K2 Base Camp Trek

Duration: 21 days
Trails: T3 trails
Distance: 15 - 20 km per day
Ascent per day: 500 - 1000 m ascent per day

> Amazing Views of the highest peaks in the world
> 'The throne room of the mountain gods'
> Visit the K2 Base Camp Memorial
> Challenge of the toughest treks in the world

K2 is the world's second-highest mountain. Gasherbrum 4, Broad Peak, Mitre Peak, and Chogolisa from the rest of an astounding circle of mountain giants also known as 'the throne room of the Gods'. This stunning trek starts in Askole and follows the Braldu gorge to the snout of the Baltoro glacier, which trekkers can follow to Concordia. There is an optional day walk to K2 and Broad Peak base camps. This is one of the world’s most stunning mountain treks and it is wild and remote with scenery of unmatched grandeur.




On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel, in Islamabad. You will meet your guide in the afternoon at the hotel for a trip briefing and gear check. If the flight lands late night the briefing will be held the next day.



Fly to Skardu

Option A: Weather permitting, we take a spectacular flight to the high mountain region of Baltistan in the northeast. On a clear day, we should be able to see Nanga Parbat (8124m) and K2 (8611m) towering above all other mountains. (adverse weather in Islamabad or Skardu may affect our flight plans and make it necessary to drive by the Karakoram Highway to Skardu, a journey of approx two days).

Option B: In case of cancellation of flight drive. 10-12hrs by air-conditioned coach/car to Chilas (480km) on the Karakoram highway. Overnight at hotel.



Drive to Skardu from Chilas / Rest day

Duration: 08:00 h

Option A:Overnight Hotel. Preparations for our trek and depending on our time of arrival into Skardu, there may be time to visit the town and possibly an excursion to Kachura Lake situated at the edge of the valley. Skardu is the regional capital of Baltistan, lying at the edge of a broad floodplain that is the confluence of the Shyok, Indus and Basha Rivers.

Option B: If we are driving the road journey today will be 7-8 hrs to Skardu (275km). On route are spectacular views of Nanga Parbat (8125m) overnight Hotel.


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  • Transfers

    All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, private transport, etc.) as described in the itinerary are included.

  • Accommodation in tents

    During your trek, you will stay in tents. The crew will take care of setting up all camping equipment.

  • Hotel

    During your trek you will be staying in the hotels as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Meals

    This trek includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Professional guide

    During your trek, you will at all times be accompanied by an English speaking guide.

  • Porters

    Porters will be there to assist with carrying all camping and other necessary equipment during your trek.

  • Accommodation before and after the tour

    Accommodation before and after the trek is included. Breakfast is part of your stay.

  • Return flight Islamabad - Skardu

    Included in the price is the spectacular flight from Islamabad to Skardu. When the visibility is good you can see the world's 9th highest peak in the world, Nanga Parbat (8126m). If the flight is cancelled, the alternative would be driving between Skardu and Islamabad.


  • Traveling to and from

    This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.

  • Sleeping bag

    You must bring your own sleeping bag with you. You can rent a sleeping bag from your trekking company.

  • Tipping

    Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Personal expenses

    Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.


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  • K2 Base Camp Trek Difficulty

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