• Trip to K2 Basecamp & Gondogoro La

    Tour price
    Tour duration
    17 Days
    Tour operator Traverse Pakistan
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    Tick off the this year; the long awaited wish of camping under the King of Karakorams, K2 (8611m). As you hike along the The Baltoro Glacier, Trangos will stand tall whilst you immerse yourself into traversing through The Gondogoro La.
    Concordia offers the region's best place to camp for mountain enthusiasts not involved in climbing. With scenic views, it also offers short treks to several important base camps: K2, Broad Peak and the Gasherbrum I&II
    Duration of trek = 15/16 days.
    Hotel Night = 3/4.
    Maximum altitude = above 5700m.
    Trek Status = Strenuous.
    Participants need to bring:
    >Down Sleeping Bag
    >Day Bag
    >Sun Block
    >Sun Glasses
    >Warm clothes
    >Proper Trekking Shoes
    > Water Bottle
    Tour schedule
    Day 0
    (20 July):10:00 pm: Departure from Karachi via Faisal Movers Luxury Bus
    (21 July) 07:00 pm: Departure from Thokar Niaz Baig, Lahore via Daewoo
    09:00 pm: Departure from Karachi via Flight
    Day 1
    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
    Hotel Panorama Chillas or Simila
    Day 2
    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 Hotel or Similar.
    All meals are include
    Day 3
    From Askole to Jula road is new born road . Just opened in this season. So you can save 1 day from your precious time .
    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. Drive : 08-09 hrs.
    Day 4
    Walk: 05-06 hrs., Grade: Moderate, Altitude: 3480m
    Day 5
    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.
    Day 6
    Rest Day (CAMP)
    This day is reserved for rest, fun and acclimatization. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff.
    Day 7
    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.
    Day 8
    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.
    Day 9
    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 of cancelation will back via same.
    Day 10
    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.
    Day 11
    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.
    Day 12
    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.
    Overnight in tents all meals served by camp staff. Walk: 06 - 07 hrs.
    Day 13
    SHAICHO TO- HUSHEY (Tents). An easy day will bring you to Hushey village. Evening free. Overnight in tents.
    Day 14
    HUSHEY -TO- SKARDU (HOTEL). Embark jeeps for a full day ride on a winding jeep trail to Skardu.
    Dinner & Stay at Snowland Guest House, Skardu
    All meals included.
    Day 15
    Early in the morning fly to Islamabad, if unable to fly same day drive to Chilas
    Overnight Hotel at Panorama Chillas.
    And next day drive to Islamabad
    Day 15: (6th August)
    06:00 am: Breakfast at Chillas
    07:00 am: Departure for Islamabad
    09:30 am: Visit Babusar & Lulusar Top
    07:00 pm: Reach Islamabad
    07:30 pm: Departure for Lahore
    09:00 pm: Dinner & Night Stay at Guest House, Islamabad (For Karachi Participants Only)
    11:50 pm: Reach Lahore
    Day 16
    (11th August) (For Karachi Participants Only)
    07:00 am: Breakfast at Islamabad
    09:30 am: Take off from Islamabad International Airport; for Karachi Participants Via Flight
    (timings may vary as per ticket timings)
    11:30 am: Arrival at Jinnah International Airport
    04:00 pm: Departure for Karachi via Faisal Movers / Daewoo Luxury Bus
    Day 17
    (7th August) (For Karachi Participants Only)
    01:00 pm: Arrival at Cant Station, Faisal Movers Luxury Bus

    Services included

    Included in the price
    1. Thoraya phone during trekking (call charges not included).
    2. Generator Services during Trek for lighting and charging.
    3. All meals during trekking.
    4. Best Tourist class hotels accommodation up and down Hotel accommodation on 2/3 person sharing basis.
    5. Camping, cleaning and related gear, Sleeping tents, mattresses, kitchen tents.
    Services of expert cook and low altitude porters.
    6. 12 kg of personal baggage during trek.
    7. Trekking fee+ entry fees (US$ 200) per person for Foreigner).
    8. Insurance of crew; i.e. Cook, porters/staff.
    9. All transport mentioned in the itinerary Airport/road transfer on arrival and departure.

    Services excluded

    Excluded in the price
    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

    Trip charges

    Cost per person from Islamabad: Rs 200,000
    Cost per person for Foreigners from Islamabad: 1300 USD
    Cost per person from Lahore: Rs 205,000
    Cost per person from Karachi via Faisal Movers Luxury Bus ( including Night Stay at Islamabad ): Rs 220,000
    Cost per person from Karachi via Flight: Rs 235,000 ( price may increase/decrease as per flight ticket price )
    Add-ons: Return Flight from Islamabad to Skardu: Rs 30,000 per person
    Twin Sharing / Couple Sharing: Rs 15,000 per person
    Single Occupancy: Rs 25,000 per person

    Departure details

    (20 July: 10:00 pm: Departure from Karachi via Faisal Movers Luxury Bus
    (21 July:07:00 pm: Departure from Thokar Niaz Baig, Lahore via Daewoo
    09:00 pm: Departure from Karachi via Flight
    09:30 pm: Pick up Karachi Participants via Faisal Movers Luxury Bus By Uber/Careem
    11:00 pm: Pick up Karachi Participants coming via Flight from Islamabad International Airport Via Uber/Careem
    11:30 pm: Meeting Point: Daewoo Terminal, Rawalpindi For All Participants

    Upcoming departures

    Cancellation policy

    1. 24 HRS or less, 100% cancellation charges does apply.
    2. 48 HRS or less, 100% cancellation charge does apply.
    3. 3 days or more– 50% cancellation charge does apply.
    4. 7 days or more – 30% cancellation charge does apply.
    5. 20% deduction charges for "Early booking discount" holders on cancellation after 7 days will be applicable.

    Terms & Conditions

    Traverse Pakistan strictly follows these terms and conditions. You are supposed to read all of them before signing up a trip with us.
    Registered members will be provided with an undertaking form at the start of the trip having the details of the trip along with the mentioned terms & conditions. All members will be required to physically sign that form along with thumb impression.
    1. The members shall not be indulged in any act reflecting moral or character failing during the activities.
    2. Using drugs or found party to drug sale or possession is strictly prohibited. If anyone finds or caught using any kind of drug will be expelled from the trip right away on the spot and the person will not be eligible for any kind of refund.
    3.Use of violent behavior including altercation, insinuations of indecent kind, verbal and physical abuse and assault, aggravated behavior, or any other act amounting to unbecoming of member are strictly prohibited.
    4. 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.
    5. The host reserves the right to cancel trip without prior notice for any reasons deemed appropriate by them. In such a case the registered participants will receive full refund.
    6. During the trip, the itineraries may be affected by reasons beyond control of the hosts like un availability of hotels after the closing date of registrations. In such situation, organizers will not be held responsible in any case.
    7. On steep ascends in mountainous areas, air conditioned of the buses will be operational on on-off basis to keep the vehicles from overheating.
    8.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.
    9. 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.
    10. 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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