|International Airport, Islamabad
|Mountain Range: Karakoram
|Best Time: June to End-August
|Duration: 21 Days
arrival at airport and then transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.
Early morning flight to Skardu (flights are subject to weather), if unable to fly we will depart for Skardu by road with overnight stay at Chilas. Overnight stay in hotel at Skardu.
In case of flight has operated we will go for sightseeing tour of Skardu and in case no flight, the day will be used for over land travel from Chilas to Skardu (total drive is 22 – 24 hrs from Islamabad to Skardu). Overnight stay in hotel at Skardu.
Sight seen in Skardu final packing for the Expedition.
After breakfast we will embark jeeps for a full day ride on a winding jeep trail to Askole – The last inhabitance on our way to the Great Glaciers. (Tent)
Trek to the Dumurdo river cross at Jhula, (Jhula means wire Rope-Bridge supported by a wooden basket); now a day wooden bridge has been built to cross it. (Tent)
We will resume trek along the BralduRiver to a green oasis under the shadows of Paiju Peak 6610 M. (Tent)
Rest & acclimatization day at Paiju.(Tent)
Begin trek after an early breakfast. (Tent)
A long walk on the icey Baltoro Glacier. (Tent)
After an early breakfast, we will 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.(Tent)
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 and visit Memorial lunch at K2 base camp and back to Concordia (Tent)
After an early breakfast we will leave the Concordia for Ali Camp. (Tent)
A very early start as early as 2 or 3 O’clock in the morning to cross the Gondogoro la to reach Khuspang.(Tent)
After a couple of minutes of easy walk we will come onto the glacier. We will pick our way across moving boulders and ice, and finally crossing the glacier up to the camping site we will reach Shaicho. Walk: 06 – 07 hrs, Grade: Easy, Altitude: 3800 m.(Tent)
After breakfast we will continue walk along the Hushe River on an easy path. Upon arrival in Hushe we will camp near the fields in Hushe village.(Tent)
After breakfast we will embark jeeps for a full day ride on a winding jeep road to Skardu. Upon arrival transfer to hotel and check in.Overnight stay in hotel at Skardu.
Early morning drive for Chilas. On arrival transfer to hotel and check in.Overnight stay in hotel at Chilas.
After breakfast we will depart for Islamabad via babusar pass. On arrival transfer to hotel, overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.
We will proceed for de-briefing at Alpine Club in Islamabad. Afternoon, we will go for city tour of Islamabad. Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.
Transfer to airport for flight back home. Please Note: Gilgit Baltistan flights are subject to weather and backlog, in case of flight cancellation we will travel by road, and one night of Islamabad will be adjusted in overland travel.
|02 nights hotel in Islamabad (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
|01 nights in hotel Chilas (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
|02 nights in Skardu (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
|Pick up from group when arrive and drop to airport when group Departure Air-condition van from Islamabad –Skardu-Gilgit-Islamabad
|Flight Tickets Islamabad-Skardu
|Arrange transport on briefing and debriefing occasion
|Sightseeing the capital city of Islamabad
|Jeeps from Skardu to Arandu
|Food (during the Trek (we will serve breakfast, lunch and Dinner)
|Carry on member personal equipment, foods stuffs and camping crew etc. All porters insurance
|16 Kg porter facility for member’s personal gear. (Above 16 Kg will be separately charged from member on spot, as per porter rate per Kg)
|Guide Cook and assistance cook wages, camp food, transport and their insurance
|Mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent mattress, chairs, Tables
|Complete kitchen utensils (crockery)
|Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
|Fee: (CKNP, Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)
|International flights tickets re-confirmations
|Custom clearing assistance
|Member international flight tickets
|Helicopter emergency rescue fees Members any climbing gears
|Member personal insurance
|Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone calls, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks,
|Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely personal nature
|Any unforeseen expenses (just like road block extra hotel stay or if members stay more days at Base Camp) then members will be pay according to the numbers of days bases.
|And all the services which are not mentioned above list.