A trek to K2 base camp is an exhilarating high altitude experience with breathtaking scenery in the wild Karakoram range of Pakistan. See some of the highest and steepest mountains on Earth.
Leadership. Luke Smithwick will be leading this trip. You will be trekking with climbers on a real expedition to climb a 6000 meter peak near K2.
Cost Effective. Full Service. We go with the best guides for the region, and bring along the top notch Himalaya Trekking Guides cooks and staff to make your trek unique and memorable.
Proving Ground. Trekking to K2 base camp is a “wow, I really did it” experience. Come and test yourself on a high altitude trek in the spectacular Karakoram.
Trust. Trekking at 5000 meters is no place to be short on resources. We make the proper advance preparations to ensure that our team will be properly cared for, from airport to summit to airport.
>Spectacular and scenic trek to K2 base camp in the remote Karakoram
US$2980 K2 Base Camp Trek only
trip deposit US$1000
2 July – 21 July 2017
Our service includes
4 nights hotel in Islamabad
All other accommodation while present on scheduled trip itinerary
Ground transportation by private vehicle | Flights Islamabad>Skardu>Islamabad
‘Himalaya Alpine’ Expedition style trekking trip: Delicious meals, french press coffee and herbal teas, all porterage on approach/retreat, local guides and staff, Mountain Hardwear expedition tents, equipped dining tent, experienced western guide.
Solar charging for electronics
Himalaya Alpine Guides duffel bag
up-to-date weather forecasting
internet and satellite phone access
Our service excludes
Meals while not on trek (Skardu, Islamabad)
Personal climbing equipment
Puja cost (allow US$20)
Items of a personal nature (laundry, bar bills, gratuities, etc.)
Day 1 – Arrive Islamabad – Sunday 2 July 2017
2 – briefing with Pakistan Ministry of Tourism
3-4 – fly Skardu (we will fly to Skardu even if there are delays in our itinerary)
5 – porter hiring and organization day in Skardu
6 – move to Askole
7 –trek Paiju
8 – rest Paiju
9 – trek Urdukas
10 – trek Goro
11 – trek Concordia (K2 base camp)
12 – rest Concordia (K2 base camp)
13 – 18 return Islamabad
19 – Islamabad
20 – depart Islamabad – Friday 21 July 2017