Rakaposhi Base Camp TrekRange: Karakoram
Altitude: Min : 600m - Max: 4938m
Duration: 14 days
Best Time: June - September
Security : This area is 100% safe and if you wish to avoid Islamabad it is also possible to take this trek by driving into pakistan via Khujerab pass from China
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Rakaposhi (7788m) is one of the most beautiful peak and the world’s 29th highest mountain. It dominates the horizon and watches over the Karakoram Highway as you travel from Gilgit to Hunza. The peak is surrounded by famous glaciers and valleys like Bagrot, Minapin and Jaglot.
There are several approaches to Rakaposhi. Its Northwestern Peak (6858m) was first reached by Campbell Secord and Vyvyan in 1938 via Jaglot route. In 1958 a British – Pakistan Forces expedition led by Captain Michael E. B. Bank attempted the peak through the north side of the Kunti Glacier and what is known as Monk’s head. The leader Captain Bank and Lieutenant T.W. Patey of the British Royal Navy climbed the peak. The Ghulmet route is a hot and dry ascent up the ridge between the Ghulmet and Pisan Glaciers.
The most scenic approach to Rakaposhi BC is from Minapin to Tagafari and Kacheli. This route goes through thick forests, pastures, and green valleys. In this expedition we will take the Jaglot Nullah route to the base camp for attempting the peak.
Day 01 Islamabad. Hotel.
Day 02 Fly to Gilgit or drive to Chilas in case of flight cancellation. Hotel.
Day 03 Drive to Minapin. Hotel.
Day 04 Trek to Hapakun. Tent.
Day 05 Trek to Tagaphari. Tent.
Day 06 Free day. Tent.
Day 07 Trek down to Minapin and drive to Hunza. Hotel.
Day 08 Free day. Hotel.
Day 09 Drive to Gilgit. Hotel.
Day 10 Fly to Islamabad or drive to Besham. Hotel.
Day 11 Free day or complete road journey. Hotel.
Day 12 Fly out.
Cost US$ 1880.00 Per person based on double occupancy minimum 2 people required
Cost Includes Includes:
Airport/road transfer in AC coach and four wheel drive jeep.
Hotel accommodation and meals.
All meals during trek.
Sleeping tents, mattresses, kitchen, toilet and mess tents with tables/stools.
Kitchen equipment, crockery, fuel and related camping gear.
Services of English speaking guide, cook, and low altitude porters.
12.5 kg of personal baggage during trek.
Porterage at airport and hotels, toll taxes and parking fee etc.
Insurance of our field staff, porters/staff.
Cost Does Not Include
- International & domestic airfare and airport tax. Excess weight.
- Sleeping bags and personal nature clothing/equipment.
- Extras at hotels like drinks, laundry, phone calls.
Insurance liability and other under force majeure conditions, medical aid, and helicopter rescue coverage etc.
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