Pakistan has got remarkably beautiful natural places to visit. Especially the Kashmir region and the northern areas of the country have got exceptional attraction for the tourists. These places are recognized worldwide because of the lush green valleys, sky high mountains, beautiful lakes, and the amazing wildlife. Today, we are going to list the top 5 astonishingly attractive natural places of Pakistan that are the major tourist attraction in the Country. These are certainly the places that are hard to find anywhere else across the globe.
1. Neelum Valley
A bow-shaped, 144 km long valley in the Azad Kashmir Region that is also known as “The Paradise on Earth” is known as Neelum Valley. This beautiful valley is located at the North and North-East of the Muzaffarabad that is the capital of Azad Kashmir. It runs from side to side of the Lesser Himalaya and the Neelum River Valley has got exceptional scenic beauty, towering hills on the two sides of the loud Neelum River, panoramic views, enchanting streams, lush green forests, and the eye-catching surroundings make this valley a must-visit place for the tourists.
Due to the famous lush greenery, lakes, streams, spring, and hilly & sloppy mountains, this valley is one of the top natural places in Pakistan for the tourist attraction. The famous places of Neelum Valley are, Athmuqam, Karen, Neelum, Baboon, Kutton Jagran, Ratti Galli, Noori top, Sharda Fort, Sharda, Halmet, Surgon, Taobut, and more. There is also the Sharda University that is the oldest university of sub-continent.
2. Hunza Valley
Located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, the Hunza Valley is one of the most attractive mountain valleys in the world. This valley was formerly a princely state and it is located in the north-west of the Hunza River at around 2,500 meters elevation. There are three regions of this valley named as, Lower Hunza, Center Hunza, and Upper Hunza (Gojal).
There are many places to see in Hunza Valley and it’s known for its beautiful places like, Diran Base Camp, Rakaposhi Base Camp, Hoper Glacier, Khunjrab Pass, Passue and Gulmit, Nagar Valley and Atta Abad Lake. The valley is also known as “Mountain Kingdom”.
3. Swat Valley
It is a beautiful valley and the administrative district in KPK (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) province. Swat Valley is Swat River’s upper valley that rises in the Hindu Kush range. This valley is known as “Mini Switzerland of Pakistan” that has great attractions for the visitors. The famous places to visit in this valley are, Mahodand Valley & Lake, Malam Jabba (Prominent ski resort in the Swat Valley), Natural Ushu Valley & Ushu Forest, Swat & Kalam Vallies, Madyan, Der, Bonir and many more. This is really one of the most attractive natural places of Pakistan that you should visit at least once in life.
4. Kalash Valley
This valley has got enough beauty and attraction for the tourists. This is recognized as one of the appealing natural places of Pakistan to visit. Kalash Valley is located in the Chitral district of the country and has a very historic background. This valley is actually an ancient Greek civilization and the people who belong to this civilization are known as “The Kelash”. These people have their own religion and they belong to the old tribes. The culture of the valley is very amazing and unique and the people lives there in small villages that are constructed on the hillsides. Their villages are situated at the streams and the banks of the river. Rough shaped logs are used to construct the homes. The Kalash locals are very cheerful and they celebrate a number of festivals like, Phoo Festival, Uchal Festival, and Chomos Festival. There are so many attractive places to visit in this valley.
5. Kaghan Valley
Kaghan Valley is also one of the best natural places of Pakistan. This is situated in the northeast of the Mansehra District and this place does not only attract the local tourists, but also have got enough to attract the tourists from all across the world. This valley is known for its natural beauty and bewitching splendor and recognized as one of the best natural places to visit in Pakistan, in the scenic Hazara division. The famous places of this valley are Shogran, Naran, Jared, Lake Saiful Muluk, Lake Lulu Sar, Lake Dudipat Sar, Babusar Pass and more.