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Masherbrum is the 22nd highest peak on earth and the 11th tallest in our country with a eminence of around 2450m. It is situated in the Hushe district Ganche Baltistan which is home to most of the tallest peaks in the Karakorum range of Pakistan. Masherbrum 7821m is the highest of the Masherbrum range Mountains, that is a sub-range of Karakorum including Chogolisa which is 7665m and K6 that stands tall at 7281m situated in the southern crest of the region.

Masherbrum was first observed by the military of the subcontinent by Thomas Montgomerie in 1856  who indicated it as the tallest in the range as K1 though Masherbrum is rarely addressed as K1 today. The massif of the peak comprises of 2 main summits. The North summit or the main summit stands at 7821m where as the South West peak lies is 7806m. These two summits have been climbed whereas the  main peak was initially scaled by Willi Unsoeld and George Bell who were a part of American expedition in 1960. The expedition preferred the south west route at that time.

Departure/Return Location Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad
Departure Time Mountain Range: Karakoram
Elevation: 7,821m Best Time: June to End-August
Duration: 50 Days Zone: Permitted

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Day

01: Arrival Islamabad

Arrival at airport and transfer to hotel.Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.
Day

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: 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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08 to 45: Climbing activities

We have more than five weeks acclimatization and scaling the main summit of Masherbrum.
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46: Base camp to Hushe

After breakfast we will trek back to Hushe village. After Lunch we will meet Little Karim and other mountaineers after meeting we will visit also hushe Village. Overnight stay in hotel at Hushe
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47: 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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48: 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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49: 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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50: 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.

Services included as following

  • Peak Royalty fees 

Hotels:

  • 03 nights hotel in Islamabad (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 01 nights in Panorama hotel Chilas (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 03 nights in Skardu (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • As per itinerary

Transport:                

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

4 X4 Jeeps:

Jeeps

Trekking and Base camp Food:

Food (during the stay at base camp (we will serve breakfast, lunch and Dinner)

Porters:

Carry on member personal climbing gears, foods stuffs and camping crew etc up to Base camp and return back to jeep road head. All porters insurance

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 brand new kitchen utensils (crockery)

General Services:

  • Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
  • Fess: (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
  • High altitude tent
  • High altitude food
  • High altitude porter
  • 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)
  • EPI gas and oxygen cylinder
  • 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.