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Nanga Parbat Expedition (8125 Meters)

High Light: Nanga Parbat is much favored by most climbers, but it were the Germans, who gave it the name, Murder Mountain. The explorer, Albert Frederick Mummery, was the first to venture on this mountain. Daunting and wild, bearing the onslaught of gnawing wind and torrential rain during the monsoons, Nanga Parbat is full of the dangers of the unknown. The Sherpas, localities of the Himalayan region call Nanga Parbat, “the maneater” or the 'Mountain of the Devil'. No other peak has claimed lives with such sickening regularity and the list of tragedies is heart-wrenching. In the last century, roads have been built in the Karakoram range, but little else has changed in this region. Nanga Parbat has a height of 8126 meters/26,660 ft. It has three vast faces. The Rakhiot (Ra Kot) face is dominated by the north and south silver crags and silver plateau; the Diamir face is rocky in the beginning. It converts itself into ice fields around Nanga Parbat peak. The Rupal face is the highest mountaintop in the world. Nanga Parbat peak was discovered in the 19th century by Europeans. The Schlagintweit brothers, who hailed from Munich, Germany came in 1854 to Himalayas and drew a panoramic view which is the first known picture of Nanga Parbat. In 1857 one of them was murdered in Kashgar and this was the beginning of curse of Nanga Parbat.


Day01: Arrival in Pakistan

Welcome in Pakistan at Islamabad and transfer to hotel for rest.

Day02: Islamabad – Briefing

In the morning, we will visit Alpine club of Pakistan for a briefing session and for permit formalities. Afternoon free.

Day03: Islamabad - Chilas

We depart from Islamabad and arrive at Besham crossing the famous towns of Abbottabad and Mansehra. Later on ffollowing the upstream course of River Indus, we will make photo stops at Shatial rocks with ancient graffiti's on it. After a long day aboard, we arrive at Chilas and transfer to hotel for overnight

Day04: Drive to Bunar.2 to 3 hours trek, overnight in Camp

Day05: Trek to Hilala. 4 to 5 hours trek, overnight in camp.

Day06: Trek to Zangot. 4 to 5 hours trek, overnight in hotel.

Day07: Trek to Nanga Parbat (8126meters) base camp, overnight in camp

Day 08to45: Nanga Parbat climbing activities.

Day46: Trek to Hilala. 7 to 8 hours trek, overnight in camp

Day47: Trek to Bunar. 3 to 4 hours trek. Drive to Chilas, overnight in hotel.

Day48: Drive to Islamabad, overnight in hotel

Day49: After debriefing free time for packing (Hotel)

Day50: fly back to home

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