Trango Tower Pakistan - 34 Days

Trango Tower Pakistan also known as Nameless is one of the most spectacular granite towers said to be the largest rock wall in the world situated in Pakistan. Trango Tower Or Nameless is among the largest vertical faces of the world.  There are ten routes so far. The hardest and most challenging route to the summit is South ridge. Trango Tower North face Pillar is easier than other routes. South Pillar has 1000 meters of mixed and granite rock climbing.

A strong British team ascended  Trango Tower for the first time on their second attempt in 1975.  In July,1975 Mo Anthoine and Martin Boysen of United Kingdom successfully climbed this rock via South West face.

Galen Rowell climbed Trango Tower for the first time in 1977. There are no possibilities of free climbing; This is a fascinating and mesmerizing place with huge granite rock towers reaching thousands of feet high, dropping down to the churning moraine of the Dunge and Trango glaciers. The Trango Tower Pakistan  has a mixture of snow and ice route and the accent is of moderate grade, with some lower angle rock sections, this is an amazing way to reach the summit of Trango and Nameless.

Trango Tower Pakistan

Range:

Karakorum

Camp Nights:

25-29
Hotels nights: 4-6

Climbing level:

Moderate (5.9 to 5.11a)

Trango Tower Ideal Time :

25-35 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: Free day at Skardu

Go for the briefing at the Ministry of tourism A free day in Skardu, meanwhile we will complete the documentation. Sometime it may take two days, but no need to worry, we have contingency days for such delays.

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.

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

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

Day 7Rest 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!

Day 8: Trek to Trango base camp

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.

Day 9-Day 27 : Climbing the tower
Day 28: Trek back to Paju
Day 29: Trek to Jula
Day 30: Trek to Askoli
Day 31: Drive to Askoli
Day 32: Fly to Islamabad
Day 33: Contingency day
Day 34: Homebound 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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Trango Tower Pakistan

Trip Facts

  • 2-8
  • 6,286 m
  • Skardu
  • Islamabad
  • Breakfast, lunch, Dinner
  • Hotel and Camping