Thalle La And Mesherbrum Trek

Quick Facts
Duration 18 Days
Best Time June - September
Difficulty Level Strenuous
Destinations Rawalpindi | Chilas | Skardu | Shigar | Thalle Pass | Masherbrum | Khaplu

 

Sample Itinerary
Day 01

Rawalpindi to Chilas by road in a minibus via KKH for 12 hours and overnight stay at Shangrila Tourist Resort.

Day 02

Chilas to Skardu by road in minibus for 6 hours drive through Indus Gorge and overnight stay at K-2 Motel of PTDC at Skardu.

Day 03

Sightseeing, hiring of porters and other preparations at Skardu

Day 04

Leave Skardu by jeep for beautiful Shigar Valley which is the gateway to the Baltoro Glacier and the great peaks like K-2 second highest in the world, Gasherbrum chain and Masherbrum etc. Shigar valley is also known for its apricots, apples and mosques as old as 500 years, which are fine specimens of wooden architecture

Day 05 - 08

Trek will start on 5th day towards the 16,000-ft. Thalle Pass. It is a round trip trek going through beautiful lush green meadows, enjoying the scenery of the majestic Karakoram Peaks and meeting the cheerful Balti shepherds. On the 8th day, we will reach village Doghani, where the jeeps would be ready to take us to Khaplu village. Khaplu is also well known for its landscape, fruits and the old forts. Khaplu is the main village before getting into the mountains, glaciers, Masherbrum Peak and Saltoro range. Overnight stay in NAWO rest house in Khaplu.

Day 09 - 14

The second part of the trek will start on the 9th day towards the well-known Masherbrum base camp, which will be our last destination of the trek and reach there on the 11th day. Camping at village Kande and Hushe we will witness the Balti village life landscapes. From Hushe village to base camp, the trek runs along the Masherbrum glacier below and beautiful Masherbrum chain around the camp. We will reach Khaplu village on the 14th day having camps at the same sites.

Day 15

A 6-hour jeep drive from Khaplu to Skardu and overnight stay there.

Day 16

Skardu to Chilas by minibus and overnight stay at Shangrila Tourist Resort.

Day 17

Leave Chilas by minibus for Rawalpindi.

Day 18

Arrive Rawalpindi

 

 

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