3 MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN PAKISTAN ONE MUST VISIT
It is the fact, that the soul and mind are mostly attracted by natural beauty. Thousands of people travel around the world in search of nature and to explore the beauty of the world. The state that has beauty and nature blended into lands and seasons is only Pakistan. The list for most beautiful places in Pakistan never seems to have an end; Kashmir is a landscape that no one can ignore and at the same time, Northern areas of Pakistan are the most visited place in Pakistan.
Lush green valleys, high-rise mountains and peaks, beautiful lakes, rivers, healthy weather, nature-rich wildlife, cuisines, and of course the four seasons makes Pakistan beautiful and attractive for the tourist. Pakistan is bestowed with places that are soothing to the soul, with the lush forests, the roaring waterfalls, and the magnificent mountains. Each has a unique sense of beauty that no camera can capture.
Numerous valleys in Pakistan are famous for being beautiful and soothing places in the world. Although, this list is not enough to portray the beauty of Pakistan, still, the list will give you a glimpse of the magic that this land holds.
1. Swat Valley:
Swat is known as the city of pines. This stunning valley is in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, something straight out of a fairy tale. Thick bright green fields and forests, picturesque villages, and rivers boasting shades of blue so clear and bright difficult to imagine them real! The true beauty of Swat is found around Kalam, which serves as a base to explore the beauty of the valley. Following 4 places in swat you can’t miss:
- Boyun Village:
Boyun is also known as Green Top, is a short drive or manageable up-hill walk from Kalam. When you finally reached the top, you enjoy a panorama of one of the vastest and beautiful villages. Boyun is an easy day trip from Kalam.
- Kandol and Spindhor Lakes:
These alpine lakes lie at 2 hours’ drive from Kalam. Kandol Lake is accessible via jeep track and is a bit more common, whereas Spindhor can only be reached after hiking of 2-hour. Both are amongst the most beautiful places in Pakistan.
- Ushu Forest:
This forest is full of deodar trees and is a fabulous place to get lost. The road that leads into the forest connects to several villages set along the Kalam River.
- Malam Jabba
This lie on 55 Minutes’ drive from Mingora in Swat. Have Chair Lift and tourism park. It is the second-best hill station in Pakistan. Moderate temperature in Summer and cool and breezy in Winters (ideal for skiing lovers) adds more to its beauty.
2. Hunza valley:
Hunza is a massive district made up of numerous valleys and villages. One part of the ancient silk road. This place has magnificent beauty. This place has high mountains where people can enjoy hiking and the flowing river in it just cast a magical spell on the tourists. Following are the most beautiful sights in the Hunza:
- Passu Cones:
The Passu Cathedral is a natural artwozrk and one of the most identical scenes in Pakistan. Though staying overnight in Passu village is not allowed due to some reasons, the cones are visible from ways away, from the village of Gulmit. The most eye taking view of the Cathedral is from the Karakoram Highway, about an hour’s drive from Gilgit City.
- Attabad Lake
A lake that doesn’t seems real. Even when you’re standing right in front of it and seeing it with your own eyes. Attabad was immerged when a massive landslide occurred in 2010. The flow of the Hunza River was blocked, and due to it, the famous lake was created in its wake. Its bright-blue turquoise waters make it more beautiful.
- Eagle’s Nest:
If you want to see one of the most epic sunsets in the Hunza Valley, then Head to Eagle’s Nest around a golden hour! And thank the GOD for such creations
3. Kaghan Valley:
It is a place worth visiting with beautiful locations and fast pace rivers flowing down the hills.Kaghan Valley is 160 KM wide and it is located on the awesome green fields of mountains. It is a natural and beautiful place where thousands of tourists visit every year to enjoy themselves with the art of creating. This beautiful place is located in the northern areas of Pakistan. Kaghan valley is extremely massive and wide having a variety of fields. Enjoy snow-covered places even in Summer.
It is one of the most awesome valleys of Pakistan located in the Mansehra district. Tourists not only from Pakistan but from all over the world came here to enjoy its beauty. It gives the major routes to lake Saif-ul-Mulook, making it a hot tourist point along with various other tourist spots such as Lake Lulu Saar, Lake Dudipat Sar, Babusar Pass, and places like Jared, Shogran, Naran, etc. In winters, the lakes are frozen and the land is mostly covered with snow, however, in Summer, the land is green and the rivers flowing providing the tourists to visit the places freely and enjoy. If you went to Naran Kaghan dont miss following places:
- Babusar Pass:
Another epic stop and one of the most beautiful places in Pakistan is the Babusar top. At a total high of 4,131m. The pass is the highest point in the Kaghan Valley, and going so far up in elevation is a surprise from the valley below.
To drive all way above is itself an adventure, as going through multiple hairpins turns, but once at the top we reach, it is truly appreciating how impressive the pass is.
Aside from feeling cold, shortness of breath will also be experienced. This is normal because of the altitude. Time to stay above is always limited, because of a lack of oxygen. The drive going up to Babusar pass and afterward is also stunning.
- Jheel Saiful- Malook:
It is in the north-east of the Mansehra Division of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. Not only the mountains surrounding it make the place beautiful, but a reflection of these mountains in the lake is breathtaking. However, in winter, due to snowfall it can take quite long to get up and the jeeps aren’t a good option con because of slippery paths.