Passu Peak Expedition

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Duration

32 Days

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Cancellation

Up to 30

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Group Size

10 peoples

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Languages

English

Overview

Best time for climbing Passu Peak is from June to September 

Passu Sar or Passu Peak 7284m is a mountain peak in the Batura Muztagh, a sub-range of the Karakoram mountain range, located in the Gilgit District of the Northern Areas of Pakistan, west of the Hunza Valley. It is the high point of the Passu massif, which also includes Passu Diar (or “Passu East”, “Pasu II”). The peak lies on the main ridge of the Batura Muztagh, about 7 km (4mi) east of Batura SAR.
Passu SAR or Passu Peak 7284m was first climbed on August 7, 1994, by Max Wallner, Dirk Naumann, Ralf Lehmann, and Volker Wurnig.

There are many ICE walls and crevasses between BC to camp-1, especially closed to camp-1.
From ABC to camp-1 Professional and experienced climbers have to find the exact route and fix the rope for the rest of the members. It takes time to find exact route among the ice walls and crevasses. Need at least 500 to 700m rope (depends on the size of group), ice screws and snow tub and …. Climbers must be rope up. Advise carrying 2 ladders in case of crevasses become bigger.

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K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
16-JUN-202005-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
20-JUN-202011-JUL-2020 CLOSED
01-JUL-202020-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
05-JUL-202026-JUL-2020 CLOSED
15-JUL-202003-AUG-2020 GUARANTEED
01-AUG-202020-AUG-2020 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-202027-AUG-2020 CLOSED
20-AUG-202008-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE
01-SEP-202020-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE
10-SEP-202029-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE

K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
09-JUN-202030-JUN-2020 CLOSED
16-JUN-202005-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
01-JUL-2020 20-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
05-JUL-2020 26-JUL-2020 CLOSED
07-JUL-2020 26-JUL-2020 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-202003-AUG-2020 GUARANTEED
06-AUG-202027-AUG-2020 CLOSED
10-AUG-202029-AUG-2020 AVAILABLE

Snow Lake Biafo Hisper Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
25-JUN-202016-JUL-2020 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-201907-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
22-JUL-201912-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
01-AUG-201923-AUG-2019 CLOSED
03-AUG-201925-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-201927-AUG-2019 CLOSED
07-AUG-201928-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
15-AUG-201907-SEP-2019 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: Drive from Islamabad to Chilas

Drive to Naran 6-7 hours, 239 km, after lunch continue drive to Chilas 3-4 hours 113.3 km via Babusar Pass 4,173 m.
Babusar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4,173 m (13,691 ft) above the sea level. The pass is the highest point in the Kaghan Valley, Pakistan. The pass connects the Kaghan Valley via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakorum Highway. It’s one of the famous hair pinned roads in the world.
Altitude: 1,265 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-03: Drive from Chilas to Kariambad

Drive to Karimabad (Hunza) 5-6 hours 240 km. En-route stop at junction point of three great mountain ranges meet, the Karakorum, Himalaya and Hindukush, at Thalichi for photography from Nanga Parbat 8,126 m and at Rakaposhi view point for photography and refreshment.
Altitude: 2,500 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-04: Karimabad to Borith Lake & Luzdher

Drive to Borith Lake 1 hour and meet porter and trek to Luzdher 3-4 hours.
Today we cross Passu white glacier, with sections of some crevasses in beginning and end also huge boulders. Luzdher camp is at the base of Patundas meadows; while cross Passu glacier especially in the beginning and at the end our valued clients has to be rope up just for safety precautions. There are no crevasses in the middle of the glacier. Have a nice view of Passu peak, Shishper peak, Ultar SAR and Popdan peak.
Altitude: 3.660 m
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day-05: Tre from Luzdher to Patundas Pass

Trek to Patundas Pass 4-5 hours.
Steep trek to Patundas, a meadow at the crest of a small hill, this brings you the fascinating area of upper Hunza. The highlight being Patundas Meadows 4575 m. A vantage point, which offers views of an ocean of peaks: Shisper 7611 m, Dastagil SAR 7785 m, Momhil SAR 7343 m, Rakaposhi 7788 m and many more.
Altitude: 4,100 m
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-06: Trek from Patundas Pass to Base Camp

Trek from Patundas Pass to Passu Peak base camp 4 hours.
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-07-26: Climbing Days in Passu Peak Base Camp

19 days in Passu Peak base camp for climbing.
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-27: Trek from Passu Peak BC to Luzdhur

Trek down to Patundas Das Pass and continue trek to Luzdhur.
Altitude: 3,660 m
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-28: Trek from Luzdhur to Passugar

Trek down to Passugar.
Altitude: 3,200 m: Accommodation: Camping: Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-29: Borith Lake and Karimabad

Trek to Borith Lake and drive to Karimabad via Attabad lake.
Altitude: 2,500 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-30: Drive from Karimabad to Naran

Drive to Naran via Babusar Pass 4172 m, 355 km.
Altitude: 2,409 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-31: Drive from Naran to Islamabad

Drive to Islamabad 5-6 hours, arrive and transfer to hotel.
Altitude: 540 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-32: Fly back Home

Transfer to Islamabad airport for return flight

  • Airport transfer on first and last day in Islamabad
  • All domestic road transfers
  • All hotel accommodation
  • All hotel meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • All meals during trek and at B.C. as per itinerary.
  • Liaison with Ministry of Tourism in Islamabad for climbing permits and documentation
  • Assist import/export permit from Ministry of Tourism.
  • Cargo handling and storage in Skardu office.
  • Satellite phone for emergency
  • Electricity generator
  • Arrangement of Official Briefing/Debriefing.
  • Porterage of 75 kg per person of expedition equipment.
  • Sleeping tents, mattresses, mess tent, Toilet tent and shower tent
  • Tables/field stools and camping ground fees.
  • Kitchen equipment, crockery, cutlery, fuel and related community gear.
  • Wages and basic kit of guide, Sirdar, cook and assistant(s).
  • Experienced Pakistani cook and Kitchen staff
  • Insurance of our field staff and low altitude porters (except helicopter rescue).
  • International air ticket & airport taxes.
  • Visa fee for Pakistan & personal insurance of the clients.
  • Tips for drivers, porters and staff
  • High altitude porters/any crew above BC.
  • Helicopter charges in case of use for rescue.
  • 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, charges, liquor or soft drinks,
  • Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely
  • Cargo Clearing agent charges.
  • Any other service that is not mentioned in the list above.

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