Rakaposhi Base Camp Trek

Duration:                             12days

Max altitude:                     3261m

Grade:                                  Easy

Rakaposhi base camp trek one of the easiest treks in the region with the magnificent view of Rakaposhi,  Diran peak and Hunza valley. The Minapin Glacier sweeps down from long fluted snowy ridge that connects Rakaposhi and Diran.The excellent short trek from Minapin village to Rakaposhi base camp, known locally as Tagaphari, easily accessible from the KKH, the trek follows a good trail, offers sweeping vistas of Rakaposhi and Diran and is the standard route to the base camps of both peaks.

 

Itinerary

Day 01:                 Arrival Islamabad transfer to hotel, city tour/ Hotel

Day 02:                 Fly to Gilgit/drive to Chilas 12-14hrs (incase of flight cancellation) 12hrs/Hunza Hotel

Day 03:                 Drive to Minapin village and continue trekking to Hapakun 3 hrs 2700m. Camp

Day 04:                 Trek Hapakun to Tagafari meadows 3100m 3/4 hrs.Camp  .

Day 05:                 Day walk up to the ridge to have excellent views of Rakaposhi and surroundings

Day 06:                 Trek back to Minapin village 4 hrs and Drive to Hunza Karimabad

Day 07:                 Explore Baltit and Altit fort. Hotel

Day 08:                 Drive to Passu village 2400m/ Hotel

Day 09:                 Drive to Khunjerab pass China border and back to Gilgit 6-8hrs/Hotel

Day 10:                 Fly to Islamabad or drive to Islamabad 14hrs/hotel

Day 11:                 Day free at Islamabad

Day 12:                 Transfer to airport for International flight