K-2 EXPD |57 Days

Trip Highlights

Mount K2 8611 M is the second highest peak in the world and highest peak in Pakistan. Mount k2 is also known as CHOGORI which is Balti language means the king of mountains.K2 has variously been described as “awesome” , ” Killer ” and “Savage Mountain.This is because of massiveness of its size and unsuccessful attempts made on it by various expedition parties.K2 is rocky mountain upto 6000-M.

Trip Overview

Mount K2 8611 M is the second highest peak in the world and highest peak in Pakistan. Mount k2 is also known as CHOGORI which is Balti language means the king of mountains.K2 has variously been described as “awesome” , ” Killer ” and “Savage Mountain.This is because of massiveness of its size and unsuccessful attempts made on it by various expedition parties.K2 is rocky mountain upto 6000-M, beyond which it becomes an ocean of snow. K2 8611-M is situated on the Pakistan China border in the mighty Karakorams. The traditional rout to its base camp goes from Skardu Baltistan which is linked with Islamabad by Karakoram Highway as well as by air. From Skardu the rout goes via Shigar-Dassu-Askole upto Concordia over the Baltoro Glacier.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1 :   ARRIVAL ISLAMABAD TRANSFER TO HOTEL
Day 02    FREE DAY
Day 03    FLY TO SKARDU
Day 04    SKARDU FREE DAY AND BRIEFING
Day 05    DRIVE TO  ASKOLE
Day 06    TREK TO JHOLA
Day 07    TREK TO PAIYU
Day 08    REST DAY IN PAIYU
Day 09    TREK TO URDUKASH
Day 10  TREK TO GORO II
Day 11  TREK TO BROARD PEAK BASE CAMP.
Day 12  TREK TO K2 BASE CAMP
Day 13 – 47  CLIMBING PERIOD
Day 48  TREK BACK TO GORO II
Day 49  TREK BACK TO KHUBURTZE
Day 50  TREK BACK TO MUNDUNG
Day 51  TREK BACK TO ICE KOLI
Day 52  DRIVE TO SKARDU
Day 53  FAREWELL AND DEBRIEFING
Day 54  FLY BACK TO ISLAMABAD
Day 55  LEISURE DAY IN ISLAMABAD
Day 56  INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT TO HOME COUNTRY

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 :   ARRIVAL ISLAMABAD TRANSFER TO HOTEL
Day 02    FREE DAY
Day 03    FLY TO SKARDU
Day 04    SKARDU FREE DAY AND BRIEFING
Day 05    DRIVE TO  ASKOLE
Day 06    TREK TO JHOLA
Day 07    TREK TO PAIYU
Day 08    REST DAY IN PAIYU
Day 09    TREK TO URDUKASH
Day 10  TREK TO GORO II
Day 11  TREK TO BROARD PEAK BASE CAMP.
Day 12  TREK TO K2 BASE CAMP
Day 13 – 47  CLIMBING PERIOD
Day 48  TREK BACK TO GORO II
Day 49  TREK BACK TO KHUBURTZE
Day 50  TREK BACK TO MUNDUNG
Day 51  TREK BACK TO ICE KOLI
Day 52  DRIVE TO SKARDU
Day 53  FAREWELL AND DEBRIEFING
Day 54  FLY BACK TO ISLAMABAD
Day 55  LEISURE DAY IN ISLAMABAD
Day 56  INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT TO HOME COUNTRY

Equipment List

Footwear:

  • Climbing boots
  • Cold weather boots for base camp
  • Trainers
  • Comfortable sandals
  • Lightweight hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Booties
  • Light socks
  • Heavy socks

Clothing:

  • Lightweight long underwear top
  • Expedition weight long underwear tops
  • Lightweight long underwear bottoms
  • Expedition weight underwear bottoms
  • Briefs/Underwear
  • Short-sleeved shirts/T-shirts
  • Jacket synthetic or fleece
  • Synthetic insulated pants
  • Down suit
  • Down insulated jacket with hood
  • Down pants
  • Waterproof breathable jacket & pants
  • Wind shirts/light shell jacket
  • One piece climbing shell (optional)

Head & Hand Gear

  • Lightweight syntheticliner glove
  • Headlamp with spare bulb and extra alkaline batteries
  • Windstopper fleece gloves
  • Insulated climbing gloves
  • Mittens with liners
  • Sun hat
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Balaclava
  • Face mask
  • Mountain helmet

Accessories

  • UV Sunglasses
  • Glacier glasses
  • Ski goggles
  • Spare batteries

Climbing Equipment

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Carabiners
  • Webbing
  • Perlon cord
  • Ascenders
  • Rappel device
  • Camping Gear
  • Backpack
  • Day pack
  • Two Sleeping bags:-40C/-30F
  • Compression stuff sacks
  • THermal sleeping pad
  • Foam pad
  • 2 Water bottles
  • Lightweight steel thermal bottle
  • Pee bottle
  • Pee Funnel for Women.
  • Pack towel
  • Extendable 2 trekking poles
  • Swiss army knife
  • Large mug, plastic bowl, fork and spoon

Medical & Personal

  • Sunscreen
  • Lipscreen
  • Toiletry kit
  • Personal medication
  • Water purification tablets
  • Zip-loc bags
  • Baby wipes or wet towels
  • Ear plugs

Travel Items

  • 2 large expedition duffel bag
  • Small travel bag
  • Nylon stuff sacks
  • Lightweight cotton long sleeve shirt
  • Hiking pants and/or skirt/sarong
  • Lightweight pants

Cost Included

  • Arrival & departure transfers by private vehicle
  • B&B accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3 star hotel on a twin-share basis
  • Complete camping equipment for trekking
  • Accommodation & meals while trekking
  • Food & camping at Base Camp for members & staff
  • Expedition permit (shared basis) & national park fee (wherever applicable)
  • 1 tent per climber at Base Camp
  • 2 Base Camp staff (1 cook & 1 kitchen boy)
  • 1 liaison officer plus daily wages, equipment & insurance
  • Staff wages, equipment allowance & insurance
  • Required number of porters (porters to carry up to 30kgs each) including food & equipment
  • Domestic airfare (strictly as per itinerary) for members & staff
  • Cargo fees (strictly as per itinerary)
  • Cargo clearance & duty fees
  • All surface transfers as per the itinerary
  • Farewell dinner at authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural program

Cost not Include

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • High-altitude Climbing Sherpa
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during trekking.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones and Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Filming permit (if special camera)
  • Cargo Customs clearance duty fees
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs

Customer Review

0  Reviews on K-2 EXPD

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

12345

Price from Ask
  • Trip Duration: 57 Days
  • Trip Grading: More challenging
  • Max Altitude: 8,611 M
  • Best Time: Summer
  • Trip Mode: camping,lodging
  • Group Size: 2-10 People
24/7 Customer Support
  • +977-9841841284
  • Quick Enquiry

    captcha