Ghogolungma Glacier Spantik Base Camp Trek
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Ghogolungma Glacier Spantik Base Camp TREK

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DAYS Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation
Arrive Islamabad, afternoon welfare meeting with Alpine Club
Drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12 hrs
Drive to Skardu along with Indus River 8-9 hrs
Drive to Aroundo 6-7 hrs
Trek to Chogo Brangsa camp 3,300m.
Trek to Bolocho camp 3,800m.
Trek to Spantik base camp 4,300m.
Full day excursion and photograpy
Trek down to Bolocho 4-5 hrs
Trek down to Aroundo 4-5 hrs
Drive back to Skardu 6-7 hrs
Drive to Chilas 8-9hrs
Drive to Islamabad 11-12hrs
Morning farewell meeting with Alpine Club, afternoon sightseeing
Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June - August
15 Days ISB-ISB
05-07-12 Climbers
Depends on group Size
• 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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Ghogolungma Glacier Spantik Base Camp Trek

Remarkable History of Ghogolungma Glacier Spantik Base Camp Trek

At Haiderabad the Shigar Valley forks, with the Braldo Valley (through which you get to Askole, the start of all the well-known treks – Concordia, Gondogoro La, Biafo-Hispar) to the east and the Basha Valley to the north. Following the latter, you get to Arandu, the start of this trek. It takes about 6 hours to get here from Skardu by jeep. Directly behind the village is the snout of the Chogolungma glacier. The British explorer Thomas Godfrey Vigne, the first European to visit Baltistan, called this the grandest spectacle that he had seen on the whole of his travels. You cross the snout of the Chogolungma before you walk up the valley on the true left side of the big glacier. The path is easy.

The mountain scenery might not be as spectacular as in the Baltoro and Biafo areas but the landscape is immensely picturesque. As this valley is rather infrequently visited you hardly ever meet any other tourists on this trek. Spantik and Malubiting, both over 7000 metres high, can be seen towering up at the end of the valley, and to the right and left of the glacier snow-covered 6000- metre-peaks (among them Haramosh) dominate the view. This trek recommends itself to visitors who do not have much time, who enjoy mountain solitude and like walking off the beaten track, who prefer an easy walk to the strenuous treks in the Baltoro/Biafo area, and/or who want to get acclimatized. On the Chogolungma trek you do not get above 4000 metres unless you climb a vantage point.

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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!!!”


“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.


“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.


“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