Nanga Parbat Expedition

Nanga Parbat, lying on the borderline between Pakistan and India, is known as the King of Mountains. It is the world’s 9th highest mountain standing at 8125m. Nanga means naked, and Parbat means mountain. The mountain is locally known by its Tibetan name, Diamer or Deo Mir, meaning “huge mountain. It forms the western anchor of the Himalayan Range and is the westernmost eight-thousander. It is separated from Karakoram by the mighty Indus River.

The first expedition to Nanga Parbat was a British expedition led by in 1895, but it was first climbed in 1953 by a joint Austrian – German Expedition. Hermann Buhl made the final ascent in a tortuous 41 hours solo ordeal without oxygen. Before the first summit in 1953, Nanga Parbat claimed 31 lives. The regular route is less technical, but it’s long and exposed. Mountaineers have tried to ascend their summit through different climbing routes, but only a few lucky ones have succeeded.

Brief Itinerary View in full

  • Day 1Arrive in Islamabad Airport, transfer to hotel is provided
  • Day 2Islamabad: Briefing at Ministry of Tourism
  • Day 3Drive from 480 km on the Karakoram Highway to Chilas (10-11 hours)
  • Day 4Drive to Halala and trek to Kachal
  • Day 5Trek to Zangot
  • Day 6Trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp
  • Day 7-35Climbing Period
  • Day 36Trek to Ser
  • Day 37Trek to Bunardass and Drive to Chilas
  • Day 38Drive from Chilas to Islamabad
  • Day 39Free day at Islamabad and celebration dinner with the team
  • Day 40Final Departure

Itinerary Details

  • Day 1 Arrive in Islamabad Airport, transfer to hotel is provided

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  • Day 2 Islamabad: Briefing at Ministry of Tourism

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  • Day 3 Drive from 480 km on the Karakoram Highway to Chilas (10-11 hours)

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  • Day 4 Drive to Halala and trek to Kachal

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  • Day 5 Trek to Zangot

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  • Day 6 Trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp

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  • Day 7-35 Climbing Period

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  • Day 36 Trek to Ser

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  • Day 37 Trek to Bunardass and Drive to Chilas

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  • Day 38 Drive from Chilas to Islamabad

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  • Day 39 Free day at Islamabad and celebration dinner with the team

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  • Day 40 Final Departure

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Dates and Prices

Inclusion

  • Islamabad Service includes arrival & departure transfers, domestic airport transfers,4 nights in hotel at Islamabad with breakfast and a welcome dinner
  • Government fee climbing royalty/permit. Includes all the permits charges required to climb Nanga Parbat, including the garbage deposit fee and government liaison officer charges.
  • Trekking service includes all the necessary arrangements required during the trek: i.e. domestic flight/transfers, accommodation and three meals a day in local lodges, a trekking guide and portage of personal trekking & climbing gears
  • Basecamp Service includes three-course meals a day and unlimited hot drinks while at basecamp, a required number of  kitchen crew with their wages, transfers and insurance, a personal tent, and a common dining tent with a heating system and generator /solar battery charging facilities, toilet tent, shower tent and human waste disposal fees
  • Higher camp Service (C1, C2, C3 & C4), higher camp service beyond the basecamp; it includes the necessary number of tents, oxygen set(2 bottles), high food, cooking pots, epi gas, gas stove, walkie-talkie, satellite phone and weather forecast.
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa, a personal climbing Sherpa with his climbing permit, equipment, daily wages, load ferry charge, meals, accommodation, oxygen set(1 bottles)if required, flight/transfers and insurance for the expedition duration

Exclusion

The expedition price does not include your international airfare, climbing gear, visa fees, evacuation costs, insurance and other personal nature expenses. In addition, the clients are accountable for paying the summit bonus of US$ 1500 and tips (US$ 1500) to personal Sherpa once they reach camp IV and tipping for the kitchen staff, US$ 350 per client.

Key information

Accomodation & Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Meal
  • Dinner
Makalu-below-summit

Nanga Parbat Expedition 2023

On July 2, 2023, a team of 5 clients and 5 Sherpas from the Imagine Nepal Nanga Parbat 2023 Expedition reached the summit of Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest mountain in the world. The team consisted of Dawa Sherpa, 高立, Tamting Sherpa, Tracee Lee Metcalfe, Dawa Gyalje Sherpa, Sashko Kedev, Naoki Ishikawa, Ngima Nuru Sherpa, Naila Kiani, and Ngim Dorjee Tamang.

Hillary Steps

Nanga Parbat Expedition 2017- the first autumn summit

The first autumn summit on Mt Nanga Parbat was completed on October 2 2017, at 12:12 pm. The group includes Mingma G, Zhang Liang, Dong Hong Juan, Liu Yong Zhong, Phur Galjen Sherpa, Pasang Namgel Sherpa, Muhammad Ali and Sirbaz Khan. Mr Zhang Liang completed his 14x8000er and became the first Chinese to climb all 14 peaks.

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Start Date :
June 7, 2024

End Date :
July 16, 2024

At a Glance

  • Group Size : 2 to 10 Participants
  • 40 days trekking
  • Contact Details
    Mingma G
    Mingma G