“Pakistan is Heaven on the Earth”, yes, you read that right. Pakistan is full of those magnificent places that will force anyone to say that and will make you fall in love with this country all over again.
2020 is about to start and many people set their new year resolutions. But I believe If you are a tourist or love to traveling then you must have a resolution to travel and explore the World.
As a tourist, I’m grateful to live in such a beautiful country and also I believe, you as a tourist would not want to skip a country like Pakistan. So, this as well, should be the next year resolution for a tourist like you.
If you have come this far, I’m sure you are ready to visit. So, pack your bags and plan to visit best places in Pakistan next year.
So, I’ve updated this entire list of 121 Best Places in Pakistan to visit in 2020.
Without further ado, Let’s dive in.
Here is the detailed list of 121 Best Places in Pakistan to visit in 2020.
On the feet of Margalla hills, there the new Capital of Pakistan after Karachi. This is one of those rare cities that are built by proper planning which was previously undeveloped.
It is a modern city with many attractions and structures and famous for its high standards of living. Also, parks, trees, large avenues, fountains, and gardens, etc. are the recognition of this city.
It is the most beautiful city in Pakistan with a series of mountains in its background. Margalla town is 1,580 (5,184 feet) high from the sea level. The key feature of this city is the Margalla hills.
Even more, according to the TopTens, Islamabad is on the first of the list of top ten best capital cities.
02. Saidpur Village
In Islamabad, Saidpur Village situated on the slopes of Margalla Hills. Also, this is one of the oldest villages in Pakistan. Approx five hundred years old Saidpur Village is famous for its heritage, folklore, and history.
Taxila is a city of the Gandhara period and a famous archaeology site. It was an important city for legends, Kings, and warriors, etc. Also, Taxila has a historical value and gateway to the northern areas of the country.
Taxila has very deep roots that link it with Buddhism.
Lahore is the provincial capital and a large city with a huge population. It remained an important city for the rulers, scholars, politicians, historians, foodies, and archaeologists and also for the visitors, etc.
Moreover, Lahore is an interesting place for everyone and offers many interesting places for everyone. This lovely city is full of life. Also, every year many visitors come here from inland and abroad.
05. Kartarpur Corridor
The IndoPak Corridor of Kartarpur is a newly constructed border corridor between the neighboring nations of India and Pakistan, and also connecting the Sikh shrines of Dera Baba Nanak Sahib and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib.
06. Lahore Fort
The Fort is very prominently located in the northwest part of the Lahore city which has been renovated several times throughout its history.
07. Badshahi Mosque
Mosque was constructed in the year 1671 and today it is the second-largest mosque in the country after Shah Faisal Mosque. The Badshahi Mosque is also one of the oldest mosques of the region. And the Great Emperor Aurangzeb built this mosque, in the Mughal Era .
08. Wahga Border
This a border between India and Pakistan, Wahga Border is almost 18 miles (29 KM) away from the historical city of Lahore.
The Flag ceremony carried out here on a daily basis. Both Pakistan and Indian flags rise here in the morning. Therefore, a large number of visitors from both countries attend this ceremony in the evening.
09. Shalimar Gardens
Shalimar Gardens is a Persian garden complex built by the Mughals. It is also a UNESCO protected World Heritage site. But, the Mughals conferred ownership of the complex to the Arain Mian family for their services. General Ayub Khan nationalized it in 1962.
Minar-e-Pakistan was built to commemorate the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940.The tower is seventy meters of height . Also, the tower took almost eight years of time period to complete.
11. Tomb of Jahangir, Lahore
The Tomb of Jahangir located in Shahdara, suburban Lahore. Jahangir’s son, Shah Jahan, had his mausoleum built along the banks of the Ravi River.
12. Hiran Minar, Sheikhupura
Located in Sheikhupura, Hiran Minar is the rumored tomb of “Mansraj”, a pet deer of the 4th Mughal King Jahangir.
