Pakistan is a beautiful and diverse place, it flaunts every type of scenery you could imagine. You will find beautiful beaches, breathtaking white peaks and stunningly lush green meadows. Many attractive areas of Pakistan are still undiscovered and this mystery just adds to the allure of it. Here are the 7 must visit places in Pakistan, you can thank me later!
1. The Deosai National Park
Lying between Sakardu and Astore Valley, this breathtaking landscape is heaven on earth. Due to high altitude, this area is only accessible during summers. The Deosai National Park stands at over 13,000 feet above sea level, and ranks among the highest plateaus in the world and that’s why it is one of the best and must visit places in Pakistan to spend your vacation!
The word Deosai translates to ‘land of the giants’. Many majestic beasts are found here. Huge, gorgeous brown bears, rare yet stunning snow leopards and the Himalayan ibex are found here. The Sheosar Lake also known as the blind lake is in the middle of the ethereal Deosai National Park and can be found at a little over four thousand meters above sea level.
2. The Nagar Fort in Chitral
An aide-memoire of a splendid age and the present abode of the royal family, Nagar Fort is a grand fortress located in Chitral. There, you can take an informative yet surreal walk through history. The norms, values, customs and cultures of those times and the native culture of Chitral come alive in the Nagar Fort.
The Nagar Fort was initially built as a winter house in the early nineteen hundreds. A suspension bridge was used to access it and the bridge was enveloped by luscious, thick and well-maintained gardens budding with the fragrance of summery hues. It is one of the most sought after places in Pakistan and that’s why it is recommended as one of the must visit places!
3. The Saif ul Malook Lake
Surrounded by mighty and majestic mountains, this glistening beauty grasps the aesthetic soul of the onlooker. Soothing to one’s soul, this brimming lake is a magnificent sight. It is located in the Kaghan valley, right at the northern end. The lake is accessible through a dangerous yet adventurous road trail that starts from Naran. Even though it aced the must visit places list, going there in winter is really tricky so it is best to travel there in summers!
4. Payee Lake in Shogran
A celestial occurrence is the only way to describe the Payee Lake situated in Shogran. Surrounded by surreal meadows and stunning snowy peaks including the Makra Peak, the Payee Lake is top of your must visit places in Pakistan list. Commonly known as the Siri-Payee Lake since it has a sister lake (called Siri, duh!).
This place attracts thousands of tourists annually. It is grand in its demeanor and since it’s a tourist attraction, it helps the locals generate a lot of revenue and flourish. The calm serene aura of Payee will take your breath away
Although it is a small town, the scenic beauty is celestial. You have easy access to residence and food, you can shop till you drop, all the while enjoying the beautiful mountains and the Kunhar river. Most of the people remember the name of Balakot since the 2005 earthquake destroyed it completely, but the strong town rebuilt itself and is still full of zeal and zest.
6. Hammer-Head Beach in Ormara
The Hammerhead beach in Baluchistan is unique as it brings together two extreme contrasts, the sea and the desert. This magnificent and mesmerizing combination of the glorious golden desert and the wild sea is worth the trip. If you haven’t been there yet, pack and scurry there now.
7. Pishukan Beach
The Pishukan beach is also called the Pishukan beach. It is located in Balochistan. Many fishermen of Gwadar reside there. The water is beautiful shades of green and blue. The sand is bright yellow like it is on fire. The triad of colors found at the beach are mesmerizing. Pishukan is known to have some if the best fishes too.
We are blessed with all kind of mesmerizing scenery, rather than visiting Baku, Turkey, Europe, or Bangkok, we should explore natural beauty of Pakistan first!