RK and Diran

Day 1: Arrival in Islamabad

  • Arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Rest and acclimatize to the local time zone.
  • Take the opportunity to explore the city, visit local markets, or relax in your accommodation.

Day 2: Islamabad to Chilas

  • Leave Islamabad early in the morning for a scenic drive towards Chilas.
  • The journey takes approximately 11-12 hours by road.
  • Enjoy the picturesque views of the Indus River and the surrounding mountains during the drive.
  • Arrive in Chilas, a small town located on the Karakoram Highway (KKH).
  • Check into a hotel or guesthouse and rest for the night.

Day 3: Chilas to Minapin Village

  • Depart from Chilas after breakfast and continue your journey towards Minapin Village.
  • The drive takes around 4-5 hours, covering a distance of approximately 140 kilometers.
  • Enjoy the stunning landscapes as you pass through the Nagar Valley.
  • Arrive in Minapin Village, the starting point for the Rakaposhi trek.
  • Settle into your accommodation, either a guesthouse or a campsite.
  • Take some time to rest and prepare for the trek.

Day 4: Minapin Village to Tagaphari (Rakaposhi Basecamp)

  • Begin your trek from Minapin Village towards Tagaphari, also known as the Rakaposhi Basecamp.
  • Hike through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and pine forests.
  • The trail gradually ascends, offering glimpses of the surrounding peaks and valleys.
  • Reach Tagaphari/Rakaposhi Basecamp, a spectacular spot to immerse yourself in the grandeur of Rakaposhi.
  • Set up camp and spend the night near the basecamp.

Day 5: Explore Rakaposhi Basecamp

  • Spend the day exploring the Rakaposhi Basecamp area.
  • Take short hikes around the basecamp to better appreciate the surroundings.
  • Capture photographs and cherish the serene atmosphere.
  • Return to your campsite for an overnight stay.

Day 6: Rakaposhi Basecamp to Diran Peak Basecamp

  • Trek from Rakaposhi Basecamp to Diran Peak Basecamp.
  • The trail descends to Tagaphari and then continues towards Diran Peak Basecamp.
  • Enjoy the views of several peaks and the surrounding glaciers.
  • Set up camp at Diran Peak Basecamp and spend the night.

Day 7: Diran Peak Basecamp

  • Take a day to rest and acclimatize at Diran Peak Basecamp.
  • Optionally, hike to Katchelli Lake (4,000m) for a scenic excursion.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views and explore the surroundings.
  • Return to Diran Peak Basecamp for overnight camping.

Day 8: Diran Peak Basecamp to Rakaposhi Basecamp

  • Trek back from Diran Peak Basecamp to Tagaphari/Rakaposhi Basecamp.
  • Retrace your steps along the same trail, enjoying the scenic beauty.
  • Arrive at Rakaposhi Basecamp and set up camp for the night.

Day 9: Rakaposhi Basecamp to Minapin Village – Hunza

  • Trek back from Rakaposhi Basecamp to Minapin Village.
  • Return to Minapin Village.
  • Depart from Minapin Village and drive to hunza.
  • Enjoy the scenic drive and the changing landscapes.
  • Arrive in Hunza and visit baltit fort, Altit Fort & Duiker.
  • Check into a hotel and spend the night.

Day 10: Hunza

  • Visit of borith lake
  • Departure for Attabad lake and Borith Lake
  • Visit of Attabad Lake, Passu Cones, Hussaini Bridge, and Gulmit 
  • Back to Hunza in the evening
  • Overnight at Hunza

Day 11: Return to Kaghan Valley


  • Travel back to Naran Kaghan
  • Visit Naran Bazar 


Day 12: Travel to Islamabad 

  • Journey towards Islamabad
  • Travel back to home


WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED (for all packages)


National parks & fort tickets

Unforeseen expenses e.g. road blocks etc

Anything not mentioned in “What’s Included”



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