When it comes to astonishing beauty, Pakistan doesn’t run short of places. As the country’s security condition buffs up, the tourism hot-spots are about to hit their peak again. Allah SWT has blessed our country with some of the most scenic and astounding natural landscapes in the world – and it’s time we made full use of it!
Here are some of the most enchanting places in Pakistan, that are worth traveling to.
1. PC Bhurban, Murree-Ayubia
Although the locals of Murree and Ayubia have recently been the talking point with their unwelcoming attitude, the beauty is still to die for. The beautiful landscapes attract tourists at large and serve as the perfect honeymoon destination.
2. Naran, Kaghan Valley
The largest town of Kaghan, Naran is a tourist’s delight. Icy lakes, panoramic landscapes, grasping greenery and cold waterfalls – Naran doesn’t just attract Pakistanis, but foreign tourists as well.
3. Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan
Take a flight from Islamabad and end up in heaven (not literally..) – Yes, the heaven on Earth – Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan. At an altitude of 7,500 ft, Skardu carries astounding places like Deosai plains, Satpara Lake and the enchanting Shangrila.
Chitral is filled with beautiful attractions such as the Shandur Top, Darya-e-Chitral and Garam Chashma – you can even extend your trip to Bamborat and Kalash.
5. Neelum Valley, Azaad Kashmir
The valley, said to be shaped like a bow, it is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in Pakistan. Flowerbeds, running rivers, fountains and a hint of the most delightful weather you’ll find anywhere.
6. Ziarat, Baluchistan
Although a new name for many, Ziarat has been Baluchistan’s tourism hub for a long time. This is the place where Baba-e-Qaum Quaid-e-Azam decided to spend his days of ailment. It is one of the few cities in the whole world where the Juniper Tree can be found, Ziarat has an aroma about it like no place else. With places to travel like the Residency, Kurbi Kach (Chakor Tangi), Sista Tangi and Dumyerah – the raw beauty is a must “check out”.
7. Kalaam, Swat Valley
Definitely the most beautiful place in Pakistan, Kalaam on the bank of Darya-e-Swat is often referred to as Little Europe. With some extravagant resorts and hotels, the natural beauty just springs out. The only place that serves Trout fish in Pakistan, Kalam is a traveler’s dream come true.
So.. when are you planning to pack your bags?