Fairy Meadows Tour 2024- 2025: Trekking to Alpine Serenity

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8 Days 7 Nights

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Daily Tour

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chinese, English, Francais, german

About this tour


Fairy Meadows is a breathtaking destination situated in the northern part of Pakistan. It’s a high-altitude meadow surrounded by some of the world’s highest peaks, including Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest mountain in the world. This Tour involves a journey through lush green valleys, steep ridges, and rocky terrain, making it a moderate to difficult trek suitable for those with a moderate level of physical fitness. The trek offers stunning views of snow-capped peaks, pristine natural beauty, and an opportunity to experience the local culture of the area. This guided tour is an ideal way to explore the beauty and majesty of Fairy Meadows and create unforgettable memories.

Experience Fairy Meadows

Our Fairy Meadows tour promises breathtaking vistas, thrilling hikes, and a chance to connect with nature in its purest form. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of this remote paradise, where wildflowers bloom in profusion and the starry nights are a spectacle to behold. Join us for an adventure that will leave you with memories of a lifetime in this awe-inspiring corner of the world.

A Natural Wonderland

Fairy Meadows is a place where nature has painted its canvas with the most vibrant colors. Located at an elevation of about 3,300 meters (10,800 feet) above sea level, it provides a lush green carpet adorned with wildflowers that bloom in profusion during the summer months. The sheer natural beauty is nothing short of magical.

Gateway to Nanga Parbat

Fairy Meadows serves as the launching point for those seeking to conquer the world’s ninth-highest mountain, Nanga Parbat. This makes it a magnet for trekkers and mountaineers from around the globe. The trek to the Nanga Parbat base camp is an adventure of a lifetime, offering mesmerizing views and a sense of accomplishment that’s second to none.

Fairy Tales and Legends

The name “Fairy Meadows” itself is shrouded in legend. Local folklore has it that fairies descend to this meadow during the night, which adds to its mystique. While you may not spot fairies, you’ll undoubtedly be spellbound by the tranquility and serenity that envelops the meadows.

Staying Amidst Nature

To truly immerse yourself in the magic of Fairy Meadows, you can opt for one of the wooden huts or campsites available here. Waking up to the majestic view of Nanga Parbat is an experience that words can’t capture. It’s a place to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature.

The Journey to Fairy Meadows

Getting to Fairy Meadows is an adventure in itself. The journey typically begins from the picturesque town of Raikot. From there, you embark on a jeep ride that takes you through rugged terrain and dense forests. It’s a bumpy, exhilarating ride that sets the stage for the enchantment that awaits.

Experiencing the Local Culture

While Fairy Meadows itself is a testament to nature’s artistry, the local culture adds another layer of richness to the experience. The welcoming locals, predominantly from the Diamer district, are known for their warm hospitality and unique way of life. Engaging with them provides a deeper understanding of the region’s culture.

The Milky Way Spectacle

When night falls over Fairy Meadows, you’re treated to a celestial display like no other. With minimal light pollution, the night sky is ablaze with stars. Gazing at the Milky Way as it stretches across the heavens is an unforgettable experience that leaves you in awe of the universe.

Fairy Meadows isn’t just a destination; it’s an experience that nourishes the soul and sparks the imagination. It’s a place where nature’s grandeur reigns supreme, where legends come to life, and where adventure and tranquility coexist harmoniously. Whether you’re an intrepid explorer, a nature enthusiast, or someone seeking respite from the ordinary, Fairy Meadows beckons with open arms, ready to weave its enchantment around you.

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  • Private Transportation
  • Entry Tickets
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Hotel Pick and Drop (From Islamabad)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Toll Tax
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned


Day 1 of the Pakistan Tour begins with your arrival at the airport, where you will be greeted by our friendly and experienced tour manager. After a warm welcome, you will be transferred to your hotel in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. Upon arrival at the hotel, you will have some time to freshen up and relax before embarking on a guided city tour of Islamabad. Islamabad is a modern and vibrant city, with a unique blend of traditional and contemporary architecture, surrounded by lush green mountains. You will visit some of the city's most famous landmarks and monuments, such as the Faisal Mosque, the largest mosque in Pakistan, and the Pakistan Monument, which represents the unity of the Pakistani people. After the city tour, you will return to your hotel for dinner and a briefing on the upcoming trip to Fairy Meadows, a stunning alpine meadow in the Himalayan range’s heart. You will receive all the necessary information about the tour, including the itinerary, the expected weather conditions, and the safety measures that will be taken during the trip. In the evening, you can relax and enjoy the comfortable amenities of your hotel or explore the local markets and restaurants to experience the local culture and cuisine. You will have an early start the next day, so it's important to get a good night's sleep and be ready for the adventure that awaits you in Fairy Meadows.

