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Base Camp Nanga Parbat

Fairy Meadow / Raikot, Near Gilgit, Gilgit, Pakistan
+92 345 5061634
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Once in life time experience Heaven on Earth 👍

We visited fairy Meadows on 13 July 2017. 1st of all we have to understand what fairy Meadows is... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Shoaib Q
Lahore, Pakistan
via mobile
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To visit Nanga Parbat base camp was a dream come true and the best way to do it is to hike if you... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
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Fairy Meadow / Raikot, Near Gilgit, Gilgit, Pakistan
+92 345 5061634
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We visited fairy Meadows on 13 July 2017. 1st of all we have to understand what fairy Meadows is? Fairy Meadows, named by German climbers and locally known as Joot, is a grassland near one of the base camp sites of the Nanga Parbat, located...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

To visit Nanga Parbat base camp was a dream come true and the best way to do it is to hike if you have stamina else you can hire a pony and you get everything at Fairy Meadows but I recommend to take snacks to...More

2  Thank Mehboobalia
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Fair meadows (Nanga Parbat Base Camp) is one of the most beautiful place on the earth in front of Killer Mountain Nanga Parbat You can access this base camp thru 2-hours jeep travel and 5-hours hiking track.

3  Thank Saad N
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque locations in Northern Pakistan. It requires a high level of physical fitness as you'll be hiking along mountainous routes to get to your desired destination. For an average person, it takes about 5 hours to get to...More

2  Thank JHUSOM
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited during last days of August. Temprature was in Islamabd 43c but here it started snow soon after we arrived. So must take warm clothes with raincoat too. There is 1.5 to 2 hours hike as well from Payu, where jeeb drops u so needed...More

2  Thank Zafar Y
Reviewed 3 September 2016

But it is now utterly spoilt by the total lack of respect shown by a vast majority of visitors. Rubbish strewn around, lime green plastic bottles just thrown by the track and around the camp site along with anything else that people can't be bothered...More

5  Thank Sidekick18
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I went to Nanga Parbat just a week ago! It was a short trip with 2 colleagues, 1 friend and my brother in law! We did trekking from Fairy Meadows to Nanga Parbat Base Camp 1. It took us 6.5 hours to reach there. It...More

5  Thank Usman S
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This place can only be described as breath taking. Unbelievable beauty and the shear size of these mountains is glorious.

2  Thank Mohammed S
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

One of the most accessible 8000m peaks in the world, with stunning beauty. A hairy jeep drive up to fairy meadow, great day treks to Base camp and around.

2  Thank Jaybusman
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I was there last year summer. The another name for the Nanga Parbat basecamp is called the Fairy Meadow. I was really fascinated by the name and requested my guide to bring me there. Fairy Meadow is indeed a very beautiful and green meadow, filled...More

8  Thank Juzmeantea
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27 August 2017|
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Response from JHUSOM | Reviewed this property |
I remember spending time there in the 2nd week of June. We were a bunch of roughly 50 people and at the end, we felt that our timing couldn't have been more perfect.
Osama A
30 July 2017|
Response from JHUSOM | Reviewed this property |
Temperature varies. You'll have to prepare for all sorts of weather fluctuations. Following items are a must: Windbreaker, raincoat, a warm jacket preferably wool when it gets real cold, a P-cap & shades when the sun's too... More
14 December 2016|
Response from Zafar Y | Reviewed this property |
It depends from where u r starting. If u r going from Islamabad then at-least 10k with public transport, staying one night there