Fairy Meadows Trek offers an adventure of a lifetime . It offers a drive along Indus River, a small hike, a view of Nanga Parbat (8126m), clear view of stars and short hikes in to meadows through small valleys of diamer district. Fairy Meadows Trek starts with a jeep ride from Raikot Bridge to Tatu Village. The first stop of the trek is Chilas, a city located in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan.
There are three ways to reach Chilas for the Fairy Meadows Trek, the first one and most feasible in terms of exploring scenic beauty is via NaranKaghan. It takes about 10-12 hrs to reach Chilas via Naran-Kaghan and Babusar Top. Second option is via Karakoram Highway. Babusar Top is closed due to heavy snowfall in winters from November to May, so the alternate route that adventurer’s take is via Karakoram Highway through Mansehra, Besham and Kohistan region. This route take about 14-16 hours from Islamabad. Third option is to take a one hour flight from Islamabad to Gilgit and a 2-3 hour drive to Chilas by road.
The best time to do this trek is from April-September, the greenery of the meadows with snow on the top of the mountains takes you close to nature, away from hectic urban life. Any health person can do this trek, it is an easy, short and perfect for beginners. This trek also offers a lot of adventure. The jeep track from Raikot Bridge to Tatu village is one of the most dangerous jeep tracks in the world, yet the local jeep driver will drive like a walk in the park.
- TransportationJeep, Bus
- Max Altitude4023 m
- Air TicketIncluded