Rakaposhi is 11th highest in Pakistan and ranking 27th in World located in Minapin and Ghulmet of Nagar valley . Rakaposhi Base Camp Trek is famous trek by its easy access. The possibility of options to climb this peak from all sides lured the first Dutch expedition in summer 1938. Similarly in 1947 Tilman launched from the Kunti glacier but could not summit it. In 1954 six climbers including few scientists decided to climb it through the southwest spur but due to worst condition of weather kept away from summit.In 1958 the British, Pakistan joint expedition tried to defeat and some extent succeeded after getting frost bitten feet
Rakaposhi, is one of the most magnificent peak found in the world today. It is situated near the town of Gilgit and with a height of 7,788m/25,551ft it is easily climbable from all sides. The peak dominates the horizon and is constantly visible from the Karakoram Highway.It looks so beautiful that at first glance inspires charm and lures an onlooker to be in its abode. Accessing the peak is quite easy, which only adds to its attraction. The peak is surrounded by famous glaciers/valleys like Barpu, Biro, Bagrot and Pisan. In 1892, a large expedition of W.M. Conway, a British traveler and mountaineer explored the Barpu valley. The party also explored the nearby Bagrot valley. In order to visit the valley, Conway had to travel from Srinagar to Gilgit over Burzil pass. In those days this was the only identified and permissible route to enter the area.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||ISLAMABAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
|Arrive Islamabad. Overnight in hotel.
Briefing at the Ministry of Tourism.
Drive to Chilas. Overnight in hotel.
Drive to Gilgit. Overnight in hotel.
Jeep drive to Minapin village.
3 days trek to Rakaposhi base camp.
Trek back to Minpain village. Drive by Jeep to Gilgit. Overnight in hotel.
Drive to Islamabad. Overnight in hotel.
Fly home to the destination