Urtum Peak 5960m Trekking Expedition
Urtum Peak is a 5,960-meter (19,550-foot) mountain located in the Karakoram Range, part of the Himalayan mountain system in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northwestern Pakistan. Urtum Peak is a famous trekking and mountaineering destination, offering stunning views of the mountains and glaciers.
Urtum Peak is located in the Karakoram Range, part of the Himalayan mountain system in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northwestern Pakistan. The peak is situated in the eastern part of the Karakoram Range, approximately 100 kilometres (62 miles) north of Skardu, the capital of Gilgit-Baltistan. The Urtum Valley, the starting point for most climbing expeditions, is accessible via a jeep track from Skardu.
The weather on Urtum Peak varies depending on the season. The weather is typically mild and sunny in the summer, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius. However, the weather can change quickly, and preparing for rain, snow, and high winds is essential. In the winter, the weather on Urtum Peak is significantly colder, with temperatures dropping to as low as -30 degrees Celsius. The weather is also more unpredictable, and snowstorms are common.
- Arrival in Islamabad.
- Briefing in Islamabad.
- Fly to Gilgit (Flight is subject to weather).
- In case of cancellation of flight, drive (10-12 hrs) by coach to Chilas (480 km) on Karakoram Highway.
- Drive to Karimabad.
- Trek to the Base Camp.
- 30 days for acclimatization and climbing.
- Trek back to Karimabad.
- Drive by coach back to Chilas.
- Morning drive to Islamabad; it will take 10 to 12 hours.
- Debriefing in Islamabad.
- Transfer to the airport for your flight home.