K6/K7 Base Camp Trek

K6/K7 Base Camp Trek

Range:   Karakoram
Altitude:   Min : 600m - Max: 4600m
Zone:   Permitted
Duration:   15 days
Best Time:   June - September

  1. K6 also known as Baltistan Peal is in Mashubrum area of the Karakorum mountains. The most – frequented approach to K6 Base Camp is from Kande Village which is half-way up Hushe Valley. There is a footbridge over the Hushe river that you cross to reach the Nagmah River on the north of Mingyulu village. Keep walking along the bank of the river till you arrive the Nangmah summer pastures. The BC is on the north-west edge of the Nangmah glacier. The valley is surrounded by steep granite walls that seem to meet in the sky. The stark beauty of this place is awesome. The entire journey from Kande village to BC comprises 3 stages which takes two days to reach.

  1. Trek Itinerary:

    Day 01 Islamabad. Briefing with Ministry of Tourism. Shalimar or similar 3 star Hotel.
    Day 02 Fly to Skardu or drive to Chilas in case of flight cancellation. PTDC K2 Motel or Panorama Chilas Hotel.
    Day 03 Free day at Skardu or drive from Chilas to Skardu. PTDC K2 Motel Hotel.
    Day 04 Drive to Hushe. overnight Tent.
    Day 05 Trek to Shaieshcho (3330m). Tent.
    Day 06 Trek to Spangser (4000m). Tent.
    Day 07 Trek to K7 BC (4600m). Tent.
    Day 08 Free day. Tent.
    Day 09 Trek back to Spangser (4000m). Tent.
    Day 10 Trek to Shaieshcho. Tent.
    Day 11 Trek to Hushe. Tent.
    Day 12 Drive to Skardu. Hotel.
    Day 13 Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas in case of flight cancellation. Hotel.
    Day 14 Debriefing with Ministry of Tourism or complete road journey from Chilas to Islamabad.
    Day 15 Fly Out