Harappa was situated on the Ravi River, once this river used to pass from this place. This was just another civilized city just like it. It seems that this city came into existence in 3,000 to 1,700 before Christ. It looks like a democratic society that spends life in a very simple way.
14. Wazir Khan Mosque – Lahore
Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari built this place of worship. Also, he was the Viceroy of Punjab under Shah Jahan in 1634. It took almost the time period of seven years to complete.
15. Ramkot Fort
Ramkot Fort is a major landmark of Mangla city. The fort is located on the top of a hill while surrounded by River Jehlum from three sides presents a picturesque landscape. But the fort is accessible from Mangla Lake which is about 20km away from Mangla city.
16. Uch Sharif
Uch Sharif was another historical and important city of the 13th century. Even more, it was a central point of religious scholars, Saints, Sufis, and poets of Asia. So, it attracted all of the them for holy and religious activities.
Even more, many ancient tombs are situated in Uch Sharif with beautiful Mosques (Masajid). These Mosques and tombs also tell us the glory of this city.
17. Multan-South Punjab
Multan is an important part of south Punjab because devotees from all over the country and abroad visit the innumerable shrines, tombs, and mosques all year round.
Even more, the Multan is also an interesting mix of memories of ancient warfare, dynastic rule, trade, and Sufism. The 7th most populous city of Pakistan has changed numerous hands since 3300 BCE. Because of large number of sufi saints and shrines are from this city, that’s why it is known as the ‘City of Saints’.
18. Fort Munro
Fort Munro is on the Quetta Road at 85 km from Dera Ghazi Khan city. Also, it is the only hill station in southern Punjab in the Sulaiman Mountain range.
19. Khewra Salt Mine
According to American Mine Service, this is the world’s 2nd largest salt mine. The Khewra Salt Mine is situated in the foothills of the Salt Range (in the province of Punjab), and is almost 185 kilometers away from Islamabad, the capital city.
When transported inside via carts, tourists can witness caves made entirely of salt, a number of saltwater pools, and some miniature salt structures of important landmarks of the country.
The royal state in Punjab boasts a treasure of monuments, historic buildings, and also parks that many have never heard of. Bahawalpur a city, located along the left bank of the Sutlej river. Along with desert areas, Bahawalpur is known as the land of lush gardens that soothe your eyes whereas the splendor palaces don’t fail to impress you.
21. Derawar Fort-Bahawalpur
Derawar Fort is another very large square fortress in Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.
The forty barbicans of Derawar is visible for many miles in the Cholistan Desert. The walls have a circumference of 1,500 meters and stand up to 30 meters high.
22. Darbar Mahal-Mughalai Fort
The Mughalai Fort Darbar Mahal is another historic place in Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
It had built out of red bricks. Even more, its excellent view of architecture resembles the ancient Mughalai Forts.
23. Abbasi Mosque- A Replica of Moti Mosque in Delhi
Built with white marble, Abbasi masjid appears like another pearl within the wilderness of the Cholistan Desert. It’s placed adjacent to the historical Derawar Fort and was designed by the nawab of Bahawalpur in 1844. Moreover, it is a tiny replica of Moti masjid placed in Red Fort, Delhi.
24. Noor Mahal
The Noor Mahal is a beautiful royal palace in Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. It’s built-in 1872 just like another Italian chateau on neoclassical lines,
25. Sadiq Garh Palace
This Palace was established in 1882 by His Highness Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan (IV). Even more, this is the only Palace which is far more superior to all others in terms of elegance and glory is named Sadiq Garh Palace located in Bahawalpur. This Palace was constructed under the supervision of expert engineers
26. Lal Sohanra-Largest National Parks of South Asia
Lal Sohanra is a national park of Pakistan placed in Bahawalpur district of Punjab province. This is also one of the largest nationals parks in South Asia. Moreover, rLal Sohanra is spread over almost 153000 acres and is the diversity of its landscape, which includes areas of desert, forest, and water.
