K2 Base Camp Trek - $1799

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At A Glance

Difficulty
Max Altitude 5117m
Max Temperature(c) 35
Min Temperature (c) -16
Hiking Hours 4-6h/day
Camping Days 14-16
Hotel Stays 3-5 nights
Group Size 14 Max
Northern Areas Pakistan

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K2 Base Camp Trek Equipment and Clothing List

K2 Base camp is a long-duration trek in the wilderness of Karakorum mountains away from human settlements. So everything should pack up according to the conditions. Here is our recommended list of equipment and clothing for your k2 base camp trek on Baltoro Glacier.

 

  • First Aid Kit with necessary medicines
  • Waterproof Hiking Backpack (30-46 Liters)
  • Head Torch with extra batteries
  • Sleeping Bag (-12 or above Recommended)
  • Sunglasses / Snow Glasses
  • Water bottle (1 liter)
  • Sunblock, Lip Balms, and Sanitizer
  • Gloves (Normal and Thermal)
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Sandals or flipflop
  • Buff or Scarf or Bandanas
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Warm jacket
  • T-shirts / Shirt full sleeves recommended for trekking days
  • Warm cap and Sun Hat
  • Trekking poles
  • Underwear thermal for upper and lower body
  • Socks, Penknife
  • Travel Clothing
  • Lightweight travel Towel

K2 Base Camp Trek

K2 Base Camp Trek Difficulty

The trek to K2 Base Camp is lined with rugged mountains and rough terrain of glaciers. That includes steep up and down along the Baltoro Glacier till k2 Base camp even the possibility of snowfalls in August in Higher Campsites. The trek to K2 Base Camp is mentally and Physically demanding but equally rewarding with the best view of scenic mountains. It does not require any climbing or technical skill for k2 base camp trek but it is a high-altitude walk so you must have enough stamina and physical fitness to do the trek. Make sure to do some mountain hiking, mild running, swimming, and cycling before going to the K2Base Camp Trek.

 

It is almost an expedition-style trek so a good preparation plan can help you better while trekking. Even elderly people have done this trek before with us. As well we will customize the trek accordingly for those who want to walk a shorter distance with short walking days and extra rest.

K2 Base Camp Trek

K2 Base Camp Trek Without a Guide

Can I go to k2 base camp all alone without any Guide or Tour Agency?

 

The answer to this question is simply not, no one is allowed to go on the K2 base camp trek and many other treks in the Karakoram range without a government-licensed Local tour Guide and a Tour Company. The reason behind this is that the region where K2 is located is on Pakistan’s border with India and China, so it is a restricted zone and the visitor must have a certified guide which only a registered tour company can issue for the region.

 

K2 and most of the 8000m peaks lie in the Central Karakoram National Park, and the park is a restricted zone. Unlike trekking in other parts of the world, most trekkings in the Karakoram range of Pakistan require NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the government and a licensed tour guide from a registered local tour company. And the same goes for Pakistanis as well; they are also not allowed to enter the park without NOC and a Guide, so it is mandatory for both Foreigners and Pakistanis to hire a registered guide and obtain NOC prior to K2 Base Camp Trek.

 

 

How to hire a guide for k2 base camp trek?

 

The answer is very easy; the only thing you have to do is contact and book your
k2 trek with a government-registered tour agency. They will provide you with everything required for the trekking including permits and a tour guide.

 

Chogori Adventure sorts out all your permits well in advance of the trip, makes arrangements, and provides a licensed guide for the trek.

K2 Base Camp Trek

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K2 Base Camp Trek Elevation / Height K2 / Chogori is the second-highest mountain on earth is 8611m above sea level. K2 base camp is a dream destination for mountain lovers all across the world. K2 Base Camp elevation/height estimated as 4998m (16,400 ′) almost five thousand meters above sea level. Trekkers gradually gain elevation while trekking to k2 Base Camp. It starts from 540 m from Islamabad the capital city of Pakistan, 2,228 m at Skardu the home town of Karakoram mountains, 3040 m at Askoli the last village while k2 base camp trek and it gradually rises to 4998m at the k2 base camp.

K2 Base Camp Trek Difficulty The trek to K2 Base Camp is lined with rugged mountains and rough terrain of glaciers. That includes steep up and down along the Baltoro Glacier till k2 Base camp even the possibility of snowfalls in August in Higher Campsites. It does not require any climbing or technical skill for k2 base camp trek but it is a high-altitude walk so you must have enough stamina and physical fitness to do the trek.

The cost varies according to the style of trekking and the services provided. Our fixed departures are mostly confirmed and everything mentioned in the services included will be provided at a fixed cost that is USD 1800.

Cost for Pakistani Clients K2 base camp trek cost for Pakistani nationals are starting from 150,000 PKR. Locals mostly undertake their k2 trekking from Skardu and will Conclude in Skardu

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