Travelogue

Exploring Gojal Valley Gulmit town in upper hunza.

Exploring Gojal Valley Gulmit town in upper hunza. Upper Hunza (Gojal Valley) is one of the most scenic area that offers some of the best views of snow capped mountains. It’s located on main KKH (Karakoram Highway) that connects Pakistan to China through “Khunjerab Pass” Pakistan and China border. Gulmit is about one and half drive from“Karimabad, the capital of hunza valley” and in mid way you can enjoy boating in






Zenith Irfan, the motorcycle ride of a brave woman in Pakistan.

Zenith Irfan, the motorcycle ride of a brave woman in Pakistan.The Hunza Valley with a spectacular landscape of mountains; Sost on the border with China; And the passage of Khunjerab to 4,733 m of altitude. A 3,000 km journey challenging the customs of a conservative and patriarchal society to achieve a dream Zenith Irfan, the motorcycle ride of a brave woman in Pakistan. Zenith Irfan was the first Pakistani woman






China and Pakistan are deepening economic and security ties with Gilgit a vital gateway

From the shouts of the livestock traders in Kashgar’s market to the Kyrgyz yurt we sleep in beneath the remote, majestic Muztagh Ata mountain range in Xinjiang, it’s China – but not as you know it I am almost flattened by a charging donkey at the Sunday livestock market in Kashgar, a town in the far west of Xinjiang province. The mount is being test ridden by a Han Chinese






China and Pakistan are deepening economic and security ties with Gilgit a vital gateway

“When we were on our way back from Khunjerab there was a land sliding. Rocks fell on us. We thought it was the end for us, we are not going back. It felt like the end of the world,” Guliafshaan Tariq recalls her journey to Khunjerab Pass. On 20 September 2015, two girls, Guliafshan Tariq, and Samar Khan broke the norm when they cycled from Islamabad to Khunjerab Pass, the






Malaysians took the world’s highest road into record book

Four employees of Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) did the country proud by becoming the first Malaysians to cycle across the Karakoram Highway, the highest paved international road in the world that connects Pakistan and China across the Karakoram mountain range. Their feat was recognised by the Malaysia Book of Records, which presented them with a certificate at a ceremony in the Kajang Stadium. The recipients were Mohd Shahrizaifuddy Shamsuddin, Ashraf






سیاحتی شعبے کی زبوں حالی لمحہ فکریہ

 تحریر۔ شیرعلی انجم ہمارے خطے کو باہر کے لوگ سیاحوں کی جنت کے نام سے پُکارتے ہیں لیکن اگر ہم جنت کی تصور کو ذہن میں رکھتے ہوئے سوچیں تو یہ بات کہنے میں کوئی قباحت نہیں کہ یہاں کے باسی ایک طرح سے جہنم میں رہتے ہیں کیونکہ یہاں کے عوام آج بھی بنیادی انسانی حقوق سے محروم ہے اس خطے کی آئینی قانونی حیثیت کے حوالے سے آج






Travel: A trip along the China-Pakistan border

By: Ziad Haider On June 22, 2013, murder occurred on the “roof of the world.” Ten mountaineers were killed at the foot of Nanga Parbat—the world’s ninth-tallest peak, located in Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region on the border with China where some of the world’s tallest mountain ranges converge. The victims included American, Chinese, Lithuanian, Nepali, Pakistani, Slovakian, and Ukrainian nationals, and the audacious attack shattered a rare sense of calm in Pakistan’s northernmost






The annual Pakistani Trekkers meet up held in Islamabad

Islamabad, December 10 (Sost Today): Around 50 trekkers, adventurers and climbers from all over Pakistan attended the annual meet up organized by Trekking Pakistan here in Islamabad on Sunday. Trekking Pakistan is non-commercial organization which provide online platform to share experience and coordination for the Pakistani trekkers, climbers and adventurers. In the meet up the participants shared their experiences, adventure stories, thoughts and ideas at the meet up event. Asghar






For a few disconcerting moments, the gridlock that ensnared our minivan on the highway linking China to Pakistan sent my mind reeling to the countless hours I’d wasted on Beijing’s perpetually congested, smog-choked ring roads. But then I stepped out of the vehicle and saw that we were facing an entirely different nemesis. A few dozen yards ahead, a rivulet of glacial melt from the Kunlun Mountains looming above us had suddenly