What We Offer
Traveling the world has become very easy. One can choose one registered company among thousands who initiate to offer similar services for adventure holidays. However, choosing the right company is not an easy task. We, Great Karakoram Expeditions, never says we are best but always keep ourselves an extra mile ahead in regards to quality service, safety and security.
We work to make your travel meaningful by thinking big while also thinking local and thinking about the benefits that could serve you in order to make your trip one of the memorable moments of you life.
1. Safety and Security
Our first priority is your safety, and to never compromise with regard to health. Hence, we use our professional guides that are trained in terms of technical proficiency, proven safety records, perfect judgment, friendly behavior and their ability to provide helpful and knowledgeable instructions especially regarding AMS (Altitude Mountain Sickness). Likewise, camping in the right and safe sites is one of the technical concepts analyzed by the local guides trained as high altitude porters. Moreover, serving hygienic and adequate meals during the trails is another top priority. We have thus designed our itineraries that let you familiarize and acclimatize with high altitude and mountain conditions.
GKE is established by professionals who have been working in the field of tourism for more than 15 years and contributing their innovative ideas to groom up the tourism business in Pakistan. The company follows the government rules and regulations, while clearing all the legal formalities for its establishment and vows to never cut corners when it comes to legality.
2. Small and Flexible Group Size
For running a trip, we believe in organizing a small group to convey the best quality services. A basic group size of a minimum of 5 people to a maximum of 12. We also organize trips for student groups or private groups with more than 12 participants. If you are individual traveler, you can just sign up into our fixed departures dates on whichever trip you prefer.
3. A Worry Free Trip
Once you arrive in Islamabad, you will be a part of our GKE Family. We will always stay by your side to serve you with appropriate services and make sure that everything is on the right track. We arrange services from your arrival in Islamabad till departure including transportation, accommodation, permits and entry fees, and anything else required during your trip. We take care of the details, and you enjoy your vacation.
4. Options for Guaranteed Fixed Departures and Individuals Dates
We design trips in two different ways: Published Fixed Departure and Private. If you are flexible, you can join our published fixed departure dates on which you will be joining people from different cultural backgrounds and ethnicities. If you have a group, we can organize a private trip for you. Once we receive confirmation from you, your trip is guaranteed on our end, unless you yourself would like to request a cancellation.
5. Flexibility to Choose or Customize your Itinerary
Our website displays standard outline itineraries that guide you about the trip of your choice. It is not compulsory for your to be restricted to those outlines; you are free to suggest places of your interest, changes in itineraries, preferable style of accommodation etc; we are always ready to accommodate you and design a trip as per your choice.
6. Flexibility for Payment and Security of your Deposit
Once you finalize your trip and price, you are flexible to pay either by bank transfer or credit card. Your first confirmation deposit is 30% of your trip’s cost and you can pay the remaining amount when you arrive in Islamabad. Similarly, in case you choose to postpone a trip or even change a trip to another in a similar category, we can secure your deposit and transfer the balance amount accordingly.