Nature has gifted Pakistan with many beautiful landscapes, gigantic rivers, beautiful valleys, sky touching mountains that one can’t escape to admire them, and are unable to forget. Pakistan is a beautiful country with the most beautiful natural locations in the world, thousands of people from abroad come to visit, especially Kashmir and the northern areas of Pakistan have always been the most visited places of Pakistan, this part of Pakistan has always been widely known the world because of its amazing green valleys, high mountains, beautiful lakes, beautiful rivers, healthy weather and naturally rich wildlife. Pakistan is fast becoming a tourist hub because of its improvement on various policies in order to attract tourism. Pakistan has many traditions with different cultural values. Pakistan is the place that you will definitely consider in terms of beauty, hospitality and different cultural values. Pakistan is a peace-loving country and always gives the message of equality, harmony and justice.
In this article, I have merged almost all the famous places of Pakistan that you have not seen in any other article
50 ATTRACTING PLACES OF PAKISTAN:
1 KUMRAT VALLEY
Kumrat valley is situated in Upper Dir District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the province of Pakistan. It is one of the most beautiful valleys in Pakistan and the main attraction for tourist because of its beautiful sceneries, greenery pastures, snowy mountains, beautiful river Panjkora and foggy forest. It is a journey of 6 to 8 hours from the main bazaar of Dir.
2 HUNZA VALLEY
It is situated in the northern region of Pakistan. It is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan it is also referred to as Heaven on Earth in Pakistan. .It is one of the peaceful places in Pakistan with beautiful sceneries, after visiting here people will definitely forget about other worries of life
3 MURREE HILLS
Murree now becomes a popular tourist station for both local and foreigner tourists. It is obsessed with snowy mountainous and forest sceneries with a pleasant climate. It is situated in the Galyat region of the Pir Panjal Range, within the Rawalpindi District of Punjab, Pakistan. Most popular picnic points of Murree and Maal road are Dunghills, Mouskouri Hill, Nathia Gali, Chara Pani, Darya e Neelum, Ayoubia and many more.
4 AZAD KASHMIR
It is situated in the lower part of Himalayas and ranks amongst the famous tourist destination. This alluring valley is in the middle of high hills and located about80 km away from Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Azad Kashmir is a place of lavish green valleys, captivating lakes and high mountains. People living in this area have a unique style of culture. The climate in this region often receives rain in both summer and winter season.
5 SKARDU VALLEY
The main town of Gilgit- Baltistan is Skardu, along the wide bank of the river Indus. It is the largest district of the Northern Areas. Baltistan is dwelling to some of the highest peaks in the world, the Karakoram Range. In spite of its beautiful mountainous region and wide blue lakes, it is also famous for winter sport contests organized by Government of Pakistan also attract many tourist to come and enjoy and make their trip memorable .
6 PAF MUSUEM IN KARACHI
This is a beautiful museum and having a lot of aircraft and air defense system installed by Pakistan Air Force. The history of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has been documented and recreated very well. Lots of pictures, old planes and models. Lawns are beautifully maintained here. If you plain lover than it is the best place to visit
7. MOEN JO DARO
If you are an archaeologist or love discovering historical places Mohenjo Daro is the right one to visit. It was one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Harappan Civilization and was built in the 26th century BCE. It is an archaeological site situated in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Mohenjo-Daro is located west of the Indus River in Larkana District, Sindh and was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of the world’s earliest major cities.
8 CHARNA ISLAND
Charna Island is a little uninhabited island situated in the Arabian Sea, around 9 km (5.6 mi near Mubarak Goth, Kiamari Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Charna is also locally known “Cheerno” and “Charna”. It is a 2 hour drive from the city. Amazing beach, best for scuba diving and snorkeling. If you love wildlife under the sea then Charna Island is the right choice. There are many professional swimmers and divers to help and train you before diving in, so you don’t need to worry about your safety.
