The Biafo-Hispar La Trek is a challenging and awe-inspiring trekking route in the Karakoram Range of Pakistan. It typically takes around 20-25 days to complete, covering a distance of approximately 100 miles (160 kilometers) and reaching an altitude of over 17,000 feet (5,182 meters) at its highest point. This trek offers stunning views of glaciers, high peaks, and remote landscapes. Please note that this itinerary is a rough guide, and actual conditions on the ground might require adjustments.

Day 1: Skardu

  • Arrive in Skardu, a major town in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
  • Rest, acclimatize, and explore the local market and nearby attractions.

Day 2: Skardu – Askole

  • Drive from Skardu to Askole, the last village accessible by vehicle.
  • Begin trekking from Askole towards Jhola.
  • Camp near the Jhola village.

Day 3-8: Trekking

  • Embark on the challenging trekking route through rocky terrain, river crossings, and breathtaking landscapes.
  • Pass through Paiju, Urdukas, Goro II, and Concordia.
  • Enjoy stunning views of Trango Towers, Masherbrum, and other peaks.
  • Camp at each designated site along the way.

Day 9: Concordia

  • Spend a day at Concordia, a unique meeting point of several glaciers and a base camp for mountaineers.
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of towering peaks including K2, Broad Peak, and Gasherbrum peaks.

Day 10-14: Trek to Hispar La

  • Resume trekking towards Hispar La Pass, which involves challenging ascents and descents.
  • Traverse across snow and ice fields.
  • Camp at Khani Basa, Yutmaru, and Dachigan.
  • Ascend towards Hispar La Base Camp.

Day 15-17: Crossing Hispar La Pass

  • Begin the crossing of the Hispar La Pass.
  • Experience the thrill of being on a high-altitude pass and soak in the panoramic views.
  • Descend into the Hispar Valley.
  • Camp at Momhil, Hispar Village, and Hundur.

Day 18-20: Trek to Karimabad (Hunza Valley)

  • Continue trekking through the picturesque Hispar Valley.
  • Reach Hispar Village and further trek to Hundur.
  • From Hundur, drive to Karimabad in the Hunza Valley.

Day 21: Karimabad

  • Rest day in Karimabad.
  • Explore the charming Hunza Valley, visit Baltit Fort, and experience the local culture.

Day 22: Drive to Gilgit

  • Drive from Karimabad to Gilgit.
  • Rest and explore Gilgit.

Day 23: Gilgit – Skardu

  • Drive back to Skardu.
  • Rest and enjoy the town.

Day 24-25: Return journey

  • Travel back to your departure city.

Please note that this itinerary is a general guideline and can vary based on weather conditions, group pace, and other factors. The Biafo-Hispar La Trek requires careful planning, experienced guides, proper equipment, and a good level of fitness. It’s important to acclimatize properly, respect local customs, and adhere to Leave No Trace principles to preserve the pristine environment.


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