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K2 & Gondogoro La

Walking & Trekking

Pakistan | Walking & Trekking

K2  & Gondogoro La
Expedition Grade

Suitable for those with strenuous trekking experience in high mountain environments.

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Grade: Expedition Grade ? Expedition Grade
Duration:  22 days from the UK  
On trek: 15 days

Flight inclusive from £4,235,
Land only from £3,295

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A spectacular circuit through the high mountains of the Karakoram, over the epic Gondogoro La and down into the beautiful Hushe valley.


  • Trekking up the mighty Baltoro glacier through the great peaks of the Karakoram
  • Camping in the magnificent mountain amphitheatre at Concordia with option to trek towards K2 Base Camp.
  • The early morning crossing of the spectacular Gondogoro La pass, 5,938m/19,483ft
  • Trekking out through the picturesque Hushe valley


Trekking beneath the legendary peaks of the Karakoram was an incredible experience, one I'll never forget.
Jude Limburn Turner, Mountain Kingdoms

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For the experienced, committed trekker this is truly an epic adventure to reach the icy heart of the Karakoram.

After flying from Islamabad to Skardu, we start our trek from the village of Askole from where we follow in the footsteps of climbers and mountaineers along the expedition route to the Baltoro Glacier. As we progress, a seemingly endless vista of soaring, glaciated mountains unfolds around us.  The Trango Towers, Masherbrum, Gore II and Broad Peak all coming spectacularly into view and, as we reach Concordia, the most celebrated peak of them all - K2 - is revealed in all its majesty.

After ample time to rest and explore the magnificent ‘throne room of the mountain gods’ at Concordia we start our challenging trek over the Gondogoro La and are rewarded for our exertions by unforgettable, panoramic views of the glittering glaciers and spires dramatically laid out beneath us. Finally, we trek out through the picturesque, alpine-like meadows of the Hushe valley and return to civilisation, tired but exhilarated by our immense achievement.


Recently the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) changed their Travel Advice regarding trekking in Pakistan.  The FCO have removed their “advice against all but essential travel” for Skardu, Gilgit and trekking in the mountains up there. Please refer to our detailed day by day itinerary for more important notes referring to FCO advice and the K2 & Gondogoro La Trek.


At a glance

Grade: Expedition Grade
Expedition Grade

Duration:  22 days from the UK  
On trek: 15 days

Max. Altitude: 5,585m/18,323ft, Gondogoro La (Day 14)

Guaranteed to run for a minimum of 5 clients

Maximum group size: 12

Land only joining city: Islamabad

Accommodation types: Hotels, Camping

Meal arrangements: Islamabad – Bed and Breakfast only. All other hotels and camping are full board.

Itinerary overview
Fly to Islamabad, and then to Skardu
Jeep to road head, trek from Askole up Baltoro Glacier to Concordia
Rest/contingency days at Concordia with optional exploratory walks
Trek to High Camp and cross Gondogoro La
Trek to Hushe
Drive to Skardu. Fly to Islamabad.
At leisure or optional day trips to Taxila and Murree. Fly to London
Leader: Chris Darby
Chris Darby

Chris is a doctor with an interest in high altitude medicine.  He has considerable climbing and walking experience in the UK and the Alps, as well as leading treks and trekking peaks for us in Nepal, India and Tibet.  Chris has summited Huascaran Norte in Peru (6,664m)and Cho Oyu, the sixth highest peak in the world at 8,200m.  In 2012 Chris took a rest from expeditions and did the Iron Man Zurich Triathlon instead.

Leader: Steve Findlay
Steve Findlay

Steve Findlay. Steve led our very first trek back in the Spring of 1988 to Sikkim! Steve is an avid rock climber and mountaineer, though he has a keen interest in botany, and is something of an expert on orchids. He was a member of the 1984 Bristol expedition to Cho Oyu, and the 1986 expedition to Gangkar Punsum in Bhutan. He has also led expeditions to Aconcagua, Mt Elbrus, Kan Tengi, Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya, Mera Peak and has climbed extensively in the Alps.

