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Ten Best Places in Pakistan
Ten Best Places in Pakistan

Ten Best Places in Pakistan

 

Ten Best 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 ten best places in Pakistan.

Neelum Valley:

Neelum Valley is a 144 kilometres long bow shape valley in Azad Kashmir. This valley is in the North and North-East of Muzaffarabad, the capital of Azad Kashmir. Muzaffarabad lies on the banks of Neelum River, in Himalayan Mountain Range. Neelum Valley is one of the most attractive tourist places with its lush green spots, springs, streams, lakes and snowy mountains. Some of its famous sites are as below.

  • Dhani Waterfall
  • Athmuqam
  • Kundal Shahi
  • Kutton
  • Jagran
  • Dowarian
  • Jura
  • Karen
  • Upper Neelum
  • Shounter Lake
  • Ratti Galli Lake
  • Saral Lake
  • Baboon Top
  • Noori Top
  • Tehjian
  • Sharda
  • Kel,
  • Arrang Kel
  • Surgan
  • Halmet
  • Taobut
  • Machiara National Park

Hunza Valley:

Hunza Valley is a mountainous valley in Gilgit-Baltistan region. It was former Princely State. This valley lies on the Northern and Western banks of Hunza river. It is at an elevation of 2,500 metres ASL. Hunza valley has three regions.

  • Upper Hunza (Gojal)
  • Central Hunza
  • Lower Hunza

There are a few beautiful places in Hunza valley.

  • Rakaposhi Base Camp
  • Diran Base Camp
  • Hoper Glacier
  • Passu
  • Gulmit
  • Khunjrab Pass
  • Attabad Lake
  • Nagar Valley

Swat Valley:

Swat valley is in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It lies in Hindukush mountain range. This valley is popularly known as Mini Switzerland of Pakistan. There’s a list of a few tourist attractions of the valley.

  • Mahodand Lake
  • Ushu Valley
  • Ushu Forest
  • Malam Jabba
  • Madyan
  • Kalam Valley
  • Boner
  • Dir
  • Kumrat

Kalash Valley:

This is one of the major tourist attractions of Chitral district of Pakistan. Kalash has a very old Greek vivilization. It belongs to oldrn tribes with its unique religion and culture. This valley is an amazing place to visit. Villages of the valley lie along the banks of the streams and rivers. The houses are mainly constructed in the rough log-shape. Kalashi are cheerful people. They celebrate many festivals like Uchal, Phoo and Chomos.

Kaghan Valley:

  • Kaghan is a beautiful valley, lies in the North-East of Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It attracts a numerous tourists each year from all over Pakistan. Laying in the foothill of lower Himalayan mountain range, it is the most charismatic tourist place. There are so many beautiful and attractive places in the valley. Shogran
  • Jared
  • Naran
  • Saif-ul-Malook
  • Dudipatsar
  • Lulu Sar
  • Babusar Pass

Murree Hills:

Murree is a summer hill station. It was summer capital of the Punjab province during British Raj. People go there in summers to enjoy its beautiful scenery while in winters for an experiencing lively snowfall. Bhurban and Patriata are main tourist attractions in Murree. Galliyat is another fascinating green and scenic beauty. Other prominent points are.

  • Dunga Gali
  • Muskpuri
  • Nathia Gali
  • Bara Gali
  • Ghora Gali
  • Jhika Gali
  • The Mall Road

Shandur Polo Ground:

The highest Polo ground on the face of the earth is located in Shandur, which is about 3,738 metres above sea level. It lies between Chitral and Gilgit. Shandur Polo festival is celebrated here every year. This is biggest tourist attraction of the region. The polo ground is about 168 kilometres from main town of Chitral and accessible by jeep track. Road to Shandur remains close during winters due to heavy snowfalling.

Pearl Valley:

Rawalakot or Pearl valley is a beautiful place in Azad Kashmir. It is the district headquarter of Poonch Division. It is located 80 kilometres away from Rawalpindi/Islamabad. Rawalakot is a summer resort, while in winters it remains cold and chilly. Main tourist attractions of the valley are as below.

  • Banjosa Lake
  • Toli Pir
  • Poonch River
  • Tatta Pani

Ziarat:

District Ziarat is in Balochistan, Pakistan. It is popular holiday resort hill station. The surrounding hills are thickly green and picturesque. A trip to Quetta is incomplete without a visiting to Ziarat. It is famous for Quaid-e-Azam residency. Ziarat remains absolutely cool during summers and receives plenty of snowfall during the winters.

Jhelum Valley:

This valley is less explored yet rich in natural beauty. Curling river Jhelum passes through the East to West, between the high green mountains. Leepa valley is the most beautiful, fascinating and loveliest place of the clvalley. Its lush green rice fields and typical wooden Kashmiri houses present a wonderful look to the visitors of the area. Walnut, apples, cherries and honey of Leepa are very popular and are in great demand. Famous sightseeing spots of Jhelum valley are as follows.

  • Chikar
  • Chinari
  • Leepa
  • Chakothi,
  • Ghari Dopatta
  • Cham waterfall
  • Zilzal Lake

Author: Fehmeeda Farid Khan

Ten Best Places in Pakistan

About FFK

A freelancer, blogger, content writer, translator, tour consultant, proofreader, environmentalist, social mobilizer, poetess and novelist. As a physically challenged person, she extends advocacy on disability related issues. She's masters in Economics and Linguistics along with B.Ed.

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