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Karakoram Highway at Mid-Night The Most Thrilling Experience

Driving down the Karakoram, how can one ever forget; the danger, the thrill of winding around the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
swirlwind
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Perth, Australia
Karakoram Highway (KKH)....the 8th Wonder of the World

It took 2 days for us to travel from Lahore to Gilgit through this breath taking highway. We were... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Dr Saridan A
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This highway connects Pakistan and China, through the mountains.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving down the Karakoram, how can one ever forget; the danger, the thrill of winding around the majesty valleys, the fortresses, the raging rivers, hanging bridges, the local culture and the gentleness of people, the abundance fruit trees...Endless fond memories. Due to the cancellation of...More

Thank swirlwind
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It took 2 days for us to travel from Lahore to Gilgit through this breath taking highway. We were informed that KKH was fully repaired about 2 years ago. The highway offers outstanding views on the Himalaya mountains. We travelled only during day time and...More

3  Thank Dr Saridan A
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The Karakorum Highway, considered as the eighth wonder of the world due to its high elevation and the difficult conditions in which it was constructed, starts from the Abbottabad Mor near Hassanabdal (Islamabad) and enters Xinjiang Uyghur Region of China from Khunjerab Pass (Gilgit-Baltistan) at...More

1  Thank Nawab T
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Traveling over the Karakoram Highway is nothing less then a breathtaking trip. The outstanding views on the Himalaya mountains, the great and unique nature and wildlife far exceeded my expectations. Probably I was lucky because of the weather conditions but I enjoyed every mile of...More

5  Thank HenkKoppelaar
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

If you drive on kkh its fun drive from seeing different cultures yo moutain vallies. And wonderful art work vehicles on it.

Thank shibli a
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I have traveled on this highway more then once. The terrain of this road is extremely tough but breathtakingly beautiful and it replaced the ancient silk route. While traveling on it you can still find the remains of the silk route. At the Khunjrab Area...More

3  Thank Shahir Yar K
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Abbotabad city centre is disappointing cluttered and congested with nothing of value to see unless you are a hardened lover of architecture and want to scour the place for the odd colonial building. On the road leading out towards Mansera on the right are shopping...More

Thank farahdiba76
Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

We flew from Islamabad to Skardu and then visited Kaplu and Shigar. Unfortunately the weather was too cloudy for the return flight so we had to drive back. Skardu to Jaglo is amazing - fabulous scenery, narrow winding road snaking above the river. We had...More

2  Thank kanderfood
Reviewed 17 April 2013

We missed our flight from Islamabad to Gilgat. So we have to go by road. We really enjoyed the travel. At the end we are very much happy that we missed the flight. We started at 07:00am and reached Gilgat at 10:00pm.The travel time can...More

2  Thank Tipu303
Reviewed 15 March 2013

It was amazing experience by road to KKH . Although road is not perfect but we friends enjoy having traveling on it . A life time experience a would say. Want to go again .

2  Thank Malik K
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