9 QUAIDE AZAM TOMB
Mazar-e-Quaid is the tomb of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (founder of Pakistan), he is the person who gave us a beautiful country (PAKISTAN). Quid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah along with his sister Fatima Jinnah and other notables of Pakistan Movement are buried here. It has a large green park around and a must visit place for all foreign dignitaries. The place is guarded by Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy guards round the clock. Great place for educational purposes and to revive the remembrance of freedom fighters.
10 FAISAL MASJID
It is one of the beautiful mosque in Pakistan and located in Margala Hills, extremely beautiful interior design features eight-sided shell shaped sloping roofs forming a triangular worship hall which can hold 10,000 worshippers and is inspired by a Bedouin ten
11 PORT GRAND
Port grand is one of the fine and recreational place to visitwith diverse range of food sport activities , art, leisure, entertainment, adventure, fun and … Port grand is a great scenic spot to hang out at with family and friends. The best part is the mesmerizing view of the sea which will delight your senses. You can enjoy different cuisines under your budget. If you visit Karachi then you must go to port grand to experience the beauty of the city. Ideal to visit in the evening.
12 BADSHAHI MASJID
The Badshahi Mosque is a Mughal-era masjid in Lahore, Pakistan. The mosque is located west of Lahore and is generally regarded as one of the most iconic sights of Lahore. The best of Mughal Era in its former glory. The mosque is a wonderful example of architecture that is characteristic of Mughal rules.
13 SAIF UL MULK
Saif-ul-Muluk is one of the beautiful place in Pakistan and also called Lake of fairies. It is situated in the Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa near the highest peak in the valley, Malika Parbat which add more glimpse in the beautiful scenery. Very nice place with a beautiful view. The green-blue crystal-clear and ice-cold water, surrounded by giant glaciers, including Malika Parbat, reflects the beauty of Saif-ul-Maluk
14 DEOSAI NATIONAL PARK
Deosai National Park is an alpine plain and high-altitude national park in northern Pakistan, located in the Skardu district in Gilgit Baltistan along with the Bara Pani River. It is the second highest plateau in the world with a beautiful landscape. It is one of the unforgettable experiences that one could ever have had. It is like a part oh heaven on earth
15 BOTONICAL GARDEN LAHORE
Jallo Botanical Wildlife Park Lahore is a well-known wildlife garden dedicated to collecting, growing, preserving and displaying a wide range of plants labeled with their botanical names. Amazing place for the adventurous lover-visitors, located in Jallo Road, Lahore, Pakistan.
16 BAHRIA TOWN
Bahria Town Karachi is a privately-owned community under construction in Karachi, Pakistan by the Bahria Town Group. . Land designed by GMW Architects Bahria Town Karachi is the only largest residential community in the country that offers all the modern amenities and unique features of International Standard Living, the community will own the Grand Jamia Mosque and the largest cricket stadium in the city. The project has been beautifully designed to offer residents a complete and lifelong living experience.
17 NATHIA GALI
Nathia Gali is known for its natural beauty, hiking trails and pleasant weather, which is much cooler than the rest of the Galyat. Nathia Gali is a mountain village or hill station in Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa district. The natural landscape is very attractive. Nathia Gali is famous for its lush green meadows, deep forests of oak, cedar and pine, where fog is a glory in July / August. in winter everything is topped with snow which create beautiful scenery NOOR MAHAL
18 ANSO LAKE
Ansoo Lake is located in the Kaghan Valley of Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is located at an altitude of 13,927 feet (4,245 meters) above sea level and is considered one of the highest lakes in the Himalayas. The lake is near Malika Parbat, the highest mountain in the Kaghan valley. The lake has become very popular tourist attractions in a very short time. It is called Ansoo Lake because it is in tear-like shape and best place to visit this place is in July/ August because it is mostly covered in fog throughout the year
19 KALASH VALLEY
The Kalasha Valley is the main source of attraction for Pakistani as well as International tourists The Kalasha Valleys are valleys in the Chitral District in northern Pakistan. The valleys are mostly surrounded by the mountainous range of Hindu Kush. The residents of this valley are the Kalash people, who have a unique culture, language and follow a form of ancient Hinduism. The Kalasha Valley is the main source of attraction for Pakistani as well as International tourists
20 TOMB OF SHAH RUKN-E-ALAM
The tomb of Shah Rukn-e-Alam located in Multan, Pakistan, is the mausoleum of the Sufi holy sheikh Rukn-ud-Din Abul Fateh. The sanctuary is considered the earliest example of Tughluq architecture and is one of the most impressive shrines on the Indian subcontinent. I think when I talk about the building and architecture of the tombs. It is the most beautiful tomb I have ever seen in terms of simplicity and culture.
