Rakaposhi & patundas Trek

Patundas situated in the upper Hunza between the Batura glacier and Passu glacier at an altitude of 4170m, it’s a climb of 1500 m the moraine of Passu glacier. In a high point surrounded by high peaks of Shisper 7619m Passu Peak 7388m, Baltar Peak 7431m, and Batura one 7885m, Karoon Koh 7458m, Dastagil SAR, and Many 6000 m peak around you. The trek starts from Borit Lake of Gulkin village to Passugar, Luzdur, through summer pastures, beautiful high meadows with limestones.

This trek is especially recommended for those who intend to do short walks for one to five days. It has varieties for those as well who take interest in long treks of up to ten days. However, a round trip starting at Borith Lake and concludes at Batura near Passu is considered a rewarding walk. Most parts of this trek are easy with wild followers and great summer pastures. The only difficult part is grossing glacier. The panoramic views of Batura 7785m, Passu 7284m & Shisper Peak 7611m is superb. You will meet very friendly Wakhi people with their cattle in summer pastures who offer yogurt, buttermilk & fresh milk to all visitors.
Patundas is a summer pasture at 4200 m on the ridge between the Passu and Batura glaciers. The views from Patundas are spectacular in altogether directions and it’s enjoyable to walk through the alpine meadows for hours along the ridge top. This is often one of the foremost beautiful treks in Hunza valley. This trek will lead you to Patundas Meadows from where you’ll have a bird’s eye view of just about all the peaks of Hunza. You’ll witness the snow-covered peaks floating over and among the suspended fog and mist, presenting a view which you’ll never be ready to scratch from your memories. The best season to do the Patundass trek is from June to September. The fascinating view of Passu Peak 7284 m, Batura Peak 7500 m, Shishper 7619 m, Dasteghil Sar 7885 m, Momhil Sar 7342 m, and Rakaposhi Peak with the peak of 7788 m all around you.

Patundas trek starts from Borith Lake and go through Passu gar, Luzhdar, and Patundas meadows along the Passu white glacier. This is often a simple and short trek recommended for all ages and doesn’t require any good fitness.