K2 CONCORDIA AND GANDOGORO LA TREK

K2 And Gandogoro Trek 2019-20

HIGHLIGHTS


  • K2 And Gandogoro Trek takes you to the Heart of KarakoramMountain Range.
  • Spectacular Mountain view Flight to Skardu
  • Views of K2, Broad Peak and the Gasherbrums from the Gondogoro La.
  • Walking holiday to Concordia and the Baltoro Glacier.
  • One of the world`s top 5 trekking adventures.
  • Experience the picturesque Hushe Valley in Pakistan.
  • Discover the ancient Himalayan Kingdom of Baltistan Valley.

K2 And Gandogoro Trek is one of the best treks in the world. This Trek will take you into the heart of the mighty Karakoram Mountains range in the ancient Himalayan kingdom of Baltistan valley. K2 Gandogoro Trek will give you the spectacular view of many world highest Peaks, including, K2, Broad Peak, Trango Towers, Gasherbrum and Mustagh Peak. We believe that walking on the Baltoro glacier and crossing the Gandogoro Pass into Hushe Valley is an amazing experience which will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Our K2 And Gandogoro Trek starts from Islamabad. Your Guide will meet and greet you at the Islamabad international airport. You will be transfer to the hotel for a rest to recover from the journey. We will meet again in the afternoon for a briefing about the K2 And Gandogoro Trek. Next day we will catch the spectacular mountains view flights to Skardu. On route you will have the first glimpse of the great Nanga Parbat, K2 and the other stunning Himalayan & Karakoram Mountain range. After checking in to our Hotel, will have a rest and preparation day in Skardu. Skardu is the Capital of Baltistan and it is the getaway to K2, Deosai Plato, Mashabrum Peaks and many other famous Karakoram Peaks. In Skardu, Trekkers and climber usually do their Finale purchasing and top ups for their journey.
Following day we will drive along the Mighty Indus, Shigar and Braldu River to the lush green Shigar Valley towards Askoli. Askoli is the last village before we enter into the heart of the Karakorum. After spending your first night in the camp under the starry canvas, Our k2 and Gandogoro trek will start from Askole. You will be walking towards Braldu, gorge and to the snout of the Baltoro glacier, which we then follow to Concordia. (possibility of a day walk to Gilkey Memorial (just below K2 Base Camp) and Broad Peak Base Camp). En route to Concordia via the Baltoro Glacier, we will pass through many world-famous peaks such as the Trango and Cathedral groups, the Lobsang Spire and mighty Masherbrum.

Concordia is the heart of Karakoram Range, and centre of a complex to some of the world highest peaks and many of the largest glaciers. K2 And Gandogoro Trek gives you a fantastic mountains views. On every side, within radius of 24 kms, rise up ten of the world’s thirty highest peaks, including, K2, Broad Peak, and Gasherbrum peaks. Continue our trek on Upper Baltoro Glacier towards Chogolisa and the ‘golden throne’ peak of Baltoro Kangri. overnight at Ali Camp. (This is relatively a possibility that if the snow condition is deemed unsafe to cross the Gondogoro pass into the Hushe Valley, it is necessary to return down the Baltoro Glacier, as you would on a regular K2 Base Camp trek).

Today we start our second part of k2 and Gandogoro trek by crossing the  Gondogoro La (5585m) which requires ice axe and crampons. From the top of Gandogoro we have an incredible views, including the 4 eight-thousanders – K2 (8611m), Broad Peak (8051m), Gasherbrum 1 (8080m) and Gasherbrum 2 (8035m). A rare and great opportunity to have a Clear view of Hidden Peak (Gasherbrum 1). Ascending down from the Gandogoro pass, we enter the other side of Karakoram in Hushe Valley. Hushe is a Typical Balti Remote Village where you will meet the friendly Balti People. Hushe is under Gangche District and Khapulu is the District Head headquarter.

From Hushe we will Drive Along the Shyok And Indus River towards Skardu, on route we will Pass through many Beautiful small Balti Villages with a lot of Smiley Faces. Check in to the hotel and have a hot shower. Tonight you will sleep in a real bed. Following day we will take a flight to Islamabad, in case of flight cancellation, we will drive Via the Karakoram Highway.

K2 And Gandogoro Trek is undoubtedly one of the Great Walks of the world, With our 4 decades of expertise and Karakoram mountains will give you an amazing experience, which will stay with you for a long time.

 

Number of days: 23
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Travel insurance Pakistan Visa Tips for local guides and support staff Guided Islamabad sightseeing Miscellaneous expenses souvenirs etc PLEASE NOTE: an airport departure tax of Rs1500 is sometimes payable
Transport: SUV 4x4
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