K-2 Gondogoro-La Trek

K-2 Gondogoro-La trek gives one of the greatest and loveliest mountain panorama on earth. In a small are there are four peaks above 8000 meters are nestled beside hundreds of peaks of varying altitude and beauty. The scenery here truly cannot be matched anywhere else in the world. By a spectacular flight or drivealong the KKH from Islamabad we will reach Skardu from where a seven hours jeep drive takes to Askoli for two weeks onward trek over the panoramic Gondogoro La (5550m) to Hushe village. Optional rest days at Concordia, the meeting point of Baltoro, Goodwin Austin and Vigin Glaciers, willtake us in close contact to great peaks including K-2, Broad Peak Gasherbrum II & I.The climax of the trek is the crossing of the Gondogoro La to enter the Hushe valley to take the return road journey to Islamabad. With the logistic support of Balti porters the trek becomes a mixture of nature and cultural splendors.For a magical experience let experience this trek.

Schedule



Day 1
Arrive Islamabad, transfer to hotel & sight seen in Islamabad MEETING ON ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL
Day 2
ISLAMABAD - CHILAS - 485 KMS 12 HRS DRIVE TO CHILAS LUNCH STOP EN ROUTE AT BESHAM
Day 3
CHILAS - SKARDU- 230 KMS 7/8 HRS DRIVE TO SKARDU LUNCH EN ROUTE
Day 4
SITE SEEN IN SKARDU & BRIEFING AT TOURISM OFFICE
Day 5
SKARDU – ASKOLE DRIVE TO ASKOLE BY 4 X 4 JEEPS ARRIVE AND TRANSFER TO YOUR CAMP SITE MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENTS
Day 6
TREK TO JULA ARRIVE JULA IN 7/8 HOURS OVERNIGHT IN CAMP MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENTS
Day 7
JULA - PAIJU 6/7 HRS WALK AT THE BASE OF BALTORO GLACIER, PAIJU MEANS SALT IN BALTILANGUAGE. A GRADUAL ASCENDS, BUT PREVIOUS TWO DAYS WOULD MAKE YOU WELL PREPARED FOR ALL SORT OF MOUNTAINOUS WALK. DURING THE DAY YOU WILL BE SEEING THE SNORT OF THE BALTORO GLACIER AND YOUR FIRST GLIMPSE OF THE PERFECT PYRAMID OF K-2.YOU WILL CAMP HIGHER UP, AWAY FROM THE STEAM ON A FLAT PLATFORM WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS. MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENTS
Day 8
PAIJU REST DAY AT PAIJU OVERNIGHT IN CAMP MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENTS
Day 9
PAIJU-URDUKAS 8/9 HRS - ALT 4200 MTS AFTER WALKING FOR ABOUT TWO HOURS YOU WILL REACH THE SNORT OF BALTORO GLACIER. A STEADY CLIMB OF THREE HOURS ON BOULDERS AND GLACIER WILL BRING YOU TO THE TOP OF A VAST WASTELAND WITH ALL 60 KMS OF BALTORO COVERED WITH MUD AND BOULDERS. ACROSS THE GLACIER ARE THE VERTICAL GRANITE WALLS OF PAIJU PEAK, TRANGO TOWERS AND NAMELESS TOWER COMPARATIVELY EASY WALK. MAGNIFICENT VIEWS OF PAIJU, CHORICHO, ULI BIAHO, TRANGO TOWERS, CATHEDRAL AND BIALE.PROBABLY THE BEST CAMPING SITE ON OUR ROUTE. MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENTS
Day 10
URDUKAS - GORE II 6/7 HRS - ALT 4500 MTS TODAY WALK WILL BE REWARDED BY VIEWS OF MASHABRUM, 7821 MTS, GASHERBRUM IV 7929 MTS AND GASHERBRUM II 8035 MTS. MOST OFTHE WALK ON RUBBLES AND STONES. MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENTS
Day 11
GORE II - CONCORDIA 5/6 HRS - ALT 4700 MTS A COMPARATIVELY EASY WALK ON GLACIER
Day 12
BASE CAMP EXCURSION YOU CAN VISIT K-2 & BROAD PEAK BASE CAMP BACK TO CONCORDIA MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENTS
Day 13
CONCORDIA – ALI CAMP 4/5 HRS AS YOU LEAVE C0NCORDIA FOR ALI CAMP YOU WILL HAVE TREMENDOUS VIEWS OF GASHERBRUM I & II.AFTER A FURTHER WALK OF TWO A FURTHER WALK OF TWO HOURS YOU CAN SEE ALMOST FULL VIEW OF K-2 ON YUR BACK. ALI CAMP IS AT THE FOOT OF GONDOGORO PASS.
Day 14
ALI CAMP – GONDOGORO PASS – KHUSPAN 8/9 HRS WE START OUR QUEST FOR THE PASS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT TO GET THE BENEFIT OF HARD ICE COMPARED TO SLIPRY WET CONDITIONS OF THE DAY WHEN SUN IS SHINING. USUALLY WE HAVE OUR SUNRISE AT THE TOP OF THE PASS. STEADY LEGS AND STEMINA ARE THE ONLY REQUIREENTS. A PAIR OF CRAMPONS HELP IN SNOW AND ICE CONDITIONS BUT IS NOT MENDATORY. ROPE IS FIXED ON THE LAST 150 M OF THE CLIMB. SIMILARLY ON THE OTHER SIDE WE PUT FIXED ROPE FOR EAISY AND SAFE DECEND. THE TREK TO THE BASE OF THE PASS ON THE OTHER SIDE TAKES 4 HOURS. REST OF THE DAY AT LEASURE MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENT
Day 15
KHUSPAN – SAICHO 5/6 HRS DECENDING IN TO HUSHE VALLEY MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN TENT
Day 16
SAICHO – HUSHE – MACHULO ‘3/4HRS WALK CONTINUE ON YOUR WALK TO THE HUSHE VILLAGE LATER CONTINUE TO MACHULO BY 4 X 4 JEEPS MEALS & OVERNIGHT IN FELIX GUEST HOUSE
Day 17
MACHULO – SKARDU DRIVE BACK TO SKARDU & De Briefing at Tourism Office ARRIVE AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL DINNER & OVERNIGHT
Day 18
SKARDU TO CHILAS
Day 19
CHILAS TO NARAN
Day 20
NARAN TO ISLAMABAD
Day 21
ISLAMABAD – OUT IN TIME TRANSFER TO AIRPORT FOR FLIGHT BACK HOME. END OF OUR SERVICES








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