The meaning of Gasherbrum is "Beautiful wall." This refers to the pale limestone walls on the great trapeze-shaped Gasherbrum IV Peak is 3,050m/10,000ft. There are six Gasherbrum Peaks in total located in the Karakorum Range. Gasherbrum glacier was discovered in 1889 by Captain Young's husband and his party. A strong Italian expedition led by Riccardo Cassin climbed Gasherbrum IV Peak 7925m/ 26,000ft through the north ridge in 1958 though they went through many climbing difficulties. It was the mountaineers like Walter Bonatti and Carlo Mauri, who successfully reached its top.





01 Arrival in Islamabad. Hotel
02 Islamabad – Skardu or Chilas if no flight. Hotel
03 Chilas – Skardu. Hotel
04 Skardu  (free day) Hotel
05 Skardu to Askoli (by jeep)  Camp
06 Trek to Jhola Camp
07 Trek to Paiyu Camp
08 Rest day at Paiyu Camp
09 Trek to Urdukas Camp
10 Trek to Goro Camp
11 Trek to Concordia Camp
12 Trek to Base camp Camp
13-48 Reserved for climbing activities Camp
49-56 Return to Askoli and drive to Skardu   Hotel
57 Drive to Chilas Hotel
58 Drive to Islamabad Hotel
59 Debriefing, Ministry of Tourism Hotel
60 Destination Flight. - - -
Gasherbrum-IV 7,925 M
Gasherbrum-IV 7,925 M
Gasherbrum IV 7952 M Karakoram Pakistan


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