Drifika (6447m) was first climbed by a Japanese expedition back in 1978. it homes in beautiful Charakusa Valley which homes to
many small peaks and rock climbs. The views of K2. dream of mountain of climbers. Broad Peak. Gasherbrum I and II. peaks can
be seen from higher camps on the peak. It is a challenging peak. even for experienced climbers. it offers a considerably higher
difficulty as compare to many other Karakoram Peaks. The base camp area is amazingly beautiful with grassy ground and
snowy peaks of surrounding. There are many smaller peaks to be used for acclimatization. which are very close to base camp of
Drifika. The climb is short and straightforward and it lies at a comparatively low altitude.
Depart from your own destination. arriving Islamabad the next day and transfer to the hotel for a few hours'
sleep. After an early breakfast we return to the airport for the flight to Skardu. which usually departs mid-
morning. Given good weather this is perhaps the most spectacular commercial flight in the world, with
magnificent views of Nanga Parbat the ninth highest mountain in the world. The flight however will not
operate in poor weather, and you must be prepared for a wait in Islamabad if the flight is cancelled
In case of cancellation of flight (13-14 hrs) drive by coach to Chilas (480 km) on Karakoram Highway. Or Drive
to Chilas via the Babusar Pass 4173m. Babusar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation Of 4.173 m (13,691
ft) above the sea level. The pass is the highest point in the Kaghan Valley. Pakistan. The pass connects the
Kaghan Valley via the ThakNala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway. It's one of the famous hair pinned roads
in the world.
Complete road journey (10-11 hrs) to Skardu (275 km) En-route has good view of Nanga Parbat (8125m) at
junction of Indus River and the rapids and fall of Indus River.
Full day for Official formalities and final preparation Of Expedition at Skardu.
Drive from Skardu to Kanday village (2900m), we continue our journey by comfortable Jeep. Toyota's to bring
us spectacular Indus River and Shyok River. while our jeep ride we crossed various village, each Of them them
have unique culture however the language are same. En route we cross number of Nallahs which fed by melt
waters and some point have spring water as well.
Three to four hours trek through summer pastures and shepherd huts and along the Nangma melt river bring
us the beautiful Mingulo broq, our camping side on the corner of spring water besides our porter make our trip
we continue our resume trek along with low altitude porters we reach Base camp 3900 m in Nangma valley
where we pitch our tents all meal serve by team Summit Karakoram camp staff.
Four to five driving we reach to Skardu city, final farewell dinner and repacking for your homeland departure.
Transfer to airport for flight to Islamabad if the flight operates otherwise drive (9 hours) to Chilas along the
Karakorum Highway. Meals and overnight at hotel.
Free day in Islamabad or drive to Islamabad from Chilas for 12 hours.
Transfer to Islamabad international airport and onward to your own destination.