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Ama Dablam Base Camp trek was an excellent ’taster’ of what Nepal has to offer
Jane Binyon (UK) | Ama Dablam Base Camp, Nepal

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  • K2, the second highest mountain in the world
  • Camp at Concordia
  • Karakoram Highway truck
  • Our bus on KKH, Nanga Parbat behind
  • Gardens at K2 Motel, Skardu
  • Wallking through the fields of Askole
  • TMC Group in front of Trango Towers
  • Our porters and trek crew
  • River crossing near Paiju
  • Walking to K2 Base Camp
  • Broad Peak seen from Base Camp
  • Gilkey memorial near K2 BC
  • On Baltoro glacier
  • Walking to Concordia
  • Buddhist petroglyphs on KKH near Chilas
  • Balti gentleman and K2
  • Mount Masherbrum (7,821m)
  • Landslide on KKH

Trip Details

  • Destination: Pakistan
  • Holiday Type: Walking & Trekking
  • Duration: 23 days from Islamabad
  • Leadership: Robert Mads Anderson
  • Minimum Group Size: 6 people
  • Cost: 2020 -£3,295 (US$4,275 or €3,725) 2021 -£3,295 (US$4,275 or €3,725)
    What does this include?
What does this include


Price includes:

  • All internal transport and transfers including airport collections on group flight only
  • Twin share room at private guesthouse in Islamabad and at Concordia Motel in Skardu
  • Breakfast only in Islamabad, all meals included in Skardu and on trek
  • Twin share domed tents while on trek
  • All trekking arrangements including permits and fees, Western and Pakistani guides and porters
  • Bespoke weather forecasts for K2 region from throughout the duration of this trek
  • Full financial protection for all monies paid to us through our membership of Association of Bonded Travel Operators Trust (our ABTOT membership number is 5365) and having an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (our ATOL number is 10921)
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Pakistan Pre Trip Information" notes 

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Islamabad
  • Airport pick up and transfers if not on arriving on group flight. Private transfers cost GBP70 (US$80) per person for each pickup
  • Travel & trekking insurance
  • Pakistan visa (obtain before departure)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Islamabad
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Tips to local trekking crew
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"


Trip Grade Strenuous

Trip Grade Strenuous

Suitability: a good choice for regular long distance hill walkers, very high level of fitness required. These trips may involve mountaineering and glacial travel.

1) Walking times: average 7 to 8 hours walking per day (with several longer days up to 12 hours) for up to 28 days with some rest days included.

2) Altitude: up to 5,500m.

3) Terrain: for some of the time following well-travelled trails although also likely to encounter rough and rocky conditions possibly with exposed sections. May involve steep ascent and descent over mountain passes that could be snow covered.

4) Remoteness: usually in more remote areas and likely to be a long distance from nearest road and facilities available in a city.

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Trip Dates

  • July 18th to August 9th 2020
  • July 17th to August 8th 2021

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive in Islamabad 
  • Day 2Fly to Skardu, if cancelled drive KKH to Chilas 
  • Day 3Sightseeing day in Skardu (or drive KKH to Skardu) 
  • Day 4Jeeps to Askole (3,048m) 
  • Day 5Trek to Korofong (3,100m) 
  • Day 6Trek to Bardumal (3,305m) 
  • Day 7Trek to Paiju (3,383m) 
  • Day 8Trek to Khoburtse (3,566m) 
  • Day 9Trek to Urdukas (4,130m) 
  • Day 10Acclimatising day at Urdukas 
  • Day 11Trek to Goro 2 (4,250m) 
  • Day 12Trek to Concordia (4,600m) 
  • Day 13Trek to K2 Base Camp (5,150m) and back to Broad Peak Base Camp (4,960m) 
  • Day 14Trek to back to Concordia (4,600m) 
  • Day 15Trek to Goro 1 
  • Day 16Trek to Khoburtse (3,566m) 
  • Day 17Trek to Paiju (3,383m) 
  • Day 18Trek to Jhola (3,170m) 
  • Day 19Trek to Askole 
  • Day 20Drive to Skardu 
  • Day 21Fly to Islamabad (or drive KKH to Chilas) 
  • Day 22Sightseeing in Islamabad (or drive KKK to Isb) 
  • Day 23Transfer to airport for flight home 
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