Diran Peak Expedition

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Duration

32 Days

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Cancellation

Up to 30

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Group Size

10 peoples

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Languages

English

Overview

Best time for Climbing Diran Peak is from June to September 

Diran peak 7266m is a mountain in the Karakorum Range of the (Gilgit- Baltistan) Northern Areas of Pakistan. This pyramid shaped mountain lies in the East of Rakaposhi (7,788m).

Diran peak 7266m  was first climbed in 1968 by three Austrians Rainer Goeschl, Rudolph Pischinger, and Hanns Schell. Earlier attempts by a German expedition in 1959 and an Australian expedition in 1964 were unsuccessful.
Diran is a dangerous mountain in Pakistan as its snow faces are often laden with avalanche prone snow slopes and so far causing many events resulting in dozens of deaths.

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K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
16-JUN-202005-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
20-JUN-202011-JUL-2020 CLOSED
01-JUL-202020-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
05-JUL-202026-JUL-2020 CLOSED
15-JUL-202003-AUG-2020 GUARANTEED
01-AUG-202020-AUG-2020 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-202027-AUG-2020 CLOSED
20-AUG-202008-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE
01-SEP-202020-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE
10-SEP-202029-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE

K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
09-JUN-202030-JUN-2020 CLOSED
16-JUN-202005-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
01-JUL-2020 20-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
05-JUL-2020 26-JUL-2020 CLOSED
07-JUL-2020 26-JUL-2020 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-202003-AUG-2020 GUARANTEED
06-AUG-202027-AUG-2020 CLOSED
10-AUG-202029-AUG-2020 AVAILABLE

Snow Lake Biafo Hisper Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
25-JUN-202016-JUL-2020 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-201907-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
22-JUL-201912-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
01-AUG-201923-AUG-2019 CLOSED
03-AUG-201925-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-201927-AUG-2019 CLOSED
07-AUG-201928-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
15-AUG-201907-SEP-2019 AVAILABLE

Detailed Itinerary

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Day-01: Islamabad and Rawalpindi

Welcome at Islamabad airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon proceed for city tour of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, which includes famous Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian, Pakistan monument, Damen Koh, Lok Versa, Museum, Rawalpindi old bazaar, Raja Bazaar.
Altitude: 540 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-02: Drive from Islamabad to Chilas

Drive to Naran 6-7 hours, 239 km, after lunch continue drive to Chilas 3-4 hours 113.3 km via Babusar Pass 4,173 m.
Babusar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4,173 m (13,691 ft) above the sea level. The pass is the highest point in the Kaghan Valley, Pakistan. The pass connects the Kaghan Valley via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakorum Highway. It’s one of the famous hair pinned roads in the world.
Altitude: 1,265 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-03: Drive from Chilas to Minapin

Drive to Minapin 6-7 hours. 200 km. En-route stop at junction point of three great mountain ranges meet, the Karakorum, Himalaya and Hindukush, at Thalichi for photography from Nanga Parbat 8,126 m and at Rakaposhi view point for photography and refreshment.
Altitude: 2,012 m
Accommodation: Guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-04: Trek from Minapin to Hapakun

Trek from Minapin village to Hapakun hours.
The trail begins behind the Minapin village, cross a bridge to the Minapin River’s true left bank. The step path gives wide views of the Minapin Glacier, and eventually of the entire Rakaposhi-Diran crest line.
Altitude: 2,804 m
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-05: Tagaphari and Diran Peak BC

Trek to Tagaphari (Rakaposhi base camp 3-4 hours), 3 km, after lunch continue trek to Diran Peak base camp.
Ascend a trail through forest with excellent views of Diran as you rise above the Minapin glacier. There is lush green Tagaphari meadow also summer huts with shepherds just overlooking the glacier’s supper ice fields.
Altitude: 3,650 m
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-07-27: Climbing days in Diran Peak BC

21 days in Diran Peak base camp for climbing.
Altitude: 3,650 m
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-28: Trek from Diran Peak BC to Hapakun

Trek back to Rakaposhi base camp, after lunch continue trek down to Hapakun camp.
Altitude: 2,804 m
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-29: Hapakun to Minapin and Karimabad

Trek down to Minapin 4 hours and drive to Karimabad.
After refreshment local visits in Karimabad.
Altitude: 2,500 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-30: Drive from Karimabad to Naran

Drive to Naran 355 km via Babusar Pass 4173 m. En-route stop at various viewpoints for photography and refreshment.
Altitude: 2,409 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 31: Drive form Naran to Islamabad

Drive from Naran to Islamabad 6-7 hours.
Altitude: 540 m
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day-32: Fly back Home

Transfer to Islamabad airport for return flight

  • Airport transfer on first and last day in Islamabad
  • All domestic road transfers
  • All hotel accommodation
  • All hotel meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • All meals during trek and at B.C. as per itinerary.
  • Climbing permits and documentation
  • Assist import/export permit from Ministry of Tourism.
  • Cargo handling and storage in Our office.
  • Satellite phone for emergency
  • Electricity generator
  • Arrangement of Official Briefing/Debriefing.
  • Porterage of 50 kg per person of expedition equipment.
  • Sleeping tents, mattresses, mess tent, Toilet tent and shower tent
  • Tables/field stools and camping ground fees.
  • Kitchen equipment, crockery, cutlery, fuel and related community gear.
  • Wages and basic kit of guide, cook and assistant(s).
  • Experienced Pakistani cook and Kitchen staff
  • Insurance of our field staff and low altitude porters (except helicopter rescue).
  • International air ticket and airport taxes.
  • Visa fee for Pakistan and personal insurance of the clients.
  • Tips for drivers, porters and staff
  • High altitude porters/any crew above BC.
  • Helicopter charges in case of use for rescue.
  • Transfers to and from airports for participants making individual air arrangements.
  • Optional excursions or deviations from the scheduled tour
  • Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone charges, liquor or soft drinks,
  • Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely
  • Cargo Clearing agent charges.
  • Any other service that is not mentioned in the list above.

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