21 MALAM JABBA
Malam Jabba is an extremely beautiful mountain station in the Hindu Kush Mountains near Swat Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Malam Jabba is an incredible outing spot in the Swat Valley. The height of this valley is approximately 10,000 feet above sea level. It has a chairlift that takes the tourists to the highest point of the valley.
22 Khewra mine
The Khewra Salt Mine is the world’s largest mine and is situated in Khewra, Jhelum District of Punjab. The mine is located in the Salt Range, an outer range of the Himalayan Mountains. The mine is famous for its pink Himalayan salt production and is a major tourist attraction. There are plenty of salt water pools inside. The Badshahi Masjid was built in the mine tunnels with multicolored salt stones, Minar-e-Pakistan, a statue of Allama Iqbal and many other artistic engravings in the mine are a replica of famous places are built in it.
23 MOHATTA PALACE
Mohatta place is one of the famous historical places to visit in Karachi, Pakistan. It is a museum located in Karachi, Pakistan. It was built with traditional pink Rajasthani Jodhpur stone in combination with the local yellow stone from Gizriin. This place was once the home of Ms. Fatima Jinnah, the sister and close companion of the founder of the nation, Mr. Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Mohatta Palace is a well-maintained heritage building that has a museum and regular exhibitions of art, historical artifacts, and other cultural attractions. For out of town visitors to Karachi, a visit to Mohatta Palace in the daytime is well worth.
24 MANTHOKHA WATERFALL
Manthokha waterfall is the highest waterfall of Pakistan located in Kharmang Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, and the northern region of Pakistan. It is just a 1-hour and 30-minute drive from the city of Skardu. It is also one amazing place to visit and most popular tourist spots in Pakistan.
25 RANIKOT FORT
RasniKot or Qilla or Ranikot is one of the historic places in Sindh, Pakistan. It is almost 90 kilometers away from Hyderabad and is very close to Sann, Jamshoro, and Sindh. It is considered the world’s largest fortress with a circumference of approximately 32 km. It is the best place for those who want to see historical places and you need a 4×4 jeep to see all the Ranikot Fort.
26 KHUNJARAB PASS
Khunjerab Pass is nowadays also one of the best tourist spots, it is located in the Karakoram Mountains in a beautiful location of Gilgit-Baltistan. It connects Pakistan and China via a roadway. It is a high mountain pass on the northern border of Pakistan with China. The Khunjerab Pass is the highest point on the Karakoram Highway and it is also one of the highest border crossings in the world, which is why it has traveled extensively over the past few years.
Chitral is one of the best places in Northern areas, located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Chitral is the best tourist spot in Pakistan because of its natural beauty and spectacular scenery, it has beautiful lakes, rivers and pleasant weather that are the key to the eye appeal. In Chitral you can climb the mountains and do trekking activities, it is a beautiful place where you will enjoy it a lot as it is heaven on earth.
