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Dumurdo Valley / Panmah Glacier

Only few tourists visit this side valley of the Baltoro, a fact which makes this trek appealing to lovers of mountain solitude. Moreover, in the valley of the Dumurdo River, mountains from which you get fantastic views can be reached relatively easily. As far as flora and fauna are concerned, this area is hard to beat. Here it is more likely than anywhere else to sight ibex and even bears and snow leopards. There are two options: you can either follow the Chokti glacier and thus get to the base of the over 7000-metre-high mountains of the Ogre and Latok group;

Or you can follow the Panmah glacier and possibly even the Nobande Sobande glacier, or the Drenmang glacier, where, however,  you have to be prepared to meet difficult conditions. There are also passes into other valleys but these are very rarely used. This trek recommends itself to visitors who enjoy walking off the beaten track and love being alone in the mountains.

Itinerary


Note: Itinerary (can be shortened or extended depending on time, weather and physical condition)

Days Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation  
01 Arrive Islamabad, afternoon welfare meeting with Alpine Club Hotel  
02 Drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12 hrs Hotel  
03 Drive to Skardu along with Indus River 8-9 hrs Hotel  
04 Drive to Askole 5-6 hrs Camping  
05 Trek to Korfong Camping  
06 Trek to Bohla/uper Jhola Camping  
07 Trek to panmah pasture Camping  
08 Trek to Morait Camping  
09 Trek to Lamidokpa Camping  
10 Trek to choktoi glacier Latok Group & Ogre Base Camp Camping  
11 Trek back to Lamidokpa Camping  
12 Trek back to Morait Biana Camping  
13 Trek back to Panmah passture Camping  
14 Trek back to Bohla-Uper Jhola Camping  
15 Trek Back to Askole Camping  
16 Drive back to Skardu Hotel  
17 Drive to Chilas 8-9hrs Hotel  
18 Drive to Islamabad 11-12hrs Hotel  
19 Morning farewell meeting with Alpine Club, afternoon sightseeing Hotel  
20 Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight    

Dates & Prices


Dates & Prices

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June - August 45 Days ISB-ISB 05-07-12 Climbers Depends on group Size
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Services


Services included in the Package

•    Trekking permit
•    Environmental Fee
•    Guide daily wages and insurance
•    Guide equipment
•    Cooking Staff
•    Cooking Equipment/ kitchen utensils
•     Required porters their insurance & equipment
•    Accommodation with B/L/D(except in Islamabad)
•    Transportation Islamabad to Islamabad
•    Camping Equipment
•    Arrange welfare meeting with Alpine Club
•    Cargo equipment store
•    Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
•    International flights tickets re-confirmation
•    Fess: (Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)