Fairy Meadow is a meadow on the north side of Nanga Parbat(
9th highest in the World and 2nd highest in Pakistan,
a few kilometers south of the Karakoram Highway and the Indus River in the
Diamer district of Northern Areas, Pakistan. It is
the best place to view the majestic beauty of Nanga Parbat. Willy Merkl, the
leader of the 1932 German-American expedition, named it Fairy Meadow due to
its wonderful scenery.
Most tourists who come to see Nanga Parbat stay at Fairy Meadow, which is at
an elevation of 3,300 m (10,827 ft); tents and simple food are available
there. On the route to the meadow lie two small villages, Tatu and Fenturi;
nearby the meadow is Tarar Lake. Many visitors visit up to the standard
(northern) base camp of Nanga Parbat.
Fairy Meadows is connected to
Chilas and Gilgit which is well
connected by air with Islamabad( weather dependent) and by road with
Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Skardu and Chitral. You can take a flight to Gilgit
from the capital of the country and reach Gilgit.