Concordia K-2 Base Camp Trek 2015

 27 May
 Islamabad, Pakistan
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 Gondogoro Trek N Tours
Trekking in the Karakoram Mountains is a wonderful experience, but trekking to Concordia is a journey of lifetime. Baltoro, home of hundreds of peaks, also home of four 8,000 meter peaks; K - 2 (8,611m) (Mountain of Mountains), Broad Peak (8,047m), Gasherbrum - I (8,068m), and Gasherbrum - II (8,035m) The trek is located in the heart of the mighty Karakoram and offers magnificent view of snow - capped mountains. Galen Rowell described Concordia as the “throne room of the mountain gods”. We have a special day reserved free at Concordia to explore the hidden beauty of these panoramic peaks or the same day can be used to visit K-2 Base Camp if you are fit enough to go and come back ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If anyone interested, please contact us ASAP and register before 10 May maximum. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FACT SHEET Duration: 16 days Camping Night: 13 days Hotel Nights: 03 days Maximum Altitude: 5150 meters Trek Status: Strenuous Best Season: June to September Trek zone: Restricted Location: Karakoram Range ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ITINERARY DAY 01-02 Islamabad to SKARDU (HOTEL) Free day for rest, shopping or sightseeing. While staff will make final arrangement for the trek. Overnight at hotel. DAY 03 –SKARDU -TO- ASKOLE (CAMP) 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 04-ASKOLE -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. DAY 05- JHULA -TO- PAIJU (CAMP) DAY 06- PAIJU -TO- URDUKUS or KHUBERSE (CAMP) Begin trek after an early breakfast. DAY 07- URDUKAS -TO- GORO II (CAMP) A long walk on the icy Baltoro Glacier. DAY 08- GORO TO CONCORDIA (CAMP) after an early breakfast resumes 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. DAY 09-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. Day 10-14 Back same route to Skardu Day 15-16 back to Islamabad ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cost: 75,000 PKR per head for Pakistani and 2000 USD per head for Foreigner ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cost Includes: Traveling Cost (Islamabad to Islamabad) BBQ at Concordia Hotel accommodation on 3 person sharing basis. Sleeping tents on 3 person sharing basis. Three time meals on traveling and trek. Kitchen equipment, crockery, fuel and related camping gear. Facilities of Guide, cooks and porters and helpers. Bridge taxes. Mattresses 05 Kg porter facility for member’s personal gear. (Above 05 Kg will be separately charged from member on spot, as per porter rate per Kg) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cos Not Included: Personal trekking equipment. Clothing Extras at hotels like drinks, laundry, phone calls. Insurance liability medical aid and helicopter rescue coverage. Any kind of travel cost (Bus Jeeps), if anyone leaves trek at any stage due to any reason. Anything thing other than mentioned above in “Cost Include” area is not included in cost. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more info and details Contact M.Ishaq CEO Gondogoro Trek & Tours E-mail: website Skype: ishaqsaqi88 Mob: 03438542281 Phone: 05815452749

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