Fairy Meadows (Gilgit Baltistan)

Fairy Meadows, a lush green plateau, is located at an altitude of 3,300 meters at the base of Nanga Parbat, giving a splendid view of The Killer Mountain, Nanga Parbat. It is situated at the distance of 410 km from Islamabad via Naran-Chilas Road, turn right on Karakoram Highway after Chilas toward Fairy Meadows, in Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan. From Raikot Bridge on Karakoram Highway, you have to hire a jeep to reach Tatoo village, then two to three-hour trekking, you will be in a heaven of earth, Fairy Meadows.

Fairy Meadows is a very peaceful and relaxing place after a long difficult and dangerous jeep track to enjoy the mountain atmosphere. It remains a lovely place for hikers, climbers, photographers, wildlife lovers, etc. The pine forests in Fairy Meadows provides one the best scenic view and definitely homeland for a number of species of birds and wildlife. It provides a majestic and splendid view of the North Face of Nanga Parbat, commonly known as the Raikot Face.

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Fairy Meadows, a lush green plateau, is located at an altitude of 3,300 meters at the base of Nanga Parbat, giving a splendid view of The Killer Mountain, Nanga Parbat. It is situated at the distance of 410 km from Islamabad via Naran-Chilas Road, turn right on Karakoram Highway after Chilas toward Fairy Meadows, in Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan. From Raikot Bridge on Karakoram Highway, you have to hire a jeep to reach Tatoo village, then two to three-hour trekking, you will be in a heaven of earth, Fairy Meadows.

Fairy Meadows Map

Toursim in Fairy Meadows

Riakot Glacier

Fairy Meadows plateau is a beautiful place at the top of the mountain in front of Nanga Parbat. This is Raikot Glacier from the Rakhiot Face of the Nanga Parbat. One have to cross this glacier to access the Base Camp to get the front view of the Nanga Parbat.

Visit tourplaces in Riakot Glacier

Fairy Meadows Gallery

Fairy Meadows Plateau in front of Nanga Parbat

Fairy Meadows is a lush green plateau in front of mighty mountain Nanga Parbat. It can be accessed by Jeep and followed by 4-5 hours difficult trekking. As you will be there, your tiredness and sufferings from travelling are no more there.

Difficult Hiking Trek to Fairy Meadows

After Tatto village, there is a difficult and dangerous hiking trek toward Fairy Meadows.

Narrow Trek to Fairy Meadows

After Tatto village, there is narrow goat trek toward Fairy Meadows. It takes 3-4 hours to access Fairy Meadows. Trek is much difficult at some of the places. Trek also becomes difficult due to the dry and hot weather, but after reaching Fairy Meadows, you will forget every difficult of the trek.

Rough and Dry Track to Fairy Meadows

Fairy Meadows track is rough and dry track, that starts from Raikot Bridge at KKH. Weather is dry and hot, so one must have water supply with them. But track gives colorful pictureous view at various location and turns.

Dangerous Track toward Fairy Meadows

Track to Fairy Meadows is one of the difficult jeep track due to its narrow path, having inclined clips on one side and deep slope on other side. It is 16 km track full of dangerous curves on the road and narrow passage. Weather conditions on the track, are hot and dry, so tourist must have water supply with them.

KKH near Riakot Bridge

Karakorum Highway just before Riakot Bridge along the Indus River, gives colorful scenic views due to barran landscape of the area.

Track from Riakot Bridge

From Raikot Bridge at KKH, a 16 km jeep track leads toward Fairy Meadows. At the beginning, it looks start and easy but after few kilometers it becomes extreme slope with narrow passage at the height.

Nanga Parbat from Fairy Meadows

A beautiful and shining view of Mount Nanga Parbat from Fairy Meadows in a particially cloudy atmosphere.

Mountain View from Fairy Meadows

green field of fairy meadows

Fairy Meadows Cottages

Fairy Meadows Cottages provides best accommodations and camping facilities at beautiful site of Fairy Meadows to get the splendid view of the Nanga Prabat and Fairy Meadows Plateau.