With the magnificent mountain peaks all over the world, and people wanting to conquer the peaks, there has been a rather noticeable rise in the trekking industry all over the world. With the peaks being classified due to their height and ranks, it comes as no surprise that the Baltoro Glacier- K2 has been ranked in the world’s top 10 treks along with France’s GR20, Inca Trail- Peru and many more.
Baltoro Glacier K2, located in Baltistan of the Gilgit-Baltistan region, is known as one the world’s longest glacier outside of the polar region. With a radius of 12 miles, this is the center of the densest concentration of lofty peaks on earth. Not only is it one of the ideal treks in the world, its beauty surpasses all, leaving little to no imagination as to what heaven on earth looks like. With the crystal clear water to the large glacier itself to it being surrounded by some of the world’s famous mountains like the Nanga Parbat, Masherbrum, Trango towers and the Cathedral Peak Group close by, it makes the view spectacularly breathtaking for the people nearby and the trekkers.
Mountaineers from Pakistan and from all over the world travel to trek and conquer the second highest peak of the world. To attract more tourists and to expand the tourism industry in Pakistan, the government of Pakistan has made trekking open for peaks less than 6000 Km, local tourists have also increased their trips to the glacier. There are various adventure companies in Pakistan that organize the trips making it easier for the locals and the foreigners.
Make the trip, this incomparable trek traverses some of the most humbling scenery on the planet that will leave you astounded with the magnificent sight in front of you.[fbcomments]
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