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Everything about the Best places to visit in Pakistan that worth your travel to Pakistan

Everything about the Best places to visit in Pakistan that worth your travel to Pakistan

Everything about the Best places to visit in Pakistan that worth your travel to Pakistan

Before diving into the topic, “Writing on Best places to visit in Pakistan” There is a need to elaborate on some facts about why you visit Pakistan and what are the main tourist places in Pakistan that you are going to explore in your proposed and planned days. Pakistan can never be explored in a few days due to some of the very important and interesting reasons.

Pakistan, famous for its amazing beauty. Known for its natural beauty, all seasons, soul-refreshing lush green meadows, long paved dramatic lakes, surprising meadows, vibrant hilly areas, pastures, and beautiful waterfalls.

Pakistan, where it is inexhaustible and never-ending beauty side by side there are millions of things to know about i.e. history of Pakistan, diversified cultures, variety of architectural arts, and hundreds of recreational places that are ultimately worth your visit to Pakistan.

Most Beautiful Places in Pakistan

Before visiting any place in the whole world. Every visitor/traveler is keen to know the security issues, services, people, culture, norms, and religions. So that they can prepare themself to act accordingly to avoid any hustle.

Once you planned to visit Pakistan. Note that Pakistan is a very welcoming country, hospitality is a unique identity. So plan a very detailed itinerary to locate every point as per your holidays. Mention the top visiting and best places of Pakistan in your top priority list.

In this article, you will be getting the most visiting and Best places to visit in Pakistan that are worth your visit. Since you have finally decided to leave to travel to tourist places in Pakistan. First, you should know you have to visit all provinces of Pakistan but just the top trending places so that you may cover important touristic areas within your planned days to avoid any inconvenience.

Places to visit from Karachi to khunjerab pass:

Let’s start the journey. The total journey from Karachi to Khunjerab Pass or Pakistan-China Border is around 30 to 35 hours in your direct car travel depends on your travel but varies as per short stays and night stays. During this whole travel, you will be covering 2143Km by road.

Famous roads of Pakistan to cover the best places to visit in Pakistan.

To get the amazing experience out of your travel in Pakistan. You will be traveling on worldwide known famous roads of Pakistan which are as below:

  1. National Highway of Pakistan.
  2. Motorways of Pakistan
  3. Karakorum highway of Pakistan (The 8th wonder of the world).

What should you know about Pakistan?

Before diving into the places to visit in Pakistan let’s get a general idea of what the country is like.

  • You may travel in Pakistan by different mode of transport i.e. For air traveling’s (PIA, AirBlue, AirSial, Shaheen Airline) For Road traveling’s (Daewoo Express, Faisal Movers, Niazi Express, Natco) or by hiring dedicated/booked car/parado or cruiser.
  • Online Payments can be done in major cities of Pakistan but many tour organizers and travel agencies have started accepting online payments but try to have cash during your visits to other town except big cities.
  • Pakistan is stretched from the Arabian Sea (part of Indian Ocean) in South to the Himalayas in the North.
  • Pakistan start from Arabian Sea and end in the mountains of Himalayas.
  • A very ease of access to approach every region in the whole country with the tourist guide and information desks in the whole country.
  • Pakistan government has started to uplifts the airports in the beautiful cities i.e. Peshawar, Skardu, Gilgit, Chitral etc. Skardu Airport has started to receive international flights this year December 2021. Other connected cities of Gilgit baltistan i.e. Gilgit will start international flights soon.
  • Communication with tourist in every touristic is ease as there are trained guides and porters to help you get your travel to Pakistan done with successful and amazing memories.
  • Many hotels, resorts and tour agencies not accepting reservations without any prior payments. Make sure you research well before opting any tour agency or hotel so that you may reserve hotel and Tour Company before you land in the country.

Beautiful Places to Visit in Pakistan:

We are diving into the checklist of the most famous places to visit Pakistan with respect to provinces so that you may plan your trip from province to province easily with time-saving. So we will start from the very capital of Pakistan and the most beautiful city of Pakistan The federal territory of Pakistan, Islamabad.

Federal Islamabad Pakistan:

Islamabad means the city of Islam, Islamabad capital territory, the planned and well-maintained city of Pakistan. Located near the beautiful hilly area of Margalla Hills. It is mostly crowded with Pakistani elites, diplomats, and foreign people.

The infrastructure of this city is attracting visitors coming to this incredible area and it developed in between the two provinces of Pakistan KPK and Punjab. Islamabad is also connected with the twin city Rawalpindi. Its population is around 1.015 million (2017) with an area of  906.5 km² with code 051.

Best places to visit in Islamabad Pakistan:

Below are the most famous places of Islamabad where travelers from around the world love to visit these places:

  1. Faisal Mosque (Jami e Masjid e Shah Faisal)
  2. Pakistan Monument
  3. Margalla Hills & Zoo
  4. Daman-i-Koh
  5. Shakarparian
  6. Lok Virsa Museum
  7. Rawal lake view point

The nearest points near Islamabad are Murree, Khanpur Dam, Nathiagali, Taxila, etc.

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Famous places to visit in Peshawar.

