Tirich Mir Base Camp Trek

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Duration

16 Days

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Cancellation

Up to 30

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Group Size

15 peoples

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Languages

English

Overview

Tirich glacier trekking right into the very center of the high Hindukush mountains to the base camp of Tirich Mir 7708m known as Babu camp 4724m named after our veteran guide Babu Mohammed. On route, there are impressive 7000m summits like Noshaq 7492m, Istor Nal 7403m besides others. Hindukush Tirich Mir Base Camp Trek  Two excess routes are possible either through Torkhow valley or the Zani pass which is preferred for acclimatization before the high trek. The trip can be combined with other treks in the region.

The Hindukush lies beyond the reach of the monsoon and, is a deserted, arid mountain scape visited by very few. The scenic Trich valley is very fertile, and populated with several small villages.

A spectacular drive to Uthul takes us to the jump off point, and trekking across Zani Pass (3886m) provides excellent views Hindukush and the Hindu Raj Ranges. Passing through the villages fo Atak and Bandak, one arrives Shogor, at the food of the Trich Glacier.
A free day will enable us to explore and will, allow for fantastic vies of Trich Mir (7708m), Istoro Nal (7403m) and heavily crevassed upper Trich Glacier. Visit legendary Kafir Kalash of Chitral.

Tirich glacier trekking right into the very centre of the high Hindukush mountains to the base camp of Tirich Mir 7708m known as Babu camp 4724m named after our veteran guide Babu Mohammed. On route, there are impressive 7000m summits like Noshaq 7492m, Istor Nal 7403m besides others. Two excess routes are possible either through Torkhow valley or the Zani pass which is preferred for acclimatization before the high trek. The trip can be combined with other treks in the region.

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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. After refreshment 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.

Day-02: Drive from Islamabad to Swat

After breakfast departure for Swat, 230 km, 4-5 hours, en-route visit well-preserved monastery of Takhat-e-Bai. Driving along the picturesque Malakand Pass you will first visit the magnificent ancient Buddhist monastery Takht-i-Bahi dating back to 1st to 7th Century AD. Takht-e-Bhai consists of numerous chapels and stupas sticking to the high, rocky spurs. Next, continue to the enchanting Swat Valley visiting the famous Churchill’s Picket en route. The valley of Swat, famous for its scenic beauty, snow-capped peaks, countless waterfalls and glaciers, water springs and pastures, streams and rivulets, thick woods, glades and glens, natural parks, lakes and dark forests.

Day-03: Drive from Swat to Chitral

Drive to Chitral 254 km, 7-8 hours, afternoon visit Chitral town. Chitral town is surprisingly large; it is population having swelled by Afghan refugees from across the border. Visit Chitral fort and 100 years old Shahi mosque surrounded by clusters of enormous chinars trees. The impressive fort is the ancestral home of the mehtars of Chitral (The ex-ruling family).

Day-04: Excursion to Kalash Valleys

Drive to Kalash valleys visit Bumburet, Birir, and Rumbur, evening back to Chitral Chitral prime attraction is the Kalash valleys, home of 3000 non-Muslim Kafir Kalash (or black infidels) who live in 20 small villages in the valleys of Birir and Rumbur. The Kafir Kalash still follow their own religion, a mixture of animism and ancestor-and fire-worship, and have retained some of their original cultures. They make offerings to several gods: Sajigor, the highest deity, is in charge of everything: Surisan protects the cattle, Goshedoi milk products, and praba fruit. Most of the Kalash are pale skinned, and some of them even have fair hair and blue eyes, all of which give rise to the usual legend that they are descended from the followers of Alexander.

Day-05: Trek to Zani Pass

Trek to the high Zani pass 3840-m 6 hours for great views. Camp on the pass.

Day-06: Trek to Shahgrom

Trek descend down to Shahgrom 2/3 hours Altitude 2760 m. Overnight in tents

Day-07: Trek fro Sheiniak

Trek through willow/scree & dry rocky terrain to Sheiniak 4/5 hours. Altitude 3540 m. Overnight in tents

Day-08: Trek to Shugurbaisum

Trek besides the glacier then moraine to Shugurbaisum 5 to 6 hrs. Altitude 4038 m. Overnight in tents

Day-09: Trek to Tirich Mir base camp

Trek to Tirich Mir base camp 6/7 hours, Babu camp Altitude 4724 m. Overnight in tents

Day-10 Free day in Base Camp

Exploration around Babu camp 4724m. Overnihgt in tents

Day-11: Trek to Shugurbaisum

Trek to Shugurbaisum Altitude 4038 m. Overnight in tents

Day-12: Trek to Sheiniak

Trek to Sheiniak. Altitude 3540 m. Overnight in tentsTrek to Sheiniak. Altitude 3540 m. Overnight in tents

Day-13: Trek and Drive to Chitral

Trek to Shahgrom and drive to Chitral. Overnight at hotel

Day-14: Drive from Chitral to Swat

Drive to Swat 254 km. en route stop at various view points for photography and refreshment. Overnight at hotel

Day-15: Drive from Swat to Islamabad

Drive to Islamabad 245 km en-route visit Taxila Museum and historical sites.

Day-16: Fly back

Drive to Islamabad airport for international flight

  • All road and airport 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)
  • Waste management fees (government requirement)
  • Islamabad city tour all entry fees included
  • Support staff (cook, assistant(s) etc)
  • Member personal luggage (15 kgs)
  • First aid medicine kit (basic)
  • Satellite phone for emergencies
  • D3V sleeping tent, Messt tent, Kitcht tent, Toilet Tent, Mattresses and all necessary kitchen utensils
  • 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, fax, email charges, 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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