  1. Day 1 - Fly London To Islamabad

    Today you will depart on an overnight flight to Islamabad.

    Overnight iconOvernight: In flight
  2. Day 2 - Arrive Islamabad. Fly to Skardu (2,500m/8,200ft).

    You will arrive into Islamabad early in the morning today and after clearing immigration formalities you will be met by our agents and taken to a café in the airport for breakfast. You will then have around an hour to relax before you need to check in for your spectacular flight to Skardu.

    The flights to Skardu are weather dependent and if the flight doesn't operate today, you will drive to Skardu instead. As the drive takes two days the itinerary will be pushed back a day, with the extra day being made up later on in the trek.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Concordia Motel Or Similar, Skardu
  3. Day 3 - Drive to Askole (96kms, 6-7 hrs)

    You now drive by jeep to Askole in the Shigar valley, through areas of wheat fields and apricot trees. What begins as a tarmac road for the first hour slowly transforms into a very bumpy but dramatic track, forging its way through the steep Braldu Gorge to the famous Balti village of Askole. The first expeditions to K2 took five days to walk from Skardu to Askole!

    Whilst in recent years it has become increasingly common to make it all the way to Askole in the jeeps, landslides and washouts sometimes make the road impassable and you may need to trek for several hours. The last few hundred metres of ascent are the most exciting involving many hairpins up out of the river valley, and they are also the most prone to landslides. Temperatures in the gorge are hot.

    Any time left in the afternoon is well spent sorting kit and getting to know your trekking crew. Children from the village will be happy to sell you soft drinks and fetch them from the local shop for a price. There are a couple of 'campsites' squeezed in amongst the simple Askole houses, usually on terraces under fruit trees and there may well be other groups around that you can chat to about the adventure ahead.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  4. Day 4 - Trek to Johola (10,170ft/3,100m) (6-7 hrs).

    If the sun is out this can seem like a long day. As you leave the village you will pass through a wooden arch; there is a similar one to greet you at the village of Hushe This morning take time to look behind you and savour the views as you leave the village, as the land that you are about to enter is in stark contrast to the green valleys you leave behind.

    It is a pleasant walk up towards the snout of the Biafo glacier; well before this there are some spectacularly weathered rocks where some shelter from the sun can be found. It is then an easy walk across the terminal moraine of the Biafo glacier to the oasis-like campsite of Korofong. It is here that the other classic trek in this region - over Snow Lake - heads off to the left. You may well stop here for lunch before carrying on to Johola Camp.

    The path then stays up above the riverbed contouring round into a side valley, taking you up to the bridge to Johola camp. Prior to the bridge being built an exciting Johola pulley system was used to cross the river. The wide-open space of Johola Camp is the first of several Pakistani Tourism Development Committee camps where water, toilet and washing facilities have been installed. Whilst the plastic cabins may look slightly out of place, the campsite is generally clean and tidy. There is a wonderful stream running through here which is perfect for washing and cooling your feet which inevitably suffer in the heat of this gorge. Bakhor Das (5,809m/19,058ft) across the valley and Paiju Peak's needle are like spires in the distance, which mark the gateway to the Baltoro.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  5. Day 5 - Trek to Paiju via Bardumal (3,450m/11,318ft) 7-8 hrs

    You will need an early start today. To begin with the path stays just up above the flood plain, on occasion coming very close to the river. The path can be loose here, and don't trust the banks of the river as they are often undercut. Later in the day you will cross a glacier fed stream. About an hour or so after the stream crossing you will arrive at Paiju.

    The steep hillside at Paiju is well terraced with platforms for tents and the porters' shelters, and the last trees you will see for a while. The site has been developed by the government in recent years and now has wash basins (with views), toilet cubicles and litter bins. It is therefore a lot more civilised than it used to be! This campsite is often busy but gives you a chance to meet other groups. This is a major rest stop for expedition porters and tradition dictates major feasting on goats as well as singing and dancing.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  6. Day 6 - Rest and acclimatisation day.

