Mount Nanga Parbat Expedition


The Mount Nanga Parbat Expedition is an extraordinary adventure that promises to take mountaineers on a challenging and thrilling journey to conquer one of the world’s most formidable peaks. Rising majestically in the Himalayas, Nanga Parbat is also the ninth-highest mountain on Earth, standing at a staggering 8,126 meters above sea level.

This meticulously organized expedition also designed for experienced climbers seeking to test their limits and achieve the ultimate mountaineering feat. Led by seasoned and skilled guides with extensive knowledge of the region and its treacherous terrains, participants will embark on a life-changing expedition with safety as the utmost priority.

The journey commences in a picturesque town, where climbers acclimatize and attend comprehensive briefings on the challenges they will encounter. After thorough preparation, the team also sets off on the trek, navigating through breathtaking landscapes, including lush valleys, icy glaciers, and dense forests.

As climbers approach the mighty Nanga Parbat, the expedition’s true essence unfolds. The ascent also involves multiple high-altitude camps, each requiring meticulous planning and teamwork. Participants must tackle steep ice walls, crevasses, and unpredictable weather conditions, which adds to the daunting nature of the expedition.

Throughout the climb, mountaineers will experience physically demanding days and mentally challenging moments, pushing their bodies and minds to the limit. However, the rewards are immense, with awe-inspiring panoramas and a sense of achievement that few can comprehend.

The Mount Nanga Parbat Expedition is a test of endurance, courage, and determination. It demands respect for nature’s power and requires climbers to be well-versed in technical skills and decision-making abilities.

The triumphant feeling of reaching the summit, standing on top of the world, and gazing at the vastness below is an indescribable reward for the months of training and preparation.

Conclusion and Summary

This unforgettable journey will leave participants with a newfound appreciation for nature’s grandeur and their own resilience. The memories forged and the friendships formed during this expedition will undoubtedly last a lifetime, making it an unparalleled experience in the realm of mountaineering.


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  • DAY 1: Arrival At Islamabad Airport And Transfer To Hotel

    Before your arrival at the airport, you must complete all the required procedures for your visa. You will be welcomed by one of our envoys as soon as you arrive at the airport. After a brief meeting, you will be escorted to the hotel booked for your convenience and relaxation. You can also stroll around The Pakistan Monument, Lok Virsa Museum, Faisal Mosque, and many more cultural places in Islamabad.

    Altitude: 508M
    Meals: N/A
    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

  • DAY 2: Expedition Preparation and Spare Day In Islamabad

    One the second day, we will carry out our official procedure which includes: travel permit, documentation, necessary formalities, bag pack, shopping and finalize every requirement for our journey. Moreover, every aspect of the trek will be clarified as an important part of the briefing and you will also feel opportune to introduce yourself to your fellow trekkers.

    Altitude: 508M
    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

  • DAY 3: Drive To Chilas Through Karakoram Highway (1,265m)

    After our final preparation, we will drive to Chilas through Karakoram Highway passing Abbottabad, Mansehra, Besham, Dasu, and Saxin village. Completing a nine-hour drive, we will reach our destination, Chilas, and spend an overnight there.

    Altitude: 1265M
    Meals: BLD
    Accommodation: Lodge

  • DAY 4: Drive To Halale Bridge And Trek To Kachal (3400m), 8 Hours Drive And Trek

    On the fourth day of our expedition, we will resume our drive to Halala Bridge from Chilas. After a few hour drive, we will have our lunch and start the first trek of our journey to Kachal, a mesmerizing campsite from where you can enjoy some eye-catching landscapes. As soon as we arrive at Kachal, we will freshen up and get ready for our trek to the base camp.

    Altitude: 3400 m
    Meals: BLD
    Accommodation: Camping

  • DAY 5: Trek To Nanga Parbat Base Camp (3,850m) From Kachal, 5-6 Hours Trek

    After an early breakfast in Kachal, we will start our trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp with great inquisitiveness. However, the trek will start getting tougher due to higher elevation. As soon as we arrive at the base camp, Nanga Parbat will majestically approach our sight with its outrageous enormity.
    Our exhaustion will disappear with some magnificent sights of alpine forests, glacial valleys, and other peaks. We will spend our night on the lap of mighty Nanga Parbat dreaming of our glory to its invincible summit and prepare for our ascent.

    Altitude 3850 m
    Meals BLD
    Accommodation Camping

  • DAY 6-45: Base Camp (3,850m) To the Summit 8,126m) Back To The Base Camp

    We allocate about 38 days for the expedition from the Base Camp to the Summit and back to the Base Camp. Our team of Sherpas will fix the ropes throughout the trail. We will have the best possible and comfortable stay in our branded tents enjoying the hot meals prepared by our experienced cooks. We will continuously monitor the weather to fix a day for the Summit.
    Our route will follow high camps 1, 2, and 3 making at least one rotation climb before our attempt to the summit. Our team will speculate the weather for the ascent to the summit. Most probably, we will reach the summit on the speculated day if everything goes as per the schedule.

    Altitude 8126 m
    Meals BLD
    Accommodation Full Board Camp Service

  • DAY 46: Preparation For Descending Back

    After accomplishing the summit, we will start our preparation for descending back to the high camps and the base camp evaluating the weather. We will rest at the base camp for a night preparing to trek down to lower elevation.

    Altitude 3850 m
    Meals BLD
    Accommodation Full Board Camp Service

  • DAY 47: Trek To Kachal

    After resting at the base camp for a night, we will continue to descend from the base camp to Kachal on the forty-seventh day. We will follow our descending route enjoying some exquisite sights and stay overnight in Kachal.

