Ishkoman to Darkot(1)
Trip Highlights:
Islamabad-Gilgit-Ghutolti-Attar Lake-Darkot-Mastuj-Chitral-Kailash Valley-Swat-Islamabad


Best time:
June to Early October


Maximum Altitude:
4650 meters


Trek grade: Easy
4650 meters


Trip Duration:
16 days


Hotel Nights:


Camping Nights:

Ishkoman to Darkot Over Attar Pass (4650 m)

When it comes to trekking, Pakistan has a variety of trekking routes for all kinds of adventure enthusiasts. There are hundreds of unexplored routes and some with just few trekkers. Hindu Kush is among the less explored mountain region in Pakistan which has a variety of choices for both soft and strenuous trekking trips. Ishkoman to Darkot village trek over Attar Pass is an easy but Interesting short trekking route. The trek can be done from either sides (from Ishkoman to Darkot or Darkot to Ishkoman. The trek from Ishkoman starts in a small village called Ghutolti with sixty five to seventy households. They valley is ideal for the adventure lovers who attempt small peaks of 6000 meters. After two days hike, you will reach Attar Lake, a beautiful natural water reservoir that lies at an altitude of around 4000 meters above the sea level. The Lake is surrounded by beautiful wild flowers and snow- capped peaks. The trek ends at Darkot Village in Yasin Valley. The return trip to Islamabad can be the same way via Gilgit or through Chitral. By taking Chitral route, Kailash valley and Swat can also be explored.