  1. Swat Valley
  2. Ansoo Lake
  3. Lake saif-ul-Malook
  4. Ayubia National Park
  5. Nathiagali
  6. Pipline Track
  7. Mushkpuri
  8. Kalash Valley
  9. Shogran
  10. Thandiani
places to visit in peshawar
places to visit in Peshawar

Swat Valley:

Swat, the Switzerland of Pakistan. You might hear of this term just because it surprises every visitor with its dramatic beauties and one of the pure greenest valleys in the world. Swat has a lot of archaeological places from around 5000 years old. The fruit trees, gardens, lush green meadows, and snowcapped mountains feel like you are in the reality of your dreams.

Flights are operating to and from Swat. So it is an easily accessible point from the Federal Territory of Islamabad and is considered one of the famous touristic areas in the whole of Pakistan and Peshawar.

Peshawar City – Places to visit in Peshawar:

  1. Masjid Muhabbat Khan
  2. Peshawar Museum
  3. Peshawar Zoo
  4. Jamrud fort
  5. Sir Cunningham Clock Tower
  6. Baab-e-Khyber

Kalash Valley

Kalash Valley is surrounded by one of the longest and highest mountain ranges, the Himalayas. Bumburet, Rumbur, and Birir are the surrounded areas to visit with views of mighty Hindukush mountain.

This valley is known for the beauty and the beauty of the people living here. They live in wooden homes that dot the high hills. The women are known for their colored dresses and headpieces.

There are jeeps and cars for visitors to visit Kalash valley from Chitral, 2.5 hours away. The place Bumburet is the populated valley. Rumbur and Birir are less developed and popular for foreign travelers. Dur museum in Bumburet is an attractive and cultural museum that gives you information.

The best recommendation in the list of Best places to visit in Pakistan. Kalash would be the best point to cover in summer. The best time to visit Kalash is in their Chilam Joshi festival held in May, Choimus occurs for two weeks around the winter, and Uchau is celebrated in autumn. Tourists are always amazed at the colorful dresses, drinks, and dance

Famous Festivals of Kalash Valley:

Chilam Joshi Festival aka Kalash spring festival)

Wed 13 May – Sat 16 May

Festival of Uchal aka Kalash summer festival)

Thu 20 Aug – Sat 22 Aug

Festival of Choimus aka Kalash winter festival)

Tue 15 Dec – Tue 22 Dec

Lake Saif-ul-Malook

A 9KM uphill extreme adventurous road via safari jeep from naran is worth your trip. Few travelers would dare while traveling upward and how the drivers driving. But believe me you would be wonderful after covering the distance to saif-ul-malook.

Saif-ul-Malook is located in the district mansehra and region of Kaghan Valley.

The breathtaking views of saif ul malook and covered with mountains give a very dramatic view.

The reflection of surrounding mountains in the lake makes this lake a unique one in the list of Pakistan’s beautiful lakes.

Summer and spring is favorable season to visit. But pre-winter visits would give you some unbeliever experiences there.

It is covered in heavy snow during winters.

Shandur Top

Shandur Top is often known as the roof of the world just like the stunning plateau of Deosai plans. It is located in the middle of Gilgit Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The historical polo match is being played named “Shandur Polo Festival” from hundreds of years. And the polo ground is considered the highest polo ground in the world due to its height at 3738m.

The best time to visit shandur Top is in the months between May to September.

Shandur polo festival is being held in the month of July every year. Rest of the season, the area is covered with snow.

You may reach to shandur top via Gilgit Baltistan and Peshawar side.

Siri Paye Shogran

A 7km distance from main naran road at the point of Kewai waterfall is shogran. From shogran there is also a 6KM jeep ride leads to the amazing Siri paye that is the roof of the Kaghan region. This is the most beautiful area in the start of kaghan valley having lust green pine forest and lush green hilly areas.

There is no hotel in siri paye. But there is a camping probability. Better you visit a day out and then move back to shogran which is having famous hotel chains from low to high categories.

Gilgit Baltistan

Heading to more in the list of Best places to visit in Pakistan. There Gilgit Baltistan, which is located in the most northern part of Pakistan connecting Pakistan china border, India borders, Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan bordering area and some parts of Russia. The capital of gilgit balitstan is Gilgit.

Gilgit Baltistan is known for its wonderful beauty, mighty mountains, worldwide highest peaks, highest plateaus, archaeological places, history, and diversified cultures.

Gilgit Baltistan has more than 100+ peaks above 7000 m and hundreds of unnamed and non-summited peaks.

Gilgit Baltistan is the region of the junction point of the world’s three highest mountain ranges (Karakoram Mountain ranges, Himalaya Mountain ranges, and Hindu Kuch Mountain ranges).

Gilgit Baltistan is the home of the world’s 2nd highest and most dangerous peak K2.

In the Karakoram mountain ranges, k2 is the highest peak which attracts hundreds of climbers throughout the world.

places to visit in skardu gilgit baltistan
places to visit in Skardu Gilgit Baltistan

Nagar Valley:

Nagar valley is known for adventure tourism and now it’s full operations for the tourism area. People love the amazing and natural lifestyle of people living there. The majority of the old people are 100 plus years due to organic foods and their healthy activities.