    Today you will be able to take things a bit easier and let your body adjust to the altitude. Your guide will be able to suggest some local walks for you if you want to stretch your legs and aid acclimatisation.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  7. Day 7 - Trek to Khoburtse (3,990m/13,090ft) 5-6 hrs.

    Today the full majesty of the Baltoro glacier will unfold before you; this is the route ahead to the 'Throne Room of the Mountain Gods', as Concordia was described by renowned photographer Galen Rowell.

    About an hour from camp takes you up to the glacier, though even once on it, it is predominantly covered in rock, and will remain so until well after Gore II. Here on the glacier you are finally amongst the famous peaks of the Karakoram. The path is reasonably obvious, and over the course of a couple of hours you slowly cross the glacier to the right hand side of the valley. The exact path here varies from year to year but will without doubt involve some undulating!

    After about four hours on from Paiju you will come to the old campsite at Lilligo where you will stop for lunch. It is sometimes possible to see ibex on the rocks high above. After lunch there is a steady uphill, which takes you up away from the lateral moraine of the glacier and to grassland full of alpine meadow flowers. You then cut across the snout of Lilligo Glacier (remember to look right) and walk over the undulating ups and downs of the Baltoro until you reach the small campsite of Khoburtse. The camp here is squeezed onto whatever flat ground can be found by the moraines and is yet to benefit from the fixed toilet and rubbish facilities of Paiju. It does however have the first proper views of Cathedral Towers, Uli Biaho and the Great Trango Tower, and a sunrise well worth getting up for.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  8. Day 8 - Trek to Urdukas (4,052m/13,291ft) 3-4 hrs.

    Today's trek is short, to help with acclimatisation, but strenuous. Most of your trekking will be on the glacier or the lateral moraine to the side, where the jumbled mess of rocks can make walking quite hard going. Along the way if the weather is fine you will have good views of Broad Peak's two tops in the distance. You are gaining altitude all the time and the approach up to the camp site at Urdukas will no doubt serve to remind you of this for the most challenging walking of this day is at the end. The camp site is an impressive spot, not only due to its situation but also its history. The Duke of Abruzzi's men on their 1909 expedition created the terraces on which you will spend this night. The site overlooks the Baltoro and has breath-taking views; stunning Cathedral peak is just the opposite side of the glacier.

    Urdukas is the last of the 'developed' campsites, so make the most of the washbasins, toilets and litter bins. For those who still have energy, a 30 minute hike up the grassy slopes behind the campsite really does provide a magnificent panorama of the Baltoro glacier.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  9. Day 9 - Trek to Gore 2 (4,380m/14,370ft) 5-6 hrs.

    This morning you head across the glacier, passing dramatic Masherbrum Peak 7,821m/25,659ft, and if the weather is good, from here you have views of Muztagh Tower 7,273m/ 23,861ft. As you leave the campsite at Urdukas you will pass the graves of high altitude porters who have died in the mountains. Sometimes the porters, especially if there is a holy man amongst them, will gather around the graves to say a few simple prayers.

    The path switches over to the left hand side of the glacier, and you make your way slowly upwards, moving tantalisingly closer to Gasherbrum IV which, standing as it does at the head of the Baltoro, is like a beacon guiding you towards Concordia. Whilst the glacier is still predominantly covered in rock, the route passes a series of huge ice 'dunes' which add to the drama of the scenery. Lunch will happen en-route somewhere near Gore I, before trekking on for another couple of hours. By the time you reach camp, Gasherbrum IV completely dominates the landscape.

