In 1986,established a trekking route that connects the Baltoro Glacier to the Hushe Valley by Crossing a Pass called Gondogoro La 5650m.Since then,this challening Pass attracts many trekking groups and Expeditions.Also the popularity of this trekking route is reflection of the attractiveness of the natural beauty surrounding it.
No of Days. 21
Altitude: 5,650 m
Zone: Permit needed
Day-01,Arrival at Islamabad airport,transfer to hotel,After a short break with refreshments,we will visit athe Alpine Club of Pakistan for briefing,In the afternoon there will be a opportunity for a guided City Tour of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.evening back to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day-02,Drive to Chilas via Karakoram highway,it will take 11-12 hours by roda to Chilas,enroute we stop for Lunch at Besham,overnight in Chilas Panorama hotel,
Day-03,After breakfast at hotel in Chilas,we drive to Skardu,enroute we will make stop at Nanga Parbat view point for some photos,further drive to Skardu,7-8 hours ,transfer to hotel in skardu,afternoon visit local bazar,overnight at PTDC Motel Skardu.
Day-04,After breakfast in hotel,we drive by jeep to Askoli,(3100m)6-7 hours drive,overnight in Tents.
Day-05,After an 18 km walk up to an altitude of 3,200 m(6-7hrs),you will reach Jhola.overnight at the Camp.
Day-06,Today,a slightly demanding trek follows about a distance of 16.6 Kms(6-7 hrs)up to 3.450 m to Paiju,overnight at the Camp.
Day-07,Rest day at Paiju,You will have opportunity to get to know Pakistani Culture more closely (dancing,music,camp fire in the evening),To take photographs or to talk a walk through the scattered rocks above the Camp.At this day,the porters will prepare for the ascent to the glacier.Overnight at camp.
Day-08,Today you will enter the debris covered Baltoro glacier,An ascent of 15,9 kms up to 4.050 m is awaiting you.After 6-7 hrs.you will reach Urdukas,the last green island for next couple of days.A splendid view of the Great Trango group is awaiting you.overnight at camp.
Day-09, Ascent to Goro II of 12,5km up to 4.380 m (ca-5-6 hrs) There,you will have a magnificent view on to Masherbrum Peak 7821 m.overnight at Camp.
Day-10,After breakfast ascent of 9,5km up to 4.650m to Concordia,4700m.lunch at Concordia with Superb view of mighty K2 8611m Broad Peak 8047m,and many other Peaks,overnight at Camp.
Day-11,Day Excursion to K2 base Camp and return to Concordia,overnight at Camp.
Day-12,after breakfast we will start walking towards Ali Camp,9,5km up to 5.010m,overnight at Camp.
Day-13,Ascent to Hispung,Traverse of Gondogoro La Pass across 5.650m.departure from ali Camp at 2:00 AM,overnight at Camp.
Day-14,After a 3-4 hrs,descent of 6,8km you will reach Dalsangpa at 4.300m.overnight at Camp.
Day-15,Further descent to Saicho at 3.330m.You will probably need 3-4 hrs,Beautiful landscape with wild roses.Overnight at Camp.
Day-16,From Saicho you will start the descent to Hushe of 9,3km(4-5 hrs) at 3.050m.overnight at Camp.
Day-17,Drive to Skardu by Jeep,(5-6 hrs)Wonderful Landscape.The Hushe Valley one of the most beautiful and green Valleys of Baltistan.Overnight at Hotel.
Day-18,After breakfast,transfer to airport,Depending on the weather conditions either flight to Islamabad or drive to Chilas.The journey along the Karakoram Highway will take about 8-9 hrs.overnight at hotel.
Day-19,Either free day at Islamabad.or drive from Chilas to Islamabad.11-12 hrs drive.overnight at hotel.
Day-20,In the morning meeting at Alpine Club of Pakistan,In the afternoon,you will have opportunities to shoping,sightseeing,visiting Faisal Mosque,or just relaxing.overnight at hotel.
Day-21,Transfer to airport,Fly back homeland,end of services.