Day 2 of the Fairy Meadows Tour starts early in the morning, and after breakfast at the hotel, you will leave Islamabad for Chilas, the gateway to the mighty Karakoram Range. If your tour is scheduled between June and October, you will travel on the Naran road, which is one of the most scenic routes in the world, offering breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayas and the lush green valleys. The Naran road is a 240 km long route that passes through some of the most picturesque locations in Pakistan, including the Kaghan Valley, the Babusar Pass, and the Lulusar Lake. You will have several stops along the way to admire the natural beauty, take photographs, and stretch your legs. If your tour is scheduled between November and May, the Karakoram Highway will be used, which is also known as the eighth wonder of the world. The Karakoram Highway is a 1,300 km long route that connects Islamabad with Kashgar, China, passing through the Karakoram Range and the Hindu Kush Mountains. You will travel through some of the most rugged and challenging terrain in the world, crossing several high-altitude passes, and experiencing the unique culture and hospitality of the local people. The journey on the Karakoram Highway is an adventure in itself, offering unparalleled opportunities for photography, exploration, and adventure. After a long and exciting day of travel, you will reach Chilas in the evening, where you will check into your hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner before retiring for the night.

Day 3 of the Fairy Meadows Tour begins with an early morning breakfast at the hotel in Chilas. After breakfast, you will embark on a thrilling drive towards Raikot Bridge, which is located on the Indus River and is the starting point for the trek to Fairy Meadows. From Raikot Bridge, you will take a jeep ride to Tattu Village, which is the last stop for any vehicle on this route. After reaching Tattu Village, you will begin a strenuous trek towards Fairy Meadows, which is a distance of around 5 km and takes around 3 hours to complete. The trek is challenging but rewarding, with breathtaking views of the Nanga Parbat, which is the ninth-highest mountain in the world, and the surrounding peaks of the Himalayan range. The trail passes through dense forests, lush meadows, and streams, making it a picturesque journey. After reaching Fairy Meadows, you will check into your comfortable lodgings and have some time to rest and relax. Fairy Meadows is a magical place, with stunning views of the Nanga Parbat, and a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for unwinding and enjoying the natural beauty. In the evening, you will have a bonfire and barbecue dinner, while enjoying the starry sky and the breathtaking views of the Nanga Parbat. You will spend the night at Fairy Meadows, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Himalayan range, and the tranquility of the fairy meadows.

Day 4 of the Pakistan Tour is dedicated to exploring the enchanting beauty of Fairy Meadows. You will have a full day to enjoy the stunning natural scenery, go on short hikes, and relax in the serene environment. If you are feeling adventurous and want to explore more of the area, you can opt for a guided hike to Beyal Camp, which is located at an altitude of 3,700 meters and offers breathtaking views of the Nanga Parbat. The hike to Beyal Camp is a challenging one, but it's worth it for the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The trek to Beyal Camp takes around 4-5 hours, and you will need to carry your snacks, water, and warm clothing. Your tour guide will provide you with all the necessary information and equipment required for the hike. If you prefer a more relaxed day, you can spend your time at Fairy Meadows, enjoying the natural beauty and tranquility of the place. You can take short hikes around the meadows, visit the nearby streams, and take photographs of the stunning views. In the evening, you will return to your lodgings at Fairy Meadows, where you will have dinner and spend the night, surrounded by the peaceful and serene environment of the Himalayan range. Fairy Meadows is a perfect place to disconnect from the world and connect with nature, and this day will allow you to do just that.

Day 5 of the tour to Fairy Meadows begins with an early breakfast at Fairy Meadows. After breakfast, you will pack up and begin the trek back to Tattu Village, where your jeep will be waiting to take you back to Raikot Bridge. From Raikot Bridge, you will retrace your steps and drive back to Chilas, where you will check into your hotel and have time to rest and refresh. Chilas is a small town located on the banks of the Indus River, and it offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Day 6 of the tour to Pakistan begins with an early breakfast at the hotel in Chilas. After breakfast, you will embark on a scenic drive back to Islamabad, which takes around 8 to 10 hours, depending on road conditions. The drive from Chilas to Islamabad is a breathtaking journey, with stunning views of the Indus River, the Karakoram Range, and the lush green valleys of the region. You will make several stops along the way to take photographs, stretch your legs, and enjoy the local scenery. Upon arrival in Islamabad, you will check into your hotel and have some time to freshen up and relax. You will have dinner at a local restaurant, where you can sample the delicious Pakistani cuisine, which is famous for its rich and flavorful dishes. After dinner, you will return to your hotel, where you will spend the night, and prepare for the Islamabad city tour ahead.