28 CHOWKANDI TOMB
History lovers will be crazy when they visit this old cemetery and are on the UNESCO World Heritage List where tombs of the ancestors of a local tribe can be found. The intricate brand of these graves is the most striking feature with carvings and designs typical of the region, Sindh. The origin of this necropolis is estimated between the 15th and 18th centuries
29 ARANG KEL
ArangKel is a lush green village, hill station and tourist location in Neelam valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is situated on the peak above Kel at a height of 8,379 feet (2,554 m). It is a two-hour walk from the village of Kel, about 1400 feet of climbing from the Neelum River, but it is worth every step! This piece of extreme beauty can be found in Kashmir, one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world. It is a very huge area, you’ve to spend at least one whole day to explore its meadows, forests, waterfalls, surrounding hills etc.
30 SATPARA LAKE
Satpara Lake is a beautiful natural lake near Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, which supplies water to the Skardu valley. It’s beautiful blue water and mountainous view make your trip worth it. It is fed by the Satpara stream. The melting ice of the Deosai plains are the main source of water for the lake. Lake Satpara is located at an altitude of 2,636 meters above sea level and has an area of 2.5 km²
31 USHU FOREST
Ushu Forest is beautiful, soul-reviving place in the Ushu Valley, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is just 8 km from the Kalam Valley and 123 km from Mangora. Ushu is known for its cloudy and rainy forest. If you want to visit the beauty of the northern areas, you must also visit this beautiful forest.
32 TOOBA MASJID
Tooba masjid also known as Gol, or round mosque, due to its large domed roof. It is one of the main attractions of the city because of its unique architecture. The white marble dome has a diameter of 236 feet and is balanced on a low surrounding wall without supporting pillars. The mosque can contain a congregation of up to 5,000 people. It is located in Karachi, Pakistan.
33 KATPANA DESSERT
The “Katpana Desert”also known as, the cold desert is a high altitude desert near Skardu, the northern Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan. The cold desert contains an enormous amount of sand dunes that are sometimes covered with snow in the winter. It is located at an altitude of 2226 meters above sea level, this is the highest cold desert in the world. Beautiful white sand that meets the snowy mountains and touches the blue sky above, making this place ideal for tourists to visit.
34 BHIT KOHRI BEACH
Bhit khori beach is near Mubarak village that has sparkly blue glowy water. Alot of people didn’t know it existed. This beach glow at night if you make a movement in the water, like a splash or throw a pebble, it glows then as well. It one of the beautiful beaches exist in Karachi, Pakistan. If you visit Pakistan don’t forget to visit this place.
35 ATTABAD LAKE
One of the beautiful lakes located in the Gojal Valley, Hunza, Gilgit, Baltistan, the region of Pakistan. It is also known as Gojal Lake and it is one of the popular tourist spots due to its unique blue color and dramatic mountain background.
36 SAJI KOT WATERFALL
Sajikot Waterfall Lake Abbottabad or can be called “Sajikot Abshar” is one of the beautiful waterfalls lake, located in Havelian, Abbottabad, Pakistan. This Landmark waterfall is very relaxing and refreshes those visitors who love natural beauty with lots of greenery, so this is the place to have fun and relax in the water playing in a cool and peaceful environment.
Havelian is a small town in the Abbottabad district of the Hazara division in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. Havelian is located on the Karakoram Highway and on the banks of the River Dor, approximately 15.5 kilometers southwest of Abbottabad. There are many beautiful places to visit in Havelian.
38 KHAPLU FORT
Khaplu Place is also called Yabgo Khar, which signifies “The Fort on the Roof”. It is an old fort famous for its historical background, architectural structure and it is attractive to tourists. It is located in Khaplu, in the Gilgit-Baltistan. It consists of four floors made up of wood, mud bricks and soil. It has recently been restored by the cultural department of Agha Khan and now part of it is a hotel and the other part is a museum.