Nagar Valley is the land of mighty peaks, longest glaciers, highest lakes, amazing hiking trails, incredible meadows, historical forts and the home of the 27th highest peak Rakaposh Peak 7788m.

This valley has more than 18 7000 m peaks. The famous peaks are as below:

  • Rakaposhi Peak
  • Diran Peak
  • Golden Peak
  • Shaltar Peak
  • MirShikar Peak
  • Kepal Peak

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Hunza Valley:

Hunza Valley is the most famous and most visited tourist destination in the world of tourism. Almost every tourist has visited Hunza valley once for its cultural, beautified, and natural area.

It has amazing people, a natural environment, professional hoteling, and amazing historical forts.

Skardu Valley:

Skardu Valley is going to be the capital of tourism in the near future and recently the government of Pakistan has announced the Skardu airport to the Skardu international airport.

It is the home of the world’s highest peak, k2, and only cold desert Katpana.

It has dozens of forts in the Baltistan region of Gilgit Baltistan. You may find the most famous areas of Skardu Valley in this article. Skardu Places.

Deosai Plains, Astore

Deosai is a high-altitude alpine plain which a wide range of beauties. Deosai is known as the “land of giants” You may reach Deosai from astore and Skardu valley located in the Astore District of Gilgit Baltistan.

It is the place of brown bears and even sometimes snow leopards.

Phandar Valley:

Phander Valley is located in the Ghizer district of Gilgit Baltistan. It has known for the amazing trout fish, ariel views of phander lake and lush green plains.

One may feel a very peaceful life from the hustle of metropolitan cities.

Naltar Valley:

Naltar valley is located in Gilgit region of district Gilgit. You may start your travel from either Gilgit, normal or from Nagar valley.

The Pakistan 2nd ski resort is located in naltar valley. Every year there is ski competitions happening and many skiers come from different countries.

You may reach to the beautiful and colorful satrangi or Rainbow Lake.

Concordia, Baltistan

Concordia is the land for climbers and expeditions. Located in the far north of Pakistan. It is the most famous point to reach the world 8000’er five peaks from 14 on the planet.

Many climbers or even travelers love to just reach on to the Concordia to feel the essence of the climbing community.

Punjab Province:

Heading forward to sharing the best places to visit Pakistan in the Punjab Province side. It has mesmerizing beauty having roads, an exhibition of old art and wide history.

Lahore:

The historical and bordering city of Pakistan that has been beautifully maintained is Lahore City. It has amazing art from the Mughal era and popular sites from the ancient history of Mughals.

Famous places to see Lahore are:

  • Minar e Pakistan
  • Shahlimar Garden
  • Old Lahore (Delhi Gate)
  • Walled City of Lahore
  • Badshahi Mosque
  • Wazir Khan Mosque
  • Wahgha Border

Bahawalpur Punjab:

Bahawalpur, the city of nawab jof Bahawalpur. Bahawalpur is known for its Mughal architecture and the beautiful city designed by many palaces. (Mahals)

Multan Punjab:

City of saints. Multan. It is the city of Muslim saints coming in their ages to spread the golden message of Islam. The forts, shrines, and mausoleums of the holy saints were constructed in the Punjab, Multan city.

The art Kashikari, blue tiles is very popular in the city of Multan. One may find the real essence of the Islamic feel by visiting the shrines of the holy saints.

Badshahi Mosque Lahore

If you have ever plan to a city tour and the stunning art from the Mughal dynasty. You must put Lahore in your priority list. Because this city will give the amazing and historical residence of the last Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and mosque 1672-1674.

It is the only largest mosque in the world to this day.

Badshahi Mosque has been constructed with red sandstone, marble and decorated with Islamic calligraphy.

Fort Rohtas (Qila Rohtas)

Fort Rohtas is located in the Jhelum district in the province of Punjab. This fort was constructed by Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri 1in 1539-1545.

It has 12 gates and is built with masculine architectural style.

Taxila Punjab:

This city of Punjab is usually known for Buddhist tourism sites. It has amazing and powerful, well-decorated architecture in the whole world. PTDC has preserved this historical Buddhist asset for the tourism purpose to uplift the history that came from 3000 years.

It is just 35km from the Islamabad territory. Which is known as the center of Ghandhara.

This city is being monitored and maintained in the list proposed by UNESCO World Heritage from UNs in 1980.

Pir Sohawa:

If you stay in the Islamabad territory, one of the mesmerizing hilly areas is the Pir Sohawa. This area has been admired by many domestic and international tourists for its will reserved and peaceful nature.

Many people came for picnics to refresh the day out from the hustle of twin cities. It has breathtaking views where several restaurants are lineup for the day-out meal.

Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Azad Kashmir the valleys of beauty, lush green mountains. Its capital and the gateway is Muzaffarabad.

The weather is perfect and lush green in the season of summer but many tourists are keen to visit in winter to explore the snowcapped areas of Azad Kashmir particularly the Neelam Valley.

places to visit in Arangkel Neelam Valley Azad kashmir
places to visit in Arangkel Neelam Valley Azad Kashmir

Neelam Valley Azad Kashmir:

Neelam Valley is a tourist hub of tourists coming from the whole world. The Mughal emperor Hamayun has once said if there is any paradise on the earth. Kashmir would be so. Neelam Valley serves its guests at very nominal prices.