    Altitude 3400 m
    Meals BLD
    Accommodation Camping

  • DAY 48: Trek To Zangot And Drive Back To Chilas

    Following our travel schedule, we will start to trek back to Zangot after a scrumptious breakfast. After our arrival at Zangot, we will have our lunch and drive back to Chilas and rest for the night.

    Altitude 1265 m
    Meals BLD
    Accommodation Hotel/Lodge

  • DAY 49: Drive Back To Islamabad (8-9 Hours Drive)

    Following our night in Chilas, we will drive back to the capital and rest after a nine-hour drive from Chilas We will freshen up and get ready for a spare day in Islamabad.

    Altitude 508 m
    Meals Breakfast And Lunch
    Accommodation 4-star Hotel

  • DAY 50: Spare Day In Islamabad

    After the completion of a forty-day expedition, you can relax in Islamabad strolling around The Pakistan Monument, Lok Virsa Museum, Faisal Mosque, Mragalla Hills, Daman-e-Koh, and many more cultural places of this great city.

    Altitude 508 m
    Meals Breakfast And Farewell Dinner
    Accommodation4-star Hotel

  • DAY 51: Fly Back To Home

    Our expedition to the summit of Nanga Parbat concludes on this day. We will cordially implore farewell with countless memories. One of our representatives will escort you to Islamabad Airport a few hours earlier to your scheduled flight.

    Altitude 508 m
    Meals Breakfast
    Accommodation N/A

Include / Exclude

Cost Includes:

  • Arrival and Departure at Islamabad Airport (pick up and drop off)

    • Four nights hotel stay in Islamabad with Bed & Breakfast basis at a four-star hotel and a four-night hotel stay in Chilas in two-star normal category hotel with BB Plan.
    • Expedition royalty and a permit from the Pakistan government to climb Nanga Parbat including the member, climbing Sherpa and working crew
    • The cost for liaison officer with his/her salary, equipment, transport and accommodation will is included
    • The cost includes garbage management fees
    • Medical & emergency rescue insurance for all involved staff during the expedition.
    • All the necessary expedition equipment transpiration will be transported via air from     Kathmandu to Islamabad and Islamabad to Chilas by truck. Chilas to Halala Bridge by jeep and Halala Bridge to Kachal to Base camp and base camp to Halala Bridge by the porter.
    • Up to 75 Kgs personal luggage will be permitted
    • Food during the trek and during the full period of the expedition. Well-managed camp set during the trek, at base camp, and to the higher camps.
    • All necessary camping equipment.
    • Necessary porters to the loads.
    • Needed base camp staff along with chef and kitchen boys.
    • All the associated staff’s salary, accommodation, meal, and other services will be included
    • Each member of the expedition will be facilitated with a personal tent during the trek and at base camp and sharing tent to the higher camps. The tent will be of Kailash brand. All other required base camp equipment along with the heater, generator, solar panel, electric charging devices, dining, communication, shower, and toilet tents.
    • Important rope fixing gear and its charges to be paid to the fixing team.
    • One high-altitude Climbing Sherpa will be hired as he will be a Nanga Parbat Summiteer. He will be paid a good salary and allowance along with his transportation.
    • Six bottles of Summit Oxygen (4ltrs) for each member and 3 bottles for climbing Sherpa with including a mask and a regulator set will be facilitated.
    • All the required high camp services with high foods and tents.
    • Thuraya IP Satellite internet will be accessible at base camp but subject to pay an extra sharing with other members. A satellite phone will be used for an emergency call.
    • Walkie Talkie set to each member will be given for exchanging information to the base camp and to the higher camps.
    • Team members will be updated about the weather forecast each day with the help of Swiss Weather Meteorology.
    • Comprehensive medical kit

Cost Excludes:

  • International air fare of the member
  • Pakistan entry visa fees
  • Extra nights hotel stays in Islamabad and Chilas
  • Emergency evacuation insurance and medical cover insurance of the member
  • Personal Climbing gears
  • Sherpa Summit Bonus: USD 1800 bonus for each climbing Sherpa
  • Tips: Tips for Cooking staff and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in the Cost Inclusion Section

Price per person

Usefull Information

The best season to climb Nanga Parbat

The most favorable seasons to attempt are spring and summer as the days remain warm in these seasons. The expedition to the summit of Nanga Parbat is more convenient in July and August than winter months.

Trip Notes

Please do remember these things.

Trekking in Gilgit-Baltistan of northern Pakistan is always challenging because of its unpredictable weather. We effort our best to schedule our trips in the most appropriate seasons. The above-mentioned itinerary may change as per the trip’s complexities but we guarantee you that the quality of service shall not be compromised at all. In case of delayed or canceled flights, we must inform you that besides the total number of days included in the itinerary, clients shall be obliged to bear the expenses of the extra days themselves. Somehow, Everest Expeditions Nepal will undoubtedly facilitate necessary arrangements for your convenience at a reasonable extra charge.

Furthermore, we shall not be responsible for missed International Flights or your luggage before our reception. However, we would be delighted to minimize your loss. We advise scheduling flexible time frames before and after trip departure.

Climbers are suggested not to carry extravagant materials for their own comfort. They are advised to compose their mental and physical health which will be significantly required to resist remoteness, higher altitude, extreme weather, and diversion from their beloved families.

Cost of Expedition

Expedition costs vary depending on factors including: group size, royalty and permit costs in different seasons, category of hotel accommodation, numbers of Sherpa’s allocated and equipment, type of arrangement and package customization. So, we would like to discuss with our client before offering the cost. Please feel free to contact Everest Expeditions Nepal for any information about in your selected package.

We are eternally thankful to you for joining us!

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    Trip Fact

  • Best Seasons June To August
  • Group Size 1-15
  • Duration 50 DAYS BOOKING OPEN FOR 2024
  • Maximum Altitude 8126M
  • Trek Difficulty Very Hard

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