VISIT IN PAKISTAN TREKS TOURS AND EXPEDITIONS has a long track record of organizing Trekking in Pakistan. We have had groups completed K2 and Gandogoro Trek on previous occasions. We designed our itinerary based on over 25 Years of an experienced team, which is the best in acclimatization, safety, and enjoyment. We intend to keep the day-by-day itinerary detailed below, although there might be some flexibility due to local conditions or other factors beyond our control. If this is the case, the trek leader will do everything possible to work out the itinerary changes to minimize your inconvenience. Adventure travel requires an open and flexible attitude. You may experience extreme conditions, unpredictable weather, and last-minute changes to the itinerary beyond our control. The ability to work in a team is an essential aspect of all of our trips.
This Trek is located in the Himalayas of Pakistan in Diamir district of Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), in the northern flank of the Nanga Parbat and few kilometers south Karakorum Highway and Indus River at Chilas. Nanga Parbat (8125m) is one of the most beautiful mountains globally, situated in Pakistan. Nanga Parbat is the western anchor of the Himalayas and is the westernmost eight-thousander. Nanga Parbat means “Naked Mountain” It has three famous faces for the climbing routes with major base camps are Rupal face (Eastern face), Raikot- Fairy Meadow face (North-Western face), and Diamir face (Western front). Which are different in appearance and shape, and their routes start from other valleys. The Rupal face offers trekkers breathtaking close -up views.
Nanga Parbat is not a single peak but consists of 20km long series of peaks and ridges culminating in an ice crest (8125m). Nanga Parbat Range has more flowers in addition to the main Nanga Parbat peak 8125M. There are many trekking peaks around this region, South Jalipur Peak (5206M), North Jalipur peak (5215M), Buldar peak, Rupal Peak, and many more in the trekking routes. Nanga Parbat (naked mountain) is the ninth highest peak but the first in actual climbing in the world. It is also known as Killer Mountain, and it has so far taken the most significant toll on human lives. This Trek enables one to see the contrasting facets of Nanga Parbat from the lush green alpine meadows of Rupal valley to the stark landscape of Diamer valley. Pakistan is a destination for culture and adventure tours. There are many exciting options for adventure tours and thrill-seekers. Nanga Parbat base camp trekking has several routes, but the famous trekking route is Rupal Valley, Fairy Meadows, and the around Nanga Parbat. Nanga Parbat can provide us with some excellent trekking.
The mountain approach is through delightful Alpine country, with pine forests and grassy meadows filled with flowers. The mountains views, even from a relatively low altitude, are magnificent. The great idea of Nanga Parbat from the Indus River is one of the most incredible sights in the world. Challenging Naga Parbat base camp trekking trail starts from Islamabad, continue throw crossing Chilas, KKH, Astore Village, Tarashing, Nanga Parbat Base Camp Rupal Face, Shaigiri, Mazeno Pass 5377m, Loiba Meadows, Zangot, Kachal Pass, Juliper Pass 5206m, Nanga Parbat Base Camp Raikot Face, Beel, Fairy Meadows, Tato Village and down to KKH and ending at Islamabad. Nanga Parbat base camp trekking program includes a visit to all three faces crossing high passes en route. Nanga Parbat base camp trekking can be shortened according to available time, as we have given different options to finish trekking at several points. Fairy Meadows is a lush green plateau at 3300M, offering a breathtaking view of the Nanga Parbat Mountain 8126M, also called “KILLER MOUNTAIN” because of its reputation that many climbers have lost their lives while conquering it. The Nanga Parbat is in the western part of the Himalayan Mountain Range, is the anchor of the west, and then starts the Karakorum Mountain Range. It is the 2nd highest peak in Pakistan, and the 9th position in the world has been climbed the first time by Mr. Herman Buhl, the Austrian climber in 1953. Fairy meadow is a very peaceful and relaxing place to enjoy the local people’s mountain atmosphere and hospitality. Fairy Meadow offers easy access to the above 8000M peak base camp and one of the world’s finest mountain panoramas with several wonderful day short side trips and climbs. This is one of the easiest treks in Pakistan and easily accessible from the Karakorum Highway, suits all level of the trekkers. It is about 550km from Rawalpindi or Islamabad on Karakorum Highway to Raikot Bridge (1400M), from where you will have the local jeeps to Jhal 2700M one and half hour drive on the fantastic jeep road. The road ends at Jhal, where is a tea shop to have tea or lunch. From here, the Trek starts. It can have porters or horses too. It is 2-3 hours easy walk on a simple route to the Fairy Meadows 3300M. There are various camping sites and traditionally built wood huts, where your night could be comfortable. You may take your sleeping tents, but sleeping tents with mattresses and sleeping bags are available at the camping sites. You do not need to bring from down, and meals are available in the restaurants. Here it is an excellent place to be relaxed just in the fort of Nanga Parbat. From here, it is easy to walk 2-3 hrs through the forest till the edge of the plateau called BEYAL 3500M, and here are also the camping sites, huts, and restaurants. A little ahead, there is a viewpoint of Nanga Parbat that offers a magnificent view of the North Face of Nanga Parbat and sounding mountains.
