Pakistan is a country of the South Asian origin. It neighbors India, China, Iran and Afghanistan. The country is naturally gifted as many of the African countries. Four of the 14 world’s highest peaks are situated in Pakistan. K2, Karakoram 2 or Godwin Austin is the second highest peak of the world and lies in Pakistan. Let us have a look at some of the spectacular tourist destinations in Pakistan.
10) K-2 Base-camp:
K-2 base camp is one of the most anticipated destinations of overseas tourists. A rugged mountainous track leads the tourist to the base camp. The journey includes a flight to Skrdu from Islamabad (the capital city). From Skrdu, local jeeps will drive tourists to a village, Askole, followed by walk-on-foot, amongst rugged mountainous terrains, leading to the base camp of the world’s second highest peak.
K2 Base camp
9) Salt range, Punjab:
Salt range lies in Punjab province of Pakistan, in Potohar region, which is around 50-60 miles from the capital city, Islamabad. The salt mine in Potohar region (Khewra district) is considered to be the second largest salt mine of the world. Monuments made of salt attract the visitors with the mines.
Khewra salt mines, Pakistan
8) Naltar Valley, Gilgit:
Naltar Valley consists of a series of colorful lakes, which appeases the eyes and tranquilizes the mental sensations. One has to hold his breath while starring and glaring into this very special and unique gift of nature. The valley is situated in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan.
Naltar Valley, Pakistan
7) Neelum Valley, Kashmir:
Neelum Valley is situated in Kashmir. It is a 240 meter long and wide stretches, lit with streams, forests, lush green mountains and water running through the mountains. The valley is a comprehensive mix of some of the very glittering and mesmerizing gifts of nature.
Neelum Valley, Pakistan
6) Badshahi mosque, Lahore:
Lahore is the capital city of the province of Punjab. Lahore is known as the city of gardens. Badshahi mosque and the nearby fort are historical monuments. The mosque and the fort are important remnants of Mughal era.
Badshahi mosque, Lahore
5) Gojal Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan:
Gojal valley is situated in the far north Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan. The valley is situated at over 15000 feet above the sea level. The valley is covered by snow for most part of the year, and borders China and Afghanistan.
Gojal Valley, Pakistan
4) Deosai Plains, Gilgit-Baltistan:
Deosai plains are also known as the land of the giants, and are situated in Skrdu (Gilgit-Baltistan). Deosai plain is the second highest plateau of the world. Trout fish lovers must visit this beautiful valley.
Deosai Plains, Pakistan
3) Ranifort, Sindh:
Ranifort is a historical monument (fort). It resembles the Great Wall of China in many respects. Ranifort is considered to be the world’s largest fort with a circumference of around 32 kilometers.
RaniKot fort, Pakistan
2) Murree, Galliyaat, Pakistan:
Murree and the adjoining hilly areas lie in the northern regions of Pakistan. Murree is the most important summer destination of the people of Pakistan. It is situated at around 40 miles from the capital city, Islamabad. As one moves forward, he comes across some of the very beautiful hill stations, such as Nathiagali, Ghoragali and many more, which have eye-catching natural scenic views, towering mountains, wild life and national parks.
Murree Hill station, Pakistan
1) Gawadar, Balochistan:
Gawadar is a sea-port which lies in Balochistan, which is the largest province of Pakistan. The coastal city is being reshaped on modern-lines to become one of the most astonishing trade routes and hub of central and south East Asia. Invisible saint water falls, Hannah Lake, Hingol National Park are some of the other important destinations apart from Gawadar in Balochistan.
Gwadar coastal city, Pakistan
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