Spantik Base Camp Trek -10 Days | $ 1,300

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At A Glance

Difficulty
Max Altitude4,340m
StatusEco Tour*
Min Temperature (c)-5
Total Duration15 Day
Trekking Days9-10
Hotel Stays-6 nights
Group Size2-14 Person

OVERVIEW

Spantik base camp trek

 

Spantik base camp trek provides one of the best trekking experiences in the Karakoram range of Pakistan. Spantik Peak Altitude of 7027m was once rarely visited, has now got the attention of thousand adventure seeker due to its low technicality and easy approach. Spantik base camp trek provides the best trekking experience that other trek may not, it is just a few days from Skardu City. We organize 10 days Spantik Base Camp trek for trekkers from the Shigar side of Spantik face. Normally this side of Karakoram is not crowded like the K2 side so one has the opportunity to feel the romantic wilderness of Karakoram.

 

Spantik base camp trek offers a moderate trekking terrain slightly steeper towards Spantik base camp the trail is a mixture of glaciers and green pastures surrounded by snow caped rock or ice peaks. The Adventure start from Skardu where we have 4*4 Jeeps to drive to the Arando village in Shigar Valley. We will drive through the lush green valley of Shigar along the Basha River till Arando. Traveling to Arando itself is an adventure before the trek. Arando is the last village and human settlement for Spantik adventures. Then trek till Balocho camp is mostly pastures and rough terrain with many 5, 6 thousand meter peaks in the surrounding and for last two days, it is mostly glaciers till Spantik base camp.

 

 

Spantik Peak Base Camp is a popular playground for mountain enthusiasts in the heart of Karakorum. Spantik peak is situated at the border of Shigar and Nagar valley of Gilgit Baltistan. Spantik is Called with different names from both sides. All of its names show the beauty, grandeur, and wilderness of the mountain. There are two distinct faces of Spantik the northwest face from Nagar Valley and the other southeastern face from Arando Shigar Valley. The northwestern face is named as “Ghinesh” in Brushaski language stand for “Golden Mountain” or “Queen”. And this face is more popular with the name of “Golden peak”. And the original name Spantik is mostly used for the face from Shigar Valley. Span-Tik is a Balti language word that means a “High Altitude Pature. Spantik Base Camp Trek and expedition are mostly undertake from Shigar Valley mostly due to its accessibility and easy terrain.

 

 

Spantik Base Camp Trek Cost

 

We Offer the Following Costs to individuals and groups for our Spantik Base Camp trek.

you can also join one of our fixed Departures at a fixed price of  USD 1,000.

 

Solo 2-4 PersonMore than 4
$2,000$ 1,400$ 1,300

 

* We will bring back our garbage and waste back on the Spantik Base Camp Trek.

DEPARTURES

Spantik Base Camp Trek Departures And Costs

StartEndCost(Usd)Availability
Spantik Base Camp Trek 1 July !3 July $ 1,300 Available Book Now
Spantik Base Camp Trek 15 July 28 July $ 1,250 Guaranteed Book Now
Spantik Base Camp Trek 1 August 13 August $ 1,300 Guaranteed Book Now
Spantik Base Camp Trek 15 August 28 August $ 1,300 Available Book Now
Spantik Base Camp Trek 1 September 13 September $ 1,150 Guaranteed Book Now

DAYS ITINERARY

Spantik Base Camp Trek Itinerary

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Altitude : 540m
Location : Islamabad

The first day of the Spantik Base Camp and climbers will be received by one of our staff from Islamabad Airport and escorted to the hotel.

You can spot our staff holding our company card at Islamabad Airport. You are bound to provide flight details 3 to 4 days before arrival. Our staff will pick you up and transfer you to a partner hotel in Islamabad close to Margalla hills. At the hotel, after relaxing and rest clients are bound to pay their dues upon late arrival payment of dues and briefing will be conducted in Skardu.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Room on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 2.230m
Location : Skardu

On the second day of Spantik Base Camp Trek We will fly to Skardu in the morning. Skardu is the logistic hub of the expeditions and trekking’s in the Karakoram range. The flight from Islamabad to Skardu will provide spectacular views of the Himalaya and Karakoram mountains and we should be able to see Nanga Parbat towering among other peaks.

Upon arrival in Skardu, one of our staff will be waiting at Skardu Airport and will escort the clients to the partner hotel. Upon early arrival, we would have enough time to rest and pay a visit to the local Bazar and the outskirts of Skardu city.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Room on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 2.230m
Location : Skardu

Skardu is a mountainous town along the Indus river, surrounded by mountains. After breakfast, we will check our gears and apparel for Spantik Base Camp Trek, and will buy or rent if something is missing. If we are done with our equipment we will go on an acclimatization hike to the kharpocho and old castle some hundred meters hike from Skardu Bazars. The fort provides a breathtaking view of the Indus river, Skardu, and its Surroundings.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Room on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 2,720m
Location : Arindo

Early in the morning, we will leave for Arando. Arando is the last village of Shigar valley before Spantik peak. We will drive to Arando Village with our crew and supplies. It's a 5-7-hour jeep drive from Skardu to Arando. After half hour drive from Skardu, we will reach the Shigar valley which hosts the second-highest peak (K2) on the planet. We will go through the lush green fields of Shigar valley along the Shigar river and the valley is narrowed as we further proceed to the mountains. The narrow track will lead us Arando driving along to the Basha River.

