Laila Peak Expedition - 20 Days

Laila Peak Expedition

Laila Peak 6,090 meters is one of the most beautiful and worth seeing sights of the snow covered mountains in Pakistan.The beautiful Laila Peak is located near Gondogoro glacier. The peak is synonymous with its west face which drops down the mountains at almost uniform gradient forming a giant ramp. Its northern and eastern sides consist of contrasting steep granite.

More about Laila Peak Climbing

This mountain lies at the east of Gondogoro valley and west of Chogolisa in the Masherbrum Mountains of Baltistan. The Trekkers and climbers flash this snow covered peak while crossing the Gondogoro pass and attracted by its distinctive spear-like shape sticking out in the sky. This Peak got attention in 2005, when Fredrik Ericcson and Jorgen Aamot ski down this beautiful mountain, before Gasherbrum II ski in 2005 during their expedition. They made a ski on Gasherbrum-II 8035m but could not make it on Liala from the top. But they ski down from 200 meter below the summit on this beautiful mountain. They described its height as 6614m. After unsuccessful ski trip Fredrik and Jorgen went up to Gashabrum-2.

 A needle Shape Peak with High views

One of the most amazing mountains like a needle pointing straight up in the sky. Its North West flank has a steepness of 45-50 degrees in more than 1500 vertical meters.The lower part of Laila Peak is cover with soft snow; the upper part is cover with thin layer of ice. Laila Peak is mixture of ice climbing and rock climbing peak. Climbers can see all the majors peaks of Karakorum including K-2,Broad Peak, Gasherbrum peaks and many others from the top. Laila Peak is the most desirable tourism point of skiers and lovers of natural beauty. Its a perfect place to enjoy the sightseeing in relaxing atmosphere with cool breeze of air. You need a trekking permit from the Ministry of Tourism to visit this Peak.

Laila Peak Ascend and Descend

The mountaineers can climb this peak in a single day with a strong party from an advanced base camp on the east side of the Gondogoro glacier. With approximately, 1500m ascent many people will choose to bivi on route then summit and descend on the second day. Climbing is mid-grade with an inclination of no more than 55 degrees. The lower section of the climb is mixed giving way progressively more ice towards the summit. The easy, nearby Gondogoro Peak (5650m) is a great option for acclimatization if so desired. Generally, this peak is more technical as compared to many high peaks.

Laila Peak

Overview

Laila Peak Range:

Karakorum

Laila Peak Camp Nights:

13-16
Hotels nights: 4-6

Laila Peak climbing level:

Difficult and Technical

Laila Peak Ideal Time :

25-30 days from June to September, we can arrange as per request

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.

Day 2: Islamabad to Skardu By flight or KK Highway

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).

Day 3:Trek to Saicho

Day 4-15: Trek to Laila Peak base camp and climbing

Day 16: Trek back to Saicho

Day 17: Trek Hushey valley and drive to Skardu via Khaplu town

Day 18: Fly to Islamabad

Day 19: Contingency day for possible delays 

Day 20: International flight

The Trip Cost Includes

  • • All land transport involved in the itinerary
  • • All accommodation and meal described in the trip dossier
  • • Full trekking and base camp 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

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Laila Peak Expedition

Trip Facts

  • 2-10
  • 6,096m
  • Khaplu Baltistan Skardu
  • Islamabad
  • Breakfast, lunch, Dinner
  • Hotel and Camping