27. Katas Raj Temple – Kallar Kahar
Katas Raj Temple, is basically a hub of many hindu temple. Its located on the kalar kahar road of District Chakwal in Punjab, Pakistan. About this temple, it is said that Pandwas brothers lived here for 12 years during their deportation. And there are total seven temple here in Katras Raj Temple.
28. Rohtas Fort
Rohtas Fort, also called Rohtas Qila, is located in the well famous province of Pakistan, Punjab. it is very near Jhelum Valley. But this beautiful Rohtas Fort was built by Sher Shah Suri, a Pashtun King.
Murree is another one of the best place to see the beauty of nature. It is also a hill station situated in Pir Panjal Range which is at a distance of 60Km Northeast to Islamabad. The city of Murree draped in forests of oak, and pine. Murree is just another place for a pleasant summer vacation and cold snowy winters.
30. Ansu Lake – Naran Valley
Ansoo Lake also spelled as Ansu Lake, is a tear-shaped lake located in Kaghan Valley in Mansehra, District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the province of Pakistan.
31. White Palace Swat
White Palace Marghazar is the only breathtaking location in the Swat district that’s situated at a distance of around 12 km from the city of Mingora. Tourists visit Marghazar for its natural beauty and pleasant weather and also to visit the historic White Palace (1941), built during the era of Swat state.
32. Madyan – Swat
Madyan is a well-favored hill station, located at a distance of about 56 kilometers from Mingora, in the Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Province of Pakistan.
33. Bahrain Swat Valley
Bahrain is a city situated towards 61 km North of Mingora in Swat District of KPK, Pakistan.
Lalazar is situated in Naran, Beautiful Kaghan Valley, Pakistan. Lalazar is located on the other end of Lake Saiful Muluk, over the mountain. The place can be reached through the deadliest track on jeep with several twists and turn. For hiker lovers, there is another track of almost five hour of hike.
Ayun district is a village of Chitral. Located 12 kilometers south of the city at the confluence of the River Bamburet . There are no words to describe the peasing thing of the mountains surrounding the village. Beyond Ayun valley is Bamburet Valley, it is one of the three Kalash valleys.
36. Bamburet Valley
Bamburet is a nearly two-hour journey from Chitral. Locals people trace their roots to Alexander the Great and Greece.
Shogran is about 2,400 meters high from the sea level. It is a splendid place of Kaghan valley and an ideal location for the weekend and honeymoon.
38. Makra Peak
Makra Peak is located in Tehsil Balakot of Mansehra District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Makra Peak snow formation over the peak resembles the shape of a spider.
39. Siri Paye
Shogran had seen an influx of tourists, who trampled over its beauty, leaving it jaded. Siri Paye, nevertheless, still retains its powerful attraction for tourists as a green plateau on top of the Hindu Kush, the beauty of the Siri Paye meadows comes to life.
Mushkpuri is the second highest hill of Galyat. It is in the Hills of Nathiagali in District Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. There is a 3 hr long but safe hill trek to the top.
Malam Jabba is also another Hill Station in the Hindu Kush mountain range nearly 40 km from Saidu Sharif in Swat Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan.
42. Nathia Gali
Nathia Gali, also the heart of Abbottabad, District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is another best tourist place and it is also famous for its pleasant and foggy weather, and for its hiking tracks.
Bhurban is a little away from the Jhika Galli, Murree. It has a 10 KM golf course. Bhurban is just another small town and a hill station. But it’s beautiful enough that you can easily relax here and can amuse yourself. Because of small town, it is best for short time stay.
Chitral is also one of the best places in Pakistan which is located in Khyber PakhtunKhwa. The best leading place and tourist city in Pakistan because of its natural beauty and spectacular sceneries. Also, it has beautiful blue rivers, lakes, and pleasant weather that are the key to the attraction of eyes. Also, in Chitral, you can climb the mountains and do trekking activities.
