Fees and Paperwork for a Karakorum Trek

Fees and Paperwork for a Karakorum Trek
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If you’ve ever dreamed of trekking to K2 Base Camp but felt that it was too long or too rough, or even considered a full climb of Nanga Parbat, consider this: Pakistan has been reducing its prices since 2002 to overcome the negative effects of 9/11 and the subsequent safety issues in Pakistan, culminating in the terrorist murder of 11 people at Nanga Parbat Base Camp in 2003. Discounted prices and improved safety since then have made Pakistan an excellent alternative to Nepal. These discounts will only improve when the government seeks to lure back tourists post-COVID. Here’s what you need to know to climb and trek in Pakistan, provided to ExplorersWeb by Karrar Haidri, Secretary of the Alpine Club of Pakistan.   First of all, bear in mind that in Pakistan, trekking permits go far beyond a mere hike.... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web

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