DIRAN PEAK (7,268 M) PAKISTAN

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Activity type: Ice Climbing
Activity level: Moderate/ Challenging
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Duration: 35 Day(s) / Tour with flexible start dates
Price: from $0 / Negotiable

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The peak is called Minapin as well as Diran. It is situated in Rakaposhi and Haramosh mountain region near the Minapin, Hinarchi and Baultar glaciers and it is easily accessible because of the Karakoram Highway.

It is one of the fascinating peaks that dominates the Gilgit valley and adds special color to its otherwise rugged beauty.

A three member Austrian expedition, climbed it first time in 1968. They set their Camp 1 at 4800 meters. Big crevasses, inclement weather and deep snow is recorded between Camp 1 & 2. It was from camp 3 that the party was able to reach the peak which it termed as a "Big summit plateau".

These days some expeditions also managed their summit even from camp 2. Its quiet a popular peak among the climbers from Europe & Japan and last year there were three expeditions on Diran.

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  • 1. Accommodation: In good standard hotels on half board & half twin basis in cities. During camping in dome tents also on twin sharing basis, with full board services. 2. Transportation: Air Conditioned transport in Islamabad and upto Minapin. 3. Meals: All meals during trekking and at the base camp. 4. Equipment: All camping & kitchen equipment will be provided by us during trekking and at the base camp. 5. Custom clearance: In Islamabad we shall take care of custom clearance procedure of equipment and we will store the equipment in our store till the arrival of climbing team. (fee not included) 6. Briefing & De-briefing: Our guide will assist you in briefing & de-briefing with ministry of tourism and coordinate the matters with government appointed Liaison officer. 7. Portage: All portage for base camp food and camping equipment. Additional Portage of 75kg per climber from Islamabad to base camp, for personal gear + high altitude equipment + high altitude food, upto the base camp will also be provided. 8. Supporting Staff: Qualified mountain guide, cook, cook helper will stay at the base camp with the group throughout the expedition. 9. Guarantee, for Helicopter rescue and pollution fee. (fee not included) 10. Insurance, of porters, staff, Liaison officer. 11. Tips & portage & entrance fee at hotels, sites and at airport. 12. Camping Services: Apart from complete kitchenette, we will provide international standard dome tents for base camp, Mess tent with folding tables & chairs, Toilet tent and 13. Assistance, with foreigners registration office.

Not included in price

  • Cost Does Not Include: 1. Royalty of the mountain & climbers insurance. 2. Any additional service not mentioned in the itinerary or above chart of services. 3. Any additional camping item as generators, satellite phone/fax or such accessories. 4. Payments and kits of Liaison officer & High altitude porters. 5. High altitude food, equipment and porters. 6. Charges of custom clearance process. 7. US $ 200 non-refundable government pollution fee. 8. Any domestic or international Air Fare. 9. Any delays or cancellations due to natural hazards like bad weather or landslides beyond the control of land operator. 10. Helicopter charges in case of use for any purpose. 11. Doctor and medicines. 12. Any services and equipment above base camp.

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Rock Valley Tours Pvt Ltd

Pakistan, Lahore

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Rock Valley Tours is a tour management company based in Lahore, Pakistan. We specialize in organizing tours, treks, hikes, hunting and climbing expeditions, team building and leadership trails all over Pakistan. Although we are experts in the Northern Areas of Pakistan, our footprint is spread over every nook and corner in Pakistan.

Pakistan has been nominated as the best adventure tourism destination in the world for the year 2020. We feel that the team we have assembled is best equipped to arrange and facilitate trips across the length and breadth of Pakistan.

Born and raised in the Karakorum region of Pakistan, our team has spent their childhoods crisscrossing the endless trails of these parts of the country. They have all been trained and certified to ensure that your experience is supreme and that safety remains paramount no matter what.

We respect the natural environment in which we work and live and we have an intimate and unrivaled knowledge of the terrain, the people and the cultures that you will encounter on your trek, trail, hike and/or expedition. With years of experience and knowledge, it is our goal to provide a memorable experience to you. This, while keeping the environment worry supreme.

From the time you arrive in Pakistan, to the time you leave our country, consider yourself to be our responsibility. We are a one-stop solution to all your needs during your stay in Pakistan.

Be it, the bustling metropolis of Karachi, or the lush green plains around Lahore, or even the foothills of the Himalayas starting from Islamabad, let us present our country to you in a way no one can.

For more information About RVT on anything you may desire, please inquire about the numbers given on top or write to us on info@rockvalleytours.com. We would be more than happy to provide you unmatched possibilities and unrivaled service.

Pakistan welcomes you with open arms!

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1. Arrive Islamabad
2. At Islamabad
3. Drive to Chilas
4. Drive to Minapin
5. Trek to Tagafuri
6. Trek to Diran Peak Base Camp
7-29 23 days, at the base camp for climbing.
30. Walk back to Tagafuri
31. Walk to Minapin
32. Drive to Chilas
33. Drive to Islamabad
34. At Islamabad
35. Departure for home

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