K2 Base Camp Trek

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Duration

20 Days

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Cancellation

Up to 30

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Group Size

14 peoples

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Languages

English

Overview

K2 Base Camp Trek

K2 base camp trek is the most popular trekking holiday for trekkers.  It provides one of the most unique and the most spectacular views of the northern mountains. It gives great views of four 8,000m peaks and is thought by many to be one of the best high mountain treks in the world.

K2 Base Camp Trek  is a challenging and demanding trek that involves trekking and hiking along Baltoro (5th longest glacier at 62km) and Godwin Austin. The Baltoro Glacier meets the Vigne and Godwin-Austen glaciers at the huge natural amphitheater of Concordia. This is one of the most spectacular mountain campsites in the world.

We are a hometown company providing full board services to Baltoro region since last 2 decades. Having highly experienced dedicated team who will guide you throughout your adventure in the Karakoram.  Our Itinerary is  the best itinerary in terms of acclimatization, enjoyment and safety.

Our  new itinerary combines all that is best in the Karakoram: a visit to K2 Base camp, a challenging ascent of a high pass, and the chance to experience two very different valleys. This trek offers variety and excitement. It is an unforgettable mountain experience

 

You might also want to check out our K2 Base Camp and Gondogoro La Trek

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Highlights

  • Base Camps of K2 and Broad Peak
  • Concordia - Throne Room of the Mountain Gods
  • Walking in Concordia and the Baltoro Glacier
  • Trek up to Godwin Austin glacier via Baltoro Glacier (5th longest and world’s largest outside the polar region)
  • View of 8,000 m peaks including Broad Peak (8,047 m) and K2 (8,611 m) from Concordia & base camp.
  • Views of other peaks between 5,000m to above 7,000m peaks including Gasherbrum-IV, Masherbrum & more
  • Views of Glaciers (e.g. Biafo, Vigne, Liligo, Dunge, Muztagh, Biango, Mandu, Khalkal and more), lakes and streams
  • Sightseeing in Skardu and Islamabad

K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
16-JUN-202105-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
20-JUN-202111-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
01-JUL-202120-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
05-JUL-202126-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-202103-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
01-AUG-202120-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-202127-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
20-AUG-202108-SEP-2021 AVAILABLE
01-SEP-202120-SEP-2021 AVAILABLE
10-SEP-202129-SEP-2021 AVAILABLE

K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
09-JUN-202130-JUN-2021 AVAILABLE
16-JUN-202105-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
01-JUL-2021 20-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
05-JUL-2021 26-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
07-JUL-2021 26-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-202103-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-202127-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
10-AUG-2021 29-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE

Snow Lake Biafo Hisper Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
25-JUN-2021 16-JUL-2021 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-2021 07-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
22-JUL-202112-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
01-AUG-202123-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
03-AUG-202125-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-202127-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
07-AUG-202128-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
15-AUG-202107-SEP-2021 AVAILABLE

Detailed Itinerary

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Day-01: Islamabad and Rawalpindi

Welcome at Islamabad airport, and transfer to hotel. Afternoon proceed for city tour of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, which includes famous Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian, Pakistan monument, Damen Koh, Lok Versa, Museum, Rawalpindi old bazaar, Raja Bazaar.
Altitude: 540 M
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-02: Fly from Islamabad to Skardu

Today we take the short but spectacular flight to Skardu one hour. Afternoon is free to explore Skardu town.
Note: If our flight is cancelled due to bad weather, we will start the drive to Chilas traveling for 11/12 hours via Babusar Pass 4,173 m.
• Altitude: 2,228 M
• Accommodation: Hotel
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-03: Free day in Skardu

Free/preparation day in Skardu. Today we enjoy a free day in Skardu where we can visit the bazaar and Khurpucho Fort.
Note: If our flight canceled on day 2, we will spend 8-9 hours driving from Chilas to Skardu along with Indus River.
• Altitude: 2,228 M
• Accommodation: Hotel
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-04: Drive from Skardu to Askoli

Today we take the spectacular drive by jeeps to Askoli 6-7 hours. Askoli is starting point of our trek. It is a spectacular drive from Skardu to Askoli, the jeep road crosses the Braldu River three times and passes the villages of Dassu, Apligon, Pakora, Hoto Chongo and Thongal.
• Altitude: 3,000 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-05: Trek from Askoli to Jhola

After meeting the porters in the morning, we walk along the Braldu River to Korofoung for lunch 3 hours, enjoy great views of Bakhor Das 5,809 m and the Biafo Glacier, after lunch continue trek to Jhola another for 3-4 hours.
• Altitude: 3,200 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-06: Trek from Jhola to Paiyu

Trek to Paiyu 6-7 hours 16.6 km.
This is an undulating walk, difficult at times, with the first views of dramatic mountains ahead. The trail climbs to a vantage point from which you see the snout of Baltoro Glacier and, in the far distance, a magnificent panorama of the Cathedral and Trango Towers and left of them, the unmistakable triangle of K2.
• Altitude: 3,450 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-07: Acclimatization day in Paiyu