You may have side one-day trips around Beyal. You may full a day excursion trip to the Base Camp of Nanga Parbat (3-4 hrs go and back to Beyal), which is about 3900M. Fairy Meadow is accessed from the Raikot Bridge on the Karakorum Highway, between Gilgit and Chilas. You may fly to Gilgit 1 hrs from Islamabad then by road to Raikot Bridge 50 Km. There is also an option from Naran via Babu Sar Pass to Chilas and on KKH to Raikot Bridge.
Trip Name Nangaperbat Base Trek
Altitude 3,300 -m
Location Diamer Gilgit baltistan
Ideal Time June-September
Duration 9 days
|Dates||July, June, May|
Day 1: Day 1: ARRIVAL DAY IN ISLAMABAD-PAKISTAN
Pass By: Islamabad International Airport Most international flights arrive at Islamabad International Airport in the mornings. Your Guide will meet and greet you at the Airport. Then, you will be transferred to the hotels. The rest of the days is free to recover from your journey. Later in the day, we will have a group briefing about the Trek. Meals included: • Dinner Accommodation included: HOTEL.
Day 2: Day 2: DRIVE TO CHILLAS (461km)
Stop At: Karakoram Highway, Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan Today, we will leave the purpose-built Capital City Islamabad behind and start our epic Adventure towards the North on the famous Ancient Karakoram Highway in a minibus. We will pass through lush green valleys and small towns to a luxury hotel in Chillas Town. Spend the night in Chillas. Duration: 9 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: HOTEL
Day 3: Day 3: DRIVE & TREK TO FAIRY MEADOW (3300m)
Stop At: Fairy Meadows, Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan After breakfast, we will start our journey towards Fairy Meadows. We will transfer you to Tatu village on 4×4 Jeeps. After the Jeep ride, you will be hiking for 2-3 hours to reach Fairy Meadows. Arriving at The Fairy Meadows, we will spend the night in comfortable log cabins with wood burners to keep us warm. The Fairy Meadows is the perfect place to chill out and unwind; watch the clouds dance past Nanga Parbat, the glacier snaking through the valley below, and explore the cold woods surrounding our log cabins. From Fairy Meadows, you can see the most beautiful mountain in Pakistan and the ninth highest mountain globally, Nanga Parbat. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: CABINS/CAMPING
Day 4: Day 4: TREK TO BASE CAMP (3500m)
Stop At Fairy Meadows, Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan A few kilo-meters after Fairy Meadows, a second campsite called Beyal, where it is much quieter and has even better views than the previous CampCamp. After Beyal, the trail gets tougher, although more rewarding. The way becomes an arid but impressive landscape from an alpine forest, surrounded by snow and ice blocks. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: CABINS/CAMPING
Day 5: Day 5: TREK BACK TO FAIRY MAIDOW (3300m)
Stop At: Fairy Meadows, Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan After spending the night in the CampCamp, we will Trek back to Fairy Meadows. At Fairy Meadows, You can fill in your journals, sketch, paint, rest, or take photographs of the Beautiful mountain during different times of the day. Sunrises, sunsets, and full moons are amazing at fairy meadows. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: CABINS/CAMPING
Day 6: Day 6: DRIVE TO BESHAM
Stop At Karakoram Highway, Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan, Leaving The Fairy Meadows behind with so many good memories. We will travel back to Raikot Bridge, where we will pause for lunch before rejoining Karakoram Highway and continue the journey to Besham. On the way to Besham, we drive through Chilas and Dassu, traveling along the Indus river on Karakoram Highway. Besham is a lovely small town with friendly hotels. There is no Tourist attraction here. Hot Showers and a real bed to sleep in tonight. Duration: 9 hours of Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included:
