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Terichmir Basecamp Trek (4724m) 12 nights & 13 days

Terichmir View Hotel, Chitrāl, Pakistan
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12 nights, 13 days

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The Terichmir Basecamp Trek is an adventurous hiking route that leads to the basecamp of Terichmir, the highest peak in the Hindu Kush range and the highest mountain in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Here are some details about the trek:

Location: The trek starts from the village of Mastuj, located in the Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Chitral is known for its stunning natural beauty and is situated in the northwestern part of the country.

Duration: The duration of the Terichmir Basecamp Trek can vary depending on the chosen itinerary and the pace of the hikers. Generally, it takes about 10 to 14 days to complete the trek, including both ascent and descent.

Difficulty Level: The Terichmir Basecamp Trek is considered a challenging trek that requires prior hiking experience and good physical fitness. It involves traversing rugged terrain, crossing streams, and gaining altitude, as the peak stands at an elevation of 7,708 meters (25,289 feet).

Highlights: The trek offers magnificent views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and glaciers. The basecamp itself provides a stunning perspective of Terichmir, and you’ll witness breathtaking landscapes, alpine meadows, and remote villages along the way. The region is also known for its unique cultural heritage and warm hospitality of the local communities.

Permits: To undertake the Terichmir Basecamp Trek, you’ll need a trekking permit from the local authorities. It’s advisable to contact the Chitral District Administration or a registered tour operator to obtain the necessary permits in advance.

Guides and Porters: Due to the challenging nature of the trek and the remoteness of the area, it’s highly recommended to hire experienced local guides and porters. They can assist with navigation, provide valuable insights, and help carry the equipment and supplies, making your trek more enjoyable and safer.

Accommodation: Along the trekking route, there are limited options for accommodation. You can stay in basic guesthouses or camp in suitable locations. It’s advisable to carry your own camping gear, including a tent, sleeping bag, and cooking equipment, as the facilities may be minimal.

Best Time to Trek: The best time to undertake the Terichmir Basecamp Trek is during the summer months, from June to September. This period offers relatively stable weather conditions with milder temperatures. However, it’s important to check the weather forecast and plan accordingly, as the weather in mountainous regions can be unpredictable.

Safety Precautions: Trekking in high-altitude areas carries inherent risks, and it’s essential to take proper safety precautions. Adequate acclimatization is crucial, so ensure to spend a few days in Mastuj or nearby areas to adjust to the altitude. It’s also important to carry appropriate gear, including warm clothing, sturdy footwear, a first aid kit, and sufficient food and water supplies.


  • • Day 01: Departure from Islamabad to Chitral
  • By bus: 8 hours travelling
  • By air: 35 minutes
  • Hotel stay in Chitral city
  • • Day 02: Departure to Terich Valley(6 hours jeep ride)
  • Short stay at Qaqlasht meadows for photography
  • Night stay at Terich Guest House
  • • Day 03: Trek from Terich valley to 1st campsite-Shernia, 6-7 hours
  • • Day 04: Glacier crossing day: Crossing lower Terich glacier to our 2nd campsite-Shaghoor Baisan, 7-8 hours trek on glacier and loose rocks
  • • Day 05: Rest Day
  • • Day 06: Trek to Istor Nal basecamp (3rd highest peak of Hindukush Range)
  • Crossing the landslide prone area, 6-7 hours trek
  • • Day 07: Trek to Babu basecamp (3 hours of trek) also know as the Terichmir basecamp. Spending the day surrounded by the highest peak of Hindukush range.
  • • Day 08: Trek to Shaghoor Baisan campsite, 10 hours trek
  • • Day 09: Crossing the lower Terich glacier towards Shernia campsite
  • • Day 10: Trek from Shernia campsite to Terich Valley (Guest house)
  • • Day 11: Travel to Chitral (hotel stay)
  • • Day 12: City Tour, Cultural, Food, Local Handicrafts & musical night
  • • Day 13: Departure to Islamabad

  • • Transport: High roof/Coaster, Islamabad to Chitral and back
  • • 4X4 jeep ride, Chitral
  • • Food: 3 meals
  • • Accommodation: Hotels & camps (3 person sharing)
  • • Guides charges, Porters, Camps
  • • Basic first aid
  • personal snacks, personal equipment (sleeping bags, sleeping mattresses, clothes etc), natural hazards or accidents is not included

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Terichmir View Hotel, Chitrāl, Pakistan
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