Tour Type
Culture & Adventure Tours

Fairy Meadows & Rakaposhi Adventure Trip 2023-2024 Updated

10 Days 9 Nights

Tour Details

Embark on a 10-day adventure through Pakistan's majestic landscapes:
Begin in Islamabad, departing for Chillas via the Karakoram Highway, visiting Kiwai Waterfall and Naran Valley. Experience the breathtaking Fairy Meadows with a Jeep ride and a hike offering views of Nanga Parbat, the 9th highest mountain. Trek to Nanga Parbat Basecamp, then travel to Gilgit, exploring the world's highest peaks, including Nanga Parbat and Rakaposhi. Head to Hunza, visiting historic sites, Attabad Lake, and the iconic Hussaini Bridge. Continue to Khunjerab National Park, the world's highest international border. Return through Naran, concluding the journey in Islamabad with a restful day for shopping and relaxation.

Basic Information
Islamabad, Fairy Meadows, Rakaposhi, & Hunza
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Transport from Airport - Airport  
  • Breakfast 🥞 
  • Accommodation in Hotels and traditional guest houses  
  • 4/4 Jeeps wherever required during the Trip 
  • Toll/Taxes/Fuel 
  • Driver Expenses 
  • Certified first-aid mountaineering captains
  • Destination Pakistan welcome gift pack to our adventurers
  • Letter of invitation (if required) 
  • visa application assistance (if required)
Not Included
  • Intl airline tickets 
  • Lunch  
  • Personal expenses including buying personal gear, snacks or extra food and drinks
  • Entry tickets of any kind

Tour Plans

Day 01: Departure from Islamabad

Embark on an unforgettable journey as you depart from the capital city, Islamabad, and set forth on the mesmerizing Karakoram Highway, the highest paved road in the world. Marvel at the picturesque landscapes during the 8-9 hours drive to Chillas, making a stop to witness the captivating Kiwai Waterfall. Traverse through Naran Valley, Batakundi, and Babusar Top, each unveiling its unique charm. Arrive in Chillas, where a sumptuous dinner awaits, followed by a comfortable night's stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Experience the Fairy Meadows Ride

As the sun rises, indulge in a hearty breakfast before heading to Raikot. Transfer to 4x4 jeeps for a thrilling 3-hour ride, culminating in the enchanting Fairy Meadows. This world-renowned destination for adventure seekers provides a panoramic view of Nanga Parbat, the 9th highest mountain globally. The evening is filled with a delectable dinner, a crackling bonfire, and a night stay in the ethereal Fairy Meadows.

Day 03: Trek to Nanga Parbat Basecamp

With an early breakfast, gear up for an exhilarating trek to Nanga Parbat Basecamp and Bayal Camp. The 4-5 hours hike leads to the awe-inspiring Nanga Parbat Basecamp, where a night at Bayal Camp is nothing short of magical. Dinner is served against the backdrop of a blazing bonfire, making the night at Bayal Camp truly memorable.

Day 04: Travel to Gilgit

After a refreshing breakfast, retrace your steps to Fairy Meadows' Bayal Camp and embark on a jeep ride back to Raikot. Continue the journey to Gilgit City, where a delicious dinner and a night's stay await, providing a perfect blend of comfort and adventure.

Day 05: Experience World’s Highest Peaks

Begin your day with a nourishing breakfast before a brief stop at the Rakaposhi viewpoint, the 27th highest peak globally. Brace yourself for a challenging yet rewarding 4-5 hour hike to Rakaposhi Basecamp, an experience that offers breathtaking vistas. The night at Rakaposhi Basecamp is adorned with dinner, a bonfire, and the majestic presence of one of the world's highest peaks.

Day 6: Hunza Valley Tour

Rise to a delightful breakfast before descending from Rakaposhi or traveling from Minapin to Hunza. Explore the vibrant Karimabad Bazaar, visit the iconic Eagle Nest Peak during sunset, and settle in for a serene night's stay in the enchanting Hunza Valley.

Day 7: Explore Hunza’s Vicinity

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Karimabad Market, savor the famous Walnut Cake at Café de Hunza, and delve into the history of Baltit Fort and 11th-century Altit with its royal gardens. Visit the stunning blue-hued Attabad Lake, marvel at the Passu Cones, and cross the world's longest hanging bridge – the Hussaini Bridge. The night in Passu Gojal is complemented by dinner, a bonfire, and the enchanting beauty of your surroundings.

Day 8: Travel to Khunjerab National Park

After a nourishing breakfast, journey to Khunjerab National Park and the Pakistan-China border at Khunjerab, the highest international border at 15,397 ft. Optionally, indulge in local and desi food at Passu Walnut Café and Yak Grill Café. Your night in Passu Gojal is sure to be filled with awe and wonder.

Day 9: Travel Back to Chillas

Kickstart your day with breakfast and visit Baskochi Top and Hopar Glacier before making your way back to Chillas. Enjoy the night amidst the serene surroundings of Chillas.

Day 10: Travel to Islamabad

Savor a final breakfast and make short stops along the way as you journey back to Islamabad. Whether opting for a night stay in the capital or a drop-off at the airport, your adventure concludes with a treasure trove of memories from the unparalleled landscapes of Pakistan.

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