45. Kalash Valley
It is another valley who always make to the list of best places in Pakistan. Kalash valley which is situated in the Chitral and located in the North of Pakistan. This valley is another supreme place and it is also blessed with fertile land and almost all type of fruit is available on its soil.
46. Shandur Top
Green Valley of Shandur is famous all over the world for the highest polo ground which is 3738 meters above from sea level. Not only for this polo ground but also for incredible, stunning and marvelous views and landscapes Shandur top is one of the most inspiring places for tourists. Shandur Top is located in KPK’s Chitral region.
47. Kaghan Valley
Kaghan Valley is 165 KM wide and it is situated on the awesome greenish fields of mountains. It is also located in the northern areas of Pakistan. Even more, in the Winters, snow covers all the land. It is situated on the series of Himalayas with thousands of pines in Muzaffarabad. Surely, Kaghan has to made in every list of best places in Pakistan.
Lulusar is a group of snowy mountains and a lake located near to the Kaghan Valley, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is also one the of the beautiful lakes of Pakistan. The Lulusar is also famous for its beautiful eye catching mountains that never get dries in every summer.
49. Ushu Forest
Usho Forest is another place from one of the best places in Pakistan. And this stress free forest is located in the Usho Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is just 8 Km away from Kalam Valley and 123 KM away from Mangora,
Peshawar is also one of the oldest cities in South Asia. It is also an entrance point of Pakistan from Afghanistan. Above all, it was an important city of Subcontinent and a meeting and marketing place for the public of the Middle East, India, and Central Asia. Afghan warriors used this way to enter into the subcontinent.
51. The BALA HISAR Fort
The BALA HISAR fort at Peshawar meaning higher citadel, in fact, has a historic importance. And it is constructed at high ground having a commanding view of the city and surrounds. Its origin is probably dating back more than 1500 years. Today, the Frontier Force uses this as their headquarter .
52. Charsi Tikka Peshawar’s Namak Mandi
53. Islamia College Peshawar
Islamia College is in the historic and traditional city of Peshawar . And Nawab Abdul Qayyum and George Kepel established this college. Also, it exists in Peshawar and serving students with all the modern knowledge of the time. Furthermore, at the time of independence movement for Pakistan, Jinnah thrice visited this college to encourage the youth.
54. Takht-i-Bahi-Mardan KPK
Takht-i-Bahi, commonly mispronounced as Takht-i-Bhai, is another Indo-Parthian archaeological site of an ancient Buddhist monastery in Mardan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
55. Kalam Valley
Kalam is another valley which is very well famous for its waterfalls, lakes and lush green hills. And it is 270 Kilometer away from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. Also, it is a very popular destination for tourists.
56. Kumrat Valley
Kumrat valley is another place from one of the best places in Pakistan. This beautiful valley located in District upper Dir KPK Pakistan & adjacent to Swat valley and Kalash valley. Also, kumrat valley and Swat Kohistan connects each other via Badgoye Pass.
57. Sonmiani Beach Balochistan
The Sonmiani beach is 2 hour drive from Karachi and also is very popular among tourists. The Sonmiani is a cool beach situated in the Lasbela District of the Balochistan state of Pakistan. It is located in Sonmiani Bay.
Quetta is the largest city of Province Balochistan After that Gwadar is the 2nd largest city of the Balochistan province. anoIt is growing and developing continuously and it is the best place because it has significant amount of amazing beaches and mountains.
Even more, in close to the future it’ll be a business hub of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan with an oversized harbor. Also,the thousands of tourists love to come here and enjoy their beautiful moments.
59. Bolan Pass
It is 120 kilometers away from the Afghanistan border. Bolan Pass has a towering mountain pass through the Toba Kakar Range of Balochistan province in western Pakistan.
60. Pishin Valley
Pishin Valley is about fifty kilometers from Quetta city in District Pishin in the northwest of the Balochistan, a province of Pakistan. Also, it consists of thousands of acres of fruit orchards.
