Laila Peak Expedition | A life long Experience
Laila is an Arabic word and mostly use for women’s names. It means “Beloved One”. Laila Peak has 6,096 meters in height. It is located in Hushe Valley. Laila Peak is one of the prettiest and worth seeing sights of the world. It is a fully snow-covered mountain. The super beautiful Laila Peak is located near the Gondogoro glacier. The Laila Peak’s distinctive spear-like shape sticking out in the sky, has attracted trekkers passing by.
Laila Peak got attention in 2005 when Fredrik Ericcson and Jorgen Aamot from Scandinavian countries, ski down this beautiful mountain. They saw during their ski Gasherbrum II in 2005. They did ski on Gasherbrum-II 8035m. But they could not make ski on Laila from the top. But they ski down from 200 meters below the summit on this beautiful mountain. After an unsuccessful ski trip, Fredrik and Jorgen went up to G-2.
A short Story of Laila Peak Expedition
They described its height as 6614m and said that Laila Peak is one of the most impressive mountains they have ever seen. A needle, it points straight up in the sky. Its northwest flank has a steepness of 45-50 degrees in more than 1500 vertical meters. Early in the morning, they start from base camp at 5000m.
They continued climbing up the slopes of Laila, and at sunrise, they saw the magnificent view of K2, Broad Peak, and Gasherbrum. They continue for eight hours, and now the terrain got steeper and steeper, only a thin layer of snow is covering the slopes.
One hundred fifty meters from the summit, they felt no way they could ski in these icy conditions and decided to turn around. It was more than 1500 meters vertical meters down to the bottom. The lower part of Laila Peak is cover with soft snow; the upper part is cover with a thin layer of ice; it is mixed ice climbing and rock climbing peak.
From the summit, one can see all Karakorum’s majors peaks, including K-2, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum peaks, and many others. Laila Peak is the most desirable tourism point for skiers and lovers of natural beauty. It’s a perfect place to enjoy sightseeing in a relaxing atmosphere with a cool breeze of air.
HIGHLIGHTS OF LAILA PEAK EXPEDITION
Laila Peak is situated in central Karakoram but is relatively easy to access from Hushe village via a Skardu road. Therefore, to get to Laila Peak, international travelers must first fly into Skardu. From here, trekking companies offer private jeeps large enough to carry passengers and an expedition and Trekking load. The drive from Skardu to Hushe takes approximately 8 hours. Once in Hushe, base camp can be reached in around two days, though it may be wise to take longer to acclimatize to the high altitude.
Due to its fantastic splendor and mountainous magnificence, Laila Peak is the most desirable tourism point for skiers and natural beauty lovers. It’s a perfect place to enjoy sightseeing in a relaxing atmosphere with a cool breeze of air. However, non-Pakistani citizens have to purchase a permit from the Ministry of Tourism to visit the Laila Peak, Hushe Valley.
The tickets’ charges are on per person which changes every year, and a licensed tour operator and guide is also required for the duration. However, once you visit for Trekking and Expedition on Laila peak, you will understand that all your money is well paid off.
Laila Peak Expedition in a Glance
The Laila Peak its distinctive spear-like shape sticking out in the sky has attracted trekkers passing by. Laila Peak expedition provides a unique Karakoram range trekking and Expedition experience. Laila Peak Expedition costs USD 2390 per person. Registrations are now open. Visit in Pakistan Treks, Tours & Expeditions is Pakistan’s leading mountain adventure company. Book Now! Laila Peak in Hushe Valley near Gondogoro Glacier is in Karakoram range and is 6,096 meters (20,000 ft) high. It has a distinctive spear-like shape.
Name of Peak Laila peak
Elevation 6096-M (20,000ft)
Location Hushe Valley Baltistan
Best Period June – September
Base Camp height 3550-M
Latitude 35° – 28 N
Longitude 76° – 24 E
Ideal Duration 30days
First Ascent 1980
Zone Type Permitted
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Arrival at Islamabad, meet and greet with our company representative, transfer to hotel, briefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan, Sightseeing in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Rawalpindi is a lively bustling city with crowded streets and colorful bazaars, through its lacks the grand monuments.
The bazaar should appeal to anyone with the desire to see the real Pakistan; Islamabad is a new Capital well-planned city of Pakistan is lush green at Potohar hills’ footsteps. We shall visit the Faisal mosque, Shakarpariyaan Gardens, with a visit of Lok versa and traditional Heritage; we make our lunch at a local restaurant, evening back to the hotel for dinner, and overnight.
Day-02 Islamabad-Chilas (480km)
Early in the morning, we make our breakfast in the hotel, proceed to Chilas (480km). En route, we will stop at Besham for lunch; Karakoram highway is most exciting and thrilling. It is a monument to the engineering feast and one of the most spectacular roads and the world’s best highest metalled border crossing. It connects Pakistan and China, stretching over 1300 km between Islamabad and Kashgar; the Karakoram highway was constructed jointly by the Chinese and Pakistani bin 1960s and finally constructed in 1976; it is an engineering wonder, but the cost of many lives. Dinner and overnight in Chilas.
