Beautiful view into China! A great road trip along the Karakoram highway to the border following the river. Air is quite thin as its 4,693 m (15,397 ft) above sea level and can get very chilly but a must do if you are visiting the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
Pakistan and China, the two friendly neighboring countries separated by the highest mountainous range of the world The Karakorum ranges. The only place connecting two countries together over this mountainous range is The Khunjerab Pass, at the height of 16,200 ft. Khunjerab Pass is the point were the Highest Paved international road The Karakorum Highway enters China connecting Xinjiang Uyghur...
It could be taken as a day-trip from Passu, upper Hunza, some 3,4 hrs drive from Passu to Khunjerab pass, the pass that connects Pakistan with China.
It is 4700 m pass and national park, that's a considerable population of Ibex and snow leopard.
The pass is closed officially from the 31st of December till the 1st of May, because...