18 DAYS TREKKING/EXPEDITION 

K2 Base Camp is considered one of the world top treks. K2 Base Camp Trek is an arduous and challenging but yet rewarding trek. K2 Base Camp. This trek is also called as Baltoro Glacier Trek & Baltoro Concordia Trek by mountaineering and trekking fans around the globe. K2 Base Camp trekking primarily involves walking along the lengths of Baltoro Glacier and Godwin Austin Glacier; Baltoro Glacier is about 63 kilometer, world’s 5th longest non-polar glacier.

This Trek is accessible from Pakistan, the trek offers once in a lifetime experience for walking wanderers and nature admirers to spend time with the mighty mountains. K2 Base Camp Trek offers the chance for you to spectator above 8,000 meter high peaks which includes Broad Peak (8,051 m), Gasherbrum 2 (8,035 m) and K2 (8,611 m). It also presents an opportunity to witness several other beautiful peaks between 5,000 to 8,000 meters. This includes other known peaks such as Gasherbrum 3 and 4, Masherbrum, Trango Towers, Uli Biaho, Mustagh Tower, Mitre Peak,Crystal Peak, Marbel Peak, Biale Peak, Lobsang Spire, Urdukas Peak and Cathedral Peak etc.

At different stages of the trek, one is surrounded by massive glaciers including Biafo (world’s 3rd longest non-polar glacier – 67 km), Vigne, Godwin-Austen, Liligo, Dunge, Muztagh, Biango, Yermanendu, Mandu etc.

Our trail will intersect streams and rivers including Panma, Braldu and Indus at different points

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Islamabad, Pakistan
DEPARTURE TIME  3:00 AM Departure
RETURN TIME Approximately 3:00 PM
WEAR Comfortable athletic & warm clothing, hiking boots, jacket and personal kits
INCLUDED
Professional instructor (Govt Licensed) Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Camping site & Bridges Fees Transportation (Domestic Air & Road)
Tin packed food Accommodation (Twin & Sharing)
local/cultural food Basic first aid kit
sleeping bag All Fees and Taxes
Trekking logistics (Tents, non-personal equip & tools) Beverages/Water (during meals)
Snacks (fruits, tea/coffee during the trek) Refills of boiled drinking water
Government Fees (trekking permit, paperwork & Waste mgm) Sightseeing Fees of Islamabad & Skardu (all entry fees)
Porter to carry your personal luggage (14kgs) Trekking Maps & Trip Achievement Award
NOT INCLUDED
Covering Personal travel insurance Special meals (meals on demand)
International airfares Items (calls, laundry or souvenir etc)
Personal Equipment (trekking shoes, jacket, walking sticks etc.) Mountain equipment (mountaineering boot, ice axe, crampon, harness, helmet etc)
Tips (guides, porters, staff etc) Items i.e. bottled water, phone calls, laundry or souvenir etc

This tour requires a minimum number of people who travel. In case this experience is canceled because the minimum numbers are not met, you would be offered a different date/ tour or a full amount would be refunded

Considering the weather conditions or infrastructure problem you would be offered a different date/ tour package or a full amount would be refunded. You should reserve your spot for k2 basecamp trek for coming season for free of cost. This king of all treks in Pakistan starts from 1800 USD.

DO NOT PAY NOW – PAY LATER!

K2 BASE CAMP TREK REGISTRATION

Additional information

GROUP TOUR TYPESCouples Tour, Group 3 – 7, Group of 8 and More, Single Person (Regular Group), Limited Facilities (Single Person)
Day 0

Tour Orientation

-Tour Orientation in Islamabad
-Elev: 2000’ O/N Hotel/Home

Day 1

Islamabad to Chillas

– Departure Islamabad 3.00 am
– Islamabad to Chillas via KKH by Van
– Breakfast at Abbotabad
– Lunch at Naran
– Break at Lulusar & Babusar to
– Reach Chillas
– Night stay in Hotel in Chillas
-ELEV: 4150

Day 2

Chilas to Skardu

-Drive from Chilas to Skardu
-10-12 hrs. drive
-Night stay at Hotel
-ELEV: 7310

Day 3

Skardu > Askole

-On Jeeps to Askole
-6-7 hrs. drive
-Elev: 9980’
-O/N Camping

Day 4

Askole > Jhola

-Trekking from Askole to Jhola
-7- 8 hours trekking
-Elev: 10180
– Night stay in Camp

Day 5

Jhola > Paiyo

-Trek from Jhola to Paiyo
-7-8 hours trekking
-Elev: 11158
-Overnight Camping

Day 6

Rest Day

-Full Rest Day at Paiyo
-Bonfire
-Elev: 11158
-Stay at Camps

Day 7

Paiyo > Khuburtzae

  • Trekking from Paiyo to Khuburtzae
    -6-7 hours trekking
    -Elev: 11923
    -O/N: Camping
Day 8

Khuburtzae > Urdukas

-Trekking from Khuburtzae to Urdukas
-7-8 hours trekking
-Elev: 13518
-O/N: Camping

Day 9

Urdukas > Goro II

-Trekking from Urdukas to Goro II
-6-7 hours trekking
-Elev: 14184
-Overnight stay in the camp