Day-03 Chilas-Skardu. (2300m)
After breakfast in the hotel, we drive to Skardu (6-7 hrs) drive. En route, we make our lunch at Stak Nala; upon arrival, transfer to hotel, afternoon visit the local bazaar, evening back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day-04 Skardu. (2300m)
Final preparation day at Skardu, afternoon free to relax or visit the local market, explore Skardu and surroundings, and evening back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day-05 Skardu-Hushe (3048m)
After breakfast in the hotel, drive to Hushe Valley, (5-7hrs) drive to Hushe via Khaplu Valley; we will stop at Khaplu for lunch, after lunch some walk-in Khaplu bazaar, further go to Hushe, dinner, and overnight in Camp.
Day-06 Hushe-Saicho. (3330m)
Breakfast in Camp at Hushe, We start the trek towards Saicho, today we have smooth trek until Saicho, easy walk with the pleasant view of Masherbrum Peak (7821m) almost (4-5 hrs) we will reach Saicho campsite, afternoon free for exploration around campsite, dinner, and overnight in Camp.
Day-07 Saicho- Laila Peak BC(4.535m)
After breakfast at Saicho, we start our trek towards Laila BC.(4.535m), almost (5-6 hrs) trek until Laila Base Camp. We establish our Camp just close to Gondogoro Glacier, from here you can see Masherbrum Peak( 7821m) dinner and overnight in Camp.
Day-08- 22 Acclimatization & Climbing.
Fifteen days reserve for Acclimatization and climbing. The mountain can be climb in few days from an advanced base camp at (5.765m) on the east side of the Gondogoro Glacier, with approximately 1.500m ascent; climbing is mid-grade with an inclination of 55 degrees. The lower section of the climb is mixed giving way progressively more ice towards the summit.
Day-23 Laila BC-Saicho. (3330m)
Today we have an easy walk until Saicho (5-6hrs). On the way, we will do stop for lunch, further Trek to Saicho, afternoon free for relaxing, dinner, and overnight in Camp.
Day-24 Saicho-Machulo (2728m)
After breakfast in Camp at Saicho, trek to Hushe along the east bank of the river, an easy walk until Hushe,(4-5hrs). Visit Hushe village, meet local people and see the lifestyle and travel down to Machulo. Machulo is a Village of Hushe Valley at a 1 hour drive distance from Hushe. We will make a hot shower and channel walk in Machulo town. Later, dinner and overnight in Hotel.
Day-25 Machulo-Skardu. (2300m)
After breakfast, we drive by 4WD Jeeps to Skardu, via Saling, and Khaplu valley, Lunch stop at Goal, proceed to Skardu, Upon arrival transfer to hotel, dinner, and overnight in hotel.
- a) Fly to Islamabad. (flight is subject to weather), upon arrival, transfer to the hotel, visit Pakistan’s alpine club for debriefing, afternoon free for shopping, or just relaxing. Evening back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
- b) In case of cancellation of flight (7-8 hrs), drive to Chilas on Skardu road along the bank of Indus river. En route, we will make the lunch stop at Stak Nala, upon arrival transfer to hotel in Chilas.
Free day for shopping or sightseeing in Islamabad or drive from Chilas to Islamabad. (480km). almost 12-13 hrs) drive. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day-28. Fly Homeland.
Transfer to Islamabad International airport for homeland flight. End of services.
- Liaison with Ministry of Tourism in Islamabad for climbing permit process, providing the appointed Liaison officer’s measurements for his prescribed kit.
- Process of import/export permit from the ministry of tourism.
- Clearance of cargo before arrival of the team and its storage.
- Assistance upon arrival/departure.
- Official Briefing/Debriefing.
- Hotel accommodation in Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Chilas.
- All meals during trek and at B.C. as per itinerary.
- Porterage of 75 kg per person of expedition equipment and high altitude food etc. to the B.C. and 50 kg per person on return from B.C.
- Road transfers between airport/hotel and within the city as per itinerary.
- Sleeping tents, mattresses, mess, kitchen, and toilet tent with tables/field stools and camping ground fees.
- Kitchen equipment, crockery, cutlery, fuel, and related community gear.
- Wages and basic kit of guide, sirdar, cook, and assistant(s).
- Insurance of our field staff and low altitude porters (except helicopter rescue).
- Porterage at airports, hotels, toll taxes, and parking fees, etc.
- Mail handling/forwarding to B.C./overseas except for postage charges.
- Reconfirmation of air tickets.
- Hiring of HAPs, mail runner(s), and any other crew as per requirement. (Wages and kit to be arranged by the team).
Services not Included:
- International & domestic airfare, airport tax, excess baggage charges.
- High altitude porters/any crew above B.C.
- Helicopter emergency rescue fees (refundable if not use, it is now US$15000/-
- High altitude tents, sleeping bags, personal and climbing equipment of any kind beyond base camp, including high altitude food and oxygen.
- Medications, ground evacuations, and helicopter rescue charges of any kind.
- Room services, laundry, beverages, phone/communication bills, and items of personal nature.
- Insurance liability of member (s) and other under force majeure conditions.
- Climbing Permit, Pollution and Environmental fee, or any other payment required to be paid to Pakistan’s Government.
- Clearing agent charges.
- Members any climbing gears
- 4. Member personal insurance
- 5. High altitude tent
- 6. High altitude food
- 7. High altitude porter
- Any other service not mentioned in the above list