Hiking in Fairy Meadows

Discover the immense natural beauty and incredible landscapes of Pakistan’s remote Fairy Meadows!

Situated in the heart of the Pakistani Himalayas, Fairy Meadows is vast and isolated. From walking various circuits in the valley to hiking to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, there is plenty to experience and explore in this beautiful place! Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Hiking trips to the Fairy Meadows. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Fairy Meadows

Fairy Meadows National Park is widely considered to be the most beautiful part of all of Pakistan. Surrounded by the immaculate, snow-capped Himalayan mountains and boasting thick evergreen forests as well as verdant meadows, exploring the valley on foot is the best way to see all of its natural delights.


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Best time to visit:

June to October


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How to get there:

Any trip to the Fairy Meadows begins with a flight into Islamabad International Airport (ISB). Most guides will opt to meet you here and provide transport to the start of the trip

What’s the weather like?

During the hiking season, average daily temperatures in the Fairy Meadows range from 12 ºC to 20 ºC (54 ºF to 68 ºF). Rain is infrequent during this time of year, with an average of 5 to 15 millimeters (0.2 to 0.6 inches) falling each month

More info about Hiking in Fairy Meadows:

Sitting about 300 kilometers (186 miles) northeast of Islamabad, Fairy Meadows is the perfect destination for an immersive Pakistani hiking adventure. Any trip to Fairy Meadows will include about four days of getting to and returning from the isolated valley. Most guides will opt to meet you in Islamabad and then either fly or drive to one of the nearby mountain towns before transferring to the valley the following day. Located at an altitude of 3,300 meters (10,800 feet), the valley runs from the foot of Nanga Parbat, the highest peak in Pakistan, north to Rakhiot Lake. The Nanga Parbat base camp trek, which can be done in six days (including transport to and from Islamabad). This hike takes you through the meadow, ascending slightly the entire way. Some will opt to extend the length of the trip in order to hike to the top of Jillipur Peak (5,206 meters/17,080 feet) or Buldar Peak (5,602 meters/18,379 feet). From these summits, there are great views out over the valley

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