9 Best Places In Pakistan , Pakistan is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. From culture to literature, from beauty to customs, Pakistan has its own beauty. It is considered one of the most powerful Islamic countries in the world. Its people keep their own beauty both in their looks and nature.
If you are ever wondering to travel to Pakistan, you should know the best of the best places in this country to visit. Here, I will tell my readers the top 9 best places in Pakistan to travel, their heritage, weather, and important and famous places. The list of the top 9 best places in Pakistan to visit is mentioned below, and their details are also written in the following headlines, so I will suggest you read the blog till the end and I know that by reading this blog till the end you’ll get so much knowledge that you will find it no more difficult to decide which place to visit. List of 9 Best Places In Pakistan.
The top 9 best places in Pakistan to visit are:
- Hunza Valley
- Sawat Valley
- Fairy Meadows
- Naran Kaghan
Being the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad city has its own international importance and fame. Islamabad keeps 75 % of the total government authority in the whole country. Present in the north of Pakistan, this city has its own beauty, one of the most famous places in Islamabad is the Faisal mosque. The second-largest mosque of Pakistan built by Suadi King Shah-Faisal after the Bahria town Karachi mosque, Faisal mosque is visited by thousands of visitors all around the month. Its location is close to the Islamabad-highway and old-Islamabad airport. You should definitely visit this place if you are ever wondering to see the religious heritage of Muslims and their love toward their prayers.
The second best place in Islamabad to visit is Damn-E-Koh, present on Margalla hills of the Himalayan region, this place has its own charm. One can see almost all of the Islamabad city by reaching the top of Damn-Koh. Although this place is not so high from the ground level of Islamabad, yet one can see the birds-eye view of the city. It is one of the most visited tourist spots both by national and international tourists.
Another best place to visit in Islamabad is the Pakistan Monument, which is one of the most visited museums of Pakistan which represents the heritage of this country. The Monument itself represents the unity of the Pakistani people and their sacrifices and struggles for building a nation.
Some other great places to visit in Islamabad are:
- Margalla Hills
- Lok-Virsa Museum
- Shakarparian National Park
- Lake View Park
One of the most beautiful places in Pakistan is Kashmir, Kashmir conflict between Pakistan and India is known by the world, well this is the bad side of Kashmir shown to people, but the good side of Kashmir is more effective than the bad side. Kashmir is known as the paradise in the world. Its beautiful sceneries and charming valleys make its visitors its fan. Kashmir has a lot of beautiful places to visit.
and most of the river resources of Pakistan travel through the Kashmir region. Due to the conflict of India and Pakistan over Kashmir, it has given its sovereign authority because of which it has its own government and its own prime minister under the protection of the Pakistan Government. Kashmir is one of the cleanest places in Pakistan. If you ever decide to visit Kashmir make sure you visit each and every place of it while visiting Kashmir is not so much difficult as per other tourist regions.
Some people get confused between Pakistani Azad Kashmir and the Indian Occupied Jammu-Kashmir region. Though both of them are the part of Kashmir region, because of some political crisis this region is divided into two parts, i.e Pakistani Kashmir and Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir region. The climate of both Kashmir divisions is charming and loving.
The top places to visit in Kashmir are written below.
- Mangla Dam
- Banjosa Lake
- Nergola Waterfall
- Khewra Salt Mines
- Ratti Gali Lake
- Pir Chinasi
- Neelum River
- Darbar-e-Alia-Khari Shareef
3. Hunza Valley:
While traveling in Pakistan, northern areas of Pakistan must not be forgotten, one of the best northern tourist spots of Pakistan is Hunza Valley, People of Hunza are very charming, nice, and beautiful. It has a long-range of valleys and greeneries. Most of the foreign tourists intend to go to Hunza valley and other nearby northern regions. The best places in Hunza valley to visit are:
- Attabad lake
- Baltit Fort
- Lady Finger (Mountain Peak)
- Hunza Peak
4. Sawat Valley:
Sawat valley is also one of the most important northern areas of Pakistan. It has been an attention seeker of tourists for many years. Sawat valley is also known as Switzerland of Pakistan, it is one of the most important tourist economy generators for Pakistan. Dry fruits coming from sawat are distributed across Pakistan.
