Spantik Peak 7027-M was climbed in 1978 by Japan expedition Hashi to Harashi (Storm & Star) which was led by Nakamura. The Royal Alpine Club expedition of Japan, but other information is that this peak was first climbed in 1955 via the SE crest by a German expedition led by Karl Kramer. Spantik is a superb climbing opportunity for those wanting to further their mountaineering skills and altitude experience To join the expedition and to have a good chance of success, it is preferable that you have both technical mountaineering experience to 4000m in the Alps and trekking peak experience to 6000m in the Greater Ranges. Its base camp is within easy reach. Spantik lies in the Karakorum Range and you can can be reached in four days including one day for the jeep drive from Skardu. For about three days we will trek on and beside Chogolungma glacier.The height of base camp is 4100 meters. Spantik lies in between Nagar Valley (also known as Golden Peak) near Hunza and Arandu Valley in Baltistan. The normal South East route to Spantik 7027 meters is from Chogolungma Glacier in Arandu Valley of Baltistan. Among 7000's meters high peaks Spantik is the most beautiful and fascinating peak. Every year it's attract dozens of adventure lovers from all over the World, from which 80% of them successfully climb this beautiful mountain. As with many high mountains, weather and snow conditions, and climbers personal fitness and acclimatization will determine weather the summit is reached. Although not technically difficult. Spantik peak is a serious undertaking and requires extensive previous alpine or expedition experience.
DAY-01 ARRIVAL / ISLAMABAD
Arrival at Benazir International Aiport Islamabadand transfer to hotel.
DAY 02 ALPINE CLUB OF PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD
Briefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan Islamabad.. Overnight in Hotel.
DAY 03 ISLAMABAD / CHILAS
Departure for Chilas via Silk Rout, sight seeing all along the rout with the company of Indus river the longest river of Pakistan It flows from Tibet northwest across the Indian-controlled portion of Jammu and Kashmir, passing between the western extremity of the Himalayas and the northern extremity of the Hindu Kush mountain range; it then courses generally south through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Check in hotel. Overnight in Chilas.
DAY 04 CHILAS / SKARDU
Arrival in Skardu.
Total drive time from Islamabad to Skardu is 22-24 hours.
DAY 05 SKARDU
Final preparation for the expedition.
DAY 06 SKARDU -TO- ARANDU
A full day ride on a winding jeep trail to Arandu - The last inhabitance on our way to the Base Camp. Overnight in tents.
DAY 07 to 10 ARANDU -TO- BASE CAMP
Early morning first day of trek from the last inhabited village. Overnight in tents.
DAY 11 - 30 CLIMBING
Climbing start towards Summit. Length of Climbing period depends on weather, fitness, and experience of the climber.
DAY 31 - 32 TREKKING BACK TO ARANDU VILLAGE
After an early morning breakfast back to Arandu village.. Overnight in tents.
DAY 33 ARANDU -TO- SKARDU
Drive back to Skardu. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
DAY 34 SKARDU - ISLAMABAD
Fly back to Islamabad, if unable due to bad weather same day drive to Chilas Overnight in hotel.
DAY 35 CHILAS / ISLAMABAD
Welcome back to Islamabad. Evening sightseeing.
DAY 36 ISLAMABAD
De-briefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan & Transfer to Benazir International Aiport Islamabad for your onward destination.