Gondogoro Pass K2 Base Camp Trek
In 1986, established a new and wonderful trekking route that connects the Baltoro Glacier to Hushe Valley over a Pass called GONDOGORO LA 5700m from Sea level. Since then, this challenging Pass has attracting large number of the trekking groups from the world as well as numerous climbing expeditions. However, the popularity of this trek is also and accurate reflection of its attractions. This is along the BRALDU River then into Baltoro Glacier is a long and extremely demanding one.
This route follows mainly on the Baltoro Glacier, which is 65km long. The climax of the Baltoro Glacier is the beautiful conjunction of the Godwin Austin Glacier, which descends from K-2 and Baltoro Glacier called “CONCORDIA 4700M” lying in the heart of the most heavily glaciered region outside the Polar area and densest concentration of peaks on earth. As the other hand is spectacular, taking you right into the heart of Karakorum Mountains at Concordia to K-2 Base Camp then on Vigne Glacier to the foot of Gondogoro Pass. After the crossing there is Khuespang Camp full of flowers then to the Dalzampa,after then a beautiful place for camp with water and meadows on Gondoghoro Glacier to the Satchio and finally to the Hushe Valley.
Day-01 : Arrival to Islamabad airport/hotel
Day-02 : Fly to Skardu or drive to Chilas
Day-03 : Skardu or Chilas to Skardu
Day-04 : Jeep drive to Askoli (3050m)
Day-05 : Trek 5–6 hrs to Jula (3200)
Day-06 : Trek to 5-6 hrs Pauju 3450m
Day-07 : Rest day at Pauju
Day-08 : Trek to Urdukas 4000m
Day-09 : Trek to Goro-II (4300m)
Day-10 : Trek to Concordia (4700m)
Day-11 : Excursion to K-2 Base Camp (5135m)
Day-12 : Trek on Vinge Glacier to Ali- Camp 4800m
Day-13 : Xhuspan (4800m) via Pass 5700M
Day-14 : Climb Gondogoro Peak or rest day
Day-15 : Trek to Dalzapa 4150m
Day-16 : Trek to Saticho 3200m
Day-17 : Trek to Hushe 3050m.
Day-18 : Jeep drives to Skardu
Day-19 : Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas
Day-20 : De-briefing or Chilas to Islamabad
Day-21 : Departure from Islamabad