|K2 Base Camp & Gondogoro La Trekk|
K2, base camp
Note :- Although we try to adhere to the schedule listed below, this itinerary is subject to change due to numerous reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, road washouts, vehicle breakdowns, accidents, sickness, govt restrictions, & all other unforeseen exigencies.
DAY 02 â€'CHILAS TO SKARDU (HOTEL) Chilas to Skardu. Total drive time from Islamabad to Skardu is 22-24 hours.
DAY 03- SKARDU (HOTEL) Free day for rest, shopping or sightseeing. While staff will make final arrangement for the trek. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 â€'SKARDU -TO- ASKOLE (CAMP)
Note:-The road to Askole comes undergoing rapid erosion and gets closed quite often. If unable to jeep, the group will disembark & walk to Askole on the same day or camp for overnight (subject to distance).
DAY 05-ASKOLE -TO- JHULA (CAMP)
Today we leave the last inhabited village. For the remaining portion of our journey we rely on our porters who carry our food and equipments and sustain our expedition.
DAY 06- JHULA -TO- PAIJU (CAMP)
DAY 07- PAIJU -TO- URDUKUS (CAMP) Begin trek after an early breakfast.
DAY 08- URDUKAS -TO- GORO II (CAMP) A long walk on the icy Baltoro Glacier.
DAY 09- 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 41 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.
DAY 10-CONCORDIA REST DAY (CAMP) 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. Overnight in tents at Concordia.
DAY 11- CONCORDIA -TO- ALI CAMP OR VIA COME DOWN SAME WAY. (CAMP)
DAY 12 â€' ALI CAMP -CROSS GONDOGORO PASS- KHUSPANG (CAMP)
DAY 13- KHUSPANG -TO-DALSANGPA (CAMP) It is a beautiful campsite at about 4,150 metres, set between two lakes, with Masherbrum Mountain and the white glacier cascading down from Masherbrum Pass reflected in the still water.
DAY 14- 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.
DAY 15- SHAICHO -TO- SKARDU (HOTEL) SKARDU REST DAY: Free day skardu ..
DAY -16- SKARDU TO CHILAS : (HOTEL) DAY 17-RAWALPINDI (HOTEL) DAY 18- RAWALPINDI TO KARACHI End of our services.
The walk to Concordia, K-2 BC however, is not a task to be undertaken lightly. It's a hard trek up and down the gorges, across rushing icy torrent. through broken rocks, over wire-rope bridges and through crevasse glaciers.
K2 has earned a parlous reputation like no other mountain in the world. It has been called the savage mountain and the worldâ€™s most dangerous.
K2 stands tall in the Karakorum range at 28,251 feet making it the second tallest mountain in the world.