The Big Five
Trip code TK- 103
Elevation 5000 | 5700 meters
Destinations Fairy Meadow| Nanga Parbat| Baltoro- K2
Duration 26 Days
Date 15 July
Mode of Transport Road & Air
Pakistan is home for the five 8000m mountains out of 14 in the world. These are K2- 8611m, Nanga Parbat- 8126m, Broad Peak- 80147m, Gasherbrum I- 8068m, and II 8035m. This trek is aimed to provide lifetime opportunity of trekking to all 5 base camps in a single holiday. The famous fairy meadow also part of this trip during trek to Nanga Parbat base camp. Read more about this at K2 base trek.
Reception at Islamabad airport and transfer to Hotel
Early Travel- Islamabad to Chilas, either Naran Babusar route or Bisham KKH Route- Stay and Dine at hotel in Chilas – 12 hours traveling
Early Travel- Chilas to Raikot Bridge- Transfer into Jeeps. Travel to Tatto Village and hike trek to Fairy Meadow- Stay and Dine at Fairy Meadow in huts
Hike to Nanga Parbat base camp or stay at Fairy Meadow and enjoy
Trek back to Tatto village- Travel to Raikot by Jeep, Transfer into van/ coaster and travel to Gilgit- Stay and dine at hotel in Gilgit
Travel- Gilgit to Skardu- Stay and dine at hotel in Skardu
Rest and Preparation Day in Skardu – Stay and Dine at Hotel in Skardu
Travel- Skardu to Askoli- 5-6 Hours
Trek- Askoli to Jhulla - 5-6 hours-
Trek- Jhulla to Pajiu Camp- 5-7 Hours
Rest/ Halt Day at Pajiu camp
Pajiu to Khobursty- 5- 6 hours
Trek Khobursty to Urdokas- 4- 5 hours
Trek Urdokas to Ghoro II- 5-7 Hours
Trek- Ghoro II to Concordia – 5-7 hours
Trek K2 base camp and Broad Peak base camp- 8 hours
Trek- Broad Peak to Shagharin Mord- 5- 6 hours
Trek- Gasherbrum base camp excursions – Full day
Trek- Shaghring to Ali Camp or Ghoro II – 7-8 hours
Trek- Ali Camp to Khuspang or Ghoro II to Khobursty – 7- 8 hours
Trek- Khuspang to Shaicho or Khobursty to Bardumal – 7- 8 hours
Trek- Shaicho to Hushe or Bardumall to Askoli 4- 8 hours
Travel- Hushe/ Askoli to Skardu – 5-7 hours
Fly to Islamabad- Hotel Stay - Travel to Islamabad in case of no flights
Reserved day in case of flight cancelation
Drop at Islamabad international airport for departure- No hotel stay
Fees and Permit
One time Trekking Permit Fees - CKNP Fees - All Camping and Bridges Fees
Pick and Drop at Islamabad & Skardu Airports – Two way Domestic Flight ticket- Islamabad Skardu route - In case of flight cancelation- Private booked Road Transport on Islamabad Skardu route- Private booked Road Transport- from Skardu to Askoli and Askoli / Hushe to Skardu- Members and Luggage
One night stay in Islamabad upon intl. arrival and 2 nights stay upon return from Skardu
Two night’s hotel stay at Skardu upon arrival and one night upon return from the trek
One night hotel stays at KKH in case of road traveling
Note: All accommodation is offered on double occupancy basis. Single supplements will be charged accordingly. Hotel rooms come with only breakfast and WiFi, No mini bar services at hotels.
Food & Beverage
In Islamabad, bed and breakfast come together. Generally, we offer all lunches and dinners in our full board package, however, since there are lots of cuisine choices in the capital, we better feel facilitate our guests, and leave them free where they want to go and eat. Other than Islamabad, our package covers all breakfast, lunch and dinners accordingly.
Food on Trek
All meals will be prepared and served by our staff as per the availability and storage with a true quality and hygiene standard. Our meals menu would be combination of Pakistani, continental and Chinese cuisines. Just to mention some ingredients are Rice, Chicken, Pasta, nodules, tan foods, Flour s and variety of daals (Lentil).
We provide soft drinks and mineral water at all hotels and restaurants while doing lunch and dinner. During trek only boiled water will be provided. Don’t forget to fill-up your water bottles in the morning and evening.
Mess Tent - Kitchen Tent- Dome Tents during trek- Twin/ 3 Sharing -. Tents always come with mattress, All Kitchen Utensil and Cracory- Table and Chairs.
Human Resources/ Crews
Porters for all food, equipment and logistic material (each porter carries 25KGs).
Personal Luggage during trek- (12 KGs)- Porters Sirdar - Guide - Cook - Guide, Porters and staff insurance as per the govt rule.
Services Not Included
Personal insurance, healthcare, helicopter rescue deposit for emergencies
All Personal phone calls and internet including satellite phones
Any Laundry service, drinks and food other than mentioned above-
Hotel rooms beyond itinerary and mentioned above
In case of group splitting and any member skip the team and return before the end of the trip for any reason, he/she will be responsible for all the expanses travelling out of the group
Gratitude/tips to anyone anywhere not included
Book your trip early as much as possible via email, at least 45 days before the date of the trip
Write an email by mentioning trip code& title and ask us for trip registration form.
We will send you complete form and detail. Fill up the form and send us back- Booking Registration Done!
Booking is considered confirmed once we received advance payment
Advance Payment 500/- USD per person
Payment Mode- Bank Transfer/ Western Union/ Money Gram/ Cash
The rest of the payment will collect upon arrival either at Islamabad or Skardu
Trip cancelation can be done only through email.
Advance payment is non refundable unless in visa rejection. The expenses already will have occurred in ground arrangements such as purchasing domestic flight tickets and trekking permit
In case of visa rejection, please write us within 60 hours of your visa rejection with complete proof and detail. In this case we can do full refund if not occurred the expenses otherwise the only remaining balance will be refunded
No refund at all if the trip is canceled before 10 days of the trip