Diran Peak (7266-M)

Diran peakis located between Rakaposhi & Haramosh Massif of Karakoram Range, one of the attractive peaks in Nagar valley with easy climb of its snow dome. This peak has a reputation for its treacherous storms and avalanches. Sitting beside the Rakaposhi and Haramosh high peaks which surrounded by Minapin Barpu Boulter glacier, it offers a panoramic view of the Hunza valley. Accessible from Gilgit on KKH to Minapin-Gutens-Hapakun-BC to the pasture land through beautiful meadow with specticura views of the green land of Nagar valley, the down hill of villages gives the picturesque view of agricultural fields and orchard. In was climbed by Austrian Expedition 1968.They found Hidden crevasses and high snow Domes on the Northwest ridge.
In 1964 another Austrian Expedition tried to get on the summit from Northwest face but couldn’t succeed, due to bad weather. Technically it is known to be difficult because of ice walls and hidden crevasses and its soft snow fields. Approach Gilgit- Minapin – Hapaken. Gullies base camp Boulter Glacier.


Name of Peak:

Diran Peak/Minpin PEAK


7266-M (23,839ft)


93rd  Of the world



Best Period:

15 June – 25 August

Base Camp height



36°– 09 N


74° – 40 E

 Ideal Duration:

35 days

First Ascent


Camp required




Day Program Time Hight Over Night
1 Welcome to Pakistan (Islamabad)   500-M Hotel
2 Flight  to islamabad subject to weather,Drive to Chilas on KKH   12-13hrs 1200-M Hotel
3 Drive Chilas to Mina Pin village over night Guest hous 3-4hrs 2800-M Hotel
4 Trek Mina pin to Hapakun 4-5hrs 3000-M Camp
5 Trek Hapakun to Taghaphari 3-4 hrs 3300-M Camp
6 Trek Taghaphari to Diran B.C 5-6 hrs 3800-M Camp
7-29 20 days climbing period     Camp
30 Trek down to Taghaphari 4-5hrs 3300-M Camp
31 Trek Taghaphari to Minapin village and Drive to Karimabad 3-4hrs 2500-M Hotel
32 Sightseeing in Karimabad     Hotel
33 Drive Karimabad to Bisham 10-11hrs 100-M Hotel
34 Drive Bisham to Islamabad 8-9hrs 500-M Hotel
35 End of over service ( onward to your own Destination)