Pakistan is full of beautiful landscapes and sceneries. Consequently, it is a great country for tourists to visit. Especially those who are looking for serene and breathtaking natural sites. If you love traveling, then here are some of the best natural places in Pakistan that you should definitely visit!
1- Deosai National Park
Deosai National Park is located in between Skardu, Gultari, Kharmang and Astore Valley. Deosai National Park falls in Skardu Baltistan. It is at an average elevation of 4, 114 metres (13, 497 ft.) above sea level. Hence, it is one of the highest plateaus in the world.
2- Snow Lake
Snow Lake, or Lukpe Lawo, is a high-altitude glacial basin in the Karakoram mountain range in Gilgit-Baltistan. However, it is not exactly a lake. Snow Lake is located 16,000 feet above sea level. It is approximately 10 miles wide.
3- Fairy Meadows
Fairy Meadows is a grassland near one of the base camp sites of the Nanga Parbat, Gilgit-Baltistan. It is famous for its beautiful lush green plateaus. Fairy Meadows is also called “Heaven on Earth” due to its matchless beauty.
4- Khunjerab Pass
The Khunjerab Pass is the world’s highest paved international border crossing. Moreover, it is also the highest point on the Karakoram Highway. It is located on the Pak-China border. Although the actual pass isn’t that long,m it encompasses some of the most impressive mountain scenery in the world.
5- Lulusar Lake
Lulusar Lake is located in the Kaghan Valley. The word “sar” is a Pashto word means “top” or “peak”. Lulusar Lake has mirror-like water reflecting the stunning surrounding snowcapped Lulusar Mountains. The Lake flows southwest through the entire length of Kaghan Valley and the Naran Valley.
6- Lake Saif ul Malook
Lake Saif ul Malook is a famous tourist resort. The lake, with its majestic and mesmerizing natural beauty, pleasant atmosphere and associated tale and history, attracts thousands of tourists each year. Lake Saif ul Malook is one of the highest alpine lakes of Pakistan. The best time to visit it is between May and July.
7- Ansoo Lake
Ansoo Lake is located in the Kaghan Valley of District Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The lake is situated near Malika Parbat. That is the highest mountain in Kaghan Valley. It is one of the highest lakes of Himalayas.
8- Kalam Valley
Kalam Valley is located across the Swat River in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is famous for its magnificent waterfalls, lakes and lush green hills. Moreover, it is a 270 km drive from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is a popular destination for tourists.
9 – Eagle Nest
Eagles Nest is on Duikar viewpoint in Hunza valley. It is a beautiful contrast of colors where the sky resembles a prism. The colors blend in so perfectly that the clouds display every shade from blue to pale pink and deep crimson, hovering over the peaks. The glistening reflection of the sun amidst the fast flowing Hunza river by the side can leave you marveled!
10- Azad Kashmir
Azad Jammu & Kashmir is very rich in natural beauty. Its snow-covered peaks, dense forests, winding rivers, turbulent foaming streams, wheat-scented valleys, velvet green plateaus all are mesmerizing. Valleys like Neelum, Jhelum, Leepa, Rawalakot and Banjosa unfold delightful scenic beauty and are a treat to view.
Well, visiting these best natural places in Pakistan is surely rewarding and memorable. We hope that you enjoy travelling to these places!