The popular and most visited areas in the Neelam Valley is:

  • Ratti Gali
  • Sharda University and settlements.
  • Kutton Waterfal and village
  • Keran LOC Sector
  • Keran Village
  • Kundal Shahi Waterfall
  • Chitta Ghatha Lake
  • Leepa Valley
  • Taobat
  • Arangkel

Mirpur Division Azad Kashmir:

This division of Azad Kashmir has also amazing and beautiful places. i.e.

  • Ramkot Fort
  • Mangla Dam (largest Dam in pakistan)
  • Fulpur Waterfall
  • Saarda Point

Poonch Valley Azad Kashmir also inviting the tourist for the amazing site of:

  • Bajosa Lake
  • Ganga Choti
  • Toli Peer

Sindh Province of Pakistan

Sindh is the third largest province of Pakistan with a population of 47.89 million in 2017.

places to visit in karachi pakistan
places to visit in Karachi Pakistan

The best places to visit in Karachi are as below:

Karachi:

Karachi, the formal capital of Pakistan

  • Mazar –e- Quaid
  • Mohatta palace
  • Beaches
  • Sea Viewpoint

Karachi the city of lights, is popular as the business hub. The Markets are always crowded. Karachi is located on the banks of Arabian Sea which gives an amazing life for the tourists. Must visit Clifton side and Sea View Side to know more about Karachi and its travel points.

Karachi foods are famous in Pakistan. The Karachi biryani, Karachi nihari, and other seafood are known for the fame of Karachi city.

Tomb of Quid-e-Azam (Mazar-e-Quaid)

The Sindh province of Pakistan is bestowed with the tomb of the founder of Pakistan Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah is laid in this beautiful city of lights a province of Pakistan. The tomb is constructed with the expensive white marbles by a well-known architect Mr. Yahya Merchant.

The visitor coming from the whole is strongly recommending to pay a tribute by visiting his tomb for this visionary, exemplary and brave leadership in the whole subcontinent. The only person who stood up in the whole Muslim community in the sub-continent to prove himself for the struggle of independence of Muslims in Pakistan.

Mohenjo-daro

Mohenjo-daro is the place where the Civilizations of the whole world started from Sindh. Its ruins are also worth seeing.

It is located in the southeast of Pakistan. This area is enriched with 250 BCE archeological sites.

Mohenjo-daro has been retained in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980. This area can be visited by the public and private transport. The most accessible and easily approached city is Multan City on the north side.

Ranikot Fort

Ranikot Fort, the great wall of Pakistan just like the Great Wall of China. Ranikot is considered the second largest wall in the world after the Great Wall of China. It has been made for military purposes that is why it’s giving a clear and skillful are in the structure from the fort to the up mountains.

This site is worth to go see. The reason is rare people have visited this area and is the best secret of Pakistan. It is located in the district of Jamshoro Sindh, Sann region.

Balochistan Province:

Balochistan is the widely largest area among other provinces but the least populated area. It is unique and famous for its amazing fruits, Gawadar port, beaches, coastal highway, and Hingol National Highway.

places to visit in balochistan kund malir coastal highway
places to visit in Balochistan kund malir coastal highway

Major Places to visit in Balochistan are:

  • Quetta
  • Hingol National Park
  • Ziarat
  • Ziarat Residency
  • Pir Ibrahim Waterfall

Quetta:

Quetta is the capital of Balochistan and one of the historical cities. The Hazar Ganji shatranj national park is worth visiting in Quetta.

Hingol National Park:

Hingol national park is widely spread with a distance if 1650km and is the largest national park among others. The Makran coastal highway crossing this region which starts from Karachi covering 190 km. If you want a unique travel experience you would surely plan to visit this side of the area.

Ziarat:

A beautiful city is enlisted in the best place to visit in Pakistan is ziarat. Which is famous due to the historic residency of the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Which is known as Ziarat Residency. One of the national monuments which have been widely visited by tourists.

Juniper forest covered this area which is most popular. The winter makes these junipers very unique which attracts travelers.

Kund Malir:

When it comes to the beaches, Pakistan has more than 24 beaches that make the seaside awesome. Kund Malir is a densely visited area largely occupied by a sandy beach located in Hingol National Park.

The marvelous Makran coastal highway connects coastal views and ends to the beautiful beach. Kund malir is 175 km distance from Karachi.

This point is an amazing picnic point from the crowd of city life. Kund Malir has resorts, dhaba’s, and truck stop.

Prime Minister IK inaugurated Skardu International airport and Skardu Road

Prime Minister IK inaugurated Skardu International airport and Skardu Road

Prime Minister Imran khan successfully inaugurated jaglote-Skardu road and Skardu International Airport today December 16, 2021.

In the PM’s one-day visit to Skardu, he emphasized the people of GB to fasten their skills and prepare their plans to deal with the upcoming flow of tourists in your areas. The Skardu International Airport has made every traveler throughout the world keen to visit directly to Skardu without any hustle of transit or stays. He further added that Gilgit Baltistan can create a major economic turnout from the tourism sector more than Switzerland. he said.

