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Beautiful Hushe Valley Trek offers various exciting trekking routes in the central Karakoram where we have carefully included the 7821m Masherbrum base camp, 5650m Gondogoro La and Saraksa valleys to give maximum exposure in minimum time.
The first phase of this trek will lead straight to the base camp of Masherbrum, the 24th highest in the world.
The Gondogoro Valley will be our next destination to have excellent views of central Karakoram peaks including K-2, Broad Peak, dagger up 6400m Laila Peak and Concordia from the dramatic Gondogoro Pass at 5650m height. Finally, we will visit feet of 6934m K-7 , and 7281m K-6 before return toHushe Village.
Unspoiled environment, close-up mountain panorama and picturesque summer pastures are the few major attractions of this tour.

Departure/Return Location Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad
Departure Time Mountain Range: Karakoram
Elevation: 5650m Best Time: Mid-June to End-August
Duration: 25 Days Zone: Permitted

Please contact us for further inquiry at info@gondogoro.com.

Day

01: Arrival Islamabad

Arrival at airport and transfer to hotel.Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.
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02: Islamabad to Skardu (By Air)

Early morning flight to Skardu (flights are subject to weather), if unable to fly we will depart for Skardu by road with overnight stay at Chilas. Overnight stay in hotel at Chilas.
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03: Chilas to Skardu

In case of flight has operated we will go for sightseeing tour of Skardu and in case no flight, the day will be used for over land travel from Chilas to Skardu (total drive is 22 – 24 hrs from Islamabad to Skardu). Overnight stay in hotel at Skardu.
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04: Skardu

the day is to finalize the trek arrangements. Overnight stay in hotel at Skardu.
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05: Skardu to Hushe

After breakfast we drive in jeeps along the Indus and Shyok valleys before turning northwards up the Hushe valley to reach the road head at the little Village of Hushe. (Tent)
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06: Hushe to Farbesang

After breakfast trek to Farbesang. Today we leave the last inhabited village Hushe. Porters are assembled to carry our luggage for the next section of the journey. For the remaining portion of our journey we rely on our porters who carry our food and equipment and sustain our grand trek.After an easy and scenic walk crossing Hushe,Homborok and Aling Rivers takes us to Farbesang, a beautiful spot on the edge of tamarisk wood forest. En route the views of Shabas Peak and Aling, valley etc. (Tent)
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07: Farbesang to Burmbarmma

After breakfast resume trek from Farbesang, by walking through the dense tamarisk jungle and later cross a bit difficult glacial moraine to arrive at campsite. The campsite is surrounded by willow bushes and other wild flowers. (Tent)
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08: Burmbarmma to Masherbrum Base camp

After breakfast trek via Masherbrum Glacier and arrive at the small grassy patch below the cliff face, which serves as the base camp for Masherbrum Peak. (Tent)
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09: Rest day at Masherbrum Base camp

Today is a rest day at Masherbrum base camp to enjoy and photograph the beauty of surrounding mountains. This rest stop also allows the porters the opportunity to bake a supply of Balti bread, chapattis and in the night our potters arrange Balti local music night and bonfire. (Tent)
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10: Masherbrum Base camp to Dumsum

After breakfast trek back to Dumsum a beautiful lash green campsite in front of Aling glacier view. (Tent) 
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11: Dumsum to Shaicho

After breakfast Trek to Shaicho. Short trek about 3 to 4 hrs takes us to the idyllic campsite at Shaicho. This camp lies at the junction of the Charakusa and Gondogoro valleys and is sited on a sandy, tree-shaded area beside a swift-flowing river. There are excellent views of Nameka, the rock pillars of K7 and from the trail leading to the camp. (Tent)
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12: Shaicho to Uncame

After breakfast Trek to uncome.Today we will traverse through Wali Changkhalil and cross the Charakusa glacier there are excellent views. (Tent)
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13: Uncome to K-6/K-7 Bace camp

After breakfast Trek to K-6/K-7 Base camp. Down onto the glacier, our path follows the centre of the ice river, sometimes walking on moraine and sometimes on snow and ice. We get our first views of the K-6/K-7 the stunning spire of Naiza peak. (Tent)
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14: Rest day at K-6/K-7 Base camp

Today is a rest day at K-6/K-7 base camp to enjoy and photograph the beauty of surrounding mountains. This rest stop also allows the porters the opportunity to making of Balti bread, chapattis and in the night our potters arrange Balti local music night and bonfire at camp. (Tent)
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15: K-6/K-7 base camp to Shaicho

