Welcome to Karakorum Explorers
Karakorum Explorers is an independent family owned licensed travel company. Karakorum Explorers was established in 1992 by Mubarak Hussain, the founder and other staff were practically involved in tourism industry for the last twenty six years. Karakorum Explorers has its Head Office in the beautiful village of Ganish in Hunza - an ideal base for excursions to the mountains and into China. There is also a liaison office in Islamabad which is fully computerized with E-mail, fax, and internet connections to enhance communications. All the office based staff are highly experienced and guides, coming from the tribes in which the treks and tours are operated, have excellent local knowledge.
Trekking & Adventure Travel Specialists
We have a love of and respect for the Himalaya, Karakorum and Hindukush its stunning landscapes, vibrant cultures and wonderfully welcoming people and we believe in responsible travel working in partnership with local communities. We specialise in all kinds of adventure holiday, to all parts of the Himalaya and working in partnership with local communities. Our office is based on the beautiful Hunza Valley in Northern Area of Pakistan and we work closely with our operational office in Islamabad.
Responsible Tourism & Local Development
We care about the places we visit and the people who live there and believe that tourism should and can be something positive for both the visitors and for local communities. We make every effort through our practices and policies to p active role lay anin promoting responsible and sustainable travel. We believe that travel and tourism should benefit local communities and we support local development in the Baltistan and Chitral through donations, awareness-raising, organising events and voluntary work.
When you travel with The Karakorum Explorers you can be assured of the highest standards of service at every stage of your travel adventure, from initial enquiry through to booking, all ground handling services up to your return home. Our office staff are all experienced travellers, trekkers and climbers and are continually involved in planning current and new travel routes and services as well as regularly visiting and living in the destinations themselves. Most of our tours and treks that take place in areas where tourists are still a relatively new phenomenon. We run treks amongst the high rock walls, snow peaks and glaciers of the Karakorum as well as amongst the equally beautiful Hindukush Mountains with the greener and more varied river valleys. We offer over 70 treks, which are graded according to difficulty involved and experience needed.