K2 Base Camp Trek
K2 Base Camp Trek: located in the Karakoram range of Northern Pakistan lies a series of mountains snow caped and hovering over the blue skies one of them is the legendry K2 or Chogori the second-highest on Earth, surrounded by many other mysterious and Giant peaks. The trek to the throne room of mountain gods / k2 base camp is exciting, the place is special and it is a lifetime dream for most of us.
The trek to k2 base camp is one of the greatest trekking on the planet, passing through a wild and dramatic landscape, glittering spires, granite towers, and vast Glaciers. K2 base camp trek is also known as k2 classic trek or Baltoro Glacier trek provides the best spiritual and physical experience of the Karakoram. K2 base camp trek is the finest journey to explore the mighty Karakoram. The Karakorum range the wildest, vast and rugged landscape on the earth with views of spectacular sky kissing icy peaks, granite towers, mountain passes, and gigantic glaciers that offer unparalleled opportunities for mountain adventures particularly trekking and expeditions. The trek to k2 base camp is no doubt challenging but equally rewarding.
The adventure starts from Islamabad the vibrant capital of Pakistan. Before departing to the valley of mountains (Skardu). The flight is one of the spectacular routes in the world of aviation flying above the mountains of the Himalayas and the Karakoram the distinguished peak to observe is Nanga Parbat. Skardu is the capital town of the Karakoram Valleys and the logistic hub for all expeditions and Trekking. After an overnight stay Trekker begin their journey by jeep to Askoli (The last Village of Shigar Valley during K2 Trek).
Trekking On The Baltoro Glacier
From Askoli we will embark upon our k2 Base Camp or Baltoro Trek toward K2 Base Camp. Beyond Askoli there is a complete wilderness, mountains, and mountain enthusiast. We will follow the same route K2 conquerors have followed decades ago. As we headed up to the valley surrounded by snow-capped peaks, rock towers, and large glaciers, the valley opens up in a breathtaking mountain vista. From Paju Camp to onward most of the trek is on the 65km Baltoro Glacier. That is why k2 trekking is also known as Baltoro Glacier trek. Seven of the world’s highest peak rise at the end of Baltoro Glacier. the middle part is encircled by Masherbrum peak, Muztagh tower while the lower part is surrounded by mostly rock towers including Trango Towers, Uli Biaho, Shipton, and Paju Peak.
At Concordia also known as the “Throne Room of Mountain Gods” Baltoro Glacier confluence with Godwin Austin Glacier. There is no place parallel to Concordia for a campsite on the earth. Concordia is the amphitheater of mountains, surrounded by the highest concentration of 8000m mountains on the earth. We have reserved several days to absorb the breathtaking scene at Concordia.
From Concordia, we venture into the depth of Karakorum reveal an unrivaled collection of peaks, with a 360-degree view of all peaks around that, include Mitre Peak (6010m), Marble Peak (6,256 m), Gasherbrum 4 (7,925 m), Chogolisa (7666m), Baltoro Kangri (7320m), Broad Peak (8047m) and the second-highest on the earth K2/ Chogori (8611m). During the k2 Base Camp trek, you can get a glimpse of climbing routes on these peaks and can meet mountaineers at their base camps. Form Concordia we can return via the same route or cross a technical pass “Gondogoro La’ into Hushe Valley in a circular way and our trek Conclude in Skardu.
you also may like to visit our K2 Gondogoro La trek details. (K2 Gondogoro La trek)
K2 Base Camp Trek Cost
Cost for International Clients
International clients can join one of our k2 base camp fixed departures with a standard price of $1800 per person. But the cost varies according to the style of trekking and the services provided. Here are the following packages for k2 base camp trek. Our fixed departures are mostly confirmed and everything mentioned in the services included will be provided at a fixed cost that is USD 1800. Our schedule of k2 base camp Fixed Departures and details are given below in the table.
||2 to 4 person
||More than 6 person
||Above 6 person
Cost for Pakistani Clients
K2 base camp trek costs for Pakistani nationals are in the following table, starting from 150,000 PKR. Locals mostly undertake their k2 trekking from Skardu and will Conclude in Skardu. We will entertain clients from Islamabad as well upon request.
||2 to 4 persons
||4 to 8 persons
||More than 8 persons