Nanga Parbat Expedition

  Nanga Parbat Expedition


Duration
47 days

Tour Type
Expedition

Overview

Nanga Parbat, which is also known as the Killer Mountain, is the 9th-highest mountain in the world. It is located at a height of 8,126 meters above sea level in the Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan. It lies at the western end of the Himalayan Range, near the Indus River. The mountain holds significance in local mythology and is referred to as Nanga Parbat or Nanga Parvata, which means "Naked Mountain" in Sanskrit. The first successful ascent of Nanga Parbat occurred on July 3, 1953, led by Austrian climber Hermann Buhl. The route taken, known as the Kinshofer Route, is still one of the main routes to the summit. Several other routes also lead to the summit of Nanga Parbat, each presenting its own set of challenges. The Rupal Face, one of the highest mountain faces in the world, offers a demanding summit. The Diamir Face as well, is a popular route, and climbers often choose the Messner Route, named after the legendary Italian climber Reinhold Messner. The mountain is surrounded by glaciers, including the Rakhiot Glacier on the south and the Diamir Glacier on the northwest. Nanga Parbat has earned a fearsome reputation due to its challenging climbing conditions and high fatality rate. The mountain has been the site of numerous expeditions, both successful and tragic. It is named Killer Mountain after the tragedy that happened in the 1934 German-American expedition where all members died. The mountain's challenging conditions, avalanches, and extreme weather have contributed to a high fatality rate, earning it the nickname "Killer Mountain." Despite the risks, Nanga Parbat continues to attract climbers from all around the world, drawn by the attraction of conquering one of the most challenging peaks on the planet. The mountain's awe-inspiring beauty and its demanding nature make it a legendary and respected destination in the world of high-altitude mountaineering.

Services

Base camp services

1. Luxury transport by Prado or High Roof from Islamabad to Chilas and vice versa.
2. Drive by Jeep Bunar Das to Halala and return to Chilas.
3. Porters/ Mule to carry luggage 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. Payment of all Government taxes in Pakistan.
8. Royalty and permit from the Pakistan Government for the expedition.
9. Map for Trekking and climbing.
10. Porters carry up to 60 Kg of personal baggage.
11. 3 meals a day along with comfortable accommodation in a hotel/ lodge/ tents.
12. All Necessary equipment for Camping during the trek.
13. Experienced and well-trained Cook & Kitchen Helpers.
14. Separate Tents for each member.
15. 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.
16. Heating system in the dining tent and other necessary tents.
17. Solar panel/ electricity generator.
18. 1 Pakistani climbing guide for every member at high altitude.
19. 2 oxygen bottles of 4 litres initially and more on-demand with extra cost.
20. Oxygen masks.
21. 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.
22. High-speed internet wifi available at base camp.
23. Satellite Phone for emergency communication available with appropriate charge.
24. Communication from base camp to mountain and vice versa through walkie-talkie.
25. Satellite Phone/walkie-talkie permission.
26. Medical and first aid kit.
27. Certificates will be issued after climbing by the Pakistani Alpine Club.
28. Farewell dinner.

Exclude

1. Luxury transport by Prado or High Roof from Islamabad to Chilas and vice versa.
2. Drive by Jeep Bunar Das to Halala and return to Chilas.
3. Porters/ Mule to carry luggage 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. Porters carry up to 60 Kg of personal baggage.
10. 3 meals a day along with comfortable accommodation in a hotel/ lodge/ tents.
11. All Necessary Camping equipment.
12. 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.

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.
day 2 is free for the preparation of the long journey. Detailed briefing will be given from the Department of Tourism for the expedition. After the briefing, we will have a short sightseeing in Islamabad. We will explore some well-known places in Islamabad.
On the morning of day 3, our journey towards the north starts. We will drive to Chilas by luxury transport service via the Karakoram highway. We have the option of both a high roof and a Prado. Driving to Chilas will take 12 to 13 hours and we will be reaching Chilas overnight.
On this day, we will drive from Bunar Das to Halala Bridge by jeep. By reaching Halala, we will start trekking towards Kachal.
A long trekking day. On this day, we will start trekking from early in the morning towards Nanga Parbat Base Camp. By reaching Nanga Parbat Base Camp, we will acclimatize there and rest for the night.
We will start climbing from this day and continue our climb for at least 35 days. This specific time includes ascending Nanga Parbat 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.
After arriving back at the Nanga Parbat base camp, we will clean the base camp and spend a night again here and rest after the great success. A celebration of the success will be given.
On this day, we will close our acclimatization from the base camp and start trekking downwards to Diamoroi. After we reach Diamoroi, we will spend this night here.
From Diamoroi we will trek back to Halala. Instead of staying and camping at Halala, we will drive back to Chilas the same day without wasting time.
We will drive back from Chilas to Islamabad via the same route via Karakoram highway. We will reach Islamabad overnight and will be shifted to the hotel.
A free day for rest in Islamabad. We can also utilize this day for sightseeing in Islamabad or you can rest in a hotel after the tiring Journey. At night our final farewell dinner will be given.
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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Tour Information

Max Guests
7
Min Age
18+
Tour Location
Nanga Parbat Expedition
Languages Support
All

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