Tirich Mir

“Flying into the dusky sky
thou argent and comely dove
lift my spirits to the final frontier
and tell me that I’m in love”
 Liver Khan


Tirich Mir like Rakaposhi and Nanga Parbat to the east, is known for being the home of ‘Peris’ called “fairies” in English. The Tirich valley parallels the Turikho Valley and is separated from it by a 15 mile-long flat-topped ridge which averages about 12,500 feet in elevation. The ideal way to reach this ridge because of it’s unsurpassed views of the high peaks in the Hindu Kush, is to climb Zani An (12,500 ft.). Zani An is situated between Shagram, about a mile higher than Drasan, thus it is most easily approached from the Tirich valley, because the climb is 2,000 feet less from this side. The ridgetop in both directions from the pass is quite level, inviting you to stroll along it and view the spectacular Hindu Kush peaks from Tirich Mir to Saraghrar in the north.

Itinerary

Transfer to hotel. Made necessary arrangements
 
 

Briefing at Ministry of Tourism

Drive to Dir. Transfer to hotel for overnight

Drive to Chitral. Overnight at hotel

Overnight in camp

Approach march to Base Camp

Resevered for Climbing

Trek back to road head

Drive back to Chitral. Overnight in camp

Drive to Dir. Overnight at hotel

Drive to Islamabad. Overnight at hotel

Debriefing at Ministry of Tourism. Overnight at hotel

Transfer to airport.

Please Note:

The above itinerary is not a fixed programme but is intended to give an indication of the likely events during the expedition. Please note that because of the nature of mountaineering on 8,000m peaks, it will be necessary to have a flexible plan in order to take the best advantage of situations as they present themselves. Any changes to the itinerary will be made with a view to maximizing the benefit to the team members and of ensuring their eventual success on the mountain.

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