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trek to k-2 basecamp

challenge yourself

Hurry up! Join us on a journey of a lifetime and see the breathtakingly beautiful “Savage mountain”, at an extremely reasonable price. Our team of professional staff, which will accompany you on your journey, is supervised by Mr. Ahmed Naseeb Shigri M.D North Paradise who has a wealth of experience and has travelled to K2’s basecamp innumerable times. Whether you’re a tour operator, an individual tourist or a corporate organization, you can count on our expertise and commitment.

challenge your limits

29th june

Price : Rs.1,25,000

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21 day trip

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Hurry up to join journey of lifetime to see the most incredible places in cheapest price with professional services.
We will take you to far-off places as an honoured guest served by our professional staff under the supervision of Mr Ahmed Naseeb Shigri M.D North Paradies, who has been to K2 Base camp 100’s of time .
Whether you are a tour operator, corporate organization, families or an individual tourist, you can count on our expertise and commitment.
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FACT SHEET
Departure/Return Location: Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad
Duration: 20 days for International trekkers)
Camping Night: 13 days
Hotel Nights: 07 days for Foreigner
Maximum Altitude: 5700 meters
Trek Status: Strenuous
Trek zone: Restricted
Location: Karakoram Range

ITINERARY
DAY 01 –ARRIVAL RAWALPINDI (HOTEL)
Upon arrival at air port met our representative for a brief representation and transfer to your 3*Hotel in Islamabad/Rawalpindi. After a short rest drive to Islamabad for trek briefing at Ministry of Tourism. Overnight in hotel all meals is included.

DAY 02 –RAWALPINDI/SKARDU (HOTEL)
Fly to Skardu, if unable to fly, same day we will drive to Skardu, spending a night in Junction Resort .

Package Services Starts

DAY 03 –SKARDU (HOTEL)
Emergency day in case, flight does not operate on day 02 this day will be use to transfer the members by road from Chilas to Skardu. Total drive time from Islamabad to Skardu is 22-24 hours. Overnight hotel in Hotel :All meals is included .
While staff will make final arrangement for the trek

DAY 04 –SKARDU -TO- ASKOLE (CAMP)
Embark jeeps for a full day ride on a winding jeep trail to Askole – The last inhabitance on our way to the Great Glaciers. Highest in the region, the stone & timber abodes contain dark & narrow stairwells riven by gloomy, unlit alleys cluster within the embrace of the fertile terraces. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

Distance 96 Km, Drive 07-08 Hrs. Altitude 3050 M.

Note:-The road to Askole comes undergoing rapid erosion and gets closed quite often. If unable to jeep, the group will disembark & walk to Askole on the same day or camp for overnight (subject to distance).

DAY 05-ASKOLE -TO- KOROPHONE TO JHULA (CAMP)
Today we leave the last inhabited village. For the remaining portion of our journey we rely on our porters who carry our food and equipments and sustain our expedition. After scrambling over a ridge we come across what legend says an old polo field. Passing through a rock gap we cross the Biafo glacier and camp beside it’s snout at korophone. The Biafo Glacier is a huge river of ice 63 Km long which descends from the central peaks of the Karakoram & flows east into the Braldu Valley at a point about 10 Kms east of Askole. After lunch at Korofong Trek to the Dumurdo river cross at Jhula, (Jhula means wire Rope Bridge sported by a wooden basket), now a wooden bridge is made cross it & camp beside a torrent facing the Bakhordas.

Walk: 03-04 hrs, Grade: Strenuous, Altitude: 3150 M

DAY 06-JHULA -TO- PAIJU (CAMP)
Resume trek along the Braldu River to a green Oasis under the shadows of Paiju Peak 6611 M. Paiju – is a Balti word which means “SALT”. Since there are some rock salt deposits at the base of this peak, the locals believe that the snow on the summit of Paiju Peak is not snow but a huge deposit of salt which drips down to the base. From this camp we have the first views of the impressive Baltoro Glacier. Overnight in tents.

Walk: 05-06 hrs, Grade: Moderate, Altitude: 3480 M.