Imran Khan has assured the audience at Munciple Ground Skardu and the whole people of Gilgit Baltistan to provide Health Insurance and Sehat Cards work 10 Lac rupees at any hospital (Government or Private).

New Districts of Gilgit Baltistan:

PM Imran has also announced the additional four districts that are considered remote and away from administration services. the list will be shared in the next articles.

Distance of Jaglote Skardu Road and its expenditures:

Jaglote Skardu Road has been completed with the expenditure of 31 Billion rupees and the total distance is 167 KM.

Minutes of Prime Minister Imran Khan Speech:

  • Education Reforems.
  • Scholarships for needy students.
  • New Four Districts.
  • Inaugration of Jaglote Skardu Road
  • Inaugration of Skardu Internation Airport.
  • Road Connectivity from Gilgit to shontar pass kashmir.
  • Gilgit Chitral Road
  • Tourism Development Projects.
  • Skardu City Mega Projects
  • Two Mega Dam Projects
Rosie Gabrielle Moved To Gilgit Baltistan

Rosie Gabrielle Moved To Gilgit Baltistan

Rosie Gabrielle Moved To Gilgit Baltistan. As per the post shared on her Instagram Handle, The long-anticipated wait is over! We are happy to share and announce that we have officially shifted to the north of Pakistan 🇵🇰

Neither of us is city people or “fit in” with societal “norms” and the system. We long for wide-open spaces, fresh air, peace, simple life, nature, and ADVENTURE!

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THE MOUNTAINS WERE CALLING

Although it was necessary for the time to be based in the city, we couldn’t wait to get out of there. After 10 long months living in Lahore, we finally made the move and shifted our entire life up here- indefinitely.

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IT WAS A BIG MOVE!

With travel restrictions still in force around the globe making getting around too complicated, we decided to stay put for a while here in Pk. But that meant moving somewhere we both could thrive a bit better.

Looking to take the stressful pressures off ourselves, focusing more on being present, being in nature, having an adventure at our fingertips, and generally living a more simple life, this is the PERFECT place to be.

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Rosie Gabrielle Moved To Gilgit Baltistan

We have SO MANY things to share with you about living life in a small village tucked in the mountains. It truly is a DREAM come to true MASHALLAH we are so blessed 💓🙏🏼

Stay tuned for lots of amazing new content (time to work on and upload pending content) wonderful stories and epic adventures with our little family 💓

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Rosie Gabrielle Moved To Gilgit Baltistan Explore Nagar Travels-min
Rakaposhi Peak– The 3rd Beautiful and 12th Highest Peak of Pakistan

Rakaposhi Peak– The 3rd Beautiful and 12th Highest Peak of Pakistan

Rakaposhi Peak– The 3rd Beautiful and 12th Highest Peak of Pakistan

Rakaposhi Peak 7788m: The 3rd beautiful, world’s 27th highest, and Pakistan’s  12th highest peak. The reason for its fame is not because of its ranking but its beauty. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful mountains in the world.

Rakaposhi Peak is the only peak that can be viewed from bottom to top with its extremely incredible flowing streams.

Breathtaking Rakaposhi Zero Point Nagar:

There are many points to take the breathtaking glimpse of Rakaposhi. But particularly when you moving on Karakorum highway in District Nagar Region. You may have hundreds of different enchanting views while crossing different villages of Nagar valley. Moreover, note that Rakaposhi can only be accessible from Nagar Valley and also can be clearly viewed from Rakaposhi View Point Nagar.

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 Rakaposhi Glancing from other regions:

Rakaposhi Peak can be seen from different regions of Gilgit. You may have a glance at Bagrot Valley Gilgit. It can also be seen from some points of danyore Gilgit and you may also have a clear upper view from karimabad hunza. But majorly Nagar Valley is its feed and can be accessed and seen from different points of Nagar even from bottom to top. i.e. Nilt Valley, Thole Valley, Qasimabad Masot Valley, Ghulmet Valley, Pissan, and Minapin Valley.

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Surprising Rakaposhi in Karakorum Mountain Ranges:

The long spread ice wall of Rakaposhi in the Karakorum mountain ranges, this peak is its kind of the only peak that has an astounding ice wall that creates uniqueness with other mountains and that is why it is considered the third beautiful peak after K2 and Nanga Parbat Peak. Rakaposhi Peak – The 3rd Beautiful and 12th Highest Peak of Pakistan but has a prominent profile for having 27th rank worldwide.

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Other Names of Rakaposhi Peak Nagar:

Rakaposhi Peak is previously named Rakaposhi then it is molded into Rakaposhi which locally means “Shining Wall”. Furthermore, Rakaposhi is known and Dumani “The Mother of Mist”. It is called because of, covering in cloud during the whole year in most of the time.

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Rakaposhi Peak Summits & Expeditions:

There are many successful and unsuccessful attempts done during 1892-2004. However, the first successful summit was done in 1958 by British Climbers.

Successful Summits of Rakaposhi Peak Nagar:

The first successful summit of Rakaposhi Peak (7788m) was done by members of a British expedition Mr. Mike banks and Mr. Tom Patey in 1958. This ascent was achieved from Southwest Ridge. Remember that both of them got minor injuries during ascent on 25 June 1958. But sadly on their descent another climber slipped and died at night time.

