Gondogoro Pass Trek

Zone

Level

Maximum Height

Month

Duration

Restricted

Strenuous

5585 m

July-September

16 Days

The Hushe Valley runs from Masherbrum Mountain at 7821m, the 24th highest in the world, south to the Shyok River opposite Khaplu. Hushe, the last village up the valley at 3000m is the starting point for treks up five glaciers to various summer pastures, including the popular trek over the Gondogoro Pass to Concordia and K-2. Most of these treks fall in restricted zone and require permit to do it. The Gondogoro Pass trek is one of the most popular treks of this area.

16 Days Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival Islamabad
On arrival meet and assist at airport and then transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.

Day 02: Islamabad
After breakfast we will proceed to Ministry of Tourism for briefing, afternoon we will go for sightseeing tour of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.

Day 03: Islamabad - 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 Skardu.

Day 04: 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.

Day 05: Skardu - Hushe
This is full day jeep drive to Hushe.
(Tent)

Day 06: Hushe - Shaitcho
Today, we will trek up to the shepherds summer camp.
Trek: 3-4 hours, altitude 3400m, climb 400m (Tent)

Day 07: Shaitcho - Gondogoro Camp
This day we will climb past the summer pastures of Atosar and on up the ablation valley to the old summer settlement of Gondogoro.
Trek: 2-4 hours, altitude 3900m, climb 500m (Tent)

Day 08: Gondogoro Camp - Dalsangpa
Dalspanga, meaning “field of flowers” lives up to its name. It is a beautiful campsite at about 4200m set between two lakes, with Masherbrum Mountain and the white glacier cascading down from Masherbrum Pass reflected in the still water.
Trek: 4-5 hours, altitude 4200m, climb 300m (Tent)

Day 09: Dalsangpa - Khuspang
The camp site is a grossy field at about 4700m with fine views of Laila Peak (6400m). There is option to climb Gondogoro Peak (5650m) from this point or cross Gondogoro Pass to Concordia.
Trek: 4-5 hours, altitude 4600m, climb 400m (Tent).

Day 10-11: Khuspang - Hushe
It will take 2 days to reach back Hushe.
(Tent)

Day 12: Hushe - Skardu
After breakfast we will embark jeeps for a full day ride on a winding jeep road to Skardu. Upon arrival transfer to hotel and check in.Overnight stay in hotel at Skardu.

Day 13: Skardu - Chilas
Early morning drive to Chilas, Up on arrival transfer to hotel and check in. Overnight stay in hotel at Chilas.

Day 14:  Chilas - Islamabad/ Rawalpindi
Early morning we will depart for Islamabad, en route see rock drawings at Shatial. Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.

Day 15: Islamabad - Rawalpindi
We will proceed for de-briefing at Ministry of Tourism in Islamabad. Afternoon city tour of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Day 16: Islamabad - Flight out
Transfer to airport for flight back home. End of services.

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