Must Visit Places This Year in Pakistan
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Pakistan is always been an under-rated tourist destination. But with every passing day, things getting better and better. There are so many places to tell you, but I can not cover them in a single article. So, here are few of best places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan provinces. This will make easier for you to create your list of must visit this year in Pakistan.
Fairy Meadows situated in the north region of Pakistan, has altitude of 3300m. It is one of the base camp site of Mountain Nanga Parbat (aka The Killer mountain). You have to take different means to reach here, that includes local rides, 4×4 jeep and hiking. But once you reach, you will clearly experience heaven on the earth.
- Deosai National Park
Deosai National Park has the second largest plateaus in the world. The average altitude of these plateaus 4114m above the sea level. A perfect place for all who look for innovation in experience. It is also know as the roof of the world. It situated at the western boundary of Karakoram and Himalayas. For seven months of a year covered with snow. Best time to visit here is between July to September.
- Madyan – Swat
Madyan is located in Swat region of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. 55km from Mingora City. It has an altitude of 1320m above the sea level. This is a tourist destination, thousand of people visit this place in summer for cold breeze and for River Swat. It is famous for its Trout fish. It is also famous for its crystal clear water streams and breathtaking views.
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- Naltar Valley
Naltar, Hunza, a valley near Gilgit Baltistan. With abundance of natural beauty it is one of the most famous tourist destination in Pakistan. Naltar is 40 km from Gilgit and can be reached with jeeps. It has an elevation of 3228m above the sea level. Weather in summer is moderate and reachs maximum to 22 °C. Naltar Wildlife Sanctuary was established on November 22, 1975. It covers an area of 27,206 hectares. Naltar is a forested area known for its dramatic mountain scenery.
- Kumrat ValleyKumrat is th evalley in Upper Dir District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Thall is the nearest town to Kumrat Valley, it is the main spot for tourists who want to visit Kumrat Valley. Thall people are a bit conservative, so be polite with them. The valley is mostly known for its beautiful deodar forest. Great deodars give Kumrat a fairytale ambiance. Unfortunately, many of the large deodar trees in the Kumrat Valley and surrounding areas are quickly disappearing because their wood was used by locals for warmth and cooking.
- Arang Kel – Azad Kashmir
Arang Kel is one of the most beautiful breath taking place in Azad Kashmir (area under Pakistan administration). With lush green land surrounded by the high mountains gives you an epic view of what people say Heaven on Earth in reality. Arang Kel is at the elevation of 2554m above the sea level. It located at the Line of Control (border of Indian occupied Kashmir and Pakistan administered Kashmir). Distance from Muzaffazrabad is around 225km but it takes almost 9 hours to reach here.
Although there are many tour operators available around but I suggest you to experience the best that is Paramount Adventure Club.