30 May 2015 From Islamabad
Hotels, Food, Transport Services, 4 Wheel drive jeeps form Skardu , Askoli and back. Speaking guides with extensive knowledge of the local region, cultures, languages, history and adventure. Services in camps (full Board). Cook, Assistant cook. Porters. Sleeping Tents on twin-sharing basis during camps. Sleeping bags, Kitchen, Kitchen tent. Camping fee. All road and toll taxes. 20 KG personal baggage on the trek. Wages & food in camps for guide, cook and porters. Insurance of Guide, cook and porters.
SERVICES Not INCLUDED:
Price does not include following services:
Above 20 kg luggage, rucksacks, personal clothing, National or international air tickets, immunizations, laundry, beverages, tips, personal telephone/fax service, site entrance fee and all other items of personal nature uses are not included in our package prices.
Note :- Although we try to adhere to the schedule listed below, this itinerary is subject to change due to numerous reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, road washouts, vehicle breakdowns, accidents, sickness, govt restrictions, & all other unforeseen exigencies.
DAY 01 – RAWALPINDI / Skardu. Total drive time from Islamabad to Skardu is 22-24 hours.
DAY 02- 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- KHUBERSAY (CAMP) Begin trek after an early breakfast.
DAY 07- KHUBERSAY -TO- URDUKAS (CAMP)
DAY 08- URDUKAS -TO- GORO II (CAMP) A long walk on the icy Baltoro Glacier.
DAY 09- 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.
DAY 10-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- CONCORDIA -TO- ALI CAMP OR VIA COME DOWN SAME WAY. (CAMP)
DAY 11 – ALI CAMP -CROSS GONDOGORO PASS-KHUSPANG (CAMP)
DAY 12- KHUSPANG -TO-DALSANGPA (CAMP) 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.
DAY 13- 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.
DAY 14- SHAICHO -TO- SKARDU (HOTEL) SKARDU REST DAY: Free day skardu ..
DAY -15- SKARDU TO CHILAS : (HOTEL)
2 Cushion days will be included according to numerous reasons..
Walk slowly: there is plenty of time included in the itinerary so there is no need to rush, go at your own pace and enjoy the incredible views!
Drinks lots of water: it is easier for your body to acclimatize when hydrated so drink water and avoid coffee, tea and alcohol.
The traditional trekking season in Pakistan is June to September. K2 Base Camp trek will have a wide range of temperatures depending on the
altitude and the time of day.
In the mountains between 1,000m and 3,500m the nights will be cool
normally around 5˚C. During the day temperatures canbe very hot even as
high as 40˚C in the lower elevations. Bring lots of water, sunhat and
List of Personal Equipment you need for this Trek
2. Sleeping bag (Included in the cost)
3. Sleeping mattresses (Included in the cost)
4. Head cover (scarf)
7. Full sleeves t-shirts
8. Water proof trouser
9. Water proof jacket
10. Light cotton socks
11. Woolen socks (2 pairs)
12. Thermal upper
13. Thermal trouser
14. Gloves (water proof)
15. Woolen cap
16. Sun cap/hat
17. Sun glasses (uv)
18. Water bottle 1.5 ltr
19. Two trekking sticks
20. Head torch (high beam)
21. Extra cells for torch
22. Sun block
23. Lip salve
25. Trekking boots/ covered joggers
28. Small towel
30. Extra cells/battery for camera
32. Tooth brush/paste
For more info and details
Please feel free to ask