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Drifika Peak (6447-M) Expedition

The peak was first climbed by the Japanese expedition team led by Akiya Ishimura in 1978.The peak is located in the beautiful Charakusa valley Karakoram range of  Pakistan and the Valley which offer  many small peaks and rock climbs.

The peak is challenging even for experienced climbers, the base camp area is amazingly beautiful with grassy ground and snowy peaks of surrounding. There are many smaller peaks to be used for acclimatization, which are very close to base camp of Drifika.

The Nangma valley houses some of the finest sheer rock towers standing shoulder to shoulder including the Amin Brack (5584m) and Great Tower (5800m), Brakk Zang, Sotulpa Peak (4800m), Drifika, (6000m) pyramid of snow and ice.     


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 Hushe Village. Camping  
05 Trek to Saicho. Camping  
06 Trek to Drifika base camp. Camping  
07 / 26
Reserve for climbing Camping  
27 Trek back to Hushe village. Camping  
28 Drive back to Skardu Hotel  
29 Drive to Chilas 8-9hrs Hotel  
30 Drive to Islamabad 11-12hrs Hotel  
31 Morning farewell meeting with Alpine Club, afternoon sightseeing Hotel  
32 Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight    

Dates & Prices

Dates & Prices

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June - August 42 Days ISB-ISB 05-07-12 Climbers Depends on group Size
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Services included in the Package

•    Climbing permit process.
•    Royalty of the Peak.
•    Additional royalty fee per additional member above 7Pax.
•    Environmental Fee
•    Liaison officer/Guide daily wages and insurance
•    Liaison officer /Guide equipment
•    Staff: Guide, cook, assistant cook and kitchen Boy
•    Cooking Equipment Complete brand new kitchen utensils (crockery)
•    Camping Food: During trekking and at base camp.
•     Porters: Required porters their wages, food, equipment, transport, and insurance.
•    Accommodation with B/L/D(except in Islamabad)
•    Transportation Islamabad to Islamabad
•    Camping Equipment such as sleeping tent, mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, mattress, chairs, tables table lamps etc
•    Member's personal baggage 75KGs per person way up to base camp and 50KGs per person way back after Expedition.
•    Arrange welfare meeting with Alpine Club
•    Cargo equipment storege.Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
•    International flights tickets re-confirmation
•    Fess: (Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)