Pakistan may be a small country but it has many appealing destinations. Lofty Alps and glaciers dominate the top Pakistani places to visit with stunning scenery. The famous Pakistani food make travelling around Pakistan a regional surprise. The north countryside, lakes and mountains are beautiful any time of year, from snow-capped mountain peaks and ice-skating on lakes to hiking through green fields or celebrating the top festivals, carnival or national holidays make Northern Pakistan an amazing place to visit and enjoy the vacations. Here is the list of 10 most beautiful places in Northern Pakistan.
10. Babusar Top:
Babusar Pass, located at a height of 4173 meters, has become a renowned tourist spot over the years with numerous stunning attractions nearby. This destination can be easily accessed by cars and is the highest point in the Kaghan. Babusar Pass is only accessible when the surroundings are full of greenery. On the top of Babusar, tourists are able to get panoramic view of Malika e Parbat and snow-covered Kashmir peaks. The green meadows, shiny plateaus, curvy roads, flowing streams, and giant mountains are truly breathtaking.
9. Siri Paye:
A destination that is not easily accessible having steep narrow roads, sharp mountains, rocky landslide and winter snow have made this place submerged with natural beauty. This captivating place lies near to Kaghan Valley, near the alluring hill station of Shogran. A crystal fresh water lake is located in the middle of the grassland. Animals grazing the field, wild yellow and lilac flowers beautify the field.
8. Dudipatsar Lake
It is one of the beautiful spots located in the Lulusar Dudipatsar National Park of Naran tours, also known as the Queen of the lakes in northern Pakistan. Dudipatsar means White Mountains Lake as having snow clads around it. The mesmerizing lake situated at an altitude of 3,800 m above sea level.
7. Kumrat Valley
One of the enchanting places of Pakistan loaded with beautiful scenery that needed to be explored is Kumrat Valley. It is one of the mesmerizing valleys of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and a charming spot for tourists from all over the world. It offers an unlimited beauty comprising of appealing views of the surrounding mountains, lush trees, running water in river and canals make it much heroic. Charming waterfalls add more beauty to this place.
6. Swat and Kalam
Swat, an area in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa recognized as the Switzerland of East. This beautiful Swat valley is a delight for tourists having mesmerizing natural beauty and rich historical past. Swarming rivers, breathtaking waterfalls, twisting streams, glacial lakes, pine forests, high mountains meadows, snowy peaks of Mankial and Flaksair, fruit-filled orchards, profuse green fields, and blossoming mountain slopes, especially the hospitable Swati people have made this place one of the most beautiful destinations in Pakistan.
5. Chitral Valley
A place adorned with steep and mysterious mountains, flourishing green valleys, dazzling meadows and huge glaciers. This captivating destination having mighty mountains and due to presence of the highest mountain of Hindu Kush Range this place is referred as the Land of Fairies. Its weather is extremely cold in summer whereas very pleasant and romantic in summer when the snow melts, the river streams, and the scenery turns exuberant green. The best time to visit this beautiful place is from May to September.
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4. Neelum Valley
A charismatic valley with its exuberant green planes, smooth streaming river that freezes in winter and offers passage for individuals of both banks of the river. It is renowned for fascinating views, gigantic mountains, and immense natural beauty. It wears white shawl in winter that makes it more adorable. Ratti Gali, Baboon top and Patlian Lake are some few new charming additions in Neelum Valley.
3. Naltar Valley
A beautiful place located in the city of Gilgit- Baltistan, Pakistan and is massively wooded with spruces, pine, juniper and birch. This forested region is full of surprises and is renowned for its impressive mountain scenery. Blue lake, Strangi lake and Bodlok lake are the splendid lakes of Naltar Valley. Halima Garden, a profuse green garden is also located in this place that add much beauty to this charming destination.
A splendid city encompassing Shigar and Indus River, making the global experience much astounding. Skardu is an eloquent destination for trekker, venturesome expedition fanatic, and exhibitionist climbers. The charismatic elegance of encompassing areas, the alluring valleys, profuse green patches, twisting lakes, impressive landscape, flourishing flowers all adds to its excellent breathtaking scenery. The freshness in air and calmness of weather make this a wonderful place to relax. However, snowy, freezing winter season cut off access to this area for an extended durations
1. Fairy Meadows
It is recognized as one of the most magical and beautiful places in Northern Pakistan to be visited by the tourists that is difficult to access but has marvelous views of mesmerizing scenery also known as the Heaven on Earth due to its matchless beauty. It is renowned for its charismatic profuse green plateaus and the Ninth Biggest Mountain of the world Nanga Parbat. The appropriate time to visit this destination is from the end of June and mid of August. Heavy snowfall makes this place inaccessible in winter.