Kolpin peak Expedition

  Kolpin peak Expedition


Duration
30 days

Tour Type
Expedition

Overview

Kolpin Peak is Located in the Karakoram Mountain Ranges in the Region of Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan at an impressive height of 6002 m above sea level. It is Located in the Nangma Valley and is near Drifika Peak. The name Kolpin Peak was given to this peak when it was discovered in 2018 by a Korean Team called “Kolpin” travelling with a Local expedition team named “Summit Karakoram”. Due to the late discovery of this peak, many details of the peak are not available on the internet however we can consult different companies who are offering Kolpin Peak Summit such as Mountain Tigers Treks and Tours. The Valley in which Kolpin Peak is Located, that is; Nangma Valley is home to many peaks ranging from heights of 5000 m to 6000 m. Some peaks include K-6, Ibrahim Brak, Fata Brak, Changi Tower, Brak Zang etc. This valley is famous as the local Sherpas of different tourism companies are trained here. This place is also seen as one of the best places for rock climbing and ice climbing.

Services

Base camp services

1. Flight from Islamabad to Skardu and Skardu to Islamabad.
2. Drive by Jeep Skardu to Kanday and return from Kanday to Skardu.
3. Porters/ Mule to carry luggage up to 60 Kg where the jeep cannot reach.
4. Pick and drop from the airport to the Hotel and vice versa.
5. 2 nights stay at 3*/4* Hotel in Islamabad (bed & breakfast).
6. Welcome Dinner will be served restaurant in Islamabad.
7. Royalty and permit from the Pakistan Government for the expedition.
8. Map for Trekking and climbing.
9. 3 meals a day along with comfortable accommodation in a hotel/ lodge/ tents.
10. At Base Camp a mattress and pillow per individual, a dining tent, a kitchen tent, a communication tent, a Toilet, a staff tent, a tent for Pakistani base camp staff, store tents, tables and chairs and all necessary cooking gear.
11. Experienced and well-trained Cook & Kitchen Helpers.
12. Twin sharing tent for members.
13. Heating system in the dining tent and other necessary tents.
14. Solar panel/ electricity generator.
15. Medical and first aid kit.
16. Professional and experienced Tour guide.
17. Taxes and fees required for necessary tools.
18. Farewell dinner.

Exclude

1. Airfare for international flights.
2. Pakistan visa fee.
3. Sleeping bags, Oxygen masks and personal climbing equipment.
4. Minibars will not be provided while staying in hotels or while travelling.
5. Distinct Items for an individual which we provide collectively like rooms are provided for two members. Extra charges may apply.
6. Group climbing gear (rope, ice crew, snow bar, EPI gas, cooking pots and others)
7. Insurance policy for mountain climbing rescue and evacuation which is mandatory.
8. Lodging and meals and after base camp
9. Meals in Islamabad other than breakfast.
10. All costs arising from the necessity of an early conclusion or summit attempt (additional hotel nights, hotel meals, and evacuation expenses).
11. Costs resulting from unforeseeable delays beyond our company’s control (Force majeure).
12. Phone, fax, email or any personal communication from Pakistan to the home country.

Full Board Service

1. Flight from Islamabad to Skardu and Skardu to Islamabad.
2. Drive by Jeep Skardu to Kanday and return from Kanday to Skardu.
3. Pick and drop from the airport to the Hotel and vice versa.
4. Porters/ Mule to carry luggage up to 60 Kg where the jeep cannot reach.
5. 2 nights stay at 3*/4* Hotel in Islamabad (bed & breakfast).
6. Welcome Dinner will be served restaurant in Islamabad.
7. Payment of all Government taxes in Pakistan. Royalty and permit from the Pakistan Government for the expedition.
8. 3 meals a day along with comfortable accommodation in a hotel/ lodge/ tents.
9. Experienced and well-trained Cook & Kitchen Helpers.
10. Twin sharing tent for members.
11. At Base Camp a mattress and pillow per individual, a dining tent, a kitchen tent, a communication tent, a Toilet, a staff tent, a tent for Pakistani base camp staff, store tents, tables and chairs and all necessary cooking gear.
12. Heating system in the dining tent and other necessary tents.
13. Solar panel/ electricity generator.
14. 2 oxygen bottles of 4 litres initially and more on-demand with extra cost and Oxygen masks.
15. High camp services include High Altitude Tents, cooking EPI gas, cooking pot, all climbing and cooking crew, group climbing gears, and fixed and dynamic rope.
16. Satellite Phone for emergency communication available with appropriate charge.
17. Communication from base camp to mountain and vice versa through walkie-talkie.
18. Medical and first aid kit.
19. Farewell dinner