The valley has a rich fertile land where several crops and fruits are grown. Pishin Valley is famous for the greenery and is also the primary place for crop production.
61. Quetta-Capital of Balochistan Province
Quetta is situated 4,500 meters above from the sea level. Also, it is the provincial capital of Baluchistan. Even more, Zarghoon, Chiltan and Takatu mountains are few famous places that worthy of your visit in this city.
62. Ziarat-Quaid-e-Azam Residency
Ziarat is another tiny and small hill station which is situated on the 8,000 meters high from the sea level. It offers fresh air and cool climate to the visitors. The Father of the Nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah spent his last days of life at this place.
63. Makran Coast
Makran Coast also made to the list of one of the best places in Pakistan and is definitely worth visiting. Because, the coast is a 1,000-kilometre extend along the Gulf of Oman and is spreaded with perfect and untouched beaches that are accessible via the 650-kilometer long Makran Coastal Highway, which begins from Karachi in Sindh Province, passes the towns of Ormara and Pasni, and ends in Gwadar.
64. Punnu Fort
The ruins of Punnu Fort (also called Punnu’s Fort) are sited about 15km from Turbat, a city in the southern part of Balochistan. Punnu was a local prince of this area who was port of the “Sassi Punnu” romance which is famous in Makran and Sindh yet.
65. Hingol Nation Park Balochistan
Hingol National Park is spreaded over an area of about 1,650 sq km² along the Makran Coast and also is the largest of the National Park of Pakistan. It is located approximately 190 km from Karachi. The area was first declared reserved in 1988.
66. Kund Malir Beach
Kund Malir is another lovely beach in Balochistan, Pakistan. And it is located in Hingol National Park, about 151 kilometers from Zero-Point on Makran Coastal Highway. The road drive between Kund Malir and Ormara is considered to be scenic.
67. Ormara Beach
Ormara is another pf the best places in Pakistan. It is a city in the Gwadar District in the Balochistan province of Pakistan and located 361 kilometers (221 miles) west of Karachi and 234 kilometers east of Gawadar.
68. Ranikot Fort-Sindh
Ranikot vast about 27 km, is the largest fort in the world. This fort is easily accessible from Karachi through the National Highway. After departing from Karachi, head to Dadu through on the Indus Highway.
69. Hawks bay Beach Karachi
HawkesBay is another beach in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan located 20 km at the southwest of Karachi. This beach is named after Bladen Wilmer Hawke, who owned a beach house here in the 1930s.
70. Frere Hall
Frere Hall is another one of the best architecture of the British Colonial Era which is one of the most significant tourist spots in Karachi. Also, the hall was built in the honor of Sir Henry Bartle Frere who was acknowledged for his services in the promotion of the regional economic development
Bhambore is situated at a distance of 62km east of Karachi, in Hyderabad District of Sindh. It is located on the north bank of the Gharro Creek near the Indian Ocean coast in Pakistan. It is also one of many old ancient and historical places in Pakistan.
72. PAF Museum – Karachi
PAF Museum Karachi is an Air Force park and museum park situated near Karsaz Flyover on Shahrah-e-Faisal in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. The generality of the weapons, aircraft, and radar are displayed outside in the park but the main museum features all major fighter aircraft that have been used by the Pakistan Air Force.
73. Mubarak Village Karachi
Mubarak remains the second-largest fishermen village in Karachi. Bordering with Gadani Balochistan. Moreover, it is one of the rare beaches where green sea turtles oftenly come to lay eggs.
Sukkur is another historical place and a site of interest. Around this place, you can find many historical structures and it also contains many tombs of famous Saints. Sukkur is carrying the tomb of Mir Masoom and a large number of attractive Mosques (Masajid) in it.
75. Makli Necropolises-Thatta
Makli Necropolises is one of the immense largest and oldest Necropolis, Shah Jahan Mosque of Thatta (Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and Having more than 93 Domes) and the well famous Keenjhar Lake making this Makli famous for tourism.
