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 K2 Expedition 2018:

K2 8611m is the second highest peak in the world and highest peak in Pakistan. K2 also known as CHOGORI which is Balti language means the king of mountains.K2 has variously be described as "awesome" , " Killer " and "Savage Mountain.

 
This is because of massiveness of its size and unsuccessful attempts made on it by various expedition parties.K2 is rocky mountain upto 6000-M, beyond which it becomes an ocean of snow. K2 8611-M is situated on the Pakistan China border in the mighty Karakorams. The traditional rout to its base camp goes from Skardu Baltistan which is linked with Islamabad by Karakoram Highway as well as by air. From Skardu the rout goes via Shigar-Dassu-Askole upto Concordia over the Baltoro Glacier.

Day 01: Arrival in Islamabad & Transfer to the Hotel

Day 02: Rest day in Islamabad (585m)

Day 03: Fly from Islamabad to Skardu (2,228m)

Day 04: Rest Day in Skardu : Expedition briefing and preparation

Day 05: Drive from Skardu to Askole (2,600m) : Camping

Day 06: Trek from Askole to Jhola (3,185m) : Camping

Day 07: Trek from Jhola to Paiyu (3,383m) : Camping

Day 08: Rest day in Paiyu : Camping

Day 09: Trek from Paiyu to Urdukas (4,130m) : Camping

Day 10 : Trek from Urdukas to Goro II (4,250m) : Camping

Day 11: Trek from Goro II to Broad Peak Basecamp (4,572m) : Camping

Day 12: Reek from Broad Peak Basecamp to K 2 Basecamp (5,150m) : Camping

 Day 13 - 43 : Climbing Period [Basecamp - Summit (8,611m) - Basecamp]

Day 44: Cleaning Up Basecamp : Preparation for descending back

Day 45: Trek from Basecamp to Goro II  : Camping

Day 46: Trek from Goro II to Khuburtze : Camping

Day 47: Trek from Khuburtze to Mundung : Camping

Day 48: Trek from Mundung to Askole : Camping

Day 49: Drive from Askole to Skardu

Day 50: Fly from Skardu to Islamabad & transfer to the Hotel

Day 51: Leisure day in Islamabad

Day 52: Transfer to the International Airport for final departure

 Price Includes:   

                         
(01) Arrival & Departure : Airport transfers-Airport/Hotel/Airport    
           
(02) Hotel In Islamabad   : 4 nights in Islamabad  4 star Hotel on bed & breakfast Basis-Double Room      
                  
(03) Member transportion : Going Up-Islamabad –Skardu  by air, Skardu  to Askoly by jeep, Askoly  to Skardu by jeep, Coming Down- Skardu to Islamabad by air  and Staff Transportation-Islamabad  to Askoly to Skardu by jeep and  Skardu to Islamabad  By bus.
 
                      
(04) Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation  for all Member and Staffs  From Islamabad –to Skardu by bus Skardu to  Askoly  (by jeep) –Base camp(by Porters)- base camp to Askoly (by porters) Askoly to Skardu (by jeep) Skardu to Islamabad by bus 
                       
(05) Permit : K-2 expedition permit , National park fees.       
              
(06) Garbage Management :Stool Shipment Transfer & Garbage Deposit fees  
 
(07) Lodging & Fooding : Food 3 meals a day in Trekking & Base camp for member & Staffs    
 
(08) Cargo Clearance : International Air cargo clearance of Member Personal Luggage & Payment of Government taxes  
 
(09) Liaison Officer : 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary ,accommodation . 
                       