Day 7 of the Pakistan Tour is dedicated to exploring the beautiful city of Islamabad. After breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide will take you on a comprehensive tour of the city's most popular landmarks and attractions. You will start with a visit to the iconic Faisal Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in the world and a symbol of the country's Islamic heritage. You will have the opportunity to learn about the mosque's architecture and history and explore its beautiful courtyards and prayer halls. Next, you will visit the Pakistan Monument, which is a national monument and museum dedicated to the country's history and culture. The monument is located at the Shakarparian Hills and offers stunning views of the city and the surrounding mountains. After the Pakistan Monument, you will visit the Lok Virsa Museum, which is a cultural museum that showcases the arts, crafts, and traditions of the country's different regions and ethnic groups. You will have the opportunity to see traditional clothing, handicrafts, musical instruments, and other artifacts that represent the diversity and richness of Pakistan's culture. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner at the Monal Restaurant, which is located in the Margalla Hills and offers breathtaking views of the city. The restaurant serves a variety of Pakistani and international dishes and is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. After dinner, you will return to your hotel, where you will spend the night, reflecting on your experiences and memories of the Pakistan Tour.

After breakfast, we'll check out of our hotel and head to Islamabad International Airport, where we'll bid farewell to our you. We'll assist with luggage and ensure that you have a smooth and hassle-free experience as you depart from Pakistan.


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Frequently asked questions

Fairy Meadows is a high-altitude meadow in the heart of the Himalayan mountain range in Pakistan. It is known for its breathtaking scenery, pristine natural beauty, and stunning views of some of the world's highest pea

To get to Fairy Meadows, you will need to travel to the town of Chilas in northern Pakistan, and then take a jeep ride to the village of Tato. From there, you will need to trek for approximately 4 hours to reach Fairy Meadows.

The trek to Fairy Meadows is moderate. It is recommended that participants have a moderate level of physical fitness and wear sturdy hiking shoes.

At Fairy Meadows, you can expect to see lush green meadows, snow-capped peaks, and beautiful wildflowers.

Activities at Fairy Meadows include trekking, hiking, and camping. You can also take guided tours of the surrounding areas, including the Beyal Camp and the Nanga Parbat Base Camp.

Accommodation at Fairy Meadows consists of beautiful cottages and camping sites.

The weather at Fairy Meadows can be unpredictable, with temperatures ranging from freezing to mild. It is recommended that participants bring warm clothing, including a waterproof jacket, gloves, and a hat.

Mobile phone coverage at Fairy Meadows is limited and unreliable. Please consult Gypsy Traces and Tours guide for more details about SCOM and other networks.

Fairy Meadows is accessible from April to October when the weather is mild and the trekking routes are open. It is not recommended to visit during the winter months, as the area is prone to heavy snowfall.

Yes, Fairy Meadows is generally safe for tourists, but it is recommended that participants exercise caution and follow local customs and traditions. It is also recommended that participants to plan tour with a government-licensed tour company, such as Gypsy Traces & Tours.

The best time to go on the Pakistan Tour is from May to October when the weather is pleasant and the roads are accessible.

The altitude of Fairy Meadows is approximately 3,300 meters (10,827 feet) above sea level.

No, you do not need a special permit to visit Fairy Meadows. However, you will need a valid passport and visa to enter Pakistan.

Yes, Pakistan is safe for tourists.

You will be served traditional Pakistani cuisine during the tour, which includes rice, meat, vegetables, and bread. Vegetarian options are also available throughout the tour.

You should pack comfortable and lightweight clothing, hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, a first aid kit, and a camera.

Yes, visitors should dress modestly and respect local customs and traditions, particularly visiting religious sites.

You will travel by private air-conditioned vehicles and jeeps during the tour, with experienced drivers and guides.

Yes, you can customize the itinerary of the tour based on your preferences and interests. Write your preferences at info@gypsytours.pk

The official language of Pakistan is Urdu, but English is widely spoken and understood, particularly in tourist areas.

Basic medical facilities are available in major towns and cities, but it is recommended to bring your own medication and consult with a doctor before traveling.

Credit cards are accepted in major cities and tourist areas, but it is recommended to carry cash in smaller towns and rural areas.

No, it is not safe to drink tap water in Pakistan. It is recommended to drink bottled water or boiled water during the tour.

Yes, you can use your mobile phone during the tour, but it is recommended to purchase a local SIM card for better connectivity and cheaper rates.

There are no specific age restrictions for the tour, but it is recommended to consult with your doctor if you have any medical conditions or limitations.

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