76. Mohenjo Daro-Sindh
It is the best place for those who love to know History and it is situated in Larkana, District of Sindh, and it is 580 Kilometres away from the biggest city of Sindh, the Karachi.
77. Peprasar Dadu, Sindh
Peprasar is located at 3 hours drive from Sehwan & an hour drive from Johi, Sindh at an elevation of 1500 ft above sea level. There are natural ponds of spring water.
78. Thar, Sindh
This area of Pakistan is totally different from the rest of the areas of Pakistan. More than 80% of the people live in more than 210 rural villages, It truly is an interesting area of Sindh.
Basically, Thar is a desert area and this dessert is very wide and large. The plants and animals of this area seem different from other parts of the country. The Thar Engro Coal Power , a coal-fired plant, also located here.
79. Kerthar Area
The Kirthar range vastly stretches from Sindh to Balochistan, serving as a natural border between the two provinces. This mountain range includes the scenic picturesque Gorakh Hill.
80. Gilgit Baltistan
Gilgit Baltistan is the region of Pakistan and is very famous in terms of its geography and beauty. It is another place with amazing fruit farms, fertile and green land, natural waterfalls, also few beautiful houses, and small attractive shops.
81. Fairy Meadows
Fairy Meadows also made to the list of one of the best places in Pakistan. Actually, Fairy Meadows is a renowned name by German climbers and locally known as Joot, is a grassland near one of the base campsites of the Nanga Parbat, located in Diamer District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.
Skardu is, ten kilometers (6 miles) wide, vast and forty kilometers (25 miles) long, another beautiful valley. And it is situated at the confluence of the Indus and the Shigar Rivers. The Skardu is also a district of Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan.
83. Shangrila Resort, Skardu
Shangrila Resort is another on of the best places in Pakistan. In the extremely north of Pakistan, Skardu, the central valley of Gilgit-Baltistan is yet another example of epitome of beauty, serenity, and wilderness. After Jaglot on the Karakoram Highway, a slim road turns towards Skardu. During the 7 hours of the journey, you’ll be delightful with springs, several streams and the hospitality of the local people.
84. Mantokha Waterfall
Manthokha Waterfall is Pakistan’s sky-high waterfall which is located in Kharmang Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, the northern area of Pakistan. It’s just 1 hour 30 minutes’ drive from Skardu city. It is also one of the most popular tourist spots in Pakistan.
85. Passu Cones
Passu Cones or Passu Cathedral, a set of great mountain pinnacles its an ideal place for those who loves to hike.
86. Khaplu Fort
Khaplu Place is also familiar as Yabgo Khar which means “The Fort on the Roof”. It is located in Khaplu, in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan.
87. Hushe Valley
The distance from Khaplu to Hushe is forty-two kilometer. This valley has the potential for eco-tourism.
88. Attabad Lake
Attabad lake also made to the list of one of the best places in Pakistan. One of the breathtaking and beautiful lakes located in the Gojal Valley, Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan the region of Pakistan. its unique blue color and dramatic mountain backdrop.
89. Ghanche District, Gilgit–Baltistan
Gilgit-Baltistan’s Ghanche district stands almost aloof with its beautiful valleys and settled inhabited by the most hospitable locals and river irrigated lands.
90. Karakorum Highway
The Silk route or Shahra-e-Resham are the other names of Karakorum Highway. It is truthfully a pride of Pakistan which could be another wonder of the entire world. Silk route is also an opening gateway to china which is laid on the dangerous mountains and Khunjerab Pass.
91. Khunjerab Pass
Khunjerab is located in the Karakoram Mountains in a beautiful location of Gilgit–Baltistan. It also connects Pakistan and China through a roadway. It is a high mountain pass on the northern border of Pakistan with China. The Khunjerab Pass is the highest point on Karakoram Highway and also it is one of the highest border-crossing in the world due to this reason it has gained a good amount of travellers.