The best places to visit in Sawat valley are as follows:
- Kundol Lake
- Mahodand Lake
- Malam Jabba
- Saidu Sharif
5. Fairy Meadows:
While talking about the northern areas of Pakistan, not talking about fairy meadows is unjust to the
northern areas. Basically, it is a climbing spot located in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan, but its fascinating beauty impresses its visitors. By the whole year, the visit to fairy meadows from national and international tourists are not so much in number because of its hard and uneven track, but still, the tourist’s fan following to this region is really impressive. This is because it is one of the most cleanest and green mountains in Pakistan. The place was named Fairy Meadows in 1953 by an Australian climber Hermann Bhul due to its fascinating beauty. It is famous for its beautiful lush green plateaus and World’s ninth biggest mountain Nanga Parbat.
6. Naran Kaghan:
Naran is a small town in the upper Kaghan Valley in the Mansehra District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is also one of the most important tourist seekers of Pakistan. Every year unlike Fairy meadows hundreds of visitors take the route of Naran Kaghan. The temperature in Naran Kaghan is mostly cold as per every northern area, but its cold temperature is still fascinating with its beautiful scenery. The best places to visit in Naran-Kaghan are as follows:
- Saiful-Malok Lake
- Babusar Top
- Lulusar lake
- Siri Paye
Murree is a small mountain resort town, located in the Galyat region of the Pir Panjal Range, within the Rawalpindi District of Punjab, Pakistan. It is mostly famous for staying visitors who come to visit the northern areas. Because of the presence of so many hotels in this city, it is famous as a tourist resting point. This point will always be full of national and international tourists. Most of the time if you want to rest in a city while visiting northern and you also want to save some amount of your money, it is said to visit Murree, but this place is not recommended for visiting only. This site has only one single spot except for its high mountains, the big market of Murree which have amazing items for purchasing and they are sold every year with a huge profit.
Other places which you can visit in Murree are:
- Mall Road
- Pathriata-chair lift point
- Murree hill station
- Sozo water park
Lahore is one of the oldest cities on the Indian subcontinent. It was used to be the central city of many sultanates including the Mughal and Delhi sultanate. Lahore is one of the most important cities in Pakistan after Islamabad as it is the second governmental city in Pakistan. One of the reasons of so much fame in Lahore city is the presence of the shrine of great saint Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh Ali Hajveri. Lahore Fort is also famous for its red walls and solid structure. There are two main areas of Lahore, the internal and external Lahore city. In the past, Lahore was just limited to internal Lahore in the Lahore city known as the Walled City of Lahore, but as time passed and the population increased, the area of Lahore also increased from internal to external Lahore. Lahore is a city of heritage and antiques. Most of the museums of Pakistan are located in Lahore. The shrine of the national poet of Pakistan Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal is also located in this city. If you are a tourist who wants to explore different countries and came to Pakistan to explore its heritage, you must visit Lahore city.
Some of the best places which you can visit in this city are as follows:
- Badshahi Mosque
- Sheesh Mehal (Palace of mirrors)
- Lahore Fort
- Lahore museum
- Food street next to Lahore fort
- Tomb of Jahangir
- Wahga Border (Border between Pakistan and India)
- Anarkali Bazaar
Karachi is also known as the city of lights. Being close to the sea, it is the best trade route and the most important trade city in Pakistan. Most of the import, export are done through this city. When Pakistan came into being, Karachi city was the old capital of Pakistan which then shifted to Islamabad. It is the largest city in Pakistan and the twelfth largest city in the world. Karachi street food is famous as that of Lahore. Karachi is also one of those cities which are counted as the heritage of Pakistan. The shrine of the founder of Pakistan, Quaid-E-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is in Karachi city. The best places which you can visit in Karachi as a tourist are as follows:
- Mohatta Palace
- Frere Hall
- Quaid-e-Azam House Museum
- PAF Museum
- Port Grand
- Empress Market
- Quaid’s Mausoleum
- The National Museum of Pakistan
- The ruins of Bhambore
- Do Darya
- Clifton Beach
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