You love to travel, right? If so, that does not necessarily make you a traveler. You might be a tourist, depending upon a lot of factors. Similarly, for all those who use “traveler” as an alternate term for “tourist”, it may seem like splitting hairs but there are some differences between both, with some of the major ones outlined below. So, if you fancy yourself as a traveler or tourist, here’s how to find out if your idea is actually true.
The alluring domes and six graceful minarets of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque constitute to one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. The historical and architectural marvel is commonly referred to as the Blue Mosque pertaining to the blue titles and walls. Sultan Ahmed Mosque was built during the rule of Ahmed 1 (1609-1616). Besides being a Muslim house of worship the mosque entails a school or madrasa and a hospital.
Gwadar Port City is said to be the emerging Dubai of Pakistan. Long being neglected by the previous government, Gwadar has finally been spotted – ready to rule the political, geographical and economical scenario of the world. Gwadar was bought by Pakistan in 1958 from Oman – once a territory of Oman is now a gem of Pakistan. The geographical location of Gwadar has been acknowledged worldwide and now the development initiatives being taken including the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) have further strengthened its significance. Gone are the days when Gwadar was regarded just as a town of fishermen; it is now more than that – the emerging economic hub of the region with many other perks which are yet to be unmasked.
Lulusar Lake, Babusar Top and Jalkhbad are some of the famous tourist spots in Pakistan visited by locals and foreigners alike. Lulusar Lake is the biggest natural lake situated in Hazara and the main source for River Kunhar. A preferred camping site for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.
A newly discovered cave waterfall in Kalam Valley has become a major tourist attraction for local travelers and visitors. The cave waterfall is surrounded by thick trees and bushes amid a pool of cold water and mountains. The cave is located deep in the narrow creek of Shaho created by the confluence of two mountains over looking the Usho river situated in Kalam Valley.