Home to the most spectacular natural sceneries, Pakistan is totally packed with sights that charm the creative mind such that no other spot would be able to. From cascading waterfalls, hypnotic lakes, Martian-like desert scenes, fields, and mountains shrouded in lavish greenery, tops in apparently unimaginable geographical arrangements – Pakistan has everything to offer. Additionally, Pakistan is rich in culture and unique historical sites which are visually stunning from palaces of ancient kingdoms gone by to the crystal waters of lakes in vast, sweeping valleys which are fascinating as it is breathtaking. Here are 20 of the most beautiful places in Pakistan that one must not miss while on the tour to explore Pakistan.
1. Hunza Valley
Hunza is perhaps of the most gorgeous spot in Pakistan made of numerous valleys and villages with a sense of tranquility and seclusion. It is situated between Himalayas Mountain ranges and Karakorum, being home to multiple 7000-meter peaks. Attabad Lake’s bright-blue turquoise waters make the it one of the most beautiful places in Pakistan, the Passu Cathedral is a natural work of art, Baltit Fort and Eagle’s Nest view point are some must place to visit.
Within the Astore District of Gilgit-Balistan province lies the so-called “land of the giants” better known today as Deosai.
This district is actually a boundary to the western Himalayas Mountains and Karakorum. This plateau turns out to be the highest one on earth spreading over an area of 3000 km².Due to its exceptional magnificence and biodiversity; it was given the status of a national park.
3. Shogran Siri Paye Meadows
An extraordinary miracle of nature that lies toward the edge of Kaghan region and atop the Hindu Kush Mountains. Tourists are revived by the numerous lakes that speck the scene and are commended by shocking fields of radiant yellow blossoms. Furnished with all exceptional luxuries and lavish inns this spot is the most loved place of interest in summers and winters alike, which refreshes your soul.
4. Kalash Valley
Pakistan’s Kalash Valleys, includes Bumburet, Birir, and Rumbur are unlikely treasures encircled by the sensational Hindu Kush Mountain range, a piece of the Himalayas. The rough pinnacles are covered with cleans of juniper and birch extravagant views. They are believed to be the descendants of Alexander the Great’s armies, who live in wooden houses and belong to ethnic minority. The valleys are known for the beauty of the people as well as the natural splendor. The ladies are known for their grey-shaded conventional dresses and headpieces you will just find in this piece of Pakistan.
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5. Khunjerab Pass
Nearly at the height of 4,600 meters (15,397 feet) in the Karakoram Mountains, this popular tourist attraction that is located on a strategic position on the northern border of the Gilgit–Baltistan Hunza-Nagar District in Pakistan’s and the southwest border of the Xinjiang region in China, forming the highest paved border crossing in the world. Many people venture to the border to take photos at the official gate, which is surrounded by insanely tall peaks and grassy fields. Concerning transport, it’s ideal to go here with your own vehicle as transport tickets can get expensive. Due to its height, it is advised to restrict your visit to few days and continue going ideally during day time. Keep comfortable garments with you as it can get too cold.