Rock Climbing in Pakistan - 35 days - Advanced - Private
Climbing the Trango Towers in Pakistan, 35-day expedition in the Karakoram, near Skardu
Rock climbing in Pakistan is for those that have some skills and like a challenge. Most of the walls and crags in Pakistan are located in very remote spots with little more than towering mountains and more rocks around.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit is during the Pakistani spring between March and May
Weather Winter is cold and dry, spring is hot and dry, summer is rainy and monsoon season, and autumn is the retreating monsoon period
How to get there
You can fly direct to the main international airports in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi from main European cities and from New York. There are also other international airports in other Pakistani cities
Rock climbing in Pakistan is a unique experience, mostly suited for advanced climbers due to the sheer size and remoteness of its rocks. The two main rock climbing locations in Pakistan are near Islamabad and in the Karakoram range, where the famous K2 is located. Near Islamabad, the most well-known spots are in the Margallah Hills- which is great for sports climbing and offers a wide variety of routes for climbers of different levels; Shahdra-a limestone crag with five routes in a scenic valley: and Ibex, considered to be the best wall in the region and good for sports climbing too. In the Karakoram, the offer is broader and also more challenging. The Trango Tower is a famous rock climbing destination great for classic and alpine climbing. The Muztagh Tower, Link Sar, K6 and K7 are all popular crags in the area too, and high altitude crags at that. Rock climbing in Pakistan is an unforgettable experience, and one best done with proper guidance. Find a certified guide on Explore-Share.com and start planning your rock climbing adventure in Pakistan!
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