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Broad Peak (K3) is the 12th highest mountain of the world. The Name Broad Peak introduced by W.C Convey a British explorer during his expedition in 1892. In Balti language name Broad peak is ( Phalchan Gangri), because of its bradth at the top. Its part of Gasherbrum massif in Baltistan on the border of Pakistan and China. The route starts climbing through a rock gully to Camp 1(6000m) then by passing a large snow face to reach at Camp –II at around 6500 m. A final camp is palced at 7200m from where summit can bid. Fix ropes protect the steeper sections of the route, which are commonly lower on the climb. It was first climbed by an Austrian group in 1957, which included Kurt Diemberger and Herman Buhl.
Karakorum Guides Treks & Tours is all set to make your expedition to Broad Peak as seamless as possible. We have 50 days itinerary for Broad Peak expedition that starts with your arrival in Islamabad. We will take care of your comfort and safety throughout your time with us. The ideal climbing season for Broad Peak starts in June and ends in September.
Arrive Islamabad, transfer to hotel .
Briefing at Ministry of Tourism. Meeting with LO (Liaison Officer).
Fly to Skardu (1 hr) or drive to Chilas.
Day free at Skardu or drive Chilas – Skardu (8-10 hrs).
Free Day at Skardu for final preparation
Skardu – Askole (6-7 hrs)
Trek to Jhula near Domardo River. (8-9 hours)
Trek to Paiyu provides good views of Baltoro South, Cathedral Towers and triangle of K2 at far view (5-7 hrs)
Day free at Paiyu for acclimatization (3600 m)
Trek to Urdukus: To Khuburtze (8-9 hrs): A gradual climb up Baltoro Glacier on
Goro II: The first hour walk is across difficult side crevasses; however the way is
Concordia: 5-6 hours slightly easy walk, with spectacular views and gigantic mountain panorama, including Mustagh Tower, GB IV, Mitre Peak and the mighty K2. Camp at Concordia at 4700 m
2-3 hours trek to Broad Peak base camp
Climb Broad Peak. No. of days depends on weather, fitness, and experience of the climbers.
Return to Askole or Hushe and drive to Skardu. In case of trek via Gondogoro number of trekking days can be lesser.
Return to Askole or Hushe and drive to Skardu. In case of trek via Gondogoro number of trekking days can be lesser
Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas
Day free at Islamabad or drive to Islamabad
De-briefing at the ministry of tourism
Fly to destination.