Rawalpindi to Chilas by road in a minibus via KKH for
12 hours and overnight stay at Shangrila Tourist Resort.
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.
Sightseeing, hiring of porters and other preparations
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
A 6-hour jeep drive from Khaplu to Skardu and
overnight stay there.
Skardu to Chilas by minibus and overnight stay at
Shangrila Tourist Resort.
Leave Chilas by minibus for Rawalpindi.