DAY 07 –PAIJU – Rest Day (CAMP)
Rest & acclimatization day at Piaju. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

DAY 08 PAIJU -TO- URDUKAS (CAMP)
Begin trek after an early breakfast. Traverse the junction of Paiju – Baltoro Glaciers through crevasses & lunch below Liligo, the traditional camp under the muddy cliffs with fine views of rock spires. Cross the Khuburse torrent early morning and ramble over two glacier moraines to reach the grassy slopes of Urdukas offering splendid views of the Trango, Uli Biaho & Bial Groups. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

Walk: 06-07 hrs, Grade: Moderate, Altitude: 4130 M

DAY 09-URDUKAS -TO- GOROII (CAMP)
A long walk on the icy Baltoro Glacier. Traverse the Yermanandu Glacier which flows down from Masherbrum & joins the Baltoro. Magnificent views of Muztagh, Mitre & Gasherbrum IV. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

Walk: 06-07 hrs, Grade: Strenuous, Altitude: 4500 M.

DAY 10-GORO TO CONCORDIA (CAMP)
After an early breakfast, resume a long walk on the Baltoro Glacier to a point called Concordia – a huge junction of Baltoro, Abruzzi & Godwin Austin Glaciers at 4000 meters. Within a short radius of 15 Kilometers, stand 41 peaks over 6500 meters. Including 04 peaks above 8000 M. The 360 view offers a panorama of peaks nowhere to be found on this Earth. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

Walk: 05 – 06 hrs, Grade: strenuous, Altitude: 4720 M.

DAY 11-CONCORDIA REST DAY (CAMP)
Members are free to explore K2 base (A day trip 4 hrs up 3 hrs down) after an early breakfast, resume your walk to K2 Base Camp. Overnight in tents at Concordia. All meals served by camp staff.

Walk: 07 hrs, Grade: strenuous, Altitude: 4650 M.

DAY 12-ALI CAMP FOR GONGORO LA TO HUSHEY (CAMP)
After an early breakfast leave the Concordia and we will cross several side glaciers to reach our right path. After 2 hours we will reach Vigne glacier, it is also possible to walk on the Vigne glacier which is fairly easy then walking on the stony bath on the right side of the glacier but it depend on the snow condition.

Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

DAY 13 –
ALI CAMP -CROSS GONDOGORO PASS- KHUSPANG (CAMP)

A very early start as early as 2 or 3 O’clock in the morning to cross the Gondogoro la to reach Khuspang.
The basic theme behind the early walk to reach the top of the Gondogoro Pass 5700 metres is that in the morning snow will be soft and you will not get tired quickly as the sun is not strong, but as sun get strong snow get soft, snow going to be melt and bring water and stones, also the chance of ice falls or avalanches.

Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

Walk: 10 – 11 hrs, Grade: Strenuous, Altitude: 5700 M

DAY 14- KHUSPANG REST DAY (CAMP)

Rest day excursion at Khuspang.
Incase of bad weather this day will be use to make another attempt.

DAY 15 –
KHUSPANG -TO- DALSANGPA (CAMP)

After a couple of minutes of easy walk we will comes onto the glacier. You pick your way across moving boulders and ice, finally crossing the glacier up to the camping site to reach Dalsangpa, meaning ‘field of flowers’, lives up to its name. It is a beautiful campsite at about 4,150 metres, set between two lakes, with Masherbrum Mountain and the white glacier cascading down from Masherbrum Pass reflected in the still water.

Walk: 05-06 hrs, Grade: Moderate, Altitude: 4150 M.

DAY 16-
DALSANGPA -TO- SHAICHO (CAMP)

Resume trek along the path, Keep yourself on the left side of the lateral moraine, crossing several side streams. The next hour is an unpleasant scramble along the stony, sliding glacier edge, with huge boulders poised above, ready to fall.

