Around Nanga Parbat 18 days Trek 2024

About Around Nanga Parbat 18 days Trek 2024

Around Nanga Parbat 18 days Trek 2024

Recipient of the World Responsible Tourism Award WTM London 2011

General Information

SEASON:                  July to September

No of Days:             18 days

No of Persons:    (TBC)

Per head cost:        Per person cost: TBC

Nanga Parbat literally translates to “The Naked Mountain”. It is the second highest peak in Pakistan and ranked the ninth highest in the world. Located in the western Himalayan Range, Nanga Parbat is also known as Diamer “The Capital of Fairies”. This exciting trek takes you through the enchanting green alpine meadows and valleys and through scenic mountain villages around Nanga Parbat, exploring the three base camps of this hypnotic and spell binding natural giant. The South Face is approached from Rupal, the Diamer Face from the west, and North Face from Fairy Meadows. Nanga Parbat is the only mountain above 8,000 m which you can actually circle.

The South Face of Nanga Parbat is one of the highest precipices in the world. It is a rock face rising steeply up 4,500 meters, a perpetual vertical wall which offers one of the most hazardous routes to the top of the peak.

We drive up to the Astore Gorge through enchanting Himalayan landscape to the small mountain village of Rupal lying at the foot of the South side of Nanga Parbat. Here we begin the first stage of the trek crossing the Chunghphere and Bazin Glacier before reaching the lush green meadows of the traditional base camp (Herrligkoffer Base Camp) of this gigantic entity. We walk through Latobo and Shagiri sommer settlements of shepherds and reach the last camp before the pass. After crossing the Mazeno Pass at 5,370 meters the descend to the Loiba Glacier of the Diamer Face begins.

Trek up again to the enchanting green pastures of Fairy Meadows, where we see one of the biggest mountain faces which offer the unforgettable views of the Nanga Parbat North Face. Further hike through the thick high altitude pine and birch forest on the lush green alpine meadows to visit the base camp. Nanga Parbat was first climbed by the Austrian Hermann Buhl in 1953, being member of a joint German/Austrian expedition.

 Day ONE : Islamabad- fly to Gilgit  If the weather condition permits, we will fly A 50 minute scenic flight from Islamabad to Gilgit . On arrival at Gilgit  Airport drive to Trashing via Jaglot, Ramghat, Mushkin, Hercho, Astore and Gurikot. It is a very scenic 5 hrs drive and the road is in good condition till Gurikot. For one hour, the journey is bumpy, a jeep is recommended. On arrival at Trashing, transfer to hotel. It is a very basic hotel with toilet facilities. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel. This flight is prone to cancellation often to due adverse weather conditions. In this case, we will make the long road journey up the Karakoram Highway (KKH).
Day TWO: Reserved day  Day at leisure. In case flight does not operate on day 02 this day will be use to transfer the members by road from Chilas to Thalichi, from here by 4-WD jeep through the narrow Astore Gorge and scenic mountain villages up to Tarishing where the jeep road ends and the trek starts. Overnight in hotel. (6-7 hours).                    
Day THREE: Latobo Today we start our first day of our trek. We cross the Chunghphere Glacier and continue an easy, gentle walk on the green slopes of Rupal village. We cross the Bazin Glacier to enter the wide meadows of Latobo and reach the traditional base camp (Herrligkoffer) of Nanga Parbat. Meals and overnight in tents.                
Day FOUR: Mazeno Base Camp After breakfast walk through green meadows with wild willow and birch forests along the Thoshin Glacier to reach the campsite at the bottom of the meadows. Meals and overnight in tents.    
Day FIVE: Mazeno High Camp  A gradually steep walk up through alpine meadows with wild bushes to reach the campsite close to the pass. It offers panoramic views on the surrounding high peaks and sharp Mazeno Ridge of Nanga Parbat. Meals and overnight in tents.  
Day SIX: Loiba  On this day, we are to cross the Mazeno Pass (5,370 m) followed by a very steep descend with the help of fixed ropes to Loiba Glacier. We cross the glacier and follow the trail to the green campsite of Loiba. Meals and overnight in tents.  
Day SEVEN : Kachal Walk through beautiful meadows passing through summer settlements of the local villagers before we reach the camp. Meals and overnight in tents.                  
Day EIGHT : Diamiroi  Trek through the green slopes and scenic villages along the Bunar Gah. Meals and overnight in tents.          
Day NINE: Diamer Base Camp  A very easy and gentle walk through the thick pine forest and green slopes of alpine meadows with magnificent view on Nanag Parbat. Meals and overnight in tents.                
Day TEN: Base Camp Free day to explore the area. Meals and overnight at tents                    
Day ELEVEN : Kachal Pass Trek to Kachal and cross the Kachal Pass, a gradually steep walk up through the green slopes of meadows and enter into the Karo Sagar. Meals and overnight in tents.  
Day TWELVE : Karo Sagar   A very gentle and easy walk takes you through the thick pine forest and green slopes with view of Nanga Parbat. We pass the summer settlements of local people. Overnight in tents.  
Day THIRTEEN: Gutum Sagar An easy walk up through lush green meadows with colorful flowers and high altitude birch trees takes you to the base camp of Juliper Peak. Overnight in tents.                
Day FOURTEEN: Beyal Today we cross the Juliper Pass (4,625 m) and enjoy the magnificent view on Nanga Parbat, Chongra Peak and Ganalo Peaks. A very steep descend to the Beyal meadow. Meals and overnight in tents. (7-8 hours).           
Day FIFTEEN: Fairy Meadows Morning excursions to Nanga Parbat base camp, visit the monuments of Alfred Drexel and Willy Merkle the climbers who laid their lifes on this killer mountain during the 1934 to 1937 expeditions. Explore the area and after noon trek back to Fairy Meadows. Meals and overnight in wooden huts. (5-6 hours).    
Day SIXTEEN: Fairy Meadows  Free day to explore the area, explore the Raikot Glacier and walk through the meadows. Meals and overnight in hut.                
Day SAVENTEEN: Gilgit/Chilas Morning walk to Tato village and drive by 4-WD jeeps to Raikot Bridge at the KKH, from here we continue our way to Chilas or Drive to Gilgit for next day flight to Islamabad .Overnight in hotel.                
Day EIGHTEEN: Islamabad. After breakfast drive to Islamabad passing through Kohistan and Mansehra Valley (12- 13 hours) or transfer to Gilgit airport to fly to Islamabad.                                                     
Rest and Contingency Days
These are included in the program to allow for transport delays etc. If conditions requires, these extra days will be added to the trekking program.
GUIDES: Our experienced, qualified and licensed mountain trekking guides lead all our treks. We not only look to ensure that they have the relevant qualifications but also a good track record of mountaineering and trekking at high altitudes. Whilst qualifications and experience are essential requirements, we also make sure that our guides have the right temperament to lead a group comprised of individuals who have a range of previous experiences and expectations. To that end, we aim to provide a guide who will make the trek both successful and enjoyable throughout.  

