Day Hikes in Kaghan and the Shadow of Nanga Parbat – 8126M

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Experience captivating hikes amidst the lush alpine landscapes of the Kaghan Valley and Fairy Meadows, with Nanga Parbat (8126m) towering in the background. In Kaghan, explore the picturesque alpine lakes and ascend to the summit of Makra Peak (3885m) throughout the duration of the tour. Then, venture to the legendary Fairy Meadows and Beyal Camp, where you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring vistas of Nanga Parbat.


Key features:

Day Hike:Enjoy moderate day hikes combined with comfortable lodge accommodations each night.

Food:Transportation, lodging, and meals provided for the entirety of the tour.

Tour Guide:Benefit from the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, well-versed in both mountain terrain and local culture.

What to Expect


1. Engaging Day Hikes: Experience moderate yet fulfilling day hikes, offering opportunities to explore the surrounding landscapes.

2. Comfortable Lodge Accommodations: Relax each night in comfortable lodge accommodations, ensuring a restful and rejuvenating experience after a day of adventure.

3. All-Inclusive Support: Transportation, lodging, and meals provided throughout the tour, allowing you to focus solely on enjoying the journey.

4. Expert Guidance: Learn from a skilled guide who will enhance your experience with their knowledge of the terrain and local culture.

Overall, expect a well-rounded trip filled with outdoor exploration, cultural immersion, and moments of relaxation amidst stunning natural scenery.


Set off in the early morning for the enchanting Kaghan Valley. Continuing our journey, we proceed to Shogran, where we make a brief transfer to local jeeps for the final stretch of the trip. Spend the night at the hotel.

This morning, embark on a journey in local jeeps to the serene Siri Lake, then proceed to the picturesque Paya Meadows. Once there, explore the numerous trails or opt for a hike up Makra Peak (3,885m). The ascent to the top of Makra Peak from Paya takes approximately 2 to 2.5 hours and is relatively moderate, as the peak rises only around 670m above Paya. After the adventure, return to Shogran for an overnight stay.

Today's itinerary involves a lengthy drive, beginning with a journey to Gittidas. From there, ascend via an uphill track to the renowned Babusar Pass (4173m), where you'll be treated to breathtaking panoramic views. Descend from the pass to Chilas along the iconic Karakoram Highway. Upon reaching Chilas, take the opportunity to explore the world-famous petroglyphs, ancient rock carvings left behind by Buddhist monks on their journey to China. Spend the night at the hotel.

Following breakfast, embark on a one-hour trek to reach Beyal camp, the base camp of Fairy Meadows. Here, you'll find a simple lodge where you can pause for lunch before returning to Fairy Meadows for an overnight stay at the lodge or tented camp.

Start your day with breakfast, then embark on a one-hour trek to reach Beyal camp, the base camp of Fairy Meadows. At Beyal camp, you'll find a basic lodge where you can enjoy lunch before returning to Fairy Meadows for the overnight stay at the lodge or tented camp.

Begin your descent early to arrive at Tatto, where you'll catch jeeps to Raikot Bridge. Upon reaching Raikot Bridge, follow the same route back along the renowned Shahrah-e-Resham towards Besham. Once in Besham, transfer to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Depart from Besham and head towards Thakot, where you'll make a stop to admire the FWO monument. Then, continue your journey by joining the Hazara Motorway near Mansehra, ultimately reaching Islamabad, which serves as your drop-off point.


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