TOURISM IN PAKISTAN
Tourism in Pakistan is a great opportunity for visitors, especially for foreigners. Because Pakistan is the most beautiful natural country and has various beautiful places for tourism. Home to 108 peaks above 7,000 meters, including K2, the south Asian country’s mountain scenery is stunning. From the lively cities like Islamabad and Lahore to the beautiful valleys in the north, Pakistan is a perfect place for a unique getaway. Pakistan is a country of true natural beauty, home to some mountain peaks, lush green landscapes, and archaeological sites for the truly curious.
With some of the most diverse natural beauty on the planet, Pakistan’s High Commissioner says,
“It’s no wonder that Forbes ranked his country one of the ‘10 Coolest Places to go”
Islamabad, Shah Faisal MasjidIslamabad is the capital of Pakistan and is known as the second most beautiful capital of the world. The name Islamabad means the City of Islam. Islamabad has been Pakistan’s capital since 1967 when it was moved here from Karachi. There are various places in Islamabad for tourists. Shah Faisal Mosque, Monument Park, Daman e Koh, Lake View Park, Monal Restaurant are the famous places of Islamabad.
As a relatively young city compared with others in the country, Islamabad does suffer from being somewhat sterile and characterless, is usually only used as a gateway to the rest of the country, but it is a good place from which to visit the bustling bazaars of Rawalpindi and the Buddhist ruins at Taxila and does hold some interesting sites, such as the Faisal Mosque. As the capital and diplomatic center of Pakistan, it is also home to some of the country’s best hotels and restaurants.
2. Hunza Valley
Hunza Valley is a hidden gem of Pakistan, located in the Gilgit Baltistan province. It gives the view of Paradise. The raw and rugged mountains make you feel like you’re in paradise. It is sitting between the Himalayas and the Karakoram mountain ranges. This fertile valley has large agricultural land that has always been a great attraction for tourists.
In the mountains of Hunza valley, there is a sense of tranquility and seclusion. This is a must-visit for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Hunza Valley tours are the best-demanded tours by travelers to explore in Hunza valley.
There are some of the astonishing destinations that can be visited throughout the year in Hunza Valley. Every year millions of travelers and tourists come to witness this immense beauty of nature.
- Baltit Fort
- Borith Lake
- Rakaposhi View Point
- Altit Fort
- Attabad Lake
- Karimbad Market
- Passu Cones and Glacier
- Rush Lake
- Global village
- Khunjerab Pass
3. Sawat Valley
During her visit to Pakistan, “Queen Elizabeth II labeled Swat as the Switzerland of Pakistan.”
Swat is located in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Due to its scenic beauty, pleasant weather, and hospitable people, it is very much a piece of heaven on earth, just like Hunza.
The largest city in the Swat Valley is Mingora, about 4 hours away from Peshawar. Regarding the historical monuments of Pakistan, Swat is very old-Buddhism prevailed in the 2nd century.
Below is the list of Top 10 Places in Swat Valley You Must Visit
- Kalam Valley
- Kumrat Valley
- Saidu Sharif
- Mahodand Lake
- Malam Jabba
- Kundol Lake
4. Naran Kaghan