K-2 (8,611m (28,251 feet))

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Program Summary :

Name Of Peak K2 /Chhogori                           Elevation 8,611m
First Ascent July 31 ,1954 Mountain Range Karakoram   
Duration 60 Days Best time Jun  to  August
Ideal Group Size  7TH Base camp height      5135-m

K2( Chhogori) Known as the second-highest mountain of the world. It is located on the border between Gilgit–Skardu Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China. Being the 2nd highest peaks of the world it has always known as challangious peaks for climbers.

K-2 is the most marvelous, superb but the most difficult peak in the world .Due to this reason it is well known as “CHOGORI” in local Balti “language, which means “The king of Mountain “. It has variously been called as the “awesome “. Savage “And the mountain of mountains “Its lower face is rocky up to 6,000 meters, above which it becomes a vertical ocean of snow.

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K- 2 was successful ascent in 1954 for the first time in the history  by, 11 climbers, which include six scientists also. One of the climbers died of pneumonia after40 days of raging storms. The final ascent was made by a team of two after their oxygen supply had run out, and an emergency descent was made in darkness.

It stands over 3,000 meters (9,840 ft) above much of the glacial valley bottoms at its base. It is a consistently steep pyramid, dropping quickly in almost all directions. The north side is the steepest: there it rises over 3,200 meters (10,500 ft) above the K2 (Qogir) Glacier in only 3,000 meters (9,800 ft)of horizontal  life.

ITINERARY :

Sr. No Program Time(Hrs) Stay
Day 01 Arrival In Islamabad Hotel
Day 02 Islamabad- briefing at Ministry of Tourism. Hotel
Day 03 Drive to Chilas  11-12 Hotel
Day 04 Drive to Skardu  8-9  Hotel
Day 05 Skardu- preparations.  –  Hotel
Day 06 Drive to Thongal/Askole 6-7  Camp
Day 07 Trek to Jhola 5-6  Camp
Day 08 Trek to Paju 6-7 Camp
Day 09 Rest day at  Paiju  — 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 K-2 base camp  4-5  Camp
Day 14-50 RESERVED FOR CLIMBING  Camp
Day 51 Trek back to Concordia 4-5  Camp
Day 52 Trek to Ali Camp.  5-6 Camp
Day 53 Trek to the  Gondogoro La Pass to Khuspang 9-10  Camp
Day 54 Trek to Shaicho 6-7  Camp
Day 55 Trek to Hushe  3-4 Camp
Day 56 Drive to Skardu 6-7 Hotel
Day 57 Skardu-To-Islamabad: Flight to Islamabad, if unable due to bad weather same day drive to Chilas. 8-9  Hotel
Day 58 Chilas-To-Islamabad: Early morning drive to Islamabad.  11-12 Hotel
Day 59 Islamabad – debriefing at Ministry of Tourism.  Hotel
Day 60 Fly to onward destination  –