K2 Base Camp Trek

K2 base camp trek, synonymous with Baltoro Glacier Trek and Baltoro Concordia Trek, is one of the world’s most famous mountain treks, located in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. It is a challenging and demanding trek that involves trekking and hiking along Baltoro (5th longest glacier at 63km) and Godwin Austin. K2 Base Camp trek provides one of the most unique and the most spectacular views of the northern mountains.

Things to do K2 Base Camp Trek

K2 Base Camp trek provides one of the most unique and the most spectacular views of the northern mountains. K2 base camp trek gives you the opportunity to witness the following magnificent peaks which range from 5000 to 8000 meters: Gasherbrum 2 (8,035 m), K2 (world’s second highest peak at 8,611 m), Broad Peak, Masherbrum, Gasherbrum 3, Gasherbrum 4, Uli Biaho, Urdukas Peak, Mustagh Tower, Crystal Peak, Trango Towers, Biale Peak, Mitre Peak, Lobsang Spire, Marbel Peak, Cathedral Peak.

This collection of the mighty peaks is also referred as the “Throne Room of Mountain Gods” for its breathtaking 360, panorama view of the mountains.

Difficulty of K2 Base Camp Trek

Although considered a challenging trek, K2 base camp trek does not require any technical or mountaineering skills to cross, rather it is a high altitude walk where one goes back down from Baltoro Glacier to Concordia. The increase in altitude is incremental, and to help with the walk acclimatization is required.

The participants will walk at an average of 6 to 8 miles every day that can take between 5 to 6hours. The walking trail consists of rubble, stone, and the participants do not walk on ice.

Best Season for the K2 Base Camp Trek

There is only one distinct trekking season for the K2 Base Camp Trek: Summer. The months of July, August and September are the best to undertake the trek. However, it is also to possible to the trek in May, June and October.

 

Highlights to see in K2 Base Camp Trek

  • Base Camps of K2 and Broad Peak
  • Concordia – Throne Room of the Mountain Gods
  • Trek up to Godwin Austin glacier via Baltoro Glacier (5th longest and world’s largest outside polar region)
  • Gilkey memorial
  • View 8,000 m peaks including Gasherbrum 2 (8,035 m),
  • Broad Peak (8,051 m) and K2 (8,611 m) from Goro II,
  • Concordia & base camps.
  • Views of other peaks between 5,000m to 8,000m including
  • Gasherbrum 3 and 4, Masherbrum, Mustagh Tower,
  • Bakhordas Peak, Mitre Peak, Crystal Peak, Marbel Peak, Biale
  • Peak, Lobsang Spire, Trango Towers, Uli Biaho, Cathedral
  • Peak, Urdukas Peak etc.
  • Views of Glaciers (e.g. Biafo, Vigne, Liligo, Dunge, Muztagh,
  • Biango, Yermanendu, Mandu and more), glacial lakes, waterfalls and streams
  • Indus, Panmah and Braldu rivers
  • Valleys of Skardu and Shigar
  • Balti porter life, Askole jeep safari etc
  • Meet mountaineers at base camps
  • Sightseeing in Skardu and Islamabad

Details

Duration
20 days
Language
Guide in Spanish and English
Price

People: 2,250.00 €

Availability and starting time

10:00 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity

Included

Implementation of Covid SOPs/Guidelines & Complimentary Safety Pack (sanitizer, 1 mask & glove per day)
All domestic flights and road transfers including airport transfers
All hotel accommodation in Pakistan (twin sharing room)
All trekking accommodation in Pakistan (twin sharing dome tent)
All camping site fees and bridge fees
All trekking logistics (all tents, non-personal equipment and tools etc)
All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) and beverages/water during meals
Snacks including dry fruits and tea/coffee during the trek
Free refills of boiled drinking water on the trek
Licensed professional guide (government requirement)
Government trekking permit fees and paperwork
Waste management fees (government requirement)
Islamabad and Skardu city tours including all entry fees
Support staff (cook, assistant(s) etc)
Porter for personal luggage (14kgs)
First aid medicine kit (basic)
Satellite phone for emergencies
Trekking map and trip achievement certificate

Excluded

Personal travel insurance (suggestions only) Visa to Pakistan (five supporting documents will be offered) International airfare Personal equipment (e.g. trekking shoes, down jacket, walking sticks etc) Personal mountain equipment (crampon, mountaineering boot, ice axe, harness, two carabiners, helmet etc)
Extra nights in Islamabad (hotel check in/out is 12pm) – additional USD 90 per night Tips/gratuities for guides, porters, staff etc Miscellaneous (minibar, bottled water, phone calls, laundry, souvenir etc)
Personal mountain equipment (crampon, mountaineering boot, ice axe, harness, two carabiners, helmet etc) Extra nights in Islamabad (hotel check in/out is 12pm) – additional USD 90 per night
Extra nights in Islamabad (hotel check in/out is 12pm) – additional USD 49 per night

Meeting point

Near Osho Thang Hotel Minapin Valley District Nagar Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan

Conditions

How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Exterior and interior of most named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Not adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Yes
Are animals allowed?
Yes
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome

Our promises

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Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
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