Arrival Islamabad. Transfer to hotel. Official briefing. Overnight hotel.
Fly to Skardu (1hrs) and transfer to hotel. Skardu is now the administrative center of the District and also transportation and commercial hub of Baltistan region.
In case of flight cancellation, drive to Chilas (480km) which takes 12 - 14 hrs. Overnight hotel.
Free day in Skardu. Drive to Skardu in the morning, which takes (7 - 8 hrs). The journey brings to view Nanga Parbat (8125m) at the junction of Indus River. Overnight hotel.
Start early for the drive to Hushe (3050m) passing by Kande and leaving behind the junction of the Hushe and Shyok Rivers. Overnight camp.
Scenic walk of 4-5 hrs on the lateral moraine through rose and gooseberry bushes takes you to Shaieshcho (3330m) at the junction of the Charakusa Valley and Gondogoro. The route to the BC of K6 and K7 bifercates from here. Overnight camp.
||Gondogoro Camp (3950m)
Walk 2-3 hrs through the ablation valley on the Gondogoro Glacier's east side. Continue gradually through the ablation valley leaving biehind the flat grassy expanse of water, willows and junipers to the Gondogoro Camp (3950m). Overnight camp.
Next day follow a good trail to Golong, a nice lunch spot marked by a large boulder and a stream coming from Golong Peak.At the end of the flat area, drop to the glacier's edge and continue over rubble for an hour. Watch for rock fall. Climb a hill side to a pasture. Continue 30 to 45 minutes to lovely Daltazampa, sheltered in an ablation valley. Overnight camp.
Trek to Khuspang along the moraine and glacial trail to the next camp (4-5 hours). Overnight camp.
Trek to the higher base camp of Gondogoro Peak. Overnight camp.
||Walk back to Dalzanpa camp. Overnight at camp.
6-7 hours walk on the lateral moraine through wild roses, gooseberry cedar and Tamarisk bushes. The Charksa valley joins the Gondogoro at Shaieshcho from where the route leads to the Charakusa Glacier. Overnight camp.
2-3 hrs trek to Hushe and drive to Skardu (5-6 hrs) via Khaplu. The second largest kingdom in the old Baltistan guarding the trade route to Ladakh along Shyok River. Overnight hotel.
Fly to Islamabad. (Subject to weather). Upon arrival transfer to hotel. In case of flight cancellation drive to Chilas. Overnight hotel.
Leisure day at Islamabad.
In case of driving, complete road journey from Chilas to Islamabad. Overnight hotel.
Farewell meeting (debriefing) and sightseeing of twin cities Islamabad/Rawalpindi.
In the evening transfer to airport for your return flight home.