While Pakistan has been listed among Forbe’s top ten places to visit in 2019 there are still places to explore in Pakistan in 2020. Here you go exploring new places in new year.
1- Fort Munro
Fort munro is a beautiful hill station in southern Punjab. The best thing about this place is journey that is as beautiful and adventurous as this place itself if you travel from Multan to Dera Ghazi Khan. You witness mangoes and dates trees, sand dunes and mountains. Recently completed project of steel bridge which itself is a masterpiece made this journey easy and beautiful. The fort munro bridge is asia’s 2nd largest steel bridge.
2- Nagarparker Sindh
Pink Granite Mountains and Jain temples make this place worth visiting. Places to visit are Bhedesar mosque, Nagar Bazaar temple, Bhudesar temple and Karoonjhar Mountains. You will be exploring sand dunes, springs, precious mountains, unique flora, diverse fauna and stunning architecture. You can reach this place by Mithi, Karachi.
Parachinar is the capital city of Kurram agency having lush green valleys and water springs. Foladi Chashma is famous. Places to visit in Parachinar are Mast Baba, Shalozan’s garden, Malana Dam, Maikay , and the most famous Chapri Bangla located at an elevation of 16,000 feet above sea level. Most of the places remain unexplored due to militarization in the region but things are getting better now.
4- Charna Island
If you love scuba diving, free diving, hiking, speed boating, knee boarding, wake surfing, banana tubing, jet skiing, cliff diving and snorkeling then Charna Island will never disappoint you. You will explore marine life from jellyfish to blue whale and a variety of other life on and around coral reef.
5-Lakes in Gilgit
Place with stunning natural beauty and unique culture is home to more than 6000 lakes of which most famous are Atabad lake, Upper kachura lake, Satpara lake, Shausar lake, Rama lake, Karambar lake, Kutwal lake and Zharba lake. Travelling to Gilgit means you will be enjoying cultural, architectural and natural beauty all at one place. Gilgit is all beauty from path to destination.
6- Margalla Hills National Park
This park comprises of 12605 hectares of margalla hills, Rawal Lake and shakarparian sports and cultural complex. This place holds a special attraction for tourist for being nearest to Islamabad, Capital of Pakistan. Apart from pleasant weather all around the year with diverse flora and fauna, there are famous hiking trails to enjoy nature.
7- Gulpur Waterfall
Gulpur Waterfall in Kotli Azad Kashmir is 124 kilometres away from Islamabad poin and a part of Gulpur Dam. Kotli is also famous for hot water springs in tatta pani containing sulfur; this water is also famous for curing many diseases.
8- Hiran minar
Hiran minar is located in Sheikhupura built in 1606. Distinctive features of this site are excellently designed water collection system and a peaceful view of rural areas in the sorroundings which can be seen by the top of the minar.
9- Kattas Raj temples
Kattas raj is a group of seven temples laid around a blue green natural pond near kallar Kahar Punjab. These temples have Kashmiri architecture. These temples are considered very sacred by hindus and dedicated to Ram, Shiva and Hanuman.
10- Ganga Choti
Ganga choti located in Bagh Azad Kashmir, Pakistan in Pir Panjal range at an elevation of 9985 is attraction for many tourists. Bagh has a pleasant weather all around the year and has beautiful sceneries to enjoy from beautiful villages to snowcapped Ganga choti.
author : Aisha Mushtaq