K-2 BC Concordia Trek 2017

K-2 BC Concordia Trek 2017

Fixed date: This trek starts 06-Jun-2017, 05-07-2017, 04-08-2017
and 06-09-2017


Baltoro glacier from air

Concordia situated in the North West End of Baltoro glacier centered by Abruzi and Goodwin Austin glacier, in an alleviation of 4600m. Concordia is surrounded by the second world highest peak K-2 (8611M), and the other peaks as well likely, Broad Peak (8047mm, Gasherbrum I 8-68M, G-II, 8035, G-IV, 7925M, Saltoro Kangri 7742m, Chogolisa I 7668M, Chogolisa-II 7654M, Baltoro Kangri 7463m, Sia Kangri 7442m, Masherbrum Groups 7821m, Muztagh Tower 7272m, and the Baltoro Cathedral of Uhli and Trango groups from 5500m to 6700m. The trek starts from Askoli the last village of Shigar valley. The inhabitant are Balti of Kirgis origin, the legend that once it was accessible from Muztagh Pass to Yarkand to the North of China, which is blocked from last few decads. The trek goes on through the traditional stages, Askoli to Jhola crossing Bardumal crossing at the foot of the Biafo glacier, walking on the right bank Braldu river cross on a foot bridge of Domordu River camp at the North of Dumordu valley. While walking in Baltoro glacier that panoramic view goes to deep to your soul.

Duration: 21 Days Islamabad to Islamabad
Hotel Accommodation: 07 Nights
Camping/Trekking : 13 days
Grade: Strenuous
Group Size: 7-12 trekkers
Trek of Nature: Led by Local Guide

1st Departure: from 06-06-2017 to 26-06-2017
2nd Departure: from 05-07-2017 to 25-07-2017
3rd Departure: from 04-08-2017 to 24-08-2017
4th Departure: from 06-09-2017 to 26-09-2017

STANDARD PACKAGE PRICES
US $ 2500/- per person sharing twin room & tent
US $ 2690/- per person with single room & tent
Single Supplement US $ 300 – (for single room & tent)

Data Itinerary
01 Arrival in Islamabad. Hotel
02 Drive to Chilas (13 hrs). Hotel
03 Drive to Skardu (10-11 hrs). Hotel
04 Drive to Askoli (6-7hrs). Camp
05 Trek-01: Askoli-Korofong. Camp
06 Trek-02: Korofong-Bardumal. Camp
07 Trek-03: Bardumal-Paiju. Camp
08 Trek-04: Paiju-Urdukas. Camp
09 Trek-05: Urdukus-Goro-II. Camp
10 Trek-06: Goro-II-Concordia. Camp
11 Trek-07: Rest day. Camp
12 Trek-08: Concordia-K-2 Base Camp and back to Concordia. Camp
13 Trek-09: Concordia-Goro I. Camp
14 Trek-10: Goro I-Urdukas. Camp
15 Trek-11: Urdukas-Burdumal/Jhula. Camp
16 Trek-12: Burdumal/Jhula-Askoli. Camp
17 Drive to Skardu. Hotel
18 Flight to Islamabad or drive to Chilas. Hotel
19 Reserve day or drive to Islamabad. Hotel
20 Free day. Hotel
21 Transfer to Islamabad airport for International flight. On board

NB: Flight between Islamabad and Skardu is subject to weather conditions. A flight cancellation on earlier day can affect confirmed reservations

SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE OFFER 2016

1. Transportation

•Airport to hotel on arrival & hotel to airport on departure in Islamabad.
•Air-conditioned mini bus Islamabad to Skardu.
•Air-conditioned transportation for briefing, debriefing and sightseeing in Islamabad.
•4×4 jeeps/Toyota seaters from Skardu to Askoli and from Askoli/Hushe to Skardu (shared by 4/5 pax).
•Jeeps for transportation of group luggage from Skardu to Askoli and from Askoli or Hushe to Skardu on return.
•One-way air fare between Skardu-Islamabad (flights are subject to weather conditions in case of flight cancellation surface transfer to Islamabad).
•Airport to hotel transfer in Skardu.
•Free baggage allowance 15 kilograms from Islamabad to Askoli and back to Islamabad.

Note: Flights to the northern areas of Pakistan are subject to weather condition. In case of flight cancellation/non availability of seats surface transfer will be provided). Cancellation of flight two or three days before actual departure can affect reservation. That means the passenger booked for earlier days will have priority.

2. Accommodation

Hotel accommodation is based on following hotels sharing twin occupancy.

Islamabad (Bed & Breakfast)
Envoy Continental or equal  (03 nights)

Chilas (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Panorama Inn/Shangrila Midway   (01 nights)

Skardu (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Mashabrum Inn/ Concordia (03 nights)

Note: If rooms in hotels mentioned above are not available, the accommodation in the hotels with equal standard will be provided.

3. Portage (low altitude porters)

• Low altitude porters (their wages, food, equipment, tarpaulin, cooking stove and insurance) to carry food, camping equipment and group luggage.

• Free baggage allowance of 15 kilograms per trekker to carry personal gear.

Note: For extra personal luggage please check extra luggage charges.

4. Taxes and Fees

•Trekking Fee
• Road taxes
• Camping fees during trek
• Bridge crossing fees

Note: In case of pollution, fine/penalties will be the responsibility of trekking member or group.

5. Camping Equipment

•Sleeping tent shared by two pax
• Toilet tent
• Complete mess tent/table/chairs

Note: In case of severe damage to sleeping tent, the cost of tent will be charged.

6 Kitchen Equipment
• Kitchen tent 
• Kitchen utensils
• Lamps for light

7 Food (Meals) during expedition 
• Breakfast 
• Lunch
• Dinner
• Tea, green tea or coffee

8 Local staff
Daily wages, food, kit, insurance, accommodation of following staff is included in the price. 
• Liaison Officer/Local guide 
• Cook 
• Cook helper
• Porter Sirdars 
• Porters

Note: Helicopter rescue of staff is not included as no insurance company offers this service in Pakistan.

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
Below mentioned services are not included in our package, but some of them can be provided on request in advance. Please contact ClimberCA for further detail.

•International air ticket &  airport taxes
• Visa fee for Pakistan & personal insurance of the clients.
• Mineral water/beverages
• Laundry and room service
• Personal clothing and trekking gear
• Rescue & medication in case of sickness or emergency
• Any other service that is not included in the list above

NOTE
• All expedition members will go together in one group and come back together. If group splits due to personal reasons, the cost will be charged additionally. 
• Extra hotel nights (if any) will be charged to expedition members. 
• Any extra cost due to road blockade or any other unforeseen reason will be charged in addition to normal package offer. 
• If government imposes a fee or new condition resulting extra charges (after the package is submitted) the same will be charged in addition to normal package offer.

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