Itinerary

After the member arrives in Islamabad from their places, we will pick them up from the airport and will be transferred to the hotel and allow to rest and prepare for further travel on the next day.
In the morning flight from Islamabad to Skardu, we will leave and will reach Skardu by noon. In case of cancellation of a flight due to weather conditions or any other reason, we have arrangements to drive by road. We will reach Skardu in the next two days in case of travel by road. Our itinerary will be one day ahead of this case.
A day free in Skardu for documentation and other formalities. We may also visit some nearby places in Skardu for sightseeing after completing the formalities and we may have a glimpse of the beauty of Skardu.
Kanday is located at a height of 2900 m from the sea level. We will drive to Kanday from Skardu by Jeep. After travelling a few hours along the Indus River and Shyok River, we will camp at Kanday for the night.
day 05 is our first day to trek. We will start our trekking in the early morning from Kanday to Mingulu Broq which is located a few km away from Kanday at a height of 3450 m above sea level.
On this day, we will start our trek in the early morning through lush green fields, beautiful landscapes and calm streams aside towards Kolpin Peak Base Camp in Nangma Valley which is located at a height of 4200 m above sea level.
We will start climbing from this day and continue our climb for a period of 16 to 18 days acclimatizing at different camps. This specific time includes ascending Kolpinfi Peak as well as descending back to base camp. We have included contingency time as well in case of any weather issue or any other time-consuming occurrence. The team of Mountain Tiger Treks and Tours will be assisting throughout the expedition.
From this day, we will start descending from Nangma Valley Kolpin Peak Base camp. Starting early in the morning, we will trek back to Kanday from Kolpin Peak Base Camp. Night stay in camps at Kanday.
From Kanday our trekking ends and we will drive to Skardu by jeep. After reaching Skardu we will have the remaining day to rest in Hotel. At night we will have a farewell dinner and you can do the packing for the flight the very next morning.
The flight typically occurs in the morning. So, we will reach Islamabad by noon on this day. After reaching Islamabad, you are allowed to take a rest in the hotel.
In case of any flight cancellation due to weather issues or any other issue, we will reach Islamabad this day. Otherwise, we can utilize this day to explore Islamabad. We will be having a farewell dinner in Skardu or Islamabad as well.
All members are free to go to their places. Our staff will transfer you all to the airport.

Terms & Conditions

1. Early Bird Discount:

The given prices are the discount offers for holidays and are limited. These prices may be changed accordingly. The local services providers and airlines as well as hotels increase prices in the season. So early reservation cost us less price.


2. Limited Space in Peak Months:

The peak months of the year attract a great amount of national and international tourists and hence sold out earlier. We will have a maximum of 15 travellers in one group. Our registration is on a first come first serve basis.


3. Limited Flight Seats:

We use the deposit to book your domestic flight in advance because domestic flight seats for the Himalayas and the Karakoram sell out very quickly in the peak season. Another reason is that there are only two flights in a day.


4. Pay Balance after arrival in Pakistan:

You may have concerns regarding paying your final balance. According to our policy, we receive your final balance only once you arrive in Pakistan. Deposit is the only Payment before arriving in Pakistan.


5. Pay Minimum Deposit:

The advance payment for the holidays also incorporates early bird discounts and may change automatically based on the late deposit schedule. The same dates in the schedule will be applicable for the next season's deposit as well.


Advance Deposit for Pakistani Nationals:

The advance deposit for Pakistani Nationals is PKR 100,000 or 30 % of the total price whichever is greater. The deposit amount is nonrefundable.


Extra Stays at Base Camp:

•For Extra Stays at base camp, extra charges will be charged.
01-04 pax US $ 130/. Per person per day
04-06 pax US $ 100/. Per person per day
06-08 pax US $ 90/. Per person per day
• If Government of Pakistan demands for any fee or new condition ensuing extra, the same will be charged in addition to normal Package offer.


• Reservations and Advance Payments:
For the confirmation of your reservation, you have to pay your advance into our account 50 days before the arrival of the group/ client in Pakistan. The rest of amount will be received once you arrived in Pakistan.

• Mountain Tigers Treks and tours
reserves the right to deduct, in respect of hotel reservation, confirmation of airline ticket, documentation and other necessary works which are being done before the arrival of client.

• 25% of the total amount will be deducted in case of cancellation in less than 15 days before the arrival date. If cancellation is made in less than 30 days, 10% of the amount will be deducted as in shape of paper works. Mountain Tigers trek and tours reserves this right.

• Anyone deciding to abandon after arrival, or may want to leave the trip during the expedition or tour, due to health issue or any other issue, will not be eligible for any refund. The same policy is applicable in case of entire group. If the group abandons or completes the trip early than the itinerary. No money will be refunded.


Refund Policy for All Deposit:

The deposited amount is non-refundable once it is paid. Because this amount will be spent in making all the arrangements. This deposited amount is also nonrefundable in case of Pakistani clients.


• Balance: Only pay the balance on the first day after arrival in Pakistan according to the Payment guidelines which will be shared later.


• Currency: International clients have the option to pay in US Dollar (USD). Or they may also pay in Euros (EUR) or Pound Sterling (GBP). Pakistani clients have the option to pay the equivalent amount in Pakistani Rupees (PKR).


• Single Supplement: Separate rooms will cost extra charge of 290 USD. This includes all hotel nights.


For separate tents, it will cost the extra charge of 180 USD including additional porterage cost. Both the payments must be made with the balance upon arrival


LIABILITIES:

Mountain tiger treks and tour endeavors to ensure comfort and safety during tours. However, the company is not liable for injury, damage, death, loss, accidents, delays, public disturbances, or any other unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control.

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Max Guests
7
Min Age
18+
Tour Location
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