Masherbrum is one of the magnificent peaks of Karakoram Pakistan. The peak is also known as K-1 name by British survey team in 1856. The peak is a stunning ice and rock peak, mounting the south of the Baltoro Glacier. The summit vertical north face is a great pyramid with vertical narrow ridges expanding quickly to sharp peak. Masherbrum demonstrates to be a thrilling climbs to the mountaineers It was first climbed by the Mr. George Bell and Willie Unsoeld, member of the American-Pakistani expedition in the year 1960. The approach route to Gasherbrum base camp starts from Skardu and the approach trek starts from the Hushe village on the Masherbrum glacier.
||Arrival at Islamabad Airport and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in hotel.
||Briefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan and departure for Chilas via Silk Rout, sight seeing all along the rout with the company of Indus river the longest river of Pakistan It flows from Tibet northwest across the Indian-controlled portion of Jammu and Kashmir, passing between the western extremity of the Himalayas and the northern extremity of the Hindu Kush mountain range; it then courses generally south through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Overnight in Chilas.
||Drive to Skardu, over night in hotel. (8 hours drive).
||Day for final preparation for the expedition.
||Drive to Hushe.
||Trek to Brumbrama. During the trek we will cross Hushe and Aling River. En route the views of Cathedral Peak, overnight in hotel.
||Trek to Masherbrum Base camp for 2 to 3 hours via Masherbrum Glacier.
||Climbing activities. Length of climbing days depends on fitness of climber.
||Trek to Hushe via Gondogoro La.
||Drive to Skardu.
||Drive to Besham.
||Drive to Islamabad. Over night in Hotel.
||Debriefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan, Islamabad.
||Transfer to Benazir International Airport Islamabad for your onward destination.
- Making arrangement of import/ export permit from the ministry of tourism.
- Assistance in obtaining climbing permit from the Ministry of Tourism.
- Custom clearance of cargo before arrival of the team, and storage facility.
- Hotel accommodation at Islamabad and Chilas.
- Briefing/ Debriefing at Ministry of Tourism.
- All meals during trek and at B.C as per program.
- All road transport and all transfers as mentioned in the program.
- Porterage of 75 per team member of expedition, equipment and high altitude food to B.C and 50 kg per team member on return from BC.
- Camping ground fees, sleeping tents, mattresses, kitchen tent, mess and toilet tent, field stools.
- Crockery, cooking pan, cutlery, fuel and other related kitchen equipments.
- Daily wages and basic kit of guide, sardar, cook and assistants.
- Field staff and low altitude porter's insurance.
- Porterage at hotels, airports, toll taxes and all other taxes.
- Reconfirmation of air tickets, mail handling/ forwarding to BC.
- Hiring of high altitude porters, mail runner or any other crew as per requirements (wages and kit to be provided by the team).
- International air tickets, airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
- High altitude porters/ any crew above BC.
- Sleeping bags, tents, mattresses, high altitude food and oxygen beyond base camp.
- Ground evacuations, helicopter rescue charges and medications.
- Climbing permit fee or any other fee to be paid to the authorities of Pakistan.
- Insurance liability of team members and others under force majeure situations.
- Clearing agent charges for the clearance of team equipments.