Continue your trek along the path goes down hill to the summer settlement called Shaicho, a large shepherd’s settlement with its won mosque, now here you can find a hotel and mountaineering equipment shop. This is the traditional camp among the forest of juniper, cedar and willow trees with giant bushes of wild roses and a good water supply. After a short break continue your walk along the Hushey river on a easy path. Upon arrival camp near the fields in Hushey village. Overnight in tents all meals served by camp staff. Walk: 06 – 07 hrs, Grade: Easy, Altitude: M,

SHAICHO
DAY 17–TO- HUSHEY (HOTEL)

An easy day will bring you to Hushey village. Evening free. Overnight in tents.

DAY 18 –
HUSHEY -TO- SKARDU (HOTEL)

AM: Embark jeeps for a full day ride on a winding jeep trail to Skardu. Upon arrival transfer to your chosen hotel. All meals included.
Package Services End
DAY 19-
SKARDU – ISLAMABAD: (HOTEL)

Early in the morning fly to Islamabad, if unable to fly same day drive to Gilgit. Overnight hotel.

DAY 20-
RAWALPINDI (HOTEL)

Upon arrival transfer to your hotel in Rawalpindi. Evening sightseeing.
If unable to fly on day 25th. This day will be use to transfer from Gilgit to Islamabad by road.

DAY 21 –
RAWALPINDI
Fly to your own country with good memories from the land of colourful and beautiful Pakistan.
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Pakistani Locals:
Rs 1,25,000 per head from Skardu to Skardu
Foriegners:
USD 2000
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Cost includes:
Thoraya phone during trekking (call charges not included)
Generator Services during Trek
All meals during trekking
Best Tourist class hotels accommodation up and down
Hotel accommodation on 2 person sharing basis.
Camping, cleaning and related gear
Sleeping tents, mattresses, kitchen tents.
Services of expert cook and low altitude porters.
12 kg of personal baggage during trek.
Trekking fee+ entry fees (US$ 150) per person for Foreigner)
Insurance of crew; i.e. Cook, porters/staff
All and transport involved in the itinerary

Cost does not included

Excess weight.
Sleeping bags and personal nature
Extras at hotels like bottled water, aerated and alcoholic drinks, laundry, phone calls
Insurance liability and other under force majeure Conditions, medical aid and helicopter rescue Coverage of members etc.
sleeping bags/gloves and down, jackets,
Tips
Travel Insurance of member.
Any other services not mentioned above
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Terms & Condition

Our Terms & Conditions are strictly followed and applied. We encourage you to read and agree with them carefully before booking a trip with us.
1. The members shall not be indulged in any act reflecting moral or character failing during the activities.
2. All members would give extra care for the local environmental care .Garbage (tins. Water bottles, wrappers etc) shall be suitably disposed without polluting water sources.
3. During the trip, the itineraries may be affected by reasons beyond control of the hosts. In such situation, organizers will not be held responsible in any case.
4. on steep ascends in mountainous areas; air conditioned of the buses will be operational on on-off basis to keep the vehicles from overheating.
5.Every humanly possible care will be taken for the safety of members, still each venture can be fraught with endangers of unforeseen natural disasters like avalanches and crevasse falls or any other accidents and sometimes such disasters cannot be ruled out. In any such type of accident during the whole tour, the company, group leader and the tour organizers will not be held responsible in any form.
6. In case of theft, lost or damage to personal belongings during the duration of the trip, organizers will not be held responsible in any case.
7. On adventure trek of this type, weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond the control of organizers can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the Leader and Guide will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group.
8. The Organizers reserves the right to use event photos for electronic/digital media.
9. Smoking in the transport is strictly prohibited.
10. The Organizers reserves the right to terminate / regret any participant due to indiscipline,
11. Read the Services not Included Portion Carefully

The reason for you

Why travel with us?

VALUE FOR MONEY

WE BELIEVE IN DELIVERING EXCEPTIONAL VALUE TO OUR CLIENTS IN OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IN THE BEST PRICES

experienced

OUR TEAM CONSISTS OF HARDENED TRAVEL VETERANS WITH MORE THAN 7 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE BETWEEN THEM

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WE ENGAGE IN RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM WHICH UPLIFTS COMMUNITIES AND PRESERVES THE ENVIRONMENT

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