Concordia Mt. K2 base camp trek is one popular trekking trail of Pakistan. Concordia K2 base camp trekking offers superb Himalayan scenery including Mt. K2 8611m, Broad Peak 8047m, Gasherbrum -I 8068m, and Gasherbrum-II 8035m, beautiful landscape, lush valleys. Trekking in Concordia K2 base camp is wonderful experience. Concordia K2 base camp trek is located in the heart of the mighty Karakoram and offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains. Trekking follows a stunning trail along the mighty Braldu River to the snout of the Baltoro Glacier. As we progress up the moraines of the vast Baltoro Glacier, the Muztagh Tower (7273m) and Masherbrum (7821m) slowly reveal themselves and in the distance Gasherbrum IV stands tall, providing a taste of what is to come. At last we reach Concordia (4650m) where we are surrounded by a plethora of peaks including four of the world’s 8000m peaks- K2, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum II and Hidden Peak and others no less spectacular including the mighty Chogolisa, Golden Throne, and Gasherbrum IV. From our camp at Concordia we can trek up the Godwin Austen Glacier to K2 Base Camp and visit some of the expedition teams attempting to climb this formidable K2 peak.
gondogoro la trek
K2 base camp trek is undoubtedly one of the Great Walks of the World. The Mt. K2 base camp trek ranks as one of the finest treks in the world. Certainly a trekker could find more difficult terrain to challenge the heart but now finer to inspire the soul. The scenery varies from the green fields of Askole to the granite and glaciers of Condordia. This is high adventure far from the crowds. The vertical granite along the Baltoro Glacier and the play of the light create a photographers paradise. A demanding and challenging trek to K2 Base is a memorable experience suitable for the true adventurer tour. Concordia K2 base camp trek is bit strenuous it is recommended for experience trekkers. Mount K2 base camp trek required a good degree of physical fitness, as the variable weather conditions make the crossing of pass quite challenging, but more rewarding too.
K2 base camp trek is recommended that the trek may be started from, Askole as the group can reach up to Concordia being able to see major Baltoro Peaks and, return the same route. June to Mid September is best season for Mt. K2 base camp trekking. After visiting the K2 base camp, we will cross Gondogoro-la, 5450m and return to Skardu along the Hushe valley. The end of our trek is in Hushe itself then we drive to Skardu then fly back to Islamabad where our world most spectacular K2 base camp trek trip end. If given K2 base camp trek itinerary is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your desire and holidays. CEP operate private K2 base camp trek as per your requirements, if you need more information about K2 base camp trek fell free to contact us.
K2 Base Camp and Gondogoro La Trek is one of the most scenic mountain treks in the world which had been always ranked highly by adventure tour operators around the world and by individual adventurers. K-2 lies in the Karakoram mountain range which is home to some of the highest mountains in the world. The largest glaciers outside Polar Regions are also situated here.
Karakoram Range is situated at the north western end of the great Himalayan range. Most of the Karakoram Range is located in the northern areas of Pakistan with some parts touching China and Ladakh.
K-2 is the second highest mountain in the world. Its grand pyramid looms high above the Karakoram Range at 8611m. Three sides of this great mountain are situated in Pakistan while the forth side leads down to the Sinkiang province of China. The most popular and spectacular approach to the base of this great mountain is from the vast Baltoro glacier. The approach trek to K-2 is undoubtedly the most fascinating undertaking into the throne room of the mountain gods. This is how the National Geographic Society’s photographer and writer Galen Rowel described this incredible region of unbelievable mountains and creepy glaciers.
This great adventure starts at the small village of Askoli which is situated at the end of seven to eight hours bumpy but beautiful jeep ride from Skardu city. There are no human habitats beyond Askoli and you will be surprised to see how natural and ancient this region is as if the 20th century flew right past it.
This wonderful trek is suitable only for fit individuals with past trekking experience and suitable outdoor gear especially good trekking boots and quality sleeping bag. Concordia Expeditions Pakistan provides you trekking tents, mess tents, utensils and all the trekking gear for your comfort on this trek. Overall this trek will be the most memorable adventure of your lifetime and we will strive to make it safe, enjoyable and affordable for you as we have done for thousands of others before you.
Visit Fairy Meadows
Best time to visit fairy meadows is July-August. Fairy Meadow is a lush green plateau, at 3300 m, offering a breath taking view of Majestic Nanga Parbat (The Killer Mountain). Many people have called it the “Heaven on Earth”. These lush, green meadows and forests lie at the base of Nanga Parbat at the western edge of the Himaliyan range in Pakistan. Fairy Meadows is a very peaceful and relaxing place to enjoy the mountain atmosphere and hospitality of the local people.
Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world and the western anchor of the Himalayas. Located in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, Nanga Parbat is one of the eight-thousanders, with a summit elevation of 8,126 metres (26,660 ft). An immense, dramatic peak rising far above its surrounding terrain, Nanga Parbat has not only proved difficult to climb, but also has a notable incidence of tragedy associated.
Fairy Meadows is in the heart of exotic North Pakistan, It is located at the base of Nanga Parbat, which, at 8126 m, is the 9th highest mountain in the world and second in Pakistan after K2.