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SPANTIK EXPEDITION (7027m) PAKISTAN

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Day 1: ARRIVAL DAY IN ISLAMABAD

Pass By: Islamabad International Airport, Airport Ave, Islamabad Gandhara International Airport, Islamabad, Attock, Punjab, Pakistan
Most of the international flights arrives at Islamabad International Airport in the mornings. Your Guide will meet and greet you at the airport, then you will be transfer to the hotel. Rest of the days is free to recover from your journey. Later in the day, when everyone has arrived, we will have a group briefing about the Trek. Depending on the time available to us, there may be an option to do some sightseeing in Islamabad, A purpose-built City in 1961 as the new capital of Pakistan.

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: HOTEL

Day 2: SPECTACULAR DRIVE TO SKARDU

Pass By: Islamabad International Airport, Airport Ave, Islamabad Gandhara International Airport, Islamabad, Attock, Punjab, Pakistan
Today we will Drive on KKH to Chilas. Isb to Chilas, 461km. 8-9 Hours Drive. We have the option to stop over in Chillas for the night or carry on driving to Skardu.

Drive on the KKH offers Spectacular Mountains views of Himalaya & Karakoram mountain range, you can also enjoy the breathtaking views of world’s 9th highest peak, Nanga Parbat (8126m), after checking in to the Hotel rest of the day will be spent visiting the local Bazars, historical forts, scenic lakes or visiting ancient rock inscriptions, one of which is of 8th century Manthal Lord Buddha Rock that shows traces of Buddhist monks and pilgrims who had influence in the area before Islama.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: SIGHTSEEING DAY IN SKARDU & PREPARATION DAY

Pass By: Skardu Villas, Airport Road, Shigri Kalan, Skardu, 16100
In the morning we we will walk up to the remains of Kharpocho Fort (builded early 1700), which overlooks the town and has a great view of the Indus River. If you are into photography then this is a perfect location to take photos of Skaradu Town at sunrise or sunset. (we can arrange this for you). We will then walk to a small village, called Organic village, which grows all its crops organically. The afternoon is free to explore. perhaps you would like to take an optional jeep tour to Satpara Lake or explore the bazaar.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: HOTEL

Day 4: DRIVE TO ARANDU

Stop At: Karakoram Highway, From Hassan Abdal to China border, Gilgit Pakistan
Following day we will drive along the Mighty Indus, Shigar and Arandu River to the lush green Shigar Valley towards Braldu. From Shigar the jeep trek goes up the West Bank of the river. We will pass through Hot Sulpher Spring (Chu Tron), which is famous for hot bath pools. The jeep track goes up the valley to the beautiful village of Doko, from where we trek to Arandu the last village at the snout of the wonderful Chogo Lungma Glacier. Our Adventure Trip will start through walnut groves and then goes up and down the hillside with beautiful view of cultivated fields and villages on the other side of the river. It is an easy walk up to Sesko beyond which it becomes stony and slippery due to landslides.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING

Day 5: TREK TO BUKHUM

Stop At: Shigar Valley, Shigar Pakistan
From Arandu to Bukhum is a beautiful walk, Bukhum is a summer settlement. You will follow the Basha River up to the snout of the Chogo Lungma Glacier. After crossing the glacier you will follow the northern lateral moraine to Bukhum.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING

Day 6: TREK TO KHURUMAL 6 HOURS WALKING

Stop At: Karakoram Highway, From Hassan Abdal to China border, Gilgit Pakistan
After breakfast we will continue trekking from Bukhum to Khuruma. On the way we should be able to see the majestic pyramid of Spantik Mountain. We will pass through a summer settlement of Manchikera. We will camp at Khurmal, which is also a summer settlement for the locals.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING

Day 7: TREK TO BOLOCHO

Stop At: Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan
Today will be an easy day. Khurumal to BoluchoI is relatively short stage. Passing through the summer settlement of Gharincho and a small lake and enjoying the excellent views of Spantik and Laila Peaks we reach Bolucho, which is situated at the base of the Bolucho Glacier. We will camp on the green ground with lots of fresh Glacier water around.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING

Day 8: TREK TO SPANTIK BASE CAMP

Stop At: Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan
After Breakfast we will head toward the Base Camp of Spantik. Today will be relatively an easy and short walk which is perfect for acclimatisation.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING

Day 9: CLIMBING & ACCLIMATISING PERIOD DAY 9 TO 24

Pass By: Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan
Non guided climb will start from today onwards. During the climbing period our staff will be at base camp to help and assist you. Our professional Chef will make delicious and most nutritious food which we believe that, it plays a great role in climbing mountains.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING

Day 10: TREK TO BOLOCHO 4- HOURS WALKING

Stop At: Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan
After the climbing period we will follow the same Trekking Trip back to SKARDU.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING

Day 11: TREK TO KHURMAL

Stop At: Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan
TREK TO KHURMAL
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMPING

Day 12: TREK TO ARANDU

Stop At: Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan
TREK TO ARANDU
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 13: DRIVE TO SKARDU

Stop At: Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan
DRIVE TO SKARDU
Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 14: DRIVE TO ISLAMABAD

Pass By: Upper Kachura Lake, Skardu Pakistan
DRIVE TO ISLAMABAD Via KKH,

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 15: CONTINGENCY DAY IN CASE OF DELAYS-ISLAMABAD

Pass By: Karakoram Highway, From Hassan Abdal to China border, Gilgit Pakistan
CONTINGENCY DAY IN CASE OF DELAYS-ISLAMABAD

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 16: DEPARTURE DAY

Pass By: Islamabad International Airport, Airport Ave, Islamabad Gandhara International Airport, Islamabad, Attock, Punjab, Pakistan
FLY BACK HOME-DEPARTURE DAY

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Our representative will meet and greet you at Islamabad International Airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Ports
ISLAMABAD
Departure Time
12:00 AM
Duration
16 days
Inclusions
  • 10x Breakfast
  • 11x Dinner
  • 10x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 10 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Karakoram Highway
  • Entry/Admission - Shigar Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Karakoram Mountains
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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