Classic Treks

AT THE FEET OF BIG MOUNTAINS
This list of treks includes the most famous and representative routes for the mountain experience in the CKNP area. Due to the high attendance rates, these areas are the most affected by the human presence. Since the conservation of nature is a priority, visitors and tourists are requested to take responsibilities for individual disposal of waste products.
See Rules for visitors
For more information see High Frequency Tourism Treks section on the Management Plan for CKNP Integration document.

Services: These treks are the main routes for trekkers and mountaineers where campsites and services for visitors are available and managed by CKNP Directorate in cooperation with the local community having use rights in each campsites.
Rules: Along these treks, camp is permitted only in the designated equipped areas. Regarding energy supply systems, it is required to prefer environmentally friendly energy supply systems. In case of use of generators the maximum power allowed is up to 4 Kw.
Follow the itineraries on the Map

1 ASKOLI – GHANDOGORO LA – HUSHEY

From Concordia to K2

From Concordia to K2

Askoli – Concordia – Ghandogoro la – Hushey
Duration: 10 days
Campsite and w.m. fee: 90 $
Open Summit: Ghandogoro peak, 5700 m, from Ali Camp

2 ASKOLI – K2 BC
Askoli – Concordia – K2 base camp (and back)
Duration: 09 days
Campsite and w.m. fee 90 $
Open Summit: Pastore peak, 6190 m, from K2 base camp
See K2 Base Camp Trek

3 ASKOLI – GASHERBRUM BC
Askoli – Gasherbrum base camp (and back)
Duration: 12 days
Campsite and w.m. fee: 90 $

4 BAINTHA BRAK
Askoli – Namla – Snow Lake – Sim Glacier – Baintha Brak BC (and back)
Duration:  10 days
Campsite and w.m. fee: 90 $
Baintha Brak base bamp, from Snow Lake

Urdukas camp

Urdukas

5 BIAFO – HISPER
Askoli – Biafo glacier – Snow Lake – Hisper la – Hisper glacier – Hisper village (or vice versa)
Duration: 15 days
Campsite and w.m. fee: 90 $

6 SNOW LAKE
Hisper – Snow lake (and back)
Duration: 15 days
Campsite and w.m. fee: 90 $
Open Summit: Hisper peak, 5229 m, from Hisper La, Corniche peak, 5882 m