Best Time to Climb Rakaposhi Peak:

The best and favorable time to climb the 3rd beautiful Rakaposhi peak is from June to September. Where everything acts moderately where you will enjoy the green and lush meadows as well during your ascent with local foods and seasonal fruits.

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Possible Routes to climb Rakaposhi Peak:

There were multiple climbing’s done from different ridges routes during the period between 1982 to 2004 but now 2021 is going to add in few days. Below are the possible and used routes that can be selected for your summit pushes.

  • Southwest Ridge: Long route but not that technical
  • Eastern Side, that is shortest route.
  • Northwest Ridge: This route is long and technical than Southwest ridge.
  • Northern Ridge: This route is short but more difficult than above two routes.
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Latest New Route identified to Climb Rakaposhi Peak:

Yes, after 2004 there was no attempt made to summit Rakaposhi Peak. But in September 2021. The energetic and well enthusiast young climber from Nagar Valley Mr. Wajidullah has started his summit push to Rakaposhi Peak this weak and he is on his way to the summit from Basecamp 1.

As per his last comments, he together with his Czech Fellow Climbers (Mr. Jakub and Mr. Petr )  has started a summit push with a new brand route that would help them to make a successful attempt after years of break.

Rakaposhi Base Camp Trek and New Route to Climb Rakaposhi Peak:

Due to the extreme uphill and exceptional rise of Rakaposhi peak up to 16000 feet. It is most difficult and different wall than other peaks like K2 and Everest. That is why it has rarely opted for the summit in the past. Now a brave local climber Wajidullah Nagari has started with some foreign climbers to push from Nagar side and most importantly this time the route would be brand new.

If they succeed in this mega climb, they will make the historical attempt and this would bring more attention to worldwide climbers to summit this beautiful ice wall (Rakaposhi Peak).

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North is Pure Keep it clean or stay home – Vlogger Rosie Gabrielle

North is Pure Keep it clean or stay home – Vlogger Rosie Gabrielle

By raising local tourism in northern areas of Pakistan, there is rising problems that need to be handled before it left a severe impact on lands or cultures.

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As per the Instagram post by Rosie Gabrielle, she said as tourism to outside countries is not happening due to covid19 and hence this is why people and traveling to northern areas Hunza, Nagar, Skardu, diamer, Gilgit, naltar or haramosh regions.

She also spoke up on the dance party lately happened in gojal village of Hunza, She advised, instead of bringing back you just smile they are introducing new cultures thereby bringing drugs, vulgarity, rave parties and on top of that leaving a lot of trash.

Do not Disrespect land and local cultures:

She has also shared her experience during her traveling to the north. She has been escaped for many weeks due to the bad behaviors of tourists. I (she) can understand people have the right to express but if they coming to these lands how they feel confident to affect the cultures or lands or even putting harmful activities by bringing their toxic habits in such a pure and innocents land.

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She has superbly addressed travellers that on introducing such behaviours and launching such activities not only destroying culture but demolishing lands by trash and doing disrespect of this motherland.

Responsibilities of Tourist during Travel:

This is very much important to give value to the local cultures, local norms, and values. Try to give knowledge and share your skills with them in return they will honor you with great hospitality and respect. North is Pure Keep it clean or stay home

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Complete List of Mountains in Pakistan and their Ranking

Complete List of Mountains in Pakistan and their Ranking

Pakistan is thankfully a home of 108 peaks above 7,000 m. Here in this article, I will share the facts about the complete list of mountains in Pakistan and their ranking globally and in Pakistan. Probably there are many peaks above 6,000 m. Peaks between 4000 m to 7000 m have not been counted. 5 (Five ) of the 14 (Fourteen) 8000s highest peaks in the world (the eight-thousanders) are located in Pakistan.

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List of Mountain Ranges in Pakistan:

There are three mountain ranges in pakistan.

  1. Karakuram Mountain Range
  2. Himalaya Mountain Range
  3. Hindukuch Mountain Range

There are 5 mountains over 8,000 metres in Pakistan, 29 over 7,500 metres and 108 over 7,000 metres. However, the Peaks height lies between 4,000 metres to 7,000 metres are countless.

How many mountains in Pakistan especially mountains in Gilgit Baltistan?

However, four of which lie in the surroundings of Concordia, the junction of Godwin Austen Glacier and Baltoro Glacier). Fact about these globally ranked mountains are: Most of the highest peaks located in Pakistan lie in the Karakoram mountain range and which lies almost entirely in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan and is considered to be a part of the greater Himalayan range) but some peaks above 7,000 m are included in the Hindukush and Himalayan mountain ranges.

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There are still unnamed peaks in Pakistan but most of the peaks have been given a proper name. So this list is still incomplete due to the unnamed peaks. The list also includes many other peaks that are still not classed as independent mountains, but instead are considered subpeaks of other mountains, due to having low topographic prominence.

The dominance of Karakoram Mountain Range in Gilgit Baltistan:

Considering the fact, most of the highest mountains from three famous ranges in Pakistan are located in the Karakoram Range, the highest of which is K2, globally ranked on the 2nd position, and its height from sea level is 8611 m, so there are some high mountains located in Himalaya (the highest of the mountain is Nanga Parbat, which is globally ranked on 9th position, its height from sea level is 8126 m) While in Hindukush mountain range (the highest mountain of which is Tirich Mir, that is globally ranked on 33rd position while its height from sea level is 7708 m).

