The land of high adventure and nature is the country of Pakistan
Here you will find mighty stretches of the Karakorams and the vast delta of the Indus River to name a few.
Whether you wish to ride camel and yak safaris, go bird watching, join mountain and desert jeep safaris, go trekking, mountaineering or white water rafting, or even wild boar hunting or trout fishing among many other activities, travel to Pakistan will allow you to do so.
If you are one nature lover, then perhaps it’s time to plan that trip to Pakistan. Below are helpful travel information that can help you do just that!
Pakistan is rich with flora and fauna. At the same time, the Karakoram, Hindukush, and the most popular Himalayas ranges allow the country to enjoy coniferous forests, alpine meadows, permanent snow line, great desert, coast line, wetlands, wide Indus plains, a rich variety of vegetation, as well as wildlife.
There wildlife includes endemic and migratory avifauna where ten of eighteen mammalian orders are represented in the country. Thus, a trip to a zoo in the country will surely be a unique experience.
Here you can find the smallest surviving mammal in the world, the Mediterranean Pigmy Shrew, as well as the blue whale, the largest mammal ever known.
Places to visit
- Mohenjodaro and Taxila excavated sites – where the ancient Indus Valley and the civilizations of Gandhara were once seated.
- You can still find the magnificent architecture of the Moghuls monuments from centuries ago once you travel to Pakistan.
- Khyber Pass – the historic inlet to South Asia.
- Chitral Valley – where you can visit the ancient traditions of Kafir Kalash.
- Himalayas, Hindukush, Karakorams – if you love scenic views of m0untain ranges or simply want to go trekking, then a trip to these ranges is a must. They are among the most unrivaled mountains with magnificent peaks such as the K-2, Nanga Parbat, Rakaposhi, and the Trichmir.
- Bam-e-Dunya – known as the roof of the world, you can find it in the northern region of Pakistan just a stone’s throw away from Amu Darya. It’s the great Pamir plateau, the apex of the six of the mightiest ranges all over the globe.
- The Khunjerab Pass – is a historic pass where the Highway crosses. It is near the Mintaka Pass where the fabulous ancient Silk Route once was. It was where most famous tourist from Europe to Asia, and vice versa, once travelled.