Mountaineering in Pakistan
With five of the above 8000 meters peaks in the world, Pakistan has been the focus of some of the most outstanding achievements in the world of mountaineering. For many decades the dauntless icy and rocky mountains have posed as challenge to those who dare. There are more than 100 peaks in Pakistan open for mountaineering today.
Each year 40-50 mountaineering expeditions get permits to climb this greatest concentration of lofty peaks on earth. Here, five gigantic mountains, K2, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat, tower above 8000 meters, with 108 peaks higher than 7000 meters. Through the ages these majestic and awesome mountains have lured nature lovers and adventurous mountaineers. There are still peaks above 6000 meters, many of which have remained unnamed and unclimbed. If you too can rise to the challenge then the treks in the sublime sanctuary of the nature await you.
Come into the frozen world of the world’s highest peaks, land of the gigantic 8000ers. This is the paradise that is whispered around the world with a sense of the wonder and awe, for its offers the world of those giants that cross eight thousand meters.
Nowhere else in the world can you gaze upon these giants in the sky, except in Karakorams, the Himalaya and Hindukush. Happily, there is always a peak for every kind of climber, from the amateur to the top professional. These snow covered mountains lure people from all over the world to try their hand at climbing in this land of mists and glaciers.
So listen to the call from the mountain gods and contact Hunza Adventure Tours for your expedition plans now!
Climbing permits to scale a mountain are issued in all seasons by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Pakistan in Islamabad. Certain official documents are required to seek permission for climbing peaks. Below 6000 meters peaks do not require liaison officer for expedition. Fees or royalties depend upon the altitude of the peak.
Hunza Adventure Tours offers all inclusive logistic support services to mountaineering expeditions up to base camps.