There are plenty of picnic spots and beautiful places in Pakistan that you can visit for a day to escape your daily mundane life. Although Northern areas are the first choice for many Pakistani adventure junkies but there are many other famous and awe inspiring tourist spots in the country. TripKar.com brings you a list of popular one day trip places in pakistan with your friends and family:
Gorakh Hill Station
Gorakh Hill Station is best one day trip place situated at Sindh’s highest point and lies on the border of Sindh and Baluchistan. However, there are various twists, steep inclines and sudden curves looking into deep ravines, that requires an experienced driver and a powerful vehicle to drive through and reach Gorakh Hill Station.
Lahore, known as the city of gardens is home to some of the most beautiful architectural and historical sights. Badshahi mosque is one of the biggest mosques in the world. Inspired by Mughal architecture and built using marble and red sandstone this historical religious shrine is a must-visit. The walls and roofs of prayer halls are decorated with Islamic calligraphy. Badshahi Mosque is famous one trip place with family and friends.
The historical garrison fort is located near Jehlum, Punjab. Rohtas Fort has the following 12 gates, all of them are built in ashlar stone. Qila Rohtas was designated as the World Heritage Site in 1997. If you are interested in history and exploration this is the spot for you. Qila Rohatas is best one day trip place to visit in winter and summer.
Hingol National Park
Hingol National Park is one of the largest national parks in Pakistan. It rests on the Makran Coast in Baluchistan. The topographical features vary from barren forests in north to cooler regions in the west that have regular rainfall. This park is home to different plants and animals. Hingol National Park is best one day tour place in baluchistan to visit with family and friends.
Wagah Border is located between Lahore, Pakistan and Amritsar in India. It is famous for its daily flag-lowering ceremony which is carried out by both countries before sunset. The gates are unlocked and the soldiers from both countries carry out a parade which then leads to lowering the flags, folding them, handshake between soldiers from both sides and shutting the gates. All of this is witnessed daily by spectators in Amritsar and Lahore every day, with chanting and singing. Wagah border is good one day trip place in lahore.
List of Best One Day Trip Places in Pakistan
According to tourism companies in Pakistan, Taxila is the abode of many splendid Buddhist establishments. Over 3000 years old, it is the main center of Gandhara. For history aficionados a one day trip to Taxila can be very interesting, there is a lot to learn and explore. It is 35km from the capital, Islamabad. It was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1980.
This is the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam, founder of Pakistan, located in Karachi, Sindh. It is made of white marble and was designed by architect Yahya Merchant. While on a visit to this beautiful country, one cannot escape without visiting the founder’s grave. It is not only beautiful but also a place to remember the person who was behind Pakistan’s independence.
Mohenjo daro is an ancient Indus Valley Civilization city that flourished between 2600 and 1900 BC. Located in the Larkana district of Sindh, Mohenjo-daro means ‘mound of the dead’. Although no greenery around, this dry landscape is a beauty itself and its history is what makes it standout today. Mohenjo daro is historical place people send their time see explore the beauty of Mohenjo daro. It is an other best one day trip place in Pakistan.
Rana Resort Park
Rana Resort is a beautifully constructed luxury resort with greenery and forest-like look. There are various activities to look forward to, including hunting, playground with swings for kids, safari area to enjoy animals and of course a restaurant with an epic variety of cuisines. With a business centre and a cozy place to stay for a night, Rana resort is one of the most enjoyable one day trip places to visit with kids. Head Baloki is located on Multan Road on River Ravi.
Endowed with a mysterious history, Ranikot Fort is an amazing site with a 30 km periphery. The mesmerizing fort holds century old secrets and enigmatic tales for all adventure lovers to discover and explore, as they camp through the eerie night and taste nostalgia. Adventure lovers and thrill seekers will find various spots for camping, swimming and trekking. History aficionado’s can indulge into rich historical antiquities that the fort has to offer! This is a standardized 2 days trip to the beach with various activities included for a thrilling experience.
Khanpur Dam is 51 meter high and has 110,000 acre feet storage capacity. Khanpur Dam is located at Haro River, KPK Pakistan. It is venue for airborne and waterborne sports. It is a family picnic spot famous for boating, long walks at lakeshore, winter birds, picnicking and much more. Khanpur Dam is famous place for one day trip in Pakistan.
The Lovely Bhit Khori Beach
The Lovely Bith Khori Beach situated at a short distance from Mubarak Village, Karachi, the lovely Bhit Khori beach is a scenic destination worthy of being explored. The sun-drenched beach allows individuals to have an awe-inspiring experience, as they tackle the waves and explore a beautiful and undiscovered paradise. Adventure lovers and thrill seekers can enjoy snorkeling, swimming and skin diving in the sparkling waters of Bhit Khori.
Hiran Minar on the other hand is known for the beauty it entails. Built to commemorate the death of his favourite pet deer, Mansiraj, the Mughal Emperor Jehangir made it another example of the typical Mughal style gorgeous architecture with a huge water tank and an octagonal pavilion resting in the centre. The grave of the antelope lies amidst the enchanting structure and a distinctive water collection system, worth a visit. Best one day tour place to explore the beauty of Hiran Minar.
Neelwan Blue water pond is located at around 30 KM from Kallar Kahar. Neelwan Lake trip includes a 30 minutes adventurous downhill hike into rocky barren and bushy mountains and exploration of some hidden Waterfalls and beautiful Water Ponds. We will spend our whole day while exploration and enjoying in those beautiful water ponds.
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