K2 Circular: Pilgrimage to High Heavens
600m - Max: 5650m
- End September
The opening of the 5650m high Gondogoro LA adds a new
to the magnificent K2 Trek, making it possible to return via
beautiful Hushe Valley.
little luck with weather the view from this pass is just
incomparable, anywhere in the world. From no other place on
earth can one see such incredible views of K2 (8616m) the second
highest peak in the world, and world's most beautiful high
pyramid, Broad Peak (8048m), Gasherbrum I (8068m), Gasherbrum
II (8035m), Chogolisa (7665m), Golden Throne (7240m) and the
entire upper Baltoro Massif.
trek requires a good degree of physical fitness, as the variable
weather conditions make the crossing of pass quite challenging,
but more rewarding too. It is recommended that the trek may be
started from, Askole as group can reach up to Concordia being
able to see major Baltoro
Peaks and, return the same route in case of extreme snow conditions and unkind
weather situations. We also recommend that the members should
take crampons and ice axe.
Day 01 Islamabad. Briefing with Ministry of
Day 02 Fly to
Skardu or drive to Chilas in case of flight cancellation. Hotel.
Day 03 Free day at Skardu or drive from Chilas to
04 Drive to Askole. Tent.
Day 05 Trek to Jhola. Tent.
Day 06 Trek to Paiyu. Tent.
Day 07 Free day at Paiyu. Tent.
Day 08 Trek to Khuburtze. Tent.
Day 09 Trek to Urdukas. Tent.
Trek to Goro II. Tent.
Trek to Concordia. Tent.
12 Free day at Concordia. Tent.
Trek to Vigne Glacier.
Trek to Gondogoro-La/Khuspang.
Day free for optional climb of Gondogoro
Trek to Dalzampa. Tent.
Day 17 Trek to Shaieshcho. Tent.
Day 18 Trek to Hushe.
Day 19 Drive to Skardu.
Islamabad or drive to Chilas
in case of flight cancellation. Hotel.
Day 21 Debriefing with Ministry of Tourism or complete road journey from Chilas to
transfer in AC coach and four wheel drive jeep.
accommodation and meals.
tents, mattresses, kitchen, toilet and mess tents with
equipment, crockery, fuel and related camping gear.
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.
(US$ 50 per person) and permit process.
our field staff, porters/staff.
and basic necessary gear.
axe/crampon and local made down jackets can be hired if needed.
Services Not Included:
International & domestic
airfare and airport tax. Excess weight.
and personal nature clothing/equipment.
hotels like drinks, laundry, phone calls.
liability and other under force majeure conditions, medical aid,
and helicopter rescue coverage etc.
For more details please