K.6, K.7 Masherbrum Base Camp Trek


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There are several possibilities for shorter treks in this valley. From the village of Kande you can walk up the Nangmah valley to the foot of the impressive south face of K 6. This valley is framed by countless granite towers and needles, a paradise for rock climbers.

From the village of Hushe you can climb a mountain (ca 4500 m) in the Honblok valley from which you have an excellent view of the mountains of the Karakoram, among them K 2. Hushe is also the start of a trek to the Ailing valley as well as to the valley of the Masherbrum glacier. Through the Charakusa valley with its beautiful scenery you get to the base camps of K 6 and K 7. Apart from a few climbers on their way to base camps, hardly anybody ever uses these paths.


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

Days Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation
01 Arrive at Islamabad afternoon welfare meeting with Alpine Club Hotel
02 Drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12hrs 461km Hotel
03 Drive to Skardu along with Indus River 8-9hrs 290km Hotel
04 By jeep to Kande in the Hushe valley, ca 6 hours Camp
05 Trek to Nangmah Camp
06 Trek to Drifika base camp Camp
07 Free day with the option of walking to the base camp of K 6 Camp
08 Trek to Hushe Camp
09 Trek to Saicho Camp
10 Trek to Spangser Camp
11 Trek to K 7 base camp Camp
12 Trek to Saicho Camp
13 Trek to Parbisan Camp
14 Trek to Masherbrum base camp Camp
15 Trek to Parbisan
16 Trek to Hushe
17 Trek to Honblok base camp
18 Climbing Honblok and back to Hushe
19 Drive to Skardu 5-6hrs Hotel
20 Drive to Chilas 8-9hrs Hotel
21 Drive from Chilas to Islamabad 11-12hrs Hotel
22 Morning farewell meeting with Alpine Club afternoon sightseeing Hotel
23 Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight

Dates & Prices

Dates & Prices

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June - Augus 23 Days ISB-ISB 05-07-12 Climbers Depends on group Size
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Services included in the Package

• Trekking permit
• Environmental Fee
• Guide daily wages and insurance
• Guide equipment
• Cooking Staff
• Cooking Equipment/ kitchen utensils
• Required porters their insurance & equipment
• Accommodation with B/L/D(except in Islamabad)
• Transportation Islamabad to Islamabad
• Camping Equipment
• Arrange welfare meeting with Alpine Club
• Cargo equipment store
• Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
• International flights tickets re-confirmation
• Fess: (Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)

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