Charakusa Valley


The picturesque Charakusa Valley may be found in Pakistan's Karakoram mountain range. The valley itself is an attractive spot for mountaineering and adventure travel due to its magnificent peaks, ice caps, and rock formations. The Hushe mediation serves as the access point to the valley, which is situated in the Skardu District of Gilgit-Baltistan. The valley is surrounded by some of the highest peaks in the Karakoram range, including K2, Broad Peak, and Gasherbrum. The valley is also home to several glaciers, including the famous Masherbrum Glacier. Charakusa Valley is a popular destination for rock climbers and mountaineers due to its challenging climbing routes and technical peaks. Some of the world's most complex rock formations including the well-known Trango Towers may be found in the valley. The Trango Towers a collection of granite spires rising more than 6000 metres above sea level are a well-liked spot for base jumping and rock climbing. Some of the world's most complex rock formations including the well-known Trango Towers. The Trango Towers is a collection of rock spires standing more than 6,000 meters above sea level and is a favored spot for base jumping and rock climbing. Numerous hiking routes that lead to the valley also provide incredible perspectives of the peaks and valleys in the area. Both the Masherbrum Basecamp Trek and the K7 Basecamp Trek go through the Charakusa Valley and are renowned trekking routes in the area. Overall, Pakistan's Charakusa Valley is a stunning location for mountaineering and adventure travel. The valley allows tourists to enjoy the unique traditions and politeness of the local people while also providing amazing views of surrounding peaks, ice caps, and rock formations.


Arrival Islamabad and transfer to hotel.
Fly to Skardu via PK-451 ( In case weather not support Drive from Islamabad - Chilas
Drive to Chilas
Drive from Skardu to Hushe village
Trek to Shaicho
Trek to Spangser
Trek back to Hushe
Drive to Skardu by jeep
Fly to Islamabad ,subject to weather, Drive to chilas
Drive from Chilas to Islamabad
Onward to your own Destinations.


Lodging at base camp (single supplement)
Full base camp with dinning tent, bathroom, showers & solar charge
All internal/domestic transport
All domestic flights
50kgs (110 lbs) personal baggage
All meals during trek and at base camp (B,L,D)
Group emergency equipment/satellite phone service with fixed calling charge
Two nights stay in Islamabad hotel on arrival and two on return (bed & breakfast only)
Staff insurance (guide, cook, kitchen staff, assistant(s) & porters etc)
Experienced cook from Pakistan
Kitchen staff
Porters for all expedition supplies
Solar power at base camp
Electricity generator (backup for high voltage devices)
International airfare
Permit/royalty fee according to number of persons
Personal climbing equipment, clothing & sleeping equipment
Group climbing gear (rope, ice crew, snow bar, EPI gas, cooking pots and others)
Mountain climbing rescue and evacuation insurance policy - mandatory
Lodging and meals above base camp
Any service above base camp
Communication radio (walkie talkie)
Weather reports
Personal equipment cargo to/from Islamabad
Pakistan visa fee
Tips/gratuities to staff, cook, assistant(s) of US$ 250 per person in total
Meals in Islamabad
Extra hotel nights after the climb
Trip cancellation insurance
All expenses incurred in the event of early wind-up/summit (extra hotel nights, meals at hotels, evacuation)
Charges incurred due to delays beyond the control of Apricot Tours (Force majeure)
Personal communication (phone, fax, e-mail) between Pakistan and home country.

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