Recently, a Report by Forbes was release in which the website ranked Pakistan in the list of Top 10 Coolest Places to Visit in 2019. It is indeed a very good news Pakistan as it help in boosting our economy and tourism sector will be promoted to next level. Keeping this news in mind, we have decided to come up with an article that can highlight few of worth visiting areas in Pakistan. In this article we will discuss all attractive destinations of KPK.
KPK is the most beautiful province of Pakistan. Which is famous all around the world because of sky high mountains, lush green valleys, mighty rivers, beautiful lakes, and amazing wildlife. The Paradise on Earth ‘Swat Valley’ and Mountain Kingdom ‘Hunza valley’ are the major tourist attractions in Pakistan. All these places are real natural beauty of the world. Below is a list of top 10 most beautiful places in KPK that you must visit this summer.
Swat valley is known as the Switzerland of East. It is one of the greenest valleys and easily accessible areas. The valley welcomes the people through its magnificent mountains, lush green forests, running streams and meadows. Whereas larger part of Swat is covered with high mountains and hills, the crests of which are hidden by everlasting snow. From March till October, Swat has the best season for tourism.
Malam Jabba is a Hill Station in the Hindu Kush mountain range nearly 40 km from Saidu Sharif in Swat Valley, Malam Jabba is home to skiers from all across the country. It is a complete adventure tourist destination, and perhaps the finest skiing resort in Pakistan. Malam Jabba has two Buddhist stupas and six monasteries that are spread across the resort. Malam Jabba also offers two exciting trekking trails that offer excellent scenery.
Top 10 Coolest Places to Visit in 2019 in Pakistan
Chitral is also one of Pakistan’s most historical cities and a tourist hub. The weather in Chitral is extremely harsh and cold in winter while the summer is very pleasant. There are certain famous places and valleys in Chitral like Garam Chashma valley, Booni, Golen valley, Madaklasht valley, Arandu, Birir, Rumbur and Bumburat.
Lake Saif ul Malook
Lake Saif ul Malook also called the lake of fairies is ranked 5th by the Guardian as one of the top attractions in Pakistan. It is the highest alpine lake of Pakistan at an altitude of 3,224 metres and 10,578 feet above sea level.
It is the second highest peak in the Galiyat region. Trek to Mushkpuri top starts from Nathiagali spiraling upward through green pine forests. The way to the top is very breathtaking. It is full of greenery and is rich with fragmented flowers it gives a very attractive view to the hikers.
Shogran is a hill station situated on a green plateau in the Kaghan Valley. Shogran is a picturesque hill station with surrounding view of Makra Peak and Musa Ka Mussala.
Nathia gali is famous for its lush green meadows, deep forests of oak, cedar and pine, in which fog in july/august gift a glory. In wintry weather snowstorm adds to the scene. Nathia gali boasts a pleasing church. It is situated 34 kilometers at one hour’s drive away from both Murree and Abbottabad.
Thandiani (literally meaning “very cold”) is a hill station in the Galyat area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa the Province of Pakistan. The hills of Thandiani are about 2,750 metres above sea level. It is a superb place for nature lovers.It is famous for excellent weather and lush greenery in the summer months, and snow-covered vistas and hills in the winter.
Ayubia is a small town of KPK named after General Muhammad Ayub Khan. It is situated near the Murree Hills. There is a chairlift in the central place of Ayubia which is a major attraction for visitors.
Kalash Valley is one of the most beautiful and one of the most mysterious places in Pakistan. Located in the Chitral District of KPK, Kalash valley has a unique indigenous culture and religion that dates back thousands of years.
These places out Pakistan in the list of Top 10 Coolest Places to Visit in 2019. Let’s hope to receive as many tourists as we can in the coming year.