K2 Base Camp Trek - 21 Days

 K2 Base Camp Trek (2020-2021)

K2 Base Camp Trek is considered as the world’s famous high altitude trekking route, challenging and demanding but equally rewarding, delightful and remarkable as well. Skardu, the bewitching capital of Baltistan region, is the starting point for mighty K-2. We cross a beautiful lush green fertile and fruit laden Shigar valley and drive as far as Askoli, the last inhabitant before falling into the throne of mountains.

K2 Base Camp Trekking (Views)

Walking on the unpredictable but charismatic and enchanting Baltoro Glacier, we glimpse several famous and beautiful mountains on K2 Base Camp Trekking. Passing by Trango Tower and Muztagh Tower in the Karakorum national Park, we reach at the junction of Baltoro and Godwin Austin Glaciers, you will enjoy the the matchless view of Karakorum giants, i.e. Gasherbrum IV, Broad Peak known as Hidden Peak or Falchan Kungari dominated by the highest peak, K-2 ( 8611m ) and Mitre Peak. On your extra day at concordia, you have to choose a walk to K2 and Broad Peak Base Camp or rest at concordia.

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K2 Base Camp Trek Cost

The cost for K2 Base camp Trek may vary from country to country and the services provided. With western guide, it may charge from 3000 to 5000 USD a group of 8 to 12 trekkers. The local tour agencies may also differ in the price depending on the quality of services. It may be as low as 1590$ to maximum 2600$ per person in a group.

Best Time for K2 Base Camp Trek

The best time for K2 base camp trek is summer from Mid of June to Mid of September. After this time period, the weather changes and becomes very cold day by day.

K2 base Camp Trek without Guide

K2 Base camp Trek without guide is not allowed by the Ministry of Tourism Govt. of Pakistan as the trekking to Baltoro does not offer any facility for the hikers; such as food and accommodation because of the unpredictable and changing trails.

More About K2 Base Camp

The landscape is bewitching but wild and unpredictable. There is no glacier like Baltoro on this planet which connects Goodwin Austin glacier towards mighty Broad Peak and K2.  It is one of the many hours’s walking on earth.

K2 Base Camp and Concordia is a sacred place of Nature. A sanctuary of the most beautiful mountains with magical names which evoke dreams and adventures so far. Concordia is hard, inhospitable and inhuman. But it is, in all of this, where its beauty, enormous fascination and power is found. (by Maria-victoria from ALICANTE).

A little more about K2 Base Camp Trek

A great mountain activity is to walk for K2, Broad Peak and concordia. This beauty have no match in the world and the glimpse of K2 is mesmerizing because of its stunning views. The return journey of K2 Trek is possible by the same route or crossing the Gondogoro la, a technical pass at 5690 meters, offering a good challenge of ascending and descending to another stunning Hushey valley of Khaplu region.

K2 Trek Duration (Time)

Normally it takes 21 days from Islamabad to fly to Skardu via domestic flight and back to Islamabad. But possible to do it in just 16 days as well. The Best time for K2 trek is June to August. 

K2 Base Camp Trek

K2 Base CampTrek (2021)

There are several departure dates available:

  • 08 June to 28 June 2021
  • 20 June to 09 July 2021
  • 10 July to 30 July 2021
  • 27 July to 16 August 2021
  • 10 August to 30 August 2021
  • 20 August to 09 September 2021
  • 31 August to 20 September 2021
  • 05 September to 25 Sep 2021
  • 15 Sep to 04 October 2021

Just select your preferred date from the drop-down menu.

K2 Base Camp Confirmed Departures:

Most departures are confirmed. If you decide for any of the departure dates, the departure will be guaranteed.

K2 Base CampTrek Cost:

If you would prefer not to pay everything at once, this is also possible. Just select your preferred departure date and select 20% reservation deposit. We will follow up with you and send you the schedule when the remaining payments should be made.

If you choose this option to pay just 20% deposit to confirm your reservation, 100$ is added to the final price of the package which accounts $2290 in total for this package.

You will be billed through Stripe, the transaction on your statement will appear as Gremarp limited.

$2,190.00

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K2 Base Camp Height:

3000-4800m (5200m is optional)                                    

K2 base Camp Range:

Karakorum

K2 base Camp Nights:

12-15
Hotels nights: 6-8

K2 Base camp Difficulty level:

Strenuous Trek

K2 base camp Best Period:

June to September

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Day 1
Arrival to Islamabad

Welcoming and receiving at Islamabad International airport and shifting to the hotel. Here meet with the group and during the day visit to the famous bazaars, Mosque and other places in Islamabad depending on time

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Day 2
Islamabad to Skardu By flight or by Road

Given good weather we will fly to Skardu (perhaps the most spectacular commercial flight in the world, with magnificent views of Nanga Parbat the 9th highest mountain in the world. If the weather doesn’t allow the flight we take the Karakorum Highway on the old silk route. This is just spectacular. It’s a long drive but one of the great journey’s of the world between the deep gorges of the mighty Indus. Overnight hotel in Chilas, driving over Babsur Pass will minimize the distance and the night stay will be in Naran. (10-12 hour drive).

