The Charakusa glacier is the most easterly of the five glacier systems, which radiate the northern end of the Hushe valley. Not without justification this area has been the Chamonix of the Karakoram.
Hushe, the road-end village of Baltistan opens some of the ideal trekking and mountaineering opportunities for deferent ages and tastes. Charakursa glacier is situated in area of Magnificence Mountains just few kilometers from Hushe. The K6 (7281 m), K7 (6934 m), Link Sar (7041 m), Drifica (6650 m), Kapura Peak (6545 m) , Niza Peak, Namika (6325 m) provide unique opportunity to climb rock and ice pinnacles in the heart of Karakorum. There are also many of the peaks are less than 6000 meters, which means no permit fee and no liaison officer, and with just a three-day walk from the end of the road makes and affordable Karakorum expedition.
This trek is ideally suited to those who like to walk right into the heart of the unspoiled Karakoram. It is not very difficult or strenuous and most of the campsites have shady trees, lush green vegetation and wild flowers with a great chance of observing wild life species. A number of un-attempted peaks are there waiting for any challenge.
|02||Briefing the Ministry of Tourism||H|
|03||Fly/Drive to Skardu||H|
|05||Drive to Hushe village||C|
|07||Trek to K6, K-7 valley||C|
|25||Trek base to Hushe village||C|
|26||Drive to Skardu||H|
|27||Flight to Islambad or drive to Chilas||H|
|28||Free day or drive to Islambad||H|
|29||Debriefing at Ministry of Tourism||H|