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Trekking

K6-K7 BASE CAMP TREK

CHARAKUSA VALLEY TREK (K6-K7 BASE CAMP)

Hushe  is the last village of the Ghangche District of northern Pakistan. It is the highest village in the once extremely remote and impoverished valley. Hushe men began working as cooks and porters for expeditions in the 1960s.

The beautiful small village of Hushe is the last settlement of human inhabitants, which is situated at the mouth of the Masherbrum Glacier. The Hushe valley contains many peaks such as the magnificent Masherbrum 7821 m, Chogolisa 7665 m, K6 7281 m and K7 6934 m etc.

TRIP ITINERARY:
DAYS
DESTINATION
RESIDENCE
ALTITUDE
1Arrive Islamabad International Airport And Transfer To Hotel
HOTEL512M
2Fly To Skardu Via PK451 Or  Drive From Islamabad - Chilas ( Flight Subject To Weather Condition)
HOTEL1265M
3Skardu Sightseeing Or Drive From Chilas - Skardu
HOTEL2400M
4Skardu Briefing In Ministry Of Tourism & Preparation Of Trekking With Staff
HOTEL2400M
5Drive from Skardu - Hushe
CAMPING3000M
6Drive from Skardu - Hushe
CAMPING3400M
7Trek from Shaircho - Spangser
CAMPING4000M
8Trek from Spangser - K6, K7 (CHARAKUSA BASE CAMP)
CAMPING4600M
9PHOTOGRAPHY (K6-K7- PEAK)CAMPING4600M
10Trek down from K6, K7 base camp - Shaircho
CAMPING3400M
11Trek down from shaircho - Hushe 4hrs & Drive to Kanday village
CAMPING2900M
12Drive from Kanday - Khaplu - Skardu ( De- briefing in Ministry of TourismHOTEL2400M
13Fly To Islamabad Or Drive From Skardu - Chilas ( Flight Totally Subject To Weather.
HOTEL1265M
14Islamabad Sightseeing Or Drive From Chilas - Islamabad
HOTEL512M
15Fly Out To Your Own Destination (END OF OUR SERVICES) 
FLY OUTEN ROUTE


SERVICES INCLUDED

1. All Airport pick and drop

2. Both  way air fare between Islamabad ––Skardu - Islamabad.

3. Transportation briefing, debriefing and sightseeing.

4. Transportation between Islamabad  – chilas – Skardu - Kanday - Skardu.

5. Two nights’ Accommodation, twin bed room in Islamabad (bed & breakfast)

6. Two nights in Chilas Hotel with full board.

7. Two nights in Skardu with full board.

8. Local staff Wages, insurance, food and equipment.

9. Low porters to carry trekking foods, member personal to all mentioned places.

10. Way up 25kg each trekking members.

11. Way down 25kg each trekking members.

12. All trekking and base camp foods.

13. Comfortable members tent, Mess tent, Kitchen tent, , table, chairs & kitchen utensils.

14. Assistance for Reconfirmation of international flight tickets.

15. All Camping fees, road taxes & bridge crossing fee.

16. Low Porters Equipment’s.

17. Documentation fee.

18. Trekking permit fee.

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED

1. Member international flight tickets 

2. Helicopter emergency rescue fees (refundable after deduction of U$D 300/- if not use, it is now US$15000/- 

3. Members any climbing gears 

4. Member personal insurance 

5. Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone calls, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks, 

6. Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely personal nature

7. Custom clearing charges (import and export of equipment's) 

8. Any unforeseen expenses (just like road block extra hotel stay or if members stay more days at Base Camp) then members will be pay according to the numbers of days basses. 

09. Trekking members will come together. If any/some member split during the period then there extra expenses will be charged according to normal price


TREKKING & TOURS EQUIPMENT LIST. 

1.       1 Backpack with a carrying capacity of 60 to 70 L/ 15 -17 Gallons (a similar sized duffle bag or travel bag can be used as a substitute)

2.       1 Small backpack for day trips

3.       Sleeping bag (down or synthetic, down to 0 degrees, lightweight compression bag)

4.       1 Warm jacket or parka

5.       3 Pairs of outdoor pants (jeans are not recommended as they are difficult to dry out when wet)

6.       Warm sweaters

7.       2 - 4 Pairs of woolen socks

8.       T-shirts, shirts, hats or caps

9.       1 Set of warm underwear such as long underpants and long undershirts

10.   1 Pair of good hiking boots (make sure they are "broken-in")

11.   1 Pair of light shoes (runners or sneakers)

12.   1 Set of light rain gear such as a pant and jacket combination (1 Water bottle with a 1 litre capacity

13.   1 Pocket-knife or hunting knife

14.   1 Flashlight

15.   1 Pair of sun glasses (VERY IMPORTANT!)

16.   A supply of sun blocker or sunscreen lotion and Lip suncream (VERY IMPORTANT!)

17.   Personal medications

18.   Underwear, personal items, and toiletries

19.   1 pair of fleece pants

20.   1 wool or fleece hat

21.   Headlamp and Batteries (bring at least 2 spare sets)

22.   1 pair of Gore-Tex gaiters (heavy-duty, sized large enough to fit over plastic boots)

23.   1 pair of Gore-Tex shell gloves

OPTIONAL:

1.       Trekking poles (recommended)

2.       Thermarest sleeping pad

3.       Camera and film

4.       Journal and pens


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