Fairy Meadows: Heaven on Earth

- Pakistani

Fairy Meadows is a lush green plateau on the north side of Nanga Parbat, located in Pakistan.  Fairy Meadows offer wonderful views of the Nanga Parbat (elevation 8125 m). Fairy Meadows is the 9th highest mountain in the world and the 2nd highest mountain in Pakistan after K2.

Fairy Meadows: Heaven on Earth

Fairy Meadows is the heart of exotic North Pakistan; it is located at the base of Nanga Parbat at the western edge of the Himalayan range in Pakistan. Fairy Meadows is a very peaceful and relaxing place due to its delightful scenery. These lush, green meadows are called the heaven on earth.

Origin of the name

Hermann Buhl, the Austrian climber who made the first attempt to climb on Nanga Parbat in 1953. He named it Fairy Meadows with the thought that Fairy’s have their heaven on this lush green plateau. This legendary name Fairy Meadows is everlasting gift.

Many tourists come from all over the world to see the excellent beauty of Fairy Meadows. To provide accommodation to people, many new hotels have been built which provide rooms at affordable rates. They provide food services, the food however is a bit expensive as compared to cities but it is affordable.

Fairy Meadows village

Local people have established a small village at fairy meadows. There are different games available for locals as well as for the tourists, like horse riding, polo matches etc. The lush green Fairy Meadows also have beautiful ground for football and cricket.

Fairy Meadows is the best place for tourists. This place is only accessible in the summers. Due to heavy rainfall it is closed in winters. There are tourists guides who guide the tourists and take them to the place where they want to go. The Nanga Parbat base camp is accessible from Fairy Meadows.

This is a precious gift for Pakistan in the form of Pakistan’s natural beauty which attracts people and provides them awesome scenery. It is the responsibility of Pakistanis to protect this treasure and to facilitate the tourists.

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