Ever thought of camping alone in the mountains, somewhere on a stream of rushing sparkling water, or maybe at the base of a mighty towering mountain. Did u even consider staring at stars while lying in the open on the soft grass of a meadow? Have you ever felt the vibe of a destination before even reaching there? Maybe the answer is YES!!!! Well, it is always a good idea to take a break from your daily routine and spend some time with your family exploring the marvels of nature around us. Luckily Pakistan is loaded with wonderful yet inexpensive tourist spots that can be visited during these summer vacations. Travellers from all around the world visit Pakistan’s Northern areas and appreciate the heavenly landscapes of the region. From lush green forests, raging waterfall, calm and peaceful lakes, roaring bays, barren desert, and magnificent mountains, Pakistan has it all. So in these summers, you don’t really have to fly to Switzerland to spend your holiday. Instead, in this blog, we will tell you about the 7 best tourist spots you can explore here in Pakistan.
Holidays Destinations in Pakistan for 2023
If u name this valley “heaven on earth” it wouldn’t be wrong. Located in the Upper Dir, this beautiful Valley is approximately 370 kilometers away from Islamabad. It takes almost 12 hours to reach Thall, which is located at the entrance of Kumrat valley. Thall is a small village with fundamental amenities of life. This gorgeous Valley is tucked with lush green forest and gigantic mountains. Perhaps this Valley has the most breathtaking scenic views in Pakistan and is the best holidays destination in Pakistan.
Wonders to see in Kumrat valley
Kumrat National Park
Kumrat Wild trout Habitat
Kaghan is the most attractive and charming Valley in Pakistan, located in the Mansehra district. This Valley is not only famous amongst the Pakistani tourist, but it has also attracted travellers from across the globe. Due to its route to marvellous places Lake Saif-ul-malook, lake Dudipatsar, lake Lulusar, Babusar Top, Naran and Shogran Valley, it has always been a hot tourist spot for travellers all around the world.
Places to see in Kumrat Valley.
Baby Saral lake
The land of beauty and enchanting views is called Neelum Valley. Only 20 Kilometers away from Muzzafarabad City, Neelum Valley offer a wide range of panoramic sceneries, lush green forest, crystal clear rivers, enchanting streams, and snowcapped mountain peaks. The weather is snowy and freezing in winter and delightful in summer. The travelling experience to Neelum valley is impressive as when you enter the Valley it looks like a painting on a canvas. The Neelum River is famous for trout fish and serves as a natural border between Pakistan and India. If you want to get away from the scorching heat of summers, then this is where you can enjoy your vacation this year.
Famous place to explore in Neelum valley
Ratti gali Lake
The following fantastic spot on our list is Chitral valley, a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The dazzling sceneries and beautiful landscapes of Chitral make this place the best spot to spend our summer vacations. This town lies on the verge of the Kunhar river, also known as the Chitral river. If you want to experience the unique culture, music, festival, country’s best cuisine, and dazzling views simultaneously, then Chitral is your place. The most fascinating place to visit in Chitral is Hindukush Range. Also, don’t forget the annual shandur festival is famous for Polo worldwide. Chitral is also known as the most peaceful district of Pakistan.
Famous places of Chitral
Shandur Polo Ground
Located in the northwest mountain range of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan, this Valley is also known as mini Switzerland due to its beauty and tremendous landscapes. This Valley lies near the River Swat. Swat valley is also the hometown of Malala Yousafzai (Noble Prize Winner). Despite its enchanting scenes and refreshing weather, the rate of hotels and food are way too cheap. So if you want to spend your summer holidays among waterfalls, fresh and juicy fruits, and lush green trees with affordable living, then this Valley should be your first choice.
When in Swat do visit
Skardu is located in Pakistan’s northern Gilgit- Baltistan region. The Valley is famous as the major tourism and trekking hub in Pakistan, a gateway to four Peak towering above 8000 meters, attracting tourists, trekkers, and mountaineers across the globe. This Majestic Valley also has many massive glaciers in baltoro, gyari and gyong in the Siachen region. Although it is a 25 to 30 hours drive away from the capital city of Islamabad, the place is definitely worth visiting,
Must-See places near Skardu
Murree is one of the most popular tourist Holidays Destinations in Pakistan. Every year thousands of people visit this hill station in summer and winter to see snowfall. Murree remains crowded all year long, just one hour’s drive away from Islamabad. Its Superb Scenery and majestic view of mountains hidden in the clouds give this spot a dazzling look. Galliyat around Murree, covered in thick pine forests, also adds beauty to this region. Patriata is also an enjoyable place located in Murree, where Chairlifts and Sky Rides provide the visitors with a memorable experience of thrilling rides
Fascinating spots near Murree
The Mall Road