Latok Expedition


A collection of peaks in Pakistan's Karakoram mountain range is known as the Latok mountain range. The three main peaks in the range are Latok I, II, and III with Latok I having its highest at 7,145 meters. The Latok Expedition is a popular mountaineering expedition that involves climbing one of the peaks in the range. The Latok Expedition is a technical climb that requires experience and skill in alpine-style climbing. The ascent is difficult and needs to cross cracks and icefalls before ascending steep, uncovered faces and slopes. The trip generally takes 4-6 weeks to complete depending on the route and the weather. The Latok Expedition is organized by licensed and experienced mountaineering companies in Pakistan. The companies supply tents, ropes, and climbing equipment as well as assistance workers, equipment, and materials for the adventure. The best time to undertake the expedition is from June to September which is the summer climbing season in the region. In general, the Latok Expedition is a challenging but enjoyable experience for seasoned climbers who wish to put their climbing skills to the test and climb one of the Karakoram range's most complex peaks. The climb offers climbers to experience the unique way of life and hospitality of the locals while also providing incredible views of the nearby peaks and glaciers.


Arrival Islamabad and transfer to hotel.
Fly to Skardu via PK-451 ( In case weather not support Drive from Islamabad - Chilas
Breifing at ministry of tourism
Sight seen in Skardu final packing for the Expedition.
trek to Askole
trek to Namla
trek to Mango
Latok Base camp
Trek back from Mango to Namla
Trek back to askole
Trek back to skardu
trek back to chilas
Drive back to isalamabad
Departure from Islamabad


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
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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