Diran (7272m.)


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The peak Diran 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 Peak is a mountain located in the Karakorum Range Minapin Nagar valley. This pyramid shaped fascinating and most beautiful mountain lies in the East of Rakaposhi (7,788m) and Harmosh mountain regions, since opening of Karakoram Highway it has become increasingly poplar due to its easy approach lying on the Karakorum Highway.


Note: Itinerary (can be shortened or extended depending on time, weather and physical condition)

Days Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation
01 Arrive Islamabad transfer to hotel, afternoon welfare meeting with ACP Hotel
02 Drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12 hrs 461km Hotel
03 Drive from chilas to-Minapin Village 5-6 hrs 220 km. Hotel
04 Trek to Hapakun 4-hrs Overnight at tent. (3450m) Camp
05 Trek to Tagafari 3-4hrs Overnight at tent. (3700m) Camp
06 Trek to Diran Peak base camp 5-6hrs Camp
07-26 20 days for climbing Camp
27 Trek down to Tagaphari Camp
28 Trek down to Minapin and drive to Karimabad 45minutes Camp
29 Drive to Besham (460km) on KKH it will take 13 to 14 hours. Overnight at hotel. Camp
30 Drive to Islamabad 5-6hrs Camp
31 Morning farewell meeting with Alpine Club, afternoon sightseeing Hotel
32 Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight

Dates & Prices

Dates & Prices

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June - August 32 Days ISB-ISB 05-07-12 Climbers Depends on group Size
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Services included in the Package

• Climbing permit process.
• Royalty of the Peak.
• Additional royalty fee per additional member above 7Pax.
• Environmental Fee
• Liaison officer/Guide daily wages and insurance
• Liaison officer /Guide equipment
• Staff: Guide, cook, assistant cook and kitchen Boy
• Cooking Equipment Complete brand new kitchen utensils (crockery)
• Camping Food: During trekking and at base camp.
• Porters: Required porters their wages, food, equipment, transport, and insurance.
• Accommodation with B/L/D(except in Islamabad)
• Transportation Islamabad to Islamabad
• Camping Equipment such as sleeping tent, mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, mattress, chairs, tables table lamps etc
• Member's personal baggage 75KGs per person way up to base camp and 50KGs per person way back after Expedition.
• Arrange welfare meeting with Alpine Club
• Cargo equipment storege.Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
• International flights tickets re-confirmation
• Fess: (Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)

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