Event Code: Ed-17/003
The other face of Nanga Parbat…
Tired of visiting Fairy Meadows! Looking to do a daunting trek never done before! Pakistan Explorer brings you a tour to visit the other base camp of Nanga Parbat, the Diamir face. Rejuvenate your trekking skills with the glorious trek to the base camp. Enjoy the Bon fire and scrumptious BBQ at base camp. Celebrate your Eid like never before.
Experience eight days in completely unspoiled wilderness while enjoying the breathtaking views all around the base camp.
Explorers will get a chance to learn about Glaciology, oroganic (Mountain building) movements, climbing history of Nanga Parbat, wildlife, Geology of the area through our seasoned explorers and guides.
People interested in
travelling/ geography/Geology/photography/exploration/mountain climbing/ trekking
Event Code: ED-17/002
Duration: 08 Days – 09 Nights
Ideal Time to Visit: July to October 2017
Expected ambient temperatures:
June to August
15° C < Chilas < 30° C
10° C < Jail Village < 20° C
05° C < Ser Village < 15° C
5° C < Katal Village < 10° C
0° C < Nanga Parbat Base Camp < 05° C
July to October
15° C < Chilas < 25° C
5° C < Jail Village < 15° C
0° C < Ser Village < 10° C
0° C < Katal Village < 5° C
-5° C < Nanga Parbat Base Camp < 05° C
Difficulty level: Demanding
Asthma patients may encounter slight breathing problem at high altitudes
Tour Itinerary Ed-17/002
Departure from Pakistan Explorer House Islamabad for Chilas approx. at 0000 hours via Mansehra – Balakot – Naran – Babusar Top – Chillas (Travel Duration around 14 Hours)
Breakfast in Naran
Arrival in Chillas. Hotel Check-in. Sightseeing in Chillas, Visit bank of the Indus River’s sandy beaches. Dinner
Breakfast at 07:00 am. Departure for Jail Village at 08:00 am via Buner Das on 4x4.
Light Lunch en-route to Jail Village while trekking.
Reach Jail Village around 04:00 pm. Sightseeing in Jail Village. Dinner at 08:00 pm.
Breakfast at 07:00 am. Departure for Katal Village at 08:00 am. Light lunch en-route to Katal Village. Reach Katal Village around 05:00 pm. Sightseeing. Mesmerizing view of the Killer Mountain. Dinner at 08 pm.
Breakfast at 07:00 am. Departure for Nanga Parbat Base Camp Diamir Face at 08:00 am. Reach the camping site at Base Camp around 01:00 pm. Lunch at 02:00 pm. Sightseeing. Photography. Bonfire and Live BBQ at Night.
Rest & Sightseeing at base camp. (Trekking to forward Base Camp Messner 2000 route – Optional)
Breakfast at 06:00 am. Departure for Ser Village at 07:30 am. Light lunch en-route to Ser Village. Reach the village around 05:00 pm. Dinner at 08:00 pm.
Breakfast at 07:00 am. Departure for Chillas at 08:00 am. Light lunch en-route to Chillas. Reach Chillas around 07:00 pm. Hotel check-in. Dinner at 08:00 pm.
Breakfast at 06:00 am. Departure for Islamabad at 07:00 am. Lunch at Naran. Reach Pakistan Explorer House Islamabad around 11:00 pm.
Pakistan Explorer disciplinary policy
-Explorers will practice mutual respect for the fellow explorer and adhere to moral and ethical values of a true explorer and a Pakistani
-Abstinence from vulgar speech/activity at all times on the tour
-Respect for the fellow female explorers must be upheld at all times
-Zero tolerance to consumption of alcohol/drugs will be observed
-PE holds the right to disengage any explorer found in violation of the above mentioned rules at any time of the tour with no reimbursement
-In wake of unexpected and incidental scenarios e.g. heavy rains/landslide/road blockage/security concerns, PE management will take appropriate measures to continue or disengage the tour
-Explorers will share camps with fellow explorers on basis of two-three persons per camp.
-Female explorers will be provided separate camps in case of the absence of a fellow female explorer
-Explorers will have to carry their own back packs. Porters & mules can be hired for private portage exceeding 10kg per person
--Cost of a porter/mule from Diamir Jeep stop to Base Camp = 5000 PKR/ 25kg single trip
-In wake of unexpected incidents, Pakistan Explorer reserves the right to cancel the tour at any time and members will be eligible for a full refund
-While explorers are encouraged to photograph and record places during their visit, they must respect the local community/houses and their privacy
On-the-house Cost Includes:
-Luxury coaster from Islamabad to Chilas and back to Islamabad
-Hotel stay in Chilas before and after the trek
-All meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
-4 x 4 Jeeps from Chilas to Jeep stop Diamir and back to Chilas
-one night complementary stay at Explorers Lounge for Expats and non-resident exlorers
-Bar-b-cue/Bon fire at Diamir Base Camp
-Portage for upto 10kg per person
Cost does not include:
-Personal clothing/rain coats/trekking shoes/walking sticks
-Extra meals/drinks apart from designated meals on the tour itinerary
-Phone calls/laundry/insurance/rescue/medical support
For Online Deposits:
Account Title: Pakistan Explorer
A/c #: 001005077804
Branch Code: 0131
Bank Alfalah F-10 Markaz, Islamabad
For on-spot payments:
Pakistan Explorer House
287, Main Sumbal Road F-10/4
Working hours: 0900-1600 hrs
Visa, MasterCard, UnionPay, AmericanExpress, OneLink Card acceptable
For more queries and info Contact:
Pakistan Explorer House
287, Main Sumbal Road F-10/4
Cell: 0092-301 5323962, 0092-321 5797177
Let us help pack your bags to the Nanga Parbat Diamir Base Camp Challenge 2017
The site of the formidable challenges thrown upon mankind by the ruthless Killer Giant.
The site of the historic achievements of climbers and mountaineers for the last 100 years.
The site from where you can actually see the 8125m peak.
The site where Reinhold Messner lost his brother in 1978 and later discovered his body buried in the glacier.
Note: Pakistan Explorer is a registered Travel & Media Company based in Islamabad, Pakistan (NTN: 7187922-0)