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K2 basecamp GG La trek 2021

Karakoram Range. Pakistan

7/2/2021

Departure/return       =       Islamabad Int. Airport.

 

Duration of Trek       =       20/21 days for foreigner

 

Duration of trek        =       16/17 days domestic.

 

Hotel Nights             =       5/6 Foreigner.

 

Hotel Night              =       3/4 domestic.

 

Maximum altitude     =       above 5000m.        

 

Trek Status              =       Strenuous.

 

Trek Zone               =       Restricted

 

 TREK ITINERARY

 

DAY-01.

ARRIVAL AT ISLAMABAD INT. AIRPORT

Upon arrival at airport met our representative and transfer to your hotel in Islamabad/Rawalpindi.

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DAY-02

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI TO SKARDU (HOTEL)

Fly to Skardu, if unable to fly, same day we will drive to Skardu via Karakorum Highway, spending a night at Chilas Panorama Hotel.

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DAY-03

SKARDU (HOTEL)

Emergency day in case, flight does not operate on day 02, this day will be used to transfer the members by road from Chilas to Skardu. Total drive time from Islamabad to Skardu is 22-24 hours. Overnight hotel in Masherbrum/Baltistan Resort/Shangrala Resort/Condordia Hotel. All meals are included. While staff will make final arrangement for the trek.

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DAY-04

SKARDU -TO- ASKOLE (CAMP)

Embark jeeps for a full day ride on a winding jeep trail to Askole The last inhabitance on our way to the Great Glaciers. Highest in the region, the stone & timber abodes contain dark & narrow stairwells riven by gloomy, unlit alleys cluster within the embrace of the fertile terraces. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

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DAY-05

ASKOLE -TO- KOROPHONE TO JHULA (CAMP)

Walk: 05-06 hrs., Grade: Strenuous, Altitude: 3150m

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DAY-06

JHULA -TO- PAIJU (CAMP)

Walk: 05-06 hrs, Grade: Moderate, Altitude: 3480m

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DAY-07

PAIJU - Rest Day (CAMP)

This day is reserved for rest, fun and acclimatization. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

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DAY-08

PAIJU -TO- URDUKAS (CAMP)

After an early breakfast. Traverse the junction of Paiju - Baltoro Glaciers through crevasses & lunch below Liligo, the traditional camp under the muddy cliffs with fine views of rock spires. Cross the Khuburse torrent early morning and ramble over two glacier moraines to reach the grassy slopes of Urdukas offering splendid views of the Trango, Uli Biaho & Bial Groups. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff. Walk: 06-07 hrs.

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DAY-09

URDUKAS -TO- GOROII (CAMP)

A long walk on the icy Baltoro Glacier. Traverse the Yermanandu Glacier which flows down from Masherbrum & joins the Baltoro. Magnificent views of Muztagh, Mitre & Gasherbrum IV. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff. Walk: 06-07 hrs.

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DAY-10

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 more than 39 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. All meals served by camp staff. Walk: 05 - 06 hrs.

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DAY-11

CONCORDIA

This day is reserved to explore K2 base (A day trip 4 hrs. up and 3 hrs. down) after an early breakfast, resume your walk to K2 Base Camp. Overnight in tents at Concordia. All meals served by camp staff. Walk: 07 hrs., Grade: strenuous, Altitude: 4650m.

Note: (crossing of Gondogor LA (pass) is depend on season at that time and rescue issues. In case cancellation of crossing Gondogoro la then will back via same  route.

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DAY-12

CONCORDAI TO ALI CAMP

After an early breakfast leave the Concordia and we will cross several side glaciers to reach our right path. After 2 hours we will reach Vigne glacier, it is also possible to walk on the Vigne glacier which is fairly easy then walking on the stony bath on the right side of the glacier but it depend on the snow condition. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.

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DAY-13

ALI CAMP -CROSS GONDOGORO PASS- KHUSPANG

A very early start as early as 2 or 3 O'clock in the morning to cross the Gondogoro la to reach Khuspang. The basic theme behind the early walk to reach the top of the Gondogoro Pass 5700 meters is that in the morning snow will be soft and you will not get tired quickly as the sun is not strong, but as sun get strong snow get soft, snow going to be melt and bring water and stones, also the chance of ice falls or avalanches. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff. Walk: 10 - 11 hrs.

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DAY-14

KHUSPANG REST DAY (CAMP).

This day is reserved for rest and fun and excursion at Khuspang (mostly Lush Green area). In case of bad weather this day will be used to make another attempt.

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DAY-15

KHUSPANG -TO- DALSANGPA (CAMP).

After a couple of minutes of easy walk we will comes onto the glacier. You pick your way across moving boulders and ice, finally crossing the glacier up to the camping site to reach Dalsangpa, meaning 'field of flowers', lives up to its name. It is a beautiful campsite at about 4,150 meters, set between two lakes, with Masherbrum Mountain and the white glacier cascading down from Masherbrum Pass reflected in the still water. Walk: 05-06 hrs.

