K2 Expedition 2nd Highest Mountain in Pakistan.

K2 8611m is the second highest peak in the world and highest peak in Pakistan. K2 also known as CHOGORI which is Balti language means the king of mountains.K2 has variously be described as "awesome", "Killer" and "Savage Mountain".

This is because of massiveness of its size and unsuccessful attempts made on it by various expedition parties.K2 is rocky mountain upto 6000-M, beyond which it becomes an ocean of snow. K2 8611-M is situated on the Pakistan China border in the mighty Karakorams. The traditional rout to its base camp goes from Skardu Baltistan which is linked with Islamabad by Karakoram Highway as well as by air. From Skardu the rout goes via Shigar-Dassu-Askole upto Concordia over the Baltoro Glacier.

Trip Fact:

Country: Pakistan
Duration: 76 Days
Min. Altitude: (0m./0ft.)
Max. Altitude: (8611m./28251ft.)
Walking Per Day: Approximately 5-6hrs
Nature: Camping
Grade: Very Hard
Best Season: June-July.
Price Per Person: US$25000 Per Person with Full Board Cost


Day 1: Arrive in Islamabad. Arrive in Islamabad early in the morning, gear check, group welcome dinner and stay in

Day 2: Fly via fixed-wing aircraft from Islamabad to Skardu. Explore the village and relax in the gardens of the hotel overlooking the Indus River

Day 3: Rest day in Skardu, organize equipment, and prepare for the drive to Jhola/Paiju camp

Day 4: Drive to Jhola/Paiju camp in jeeps

Day 5: Rest day in Paiju (3305m/10,906ft)

Day 6: Trek to Urdukas (4130m/13,630ft)

Day 7: Trek to Goro 2 (4250m/14,025ft)

Day 8: Trek to Concordia (4600m/15,180ft)

Day 9: Arrive K2 base camp (5650m/18,650ft)

Day 10-15: Rest days & training in base camp. Organize equipment, short hikes & climbs for acclimatization, review fixed rope ascending and descending. If climbers are feeling well acclimatized, we may begin our first ‘rotation’ without using all of these rest days. During this period our Nepal Sherpa team will begin fixing the route and establishing the high camps.

Days 16-42: Climbing period. We make at least one rotation climbing up to Camps 1, 2 and 3 before making our summit attempt. During this time, we establish our route and high camps and evaluate the weather for our summit rotation.

Day 43: Organize gear for departure, begin trekking to Goro 2

Day 44: Trek from Goro 2 to Urdukas

Day 45: Trek from Urdukas to Paiju

Day 46: Drive from Paiju to Skardu by jeep

Day 47: Fly Skardu to Islamabad

Day 48: Depart Islamabad for home country

Days 48+: Contingency days to account for delays due to weather, route conditions, etc.

Cost Includes:

  •  All airport-hotel – airport transport 
  • 3 nights accommodations in Islamabad with breakfast
  • All transportation in Pakistan, including round-trip flights from Islamabad to Skardu & Skardu to Islamabad. In the event these flights are cancelled we will usually wait a few days for another flight before making the 2 day journey by bus to Skardu
  • Internet access & satellite phones in base camp. Satellite phone is available at $3 per minute
  • Professional weather forecasting services from USA & European based meteorologists
  • Sherpa, porters, liaison officer, camp staff and guides
  • All administration fees owed to Islamabad, including climbing permits
  • Climbing permit fee.
  • Necessary number of porters/yak to carry load to & from base camp 
  • Equipment allowance and insurance of Liaison officer 
  • Personal climbing Sherpa with wages/equipment allowance/ insurance/high camps load ferry bonus 
  • Cook and cook boys with their equipment allowance, wages and insurance
  • Best quality tents at Base camp with sleeping mattresses
  • Best quality dinning tent with heater at Base Camp
  • All necessary kitchen & camping equipment at base camp and camp 2 along with table/chairs.
  • Shower facility at base camp
  • Fresh and organic food and beverages at Base Camp and imported quality high altitude food (individual packet) 
  • Enough numbers of EPI gases with burner for high camps
  • Walkie-talkie and permit fee
  • Satellite phone for the emergency purpose (Personal call $ 3 per minutes)
  • Solar panel/Generator with accessories at base camp for recharging & power supply
  • Necessary climbing hardware gears with fixed ropes except the personal gears
  • Required Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator.
  • Insurance of local team members
  • Rope fixing fee
  • Tented accommodation and meal at in/out to base camp


Cost does not include:

·         International round-trip airfare

·         Major meals in

·         Personal climbing equipment

·         Insurance, should include evacuation

·         Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks

·         All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc.)

·         Personal communication (phone, fax, e-mail) between Pakistan and home country

·         Sherpa summit bonus ($1000).