Charakusa Valley

Much of mountaineer climb on the giant of Baltoro whereas not far, the superb valley of Charakusa, Kharidas, Nangma, Humbroq and is growing by isolated towers and superb granite spires which remain out of the world. In the north east of Hushe possesses some of the best rock climbing peaks in the world. The Fati peak, Neza peak and Farhat peak presents unique climbing opportunities for rock enthusiasts. The valley is located at a Hight of two days by foot journey from Hushe valley. There are several other spectacular granite walls and spires at the eastern end of the Charakusa Glacier, some of were ever climb but many are waiting first climbers. Choice of climbs is incredible, the pretty mountainous area, delicious camping sites and the very welcome people policy make it a perfect climbing site for holidays.
1Departure/Return LocationInternational Airport, Islamabad
2Departure TimeMountain Range: Karakoram
3Elevation: 5655,5520,5490-MBest Time: June – September
4Duration: 30 DaysZone: Open
Services Include:
Lodging at base camp (single supplement)
Full base camp with dinning tent, bathroom, showers & solar charge
All internal/domestic transport
All domestic flights
50kgs (110 lbs) personal baggage
All meals during trek and at base camp (B,L,D)
Group emergency equipment/satellite phone service with fixed calling charge
Two nights stay in Islamabad hotel on arrival and two on return (bed & breakfast only)
Staff insurance (guide, cook, kitchen staff, assistant(s) & porters etc)
Experienced cook from Pakistan
Kitchen staff
Porters for all expedition supplies
Solar power at base camp
Electricity generator (backup for high voltage devices)
International airfare
Permit/royalty fee according to number of persons
Personal climbing equipment, clothing & sleeping equipment
Group climbing gear (rope, ice crew, snow bar, EPI gas, cooking pots and others)
Mountain climbing rescue and evacuation insurance policy - mandatory
Lodging and meals above base camp
Any service above base camp
Communication radio (walkie talkie)
Weather reports
Personal equipment cargo to/from Islamabad
Pakistan visa fee
Tips/gratuities to staff, cook, assistant(s) of US$ 250 per person in total
Meals in Islamabad
Extra hotel nights after the climb
Trip cancellation insurance
All expenses incurred in the event of early wind-up/summit (extra hotel nights, meals at hotels, evacuation)
Charges incurred due to delays beyond the control of Apricot Tours (Force majeure)
Personal communication (phone, fax, e-mail) between Pakistan and home country.

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