A 3 hours’ drive from Skardu we will reach Chutron Village, there is a hot spring in the village. After taking bath in the hot spring and lunch we will leave for Arando, which is a 2-3 hours’ drive away from the Hot spring. At Arando Village our porters, climbing assistants, and kitchen crew will join us and escort us to Spantik Base camp. Our staff establishes tents and the participants will be served a hot cup of tea with cookies and snacks. We will take dinner in our mess tent and camp overnight in a fully serviced campsite.

  • Accommodation: Tents on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 3,400m
Location : Chogo-Brangsa

The first day of trekking on Spantik Base Camp Trek, the trek start from Arindo village along the green trail along the glacier, the passage is the way through a green pasture land till ChogoBrango. ChogoBrangsa is a summer pasture that literally means a “ Huge Lodge” It will take a 6-8 hour trek to reach ChogoBrangsa from Arindo village.

You can meet shepherds and miners on the way towards Spantik peak. The total distance on this day of Spantik Base Camp Trek will be around 14km with a 900m gain in altitude.

  • Accommodation: Tents on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 3,820m
Location : Balocho

The second day of trek towards Spantik Base Camp Trek, today we start early trekking along the ridge of the glacier, we have to walk on the glacier only a few patches where there is risk of stonefall. And the rest of the trek is on the trail along the Galcier up to Balocho camp.

It will take 5-7 hours to reach Balocho from chogobrangsa, the total walking distance will be around 13-14 km with an altitude gain of 700m. On this day of Spantik Base Camp Trek, participants can get their first glimpse of the Spantik Peak from the Camp, we will stay overnight at Balocho.

  • Accommodation: Tents on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 4,300m
Location : Spantik Base Camp

The third and final day of Spantik Base Camp Trek, this day we will be at our destination. The trek is on a pure glacier all day till Spantik Base camp. After 5-6 hours of the trek on Chogolungma glacier, we will be at Spantik Base Camp. The total altitude gain on this day will be 500m and total distance will be around 13-14 km. we will set up our camps at Spantik Base camp for the next two weeks.

  • Accommodation: Tents on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 4,300m
Location : Spantik Base Camp

Excursion, Photography, and Sightseeing at Spantik Base Camp Trek.

  • Accommodation: Tents on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 3,820m
Location : Balocho

On this day of Spantik base camp trek Participants and Chogori adventure staff and porters trek back to Balocho camp and stay overnight and resume the trek the next day to Arindu village.

  • Accommodation: Tents on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 2.230m
Location : Skardu

Today we will trek back to Arindu village and drive to Skardu. After having lunch and a bath at Hotspring at Chutron we will resume the drive back to Skardu and overnight stay at Chogori adventures partners hotel.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Room on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 2.230m
Location : Skardu

Contingency day in case of flight delay or cancelation

  • Accommodation: Hotel Room on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

Altitude : 540m
Location : Islamabad

On this day of Spantik Base Camp trek, we will fly to Islamabad from Skardu

  • Accommodation: Hotel Room on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included,

It is time to say goodbye to the Spantik Base Camp Trek participants. We will see you off at Islamabad International Airport.

SERVICES

Services Included For Spantik Base Camp Trek

  • Implementation of all Covid SOPs
  • All domestic transportation Flight, Jeep and Car
  • All accommodation during hotel stays on twin sharing basis
  • All accommodation during trekking days on twin sharing
  • Separate Room or Tent for Single Women Participant
  • Professional Guide and Supporting staff
  • Professional cooking staff and assistants
  • Best Porters team (Porter for personal luggage of 12kg)
  • All meals according to the itinerary
  • Trekking permit fee, Waste management fee and toll and bridge charges
  • Satellite Phone for emergencies
  • Boiled water, snacks, cookies and dry fruits every day during the trek
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Mess Tents, sleeping tents, toilet and shower tents

 

Services Not Included For Spantik Base Camp Trek

  • Personal Insurance
  • Visa and Fees but we can facilitate in the visa process
  • International flights
  • Personal clothing (shoes, trousers etc.)
  • Personal Equipment’s,  but we can arrange upon request
  • Extra hotel stays
  • Tips to Guides, cooks, and porters
  • Miscellaneous expenses not mentioned in services included
  • Anything else not mentioned in services included

 

 

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