Drifika Peak (6447-M) Expedition
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Drifika Peak (6447-M) Expedition

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DAYS Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation
01
Arrive Islamabad, afternoon welfare meeting with Alpine Club
Hotel
02
Drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12 hrs
Hotel
03
Drive to Skardu along with Indus River 8-9 hrs
Hotel
04
Drive to Hushe Village.
Camp
05
Trek to Saicho.
Camp
06
Trek to Drifika base camp.
Camp
07 / 26
Reserve for climbing
Camp
27
Trek back to Hushe village.
Camp
28
Drive back to Skardu
Hotel
29
Drive to Chilas 8-9hrs
Hotel
30
Drive to Islamabad 11-12hrs
Hotel
31
Morning farewell meeting with Alpine Club, afternoon sightseeing
Hotel
32
Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June to September Every Year
32 Days ISB-ISB
05-07-12 Climbers
Depends on group Size

• 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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Drifika Peak (6447-M) Expedition

Remarkable History of Drifika Peak (6447-M) Expedition

The peak was first climbed by the Japanese expedition team led by Akiya Ishimura in 1978.The peak is located in the beautiful Charakusa valley Karakoram range of Pakistan and the Valley which offer many small peaks and rock climbs.
The peak is challenging even for experienced climbers, the base camp area is amazingly beautiful with grassy ground and snowy peaks of surrounding. There are many smaller peaks to be used for acclimatization, which are very close to base camp of Drifika.

Drifika Peak

The Nangma valley houses some of the finest sheer rock towers standing shoulder to shoulder including the Amin Brack (5584m) and Great Tower (5800m), Brakk Zang, Sotulpa Peak (4800m), Drifika, (6000m) pyramid of snow and ice.

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Tourist Feedback

"Thanks to everyone to make this climb come true! Mat Auer, Hens Auer, Fabienne Götzenberger, Family Auer, Family Anthamatten, Rashid Ullah Baig, Khalid Amir Rana, Muhammad Iqbal from Shipton Treks & Tours, Nottaris Romolo, Lorenzo Gottardi, Charly Gabl, Newrock Family, Black Diamond Team, Mountain Hardwear Team, Scarpa Team, Julbo, Atomblock and many many more!!! Climb on!!!”

SIMON ANTHAMATTEN Designation

“We recommend the best Partner for Trekking and Expedition in the Karakorum the Agency Shipton Treks and Expedition.S.T& Expedition is a self-help project under the auspices of the charitable, non-government, non-profit-making organization. "Himalaya-Karakorum-Hilfe e.V.". It was founded in order to let the inhabitants of Baltistan - also known as "Little Tibet", Situated in the heart of the Karakoram.

HUBER BUAM BERGSTEIGER Mountaineer

“My climbing and trekking experiences span five decades and encompass all seven continents. I have used Shipton Tours three times and they are, far and away, the best outfitter I have ever dealt with. Their attention to detail and their staff are both outstanding. I just returned from a five week trek/climbing trip to the Biafo Glacier. Everything about the service provided by Shipton Tours was excellent.

JIM Mountaineer

“As a professional climber, based in Umhausen / Ötztal/Austria I want to recommend Shipton Tours, Treks and Expeditions as a partner to explore Pakistan, especially the Karakorum Mountains. I´m working together with the team since 2006. Furthermore I´m happy, that I led the first official expedition of Shipton Tours, Treks and Expedition ever, to Shipton Spire / Trango Valley in summer 2006.

HANSJÖRG AUER Mountaineer

“Thank you very much for supporting our Expedition to the great Trango. Every expedition need a strong Partner (Agency)!Thanks to Zahir, our very good cook. Thanks to Habib. Thanks to Muhammad Ali our great Guide. Thanks to Iqbal to organization all things. Thanks to Rasool for their support in Skardu. We are very happy to have chosen Shipton Trekking as Agency for our Expedition!”

STEFAN Designation

“Shipton Treks was the ideal guide service for our needs. They have an incredibly knowledgeable staff, speaking both English and German, with key people located in all of the right areas in Pakistan. They have the basics down: travel logistics, lodging, transfers, food, security, etc. They were total professionals and adaptable when it came to servicing.

COREY RICH Mountaineer