Parbat literally means “the naked mountain”. It is the
2nd highest peak in Pakistan and 9th highest in world
ranking. Located in the western Himalayan range, Nanga
Parbat is also known as Diamer “The Capital of Fairies”.
This exciting trek takes you through the enchanting green
meadows and valleys around Nanga Parbat, trekking through
the lush green alpine meadows and scenic mountain villages,
exploring the three base camps of this hypnotic and spell
binding natural giant. The South face is approached from
Rupal, the Diamer face from the west, and North face from
Fairy Meadows. Nanga Parbat is the only mountain above
8000 meters in the world where one can actually walk circles
south face of the Nanga Parbat is one of the highest precipices
world. It is a rock face rising 4500 meters; a perpetual vertical
wall, it also offers one of the most hazardous routes to the
top of the peak.
drive up to the Astore Gorge through enchanting Himalayan landscape
to the small mountain village of Rupal lying at the foot of
the south side of Nanga Parbat. Here we begin the first leg
of the trek crossing the Chunghphere and Bazin glaciers before
reaching the lush green meadows of the traditional Base camp
of this gigantic entity. Crossing the Mazeno pass at 5370 meters,
the descend begins down to the Loiba glacier of the Diamer face,
which offers the easiest climbing route.
Trek up to the enchanting green pastures of Fairy Meadows, where
we see one of the biggest mountain faces that offers the unforgettable
view of the North Face of Nanga Parbat. This is followed by
a hike through the thick high altitude pine and birch forest
on the lush green alpine meadows to visit the base camp. Nanga
Parbat was first climbed by the Herman Bhul in 1953 by a joint
Austrian German expedition.