Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Base Camp Tour

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Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Base Camp Tour

Prices

From $1,025USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotels

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Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Highlights

Experience the beauty of Pakistan's mountains and meadows on this 7-day guided adventure

Journey along world-renowned mountain roads from the comfort of an air-conditioned private vehicle.

Ride in a 4x4 Jeep across terrain where ordinary vehicles can’t drive.

Witness the majesty of Nanga Parbat from the beautiful Fairy Meadows.

Trek through forest and along a glacier to reach the Beyal base camp of Nanga Parbat.

Explore the Pakistani Himalaya on this wonderful guided trip to Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat basecamp.  This trip is a wonderful journey, and a big part of the fun is just getting to the start of the trip.

Journey by coach, Jeep, and foot to reach some of the most magnificent views on Earth. This guided trek to Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat base camp gives you the perfect mix of comfort and adventure. You’ll travel the world-renowned Karakorum Highway in the comfort of a private, air-conditioned coach. You’ll sleep comfortably in hotels and mountain cottages with awe-inspiring views.

Take a Jeep ride along a road that’s impassable for ordinary vehicles, then continue on foot to reach the mystical Fairy Meadows, at the base of the mighty Nanga Parbat. Then, get up-close and personal with this massive mountain by hiking to the Beyal base camp. Your experienced guide will show you all the wonders of this amazing region. You’ll never forget your guided trek to Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat!

Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Base Camp Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Islamabad

Distance: N/A

Overnight Location
Hotel in Islamabad
Meals
Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Travel to Chilas

Get an early start today as a private coach or van takes you for an air-conditioned drive to Chilas, a small town on the Indus River in the heart of Gilgit-Baltistan. Depending on road conditions, you will travel via either the Karakoram Highway or via the Naran Valley.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight Location
 Shangrila Hotel, Chilas
Distance
 9-10 hr transfer

Day 3 Jeep Ride and trek to Fairy Meadows

Another early start on this guided tour to Fairy Meadows.  Today is another day of travel, and your early start gives you plenty of time for adventures today! Continue driving along the Karakorum Highway today for about 3 hours until you reach Raikot Bridge. The beauty and majesty of this drive are overwhelming and widely considered some of the best views in the world. From Raikot Bridge the journey continues on to Tato Village for about an hour in 4X4 Jeeps.

Distance: 4 Hour Transfer, 3-hour walk

Overnight Location
  Greenland Cottages, Fairy Meadows
Meals
  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Trek to Nanga Parbat overlook

Today is a special day, as you trek to Nanga Parbat Base overlook.  Wake up today in the shadow of Nanga Parbat at the lovely Fairy Meadows. According to legend, this lush and green plateau is heaven for fairies. It is possible to spend the whole day relaxing here, enjoying the mystical atmosphere. The recommended option, however, is to get closer to the mighty Nanga Parbat by trekking to Beyal Camp, which is one of the base camps for Nanga Parbat.

The trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp begins by following the trail through a thick forest and alongside the Raikot Glacier until you reach the Nanga Parbat overlook (3,667 m / 12,030 ft ). Continue along the trail to Beyal Camp, enjoying views of Nanga Parbat that can only be described as magical. Be sure to have good hiking boots and a weather-proof jacket for the 3-hour hike to Beyal Camp. Stop to rest and absorb your surroundings before returning to Fairy Meadows by the same trail.

Back at Fairy Meadows, enjoy local music and a bonfire. Look up for a clear view of the Milky Way galaxy against the majestic backdrop of Nanga Parbat. Sleep well tonight in the lodge in Fairy Meadows, full of the wonders of nature.
Distance: 5-6 hours of trekking to Nanga Parbat Base Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight Location
Hotel in Fairy Meadows

Day 5 Drive to Naran

Today you will leave beautiful Fairy Meadows and return to Chilas by the same route that brought you to Fairy Meadows. Begin by hiking down from Fairy Meadows to Tato Village, which you will find is much easier going in this direction. From Tato Village, another one-hour Jeep ride takes you back to Raikot Bridge. Travel again on the Karakoram Highway until you reach Naran.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Naran
Distance: 2-3 hours of hiking, 3-4 hours of driving

Meals
  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Return to Islamabad

Today you’ll enjoy stunning mountain views to conclude your visit to this incredible region as you return to Islamabad. Rest well in a hotel in central Islamabad in preparation for your journey home.
Overnight Location: Roomy Atlas Hotel, Islamabad
Distance: 279km drive

Meals
 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 End of Tour

After breakfast, your group leader and/or guide will assist your transfer back to Islamabad airport in time for your flight home. Many guests combine the guided tour to Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Base Camp with other tours in the area.  Contact us about other tours.
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

Overnight Location
None

Dates and prices for Guided Tour to Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Basecamp

This guided trekking tour in Pakistan can be run either as a private tour for your group only, or you can join a group on a fixed departure date. The season for the trekking to Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Basecamp is typically from early April through late-October.

All the prices below are per person.

