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Lakes in Pakistan – At a Quick Glance

Lakes in Pakistan

Enlistment No.Name of LakesPlaceSalient Features⁰¹Ansoo LakeKaghan Valley, Khyber PakhtunkhwaArea 13.5 Square KM 4,126 metres/13,537 feet⁰²Ambesh LakeGhizar, Gilgit-Baltistan3,557 metres/ 11,670 feet⁰³Anakar/Andrab/Kooh LakeAnakar/Kalam/Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa10,800 feet⁰⁴Askari LakeMultan, Punjabⁿ⁵Asumbar LakeYasin/Valley Ghizar, Gilgit-Baltistan2,930 metres/9,612 feet⁰⁶Attabad LakeHunza, Gilgit-Baltistan2,559 metres/8,396 feet⁰⁷Babusar Top LakeBabusar Top⁰⁸Baghsar LakeSamahni Valley, Bhimber, Azad Kashmir975 metres/3,199 feet⁰⁹Banjosa LakeRawalakot, Azad Kashmir1,981 metres/6,499 feet¹⁰Bannu LakeRiat Valley/Kalapani/Astore, Gilgit-Baltistan¹¹Barchambar LakeBahrain/Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa¹²Bari-la Lakes ¹/²/³/⁴Deosai, Gilgit-Baltistan3,850 metres/12,631 ...

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Roadies – The Biker Boyses

Roadies

Roadies: Roadies is comparatively a new term but the Biker Boyses give it a new dimension. It is quite a different idea of travelling for you and me, because our idea of travelling is limited to roads only; no hiking, no trekking and literally no offroading at all. But for Biker Boyses, it’s something absolutely meaningful and unique as they’re ...

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Hunza – The Jewel of Gilgit-Baltistan

Hunza

Hunza Valley: Hunza Valley is a Heaven on Earth and it is the most beautiful mountainous valley of the Gilgit-Baltistan Region of Pakistan. It is in the North-West of Hunza River and several lofty mountain Peaks are surrounding the valley. These world high Peaks of the world include; Rakaposhi, Hunza Peak, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Darmyani Peak, Ghenta-Sar, Ultar-Sar and Ladyfinger ...

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LET’S TRAVEL TOGETHER TO THE NORTH

Travel to Lulusar

Travel to the North of Pakistan was just as usual, but this time it was anew, a cordial event because of specifically on my choice. Which is amongst the precious jewel of Pakistan, the heaven on the earth and my own dreamland “Gilgit-Baltistan”. I have always dreamt to visit this valley and finally July 12 was the day when my ...

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CHITRAL – THE LAND OF POLO

Chitral

Chitral Valley: Chitral is a Khowar language word, which means the “field” and spelled as Chetrar in actual. It is the capital of the Chitral District, along the western bank of the Chitral River (Kunhar River), in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. It remained the capital of the Princely State of Chitral until 1969. This valley is in the foothill ...

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Traditional Cuisines of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Traditional Cuisines of Gilgit-Baltistan

Traditional Cuisines of Gilgit-Baltitan: Tradional cuisines of Gilgit-Baltistan is a diverse and unique phenomenon itself in its nature. These cuisines have a vast variety and distinct in its taste. The popular traditional recipes of Gilgit-Baltistan are Chapshoro, Dawdoo, Chamus, Mamtu, Sharbat, Harissa, Molida, Garma, Berikutz, Harissa, Diram, Mull, Gooli, Suppra, and Khamuloot. Chapshoro Its ingredients are Beef/Mutton/Chicken Mince, Onion, Red ...

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SKARDU – THE LAND OF MONARCHS

Skardu - Katpana

  Skardu Valley: Skardu is basically a town in the Gilgit-Baltistan Region of Pakistan and the capital of Baltistan. Its elevation is about 2,438 metres (7,999 feet) above sea level. It lies in the foothill of the Karakoram Mountain Range. Mainly Balti people are of Tibetan and Caucasian origin. They speak Balti, which is a dialect of ancient Tibetan language. ...

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TEN MAGNIFICENT VILLAGES IN PAKISTAN

Villages

Villages in Pakistan: Pakistan is a beautiful country and full of diversity, in terms of its climate, weather, regions and ethnic attributes. It is famous for its rich cultural heritage and historical background. Not only Pakistani cities are have significant but its villages are of equal importance. Some of the villages are of matchless. Let’s explore these villages. Madhupur Village, ...

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COLOURFUL FESTIVALS OF NORTHERN PAKISTAN

Festival of Northern Pakistan

Shandur Top Pakistan: Pakistan has a rich cultural heritage with diverse and multi-ethnic charms. So many festivals give colours to its diversity and vibrant culture of Pakistan. Shandur Top is at the elevation of 12,200 feet (3,719 metres) above sea level. It is between Chitral and District Ghizer of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is popularly called as the ‘Roof of the World’. ...

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Deosai – The Land of Brown Bear

Deosai

Deosai: It is a National Park between Skardu, Gultari, Kharmang and Astore valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan in North of Pakistan. The word “Deosai” means ‘the Land of the Giants’. Balti people called it as ‘Ghabarsia’ because of its accessibility in to the land in the summers only. Geography: Deosai National Park lies in outskirts of Skardu and its average elevation is ...

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