Day 7: Day 7: DRIVE TO ISLAMABAD
Stop At Mushkpuri Top, Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province Today, we will Continue our Epic Journey towards Islamabad. We will pass through some other culturally rich and historical Towns, Abbot Abad, Hassan Abdal, Haripur, And Taxila. Taxila is an important archaeological site of ancient India, situated about 32 km north-west of Islamabad. The origin of Taxila as a city goes back to c.1000 BCE. Some ruins at Taxila date to the time of the Achaemenid Empire in the 6th century BCE. Duration: 9 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: HOTEL
Day 8: Day 8: SIGHTSEEING DAY IN ISLAMABAD
Pass By: Faisal Mosque, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory Today, we will explore Islamabad. Islamabad is a purpose-built City, which was built-in 1961 as the new capital of Pakistan. It is a lush green city surrounded by Faisal Mosque and Marghala Hills, and the local Bazars are the main attraction. This attraction remains open seven days a week, 24 hours. Parliament House and other prominent buildings can only be viewed from outside. In the morning, we will visit the Faisal mosque and local Markets and then head toward Marghala hill in the afternoon. Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: HOTEL.
Day 9: Day 9: DEPARTURE DAY-FLY BACK HOME
Pass By: Islamabad International Airport After breakfast, and we will transfer you to the Airport for your flight back home. No meals are included on this day. No accommodation is included on this day.
- SERVICES INCLUDED
- All Airport pick and drop
- One-way fare between––Skardu – Islamabad.
- Transportation briefing, debriefing, and sightseeing.
- Transportation between Islamabad – chilas – Skardu -Askoli–Hushe- Fairy meadow.
- Three nights’ Accommodation, the twin bedroom in Islamabad (bed & breakfast)
- One night in Chilas Hotel with full board.Two nights in Fairy meadow with the entire board.
- Two nights in fairy meadow hut with full board.
- Two nights in Tarnishing with full board.
- Three nights in Skardu with full board.
- Local staff Wages, insurance, food, and equipment.
- Low porters to carry trekking foods, member personal to all mentioned places.
- Way up 25kg each trekking members.
- Way down 25kg each trekking members.
- All trekking and base camp foods.
- Comfortable members tent, Mess tent, Kitchen tent, toilet tent, table, chairs & kitchen utensils.
- Assistance for Reconfirmation of international flight tickets.
- All Camping fees, road taxes & bridge crossing fees.
- Low Porters types of equipment.
- Documentation fee
- Trekking permit fee
- SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
- Member international flight tickets
- Helicopter emergency rescue fees (refundable after deduction of U$D 500/- if not use, it is now US$15000/-
- Members any climbing gears
- Member personal insurance
- Sleeping bag and all personal expenses such as telephone calls, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks,
- Room service, gratuities for personal services, items of a purely personal nature
- Custom clearing charges (import and export of types of equipment)
- Any unforeseen expenses (just like road block extra hotel stay or if members stay more days at Base Camp), then members will be payable according to the numbers of days basses.
- Trekking members will come together. If any/some member split during the period, then their extra expenses will be charged according to the average price