K2 Base Camp and Gondogoro La Pass Trek
K2 Base camp and Gondogoro La pass trek is considered as one of the world’s high altitude trekking routes, challenging and demanding but equally rewarding, delightful and remarkable as well. The journey starts from Islamabad airport and arrives at Skardu, the bewitching capital of Baltistan region. Skardu is a hub for the mountaineers and the starting point for mighty K-2. We cross a beautiful lush green fertile and fruit laden Shigar valley with the Indus river and drive as far as Askoli, the last inhabitant before falling into the throne of mountains and vigne glacier.
Amazing views from Gondogoro La Trek
Walking on the unpredictable but charismatic and enchanting Baltoro Glacier, we glimpse several famous and beautiful mountains. Passing by Trango Tower, Uli Biaho and Muztagh Tower in the Karakorum national Park, we reach at the junction of Baltoro and Godwin Austen glacier. You will enjoy the the matchless view of K2 and other Karakorum giants, i.e. Gasherbrum IV, Broad Peak known as Falchan Kungari dominated by the highest peak, K-2 (8611m ) and Mitre Peak. On your optional day at concordia, you have to choose a walk to K2 and Broad Peak Base Camp or rest day for Ali Camp hike towards Gondogoro La Pass accordingly.
Baltoro Gondogoro La Trekking
Baltoro Gondogoro la Trekking offers the opportunity to witness four (4) out of the world’s fourteen (14) eight-thousand meter high peaks.The trek itinerary are the same for the first 12 days while la pass extension towards Hushe Village from Concordia over Gondogoro Pass/La makes up Gondogoro La Trek a circular, additional and a unique trail.
K2 View from Gondogoro la circut Top
Gondogoro la trekking takes the hikers to the top of the la pass via already fixed ropes lead by the rescue team. At this point, one will have the best glance of the Karakorum giants and other peaks. By crossing the Gondogoro la, Explorers witness the king of mountains, K2, Broad Peak,Gasherbrum I & II Laila Peak and many more.
More about K2 Gondogoro La Trek
The majority of walking for this beautiful but demanding K2 gondogoro la trek is on Baltoro and Gondogoro glaciers, excluding the ascending and descending of Gondogoro Pass (5,585 m). This pass has one of the most overwhelming mountain panoramas anywhere in the world, with all of the Karakorum’s 8000m peaks close at hand. The Gondogoro La, though popular with trekkers, involves Class 4 climbing with crampons.
In case, the group face bad weather at Concordia and Ali Camp, the Tour guide may advise not to cross the la pass rather come back to Askoli via the same route.
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K2 and Gondogoro La Trek (2021)
If staring at mighty mountains and walking heights is one of your pleasures. We recommend this circular K2 trek and La pass as it might be the right holiday for you. Hence, It requires basic climbing skills and a little experience of mountaineering. Gondogoro La Trek offers everything that K2 Base Camp Trek does. However, gondogoro la comes with many additional rewards. [asp_product id=”883″]
K2 and Gondogoro La Height:
3000-5690m (5690m la Top)
K2 Gondogoro la trek Range:
Hotels nights: 6-8
K2 Gondogoro la Difficulty level:
K2 & Gondogoro La Best Period:
July and August