    Gore II camp site is just after the small army camp and covers quite an area, spread over the rock covered glacier wherever there is room to pitch tents. Here, the cold wind blows down the glacier, and camp facilities are nothing like those at the fixed camps, but given a clear night the star-filled sky over the surrounding peaks is truly magical.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  10. Day 10 - Trek from Gore 2 to Concordia (4,650m/15,255ft) 4-5 hrs.

    A spectacular day as you trek to one of the most impressively situated camp sites in the world. The peaks tower over you and all appear to be tantalisingly close. Gasherbrum II (8,035m/26,361ft), III (2,423m/7,952ft) & IV (2,415m/7,925ft), Mitre Peak, Chogolisa (7,665m/25,147ft) Broad Peak (8,047m/26,401ft) and, visible for the first time, the second highest mountain in the world - K2, (8,611m/28,251ft).

    Concordia is at an altitude of approximately 4,650m/15,255ft, and although our well established itinerary allows for gradual acclimatisation to take place, you are likely to feel some mild effects of being at this altitude.

    The camp at Concordia spreads over a huge area where the Godwin-Austin glacier meets the Baltoro, and the sites furthest away as you approach give the best views of K2. It may be busy here with a mixture of climbing parties and trekking groups enjoying the setting. The altitude and exposure to the wind can make this feel the coldest of all the campsites, but the sensational setting more than compensates.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  11. Day 11 - Rest day at Concordia (with option to trek towards K2 Base Camp)

    We have allowed two days in Concordia for short exploratory acclimatisation walks and training sessions on the use of the ice-axe and crampons, but you may move on sooner. In some years our groups have spent just one night at Concordia as they did not want to risk the weather breaking prior to their attempting the pass. Your Trek Leader will consult you all and discuss the best action for the party to take before a decision is made.

    Depending on the number of nights you spend at Concordia it may be possible to walk some way up the valley towards K2 Base Camp. The walk right up to, and back from, K2 Base Camp is a long one, a 12-14hr round trip. The terrain here is very deceptive, and the proximity of the mountain makes it looks as though from Concordia it is downhill to K2. It is not! In order to conserve your energy for the crossing of the Gondogoro-La we recommend walking some of the distance towards K2, having lunch and then returning to Concordia.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  12. Day 12 - Rest/contingency day at Concordia (or possibly proceed to High Camp).

    Today you may rest or you have time for some further exploration possibly an excursion to Broad Peak Base Camp - a round trip of about 8hrs. Alternatively by group agreement you might make an early start towards the pass to maximise your chance of a successful crossing.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  13. Day 13 - Trek to High Camp (5,090m/16,699ft) 8-9 hrs.

    There are some spectacular views to be had today if the weather is clear. After leaving Concordia there is a tricky section as you navigate your way over the rubble of various lateral moraines before you reach the the Vigne Glacier. Once on the glacier, if the snow conditions are good, you will enjoy an exhilarating day's walk. Depending on snow conditions, it may be necessary to rope up for the crossing of the glacier. Depending on conditions you may stay at the first campsite reached, Ali Camp, but if conditions and fitness allow, it is best to press on to High Camp. After leaving Ali Camp you will follow the moraine for a short while before once more stepping onto the glacier. You will follow this into a huge amphitheatre of mountains.
    On the final climb up to High Camp you will feel the altitude.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  14. Day 14 - Cross the Gondogoro La (5,585m/18,323ft) and trek to Low Camp (Hispang) 9-11 hrs.

    This is a very hard and long day, however the sense of achievement and satisfaction that you will experience will far outweigh the effort that you expend. If the snow conditions are good and steps do not have to be cut for the porters, the top of the pass can be gained relatively quickly. However steel yourself for a long day, possibly up to 13 hours, though hopefully less, depending on the snow conditions at the time of your crossing.

    An early 'alpine start' will be called for, initially crossing the glacier by headtorch.The pass is not an obvious one, but is gradually revealed as you ascend, climbing crampons and ice axe. The Vigne side of the pass has three difficult sections in it where ropes need to be fixed, primarily for the porters, but do not snub them as they make a useful handrail. The steepest section on this side is about 50° and about 75-90m long. Often, but not always, the ropes will have been fixed by the Pakistan officials for the duration of the summer season.

