Travelers from all over the world enjoy visiting the areas of northern Pakistan. The government raised all travel obstacles for visitors from around the world. As a result, in the summer of 2019, a large number of travelers from around the world travel through the friendliest country, blessed with the heavenly landscape.
During 2017 and 2018, the British company Backpackers listed the country with the best travel destinations in the world. In addition, Pakistan was included in the list of the best travel destinations to travel in 2020 by Forbes magazines. As the whole country was on the list of the best travel sites, here we have some of the most beautiful places to visit in the areas of northern Pakistan.
Best Tourist Places In Northern Pakistan
#1. Naran Kaghan
At the top of the list of the best places in the areas of northern Pakistan, we have the Naran Kaghan Valley, in the Himalayan mountains of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The valleys of Naran are open for a few months to offer wonderful views of nature.
As the valley remains closed during the winters from October to April, due to heavy snowfall in areas of northern Pakistan.
As the road that leads to the valley is blocked due to the avalanches of the mountains. However, the Naran Valley is one of the most famous travel places in the northern areas of Pakistan among local travelers.
Every year, a large number of visitors travel to this site with their friends, family and loved ones to capture the best memories.
The valley, surrounded by green mountains and deep alpine forest, gives travelers a beautiful impact on the valleys of the Himalayas.
In the Naran Valley, there is much more to discover, such as Lake Saif Ul Malook, fairy tale, walking towards Lake Ansoo, Lake Lulusar, Lake Queen Dudipatsar and, finally, the top of the Babusar (4,173 m).
Make a plan this summer and take a trip to explore the Naran Valley, among other important places in northern Pakistan.
#2. Hunza Valley
Located in the mountains of northern Pakistan, the gigantic and colorful Hunza Valley, in the Gilgit Baltistan region, near the border with China. The Hunza Valley is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the northern areas of Pakistan.
For many years, the Hunza Valley has offered its travelers history and culture, along with its colorful traditions.
In addition to historical and traditional expectations, the Hunza Valley is famous worldwide among travelers for its immense natural landscape that can have a strong impact on the minds of travelers. However, the valley has much more to discover.
Best Tourist Attraction in Hunza Valley 2020
Some of the best travel destinations to visit in the Hunza Valley are the historic settlements of Ganesh, Baltit, Altit Fort, Attahbad Lake, Shimshal Valley, Passu Cones and Glaciers, the Khunjerab Pass (Pak border and China) and much more.
The town of Ganesh is a historic settlement of the 1000-year Silk Road, supposedly the first settlement of the Silk Road.
In the Hunza Valley, there are many beautiful trekking routes that can take travelers to another world. Some of the most beautiful trekking routes are the Shimshal pass, the Patundas hike, the Batura glacier hike and much more.
Are you ready to explore this amazing place in the northern areas of Pakistan with your friends or someone special to have an amazing time?
#3. Skardu Valley
Here we go with the Karakorum Mountain Range on this list. The Skardu Valley is in the Karakorum Strip of Gilgit Baltistan, in the far north of Pakistan.
As my favorite destination in the mountainous region of Pakistan, the Skardu Valley offers a lot to travelers who can never wait and forget after visiting these places in the northern areas of Pakistan.
The road leading to the Skardu Valley should be the Eight Wonders of the World, as it offers stunning views, in addition to the danger of a large landslide every time it receives rain.
The valley has a rich culture and history with beautiful traditions. Similarly, culture and traditions are similar to Tibet. However, Skardu is Baltistan in the Gilgit region, which is known as Little Tibet.
Best Tourist Attraction in Hunza Skardu 2020
The Skardu Valley has a lot to offer travelers to stroll through the mountains to explore since many of the places have not yet been visited.
From the powerful mountains to the highest desert in the world, Skardu has everything for its lovers. Some of the best places to visit in the Skardu Valley are:
- Shangrila (Lower Kachura) Lake
- Upper Kachura Lake
- Kharpocho Fort
- Katpana Cold desert and Lake
- Shiger Cold Desert
- Shiger Valley and Fort
- Khaplu Valley and Palace
- Chaqchan Mosque
- Deosai National Park
However, since the Skardu Valley is the gateway to the Karakorum Mountains, it has many of the most beautiful and amazing trekking routes in the world. Some of the most surprising are: Snow Lake (Lukpe Lawo), K2 Base Camp (Concordia), Banak La and more. In addition, Skardu is home to the K2 (8,611 m), the second-highest peak in the world, Broad peak (8,047 m), Gasherbrum 1 (8,080 m), Gasherbrum 2 (8,035 m) and many more powerful and famous peaks.
With all these powerful peaks in Skardu, it becomes the climbers’ dream to conquer. Every year, thousands of climbers come to Pakistan to try to climb these powerful peaks in the Skardu Valley. So be sure to take a trip to this place to visit the northern areas of Pakistan this summer.
#4. Fairy Meadows
Named after the heavenly beauty of this piece of land, fairy meadows are found in the Himalayan mountains of Gilgit Baltistan, in northern areas of Pakistan.
The destination is famous for the dark alpine forest in the green and surrounding meadows in the center, with the wonderful and powerful peak of Nanga Parbat (8,126 m) in front, which makes it the best places to visit in the northern areas from Pakistan.
Nanga Parbat is known as The Killer Mountain, with the name second in Pakistan’s highest peak. On the other hand, the peak is the ninth-largest in the world.
In the fairy meadows, you can explore some beautiful regions walking towards the Biyal camp and the Nanga Parbat base camp.
Biyal Camp is known for being the first camp in Killer Mountain. To get to this Pakistani fairy, you must do the jeep adventure on the most dangerous jeep track in the world and then walk for approximately 3 hours through the dense forests.
#5. Naltar Valley
Finally, we have a ski resort in the Naltar Valley, in Gilgit Baltistan, in northern Pakistan. The valley is full of lush vegetation around, with stunning views.
You can visit this destination by jeep touring the Normal village for approximately 45 minutes. However, the weather is still cold in the Naltar Valley, as it has an altitude of 9,700 feet. It offers some beautiful destinations for travelers to visit.
Some of the best to explore are Lake Naltar 1 (Satrangi), Lake Pari, Blue Lake and more. In the summer, a large number of travelers come to visit this destination to record in their memory.
In addition, in winter, travelers enjoy the International Ski Festival in the valley. Get this amazing destination on your travel list for 2020.
These were some of the most famous and best travel destinations in northern Pakistan that travelers should visit this year 2020. So pack your backpack for 2020 and travel to these wonderful destinations with incredible landscapes in the northern areas of Pakistan.