If you want to visit a place full of natural beauty, mesmerizing and enchanting views, historical backgrounds, diverse in culture etc. Then don’t forget to visit Pakistan. This is such a beautiful country full of diverse landscapes and breath-taking locations. A tour to Pakistan will certainly give you an unforgettable experience of your life.
Here we will discuss top 10 travel destinations of Pakistan.
1.Saif-ul-Maluk lake , Kaghan Valley:
Saif-ul-Maluk Lake is considered as one of the best tourist destinations in Pakistan. It is situated in Saif-ul-Maluk Park, northern end of Kaghan Valley. Crystal clear greenish-blue freezing water of lake, surrounded by giant glaciers and magical view of Malka Parbat Mountains, covered with snow gave heaven on earth view. That’s why it is also called as “lake of fairies”. Story of prince, Saif-ul-Malook, who fall in love with fairy princess, Badi-ul-Jamal is also associated with this lake. For adventure enthusiasts, facility of boating, ponies and horses are also available here.
2.Badshahi Mosque, Lahore:
Badshahi mosque is one of the significant historical master piece situated in Lahore, Pakistan. This magical, elegant and iconic landmark was built during Emperor Aurangzeb’s rule. It consists of four minarets made of carved red sandstone, huge gateways, open court yard and three vast marble domes. Badshahi mosque is fifth largest mosque in the world and second largest in Pakistan.
3.Neelum Valley, Kashmir :
Neelum valley is situated in Kashmir region, along the Neelum river. This valley is dipped in divine natural beauty and hence called as “paradise of Kashmir” too. Its snowstorm covered mountains and hills , small and large villages , lush green thick forests, enchanting streams and rivers attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world. This area is ideal for trekking too.
4.Faisal Mosque, Faisalabad:
Faisal mosque is fourth largest mosque on earth and considered as National mosque of Pakistan. It is located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Construction of this mosque was completed in 1986 with the support of King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz and also named after king Faisal of Saudi Arabia. This masterpiece is a blend of modern and traditional architecture, covered with white marble and decorated with majestic calligraphy. It consists of eight sided sloping roofs, four tall minarets, courtyard, triangular main prayer hall, museum, lecture hall, cafe and library.
Shakarparian is basically a national park and hill located in Islamabad, Pakistan. A great place to escape from hectic city life and enjoy natural beauty. It also has a Star and Crescent monument, museum, parade ground. This parade ground also hosts Pakistan Day parade every year on 23 march. This place is undoubtedly best for nature Lovers with lot of greenery, fresh breeze and great view of different monuments.
Murree is a popular hill station, located in the Galyat region of the Pir Panjal Range, within the Rawalpindi District of Punjab, Pakistan. Its beautiful sceneries and wonderful weather especially in summer season attracts a lot of visitors. Murree is also known as “Malika-e-Kohsar” (Queen of Hills). You can enjoy chair lift ride here, covering dark and huge forests. For Shopping, food or having fun, one can spend his/her quality time at most populated place “Mall road” of Murree.
7.Tomb of Qaid-e-Azam, Karachi:
Tomb of Qaid-e-Azam also called as Qaid-e-Azam mausoleum is located with its full glory in Karachi, Pakistan. Ayyub khan laid its foundation in 1960 to preserve remains of great leader with full glory. Building has fascinating architecture covered with white marble and copper grills. This peaceful and serene place preserves Jinnah’s biography, one copy of Pakistan Resolution document and ancient coins. Moreover, enchanting fountains, chandelier, grave and lush green gardens have special impression on visitors.
8. Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore:
A national monument build in remembrance to important occasion that led to creation of Pakistan. That’s why, it is also called as “Liberty Tower of Pakistan”. This magnificent building is located at same place where resolution of Pakistan was passed in 1940. Seventy meters high tower consists of modern and Mughal style of architecture has four platforms, built with different stones. At the base of minar , national anthem , resolution of Pakistan , different excerpts and couplets of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal , different Quranic verses are written on white marble .
9.Clifton Beach, Karachi:
Clifton beach or Sea view beach is the best place for nature lovers. Mesmerizing sun set view, cool and refreshing breeze, golden sand, recreational parks, horse or camel riding and different food stalls attracts a lot of tourists. This popular beach is located on Arabian Sea in Clifton, Karachi.
10.Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:
Swat is known for its beautiful landscapes, red hut cottages, deep forest, alpine meadows, lush green fields and snow-capped mountains. It is basically a river valley with swirling waterfalls, located in Malakand Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. Due to its captivating views and atmosphere, Sawat is also known as “Switzerland of Pakistan”.