    Once the top is gained the effort of reaching it is forgotten, because, if the weather is clear, the views are truly astounding. In addition to the panorama of icy spires which include four 8,000m peaks, you can look down to your campsite at Hispang, a distant but inviting splash of green. However the day is not yet over, from the summit it is a long steep rocky descent; the top section is at an angle of 60° and it is sustained for some way. Fixed ropes will again be used for the initial descent down to easier ground. Be aware that stone fall can be an issue here, and that wearing a helmet is advisable. If the weather has been good for several weeks, the snow line is soon gained and the porters will descend at an amazing rate; caution will dictate a slower rate for the rest of the party.

    This is a tough day which involves walking on dangerous ground; but with due care and attention to the advice given by the Trek Leader, it will also be one of the most thrilling you will ever experience. Please be aware that crossing the Gondogoro La requires good weather and conditions; if the Trek Leader does not consider it safe to cross the pass then you will return back down the Baltoro Glacier to Askole instead.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  15. Day 15 - Trek to Dalsang Pa (4,150m/13,615ft) 3-4 hrs.

    This is the last day that you will be required to walk on a glacier, with a three hour crossing before arriving at a small spring at the other side where the porters may have gone on ahead to prepare some tea for you. There is sometimes a path alongside the glacier, running along the moraine, and if this is accessible your descent will be much faster. You will enjoy tremendous views of Masherbrum as you walk, very different from the Baltoro aspect. From the edge of the glacier it is a pleasant short walk to Dalsang Pa, and here you will start to see signs of civilisation, possibly some dzos or yaks with their herders. There are two small lakes at the campsite, the lower one being the cleaner of the two.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  16. Day 16 - Trek to Shaico (3,345M/ 10,975FT) 5-6 hrs.

    After the somewhat sterile environment of the Baltoro, today's trek is a real contrast. You will walk through trees and meadows with a myriad of alpine flowers. Shaico is situated at the confluence of two valleys. There are numerous small streams close by the campsite which are excellent for washing and usually a small trading post here selling soft drinks - the owner is very friendly and just about everyone who passes through this way will stop for a drink and a chat.

    In the evening the porters will probably organise a party of dancing and singing, as this will be their last night with you. You will be quite welcome to join them - in fact they will be disappointed if you do not.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  17. Day 17 - Morning rest at Shaico. Afternoon trek to Hushe (3,050m/10,000ft) 3 hrs.

    Sunny Shaico is an ideal place to rest and relax for the morning. After lunch you will set off for the final time, trekking to Hushe.

    You will still catch glimpses of Masherbrum as you descend to the verdant terraces of Hushe. You camp in one of the small walled camp sites on the outskirts of the village where your transport will be waiting for you. Once in Hushe it's time to say goodbye to the last of your porters.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Camp
  18. Day 18 - Drive to Skardu (around 7 hours).

    It may take a while to get all the gear loaded, providing plenty of time to say your farewells to the local team who have looked after you for the past couple of weeks. The drama isn't quite over as you enjoy the jeep ride back to Skardu. This is a wonderful journey taking you along the banks of the Shyok and Indus Rivers, passing towns and farms and groves of apricot trees laden with fruit. The duration of the journey will depend on the condition of the roads and how many photo stops you make along the way!

    In Skardu the luxury of a shower and a soft bed await you at your hotel. With luck also the internet, clean clothes you may have left at the hotel, and possibly a cold Chinese beer.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Concordia Motel Or Similar, Skardu
  19. Day 19 - Fly Skardu to Islamabad.

    Subject to good weather you take the morning flight back to Islamabad. If for some reason the flight is cancelled you will spend the next two days driving back to Islamabad.

