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.