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Baltoro Glacier Trek
K2, Broad Peak, Concordia with a 360-degree view of the Karakoram High Peaks!

Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

15 Days

June – October

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The Baltoro Glacier Trek is one of the most popular treks in Pakistan, and Concordia is the place where you can see K2. A four-wheel-drive vehicle to Paju will be introduced by the summer of 2022, making the road to K2 even closer.

Itinerary

01
Fly from Islamabad to Skardu. After arrival, visit Hussainabad viewpoint. You will also get a trekking permit. (※In case of flight cancellation, travel overland to Chilas to spend a night and arrive in Skardu in the afternoon of the second day.)
02
Full day visit of Deosai National Park (average elevation 4,200m) considering altitude acclimatization.
03
Drive from Skardu to Paiu (3,450m) through the Shigar Valley by four-wheel-drive vehicle.
04
Full day stay in Paju (preparation for trekking, altitude acclimatization and spare day to get permit)
05
From Paju (3,450m) to Khuburtse (3,940m) (about 8 hours Trek). Ascend to Baltoro Glacier and Khuburtse with a view of the Trango Tower peaks.
06
From Khuburtse (3,940m) to Urdukas (4,050m) (about 6 hours Trek). On the way to Urdukas, the 8,000m Broad Peak and the Gasherbrum Mountains will be visible.
07
Urdukas (4,050m) to Gore II (4,380m)(about 7 hours Trek). Hike among the spectacular scenery of Masherbrum and other 6,000m to 8,000m peaks.
08
Trek from Gore II (4,380m) to Concordia (4,650m) (about 6 hours Trek). With a view of Muztagh Tower, you will reach Concordia (4,650m), the core of the Karakoram surrounded by famous peaks. Here you will have your first view of K2.
09
Stay in Concordia for the whole day and explore the area. Enjoy the great view of K2 and other 7,000m to 8,000m peaks.
10
Stay in Concordia (Spare day).
11
From Concordia to Gore I (about 7 hours Trek).
12
From Gore I to Khuburtse (about 8 hours Trek).
13
From Khuburtse to Paju (about 6 hours Trek).
14
Return to Skardu by four-wheel-drive vehicle.
15
Fly to Islamabad. ※In case of flight cancellation, you will be transferred by road (overnight in Chilas or Besham) and arrive to Islamabad in the Day 16.

Information

Best time to visit
June – October

Itinerary
The suggested itinerary below is 15 days (16 days in case of return flight cancellation), considering altitude acclimatization and activity reserve day. Expedition itineraries to Broad Peak BC, K2BC, and Gasherbrum BC are also possible. It is also possible to arrange trek from/to Skardu. Please contact us for details.

Tour Price
Please contact us for price quotation based on the number of days, number of people, accommodation and vehicle type, and the services you require (luggage weight, use of a generator, personal porter, etc.).

Others
The highest altitude and highest point reached is 4,650m at Concordia, The itinerary is designed to raise the altitude slowly to allow smooth altitude acclimatization. We can arrange oxygen cylinder, puls oximeter and portable hyperbaric chamber on request.Horses can also be arranged for emergency descents. Off-road travel from Skardu to Paiu is rough, and in case of landslides, some sections may have to be walked.

Disclaimer

Please note that no transport and rooms reserved at this stage. We will be thankful if you could give us tentative dates of the visit so that we can reserve the transport and hotels accordingly

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