Five Base Camp Trek
Five Base Camp Treks: meaning we trek toward to world five 8000m Base camp. Since Summit Karakoram commence
organazing the beautiful trek, which shall consist five major 8000m peaks. This popular treks fulfill all base camp in one go.
Riakot Face of Nanga Parbat: Fairy Meadows is approachable by a fifteen kilometer-long jeepable trek starting from Raikot
bridge on Karakoram Highway to the village Tato. Further from Tato. it takes about three to four hours hiking by a five kilometer
trek to Fairy Meadows The grassland is located in the Raikot valley. at one end of the Raikhot glacier which originates from the
Nanga Parbat and feeds a stream that finally falls in the River Indus. Since 1992, locals have operated camping sites in the area.
Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat: Tarishing is a village with around 200 inhabitants and a sub-division Of Astore District, Gilgit-
Baltistan, Pakistan. It is considered the gateway to Nanga Parbat. It has almost 25 shops, 1 high school for boys, 1 middle
school for girls, 1 private English-medium school. two hotels and a small medical center (a 10-bed hospital is under
construction). A large glacier beside the Rupal river is also a part Of this village, that is situated on an altitude Of about 2900
Baltoro Karakoram: The Trango Towers are a family of rock towers situated in Gilgit-Baltistan, in the north of Pakistan. The
Towers offer some of the largest cliffs and most challenging rock climbing in the world. and every year a number of expeditions
from all corners Of the globe visit Karakoram to climb the difficult granite. Karakoram Range Peaks. After completion Of our
Trango Tower trek, we hike toward to concordia the junction point of four eight thousand peak include K2. Broad Peak. GI-GII
and many 6000m to 7000m Peaks. Gondogoro La 5585m itself magnificant.
Welcome reception at Islamabad international airport and transfer to Hotel which take 40 minute. overnight in
We 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 ThakNaIa with Chilas
on the Karakoram Highway. It's one of the famous hair pinned roads in the world.
Having a breakfast in Chilas. we drive same transport to Raikot bridge where our unnecessary luggage drop
and we drive by 4x4 jeep to Tato village 2900m, furthermore three hrs we reach to Beautiful Fairy Meadow
3200m overnight in Hut.
We trek toward to Beyal Nanga Parbat base camp 4hrs and 3650m altitude, where we take our lunch and small
photography. Instead of our stays at Beyal we return to Fairy Meadow overnight in Hut.
After completion Of our Raikot face trek we return via same route to Raikot bridge and then start for our next
challenge of Rupal face of Nanga Parbat trek. We drive from Raikot - Astore valley where we take our lunch and
heading toward to Tarishing village 2900m overnight in Guest House.
We take our breakfast in Tarshing guest house, our low altitude porter and mules ready to head our trekking
and camping equipment's, we reach Helikofer base camp at around 1:00hrs where we established our first
Instead of our stays at Lotobu base camp. we save our one day from the trip. Our low porter along with mules
return to Tarishing village, Our guide and team members heading toward to Lotubo base camp and return via
same route to Tarshing village. a full day trek take 8-9hrs up and down overnight in Guest House.
Today our trip heading toward to Skardu valley, En route we take lunch at Susar lake. some photography
collection at Deosai 4114m. and drive further to Sadpara Lake and we inter to Skardu city, the main gateway of
four 8000m peaks include K2 Broad Peak, and Gasherbrum I-II and many other stunning mountains in
Today we go to Ministry Of Tourism for briefing rest Of the day client have opportunity to visit Shangrilla resort
or they can hike to Kharpocho.
After a free day in Skardu, we travel by Jeep to Askole, the last village between us and K2. This journey takes
about 7 hours and is on very rough narrow tracks often blocked / damaged by landslides.
We set Off early to avoid the heat Of the day. We follow the Braldu river valley through green pastures and after
crossing the Biafo River we skirt around the base of the terminal moraines of the Glacier for lunch at Korophon.
Beyond here a new path has been cut through the cliffs making the walk to camp straightforward. 5-6 hours
We continue up the Braldo River. sometimes close to the raging water, sometimes taking a higher path used by
pack animals. If the weather is clear we get our first glimpse of Broad Peak today. Despite the stories in old
guide books and journals. much has been done in recent years to remove rubbish and human waste to leave a
much cleaner environment with well managed camps.7 to 8 hours walking.
