Where to stay in Islamabad
K2international provide safe & secure Guest houses and hotels in Islamabad; we believe that guest houses are more secure and located in residential areas also in low profile. Our valued clients enjoy staying in guesthouses,
Approximately, it takes more than two months to obtain climbing permit for each expedition. K2international obtain climbing permits for all expeditions and we will send you required documents upon your interest peak with k2international
Liaison Officer (LO)
Broad peak I s located in Restricted zone and Army LO required expedition to Broad peak Our local guide and porter Sirdar will be with expedition to arrange porters, transport and other required logistics.
Royalty fees Last from couple years Ministry of Tourism Government of Pakistan is offering 50% of Royalty fees for all peaks all expeditions have to pay 50% royalty fees in advance.
||Height of Mountain
40% Discounted Fee for the Year 2011 (US$)
Full Team of 7 members
Each Additional Member
K-2 (8611 – M)
8001 – 8500 – M
7501 – 8000 – M
7001 – 7500 - M
6501 - 7000 - M
Every mountaineering party irrespective of its size shall contribute 200U$ or equivalent in Pakistani currency for environment protection fund with Ministry of Tourism. We have included 200U$ in k2international given cost
Mountaineering parties shall also deposit refundable amount of 1000U$ or equivalent in Pakistani currency in the authorized National bank inPakistan on account Ministry of tourism. The amount would be subject to forfeiture in full or in part thereof in case of expedition or any of its member’s causes damage to environment. K2international could provide you 1000U$ Guarantee letter but incase of pollution made by expedition the leader has to pay above amount to Ministry of Tourism.
A party shall be equipped with reasonable communication means such as walkie talkie, radio, transistor set, and a high powered transmitter for communication from mountains with district headquarters (optional frequencies allotted are 5201 KHZ, 6996-KHZ, 10282-KHZ, 15951-KHZ and 16411, KHZ.
Custom clearing agent and store equipment
If you would like to send climbing equipment by cargo then k2international can assist to get your sent equipment from Islamabad airport and will store in k2international office. In skardu Islamabad
The Fee of custom clearing agent is not included in given price, the agent charges depend on the total weight and value of equipment. The equipment should be sent 2 weeks advance.
Coleman/primus gas (butane/propane gas)
We have 250gram Coleman, primus (butane, propane gas) and each cartridge costs 8 Euros, if you may need Gas cartridges please write us in advance.
Passport and visa
All participants must be in possession of a valid passport and obtain a Pakistani visa. We also help trekking/expeditions members with visa invitation letter (if required by the group)
Passport Size personal Photos
Clients are requested to bring 4 Passport size Photos, we attached clients photos with trekking permit documents.
Low altitude porters
In our given package required low altitude porters are included, each porter carry 25 KGS from first day trekking to any base camp and back. Low altitude porter’s wages, food, fuel, equipment and their insurance is included.
K2international sleeping tents, for 2 persons, we provide mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, tables and chairs etc
K2international provides complete kitchen utensils i.e. tea mugs, plates, spoons, forks, table knifes, sweet bowels, soup bowels, washing bowels, pressure cooker, cooking pots and other required items.
As per itinerary k2international provide non insured luxury transport, picks & drops and transfers etc.
First Aid kit
Clients are requested to bring their own first aid kit or you may buy first aid kit in Islamabad from best drug stores.
Askari Aviation is private organization who provides helicopters to rescue trekkers and mountaineers in North Mountains. Each expedition/trekking party has to deposit 8000U$ in advance to reserve helicopter. Please visit www.askariaviation.com for more information about rescue. This is optional facility if clients would like to ensure their rescue facility then you may deposit 8000 U$ in advance with Askari Aviation.
Fresh food for expeditions
Each week our branch offices send fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, live goat or yak to each base camp.
K2international provide seasonal fresh fruits i.e. mangoes, apples or melons in base camps
Camp food Menu
Porridge, Quaker Oats, Corn Flex, Marmalade, Apple Jam, Mango Jam, Mix Fruit Jam, Honey, Coffee, Black, Green, Milk Tea, Paratha, Local thick Bread, Chappti, Eggs, apricot porridge.
Tuna, Cheese, Sardine, Corn Beef, Hunter Beef, Fruit Cocktail, Peaches, Pears, Mango Slice, pine Apple, Candies Drinking Chocolate, Magi Noodles, Mix Fruits, Tang, Oval Tine, Peanut Butter, Biscuit Cream, Biscuit Sweet, Crackles Biscuit, Tikki Biscuit, Pakoda, Samosa, Chips, Green, Black Tea, Dry Fruits, seasonal fresh fruits.
Mutton curry, Beef curry, Chicken curry, , Mutton Kabab, Hunter Beef, different Fresh vegetables, Three kinds of Dal, Plain Rice, Mutton Rice, Beryani, Spaghetti, Macaroni, Pasta Macaroni, Chinese Noodles, Green Peas, Baked Beans, Sausages, Tomato Ketchup, Mayonnaise, Vegetable soups, Chicken Soups, Green, Black Tea, Custard, Jelly, Kheer Mix, Pudding Mix, Green Salad, Russian Slade, Chappti, Fresh Fruit.
Note- k2international team will provide you above mentioned food while in camps. Professional cook is making daily menu from above mentioned food list and inform tour leader. K2international assure you to provide quality food with professional clean kitchen staff.
Local dishes can be providing according to choice or taste of our valued clients.
Ii) - Each morning kitchen staff will give you wake up call with cup of tea and hot water for washing.
Iii) - Regularly you will get boiled water for drinking and your water bottles will be filled each evening.
Services included in given price
Climbing permit fee 5400U$
Environmental tax 200U$
Liaison Officer (LO)
kite and payment
Member’s personal baggage50 KGs per person
Issuing pollution guarantee letter to Ministry of Tourism (duly singed by expedition leader)
Islamabad:Margala hotel or guest house, Naran. PTDC Chilas Shangrila skardu ptdc Motel and one night in shigar fort we Give one night in shigar fort
Transport: Air-condition mini bus from Islamabad to Chilas, and to skardu and shigar back to Islamabad, pick and drop from airport to hotel, airport, sightseeing in Islamabad
Jeeps 4x4 Jeeps from (shigar Askole and back to skardu )
Camping Food: Full board camp food trek and base camp
Porters: Askole baltoro broad peak base camp and bake to Askole
Porters, wages, food, equipment, transport, and their insurance
Staff: Guide, cook, assistant cooks Wages, camp food, transport and their insurance
Camping Equipment: sleeping tow men tent at B.C, mess tent, store tent,
kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, chairs, lamps etc
Kitchen utensils: Complete brand new kitchen utensils (crockery)
General Services: Arrange welfare meeting with ministry of tourism skardu
Cargo equipment store in k2international office
Assist to deposit royalty fee and obtain climbing permit
Assist to deposit pollution fee in ministry of tourism
Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
Fess: (Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)
International flights tickets re-confirmation
Services not included in given price
International air line tickets
If need extra low altitude porters 90 Euros per porter
Helicopter charges 10,000 U$ in case of use for rescue
Airport taxes, cargo and custom clearance fee
No any services or equipment above base camp
Transfers to and from airports for participants making individual air arrangements
Optional excursions or deviations from the scheduled tour
All personal expenses such as telephone, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks tips for staff porter and drivers,
Separation from base camp to Islamabad before the team