1. Hotels and Hotel Meals: Hotels with bed and breakfast only.
2. During trekking hot meals, the course of meals changes on daily basis to give more variety.
3. Meals Menu during trekking  
BREAKFAST:  Coffee, Milk, Tea, Hot water, Paratha / Chapatti, eggs – Cornflakes, Porridge ,Honey, Jam, Marmalade, Butter, Peanut butter , Ovaltine                                                                                                                                                    
LUNCH:  Pack lunch (Paratha, Chapatti, Cheese, Mix biscuits, Baked potatoes, Eggs, Energize, Tang, Chocolate, Juices, Drinks, and Tea/Green tea etc
DINNER: Starting with different kinds of soup , varied options of food such as rice, pasta / spaghetti, Noodles, Corned beef, Sausages, Baked bean, Peas, Meat  (chicken or goat), different kinds of lentils (Daal), Mixed vegetables, Chapatti, Dessert (Custard / Jelly), Sweet corn, Fruit, Cocktail, Pudding and Green tea and Coffee

 4. Porters:  Porters rest days, wages, meat money, equipment, bridge fee and Insurance. Porters Sardar For each trekker 2 Porter (each porter carry 25kg) personnel 20 kg per person is allowed.  

5. Camping equipment and Food:  Complete kitchen equipment for member’s camp tents, mess tent, kitchen tent, camping fee, tarpaulins for   porter’s shelter, drums to carry food, mattress and member’s food and separate food plan during the trekking.  
6. Staff: English speaking Guide, Cook, Kitchen helper boy (their wages, food, and equipment).  

7. Miscellaneous Services:  Airport transfers on arrival and at the time of return.    
ITEMS NOT INCLUDED:  Travel insurance, International or local airfare and Airport departure taxes or excess baggage charges more than 20kg per person, Transport or items not mentioned in itinerary or terms and conditions, special diet, drinks, medication, laundry, telephone calls, personnel gear more than 20 kg, clothing, services above base camp, and all other things which does not mentioned in our terms or includes in our program.

Delays: If the trip has to be delayed due to canceled or delayed flights, sickness, accidents, bad weather, road washouts, Govt. restrictions, the resulting extra cost for such delays will be charged separately.

Northern Area Flight; since:  All flights to Northern Areas Skardu are subject to clear weather and clearance of backlog, Himalayan Holidays does not guarantee confirmation on all such flights. If the seats are not confirmed or the flights are canceled, the group will be transferred by road with air-conditioned van or car without any additional charges.
3. Reservations and Advance Payment: All provisional reservation must reach us in writing at well in advance before your arrival in Pakistan with 500 US dollars per person deposits are necessary for making any provisional reservations. For provisional reservation we need your
All provisional reservations are subject to confirmation on deposit of US Dollars 500/= advance payment into our account before arrival of the group/client in Pakistan. The balance amount must be paid on arrival in Pakistan OR two weeks before departure from your homeland, a bank transfer receipt is necessary for such arrangement.

4. Cancellations: All cancellations must be notified in writing to Himalayan Holidays. Cancellation charges will be levied as follows:- Whenever canceled, the bank charges for both sides from the advance will be paid by the clients.If canceled any time after the confirmation of the trip, or after deposit of advance due to any reason whatsoever, no refund will be given on any unutilized services other than hotels, meals and air tickets which are subject to cancellation charges accordingly.If the trekking expedition is cancelled, government rules will be applied for the refund of Trekking Fee.

For advance payment bank account details:
Ø  Account Title Name                            Himalayan Holidays Pvt(Ltd)
Ø   Account number                                 0100229464
Ø   Bank Name                                           Meezan Bank Limited
Ø  Bank Address                                       Unit 14 ,Block no.12-B  Jinnah Super Market, markaz                                                       Islamabad Pakistan
Ø  Phone no                                                92-51-2655001-04
Ø  Postal Code                                            44000
Ø  IBAN number                                         PK85MEZN0003030100229464
Ø  SWIFT Code                                            MEZNPKKA
Ø  Branch Code                                          030386
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