    Upon arrival in Islamabad you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Hillview Hotel Or Similar, Islamabad
  20. Day 20 - Optional day trip to Murree.

    Today you will have the option to explore Islamabad at your own pace, rest and relax at your hotel or take a guided tour of the old British hill station at Murree. These optional excursions need to be paid for directly to our agent when in Islamabad. Please contact our office for prices.

    Situated 64 km from Islamabad in the hills of Hazara and Galyat (about a two hour's drive), Murree is an example of a hill station set up by the British during the mid-19th century. Murree was founded in 1851 by the Governor of Punjab, Sir Henry Lawrence, and was originally established for the British troops garrisoned on the Afghan frontier as a sanatorium. The permanent town of Murree was constructed at Sunnybank in 1853. The church was sanctified in May 1857 when the main road - the Mall - was also built. Opposite the church, the Post Office and the general merchants, selling European goods, clothes and millinery, were established. Until 1947, access to the Mall was restricted for non-Europeans.

    In addition to visiting Murree itself, you may also be taken to some of the surrounding scenic areas such as the mountain resort of Nathiagali or Ayubia National Park.

    After your excursion you will return to your hotel in Islamabad.

    Overnight iconOvernight: Hillview Hotel Or Similar, Islamabad
  21. Day 21 - Optional day trip to Taxila or Murree. Transfer to airport.

    Today you will again have the option to explore Islamabad at your own pace, rest and relax at your hotel or take a guided tour of Taxila. This optional excursion also needs to be paid for directly to our agent when in Islamabad. Please contact our office for prices.

    It takes about two hours to reach the archaeological sites of Taxila (600 BC to 500 AD) most of which are located around Taxila museum. For over one thousand years Taxila remained famous as a centre of learning for the Gandhara art of sculpture, architecture and of Buddhism. There are over 50 archaeological sites scattered in a radius of 30 km around Taxila. You can visit the archaeological sites of Jaulian, Mohra Moradu and Sirkap. There is also an option to visit the Taxila museum housing the rich archaeological finds of Taxila. It is one of the best and most well maintained museums of Pakistan. If time permits you will also be able to visit Sirkap Sirkap, an archaeological site on the opposite bank to the city of Taxila. Sirkap was built by the Greco-Bactrian king Demetrius and his son Stultus, after he invaded ancient India around 180 BC.

    After your tour you will be transferred back to Islamabad in time for your international flight home.

    Overnight iconOvernight: In Flight
  22. Day 22 - ARRIVE LONDON

    Today you will arrive back in the UK.


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Overall score:           (Based on 3 reviews)

Remarkable and challenging trek          

As mountain 'addicts' Concordia was a must visit destination realised at last by this trip. We were not disappointed. The awe inspiring approach to Condordia and arrival (with triple ankle fracture) will live long in our collective memories! For our depleted group (i.e our sons), the crossing of the Gondogoro La surpassed even the splendours of Concordia. We were blessed by excellent weather and unrestricted views of all the mountain icons. Our support team, the UK leader, Chris Darby, the local company and Mountain Kingdoms back in the UK were universally excellent and made the medical evacuation as stress free as possible. Despite the dramatic deviation from the schedule for two members of our family, we all consider the trip to be a truly remarkable experience. Thank you.

A truly fantastic trekking experience          

The Trek was well organised and managed. This Trek was without doubt the most breathtakingly beautiful scenery set in the most hostile landscape I have yet travelled in. The mountain scenery is in my view truly jaw dropping and to see mountains like K2 , Broad Peak, “The Gasherbrums” and the smaller but equally spectacular Trango Towers, Leila Peak, Crystal and Marble Peak was truly amazing. My thanks for all the background work that your team and guides put in on our behalf that made it a success and I hope that you will continue to offer this trek going forward.

Unforgettable trek in the Karakoram          

Trekking beneath the legendary peaks of the Karakoram was an incredible experience, one I'll never forget.

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