List of Mountains in Pakistan and their Ranking:

Mountain NameHeight Rank in PakstanGlobal RankRangeAreaDistrict
K2 – Chogori8,611 m12ndKarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Nanga Parbat8,125 m29thHimalayasDiamerDiamer
Hidden Peak -Gasherbrum . I8,068 m311thKarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Broad Peak – Falchan Kangri8,047 m412thKarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Gasherbrum . II8,035 m513thKarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Broad Peak Middle8,016 m6KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Gasherbrum . III7,952 m7KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Gasherbrum .lV7,925 m817thKarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Distaghil Sar 17,885 m919thKarakoramHisparNagar
Kunyang Chhish7,852 m10KarakoramHisparNagar
Masherbrum NE – K17,821 m1122ndKarakoramBagrotGilgit
Masherbrum7,806 m12KarakoramBagrotGilgit
Rakaposhi7,788 m1327thKarakoramMinapinNagar
Batura . I7,785 m1425thKarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Batura II7,762 m15KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Distaghil Sar . II7,760 m16KarakoramHisparNagar
Kanjut Sar . I7,760 m1726thKarakoramHisparNagar
Masherbrum W7,750 m18KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Saltoro Kangri . I7,742 m19KarakoramSoltoroGaunche
Batura No. II7,730 m20KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Batura III7,729 m21KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Trivor / Peak . 87,720 m22KarakoramHisparNagar
Main Tirich Mir7,708 m23HindukushHindukushChitral
Saltoro Kangri II7,706 m24KarakoramSoltoroGaunche
Chhaltoro Gang R1 N7,705 m25KarakoramSoltoroGaunche
Distaghil Sar (E)7,700 m26KarakoramHisparNagar
Tirich Mir (East)7,692 m27HindukushHindukushChitral
Saser Kangri I7,672 m28KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Chogolisa . I SW/E7,665 m29KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Chogolisa . II/NE7,654 m30KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Yukshin Garden Sar7,641 m31KarakoramHisparNagar
Kunyang Chhich(S)7,620 m32KarakoramHisparNagar
Shispare7,611 m33KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Batura IV7,594 m34KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Broad Peak (N)7,550 m35KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Skyang Kangri .I7,544 m36KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Batura V7,531 m37KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Yakshin Gardaan . I7,53038KarakoramHisparNagar
Mamostong Kangri7,51639KarakoramSoltoroGaunche
Saser Kangri E7,51340KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Tirich Mir (West II)7,50041HindukushHindukushChitral
Skyang Kangri . II7,50042KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Kunyang Chhish (W)7,50043KarakoramHisparNagar
Saser Kangri II W7,50044KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Saser kangri III7,49544KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Pumari Chhish (W)7,49245KarakoramHisparNagar
Tirich Mir (West I)7,48746HindukushHindukushChitral
Pasu Massive M7,47847KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
K-127,46948KarakoramSoltoroGaunche
Teram kangri 17,46349KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Malubiting (W)_7,45350KarakoramHaramoshGilgit
Muchu Chhish7,45351KarakoramHisparNagar
Pumari Chhish (N)7,44052KarakoramHisparNagar
Yazghil Dome (S)7,44053KarakoramHisparNagar
Sia Kangri I / N7,42254KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Haramosh . I7,40955KarakoramHaramoshGilgit
Teram Kangri II7,40656KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Istro-Nal (Main)7,40357HindukushHindukushChitral
Tirich Mir (West III)7,40058HindukushHindukushChitral
Kunyang Chhish (E)7,40059KarakoramHisparNagar
Pumari Chhish (S)7,40060KarakoramHisparNagar
Yazghil Dome (N)7,40061KarakoramHisparNagar
Ultar No. I7,38862KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Rimo (S) No. I Peak 517,38563KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Teram Kangri III7,38264KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Sherpi Kangri I Main7,38065KarakoramSoltoroGaunche
Istro-Nal (North I)7,37366HindukushSoltoroGaunche
Rimo (S) . II P-507,37367KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Istro-Nal (North II)7,37268HindukushHindukushChitral
Sherpi Kangri . II7,37069KarakoramSoltoroGaunche
Istro-Nal (North III)7,36570HindukushHindukushChitral
Skil Brum7,36071KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Skyang Kangri M7,35772KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Karun Kuh7,35073KarakoramHisparNagar
Kunyang Chhish W7,35074KarakoramHisparNagar
Pumari Chhish S7,35075KarakoramHisparNagar
Saragharar (Main)7,34976HindukushHindukushChitral
Skyang Kangri W7,34577KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Momhil Sar / Peak – 77,34378KarakoramHisparNagar
Ghent (N)7,34279KarakoramBatura MuztaghGilgit
Saraghrar (Central)7,33080HindukushHindukushChitral
Yutmaru Sar (S)7,33081KarakoramHisparNagar
Bojohagur Duanasir7,32982KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Sia Kangri II/E7,32583KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Yazghil Domes S7,32484KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Gasherbrum No. V7,32185KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Kunyang Chhish (SE)7,32086KarakoramHisparNagar
Malanghutti7,32087KarakoramHisparNagar
Baltoro Kangri . I7,31289KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Ultar No. II7,31090KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Saragharar (S)7,30791HindukushHindukushChitral
Istro-Nal (South)7,30392HindukushHindukushChitral
Saraghrar (NW)7,30093HindukushHindukushChitral
Istro-Nal (West I)7,30094HindukushHindukushChitral