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Day 3
Explore Skardu if you are lucky to catch flight

We complete to Skardu our journey in around 8 hours passing Nanga Parbat and the stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. You will look back in awe and reflect on what an amazing civil engineering achievement the Karakoram Highway was in its time. You will have crossed the point where four great continental plates come together forming four of the world’s greatest mountain ranges (Himalaya, Karakoram, Hindukush the Pamir

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Day 4
Jeep ride to Askoli

Today we take a Jeep ride to Askole 3,300m/ 10,827ft. The last village between us and K2 from where we begin our trek towards K2 the following morning.

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Day 5
First day, Trek to Jula

We set off early to avoid the heat of the day. The route is gentle and enjoyable. We cross the Biafo Glacier on the way and get our first sight of the Paiyu pinnacles. We will be trekking for around 5-6 hours to the Jula camp today

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Day 6
Trek to Paju

Trek to Paiju (3,380m) 6 to 8 hours walking. The path is quite loose in places and again it is likely we will have to take boots off where the river has flooded the path in a few places. Paiju is a green oasis under the shadows of Paiju Peak (6,611m). From this camp we have the first views of the immense Baltoro Glacier

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Day 7
Rest day

Today is a rest day at paju to aid acclimatization and an important resting point for porters, they prepare food for the trek ahead. Normally there is much singing, drumming (or barrel bashing) and dancing amongst the porters with a real feel good atmosphere!

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Day 8
Trek to Khoborsay

Another early walk of approximately one hour brings us to the snout of the Baltoro. After viewing the outpouring of melt water from the ice we climb up on to the back of this great beast. At this point the ice of the glacier is completely covered by rubble and rocks and the going here can be quite tough.Finally reaching at Khoborsay camping place (3800m).we would be able to see the cathedral Towers, the Trango and the striking rock tower of Uli Biafo.A great day of treekingover difficult and mixed terrain.

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Day 9
Trek to Rdukas

Today is a short day. we continue Baltoro glacier on the lateral moraines or sometime glacier itself, passing great Trango and the isolated pillar of the Nameless Tower to our next camp Rdukas (3900m).This is truly awesome place hundred meters above the glacier we should reach here in time for a late lunch and the rest of the afternoon is free to tend to camp chores or just to soak up our fabulous situation.

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Day 10
Trek to Goro 2

This day we follow the moraine edge and climb up on to the glacier. Soon we come have the enchanting view of Mashabrum (7821m) on out right side. Ascending and decending on the mountains of rubbles over the ice we have the glimpse ahead to the peaks which surround Concordia. Goro is the camp name with (4290m) and camping one of the largest glacier outside the polar region with the attracting view of Gashabrum IV (7925m).

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Day 11
Trek to Concordia

Today, We move up to Concordia passing the Golden Throne and Mitre Peak as we enter the arena of the 8,000m/ 26,247ft. Peaks, first Broad Peak 8047m/ 26,400ft. followed by the Gasherbrums and finally K2 8,611m/ 28,251ft. The sheer size and scale of the 8,000m peaks defies description, this is a very special place and for many the view is a lifetime goal. Unlike many other treks to this area, ours continues up to K2 base camp where you will stay for a few days to enjoy the sheer majesty of K2 and its supremacy over this whole region. We will be trekking for 8-10 hours today.

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Day 12
Optional Day hike to K2 Base Camp

Go to broad peak base camp (4800m) or K-2 base camp (5100m) 0r Rest at Concordia.

If you start early in the morning you can return to Concordia in the evening.

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Day 13
Return via same route to Goro

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Day 14
Trek back to Khoborsay

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Day 15
Trek back to Paju

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Day 16
Trek back to Jula Camp

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Day 17
Trek back to Askili

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Day 18
Drive to Skardu

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Day 19
Fly to Islamabad

Flight to Islamabad or in case of no flight, By road to Chilas and the next day to Islamabad.

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Day 20
Contingency Day

We keep one contingency day for unexpected emergencies or road blockage. If any day is left unused except major issues such as altitude sickness and other seriuos health problem, we are not responsible to adjust those unused days but will provide accomodation and can arrange a sightseeing visit to Islamabad and Gandharara civilazation at Taxila with an extra charge.

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Day 21
International flight

Fly back to Your home country and Good Bye Pakistan.

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The Trip cost Includes

  • • All land transport involved in the itinerary
  • • All accommodation and meal described in the trip dossier
  • • Full trekking service including food and all equipment (excluding personal equipment)

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • • Travel insurance
  • • Pakistan’s Visa
  • • Tips for local guides and support staff
  • • Miscellaneous expenses - drinks and
  • souvenirs etc

Frequently asked Questions

How is the fitness required for this trip?

You should be very fit physically to do this trek.

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How long is this Trek?

Normally it takes 14-15 days.

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When is the best time for this Trek?

June, July and August is the best season for trekking in the Karakorum mountains.

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Trip Facts

  • K2 Base camp
  • Islamabad
  • Breakfast, lunch, Dinner
  • Tent Camping on Trek and Hotel accommodation in Islamabad, Chilas, Skardu