This trek is located in Nagar Valley also known as Minapin Trek, has very easy access from the Karakoram Highway. This is one of the shortest and easiest treks leading to above 7000M Karakoram peak base camp with sweeping views from Rakaposhi to Diran. The Minapin Glacier sweep down from the 16km long fluted snowy ridge that connects the Rakaposhi and Diran. This treks starts from the village of Minapin in Nagar Valley that sits along the Minapin River bank above the confluence of the Hunza and Minipan rivers. The excellent short and easy trek from Minapin to Rakaposhi Base Camp trek, also known Taghaphari is ideal introduction of Karakoram trekking. This is the easiest trek in the Karakarom and very easy access. It is 2-3 hrs from Minapin Village to Hapakun, on easy trial then from Hapkun to Rakposhi Base Camp is also 3-4 hrs easy walk. There are also fixed camping sites where you can spend the nights. For the Diran Base Camp has to cross the Katchelly Glacier that takes 2-3 hrs on the moraine. You may do one day excursion to Base Camp of Diran Peak or can spend the night in the Diran Base Camp but there are not fixed camping sites. From Diran Base Camp you may have excursion to Katachelly Lake 2-3 hrs go and back, also from BC can make day hike to advance camp or ABC camp of Diran Peak by normal route. Around the Base Camp of Diran there are some peaks below 6500m, called trekking peaks that you may climb them, Mirshikar 5450M, Pheker Peak 5480M and Katchelly Peak 5800M and also to do ski from these peaks. You can have very nice view of centeral Hunza and Ultar peak from Rakapsohi Base Camp. For loading use the donkeys up to Rakaposhi Base Camp and for cross the glacier to Diran Peak Base Camp using porters.


Day 01

Arrival Islamabad Upon Arrival transfer to the Hotel. Afternoon twin city tour.

Day 2

Islamabad – Chilas Departure for Chilas by road on KKH.

Day 3

Chilas – Gulmit Drive to Gulmit via Gilgit. Enroute wonderful views of Nanga Parbat and Rakaposhi.

Day 4

Gulmit – Khunjerab Pass – Hunza Further drive to Khunjerab Pass and back to Karimabad.

Day 5

Hunza K. Abad Day free to visit famous Altit and Baltit Forts.

Day 6

K. Abad – Mianpin – Hapakun Early departure for Minapin – the starting point for trekking. Start trek for 3 – 4 hrs till we camp at Hapakun

Day 7

Hapakun – Tagafari Another 3 – 4 hrs trek

Day 8

Tagafari – Kacheli Continue for another camping site for 4 – 5 hrs.

Day 9

Kacheli – Hapakun Be patient to catch your next camping destination for 3 – 4 hrs walk.

Day 10

Hapakun – Minapin 2 hrs walk till Minapin and drive to Gilgit for overnight stay.

Day 11

Gilgit Visit Buddha Rock at Kargah. Afternoon free.

Day 12

Gilgit – Besham Drive to Besham for overnight stay in hotel.

Day 13

Besham – Islamabad Early in the morning 6 – 7 hrs drive to Islamabad. Visit Taxila museum enroute

Day 14

Home Bye and Hand Shake

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