Trekking in Diamer Valley
Around Nanga Parbat Mazeno Pass Trek
Nanga Parbat mean the ‘Bare Mountain’ is named, due to not having vegetation and occupied with snow all the year around. According to the old local people, it is also called ‘Diamer’ which means ‘abode of fairies’. It is considered as the place of the ‘Queen of fairies’ which is protected by huge snow serpents and frogs. One of the myth is that the earlier disasters in climbing this mountain are attributed to the displeasure of fairies. Nanga Parbat is not a solitary peak but rather comprises of 20km long arrangement of peaks and concludes in an ice crest (8125m).
Its South Face known as Rupal Face seems to be (5000m) high, while the North or Raikot Face pitching more than (7000m) from the summit to the Indus, frames one of the world’s most profound crevasse. This endeavour takes us toward the South side, which is known as Rupal Face.
Fairy Meadows Trek
Fairy Meadows has been called as one of the beautiful place in Pakistan. These lush green meadows and forests lie at the base of Nanga Parbat, the ninth most elevated mountain in the world. Fairy Meadows is an exceptionally serene and relaxing spot to appreciate the mountain environment and friendliness of the local people. From Fairy Meadows you can enjoy trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp for an overnight experience. For mountaineers there are a few peaks to be explored/experience.
Trekkers can likewise trek over a series of passes, from Fairy Meadows to start revolving around Nanga Parbat, the killer mountain. Fairy Meadows is accessible from Gilgit. You could even visit in a long day, but it require much energy, if using this way.
The jeep road that trips out of the Indus Valley to Fairy Meadows is very energizing, yet an easier way to the Meadows than walking up in the dusty road. Pleasant inns and cottages are available however there is also a choice of camping on the sites.
Nanga Parbat Diamer BC Trek
Nanga Parbat is the second most noteworthy mountain of Pakistan and ninth most astounding in the world. It is isolated from the Karakoram by the forceful Indus River. Since the first terrible British expedition undertaken by A. F. Revelry in 1895 A.D. mountaineers have attempted to rising its summit through various ways however couple of fortunate ones have succeeded. Four German climbers and 6 porters died in a gale in 1934. In 1937 catastrophe, 30 people died due to avalanche. In fact Nanga Parbat has claimed more lives than any other 8000ers and that’s why it’s has been named as ‘killer mountain’.