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Max Altitude

6447 m

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The Drifika Peak is located in Charakusa Glacier, Karakoram, Pakistan. Drifika offers a major challenge for veteran climbers, and is considered as one of the hardest climb of below 6500m peaks in Karakoram. The Peak was first climbed by the Japanese expedition team led by Akiya Ishimura in 1978. Drifica is a tough goal. Climbers desiring to conquer the summit will require having the physical fitness and variety of experience. In addition to the understandable climbing and rope work abilities required those with a broad background of mountain skills are mainly likely to succeed. The capability to be skilled and flexible in the face of changeable weather .It surrounded in two faces south (nangma valley) and north (Kharidas valley). The south side is favorite for climbing and easy access for base camp. To choice as the climb of south side,it’s another  unique chance to see the marvelous nangma valley as it known as the home of rock climbing and trekking.

It is a challenging peak, even for experienced climbers, it offers a considerably higher difficulty as compare too many other Karakoram Peaks. The base camp area is amazingly beautiful with grassy ground and snowy peaks of surrounding. There are many smaller peaks to be used for acclimatization, which are very close to base camp of Drifika. The climb is short and straightforward and it lies at a comparatively low altitude.

Day 1
Arrive in Islamabad.
Day 2
Fly to Skardu, if cancelled drives KKH to Chilas.
Day 3
Sightseeing day in Skardu (or drive KKH to Skardu).
Day 4
Preperation day for expedition
Day 5
Drive to Kanday
Day 6
Trek to Mingulo Broq
Day 7
Trek to Drifika Peak BC
Day 8 _ Day 25
Climbing Period
Day 26
Trek back to Kanday village
Day 27
Drive back to Skardu
Day 28
Fly to Islamabad / drive KKH.
Day 29
Day 30
Fly back home


  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash.
  • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
  • Deodorant.
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
  • Night time Moisturizer/Lotion.
  • If under any medication, enough stock

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