Day 10

Goro II > Concordia

-Trek from Goro II to Concordia
-6-7 hours trekking
-Elev: 15400
-O/N: Camping

Day 11

Concordia > K2 and Broad Peak Base Camps

-Trek from Concordia to K2 and Broad Peak Base Camps
-6 to 8 hours walking.
-Elev: 16800
-O/N:Camping

Day 12

K2 Base Camp > Concordia

-Trekking from K2 Base Camp to Concordia
-6-7 hours trekking
-Elev: 15400
-O/N: Camping

Day 13

Concordia > Ali Camp

-Trek from Concordia to Ali Camp
-6-7 hours trekking
-Elev: 16404
– O/N:Camping

Day 14

Ali Camp > Gondogoro La pass

-Trekking from Ali Camp to Gondogoro La pass (5,600 m)
-trek to Khuspang
-10 -11 hours trekking (tough day)
-Elev: 15372
-O/N:Camping

Day 15

Rest Day

-Reserved day at Khuspang (In-case of bad weather on La, this would be utilized)
Elev: 15372
-O/N:Camping

Day 16

Khuspang to Shaisho

– Trekking from Khuspang to Shaisho
-6 -7 hrs.
-Elev: 11289
-O/N: Camping

Day 17

Shaisho >Hushe > Skardu

-From Shaisho to Hushe by walking
-drive from Hushe to Skardu
-2 hours walking
-7 hours driving
-Elev: 7310 ft
-Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 18

Skardu > Islamabad

-Fly to back to Islamabad
-Drop to Hotel & Rest
– Picking up from Hotel
-Greeting & Goodbyes
-Shifted to Islamabad Airport

K2 Base camp trek has a lot to offer you; here is a list of key HIGHLIGHTs of the trek:

  • RIVERS: Indus, Panmah and Braldu rivers on your way to K2 base camp trek.
  • Experience Beauty of Valleys of Skardu and Shigar
  • Learn about the life of Balti porters
  • Enjoy the Askole Jeep Safari 
  • Experience Glacial lakes, Waterfalls and Streams throughout the trek
  • Trekking to Godwin Austin glacier via Baltoro Glacier which is world’s 5th longest glacier and world’s largest outside polar region.
  • Concordia – Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.  Concordia is positioned 7 miles from K2, It is one of the unique places on Earth where it is possible for you to see four 8,000er (26,247ft) peaks out of 14 of the earth. Peaks includes K2, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum I and Gasherbrum II.
  • Views of other amazing peaks including Masherbrum, Gasherbrum 3 , Gasherbrum 4, Mustagh Tower, Urdukas Peak, Bakhordas Peak, Mitre Peak, Biale Peak, Lobsang Spire, Uli Biaho, Cathedral Peak, Crystal Peak, Marbel Peak & Trango Towers etc.
  • Views of several Glaciers such as Biafo, Liligo, Dunge, Muztagh, Biango, Vigne, Mandu , Yermanendu and many more.
  • Reaching the Base Camps of K2(8,611 m) and Broad Peak (8,051 m)
  • May meet the seasoned mountaineers at base camps
  • Gilkey Memorial : It is a memorial and tomb for those climbers who had died while climbing K2.  This memorial is named after Art Gilkey who had died in 1953 while climbing K2.
  •  From Goro II, Concordia & base camps you would have a chance to view of world highest peak including Gasherbrum 2 (8,035 m), Broad Peak (8,051 m) and K2 (8,611 m).
  • Sightseeing of Skardu valley and Islamabad, capital city of Pakistan
Holidays Information for The Trek

What is Included in this Trek?

Professional instructor (Govt Licensed) Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Camping site & Bridges Fees Transportation (Domestic Air & Road)
Tin packed food Accommodation (Twin & Sharing)
local/cultural food Basic first aid kit
sleeping bag All Fees and Taxes
Trekking logistics (Tents, non-personal equip & tools) Beverages/Water (during meals)
Snacks (fruits, tea/coffee during the trek) Refills of boiled drinking water
Government Fees (trekking permit, paperwork & Waste mgm) Sightseeing Fees of Islamabad & Skardu (all entry fees)
Porter to carry your personal luggage (14kgs) Trekking Maps & Trip Achievement Award

What is Not Included in this Trek?

Covering Personal travel insurance Special meals (meals on demand)
International airfares Items (bottled water, phone calls, laundry or souvenir etc)
Personal Equipment (trekking shoes, jacket, walking sticks etc.) Mountain equipment (mountaineering boot, ice axe, crampon, harness, helmet etc)
Tips (guides, porters, staff etc) Items i.e. bottled water, phone calls, laundry or souvenir etc

K2 Base Camp Tour Video

Short Video on 20 Days Trek Overview  Operated by Trip Top Tours Pakistan.

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 3 reviews
January 2, 2020

Amazing trip ever ! I would say if you have 3 weeks free and found of adventure signup grand mountains basecamp trek,highly recommended this experienced team
I will never regret this trip to Pakistan on Great Karakoram mountains.

October 4, 2020

we had been with Trip Top Tours for K2 basecamp trek, they are extremely experienced and professional people.
their hospitality and seriousness impressed us, they make trekking very easy for us!
Highly Recommended!!!

January 3, 2021

It was a great expedition to Concordia K2 base camp. Hosts were great (especially Atta,a senior mountaineers climbed several 8000er peaks). group services were good, amazing trip,nice tasty food.

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