Karakorum: K2 Base Camp Trekking

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Pakistan, ASIA & PACIFIC

Remote and spectacular, the icy peaks and vast Glaciers of the Karakoram offer unparalleled opportunities for adventurous trekking. The 62km long Baltoro Glacier is Pakistan’s number one trekking destination. Seven of the world’s twenty-five highest peaks rise above this glacier, while the lower reaches are surrounded by some of the world’s highest granite walls and spires.

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PAKISTAN

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Trekking

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22 days

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2/12 MIN/MAX

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Pakistan, ASIA & PACIFIC

This challenging trek gives great views of four 8,000m peaks (K2, Broad Peak and Gasherbrum I & II) and is thought by many to be one of the best high mountain treks in the world. Some of the wildest and most dramatic landscapes on earth are found in the vast, rugged Karakoram Range situated in Northern Pakistan. The Baltoro Glacier meets the Vigne and Godwin-Austen glaciers at the huge natural amphitheatre of Concordia. This is one of the most spectacular mountain campsites in the world. The huge pyramid of K2 only 10km distant dominates the view and creates a very special atmosphere. Our programme allows three days in the upper reaches of the Baltoro Glacier to savour the majesty of this unique place. The highest point reached on this trek is the 5,650m summit of the Gondogoro La. This is a challenging and technical route, which links the high glacial basin of the upper Baltoro with the green Hushe Valley to the south. The view from the summit is one of the most overwhelming mountain panoramas in the world, with four of the Karakoram 8,000m peaks close at hand. Our itinerary combines all that is best in the Karakoram: a visit to K2 Base camp, a challenging ascent of a high pass, and the chance to experience two very different valleys. This trek offers variety and excitement. It is an unforgettable mountain experience.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Flight to Islamabad

Day 2 - Skardu Chilas

Day 3 - Chilas-Skardu

Day 4 - Skardu-Askoli

Day 5 - Askoli-Jhola

Day 6 - Jhola-Paiju

Day 7 - Rest day Paiju-

Day 8 - Paiju-Khoburtse

Day 9 - Khoburtse-Urdukas

Day 10 - Urdukas-Goro-II

Day 11 - Goro-II-Concordia

Day 12 - Free day at Concordia

Day 13 - Concordia / CB K2-Concordia

Day 14 - Concordia / CB K2-Concordia

Day 15 - Camp at Ali-Hispung

Day 16 - Hispung-Daltsampa

Day 17 - Daltsampa-Saicho

Day 18 - Saicho-Hushe

Day 19 - Hushe-Skardu

Day 20 - Chilas-Skardu

Day 21 - Chilas-Islamabad

Day 22 - Flight Islamabad back home

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