Free day for local exploration and porters will prepare their food for further trek K2 base camp trek. We enjoy a slow start today taking in our stunning surroundings. We take a short acclimatization trek during the day and in the evening sing and dance with the porters.
• Altitude: 3,450 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-08: Trek from Paiyu to Urdukas

Trek to Urdukas 7-8 hours 15.9 km.
Another stunning day on our journey to K2 Base Camp. The participants will experience the stunning views as they move ahead, The views of Paiyu Peak 6,610 m, Uli Biaho 6,417 m, Great Trango Tower 6,286m, Lobsang Spire 5,707 m and the Cathedral Towers.
• Altitude: 4,050 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-09: Trek from Urdukas to Goro-II

Trek to Goro camp 12.1 km, 5-6 hours.
A special day today as we are greeted by our first full view of the giant peaks of the Karakorum. Masherbrum 7821 m, Muztagh Tower (7,284 m), Gasherbrum-IV (7,925 m), Miter Peak 6,025 m and Biarchedi Peak 6,781 m.
• Altitude: 4,380 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-10: Trek from Goro-II to Concordia

Trek to Concordia 9.2 km, 5 hours, where the Baltoro, Abruzzi and Godwin Austen glaciers meet. The 360-degree panoramic view here is one of the most spectacular sights in the world. Concordia the joining of the five glaciers you will be in the heart great Mountain K2, 8611 m, Broad Peak 8047 m, Angel Peak 6858 m to the left and to the East Baltoro Kangri, Kondus, Snow Dome, Golden Throne and numerous nameless mountains all around this is an exciting day of your trip.
• Altitude: 4,650 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-11: Broad Peak and K2 Base Camps

Trek to Broad Peak Base camp 4,800 m which offers one of the best views of K2. Afterwards we continue on to K2 Base Camp 5,135 m and then return to Concordia for the night.
• Altitude: 4,650 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-12: Return Journey Begins. Concordia to Goro

The participants will have to leave this camp and move back towards Goro II. The trek on this day will be quite easy and you will be descending down.
• Altitude: 4,380 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-13: Trek from Goro II to Urdukas

On this day the participants will make their way to the campsite of Urdukas, they will follow the same trail down via the glacier, however the views on the way back will be completely different.
• Altitude: 4,380 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-14: Trek from Urdukas to Paiyu

Trek to Paiyu. The participants on this day of the K2 base camp trek will be walking down on the side of the glacier via Liligo, this will be last area where they will be shifting their trail from the moraine on the relatively stable ground. The participants will have the opportunity to find themselves in the trees after a break and enjoy their stay at Paiyu camp site.
• Altitude: 3,450 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-15: Trek from Paiyu to Jhola

Trek to Jhola. The walking on this day will be quite easier as the participants will be following the same trail to the Bradlu gorge. The camp site will be made at Jhola.
• Altitude: 3,200 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-16: Trek from Jhola to Askoli

Trek to Askoli 5-6 hours.
On this day the participants will be back to Askoli village after walking up the side of the river.
• Altitude: 3,000 M
• Accommodation: Camping
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-17: Drive from Askoli to Skardu

Drive back to Skardu by jeeps. Our participants will have time to get fresh and to take shower.
• Altitude: 2,228 M
• Accommodation: Hotel
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-18: Fly from Skardu to Islamabad

We fly back to Islamabad. Afternoon is free for exploring.
Note: If our flight is cancelled due to bad weather, we will start the drive to Chilas travelling for 9 hours along with Indus River.
• Altitude: 5,40 M
• Accommodation: Hotel
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-19: Free day in Islamabad

Enjoy a free day in Islamabad for exploring, sightseeing and shopping.
Note: If our flight on day 18 cancelled we will spend 11-12 hours driving from Chilas to Islamabad via Babusar Pass 4173 m.
• Altitude: 5,40 M
• Accommodation: Hotel
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-20: Fly back home

Our staff will transfer all our guests to the airport on their respective departure timings.


  • All domestic flights and road transfers
  • All hotel accommodation (twin sharing room)
  • All trekking accommodation
  • All camping site and bridge fees
  • All trekking logistics (all tents, non-personal equipment and tools etc)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Licensed professional guide (government requirement)
  • Government trekking permit fees and paperwork
  • Waste management fees (government requirement)
  • Support staff (cook, assistant(s) etc)
  • Porter for personal luggage (15 kgs)
  • First aid medicine kit (basic)
  • Satellite phone for emergencies
  • D3V sleeping tent, Toilet Tent, Shower Tent.
  • International airfare and airport taxes.
  • Visa fee for Pakistan and personal insurance of the clients.
  • Tips for drivers, porters and staff
  • Single Supplement
  • Transfers to and from airports for participants making individual air arrangements
  • Optional excursions or deviations from the scheduled tour
  • Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone, liquor or soft drinks,
  • Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely
  • Any other service that is not mentioned in the list above.

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