39 MARGALLA HILLS
The hills of Margalla are blessed with beautiful greenery and beautiful flora and fauna. Best way to enjoy this place is by walking on foot and you will discover the true beauty of Islamabad. The path runs through a few streams of water and has some excellent places for camping and Bar-B-Q. The trail goes all the way up to Pir Sohawa and offers spectacular views of the city and the hills.it is located in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan
40 PASSSU CONES
“Passu Cones” or “Passu Cathedral” it is a little town situated in the Gilgit Baltistan district in northern Pakistan. Passu is located on the Karakoram Highway in Upper Hunza and is a popular tourist destination due to the easily accessible vast landscape. Passu cones are surrounded by amazing mountain tops, it is an ideal place for hiking enthusiasts. This place is known for its golden peaks in the shape of the pyramidal shape
41 NATLAR VALLEY
Naltar is a valley near Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan. Known for its crystal clear lakes, it is just a few kilometres from Hunza and a 2-hour drive from Gilgit Baltistan. This beautiful valley is also known for the tastiest potatoes in the world and if you want to see paradise on earth, you should visit Naltar Valley.
42 SHEESH MEHAL
The Sheesh Mahal is situated in the Shah Burj, northwestern corner of the Lahore Fort. It was built under the rule of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1631-32. The ornate white marble pavilion is inlaid with Pietra Dura and intricate mirror work of the best quality
Bhurban is not far away from the Jhika Gali, Murree. It is near Islamabad, it is a very attractive place for visitors because of its natural beauty and stunning views. Bhurban is a tourist destination with unique floral land and best for the hiking trails in the nearby Ayubia National Park. It has a 10 KM golf course. You can visit this place if you want to enjoy the weather and also like to play golf. It has a golf course with 9 rooms in the mountains that attract a large number of golfers.
Lulusar Lake also known as Lulusir Lake, it is the primary headwaters of the Kunhar River. Lulusar is a mass group of frigid mountains and a lake close to the Kaghan valley, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, province of Pakistan. Lulusar is one of the most beautiful in Pakistan, it is known for its beautiful view of mountains that never dries in the summer. In recent years, Lulusar owes many tourists to the peaceful environment and mirror-like surface of Lake Lulusar that reflects the great mountains.
45. PAKISTAN MONUMENT
The Pakistan Monument is a national landmark and a heritage museum situated in the western Shakarparian Hills in Islamabad, Pakistan. The monument was built to symbolize the unity of the Pakistani people. It is dedicated to the people of Pakistan who have sacrificed their TODAY for a better TOMORROW. Due to its height, the monument is visible from the other side of the Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area and is a popular tourist destination
46. HIRAN MINAR
Hiran Minar or “The Deer Tower” is an old Mughal era complex of 17th-century inSheikhupura, Punjab. The complex was built on the site of a wildlife sanctuary in honour of the pet antelope of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. The emperor is remembered for his love of nature
47. GHANCHI DISTRICT
Ghanche District is the eastern district of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Ghanche is a well-known tourist destination because of the extraordinary landscape and beautiful landscapes. The beauty of the area is undoubtedly heavenly with its beautiful valleys and settlements inhabited by the most hospitable inhabitants and river irrigated countries.
48. KATASH RAJ TEMPLE
The Katas Raj temples commonly known as Qila Katas are a complex of several Hindu temples associated with each other through boardwalks. The temple complex surrounds a pond called Katas which is considered sacred by the Hindus. The complex is located in the Potohar plateau in the Pakistani province of Punjab.
49. GORAK HILL
Gorakh is a beautiful plateau with a mesmerizing view of the hill, located at an altitude of more than 5,689 feet and is part of the Kirthar mountain range that covers the entire Sindh border with Baluchistan to the west. This area is relatively colder than other parts in Sindh.
Ranigat is located in the Buner valley of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. It is a collection of Buddhist ruins in the 2nd century, spread over an area of 4 square kilometres that dates from the Gandhara civilization. Ranigat is good proof of the Buddhist past of the area. The site is at the top of a hill, accessible via the stairs.S