After breakfast trek back to Shaich. Trek about 5 to 6 hrs takes us to campsite at Shaicho (Tent)   
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16: Shaicho to Dalsanpa

After breakfast Trek to Dalsanpa. We take a path on a wooded moraine ridge which climbs quite steeply to the seasonal goat herder’s settlement at Golong. Here we stop for lunch, before dropping down onto the glacier for a scramble along its edge to bypass a section of steep rock. A final scramble up a rocky gulley leads to the very spectacular campsite at Dalsanpa where there are a couple of tiny lakes and staggering views of a range of rocky summits, culminating in the snow plastered summit of Masherbrum. (Tent)  
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17: Dalsanpa to Khuspang (Gondogoro base camp)

After breakfast trek to Khuspang. Down onto the glacier, our path follows the centre of the ice river, sometimes walking on moraine and sometimes on snow and ice. We get our first views of the Gondogoro La and pass the stunning spire of Lila Peak. A long day, walking beneath the beautiful spire of Lila peak. (Tent)
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18: Rest day at Khuspang (Gondogoro base camp)

A very early start as early as 4 or 5 O’clock in the morning. Today we will attempt to reach the top of Gondogoro Peak (5650 meters). We leave the base camp and climb over rocky ground to ascend the headwall of the valley. The snow field which leads to submit progress in a series of steeps which may require ropes to safeguard the ascent from summit there are incredible views of Masherbrum and Laila peaks to the west. (Tent)
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19: Khuspang to Shaicho:

After breakfast trek back to Shaicho. Trek about 5 to 6 hrs takes us to campsite at (Tent)
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20: Shaicho to Hushe

Aftre breakfast we will trek back to hushe village. After Lunch we will meet Little Karim and other Mountainair’s after meeting we will visit also hushe Village. Overnight stay in hotel at Hushe
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21: Hushe to Skardu

After breakfast we will depart for Skardu, en route lunch stop at Khaplu, will also to visit Khaplu fort and Chaqchen mosque, the mosque is founded by the Mir Syed Ali Hamadai in 17century.  Afternoon drive to Skardu. Overnight stay in hotel at Skardu.
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22: Skardu to Chilas

After breakfast we will drive for full day on Skardu route and KKH arrival in Chilas transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel at
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23: Chilas to Islamabad

After breakfast we will drive via Babusar pass to Islamabad. We start early in the morning, to cover the 12 hours long drive. Short stay in Naran for lunch, by evening we shall reach Islamabad. Overnight stay at Islamabad.  
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24: Rest day at Islamabad

After breakfast we will full day sightseeing of twin city Islamabad/Rawalpindi. Rest of time reserve for shopping.
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25: Islamabad to Flight out

Transfer to airport for flight back home.

Please Note: Gilgit Baltistan flights are subject to weather and backlog, in case of flight cancellation we will travel by road, and one night of Islamabad will be adjusted in overland travel.

ervices included as following

  • Trekking permit from Gilgit Baltistan Council    

Hotels:

  • 02 nights hotel in Islamabad (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 01 nights in hotel Naran (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 03 nights in Skardu (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Transport:                

  • Pick up from group when arrive and drop to airport when group Departure Air-condition van from Islamabad –Skardu-Islamabad
  • Flight Tickets Islamabad-Skardu
  • Arrange transport on briefing and debriefing occasion
  • Sightseeing the capital city of Islamabad

4 x 4 Jeeps:

  • Jeeps from Skardu-Hushe village-Skardu

Trekking Food:

  • Food (during the Trek (we will serve breakfast, lunch and Dinner)

Porters:

  • Carry on member personal equipment, foods stuffs and camping crew etc. All porters insurance
  • 16 Kg porter facility for member’s personal gear. (Above 16 Kg will be separately charged from member on spot, as per porter rate per Kg)

Staffs: 

  • Guide Cook and assistance cook wages, camp food, transport and their insurance

Camping Equipment:

  • Mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent mattress, chairs, Tables

Kitchen utensils:

  • Complete kitchen utensils (crockery)

General Services:

  • Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
  • Fess: (CKNP, Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)
  • International flights tickets re-confirmations
  • Custom clearing assistance

Services not included in given price

  • Member international flight tickets
  • Helicopter emergency rescue fees Members any climbing gears
  • Member personal insurance
  • Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone calls, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks,
  • Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely personal nature
  • Custom clearing charges (import and export of equipment’s)
  • Any unforeseen expenses (just like road block extra hotel stay or if members stay more days at Base Camp) then members will be pay according to the numbers of days bases.