Gasherbrum II, the last peak in eight thousand meter ranking, is situated on the North West of Baltoro Glacier, just besides Hidden Peak. Having spectacular neighborhood of K-2, Gasherbrum I, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum IV, Chogolisa and Golden Throne, Gasherbrum II attracts big number of alpinists every year. It is an ideal peak to start high mountain climbing. The climb is not as difficult as Hidden Peak but still considered a worthy experience. Initial climb up to camp I has many crevasses.

The Austrian Karakoram Expedition led by Firtz Moravec made the summit through left Buttress of South Face (normal route) on July 8, 1956. The successful climbers were; Firtz Moravec, Josef Larch, and Hans Willenpart. 

Reinhold Messner made a made the historic attempt by continuously traversing both Gasherbrum I and Gasherbrum II with his companion Has Kammerlander in 1984.

 Quick Look

Altitude: 8035 m, 26,358 feet
Position: 13th highest
First ascent: July 9, 1956 by Josef Larch, Fritz Moravec, Hans Willenpart

Death Rate after summit:  2.22%
Facts: Some years back Gasherbrum-II is also known as K4. It is regarded as one of the easiest 8000m peaks. The huge icefall, crevasses, some steep climbing on snow and the exposure on the final part are challenging part on it.


Trip 2020

Mountain:      Gasherbrum-II

Position:         13th Highest Mountain

Country:         Pakistan

Name:             Imagine Nepal Int'l Gasherbrum-II Expedition 2020

Arrival in Pakistan:              15-06-2020

Departure from Pakistan:    30-07-2020

Total duration:     45 days in Pakistan

Total Space:         10 Persons

Price:     24,500/- USD per person with Sherpa from Nepal

                  14,500/- USD per person with Sherpa from Pakistan


Price:    For G1 and G2 together.

                35,500/- USD per person with Sherpa from Nepal

                   18,500/- USD per person with Sherpa from Pakistan

Gasherbrum-2 Expeditions pictures

Imagine Nepal Trek and Expeditions achievements  



Day 01              Islamabad

Day 02              Briefing at Ministry of Tourism

Day 03              Islamabad-Chilas

Day 04              Chilas-Skardu

Day 05              Skardu

Day 06              Skardu-Askoli

Day 07              Askoli-Jula

Day 08              Jula-Paiju

Day 09              Paiju

Day 10              Paiju-Urdukus

Day 11              Urdukus-Goro-II

Day 12              Goro-II-Concordia

Day 13              Shagharing

Day 14              Gasherbrum Base Camp

Days 15-41      Climbing Days Reserved for Ascend of Gasherbrum-II

Day 42              Gasherbrum Base Camp-Goro

Day 43              Goro-II-Urdukus

Day 44              Urdukus-Paiju

Day 45              Paiju-Korofong

Day 46              Korofong-Askoli-Skardu

Day 47              Skardu-Chilas

Day 48              Chilas-Islamabad

Day 49              De-briefing

Day 50              Departure 

Cost Includes

Cost Includes:-

1.G2 Climbing Permit and other required permit of both member and personnel sherpa

2.Liaison Officer’s fee

3.1member: 1climbing Sherpa from Nepal

4.Oxygen (3  cylinders to climbing member and 2 for climbing sherpa)

5.Latest Mask Regulator Set (TopOut mask with spare incase of damage)

6.Staff insurance (climbing Sherpa, Kitchen staff and porters)

  1. Allowance for Sherpa & other staffs
  2. Lodging & Fooding during trekking and Expedition

9.2ways Flight Ticket : Islamabadh – Skardu- Islamabadh

10.Transfer in Pakistan

  1. Hotel in Pakistan on BB plan (Bed and Breakfast)
  2. Group Climbing gear ( rope, ice crew, snow bar, Epi gas, cooking pots and others)
  3. Tents and food in Base camp and High camps. 

14.Kitchen Staffs at Base camp 

  1. Porter to BC & back

16.Solar set at Base camp

17.Generator (for charging high voltage electronic devices)

18.Communication (walkieTalkie)

19.Weather Report based from Swiss Forecast

20.Satellite phone service with fixed calling charge

Cost Excludes

Cost Excludes:-

  1. International Airfare

2.Summit Bonus to personnel climbing Sherpa of  1000/-USD

  1. Member’s Personal climbing equipments.

4.Personal climbing Insurance.

  1. Pakistan Visa fee
  2.  Helicopter Rescue if needed

7.Alcoholic drinks

  1. Tips to Staffs



1.    Sunglass Normal-1
2.    Casual Clothing for travel and Kathmandu-1set
3.    Polypropylene shirt or T-Shirt-4-5
4.    Warm fleece inner-2
5.    Fleece jacket    -1
6.     Wind Jacket-1
7.    Down suit-1
8.    Down Jacket-1
9.    Down pant-1
10.    Light weight trouser-1
11.    Heavy weight trousers
12.    Fleece trouser-1
13.    Wind pants-1
14.    Polypropylene long Jons-1
15.    Underwear-5
16.    Light weight-1
17.    Light weight gloves-1
18.    Down Mitts-1
19.    Heavy mitts-1
20.    Ski Gloves-1
21.    Sun Hat-1
22.    Warm Hat-1
23.    Headband/buff-1
24.    Light weight walking shocks-6
25.    Climbing shocks-4
26.    Rain coat or Umbrella for trekking-1

1.    Climbing Boots-1
2.   Plastic/leather boots-1
3.    Trekking boots-1
4.    Gaiter-1

1.     Sun and-1
2.     lip care -1
3.    Personal first aid kit-1
4.    Repair kit like (needle, threat) 
5.    Reading materials 
6.    Diary and Writing material
7.    Camera/video camera


1.    Harness-1
2.    Unlock karabiners -3
3.    Screw/lock karabiners-3
4.    Descender/fig.8/-1
5.    Ascender/Jumor-1
6.    Tape slings-2
7.    Set prussic loops-2
8.    Ice Axe- 1
9.    Retractable poles- 1 set
10.    Crampons-1
11.    Helmet-1
12.    Head Lamp-2
13.    Batteries- 4sets/4times changeable 
14.    Sunglass with UV rays protection-1
15.    Googles-1
16.    Water bottle-1
17.    Pee Bottle-1
18.    Ruck sack- 45-55ltr -1

1. Sleeping Bag (30°c)-1or 2
2. Thermarest mat-1



2019:  Our Imagine Nepal Int'l Gasherbrum-II Expedition team made to summit On 25th July. The summiters  are 
1. Mingma G- Rolwaling, Nepal
2. Tamting Sherpa-Rolwaling, Nepal
3. Thundu Sherpa-Rolwaling, Nepal
4. Mingma Tenzi Sherpa-Makalu,Nepal
5. Passang Namgel Sherpa- Khumjung,Nepal
6. Kami Temba Sherpa-Thame,Nepal
7. Hari Tomas Mix-USA
8. Naoki Ishikawa-Japan
9. Vernon Edward Tejas-USA
All the Sherpa including Hari made to summit without use of oxygen.

The Himalayan Times:

2016: We organized our first expedition on Gasherbrum-II in 2016. Our team made summit on 26-July-2016.

  1. Dawa Gyalje Sherpa-Nepal
  2. Liu Yong Zhong -China

3.Ali Reza Sadpara-Pakistan.  8 climbers made Gasherbrum-II ncluding our 3. Our team were the key persons for GII success. 


Note: Itinerary can be changes as per clients' wish and weather condition

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