Event Code: ED-17/004
Pakistan Explorers brings yet another episode of the breathtaking Fair Meadows- home of the Killer Mountain Nanga Parbat. Excellent opportunity to relax and cool off before the Ramadan schedule in the serene and subzero environment. Rejuvenate your trekking skills with the glorious trek to the base camp. Enjoy the Bon fire and scrumptious Bar-b-que at Fairy Meadows.
-Experience five days in unspoiled wilderness.
-Escape the unquenchable thirst of WIFI and the nerve wrecking ring tones of mobile phones.
-Get up close and personal with the enormous gifts of nature.
-Test your endurance by trekking to the Base Camp of the ninth highest mountain on earth.
-Enjoy our hospitality with fine cuisines and delicious bar-b-que.
-All this and much more.
Explorers will get a chance to learn about Glaciology, orogenic (Mountain building) movements, climbing history of Nanga Parbat, wildlife, Geology of the area through our seasoned explorers and Geographers.
Engaging best on-road facilities available, PE has yet managed to lower down the cost per head to unprecedented rates, owing to our experienced event managers and Tour coordinators.
-Students and travelers interested in travelling/ Geography/Geology/photography/exploration/mountain climbing
-Families and Newlywed couples
Tour Itinerary Ed-17/004
-Departure from Pakistan Explorer Islamabad office at 2300 hours via Mansehra-Besham-Chilas or Mansehra-Naran-Chilas------travel duration 14hrs approx..
-Breakfast at PTDC Besham/Naran
-Arrival at Chilas
-Overnight stay at Chilas (hotel)
-Evening at Chilas sightseeing/photography
-Breakfast at 06.30am
-Departure for Raikot Bridge at 07.00am ----travel duration 02 hours
-Shifting of luggage from Coaster to 4 x 4 jeeps
-Departure for Tatto Village at approx. 10.00 am-------Travel duration 02 hrs
-Arrival at Tatto approx. 12.00 pm-------- refreshments
-Trek to Fairy Meadows at 01.00 pm----Trek duration 03-04 hrs
-Arrival at Fairy Meadows at 05.00 pm
-Complimentary tea-Shifting to camps
-Dinner & Bon fire
-Breakfast at 06.00 am
-Trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp Raikot Face at 07.00 am-----Trek duration 10 hrs approx. (round trip).
-Tea/refreshments at Base Camp/photography/site-seeing/visit of memorials
-Stay at Base Camp 01 hrs
-Return to Fairy Meadows at 06.00 pm approx
-Breakfast/check out at 07.00 am
-Trek to Tatto Village at 08.00 am-------Trek duration 03 hrs
-Shifting to Jeeps/departure for Raikot Bridge------ duration 1.5 hrs
-Shifting to coaster/departure for Islamabad via Besham or Naran (optional)
-Lunch at Chilas or around Babusar Pass, Sightseeing/photography
-Dinner in Naran/PTDC Besham
-Departure for Islamabad-Pakistan Explorer House duration 09 hrs
-Arrival in Islamabad----- 06.00 am approx.
Pakistan Explorer disciplinary policy
-Explorers will practice mutual respect for the fellow explorer and adhere to moral and ethical values of a true explorer and a Pakistani
-Abstinence from vulgar speech/activity at all times on the tour
-Respect for the fellow female explorers must be upheld at all times
-Zero tolerance to consumption of alcohol/drugs will be observed
-PE holds the right to disengage any explorer found in violation of the above mentioned rules at any time of the tour with no reimbursement
-In wake of unexpected and incidental scenarios e.g. heavy rains/landslide/road blockage/security concerns, PE management will take appropriate measures to continue or disengage the tour
-Explorers will share camps with fellow explorers at Fairy Meadows on basis of two-three persons per camp.
-Female explorers will be provided separate camps in case of the absence of a fellow female explorer
-Explorers will have to carry their own back packs. Porters & mules can be hired for private portage.
