MEET THE TEAM
Mirza Ali – Chairman
Mirza Ali is a professional mountaineer, adventure filmmaker/photographer, public speaker, and promoter of outdoor education and adventure sports from the Hunza/Shimshal Valley in the Karakorum frontier of Pakistan. After Everest expedition for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, he was the driving force behind the 7 Summits 7 Continents project. Mirza is providing training and organizing expeditions for mountaineers all around the world.
Working in different capacity in tourism industry, he joined his other cousins to work as high altitude porter. He observed there are less local people exploring the mountains, valleys, passes and beautiful glaciers of Pakistan. He also didn’t find any major local expeditions or mountain related tours in Gilgit-Baltistan, most ironic he found women participation in outdoor sports such as mountain expeditions almost zero.
He also worked for women empowerment and gender equality through mountain adventure. His lifetime achievement was when his sister reached the summit of Mt. Everest on May 19, 2013 being the first female from Pakistan to do so. Mirza Ali is also a good public motivational speak and a young entrepreneur as well.
- Pioneer of Women adventure/Gender Equality
- 7 Summits 7 Continents
- Beyond The Heights
Beyond the Heights is a documentary about Samina Baig’s journey from her remote mountain village to the top of Mount Everest. It was premiered on March 5, 2015 in Islamabad and was released on limited screens around Pakistan.
Pakistan Youth Outreach
Together with Samina Baig, Mirza Ali founded an NGO Pakistan Youth Outreach which aims to promote Gender Equality through education and adventure sports among youth and women in Pakistan.
School in Arandu
In 2011, Mirza Ali decided to start the project of school in Arandu. This school provides education to 450 boys and girls.
National Youth Skiing Camp
In January 2015 first ever National Youth Skiing Camp was organized by Mirza Ali with the strong support from Stephen Keck and Andreas Ehrensberger from Austria. Around 33 participants from various parts of Pakistan came to the ski camp Read More.
Gul Muhammad has been in tourism industry for the last 22 years, and has cater more than 100+ groups to different climbing expeditions and treks in Pakistan. He is well aware of all the terrains, he is also dealing with so many different cultures, wild life tours.
Zulfiqar Ali has been in tourism industry for the last 18 years, and also led climbing expeditions and treks in Pakistan. When you’re in some of these situations, and climbing up mountains or going through trails, Zulfiqar is the most trust-able person you can count on.
One World – Infinite Adevntures
Our specialities: Climbing K2, K2 base camp trek, climbing the Karakorum mountains, cultural tours, cycling the Karakoram Highway and much more.
We are a group of highly qualified and motivated tourism professionals from Pakistan who are highly experienced in trekking, travel and dynamic adventure events in Pakistan and across Asia.
From the amazing K2 base camp trek to the wonderful and fantastic Nanga Parbat trek and Hunza tour, from the excellence of the notorious Diran Rakaposhi trek to the captivating ice sheets of Concordia, we are well versed in making things possible for you, not only in the Karakorum Mountain Range, but also across Asia.
Whether you are looking for a thrilling trek to Baltoro, Gondogoro and K7 BC, an incredible trek of the Tirich Mir base camp, or the Great Himalaya Trail across Nepal, Karakorum Expeditions keeps on offering unsurpassed trekking, cycling and cultural tour events to the world’s far-flung destinations.
We create delightful experiences
When you invest your trust in our services, we go the extra mile not only to surpass your expectations, but also to create delightful experiences for you. We can boost your adventure experience in the Karakoram, Himalaya and Hindu Kush mountains and elsewhere with our personalized services, and we go way out in ensuring that you take home some unforgettable memories.
Let’s explore new places in Asia or take new approaches to journey across your old favorites. Whether it is climbing mount K2, K2 base camp trek, trekking in the Himalaya, cycling the Karakoram Highway, going on a cultural tour to Hunza and Baltistan or any other of our services, we tailor each of the itineraries to your particular needs and passion, and we make sure that the time you spend with us is truly worthy, rewarding and a lifetime experience. We see you as our family member who shares our vision and passion, so you can expect us to treat you as such.
We are the specialists in organizing mountain climbing, trekking, cultural tours, and cycling
Karakorum Expeditions is a household name when it comes to organizing adventures in the Karakorum, Himalaya, Hindu Kush or Pamir mountains. Whether you are looking forward to luxury tours, extreme adventures, laid-back safari, rock and ice climbing or trekking in Asia, we can make that possible for you.
Our team of professionals includes expert climbing instructors, high altitude porters, tour guides, high altitude guides, experienced and trained cooks, and travel consultants. In order to ensure that you get ultimate services, we regularly train our professionals in the latest practices and tools for mountain climbing, especially for expeditions and treks in the Karakorum mountains. We truly understand that a truly delightful service starts at the grass root level; therefore, we have made decent investments in development, grooming and training of our pros.
We specialize in organizing mountain climbing, trekking, cultural tours, cycling, trophy hunting, rafting, skiing, and kayaking. Our services are backed by more than a decade long experience in the adventure, expeditions, travel and tourism sectors. And the good news is that you get extra pampering all through your time with us.
We share your passion
We truly understand how passionate you are when it comes to adventure in the mountains, especially when it comes to climbing K2, K2 base camp trek, tour to Pakistan and cycling the Karakoram Highway (KKH). We are proud to sincerely share your passion. At Karakorum Expeditions, your dream adventure kicks off with the veteran adventurers who have earned accolades and fame when it comes to mountain climbing.
Karakorum Expeditions is a brainchild of veteran mountaineers Samina Baig and Mirza Ali, the world-renowned siblings who have summited the 7 highest mountains on the 7 continents of the world. We not only organize adventures for you, but also share our experiences.
We are socially responsible
What sets us apart from other similar service providers is our deeply rooted commitment to social responsibility. We strongly believe that it is the duty of everyone, including businesses, to act for the benefit of the society at large. Maintaining a balance between business and the society is the most important building block of Karakorum Expeditions, so we have been constantly contributing to social goods through various events and programs.
We work for a range of social causes, including women empowerment, education, outdoor sports, sustainable development of communities through tourism and environment.
When you select Karakorum Expeditions as your adventure partner, you contribute to the social causes we work for.
Contact us now
Invest your trust in us now and let us create delightful experiences for you. If you came here looking for adventure services, you are in safe hands now. Contact us now for more details.