An important resting day follows when the porters will prepare their food for the trek ahead. We will make a
side excursion to gain some altitude from where we can get superb views up the Baltoro Glacier.
After breakfast our trek relay with mules and low porterts to Trango Base camp. from several walking under
the bolders Of Baltoro Glacier, we reach and touch first glacier and trek toward to Trango which takes us 4hrs
to approach camping.
Trekking between Trango to Khobursay rarely and non common. the entire route are flexible to reach
khobursay camp, we cross multiple point up & down. in fact the view of Baltoro mountains lasting in our life.
After an early breakfast 4-5 hours lovely walk mostly along the crest Of lateral moraine with stuning views Of
Paiju peak , Uli Biaho, Trango Towers and so on. Urdukas is a spectacular campsite. However like Paiju this site
is over used and polluted. Overnight at tent. All meals served by camp staff.
A long walk on the icy Baltoro glacier. Traverse the Yermanandu glacier which flows down from Masherbrum
and joins the Baltoro. Magnificent views of Muztagh Tower, Mitre peak Gasherbrum IV. Overnight in tents. All
meals served by camp staff.
After an early breakfast. resume a long walk on the Baltoro glacier to a point called Concordia a huge junction
Of Baltoro, Abruzzi and Godwin Austin glaciers at 4000 meters. Within a short radius of 15 kilometers, stand 41
peaks over 6500 meters including 04 peaks above 8000m. The view offers a panorama of peaks nowhere to
be found on Earth. Overnight in tents. All meals served by camp staff. Walk : 06 — 07 hrs.
Today we explore Broad Peak base camp. which takes 2.5hrs from conocordia. we break here for small tea.
coffee with our climbing team and furthermore we heading to K2 base camp overnight in tent, all meal served
by Summit Karakoram camp staff.
After breakfast we further explore K2 memorial. a lasting memory who went missing and fond on death while
ascending and descending on mountain K2 as we called that K2 climbing is harder than other 8000m peaks.
we return to Concordia for overnight.
A early wake up call from camp staff bring us the beautiful view Of Broad Peake K2 and Gasherbrum V itself
adorable. The sun rising scenery around the Baltoro Karakoram mountains a memorial in our life and we
captured the scenes in our memory. after breakfast we trek straight to Gasherbrum base camp. which takes
full day hike around 9hrs include lunch break to reach base camp. overnight in tent all meal served by team
Summit Karakoram camp staff.
We leave GI-GII base camp and traverse towards Gondogoro La. The portion is difficult with crevasses. Once on
the Vigne Glacier it is a comparatively easy and gradual walk over snow and ice up to the camp. We will sleep
early to wake up very early tomorrow.
We leave Ali Camp at midnight to climb the Gondogoro La with crisp snow. In the first hours we will walk on the
lateral moraines to avoid the crevasses and with near to the pass walk on snow up to the pass using fixed
ropes as well as crampons and ice axes. With sun rising we will be at the top of the pass. 5650m high
Gondogoro La offers breathtaking mountain panorama including K-2, Broad Peak, Gasherbrums, Mashabrum
and many more. After 8 to 9 hours we will reach at Khuispang. a grassy spot embellished with the views of
Laila Peak (6063m)
Three to four hours descend onto the Gondogoro Glacier and lovely stroll through wild flowers, with striking
views of Yermandu Kangri (7555m), Mashabrum (7821m). and the glaciers flowing down. Campsite is pleasant
with wildflowers and streams.
Easy four hours walking on the fixed trails through the summer pastures we will reach Saischo, the meeting
point of Saraksa and Gondogoro valleys. The night here always be celebrated by multicultural peoples
gathered here for the night.
Three to four hours trek through summer pastures and shepherd huts and along the Gondogoro River,
enjoying spectacular views of K6 (7282m), K7 (6934m). and Linksar (7041m) we reach Hushe village. Overnight
and meal in Hotel.
5-6 hours jeep ride will take us to Skardu along the Shyok and Indus Rivers. Afternoon de-briefing at Ministry
of Tourism, Skardu. Meals and overnight at hotel.
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.
If we able by flight on day 27 than we sightseeing to Islamabad city down town. we have opportunity to spend
our full day for shopping either rest in Hotel room. If we come by land then we drive from Chilas - Islamabad via
Babusar top or via KKH 9-10hrs .
Transfer to Islamabad international airport to onward your own destination.