This Season, Discover A Holiday
Destination - The Fascinating Pakistan
Pakistan is a land of many splendors. The scenery changes
northwards from coastal beaches to sandy deserts, desolate
plateaus, fertile plains & dissected upland and high
mountains with beautiful vales, snow-covered peaks and
eternal glaciers. The fascinating north of Pakistan
comprises of the area where world's three greatest
mountain ranges meet Karakoram, Himalayas and Hindukush.
Journey along Karakoram Highway, world's highest trade
route, offers incredible mountain scenery. Enjoy the
enchanting, unspoild beauty of lush-green valleys –
Kashmir, Kaghan, Swat, Hunza, Skardu and Chital.
The breathtaking combination of towering peaks, deep and
steep gorges, moonlit lakes, cool streams, rapid rivers,
whistling deserts, frosty glaciers and fairy meadows.
Northern Pakistan has the most beautiful and mighty
mountains on earth. From the forbidding heights of the
five peaks which are over 8000 m, to the dozens that are
over 7000 m high, all have one thing in common; they are
majestic, mystical and magical. K-2 the King of Karakoram
is the second highest peak in the world at (8611 m). Nanga
Parbat 8126 m is the 9th highest peak in the world. Many
legends and superstitious stories have been spun around
this peak but it is rightly known as the "Killer
Kashmir is one of the most stunning places all over
Pakistan and has natural scenic exquisiteness that
attracts the visitors to reach here. In local
language, Kashmir is known as "Janat Nazeer" due to
its natural scenic gorgeousness.
MUREE, PATRIATA & BHURBAN
Queen of Mountains & Natural splendor
Murree is Pakistan's most popular hill Station which
7500 feet height. Scenery there in Muree is superb,
the climates cool in summer and crispy cold in winter,
the hotel are good, and driving comfortable. Today
Murree is Punjab's leading hill resort and always
remain crowded in summer. Murree, is called as "The
Queen of the Hills" by the people lovingly, has a
singular position all over the country for its scenic
beauty and fascinating greenery. Nature in its full
bounty is found scattered over every inch of the
graceful hills and the lovely valleys. Beautiful
verdant mountains overhung by pines and oaks, bubbling
with gurgling springs, crisscrossed by rivulets,
dotted with sprawling velvet-carpeted lawns and
orchards with fruit laden trees, present of spectacle
of a paradise on earth. But this is not all, the
Salubrious climate of the region makes the place, one
of the best health resorts in Pakistan, which not only
helps in recuperation but also elates one's spirits.
The Land of Alpine Wonders
Swat is a land of magnificent scenic beauty and rich
historical past. Its lush green fertile valleys,
towering mountains, rushing streams, ice cold lakes,
fruit orchards and flower-filled slopes are some of
the gifts nature has bestowed upon this ancient land
which offers some of the best trekking and fishing
sites. It is the land where great Generals of the
world like Alexander; Mahmood Ghaznavi, Great Mughals
Babar & akbar fought their battles of conquest. It is
the land that was desired, admired and loved equally
well by saints, scholars, spies, artisans and kings -
this lovely mountain-locked region is well connected
with other parts of the country.
Kaghan is the most beautiful and picturesque valley
embraced by lower Himalaya hills covered in forests of
huge Himalayan pines. 4173 M Babusar pass at its head
was the only link to Northern Areas from rest of
Pakistan until the Karakoram Highway was built. One of
the country's most popular holiday spots, the area
offers best trekking trails, light walks, fishing and
family outings to its spectacular lakes and flower
filled hill sides. Main attraction of the valley is "Naran"
which is situated on the bank of Kunhar River at an
altitude of 2489 M at a point where the valley widens.
Famous lake, Saif-ul-Malook provides an excellent view
of the Malika Parbat - 5290 M high.
GILGIT, HUNZA & KHUNJERAB
The land of legends – Rakaposhi
Gilgit, the land of silk, is the scenic home to the
rugged but hospitable tribes of Northern Areas. This
strategic land sits in a wide irrigated bowl guarded
by Centurion Mountains. Gilgit's proximity to China at
Khunjerab pass makes it a commercial centre for
Chinese goods like lustrous silk and spices. Hunza
valley is surrounded by huge mountains stretched over
110 km. Eternal snow, lush green orchards; silent
streams, rapid rivers and the emerald green meadows
are some of the charms which have made Hunza famous
among tourists from all over the world. Entire valley
is dominated by the famous Rakaposhi Peak "788 ms"
which glitters like a diamond against the blue sky.
This is a land of peace, tranquility, fruit and
GILGIT & BALTISTAN - SKARDU
Situated at an elevation of 1454 meters along the
banks of Gilgit River, quaint little town of Gilgit
has spectacular scenic beauty. For centuries, it had
been the capital of various dynasties. Its history
goes well beyond 6th century AD. The town is irrigated
by a network of canals fed by mountain streams. Peak
tourist season is form April to October.
Baltistan is a mountain-packed region in the Northern
areas of Pakistan, along the Indus River between the
Karakoram Mountains and the Deosai Plateau. It is also
known as "Little Tibet" Skardu, its capital, is the
starting point for some of the best trekking and
mountaineering in the world. Natives here are called
Baltis and live in multi-story antique houses made of
stone and wood. Clustered round the houses are
apricot, peach, mulberry and apple trees festooned
with grape vines.
CHITRAL - KAFIRISTAN & SWAT
Situated at an average altitude of 1128 m, Chitral
valley is favorite among mountaineers, trekkers,
anglers, hunters and anthropologists. Trichmir - 7705
m dominates this 322 km long exotic valley. Chitral
district has Afghanistan on its north, south and west.
A narrow strip of Afghan territory - Wakhan separates
it from Tajikistan.
The lush-green valley of Swat, with its rushing
torrents, icy-cold lakes, fruit-laden orchards and
flower-decked slopes is ideal for holidaymakers. It
has a rich historical past, too. This is "Udayana"
(The Garden) of the ancient epics; the land of
enthralling beauty, where Alexander of Macedonia
fought and won some of his major battles before
crossing over to the delta of Indus River. This is the
"valley of hanging chairs", as described by the famous
Chinese pilgrim-chroniclers, Huaen Tsang and Fa-Hian
in the fifth and sixth centuries.
MULTAN, BAHAWALPUR & FORT MUNRO
Explore the Mystic Colors of Southern Punjab
Multan is one of the oldest living cities in South
west Asia. The history of Multan is the history of the
sub-continent. Every invader from Alexander to the
British has fought for control over the city. Multan
is located about one hundred kilometers from Punjnad,
are more tombs of saints and Sufis located in one
place than anywhere else in the world. The city is
dominated by towering brick and marble shrines.
Likewise Bahawalpur & Fort Munro are also the enriched
historic places therein southern Punjab.
|INTERIOR SINDH & KARACH
Explore Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh,
country's most populated city known as city of lights