Diran Peak Expedition 2017

Peak Height                7266-M
Range                         Karakorum
BC height                    3650-M
Duration                      32 Days
Location                      Minapin Glacier
Best Period                 June- August
Diran is a mountain in the Karakorum Range of the Northern Areas of Pakistan. This pyramid shaped mountain lies in the East of Rakaposhi (7,788m).
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.

Day-01             Islamabad/Rawalpindi
Day-02             Drive to Chilas 1-12hrs
Day-03             Drive to Minapin 5-6 hrs 2012m
Day-04             Trek to Hapakun 4-hrs 2804m
Day-05             Trek to Tagaphari 3-4hrs 3261m
Day-06             Trek to Diran Peak BC 3650m
Day-07/26        20 days for climbing
Day-27             Trek down to Tagaphari
Day-28             Minapin- Karimabad
Day-29             Karimabad
Day-30             Drive to Besham 9-10hrs
Day-31             Drive to Islamabad 5-6hrs
Day-32             Fly back 

Royalty fee/Climbing permit fee U$250 for seven members
Additional royalty fee
Environmental tax U$ 200
Hotels:                                   
Islamabad: Embassy Lodge, Chancery guesthouse, Heritage Lodge
Minapin: Diran guesthouse
Chilas: Midway Shangri-La, Panorama hotel 
Hunza: Hunza Embassy, Serena hotel, Eagles Nest hotel  
Besham: PTDC Motel, Besham Continental    
Transport:
Islamabad Minapin, Karimabad- Islamabad, pick and drop from airport to hotel, airport
Camp food, porters, guide, cook, assistant cooks
Camping equipment 
D3V sleeping tent, mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, mattress, chairs, tables
Complete kitchen utensils (crockery) 

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