Pakistan is a wonderful place to visit, especially for those who love history, natural sceneries and colours because this place has an adequate share of picturesque and worth seeing locations. A trip to this land will introduce you with the fascinating land that has preserved the essence of its heritage in the forms of present day monuments and archaeological sites. It does not mean it has something for the history lovers only. However, a tour to Pakistan incorporates incredible and dazzling variety of culture and scenery. A life that has not changed from thousands of years is waiting for everyone where people haven’t forgotten to take a pause and celebrate bits and pieces of happiness in life.
Let’s discover the top four destinations of Pakistan that one must visit.
Gilgit – Baltistan
If you are planning to visit Pakistan, don’t forget to tread the most spectacular and fascinating region that is Gilgit. Though the whole northern region of Pakistan is worth watching but there is something special about Gilgit. Right here, the three of the world’s famous mountain ranges meet –Himalayas, Karakoram, and Hindukush. And for that reason, it is known as a paradise for mountaineers, climbers and hikers. You can also visit Karakoram Highway that connects Pakistan with China. The whole region consists of beautiful valleys such as Hunza, Chitral, Kalash Valley and so on.
Azad Jammu & Kashmir is a region of rich and natural beauty. If you are fond of fairy tales then you must visit these valleys and mountains because, as the legend goes, it is where fairies live. Even though Pakistan, on the whole is the land of beautiful people, the region of Kashmir in particular harbours a huge share of it.
Snow-covered peaks, thick forests, rivers, turbulent streams, scented valleys, lush green plateaus and arctic to tropical climate altogether make it an awesome tourist attraction. To provide feast and pleasure to your eyes, don’t forget to visit valleys like Neelum, Jehlum, Leepa, Banjosa, Bagh, Poonch and Mirpur.
One of the pleasures of visiting Kaghan valley is the drive from Islamabad to Abbottabad and onwards to Balakot from where you have to take a four-wheel vehicle travelling further to Naran valley. Along the way, there are many rest houses, hotels and motels where you can make stays to refresh yourself. It is an ideal region for trekking, hiking and trout fishing. In short, it is a paradise for tourists. You must have heard of the most popular scenic and picnic spot of Lake Saif-ul-Muluk. This deep azure lake offers a spectacular view of Mt. Malika Parbat. Shogran, Babusar pass, Lalusar Lake, Lalazar and Nathiagali are few impossible to avoid picnic spots that will cast their magic on you.
It isn’t only the Northern Pakistan which has attractive views for you. Sindh, in Southern Pakistan, also holds some breathtaking and spectacular views for you. With one of the largest airports and well-built seaports, Karachi offers a variety of pleasant attractions for every kind of tourists. This city presents an interesting combination of old & new, eastern and western cultures.
The city offers wide sunny beaches, fishing, yachting, water-skiing, cruising and just about everything you can think of. Hawkes Bay offers peaceful surroundings for your rest and relaxation with plenty of fun activities. You can also visit Chaukandi Tombs and Bhambore, Thatta and Makli Hills, Moenjodaro excavations, Haleji Lake and Keenjhar Lake.