K2 is known as the second-highest mountain located 8,611 above sea level. K2 is located in Skardu Gilgit Baltistan, it got fame when the first American climber declared it the deadliest mountain which involves challenging situations and only experienced climbers with climbing experience can summit the mountain.
K2 base camp is the best trek if you are interested in climbing or if you are an experienced climber, this trek is a Multi-day trek you will find in the Karakoram range. K2 Base camp trek involves nights into camps and you would not find any tea house or restrooms throughout the trek. K2 base camp trek is an adventurous activity for adventure lovers and climbers.
If you are interested in the K2 Base Camp trek you also need to know about Gondogoro la pass trek, Gondogoro La pass is located 25KM south of K2 the world’s second-largest mountain. Gondogoro La pass is 5,585 meters above sea level. K2 base camp trek is followed by passing Gondogoro la pass hence it is important to know about the nature of the trek and the possible challenges that may be faced while passing the Gondogoro la pass trek.
Concordia and the upper Baltoro Glacier are connected to the Hushe Valley via the Gondogoro Pass, which was built in 1986. (5940m). since the establishment of this route, Gondogoro la pass has attracted thousands of trekkers from across the globe to experience this challenging and technical trek.
SKILLS REQUIRED TO TREK THE K2 BASECAMP & GONDOGORO LA PASS
The trekker or climber must know climbing skills and must fall in class 4 climbing because of the technicality of the pass. From its north to south It includes snow slopes and rock-fall which require fixed ropes for about 300 Meters.
This trek requires the trekkers to be physically fit and must have good judgment and problem-solving skills. The person going for the K2 basecamp and Gondogoro la pass trek must have basic climbing skills with a commitment to complete the trek.
IN WHICH SEASON CAN I GO FOR TREKKING K2 BASECAMP & GONDOGORO LA PASS
It can be easy to go on a trek to experience the spectacular view of the K2 basecamp and Gondogoro la pass from End June till the end of July. By the start of August, the possible danger of avalanches and rock falling increases because of the melting of snow. During this season the possible route to the trek can be either through Askole village through Batora glacier or through Hushe village into Gondogoro or through the Masherbrum peak.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE RISKS INVOLVED IN K2 BASECAMP & GONDOGORO LA PASS TREK
On the descent of the Gondogoro La later in the day, there is a risk of rockfall and mudslides. On this type of terrain, people must be able to move with confidence. Before the sun warms the slope on the pass, trekkers must reach down to Khuspang camp. So it is recommended to leave camp early in the morning.
HOW MANY DAYS LONG TREK IS THE K2 BASECAMP AND GONDOGORO LA PASS
K2 basecamp and Gondogoro la pass take about 15 to 20 days to submit the wonderful trek. Most climbers and trekkers go with a group but you can always customize your trip according to the dates convenient for you.
K2 BASECAMP & GONDOGORO LA PASS DISTANCE
K2 Basecamp and Gondogoro la pass are about 90 KMs from the village of Askoli Skardu region where you can find the last human population. This trek takes about 15 to 20 days to reach out and summit the K2 basecamp and Gondogoro la pass. You can trek for 7 to 8 hours every day and rest in different camps along the trekking route.
K2 BASECAMP AND GONDOGORO LA PASS HEIGHT
The height of the K2 Basecamp and Gondogoro la pass is 16,400 feet above sea level. The trek involves various camps to rest during the trek until you summit the k2 basecamp and cross the Gondogoro La pass.
VIEW FROM K2 BASECAMP & GONDOGORO LA PASS
The views from the top of the world’s highest mountain pass are remarkable, as evidenced by the views and experiences of many prominent climbers and trekkers from throughout the world. You can witness the most peaceful and spectacular views of other peaks as well including broad peaks, Masherbrum, Gasherbrum I, II, III, and IV.
IS IT WORTH IT TO TREK THE K2 BASECAMP AND GONDOGORO LA PASS?
No doubt passing the K2 basecamp and Gondogoro la pass in Pakistan is worth it. The views from the summit are just wonderful. It is known as the top trek in the world because you can not only experience the mesmerizing views but also can see the other famous peaks such as liala peak and the Gasherbrum peak etc. You get the chance to cross the Karakorum range and other valleys like Hushe Valley making the trek one of the best treks in the world. This trek is a wonderful journey through amazing views and sceneries.
PACKAGES FOR K2 BASECMCAMP & GONDOGORO LA PASS:
There are different packages that we at Hunza Adventure Tours provide to our prestigious clients from around the world. These packages are as under:
Our Standard Package starts from 2,550 USD and depends upon the number of clients in the group and the services provided to our clients during the trek.
Our Deluxe Package starts from 2,800 USD and depends upon the number of clients in the group and the services provided to our clients during the trek.
DELUXE PLUS PACKAGE
Our Deluxe Plus package starts from 3,050 USD and depends upon the number of clients in the group and the services provided to our clients during the trek.
Our Executive package starts from 3,800 USD and depends upon the number of clients in the group and the services provided to our clients during the trek.
So book your trip now with the Hunza Adventure tour for experiencing the most Adventurous trekking to the K2 basecamp & Gondogoro la pass. We treat each and every client with special care and attention making every client’s trip one of the best and most memorable ones.