--Cost of a porter/mule from Tatto to Fairy Meadows = 1000 PKR/ 25kg single trip
-In wake of unexpected incidents, Pakistan Explorer reserves the right to cancel the tour at any time and members will be eligible for a full refund
-While explorers are encouraged to photograph and record places during their visit, they must respect the local community/houses and their privacy
On-the-house Cost Includes:
-Luxury coaster Air-conditioned from Islamabad to Raikot and back to Islamabad
-4 x 4 Jeeps from Raikot Bridge to Tatto Village and back to Raikot Bridge
-Overnight stay at Chilas brunch/dinner/Breakfast
-Refreshments at Tatto Village
-Two day stay at Fairy meadows breakfast/lunch/dinner (bathroom with hot water supply)
- Camps, sleeping bags, mattresses
-Refreshments at Nanga Parbat Base Camp
-Bar-b-cue/Bon fire on fourth night
Cost does not include:
-Personal clothing/rain coats/trekking shoes/walking sticks etc
-Portage from Tatto village to Fairy Meadows and Fairy Meadows to Nanga Parbat Base Camp
-Extra meals/drinks apart from designated meals on the tour itinerary
-Phone calls/laundry/insurance/rescue/medical support
Extra facilities for Expat and non-resident explorers:
In order to facilitate the Pakistani expat community from abroad and non-resident explorers from other cities within Pakistan, Pakistan Explorer management will be more than willing to facilitate the prospective explorers on no-cost-no-profit basis.
Facilities Expats & Out-stationed travelers:
-Pick n Drop from Airport
-complimentary one night stay at Explorers Lounge Islamabad for international and out-stationed travelers
For more queries and info Contact:
Pakistan Explorer House
287, Main Sumbal Road F-10/4
Cell: 0092-301 5323962, 0092-321 5797177
For Online deposits:
Account Title: Pakistan Explorer
A/c #: 001005077804
Branch Code: 0131
Bank Alfalah F-10 Markaz, Islamabad
For on-spot payments:
Pakistan Explorer House
287, Main Sumbal Road F-10/4
Working hours: 0900-1600 hrs
Visa, MasterCard, UnionPay, AmericanExpress, OneLink Card acceptable
Note: Pakistan Explorer is a registered Travel & Media Company based in Islamabad, Pakistan (NTN: 7187922-0)
To The Throne Room of the Mountain Gods- K2 Base Camp Trek
Event Code: ED-17/001
Dates: 6th to 20th july 2017
Pakistan Explorer proudly presents the most sought after trek and tourist destination in the world, The Base Camp of the formidable K2.
Incorporating the expertise of the finest guides and porters of Hushe, Pakistan Explorer offers enormously rewarding route of Gondogoro La Pass reaching upto the altitudes of almost 5000m above sea level enroute to Concordia.
Utilizing our years of expertise on the Karakorum Highway and the destinations thereafter, Pakistan Explorer offers one of the easy going yet financially feasible event itineraries which will help the explorers enjoy this “Trek-of-a-life time” with relative ease and gather memories which will last for the rest of their entire lives.
Home of the four highest mountains on earth i.e. K2 (2nd highest), Gasherbrum 1( 11th highest), Broad Peak( 12th highest) and Gasherbrum 2( 13th highest) mountains on earth. Concordia also lays at the confluence of some of the longest non-polar glaciers on earth namely Baltoro and Biafo Glaciers. The skyline at Concordia also dazzles with one of the highest concentration of 7000m peaks, some of which have never been climbed.
Gondogoro La aka GG La, is one of the top ranked treks in the world in terms of the magnanimous natural architecture of rocks mountain and glaciers. On this trek, the explorers will witness the mythical Trango Towers, the sublimal Laila Peak, Paiyu Peaks, and the legendary Uli Biaho.
Slightly technical in approach, the GG La pass requires fixed ropes to descend on the other side and this stage will be executed and monitored by the expert climbers and guides on Pakistan Explorer’s panel.
Event duration: 14 days
Time Line: 6th to 20th July 2017
Cost per Head: 95000PKR for Pakistanis (Road Travel)
110000PKR for Pakistanis (ISB to SKD By air)
2000USD or 1820EU Foreigners
Expected ambient temperatures:
8° C < skardu < 20° C
5° C < Concordia < 15° C
Difficulty level: moderate to strenuous
Asthma patients may encounter slight breathing problem at high altitudes
Age limit: 15 years to 50
Rev-up Pre-event briefing/seminar/webinar mandatory for all participants