The route is in the Himalayas of Pakistan, in the Diamir District of Gilgit-Baltistan. (Northern Territory), on the northern side. Nanga Parbat and a few kilometers south of the Karakorum Highway and the Indus River in Chilas. Peri Meadows is a green plateau at 3,300M and also offers a view of the 8,126M Nanga Parbat, also known as the “KILLER MOUNTAIN” because many climbers have lost their lives during the climb. Nanga Parbat is the western anchor of the Himalayan range and then begins the Karakoram range. In 1953, the mountains of Austria Mr. Herman Buhl reached the 2nd highest peak in Pakistan and the 9th highest peak in the world.
Himalayas Nanga Parbat:
Fairy Meadow is a peaceful and relaxing place to enjoy the mountain atmosphere and the hospitality of the local people. Fairy Meadow has easy access to its base camp above 8000M and some of the best mountain panoramas in the world with day hikes and climbs. This is one of the easiest treks in Pakistan and is easily accessible from the Karakoram Highway, suitable for all levels of hikers. About 550 km from Rawalpindi or Islamabad to Raikot Bridge (1400M) on the Karakoram Road, from here you can take a local jeep to Jhal 2700M on a good jeep road. The trail ends at Jhal, where there is a tea shop or lunch, From where the trek starts, porters or horses can be present. An easy 2-3 hour walk to Fairy Meadows 3300M, there are specially built wooden huts for a comfortable overnight stay. You can bring your sleeping tent, but there are sleeping tents and cots and sleeping bags at the campsite. You do not need to take it from the bottom, the restaurant has food.
Nanga Parbat Fort.
From here it is an easy 2-3 hour walk through the forest to the edge of the plateau called BEYAL 3500M, where there are also camping sites, lodges, and restaurants. A little ahead is the viewpoint of Nanga Parbat which offers a great view of the north face of Nanga Parbat and the majestic mountain. You can spend a day walking around Beyali. You can do a day hike to Nanga Parbat base camp (3-4 hours drive back to Beyal) at around 3900M. Feri Meadow is accessed from the Raikot Bridge on the Karakoram Highway between Gilgit and Chilas.
Best time: May to mid-October Duration: 07 days from Islamabad to Islamabad Song: 3 days Highest altitude: 3900M Start and End: Jhal (2700M) Distance: About 21 Km Standard: The easy way
01: Arrive at Islamabad Airport, and meet our guide. And overnight at the hotel, sightseeing in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. (If you arrive early, you can go to Gilgit on your arrival day or drive to Besham or Naran)
02: Fly to Gilgit or Chilasa on Karakoram Highway (10-12 hours). Overnight at the hotel.
03: Drive from Chilas or Gilgit to Rakiot Bridge, and transfer to the local jeep. And drive to Jhala for one and a half hours, then drive to Peri Meadows for 2-3 hours at camp or lodge. Above Jhal Tato village, you can eat and have lunch and hire porters if needed, horses or donkeys. It’s about a 5.5km walk and a 600m climb to Fairy Meadows.
04: Trek 2-3 hours through the forest, easily gaining 5 km and 200M elevation. Then viewpoint and continue to Nanga Parbat base 3900M, return to Peri Meadows overnight in a tent or hut (Total 7-8 hours)
05: Climb Raikot Bridge by Jhala and jeeps, then drive to Chilas via Karakorum Highway. Overnight at the hotel.