9 Most Beautiful Places In Pakistan
Little is known about tourism in Pakistan compared to many other countries, which makes its absolutely ravishing beauty all the more jaw-dropping when you first see natural miracles and historic places in Pakistan.
Pakistan is an absolutely stunning country with awe-inspiring locations like famous mountain peaks, emerald-green and turquoise-blue valleys, crystal waters of lakes, and deserts filled with remnants of an ancient civilization.
If you are a tourist or love traveling then you must construe a list of places you plan to visit . Your experience would be, indeed, unforgettable.
Without further ado, I take you to the very best, most beautiful places in Pakistan, a country that will quickly and fiercely steal your heart.
Let us together witness just an iota of the awe, magic, and wonder of this country
1. Naltar Valley, Gilgit
If you really want to experience heaven in this world, visit Naltar valley at least once and this place will make you fall in love with it.
It is situated 34 km from the city of Gilgit . Because of its absolute beauty , tranquil atmosphere and unforgettable stunning views, it looks like a lost paradise. The magnificent mountain views , landscapes, colorful and charming lakes, and towering forests make Naltar valley seem like the valley is just out of the world. World s tastiest potatoes are cultivated in Naltar valley.
This Green and lush valley is dotted by many beautiful trees like pine, spruces, birch, rowan and juniper . The coming up of Stars and Milky Way in the silence of the night present an appealingly serene atmosphere and leave the visitors absolutely speechless. Naltar valley is one of the majestic places to visit in Pakistan.
2. Sawat Valley
Although it has a rough past , this stunning valley in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan is something fascinating like a fairy tale.
This spectacular valley is known for lush green landscapes and forests, picturesque villages, and rivers boasting shades of blue so clear and bright , archaeology ,history and art.
Along the upper swat is the beautiful Kalam valley which presents the true beauty of Sawat . Kalam Valley is known for its lakes, waterfalls , greenery, and small and fertile plateaus .It is one of the most popular destinations for tourists.
Swat valley is also known for its great weather and friendly locals. You can enjoy trekking, and hiking here .
Because of its snow-capped mountains and natural beauty It is known as the Switzerland of Pakistan.
3. Attabad Lake
This insanely beautiful lake doesn’t look real… Even when you’re standing right in front of it. What makes it more interesting to visit is the fact that Attabad was created out of a natural disaster when a huge landslide happened in 2010. Its bright-blue turquoise waters make it one of the most amazing places in Pakistan. It is one of the three main parts of Hunza Valley in Chitral, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa.
There are many other fun activities such as fishing, boating, and jet skiing. However, the main attraction for tourists is the lake and many people from abroad and all over Pakistan go there to enjoy the mountains packed mesmerizing beauty of the lake .
A city… Say what? Yes, Lahore is one of the most beautiful cities in Pakistan. It is a treasure trove of historical places surely makes it one of the most amazing places to visit in Pakistan. Lahore was the city of Mughals, and so much of their creations still remain.
The most famous monuments of the city are, the Badshahi Mosque, the Wazir Khan Mosque, and the Lahore Fort . Also there are dozens upon dozens of beautiful tombs, exuberant shrines, and havelis, and that all majesty is what makes the cultural capital of Pakistan.
5. Kalash Valleys
Pakistan is an ethnically diverse country and the Kalash are its most distinct indigenous group of all.
The Kalash Valleys — Bumburet, Rumbur and Birir, the hidden gems are home to the Kalash people, a polytheist minority in Pakistan . The valleys are certainly some of the most charming places in Pakistan — not just for their natural sumptuousness, but also for the beauty of the people .
The Kalash live in wooden homes , and the women are particularly famous for their brightly-colored garb and jewelry that differs from anything else one can find in Pakistan. They are predominantly light-skinned and blue-eyed.
The Kalash love dancing, brewing their own wine and playing traditional musical instruments.
The best time to visit the Kalash valleys is during any of their three traditional festivals — Chilam Joshi in May, Uchau in September and Chawmos around the time of the winter solstice. Tourists are always wonder struck to see the colorful dresses , rituals, drink, and dance.
Islamabad, the capital territory is a relatively clean, calm and green city of Pakistan . This city is a home of a large number of diplomats, and politicians . Islamabad is one of the most beautiful capitals in the world.
Islamabad is a modern, well planned, international city on the Pothohar Plateau, and, like Canberra in Australia, is surrounded by hills. The romantic city of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, is an excellent place for relaxation and sightseeing.
The city is green all over, with beautiful roads and highways and a clean, calm, and serene environment.
You can not help falling in love with magnificent and exquisite locations like Margalla Hills,Lake View Park , Daman-e Koh,Shakarparian, Saidpur Village,and Monal.
If you are foodie, you can enjoy an endless options of foods in restaurants of Islamabad like continental ,Chinese cuisine, Pakistani, American, English, or Italian.
The best shopping places in Islamabad include Centaurus Mall and Safa Gold Mall.
7. Naran Kaghan
Naran and Kaghan are two amazing places to visit in Pakistan which are located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. They are amazing places to explore for those who love nature. You will find beautiful rivers, stretches of fields, snowcapped peaks, and picturesque lakes in these areas. Each year, thousands of tourists come to this valley from all over the world.
Lying at the northern extreme of the Kaghan Valley is the stunning natural Lake Saif-ul-Malook. It is famed for surrounding mountain scenery and their reflection on water of lake which is breathtaking. It is found in Mansehra in Khyber PukhtunKhawa. The best time to visit this one of a kind wonder of nature is in the summer.
8. Neelum Valley
Neelum Valley (The Blue Gem Valley)is one of the most beautiful places to see in Pakistan. This bow-shaped valley is situated in the northern Azad Kashmir region and is surrounded by dense forests and flowing streams that have the bluest water you have ever seen. This valley is famed for its fresh and stunning rivers, glassy lakes, and lush green mountains.
Mughal Emperor Humayun once remarked about Neelum Valley that
“If there is a paradise on earth, then this is it.” and this statement is absolute truth.
The charming valley soars at a high altitude of more than 4,850 feet above sea level. Exuberant, milky white-colored waterfalls gushing out from the mountains give scenic beauty and an otherworldly backdrop to this valley.
Tourists from all across Pakistan come to see this glorious manifestation of the most beautiful spot on earth.
In the category of powerful and stunning Buddhist architecture, Pakistan boasts the award-winning and well-kept ancient city of Taxila.
Taxila or Takshashila (“City of Cut Stone” or “Takṣa Rock”) is one of the subcontinent’s treasures and was once an important city of the kingdom of Gandhara.
This attractive city, located about 30 km north of Islamabad/Rawalpindi, is easy for tourists to reach and is a must-visit place for its unique charms, and stunning archaeological wonders.
Khanpur Dam, Taxila Museum, and Wah Garden are the most beautiful places you should keep on top of your traveling bucket list while you plan to visit Taxila.
The archaeological sites like Sirkap, Jaulian, Dharmarajika Stupa, Jandial Temple, Mohra Maradu, and Bhir Mound are also the sites worth seeing in Taxila.
There are many beautiful places in Pakistan that should definitely be on your travel bucket list. Tourists from all over the world come to Pakistan just to visit these amazing places that are a pleasure for sore eyes.