Urdok . I7,30095KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Baltoro Kangri . III7,30096KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Malubiting (NW)7,30097KarakoramHaramoshGilgit
Yazghil Domes N7,30098KarakoramHisparNagar
Sherpi Kangri . III7,30099KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Teram kangri IV7,300100KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Malubiting Central7,291101KarakoramHaramoshGilgit
Rakapohsi (E)7,290102KarakoramBagrotGilgit
Savoia Kangri7,286103KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Baintha Brakk/Ogre7,285104KarakoramPanmahSkardu
Passu/Peak . 557,284105KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Pasu Massiv E7,284106KarakoramBatura MuztaghGilgit
K-67,282107KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Istro-Nal (West II)7,280108HindukushHindukushChitral
Baltoro Kangri . III7,280109KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Istro-Nal (Northwest)7,276110HindukushHindukushChitral
Golden Throne SE7,275111KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Diran / Minapin7,273112KarakoramMinapinNagar
Mustagh Tower (E)7,273113KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Sia Kangri No. IV/Central7,273114KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Mustagh Tower (W)7,270115KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Golden Throne NE7,270116KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Golden Throne SE7,265117KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Summari7,263118KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Baltoro kangri . V7,260119KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Baltoro Kangri . IV7,254120KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Saraghrar (SW-I)7,250121HindukushHindukushChitral
Apsarasas-17,245122KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Apsarasas II7,239123KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Apsarasas III E7,236124KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Rimo No. II P-497,233125KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Apsarasas IV7,227126KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Saraghrar (SE-I)7,208127HindukushHindukushChitral
Mt. Rose/Singhi Kan7,202128KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Saraghrar (SW-II)7,200129HindukushHindukushChitral
Istro-Nal (X)7,200130HindukushHindukushChitral
Urdok Kangri I7,200131KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Malubiting LC7,200132KarakoramHaramoshGilgit
Bularang Sar7,200133KarakoramHisparNagar
Lupghar Sar (E)7,200134KarakoramHisparNagar
Lugpahur Sar MD7,200135KarakoramHisparNagar
Apsarasas V7,187136KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Apsarasas III E7,184137KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Apsarasas III W7,181138KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Mustagh Tower (NW)7,180139KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Rimo No. III7,169140KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Kampir Dior7,168141KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Karun Koh7,164142KarakoramKhunjerabHunza
Hachindar Chish7,163143KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Yermanenbu Kangri7,163144KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Un-Named/Masherbrum7,163145KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Un-Named7,150146KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Depak7,150147KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Latok . I7,145148KarakoramPanmahSkardu
Kampir Dior7,143149KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Gasherbrum V7,133150KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Shakawar 7,125151HindukushHindukushChitral
Apsarasas (S)7,117152KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Koh-I-Nadir Shah7,116153HindukushHindukushChitral
Udren Zom (N)7,108154HindukushHindukushChitral
Kunyang Chhish (N)7,108155KarakoramHisparNagar
Langar (Main)7,100156HindukushHindukushChitral
Saraghrar (SS)7,100157HindukushHindukushChitral
Ghenta7,100158KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Sia shish7,100159KarakoramBatura MustaghGilgit
Lupghar II / Central7,100160KarakoramHisparNagar
Yakshin Gardaan . I7,100161KarakoramHisparNagar
Sherpi Kangri7,100162KarakoramSiachen (disputedGaunche
Ghenta7,090163KarakoramBatura MuztaghChitral
Urdok No. II7,082164KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Mandu Pk7,081165KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Udren Zom (Central)7,080166HindukushHindukushChitral
Chogolisa Kangri I7,071167KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Langar (SE)7,061168HindukushHindukushChitral
Pyramid/Thyor7,058169KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Udren Zom (S)7,050170HindukushHindukushChitral
Link Sar7,041171KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Saraghrar (N)7,040172HindukushHindukushChitral
Spantik/Ghenish Chish7,027173KarakoramHaramoshSkardu
Akber Chioh/Akher7,020174HindukushHindukushChitral
Chogolisa Kangri II7,014175KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Rakaposhi (E)7,010176KarakoramMinapin NagarNagar
Malubiting (E)7,010177KarakoramHaramoshGilgit
Gasherbrum . VI7,004178KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Sangemer Mar7,000179KarakoramBatura MuztaghGilgit
Un-Named7,000180KarakoramBoltoroSkardu
Lupghar Sar III (E)7,000181KarakoramHisparNagar
Chogolisa(W)/Prupoo7,000182KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Ghent III7,000183KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Kaberi Peak7,000184KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Apsarasas(E)/Un-Named7,000185KarakoramSiachen (disputed)Gaunche
Complete List of Mountains in Pakistan and their Ranking
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