Trekking & Camping in the Shadow of Rakaposhi (7788m)

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Trekking & Camping in the Shadow of Rakaposhi (7788m)

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Rakaposhi is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan. It is situated in the Nagar Valley approximately 100 km north of the city of Gilgit in the Gilgit District of the Gilgit–Baltistan province of Pakistan.

Rakaposhi means “Snow Covered” in the local language. Rakaposhi is also known as Dumani (“Mother of Mist”). It is ranked 27th highest in the world and 12th highest in Pakistan, but it is more popular for its beauty than its rank might suggest. In a colloquial sense, i.e. measured from base to summit, Rakaposhi with its uninterrupted ~6000 m vertical rise, is the tallest mountain on Earth.

5 Days & 5 Nights
Weather Condition: Cold
Snowfall: Depends on Weather forecast
Level: Beginners to Moderate
Accommodation: Hotel & Camping as per itinerary

Details of Plan:

For People Joining From Islamabad :

12th May (Friday)
~07:00 pm Departure from Islamabad
~10:30 PM Dinner at Mansehra
(Night Travelling)

13th May (Saturday)
~05:00 am Arrival & Breakfast @ Naran / Besham
~06:00 am Departure for Minapin
~12:15 pm Lunch at Summar Nala
~ 05:00 pm arrival at Diran Guest House
Dinner & Overnight stay in Diran Guest House. (Rooms on sharing Basis)

14th May (Sunday)
~07:00 am Breakfast
~08:00 am Start of trek towards Tagafari (3216m) via Hapakun (2804m)
~12:15 pm Lunch and Short break at Hapakun (2804m)
~01:00 pm Start of trek towards Tagafari (3216m)
~04:30 pm Arrival at Tagafari and establishment of camp site.
Dinner & Overnight stay in camps at Rakaposhi Base Camp

15th May (Monday)
~08:00 am Breakfast at camp site.
* Rest day and a short climb to Opposite ridge for view of Batura, Passu, Shishpar and Ultar peaks walk length of ridge and climb a little up Rakaposhi
Lunch, Dinner and Overnight stay in camps at Rakaposhi Base camp.

16th (Tuesday)
~07:00 am Breakfast
~08:00 am Retrace steps towards Minapin
~12:00 pm Lunch at Minapin.
~ 01:00 Pm Drive to Hunza
~02:00 Pm arrival at Hunza, sight Seeing, Visit to Baltit fort & Karemmabad Bazar, Dinner &Drive to Gilgit, overnight stay at PTDC Motel Gilgit. (Rooms on Tripple sharing basis)

17th May (Wednesday)
06:00 am Breakfast
07:00 am Departure for Islamabad.
12:30 pm Lunch at Summer Nala
Dinner on way, Overnight in Islamabad (late night)

For People Joining From Lahore :

Daewoo Pakistan Bus Service will be used for transportation till Islamabad via Motorway for their comfortable travel. Departure time from Lahore will be at 02:00 pm (participants shall reach the terminal 30 min before the departure time i.e by 01:30 pm) 20th May, 2016. The dinner will be served to the people joining from Lahore in Islamabad after their pick-up from Terminal. Rest of the itinerary will be exactly the same as mentioned for Islamabad.

Services Included:
• Standard Transport (Pick and Drop from Islamabad / Lahore to Islamabad / Lahore on Selected Routes).
• Quality Hotel Accommodation & Camping Equipment as per itinerary.
• Services of a guide
• Standard meals & Refreshment during the Trip.
• Road tolls.
• Basic first aid kit.

Services not included:
• Medication, evacuation and rescue etc.
• Beverages & phone calls or other expenses of personal nature
• Extra expenses due to road blocks or other reason.
• Porter Charges to Carry Personal Items.
• Anything not mentioned above.

Cost per person:
Joining from Islamabad: Rs. 20,500/-
Joining from Lahore: Rs. 23,500/-

For foreign nationals:
Cost per Person from Islamabad: 300 $

Following form and Rs. 7000/- advance must be submitted to confirm registration.

Last date for booking is = 01st May, 2017.
For More Details and Booking Please Call

03235459876 / 03477584460

Or email at

Bank Account Details

Account Title = Discover Pakistan

Account Number= 00362002788732

International Banking Account Number (for making payment from other countries) = PK54SAUD0000362002788732

Silk Bank (On-line Cash Deposit Facility Available in all silk bank Branches across Pakistan / ATM Funds Transfer Facility Also Available VIA 1-link / Internet Banking Funds Transfer Facility)

Discover Pakistan offers a perfect match between price and quality services. DP works with the aim of providing a platform to nature lovers and adventure enthusiastic and thus enabling them to discover the Magnificence of the land of hospitality, Pakistan.

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Further Customized Packages for Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir are also available for Groups and couples

May 12 2017


Start: May 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: May 17, 2017 @ 11:45 pm


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