The Great Karkaorum Traverse

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Trip Information

  • Region: Karakorum Range
  • Type: Trekking
  • Duration: 33 Days
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Season: Summer

The Great Karakaorum Traverse

The Karakorum Challenge

We call this trek the Karakorum Challenge because it is for the most experienced and passionate trekkers. Under this expedition, you will trek through the famous Gondogoro La, cross by the foot of the glorious K2 and experience the splendors of nature at the Snow Lake. 

The trek starts in Hushe Valley and proceeds to the Gondogoro La pass, which is 5585 meters above sea level, to finally arrive at Concordia, the great intersection of three glaciers. At this point, your experience of nature’s wonders would go to a completely new level. You will get splendid views of K2, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum I and Gasherbrum II from this point.

The good news is that we have a day’s stay at Concordia and you can avail the opportunity to trek to the K2 base camp before we set off for the Baltoro Glacier challenge. Finally, we will cross across the Baltoro and Biafo glaciers and follow the trail to the mesmerizing Snow Lake. The trek will end in Nagar valley after we descend there by trekking through the 5151 meters high Hispar La.

Take to the Great Karakorum Traverse with Karakorum Expeditions

The Great Karakorum Traverse brings you the chance to indulge in an unrelenting, vigorous and elevated escapade in a secluded region- the mighty Karakorum. It is more of a tough expedition than a trek, and the reward is soul fulfilling.

Our 33 days itinerary for the Great Karakorum Traverse kicks off with your arrival in Islamabad. Karakorum Expeditions will take responsibility for every major facet of your tour and make sure that you enjoy truly delightful and adventurous experiences. Our services are backed by decades of experience in the adventure sector of Asia, particularly trekking to the Great Karakorum Travers.

We have a highly dedicated and experienced team of high altitude guides, porters and cooks. We truly understand your needs and requirements and pamper you throughout your time with us. We act as a catalyst to spice up your adventure and bring you closer to nature’s offering in this part of the world.

If you want to avail the opportunity to trek to the Great Karakorum Traverse, contact us now.

01 Arrive Islamabad
02 Islamabad to Skardu (By Air If Weather Permits) By   Road
03 Skardu to Husha (Drive by Jeeps,)
04 Husha to saitcho.
05 Saitcho to dulsung pa
06 Dulsong pa to gondogoro bc
07 GondogoroBC.  ( rest day. ) for a acclimitation
08 GondogoroBC to gondogoro la higi camp.
09 Gondogoro la highi camp to ali camp. (vigin   glacier )
10 Ali camp to Concordia.
11 Concordia.(rest/ explore the throne room of mountain   gods
12 Concordia to Goro
13 Goro to Urdukas
14 Urdukas to Paju
15 Paju to Karofong
16 Karofong  to Namla
17 Namla to Mango
18 Mango to Baintha
19 Baintha. ( rest day. ) explorer
20 Bantha to Napina
21 Napina to Karfogora
22 Karafogora to Simgang
23 Sim gang to Hisper la
24 Hisper la to Jutmal
25 Jutmal.          ( rest day. )
26 Jutmal to Bitenmal.
27 Bitenmal to Falalingkish
28 Falalingkish to Hisper village
29 Hisper vallage to Karamabad Hunza
30 Rest day in Karamabad ( explorer Hunza )
31 Karamabad to gilgit
32 Gilgit to Islamabad
33 Departure to home