TEN BEST TOURIST PLACES IN PAKISTAN

Pakistan is blessed with so many world famed places by the nature. Be it the Northern Areas or Kashmir Region; its tourist places are famous all around the world because of sky-high Mountains, lush green Valleys, mighty Rivers, beautiful Lakes and rare wildlife treasured-forests. The Paradise on Earth ‘Neelum Valley’, mini Switzerland, ‘Swat Valley’ and Mountain Kingdom ‘Hunza Valley’ are the major tourist attractions in Pakistan.

Below is the list of Best Ten Places in Pakistan.

 

  1. Neelum Valley:

Neelum Valley is a 144 kilometres long bow-shaped Valley in Azad Kashmir. The Valley is situated in the North and North-East of Muzaffarabad, Capital of Azad Kashmir, on the bank of Neelum River, in Himalayan Mountain Range. Neelum Valley is one of the most attractive tourist places with its lush greenery, springs, streams, lakes and sloppy mountains. Some of its famous sites are; Athmuqam, Kundal Shahi, Kutton/Jagran, Dowarian, Jura, Karen, Neelum, Shounter Lake, Ratti Galli, Saral Lake, Baboon, Noori Top, Tehjian, Sharda, Sharda Fort, Sharda University (The Oldest University of Sub-Continent) Kel, Arrange Kel, Surgan, Halmet, Taobut etc.

neelum valley

Tour Packages of Neelum Valley 5 Days 4 Nights

    1. Hunza Valley:

The Hunza Valley is a mountainous Valley, located in the Gilgit–Baltistan Region. It was a former Princely State. Hunza Valley is situated on the Northern and Western banks of the Hunza River, at an elevation of 2,500 metres. The Valley has three Regions

  1. Upper Hunza (Gojal)
  2. Central Hunza; and
  3. Lower Hunza.

hunza valley

Some of the beautiful places of Hunza Valley are; Rakaposhi Base Camp; Diran Base Camp; Hoper Glacier; Passue and Gulmit; Khunjrab Pass; Atta Abad Lake and Nagar Valley.

 

  1. Swat Valley:

Swat Valley is situated in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan and lies in the Hindu Kush Mountain Range. Swat Valley is known as a Mini Switzerland of Pakistan and its tourist attractions include; Mahodand Valley & Lake, Ushu Valley & Ushu Forest, Malam Jabba, Madyan, Kalam Valley, Boner, Dir.

kalam, swat valley

  1. Kalash Valley:

Kalash Valley is one of the major tourist attractions and situated in the Chitral District of Pakistan. Kalash is a very old Greek Civilization, it belongs to old tribes and it has its own religion and culture. The culture of the Valley is a unique and amazing. These villages are located at the banks of the streams and rivers, and the houses are constructed in the rough log-shaped. Kalash are cheerful people and they celebrate many festivals; like Uchal Festival, Phoo Festival and Chomos Festival.

kalash valley

  1. Kaghan Valley:

Kaghan Valley is a beautiful Valley lies in the North-East of the Mansehra District. It attracts a number of tourists each year from all over Pakistan as well as from abroad. Laying in lower Himalayan Mountain Range, is the most charming tourist Resort. There are many beautiful and attractive places like Shogran, Jared, Naran, Lake Saif-ul-Malook, Lake Dudipatsar, Lake Lulu Sar, Babusar Pass.

kaghan valley

  1. Murree Hills:

Murree is a summer hill station and resort. Murree was the summer capital of the Punjab Province during British Rule. People want to go there in summers to enjoy its beautiful scenery and in winters for an amazing experience of snowfall. Bhurban and Patriata are main tourist attractions. Galliat has fascinating greenery and scenic beauty and other picnic points are; Dunga Gali, Muskpuri Hill, Nathia Gali, Bara Gali, Jhika Gali and the Mall Road.

murree hills

  1. Shandur Pass:

Shandur is the highest Polo Ground on the face of the earth. It is about 3,738 metres above sea level and lies between Chitral and Gilgit. Shandur Polo Festival is held here every year, which is the biggest tourist attraction of the Region. The polo ground is about 168 Kilometres from the main town of Chitral and accessible by jeep. The road remains closed during winters, due to heavy snowfall.

shandur top

 

  1. Rawalakot

Rawalakot is a beautiful place in Azad Kashmir and it is the District Headquarter of Poonch Division. It is popularly known as Pearl Valley and it is located 80 kilometres away from Rawalpindi/Islamabad. Rawalakot is a summer Resort, while in winters it remains cold and chilly. The main tourist attractions are; Banjosa Lake; Toli Pir; Poonch River; Tatta Pani.

 

  1. Ziarat:

Ziarat is the capital of District Ziarat in Balochistan, Pakistan. Ziarat is a famous holiday resort and a hill station. The hills around are thick and picturesque. A trip to Quetta is incomplete without a visit to Ziarat. It is famous for Quaid’s residency. It remains quite cool during summers and receives plenty of snowfall during the winters.

 

  1. Jhelum Valley:

This is an ideal Valley of Azad Kashmir. The curling river Jhelum passes through the East to West, between the high green mountains. Leepa Valley is the most beautiful, fascinating and loveliest Valley in Azad Kashmir. Its lush green rice fields in summers and typical wooden Kashmiri houses present a wonderful look to the visitors of the area. Walnut, Apple, Cherry and honey of Leepa are very popular and in great demand. The famous sites of the Jhelum Valley are; Peer Chinasi, Chikar, Sudhan Gali, Chinari, Dao Khan, Leepa, Chakothi, Ghari Dopatta, Chakothi-Cham fall and Zilzal Lake.

 

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