Depart from Madrid to Beijing at noon.
Arrival to Beijing. Then we’ll depart to Kasghar arriving around 15:25, where our team will pick you up and take you to your hotel.
You get the morning free to rest and do the last shopping and preparation. Also you’ll get to explore Subash. Later during the day, we’ll take the dazzling highway of Karakorum, through a narrow mountain pass that is absolutely breathtaking. Additionally, you’ll get to see the magnificent River Guez. We’ll then climb slowly to the lake Karakul at 3,900 meters. Then, we’ll continue the trip towards Subash, where we’ll stay for the night.
We’ll spend the day in Subash to acclimate, trekking around the area.
After breakfast we’ll begin today’s adventure. Camels will be waiting for us in Subash to take our cargo. We’ll equip the caravan and begin our journey through fascinating hills towards Base Camp. There, you’ll find electricity to charge your devices, and a full pension stay, including european and chinese style food and showers. You’ll also find phones, so you can make phone calls without any problems.
Normally there are 3 camps to reach summit: Camp 1 is at 5,450 meters, camp 2 is at 6,200 meters, camp 3 is at 6,850 meters from where we’ll head to the top.
Today we’ll pack up and begin our descent to Subahs, where vehicles we’ll take us to Kasghar. Then, we’ll head to our hotel.
After a delicious breakfast we’ll head to the airport to take a flight back to Beijing. There, we will spend the night at a hotel. It will be the departure day for those who don’t wish to stay in Beijing.
You’ll get these days to explore Beijing on your own or with the group.
Today we will depart at night and arrive at Madrid at around 7,15
Hotels and camping
The passport has to be valid of at least 6 months prior and after departure. The visa paperwork will be taken care of but it doesn't include the price of the visa. We recommend to be as covered as possible, there's a wide range of options for insurances we'll be gladly to recommend for you. We can also provide you with any extra information and specifications about the expedition, the mountain and the places we’ll b visiting in China.
We recommend you bring:
A backpack of at least 60 liters
Socks adapted for the weather
Pants and shirts for the warmer areas
Long neck tshirts
Polar pants and jacket
Gore-tex pants and jacket
Fine internal gloves
Feather gloves for the expedition
Gore-tex cover for the gloves
Disposable heat bags
Sunglasses with maximum solar protection
Feather sleeping bag
Peeing container for high altitude camps
Chapstick with high uv protection
Swiss arm and lighter
Spoon and cup
Personal first aid kit
Personal hygiene bag
Water purification pills
Snowshoes for mountaineering
IFMGA-AEGM Mountain Guide from Spain
I've been a mountain guide all my life. All around the world. Specialized in high altitude in Andes and Himalayas.
I guide expeditions to 6.000, 7.000 and 8.000 meters peaks, Trekkings, in the Alps and my Pyrinees mountains and all around the world.
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