92. Rama Meadow
Just a little ahead of Rama Village, which is 11 kilometers from Astore, is a beautiful and serene plain called Rama Meadow.
93. Deosai Plains
Deosai also made to the list of one of the best places in Pakistan. It is situated on the border of the Karakoram and the western Himalayas. These plains are less than 4000 meters above sea level. It also remains covered with snow for 8 months. But you cannot find a single tree in this 3000 sq. kilometer of area.
94. Sheosar lake
Sheosar lake is one of the highest lakes in the world. The deep blue water ,with snow mask mountains in the backdrop makes this lake another beautiful lake.
95. Gojal Valley
The Gojal Valley borders Afghanistan and China, with its border also meets with the Chinese border at Khunjerab . It is 15,397 feet above sea level and so, it remains covered with snow almost all year. It is also the largest but one of the beautiful tehsil in Gilgit Baltistan.
96. Katpana Cold Desert
The Cold Desert, also familiar to the “Katpana Desert”, is a high altitude white sand desert located near Skardu, northern Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan. The Cold Desert also contains an immense huge amount of sand dunes. That it remains sometimes covered in snow during winter. This is one of the highest cold Desert in the world.
97. Phandar Valley
Phandar Valley is located 62 kilometers 38 miles from the valley of Gupis, in District Ghizer of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. A twisting road passing through lush green fields and forests with a view of the flowing river and icy peaks will lead you to this charming valley.
98. Gupis Valley
Gupis Valley is situated about 113 kilometers (71 miles) in the west of Gilgit on the bank of River Gilgit, in District Ghizer of Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan. The 35 kilometers (22 miles) road between Gahkuch (capital of District Ghizer) and Gupis Valley is full of beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views.
99. Hunza Valley
Hunza valley is also one of the most beautiful places in Pakistan, it is a mountainous valley located in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. It is surrounded by the Himalaya Mountains and Karakoram mountains.
100. K1 Mountain- Masherbrum
Masherbrum is found in the Ghanche District, Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan. At 7,821 meters it’s the twenty-second highest mountain in the world and the ninth highest in Pakistan. It absolutely was the first mapped peak in the Karakoram mountain range, so it is called as “K1”.
Pakistan has number of the most effective trekking spots in the world . And the world’s 2nd highest mountain, K-2 is in Pakistan. The 8611 meters of height makes K-2 the second highest mountain after Mount Everest at 8,849 meters (29,030 ft).
103. Basho Valley
Accessible by the jeep ride of two Hours from Skardu, there’s located the gorgeous and astonishing, Basho valley. The valley is best known for camping and many other breathtaking views and sites.
Astore is one of the 10 districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. The district contains the Astore valley. And it is limited from the west by Diamer District, to the north by Gilgit District, to the east by Skardu District and to the south by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Neelum District of Azad Kashmir.
105. Trishing Village Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat trishing is next to Siachen glacier and is found in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. And it is 12 hours of drive from Lahore to Naran and then Naran to Trishing it is ten hours of further drive.
It is situated at an altitude of around 2900 meters on the southern face of Nanga Parbat. It’s the last jeepable point towards the Rupal face of Nanga Parbat. Trishing To Herlikofer Base Camp Nanga Parbat. And the track time is approx. 6 hours.
106. Rattu Skiing
Rattu is another of the best places in Pakistan. Actually, Rattu is a tiny village town situated at the Astore district in the Northern Areas now known as Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan. It is home to adventure sports too, with a natural skiing slope and facilities for training in winter sports. Fishing and trophy hunting for markhors are still common in the place.
107. Domel Minimarg
Minimarg is a village within the Astore District of the Pakistani region of Gilgit-Baltistan. It’s located on the right bank of the Neelum stream to the north of Taobat, just about one hundred ninety kilometers from town of Gilgit.
