The Rakaposhi Diran base camp trek and Hunza tour is absolutely enthralling. You will get picturesque views of Hunza Valley and Nagar Valley from the base camp besides experiencing hypnotic feelings, as you get closer to the two majestic, beautiful, and snow capped peaks. In short, this trek is aimed to take you closer to nature.

If you wonder whether you qualify for this trek, chances are you absolutely do because we recommend this venture even for the novice trekker. It calls for no specialized skills and the terrain is not so difficult. However, the reward is bigger than the efforts required.

And when it comes to the Hunza Valley, chances are you are well aware about it. The mountainous valley to the northwest of the Hunza River is a popular destination among visitors. The valley holds historical significance and has many landmarks for you to visit.


Departure/Return Location Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad
Departure Time Mountain Range: Karakoram
Elevation: 4,000m Best Time: Mid-Ma to September
Duration: 14 Days Zone: Open

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time14 Days

01: Islamabad

Arrival at airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel at Islamabad.

02: Islamabad to Gilgit (By Air in case of flight has operate)

Early morning breakfast and transfer to Airport fly to Gilgit (flights are subject to weather) and then onward drive for Minapin Nagar, if unable to fly we will depart for Chilas by road. Overnight stay at Chilas.

03: Chilas to Minapin Nagar (in case of no flight)

In case of flight has operated we will visit Gilgit Bazzar and after lunch we will drive to Minapin. In case no flight, the day will be used for over land travel from Chilas to Minapin. Overnight stay in hotel at Minapin

04: Mianpin to Hapakun

After breakfast trek to Hapakun. Today we will leave the last inhabited village of Minapin. For the remaining portion of our journey we will rely on our local team who will carry our food and equipment and sustain our Trek. (Tent)

05: Hapakun to Tagaphari( Rakaposhi Base Camp)

After breakfast trek to Tagaphari (Rakaposhi base camp). Walk along the beautiful green meadows to taghaphary, the second Summer pasture and green ablation valley provides magnificent view of Rakaposhi, Diran peak and Minapin glacier. Trek (Tent)  

06: Rest day at Rakaposhi Base Camp

Full day excursion to Diran peak base camp, walk through the Minapin Glacier and explore the area,after lunch at Diran base camp trek back Through the same glacier to taghaphari. (Tent)

07: Tagaphari to Hapakun

after breakfast we will trek back to Hapakun. (Tent) 

08: Hapakun to Minapin (Nagar)

After breakfast we will trek back to Minapin Nagar, on arrival transfer to hotel, overnight stay in Nagar.

09: Minapin to Karimabad Hunza

Early in the morning drive to Karimabad the capital of Hunza,after lunch visit Baltit and Altit forts, walk in village and explore the area. Evening drive to duiker view point for sunset photography. On arrival transfer to hotel, overnight stay in Karimabad Hunza

10: Drive to Khunjurab Pass and back to Gulmit

After breakfast we will drive for full day excursion to Khunjerab Pass in route visit Ataabad Lake and drive back to Gulmit. Overnight stay at Gulmit. 

11: Gulmit to Chilas

After breakfast we will drive for full day on Karakoram Highway, enjoying fascinating views of Karakoram Peaks from a different angle, Overnight stay at Chilas

12: Chilas to Islamabad

After breakfast we will drive via Babusar pass to Islamabad. We start early in the morning, to cover the 12 hours long drive. Short stay in Naran for lunch, by evening we shall reach Islamabad. Overnight stay at Islamabad.  

13: Rest day at Islamabad

After breakfast we will full day sightseeing of twin city Islamabad/Rawalpindi. Rest of time reserve for shopping.

14: Islamabad to Flight out

Transfer to airport for flight back home.

Please Note: Gilgit Baltistan flights are subject to weather and backlog, in case of flight cancellation we will travel by road, and one night of Islamabad will be adjusted in overland travel.

Services included as following


  • 02 nights hotel in Islamabad (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 01 nights in hotel Chilas (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 02 nights in Minapin Nagar (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 02 nights in Karimabad Hunza (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)


  • Pick up from group when arrive and drop to airport when group Departure Air-condition van from Islamabad -Gilgit-Islamabad
  • Flight Tickets Islamabad-Gilgit
  • Arrange transport on briefing and debriefing occasion
  • Sightseeing the capital city of Islamabad

4 x 4 Jeeps:

  • Jeeps from Gilgit – Minapin – Hunza

Trekking Food:

  • Food (during the Trek (we will serve breakfast, lunch and Dinner)


  • Carry on member personal equipment, foods stuffs and camping crew etc. All porters insurance
  • 16 Kg porter facility for member’s personal gear. (Above 16 Kg will be separately charged from member on spot, as per porter rate per Kg)


  • Guide Cook and assistance cook wages, camp food, transport and their insurance

Camping Equipment:

  • Mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent mattress, chairs, Tables

Kitchen utensils:

  • Complete kitchen utensils (crockery)

General Services:

  • Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
  • Fess: (CKNP, Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)
  • International flights tickets re-confirmations
  • Custom clearing assistance

Services not included in given price

  • Member international flight tickets
  • Helicopter emergency rescue fees Members any climbing gears
  • Member personal insurance
  • Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone calls, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks,
  • Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely personal nature
  • Custom clearing charges (import and export of equipment’s)
  • Any unforeseen expenses (just like road block extra hotel stay or if members stay more days at Base Camp) then members will be pay according to the numbers of days bases.