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DAY-16

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. Continue your trek along the path goes downhill to the summer settlement called Shaicho, a large shepherd’s settlement with its own mosque, now here you can find a hotel and mountaineering equipment shop. This is the traditional camp among the forest of juniper, cedar and willow trees with giant bushes of wild roses and a good water supply. After a short break continue your walk along the Hushey river on a easy path. Upon arrival camp near the fields in Hushey village. Overnight in tents all meals served by camp staff. Walk: 06 - 07 hrs.

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DAY-17

SHAICHO TO- HUSHEY (HOTEL)

An easy day will bring you to Hushey village. Evening free. Overnight in tents.

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DAY-18

HUSHEY -TO- SKARDU (HOTEL)

Embark jeeps for a full day ride on a winding jeep trail to Skardu. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. All meals included.  

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DAY-19

SKARDU – ISLAMABAD: (HOTEL)

Early in the morning fly to Islamabad, if unable to fly same day drive to Chilas  Overnight hotel.

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DAY-20

RAWALPINDI / ISLAMABAD (HOTEL)  

Upon arrival transfer to your hotel in Rawalpindi or Islamabad. If unable to fly on day 19th. This day will be used to transfer from Chilas to Islamabad by road.

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DAY-21

RAWALPINDI / ISLAMABAD

Fly back to your own country with good memories from the land of colorful and beautiful Pakistan.

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COST.

2000$          =       for International trekkers.

160k            =       for domestic trekkers (Islamabad to Islamabad)

140k            =       for domestic trekkers (skardu to skardu)

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SERVICES INCLUDED

 

ü  Thoraya phone during trekking (call charges not included).

ü  Generator Services during Trek for lighting and charging.

ü  All meals during trekking.

ü  Best Tourist class hotels accommodation up and down Hotel accommodation on 2/3 person sharing basis.

ü  Camping, cleaning and related gear, Sleeping tents, mattresses, kitchen tents.

ü  Services of expert cook and low altitude porters.

ü  12 kg of personal baggage during trek.

ü  Trekking fee+ entry fees (US$ 150) per person for Foreigner).

ü  Insurance of crew; i.e. Cook, porters/staff.

ü  All transport mentioned in the itinerary Airport/road transfer on arrival and departure.

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SERVICES NOT INCLUDED

 

1.      Excess weight. 

2.      Sleeping bags and personal nature.

3.      Extras at hotels like bottled water, aerated and alcoholic drinks, laundry, phone calls.

4.      Insurance liability and other under force majeure Conditions, medical aid and helicopter rescue Coverage of members etc.

5.       Sleeping bags/gloves and down, jackets.

6.      Travel Insurance of member.

7.       Jeep rent for local excursion (if any as like Deosai etc).

8.       Any other services not mentioned above.

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MODE OF PAYMENT:

For Online deposits:

USD $ account

A/c #: 0211001004613503.

Bank Alfalah Skardu Branch

Account Title: Ahmad Ali

 

Rupees Account

a/c : 02111003248821

Bank Alfalah Skardu Branch

Account Title: Ahmad Ali

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FOR MORE INFO AND DETAILS CONTACT.

0092 341 3457500-WhatsAPP

0092 323 5391137.

info@northparadise.com.pk

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TERMS & CONDITION:

Our Terms & Conditions are strictly followed and applied. We encourage you to read the following and agree with them carefully before booking a trip with us.

 

1.    All members would give extra care for the local environmental care .Garbage (tins. Water bottles, wrappers etc) shall be suitably disposed without polluting water sources.

2.    During the trip, the itineraries may be affected by reasons beyond control of the hosts. In such situation, organizers will not be held responsible in any case.

3.    On steep ascends in mountainous areas; air conditioned of the buses will be operational on on-off basis to keep the vehicles from overheating.

4.    Every humanly possible care will be taken for the safety of members, still each venture can be fraught with endangers of unforeseen natural disasters like avalanches and crevasse falls or any other accidents and sometimes such disasters cannot be ruled out. In any such type of accident during the whole tour, the company, group leader and the tour organizers will not be held responsible in any form.

5.    In case of theft, lost or damage to personal belongings during the duration of the trip, organizers will not be held responsible in any case.

6.    On adventure trek of this type, weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond the control of organizers can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the Leader and Guide will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group.

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CANCELLATION POLICY.

1.    100% will be refund if cancelation made 7 days before departure.

2.    50% will be refund if cancelation made 3 days before departure.

3.    Refund will be done with 6 working days..

4.    The Organizers reserves the right to use event photos for electronic/digital media.

5.    Smoking in the transport is strictly prohibited.

6.    The Organizers reserves the right to terminate / regret any participant due to indiscipline,

7.    Read the Services not Included Portion Carefully                       

THANK YOU