Program Summary :
|Name Of Peak||Broad Peak||Elevation||8,047 m|
|Mountain Range||Karakoram||First Ascent||1957 by Hermann Buhl /Fritz Wintersteller|
|Duration||50 Days||Best time||May to August|
|Ideal Group Size||7th||Base Camp height:||4800-M|
Broad Peak (K3) is the 12th highest mountain on Earth. The name of Broad Peak introduced by W.M.Convey a British explorer during his expedition in 1892. In Balti language name of Broad Peak is (Phalchan Gangri ),because of its breadth at the top. It’s part of the Gasherbrum massif in Baltistan on the border of Pakistan and China.
The route starts climbing through a rock gully to Camp I (6000m) then by passing a large snow face we reach Camp-II at around 6500m.
A final camp is placed at 7200m from where summit can bid.
Fix ropes protect the steeper sections of the route, which are commonly lower on the climb. It was first climbed by an Austrian group in 1957, which included Kurt Diemberger and Herman Buhl.
|Day 01||Arrival in Islamabad||Hotel|
|Day 02||Islamabad – Rest day and briefing at the Ministry of Tourism.||Hotel|
|Day 03||Flight to Skardu or Drive to Chilas,||11-12||Hotel|
|Day 04||Drive to Skardu||8-9||Hotel|
|Day 05||Sakardu – Rest day and Final Preparation for Expedition.||–||Hotel|
|Day 06||Drive to Askoli,||6-7||Camp|
|Day 07||Trek to Jhola,||5-6||Camp|
|Day 08||Trek to Paju,||6-7||Camp|
|Day 09||Paiju – Rest day.||–||Camp|
|Day 10||Trek to Urdukas||8-9||Camp|
|Day 11||Trek to Goro II||5-6||Camp|
|Day 12||Trek to Concordia,||4-5||Camp|
|Day 13||Trek to Broad Peak Base Camp||3-4||Camp|
|Day 14-40||Climbing Period of Broad Peak.||—|
|Day 41-46||Return to Askole or Hushe and drive to Skardu.|
|Day 47||Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas.||8-9||Hotel|
|Day 48||Chilas-To-Islamabad: Early morning drive to Islamabad.||11-12||Hotel|
|Day 49||Islamabad – Debriefing at the Ministry of Tourism.||Hotel|
|Day 50||Fly to onward destination|