Rakaposhi (7788m.)


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Rakaposhi is ranked 27th highest on the Earth and the 12th highest in Pakistan Situated in the Karakorum Mountains Rang in the Nagar Valley near Gilgit-Hunza, Rakaposhi means "shining wall" in the local language one of the magnificent pyramids and beautiful mountains in the world, The Peak Rakaposhi is more popular for its beauty than its rank.

On June 25, 1958 Rakaposhi was first climbed by British-Pakistani joint expedition via the Southwest Spur/Ridge Mike Banks and Tom Patey of UK reached the summit. The North Spur was climbed on August 2, 1979 by Eiho Ohtani and Matsushi Yamashita of Waseda University Japan.


Note: Itinerary (can be shortened or extended depending on time, weather and physical condition)

Days Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation
01 Arrive Islamabad transfer to hotel, afternoon welfare meeting with ACP Hotel
02 Drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12 hrs 461km Hotel
03 Drive from chilas to Gilgit 3-4hrs Hotel
04 Drive from Gilgit to Joglot and Jeep transfer to Joglot village Camp
05 Trek to Rakaposhi base camp on Kunti glacier Camp
06 / 35
30 days for climbing Camp
36 Trek down to Darakush Camp
37 Trek down to Joglot and drive to Chilas Hotel
38 Drive to Islamabad 11-12hrs Camp
39 Morning farewell meeting with Alpine Club, afternoon sightseeing Hotel
40 Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight

Dates & Prices

Dates & Prices

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June - August 40 Days ISB-ISB 05-07-12 Climbers Depends on group Size
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Services included in the Package

• Climbing permit process.
• Royalty of the Peak.
• Additional royalty fee per additional member above 7Pax.
• Environmental Fee
• Liaison officer/Guide daily wages and insurance
• Liaison officer /Guide equipment
• Staff: Guide, cook, assistant cook and kitchen Boy
• Cooking Equipment Complete brand new kitchen utensils (crockery)
• Camping Food: During trekking and at base camp.
• Porters: Required porters their wages, food, equipment, transport, and insurance.
• Accommodation with B/L/D(except in Islamabad)
• Transportation Islamabad to Islamabad
• Camping Equipment such as sleeping tent, mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, mattress, chairs, tables table lamps etc
• Member's personal baggage 75KGs per person way up to base camp and 50KGs per person way back after Expedition.
• Arrange welfare meeting with Alpine Club
• Cargo equipment storege.Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
• International flights tickets re-confirmation
• Fess: (Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)

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