Private Trekking Tour to Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Basecamp

  • Guided Solo Travellers: $2,395USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 2: $1,595USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 3: $1,295USDper person
  • Guided Groups of 4: $1,195USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 5-6: $1,095USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 7+: $1,025USD per person

Dates and Prices to Join a Group

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Please note, that the fixed group departures are being run based on extended, 8, 9 or 10-day itineraries that let you enjoy the beautiful Fairy Meadows region for longer.

StartFinishDurationPlaces LeftPrice

2023-04-20

Islamabad

8 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-04-27

Islamabad

85+
$1,075USDBook Now
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2023-05-10

Islamabad

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-05-18

Islamabad

95+
$1,125USDBook Now
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2023-06-15

Islamabad

10 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-06-24

Islamabad

105+
$1,125USDBook Now
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2023-07-01

Islamabad

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-07-08

Islamabad

95+
$1,125USDBook Now
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2023-08-10

Islamabad

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-08-19

Islamabad

95+
$1,125USDBook Now
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2023-09-15

Islamabad

11 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-09-25

Islamabad

115+
$1,325USDBook Now
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2023-10-01

Islamabad

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-10-08

Islamabad

95+
$1,125USDBook Now
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2023-11-10

Islamabad

11 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-11-18

Islamabad

115+
$1,325USDBook Now
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Accommodation on the Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Basecamp Trek

Accommodation on this trekking tour is based on twin sharing basis.  The hotels and cottages chosen can be upgraded to deluxe accommodations for an additional charge

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $225USD to have a private room in hotels as a solo travelers. In some cases, there may be other solo travelers, and if desired we can try to match you with participants of the same sex.

Roomy Isb Atlas Hotel

Centrally located in a popular area of F-7 Markaz in Islamabad, this hotel is known for cleanliness and friendly staff.

Shangrila Hotel in Chilas

An oasis of rest along the Karakorum Highway, this hotel offers security and comfort at an amazing location along the Indus River.

Night 3-4

Fairy Meadows Greenland Cottages

Sleep comfortably in a cabin and wake up to breathtaking views of Nanga Parbat. The facilities are basic but adequate and you’ll find this a beautiful and comfortable base for exploring Fairy Meadows.

Shangrila Hotel in Chilas

An oasis of rest along the Karakorum Highway, this hotel offers security and comfort at an amazing location along the Indus River.

Roomy Isb Atlas Hotel

Centrally located in a popular area of F-7 Markaz in Islamabad, this hotel is known for cleanliness and friendly staff.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Base Camp Tour?

Meals

6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations in hotels and cottages as described in itinerary.

Transportation during the Tour

  • Airport transfers on first and last day of trip
  • 4x4 Jeep ride (as described in itinerary)
  • Domestic transport by air or private air-conditioned coaches (as described in itinerary)

Also Included

  • Knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • Safety equipment and emergency medical kits
  • All tolls on the highways
  • Visa support letter

Not included

  • Clothing, and other personal equipment
  • Phone calls, laundry, and other personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Visa to enter Pakistan
  • Flights to and from Islamabad, airport and departure taxes, excess baggage fees
  • Travel Insurance

Optional extras

  • You can upgrade this tour to deluxe accommodations in Islamabad.
  • Many guests pair this tour with another tour in Pakistan. Check out the overland trips to Skardu Valley, Chitral Valley and Hunza Valley.

Frequenty Asked Questions about Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Base Camp Tour

How safe is Pakistan?

You should always check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview on the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provides advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality. Travel advice from the US Department of State and other Governments can change at any point. All clients must assume and accept the risks associated with travel in Pakistan, and knowing that access to evacuation and/or consular support may not always be available. In such a case, our public liability cover does not extend to include cover for claims arising out of war and terrorism risks. 10Adventures.com Inc cannot be held liable for any inciden, claim, loss or damage, caused in this regard. Your travel insurance must ensure that you have adequate cover for travel through the region.

How hard is this tour?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. This tour to Fairy Meadows a 3 out of 5, mostly due to the trekking at elevation. Some trekking experience is recommended. The tour involves sleeping and trekking in elevations above 3,000 m.

Do I need a Visa?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government. Many nationalities will require a Visa that must be secured in advance of their trip. Details on a tourist Visa in Pakistan can be found here.

What is Pakistan’s Visa on Arrival Program?

Pakistan recently launched a tourist visa on Arrival program. Only certain countries are eligible for this visa, you can find the current list here. You can find out more about this Visa on the Government of Pakistan website.

Are meals included?

6 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have Health and Medical insurance to join this trip. You can get travel insurance here.

How do I get to Islamabad to start this tour?

Your guide and/or tour leader will meet you at Islamabad International Airport (ISB). You are responsible for your own flights to and from this airport.

Are the tours in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English-speaking.

Where does the tour end?

Your guide and/or tour leader will arrange for your return to Islamabad International Airport (ISB) in time for your return flight.

Do I need vaccines?

Check with your family doctor.

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Prices

From $1,025USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotels

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5.  We gave this rating for this tour mostly due to the trekking at high elevation. Some trekking experience is recommended. The tour involves sleeping and trekking in elevations above 3,000 m.


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