K2 view points Treks
K2, the highest peak of Pakistan, is perhaps the most admired and loved mountain. It is a real mountain’s symbol. A pyramid pointing to the sky capable of activating the dreams of mountaineer, and, with his magnetism, to attract the imagination of people all over the world.
From different view point inside the Park and just outside the boundaries it is possible to admire its shape and summit.
from Hopper village, the Rash Lake trek starts (number 22) and continues along the Barpu glacier. Leaving the glacier on the left-hand side it is possible to reach the Rash lake in a few days. From there you can walk up and reach the K2 view point.
Stages: Hopper – Barpu glacier – Rush lake – Hisper valley Nagar Khas – Hooro – Rush lake –Rush lake top K2 view- Barpu glacier – Hopper village OR vice versa
Duration: 10 days Camp site and w.m. fee 20 $
from Skardu, following the Indus river and then the Shiok river, few kilometres before Khaplu, on the north side you can discover the small Kharkoo village. From there a short trek (number 31), bringing you through a small valley to Machulo La, starts. Here, at an altitude of 4600 m, watching in north-east direction, K2 is perfectly visible. From Machulo La, it is possible to go down and get to Machulo village in the Hushey Valley.
Stages: Machulo La Kharkoo – Machulo la K2 view– Machulo OR vice versa
Duration: 10 days Camp site and w.m. fee 10 $
since a few years gives the name at this short trek near Skardu. It is the shortest possible trek in the area to see K2 and the other central Karakorum mountains such as Broad peak, Gasherbrum peaks, Mashabrum. The trek starts from Kanday village continuing for two days to the top and one day to descend to Kanday village.
Stages: Kanday – Iqbal top K2 view (and back)
Duration: 10 days Camp-site and w.m. fee 10 $
From Hushey it is very easy to reach Humbroq K2 view point. Leaving the village on the right-hand side of Hushey valley, climbing up is quick and without difficulties. It is the nearest K2 view point specified in this section.
Stages: Hushey – Humbroq K2 view (and back)
Duration: 10 days Campsite and w.m. fee 10 $
Barah Valley Trek
the Barah valley is located near Khaplu, on the south of Shyok River. The valley is famous for its apricots. The Barah Broq Trek is very easy. The trek brings you to Moses peak base camp. To see K2 you must reach the summit of Moses peak. From here the view is unique; it is possible to admire some of the most famous peaks in the world: K2, Nangaparbat, Spantik, Latok, Broad peak, Mashabrum, Ghashabrum I-II-III-IV, Chogholingsa, K7, K6, K12 and much other snow covered peaks.
Burgeh La Trek
Sadpara village is located at 7 kilometers from Skardu city. While walking to this village you can visit the world famous Buddha Rock in Manthal village and discover Sadpara Lake and the Anchan Stone walls. There is a road from Sadpara village to Sadpara top in Deosai plateau. By jeep it takes about one and half hour drive and on foot about 6 hours, where you can camp in the green flowery camp sites in Deosai. The following day, taking a traverse, you will start climbing toward Burgeh La (pass) and after a steep walk of 5-6 hours; you will reach and have breath admiring the Karakorum highest peaks such as K2, Nangaparbat, Spantik, Broad Peak, Latok, Mashabrum, Gashabrum I-II-III-IV and may other snow covered peaks.
You will camp on the pass in an historical camp sites. Mr. Geofrey Thomas Vigne, traveller and geographer was the first European crossing this pass in 1843 AD, while going to Skardu. From this top you will descend through a narrow gorge and will arrive in Skardu in about 5 hours.
Beautiful and unique lake in Ghanche Nualah, a place located at about seven hours walk from Khaplu town — the headquarters of Ghanche district.
And that mystical loch is the Ghanche Lake locally known as “Khenpi Tso”, which means the right hand side lake. It is because in Ghanche Nualah there are two lakes located at a little distance from each other, but Khenpi Tso has a unique feature.
The Ghanche Lake is located at 4,600 meters above the sea level in Ghanche Nualah and surrounded by lush green pastures with a variety of mountain flowers, glacier, crystal clear stream water and hills, all presenting a breathtaking atmosphere for the tourists.
The prominent characteristic of Ghanche Lake is that one can have an awe-inspiring view of the world’s four 8,000ers and other famous peaks in a series. From right to left one can see the 8,611 meters high K2 which is also the world’s second highest peak, then Broad Peak (8,047m), Gashabrum-4 (7,925m), Gashabrum-3 (7,952m), Hrnami Ka Peak (6,325m), chogho Lingsa Peak (6,325m), Gashabrum-2 (8,035m), K6 (7,281m) and K7 (6,934m)
Katisho Pass Trek
Natural Beautiful can be seen on its Peak with all kind and colors of wild flowers, greenery, Lakes and Mountain Rivers.The Charm is so great that once you visit the fascinating area.You will feel like visiting this trek again and again.This trek is new, recently opened for foreigners. It’s the most beautiful and fascinating area of Baltistan, with breathtaking sceneries all around. Natural beauty can be seen on its peak with all kind and colors of wild flowers, greenery, lakes and Mountain Rivers flowing down to different valleys.
Yogurt, milk and butter milk are in abundance in Deosai as villager’s camp here with cattle’s during the whole summer season. The charm is so great that once you visit this fascinating area, you will feel like visiting this trek again and again.
Trekking in the Karakoram Mountains is a wonderful experience, but trekking to Concordia is a journey of lifetime. Baltoro, home of hundreds of peaks, also home of four 8,000 meter peaks; K – 2 (8,611m) (Mountain of Mountains), Broad Peak (8,047m), Gasherbrum – I (8,068m), and Gasherbrum – II (8,035m) The trek is located in the heart of the mighty Karakoram and offers magnificent view of snow – caped mountains. Galen Rowell described Concordia as the “throne room of the mountain gods”. We have a special day reserved free at Concordia to explore the hidden beauty of these panoramic peaks
Ghandoghoro Pass. One can have a view of K2 and other lofty and famous peaks from the top of Ghandoghoro Pass travelling seven consecutive days from Askoli and Husha. Ghondogoro La 5850 m and have views of K-2, Broad peak Gasherbrums and Chogolisa. It offers incredible view of peaks and glacier valleys. If you are desirous to have a taste of adventure then undoubtedly the best way to approach Ghondogoro la, and trekking peaks. For Gondogoro La and trekking peaks crampons and ice axes are essential. It requires good weather condition and technical mountaineering skill.
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