Sports have taken various forms with the passage of time. Gone are the days when sports used to mean cricket, volleyball, football only. Now, this term has captured the gushing waters as well with the worldwide popularity of rafting, cliff diving, angling, surfing and yachting. Where in the world, water sport have attained considerable boom, liking for water sport has also started gaining momentum in Pakistan. The introduction of these water activities such as cliff diving in Pakistan has brought about wonderful tourism opportunities in many areas across the country.
Apart from beautiful lakes, high mountains, ancient architecture and historical landmarks, tourists are attracted by the large number of glaciers that exist in Pakistan. The development of accommodation including few hotel rooms in different areas for reservations has made it possible to travel to these glaciers. When snow, ice, rock and water accumulate, glaciers are formed and according to International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Pakistan has approximately 5218 glaciers. However, there are a few of these where tourists love to visit and most of those glaciers in Pakistan are in the Karakoram Range.
Pakistan has never lagged behind when it comes to geographical and architectural beauty. Blessed with countless places boasting majestic and breathtaking views, it is inevitable that our country has the potential to generate massive revenues through tourism. Home to some of the highest peaks in the world, rare topography and lively people, Pakistan attracts the locals and foreigners alike to spend their vacations in different parts of the country. One of the most popular tourist destinations where tourists love to spend their holiday is Hunza Valley, which is an ultimate example of “heaven on earth”. Located in the north east of Pakistan, at a height of approximately 8500 feet above sea level, the stunning mountainous valley of Hunza was named as ‘Paradise on Earth’ because of its exceptional beauty. The snow-capped mountains, large glaciers and green fertile valleys make Hunza an ideal place for tourists where they can witness nature at its best. Tripkar brings you a list of must visit places in Hunza valley:
If you really want to get captivated by the beauty of Pakistan, then you have to sneak into its every nook and cranny, because Pakistan is a country where treasures of natural beauty are scattered all over. Beauty is not something which is merely engrossed in rivers, valleys, flowers or sky high mountains.
Situated a few kilometers from Kallar Kahar, Neelwan Lake is easily accessible from both Lahore and Islamabad. The location is ideal for a short one day trip with friends to enjoy the cold yet refreshing water for swimming or just dipping your feet in. Due to its isolated location, the lake has not yet been frequented much by tourists and is clean and pristine still.