MOTOR BIKE TOUR KARAKORAM HIGHWAY
Much of Pakistan’s mountains splendors have been opened up to the outside world by the construction of the “8th wonder of the world” Karakorum Highway or KKH.
This 1,300 kilometers-long engineering miracle links the Pakistani Capital Islamabad with Kashgar, one of the China’s legendary Central Asian cities. Literally blasted out of rock in places, this road never fails to impress.
Yet a journey along the KKH is not just about scenery, as spectacular as the views are. Former independent kingdom, the very inspiration of popular myths such as James Hilton’s Shangri-La, are now belonging to come to terms with the 20th century, welcoming visitors to their one isolated mountains fastnesses, whilst still retaining their ancient charm. The spectacular Sunday Market at Kashgar meanwhile provide an unforgettable feast for senses, and for many people is in itself reason enough to undertake a journey along the KKH.
WANT TO TEST A RIDE WITH GILGIT BIKERS AND TOURING BIKES IN THE KARAKORAM HIGHWAY ?
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