Oct 16 , 2020
Tourism In Pakistan
From the mighty stretches of the Karakorum in the North to the vast alluvial delta of the Indus River in the South, Pakistan remains a land of high adventure and nature. Trekking, mountaineering, white water rafting, wild boar hunting, mountain and desert jeep safaris, camel and yak safaris, trout fishing and bird watching, are a few activities, which entice the adventure and nature lovers to Pakistan.
Pakistan is the land of culture and Nature that will make you fall in love with the land. Pakistan is endowed with a rich and varied flora and fauna. High Himalayas, Karakoram and the Hindukush ranges with their meadows and permanent snow line, coniferous forests down the sub-mountain scrub, the vast Indus plain merging into the great desert, the coast line and wetlands, all offer a remarkably rich variety of vegetation and associated wildlife including avifauna, both endemic and migratory.
The country of Pakistan is divided into four provinces, each with its own distinct culture and flavor:
Major cities/destinations: Karachi, Hyderabad, Sehwan Sharif
The most happening province of Pakistan is Karachi, home to its biggest city. You can find yourself in the rural areas, known as “interior Sindh”, and you’ll find a mystic realm of calming Beaches, moody deserts, Sufi shrines, and abandoned forts.
Major cities/destinations: Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan
This is the wealthiest province of Pakistan, vast fields of wheat and other crops make Punjabi landscapes, there are also plenty of nature tinged with green to keep you fascinated. Lahore is a place where you can events happening all year around on any topic and in an season.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (province)
Major cities/destinations: Peshawar, Chitral, Kalash Valleys
Far to the west of the country, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is home to the Pakhtun people. There are some natural areas such as Swat Valley and the Kalash Valleys which are really popular. You can also find the Pak-Afghan border here.
Major cities/destinations: Quetta, Gwadar, Hingol National Park, Makran Coastal Highway
Bordering Iran and Afghanistan, Baluchistan is Home to deserts, dusty mountains, and azure coastlines. This province can be visited by road from Karachi.
Islamabad capital territory ISB
The country’s capital is also its own territory. Many tourists start their Pakistan travels in Islamabad, and that is why it is the most developed from the remaining parts of Pakistan. It is a comfortable and relatively developed place to rest, relax, and pick up some necessities while traveling in Pakistan.
Gilgit Baltistan (territory)
Major cities/destinations: Gilgit, Central Hunza (Karimabad), Passu
Welcome to the home of mountains, Gilgit Baltistan. This province is the most attractive place in terms of nature. People not only from around the world but also from Pakistan come to visit the Northern areas. The vast territory of Gilgit Baltistan is home to three major mountain ranges—Himalayas, Karakoram, and Hindu Kush—as well as several of the world’s tallest mountains K2, Nanga Parbat, and Rakaposhi It’s by far the calmest and easiest to travel of all the country’s provinces, especially for female travelers.
Azad Kashmir (territory)
Major cities/destinations: Muzzaffarabad, Neelum Valley
Azad Kashmir, is the part of the east Pakistan. This part is rich which nature and is so beautiful that you can help but stand amaze. You can visit Muzzaffarabad, Mirpur, and their surrounding areas.
Experience that need to be on your Pakistan bucket list
Power through a plate of biryani in Karachi.
When you think of Karachi, you can smell biryani. There is nothing more delicious than a plate of Biryani. You can get the most authentic Biryani flavors only in Karachi. Lahoris and Karachiites like to battle it out over which city makes the best biryani. But no doubt Karachi wins the biryani prize.
Watch the sun rise (or set) over some of the highest mountains in the world.
There’s nothing like seeing Nanga Parbat, the world’s 9th highest mountain, lit with gold as the sun rises over its peaks from the grassy Fairy Meadows. Watching Rakaposhi awash with sunset hues from a terrace in Hunza Valley is another sight to behold. You can also watch the sun light fill the skies from the world’s second highest mountains, but it’ll take you two weeks to climb to the top of the mountain to catch the sunset.
The pure white marble façade of the museum is not a sight to miss when in Karachi. The Quaids mausoleum is the landmark of Karachi. The Mausoleum is a resting place for the country’s founder, or in Urdu Quaid, Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Visiting this place will surely boost your patriotism.
For water lovers, churna Island is the one. The water sports are to die for. It is only a two-hour drive away from central Karachi, is a must-visit. Here is where you can swim, snorkel and scuba dive around the island’s reef and gaze at a multitude of sea creatures, from fish to snakes and turtles that inhabit its warm waters.
Do Darya is a local food lover’s paradise, built right along the seashore. This is a Must-Visit place with your friends. There are numerous restaurants and cafes here to choose from, serving all types of food with all price ranges.
Minar-e-Pakistan is the symbol of Punjab. Minar e Pakistan is a place build for remembering Pakistan independence and freedom. It has very great boundry .it is a beautiful place to visit with people and their families.
Wagah border is the top on the list of every patriotic Pakistani. Here lies a border that connects Pakistan with India. Everyday there is a ‘border closing ceremony’ which is filled with enthusiasm and love for the country Pakistan. The wagha border is just 30 minutes away from Lahore.
The legendary Badshahi Mosque is next to the Lahore fort, and is also a must visit place.The Badshahi Mosque is wondrous, and huge.
This Mughal Era masjid- completed in 1673- can hold up to 100,000 people and has minarets that are over 176 feet (53 meters) high! The size of this beauty makes you star stuck, it can even be seen from miles away given you’re in the right spot