Broad Peak (K3) (8047-M)

Broad Peak (K3), is the 12th highest mountain on Earth. The name of Broad Peak introduced by W.M.Convey a British explorer during his expedition in 1892. In Balti language name of Broad Peak is (Phalchan Gangri ),because of its breadth at the top. It’s part of the Gasherbrum massif in Baltistan on the border of Pakistan and China.
The route starts climbing through a rock gully to Camp I (6000m) then by passing a large snow face we reach Camp-II at around 6500m.
A final camp is placed at 7200m from where summit can bid.
Fix ropes protect the steeper sections of the route, which are commonly lower on the climb. It was first climbed by an Austrian group in 1957, which included Kurt Diemberger and Herman Buhl.


Name of Peak: Broad Peak/ FalchAn Gangri, K-3 Elevation: 8047-M (26,414 ft)
Ranked:       12th 4th  in Pakistan Location: Karakoram-Baltoro Skardu
Best Period: 15 June – 08 August Base Camp height 4880-M
Latitude         35° - 48 N Longitude: 76° - 33 E
Duration: 50 days First Ascent July  1954  


Day Program Time Hight Over Night 
1 Welcome to Pakistan (Islamabad)   500-M Hotel
2 Flight to Skardu Subject to weather Drive to Chilas  11-12hrs    1200-M Hotel
3 Drive from Chilas to Skardu 8-9hrs 2450-M Hotel
4 Skardu Rest day     Hotel
5 Drive Skardu to Askoli 5-6hrs 3050m Camp
6 Trek Askoli to Jhola 5-6hrs 3200m Camp
7 Trek Jhola to  Paju 6-7 hrs 3400m Camp


Paju Rest day     Camp
9 Trek  Paju to Urdukas . 7-8 hrs 3800-M Camp
10  Trek Urdukas to Goro II s 4-5hr 4300-M Camp
11 Trek Goro II to Broad peak B.C   4800-M Camp
12-42 Climbing period 30 days     Camp
43 Trek down Broad peak B.C to Goro I   4250-M Camp
44 Trek Goro I to Paju   4300-M Camp
45 Trek Paju II Askoli   3050-M Camp
46 Drive Askoli to Skardu   2450-M Hotel
47 Flight to Islamabad  Subject to weather Drive to Chilas 8-9hrs   Hotel
48  Drive Chilas to Islamabad 12-13hrs   Hotel
49 Sightseeing in Islamabad     Hotel
50 Onward to your destination