Broad Peak is the twelfth highest mountain in the world at the elevation of 8,051 m. (26,414 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Karakoram mountain range about 8 km away from K2 along the Baltoro glacier in northeastern Pakistan. Its summit ridge is almost 2 km long, thus British explorer W.M. Conway thought Broad Peak was a suitable name. En route to base camp of Broad Peak, climbers can visit the Gasherbrums, the Trangos, K2, and Chogolisa.
If weather permits, both Chogolisa and K2 can be seen from the upper reaches as well as from base camp of this extraordinary mountain. Its name was originally set as K3, as in the third mountain measured in the Karakoram Range, right after the famous K2. But when on-lookers later viewed the peak in closer detail, they discovered that its summit was over a mile long, and therefore the name Broad Peak.
However, it is one of the safer 8000m peaks, but the risk of avalanches cannot be ignored!
An unexpected situation can always occur, especially this part of the region. So please make sure your Travel Insurance includes right level of Cancellation Cover for you.
Arrival at Benazir International Airport and Transfer to Hotel
Welcome reception at Alpine Club of Pakistan.
We drive to Chilas (480 km) via Silk Route enjoying sightseeing all along the route including Indus River, the longest river of Pakistan En-route you will enjoy good view of Mt. Nanga Parbat (8125m). Overnight camp at Chilas
By jeep we will drive one hundred and twenty kilometers through the desert landscape around the mountain with a huge sign welcoming you to Shigar valley, cross the pass (2440) m and finally reach the road head at Askole. Overnight camp just outside the village
Today we commence the magnificent trek to Broad Peak Base Camp. En route we pass through sights of many of the world’s most celebrated peaks. Take plenty of camera film! After seven days trekking, we finally reach Broad Peak Base Camp. Overnight at camp
Trek back to Hushe via Gondogoro La and same day drive to Skardu by jeep 6 – 7 hrs and in the afternoon de-briefing in the Ministry of Tourism Office at Skardu.
Today we drive to Islamabad. Overnight in hotel
Farewell meeting at Alpine Club of Pakistan and sightseeing tour of Islamabad Overnight in
Transfer to Benazir International Aiport, Islamabad for your onward destination
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