(10) Base Camp Staff :  Base camp Cook &  kitchen Helper 
                        
(11) Porter : necessary Porters   up to Base camp & Porters return from Base camp  
 
 (12) Staff Salary and allowance : All  staffs & porters daily wages, equipment, food & clothing
                        
(13) Insurance : All Staffs Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance  
                      
(14) Member Luggage :60 Kg per member for personal baggage 
                        
(15) Base Tent : VE25 North face or Kailas  tents for base camp for per member   
                      
(16) Base Base equipment : Base camp foam mattresses, dinning, Kitchen, Toilet & Store tents, hot shower, Tables & chairs & Cooking gears
 
(17) Heater : Heater for base camp in the  Dining  tent 
 
(18) Light : 1 Solar panel for battery charge and light at base camp for use. 
  
(19) Dinner:  one Farewell Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Islamabad   with  Staff 
 
 (1-19) Base camp service 
 
    
(20) Oxygen: (O2)-Poisk cylinder: 04 oxygen bottle  for each member and 03 oxygen bottle for each high altitude Sherpa
 
                
(21) Mask & Regulator : 1 Set of top Out mask for each member and high altitude Sherpa 
  
(22) Permit : Satellite Phone /walkie talkie    Phone if necessary in basis of Member 
                  
(23) High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: 1 Climbing Sherpa per member  and Climbing Bonus U$1200   
                     
(24) High camp service  : Necessary cooking gas,  cooking pot  for member, high altitude Sherpa, high altitude  tent, high food  and fixing gear  (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4) Summit 
 
(1-24) Full Board Service 
 
                   
Price Excludes:
                            
(01) Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner in Islamabad and  Hotel stay  more the 4 nights .
                       
(02) Insurance : Travel and high altitude insurance ,accident, medical & emergency evacuation.  
                     
(03) Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet,  Laundry, any Alcoholic beverages, personal equipment and shopping   
                      
(04) Pakistan's visa Fees : Pakistan Visa should take into home country or should pay visa fees upon arrival as per the rules and regulation of Pakistan government.
 
(05) Sherpa summit Bonus & Tips : Sherpa Summit bonus US$2000 , please  calculate some tips     for Kitchen stafs 
                                          
(06) Rescue Evacuation : Emergency rescue evacuation cost, if needed and all other personal nature expenses

Member Personal Equipment

S/No:  Particular.  Qty

(1). : Down suits (dangri) 1

(2)  : Summit shoe La Sportiva Olympus monts Evo 1

(3)  : Walking/ Hikking  shoe 1 & Trekking boot 1

(4)  : Crampon 1

(5)  : Summit Glove (Mitten) 1

(6)  : Normal gloves 2

(7)  : Summit Snow goggles 1

(8)  : Glacier glasses 1

(9)  : Ice axe 1

(10) : Harness & tapsling  1

(11) : Jumer 1

(12) :  Carabiners (normal) 3

(13) : Sleeping bag (-40C) 1

(14) : Down filled Mattress 1

(15) : Summit socks 2

(16) : Normal socks 6 

(17) : Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1

(18) : Helmet 1

(19) : Down jacket 1

(20) : Down trouser 1

(21) : 8 finger / descender 1

(22) : Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1

(23) : Gore-tex jacket 1

(24) : Gore-tex trouser 1

(25) : Fleece jacket 3

(26) : Fleece trouser 2

(27) : Fleece liner gloves 3

(28) : Screw Gate Carabiner 2

(29) : Balaclava (windstopper) 1

(30) : Thermos bottle 1

(31) : Base layer (woolen) 2 (set)

(32) : Water bottle normal 1

(33) : Sun cream 50spf 

(34) : Leap Gurd 30spf 

(35) : Swise Knife  1

 

Climbing Gears wich is Company will manage for the team  

S/No Particular

(1)  : Ice crews 1

(2)  : Fix rope  

(3)  : snow bars

(4)  : EPI gas

(5)  : Rock piton

(6)  : Carabiners (normal)

(7)  : High tent

(8)  : Summit rope

(9)  : Cooking pot

(10) : Snow shovel

(12) : ce hammer / adge (set)

(13) : Member high food

(14) : Oxygen bottle  (O2) 

(15) : Oxygen Mask & regulator 

(16) : Quick Draws