Fairy Meadows.

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Fairy Meadows is in the heart of breathtaking North Pakistan.
A place which provides an inspiring view of Pakistan's 2nd highest Mountain Nanga Parbat, which, at 8126 m,is the 9th highest mountain in the world.
The Fairy Meadows are lush green alpine pastures situated in the middle of a pine forest at an altitude of 3,306 m. The meadows have since long been a thrilling destination for polo lovers, back packers, climbers, wildlife researchers, photographers, painters & geologists, besides naturelovers who spend here a couple of days for real adventure.
The NANGA PARBAT BROAD VIEW Hotel & Camping Site located at a distance of five minutes hike from main village and other tourist resorts overlooks the five adjacent peaks of Nanga Parbat locally called Raikot Peak, Chongra Peak, Ganalo Peak & Susrobush Peak. It also presents an enchanting view of Raikot Glacier.
How To Get There
Fairy Meadows can easily be approached from the capital, Islamabad. Jeeps are available round the clock, carrying 6 passengers on one vehicle. A small Cafe in Jail village offers refreshments & lunch.
Routes to Fairy Meadows
Islamabd to Gilgit (2 Hours by Air).Gilgit to Raikot Bridge ( 2 Hours by Road). Raikot Bridge to Tatto (1.5 Hours 4 X 4 Jeep Drive).Tatto to Fairy Meadows ( 4 Hours Trek).
Islamabd to Chilas (11 Hours by Road).Chilas to Raikot Bridge (2 Hours by Road). Raikot Bridge to Tatto (1.5 Hours 4 X 4 Jeep Drive).Tatto to Fairy Meadows (4 Hours Trek)
Islamabd to Kaghan Valley 7 Hours by Road).Kaghan to Chilas via Babusar Pass 4 Hours by Road). Chilas to Raikot Bridge (2 Hours by Road).Raikot Bridge to Tatto (1.5 Hours 4 X 4 Jeep Drive). Tatto to Fairy Meadows (4 Hours Trek)
Daily flights to Gilgit from Islamabad
Log cabins with or without attached baths & camping arena is available having the enchanting view of Nanga Parbat. Tourists can pitch their own tents or, they can hire tents from staff. Dining area & kitchen are located adjacent to camping site. Toilets & baths can be reached very comfortably from cabins & tents. The whole area is demarcated with a controlled access and the tourists are free to enjoy the privacy within the vicinity.
Hikes & Trek
The famous day hike from Broad View Hotel is for Beyal Camp & the base camp of Nanga Parbat. Friendly and experienced mountain guides, who are familiar with the terrain, accompany the visitors. Staff at Broad View Hotel is experienced and help trekkers in planning their routes. Camping equipment & food can also be arranged for these treks.
Fresh Pakistani and European meals are available.
Local food can also be prepared upon request.

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Pictures by Aqeel Baig.

Tags : Fairy Meadows, Nanga Parbat, Raikot Peak, Chongra Peak, Ganalo Peak, Susrobush Peak,

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