The lovely place of Gilgit-Baltistan at Skardu the Cold Desert, Sarfaranga Desert Skardu in Pakistan, is that the world’s highest desert that presents a spectacular sight. Sarfaranga Jeep Rally also celebrated every year and bunch of jeepers came in this desert for competition.
Shigar is a district in the Baltistan division of Gilgit–Baltistan within the north of Skardu in northern Pakistan. The River of Shigar, passing and crossing the Shigar valley, falls in the river at Skardu city.
110. Baltit Fort
Baltit Fort or Balti Fort is an ancient fort in the Hunza valley and has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List. The fort dates back to 700 years ago and has been remodeled and altered over the centuries.
111. Borith Lake
Borith Lake is a lake placed close to Gulmit, Gojal, within the upper Hunza area. The altitude of Borith is roughly 2,600 m (8,500 feet) higher than the sea level.
112. Naltar Valley
Naltar is a valley close to Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan. It is prominent for it’s color full crystal clear lakes and it is only a few km away from Hunza. And 2 hours away from Gilgit Baltistan. This beautiful valley is also well renowned for producing World’s tastiest potatoes,
113. Thalley Broq Valley
The thalley valley is one of the most lovely spots it’s concerning fifty kilometers from Khaplu. This valley additionally provides track to k-2 base camp from Shinkgkang via Kurboq SA and Baqma to Aliang Hushey.
Azad and Jammu Kashmir
114. Azad Kashmir
Azad Kashmir is the shape of a scythe town and also a lovely place to visit. It is the territory of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and also blessed with natural beauty. Moreover, spring is the best time to visit Azad Kashmir. It is situated around the large mountains and looks just a rectangular shape valley.
115. Ratti Gali Lake – Azad Kashmir
Ratti Gali Lake also made to the list of one of the best places in Pakistan. This lake is an alpine glacial lake that is situated in Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan
116. Taobutt – Neelum Valley Azad Kashmir
Taobat is located 39 km from Kel and a lush green village in Neelum valley at the confluence of the Neelum River and Chhatri Nar. It is the last and final tourist resort in Azad Kashmir, at this point the Kishenganga River becomes the Neelum River.
117. Jehlum Valley
This is an ideal valley of the Azad Kashmir region for both domestic and international tourists. The curling down river Jhelum passes through from East to West between the towering green mountains of this valley.
Rawalakot is a just another city in Azad Kashmir and the district headquarter of Poonch Division. It is present in a pleasing view valley surrounded by hills, which is located 78 km away from Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Rawalakot is also a summer visiting point.
119. Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir
Neelum valley is on the opposite side of the Keran sector of Indian-occupied Kashmir. The Neelum River also flows down in this valley. Above all, the panoramic scenery in Neelum Valley adds even more attraction for the tourists. There are many sub valleys in Neelum District as well which also attracts many tourists.
120. Kel Valley
Kel Valley is placed 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Sharda and 89 (55 miles) from Authmuqam in District Neelum of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. It is another small valley, but the beautiful plateau of Arang Kel can be reached after 2 hours of the hike from Kel,
121. Arang Kel
Arang Kel is a lush green village, also a hill station and tourist spot in Neelam valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is located on the hilltop above Kel. It is a 2-hour high hike from the Village of Kel. It’s another one of the best places in Pakistan.
That’s quite a list.
And to summarize, here are some of best places in Pakistan that are worth the visit in 2020.
- Katas Raj Temple
- Kumrat Valley
- Makran Coast
- Kund Malir Beach
- Ranikot Fort – Sindh
- Mohenjo Daro
- Fairy Meadows
- Passo Cones
- Hunza Valley
- Ratti Gali Lake
Now, I’d like to hear from you as well.
What is the place you visited, want to visit or have plan in future to visit?
Or maybe I missed something which I shouldn’t.
Either way, leave the comment below and let me know.
Yumna Warraich is a 24 year old Pakistani Tourist Biker who has traveled across the country on her motorcycle. She recently completed her M.Phil. in Marketing from National University of Modern Languages NUML.