Nanga Parbat Climbing

40 Days

Conquering Nanga Parbat: A Thrilling Tale of Mountain Climbing


Nanga Parbat, also known as the “Killer Mountain,” is a formidable peak located in the Western Himalayas. This majestic mountain stands tall at 8,126 meters (26,660 feet) above sea level, making it the ninth highest peak in the world. Climbing Nanga Parbat is not for the faint-hearted; it’s a challenging and perilous adventure that beckons the bravest mountaineers.

The History of Nanga Parbat Climbing

Nanga Parbat has a rich history of climbing expeditions, dating back to the late 19th century. The mountain gained prominence when it was first surveyed by European explorers in the 1850s. However, it wasn’t until the early 20th century that serious attempts to conquer the peak were made.

  1. The First AttemptThe first recorded attempt to climb Nanga Parbat was made in 1895 by the British climber Albert F. Mummery. Unfortunately, this expedition ended in tragedy, as Mummery and two Gurkha companions disappeared during their ascent.
  2. Hermann Buhl’s TriumphOne of the most legendary ascents of Nanga Parbat was achieved by Austrian climber Hermann Buhl in 1953. He became the first person to reach the summit, a feat accomplished solo and without supplemental oxygen. Buhl’s daring climb is still celebrated in the mountaineering world.

The Challenges of Climbing Nanga Parbat

Climbing Nanga Parbat presents a multitude of challenges that test the physical and mental limits of even the most seasoned climbers.

  1. Harsh Weather ConditionsThe Western Himalayas are notorious for extreme weather, and Nanga Parbat is no exception. Climbers face blizzards, high winds, and sub-zero temperatures, making it essential to choose the right time for the ascent.
  2. Avalanche RiskNanga Parbat is prone to avalanches, making the ascent even riskier. Climbers must be vigilant and assess the avalanche risk regularly during their journey.
  3. Technical DifficultyThe mountain’s steep and rocky terrain demands advanced mountaineering skills. Climbers must navigate icefalls, crevasses, and challenging rock sections.

The Allure of Nanga Parbat

Despite its challenges, Nanga Parbat continues to attract adventurers from around the world. What is it that makes this peak so alluring?

  1. Pristine WildernessNanga Parbat is situated in a remote region of Pakistan, offering climbers a chance to immerse themselves in untouched wilderness. The journey to the base camp alone is an adventure through stunning landscapes.
  2. A Mountaineering IconFor climbers, conquering Nanga Parbat is a badge of honor. It’s a symbol of courage and determination, drawing those who seek to test their limits.
  3. Spectacular ViewsFrom the summit of Nanga Parbat, climbers are rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including the nearby Karakoram Range.

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Duration: 45 days Altitude: 8125M
Range: Himalaya Camp nights:  35-40
Hotels nights: 4-6  
Grade: Strenuous Trek Climbing  Period: June, July, August


Day 1 :

Arrival at Islamabad International Airport
All clients will be picked up by World Adventure Tours representative on arrival at Islamabad International Airport and taken to the group hotel. Land Only package services begin with this transfer to the group hotel. The majority of international flights arrive in the early morning and you may want to rest before lunch.
Depending on time availability, there may be an option to do some sightseeing in Islamabad, a city purpose-built in 1961 as the new capital of Pakistan. Alternatively, we could visit the Twin City of Rawalpindi a town from the days of the British Raj. The two cities are very different in character; the older settlement is rather sprawling with enormous and complicated bazaars where you can easily get fascinatingly lost. Islamabad, by contrast, is much more open, a modern city with many parks and wide streets arranged on a grid system. There is not always the opportunity to include a sightseeing tour and, if there is, it is optional and there will be a charge payable locally.
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Today we will have a 12-15 hours transfer to Chilas in Gilgit-Baltistan
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today we shall have a transfer to our final destination the Kachel village.
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today is the first hiking day of the Trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp.
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5 to Day 35 acclimatization and Climbing Days
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 6 :
Day 36

Day 36 to Day 38: Back to Islamabad
Day 39: Rest Day in Islamabad
Day 40:
Departure from Islamabad. Airport transfer from the hotel.
Our land package for Nanga Parbat Trek ends only with breakfast and a transfer to the airport.
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


What is Included

  • • Government licensed professional guide/leader (pre-requisite for K2 Base Camp Trek)
  • • Airport transfers on first and last day from/to Benazir International Airport, Islamabad
  • • All domestic flights and transfers (according to itinerary)
  • • All road transport in Pakistan (according to the itinerary above)
  • • All accommodation in Pakistan (hotels and camps) according to the itinerary
  • • All meals in Pakistan during the trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner ) while only breakfast in Islamabad.
  • • All trekking requirements on the ground (including cook, support staff, porters, gears (excluding personal), etc
  • • Government trekking permit fees/paper work for k2 and CKNP cleaning Fee

What is not Included

  • • Travel insurance
  • • Visa to Pakistan (Letter of Invitation and other supporting documents will be offered by us for visa application)
  • • International flights
  • • Tips for guides, porters, staff, etc
  • • Miscellaneous (drinks, telephone calls, laundry, etc at hotels)
  • • Souvenir

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Nanga Parbat Climbing
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  • 8125M
  • Bus, Coach and Jeeps
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • June, July and August
  • Climb 9th highest peak( very Hard)
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