Tirich mir base camp trek

  Tirich mir base camp trek


Duration
15 days

Tour Type
Trek

Overview

The name "Tirich Mir" is derived from the Persian words "Tirich" meaning "arrow" and "Mir" meaning "king" or "chief," which describes the majestic prominence of the peak. Tirich Mir base camp is located at an altitude of approximately 3,500 meters from sea level in the Hindu Kush Mountain Ranges. This trek begins in the picturesque town of Chitral, nestled in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Chitral serves as the gateway to the Tirich Mir massif, which is home to Tirich Mir, the highest peak in the Hindu Kush range and stands at an impressive elevation of 7,708 meters above sea level. It dominates the surrounding landscape, with its snow-capped summit visible from miles around. The first recorded attempt to climb Tirich Mir was made in 1950 by a Norwegian expedition led by Arne Naess. However, they were unsuccessful in reaching the summit but the first successful ascent was made in 1950 by a British expedition led by Dr. Oscar Eckenstein and Colonel J. O. M. Roberts. In addition to Tirich Mir, the surrounding area is dotted with numerous other impressive peaks, including Noshaq which is located in Afghanistan and is the second-highest peak in the Hindu Kush range, and Saraghrar which is situated near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. The Tirich Mir Base Camp trek offers adventurers the opportunity to explore this remote and rugged region, immersing themselves in its natural beauty and rich mountaineering history.

Services

Include

1. Flight from Islamabad to Chitral and Chitral to Islamabad.
2. Transport from Chitral to Zani pass and Chitral to Kalash and back to Chitral.
3. Pick and drop from the airport to the Hotel and vice versa.
4. 2 nights stay at 3*/4* Hotel in Islamabad (bed & breakfast).
5. 2 nights stay in Chitral in the best Hotel (B/L/D).
6. 2-night stay at Base camp surrounded by the highest peaks of the Hindu Kush range
7. Welcome Dinner will be served restaurant in Islamabad.
8. Twin sharing beds at hotel stay and twin sharing tents at basecamp stay.
9. Payment of all Government taxes in Pakistan.
10. All necessary Documentation.
11. 3 meals a day along with comfortable accommodation in the hotel.
12. Medical and first aid kit.
13. Professional tour guide.
14. Taxes and fees required for necessary tools.
15. Farewell dinner.

Exclude

1. Airfare for international flights.
2. individual services of rooms. Extra charges may apply.
3. Minibars will not be provided while staying in hotels or while travelling.
4. Distinct Items for an individual which we provide collectively like rooms provided for two members. Extra charges may apply.
5. Personal equipment cargo to/from Islamabad
6. Pakistan visa fee
7. Meals in Islamabad other than breakfast.
8. Insurance if trip cancellation.
9. All costs arising from the necessity of an early conclusion or summit attempt (additional hotel nights, hotel meals, and evacuation expenses).
10. Costs resulting from unforeseeable delays beyond our company’s control (Force majeure).
11. Phone, fax, email or any personal communication from Pakistan to the home country.

Full Board Service


Itinerary

After the member arrives in Islamabad from their places, they will be picked up from the airport by our team and will be transferred to the hotel and allowed to rest and prepare for further travel on the next day
In the morning flight from Islamabad to Chitral, we will leave. From the flight, we will reach Chitral 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 Chitral the next day if case of travel by road. Our itinerary will be one day ahead of this case.
On day 3 we will drive by jeep to Zani Pass which is located at a height of 3480m from the sea level. From Zani Pass, we will have scenic views of the peaks of Hindukush and Hindu Raj.
Sheniak is located at 3540m high from the sea level. We will trek for about 5 to 6 hours to Sheniak through the river of Terich along the willow trees and summer pasture. We will spend our night at Sheniak in camps.
We will continue our trek to Shughur Baisun which is 4038 m high, through the lower Tirich glacier. Overall it will be a 5 to 6 hours Trek. And camping at Shughur Baisun for the night.
Tirich Mir Base camp also stands as the Base camp for Noshaq and Istor o Nal peaks. On this day we will trek beside the upper Tirich glacier to the Base Camp at a height of 4700m. We will have a great view of Concordia and the surrounding peaks. Overall, 6 to 7 hours trek.
day 7 is the Rest
From day 8 onward, our descent starts. This day, we will trek back to Shughur Baisun which takes about 4 to 5 hours to reach.
Sheniak is a forest in which tall trees of birch and willow are shrouded in a canopy. We will trek for about 4 to 5 hours to Sheniak.
This day is also going to be a long trekking day. Shagrom is at distance of about 4 to 5 hours walk from Sheniak. By reaching Shagrom we will accommodate here for the night either in camps or the homes of Local population.
On day 11, we will drive back to Chitral for about 5 5-hour drive in Jeep. Our stay in Chitral will be in the Hotel.
On this day we will make a visit to Kalash Valley which is also known as the Alexender’s lost tribe. It is a 2-hour drive from Chitral. In the afternoon we will return to Chitral and stay in the hotel for another night.
On day 13, we will be reaching Swat from Chitral. Swat is located at a distance of 254 km from Chitral.
From Swat, we will drive back to Islamabad, through Motorway. It is a 2 2-hour drive. You will be dropped off at the Hotel in Islamabad and you can rest for the rest of the day or you can go Shopping or sightseeing in Islamabad.
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
Tirich mir base camp trek
Languages Support
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