K2 Bc Trek The Valley Of Mountain Gods

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K2 BC Ttrek "The Valley of Mountain Gods:

From Skardu we drive to Askole, from where porters load up for the trek. On the first few stages we cross the anout of Biafo Glacier and negotiate the narrow trail above teh Braldu River, before ascending the lateral morain to the Baltoro Glacier. Ascending the glacier we gain unrivalled views of Karakorum. With the of stoping at non traditional campsite wherever possible, we move along the srounding rock spires, grannite towers. Ocasionally on and off the Baltoro Glacier itself, we reach Concordia from where we have spectacular view of some of the world's greatest giants like K2 (8611m), Borad Peak (8048m) Gasherbrum-II (8035), Gasherbrum-IV (7925m) Chogolisa (7665m) and golden throne (7240m). Baltoro Concordia Trek has been a highlight for trekkers and has allowed thousands of the magnificent of the Karakorums. The route follows Braldu River up to Baltoro Glacier, a 65km long highway of the ice.

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Arrival at Islamabad, transfer to centrally located hotel.

Day 2 - Briefing at Ministry of Tourism and sightseeing of twin cities.

Day 3 - Fly to Skardu or Drive to Chilas

Day 4 - Day free at Skardu or Drive to Skardu

Day 5 - By jeep drive to Askole (Our first night in camps)

Day 6 - Traverse Biafo Glacier and cross Dumordu River to Jhola (6-7 hrs)

Day 7 - Trek to Paiyu provides good views of Baltoro Snout, Cathedral Tower and first view of triangle of K2 (5-7 hrs).

Day 8 - Day free at Paiyu (3600m)

Day 9 - A gradual climb up Baltoro Glacier on the southern edge with lovely walk of the last 90 minutes to the camp site at Khuburtze.

Day 10 - A 4-5 hrs walk mostely along the crest of the lateral moraine with stunning views of Paiyu Peak, Uli Biaho, Trango Towers and so on. A good camp site at 4200m at Urdukas.

Day 11 - The first hour walk is a bit difficult on the glacier, however the way is smoother and easy in the center. Continue opposite of Yermanendo Glacier for 3-4 hrs to the camp site at 4500m pitched in the center of the glacier at Goro.

Day 12 - Walking along the spectacular views and gigantic mountain panorama of Mustagh Tower G-IV, Mitre PEak, Broad Peak and the mighty Golden Throne. We reach the camp site at Concordia 4700m

Day 13 - Free day at concordia, explore the charm of mountains in the Karkorum.

Day 14 - Exploration and site trips to K2, Gasherbrum Base camps

Day 15 - Trek back to Goro

Day 16 - Trek back to Urdukas

Day 17 - Trek back to Paiyu

Day 18 - Trek back to Jhola

Day 19 - Trek back to Askole and drive by jeeps to Skardu

Day 20 - Drive to Chilas

Day 21 - Drive to Islamabad.

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