Where sky high mountains are planked on the ground with pride; air blows in beautiful dales, carrying sweet fragrance of flowers; rivers gush, sprinkling melodious symphony everywhere; sand of sweltering desert shines in sunlight, gleaming like stars on Earth – who on Earth can deny that tourism in Pakistan cannot thrive? Any country bestowed with such sprouting natural beauty holds a significant position for tourists. Our country is known as the tourists’ paradise and the good thing is that PTDC (Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation) has started taking substantial initiatives to promote tourism in Pakistan (Northern areas) which are the nucleus of our beautiful Pakistan.
Snow leopard is a rare species of wild cat the world. Much sought out for its beauty and charismatic stature in the wildlife-loving circles, the snow leopards are a threatened specimen and are among the top priorities of wildlife organizations.
Life is very boring without adventure and risks. While you are young and energetic, it is good to be involved in activities that you may not be able to carry out when you become old. Trekking is one of such activities which is quite common among the youth nowadays. People frequently travel to various beautiful mountainous areas including the breathtaking Concordia Pakistan to carry out the trekking adventure with family or friends.
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.