Diran Peak 7,266 meters (23,839 ft)


In the Pakistani province of Gilgit-Baltistan's Karakoram peak range, there's a high summit known as Diran summit. The Diran Peak is close to the Rakaposhi mountain massif and rises to a height of 7,266 meters (23,839 ft). One of the most accessible and well-liked peaks in the Karakoram range for mountaineering is thought to be Diran Peak. Diran Peak was first climbed in 1968 by a team of Austrian climbers led by Rainer Goeschl. The team consisted of four climbers, including Rainer Goeschl, Rudolph Pischinger, Hanns Schell, and Robert Schauer. Being one of the first successful ascents of a peak higher than 7,200 meters (23,620 ft) in the Karakoram range, the ascent of Diran Peak was regarded as a significant accomplishment in mountaineering. Diran Peak has been scaled multiple times since its initial ascent and the climbing routes are now well-known. It's still difficult to climb for a climber due to the mountain's steep and snowy terrain and that requires a high level of technical expertise and experience. Adventure finders mostly choose to climb the Diran Peak base camp because it provides breathtaking views of the peak and its surrounding glaciers. In addition to being a well-liked place for hiking and trekking Diran Peak has a number of trekking trails that lead to the mountain's foot.


Arrival Islamabad and transfer to hotel.
Welcome reception or Briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
Fly to Gilgit or drive to Chilas
Drive to Minapin village
Preparations (porters hiring & local purchasing)
trek to base camp
days reserved for climbing Diran Peak
Drive to Chilas
Drive to Islamabad
Debriefing/Farewell at Ministry of Tourism
Embark your international flight


Lodging at base camp (single supplement)
Full base camp with dinning tent, bathroom, showers & solar charge
All internal/domestic transport
All domestic flights
50kgs (110 lbs) personal baggage
All meals during trek and at base camp (B,L,D)
Group emergency equipment/satellite phone service with fixed calling charge
Two nights stay in Islamabad hotel on arrival and two on return (bed & breakfast only)
Staff insurance (guide, cook, kitchen staff, assistant(s) & porters etc)
Experienced cook from Pakistan
Kitchen staff
Porters for all expedition supplies
Solar power at base camp
Electricity generator (backup for high voltage devices)
International airfare
Permit/royalty fee according to number of persons
Personal climbing equipment, clothing & sleeping equipment
Group climbing gear (rope, ice crew, snow bar, EPI gas, cooking pots and others)
Mountain climbing rescue and evacuation insurance policy - mandatory
Lodging and meals above base camp
Any service above base camp
Communication radio (walkie talkie)
Weather reports
Personal equipment cargo to/from Islamabad
Pakistan visa fee
Tips/gratuities to staff, cook, assistant(s) of US$ 250 per person in total
Meals in Islamabad
Extra hotel nights after the climb
Trip cancellation insurance
All expenses incurred in the event of early wind-up/summit (extra hotel nights, meals at hotels, evacuation)
Charges incurred due to delays beyond the control of Apricot Tours (Force majeure)
Personal communication (phone, fax, e-mail) between Pakistan and home country.

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