Everybody would tell you that Pakistan is not a safe country to visit. But no one would tell you that Northern Pakistan has been declared the most beautiful country to travel to in 2018.
Pakistan is a safe country to visit, said many bloggers and YouTubers.
Why do you need to visit the Northern areas of Pakistan?
Pakistan is very attractive, 5 out of 14 highest peaks are present in Pakistan. These peaks are also known as the eight-thousanders.
The northern area of Pakistan is worth visiting. High altitude mountains, enchanting lakes, lush green meadows, beautiful valleys, fast-flowing rivers, cold deserts are present in Pakistan.
Names of Famous Northern Areas of Pakistan
The most visited or famous northern areas of Pakistan are Skardu, Gilgit, Naran, Swat, Chitral, and Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
What are the names of eight-thousanders peaks in Pakistan?
There are five peaks with more than 8000 meters.
K2 is the world’s second-highest mountain with an elevation of 8611 meters.
The second name of Nanga Parbat is ‘Killer mountain.’ Wonder why? Due to the highest ratio of deaths this mountain is known as the Killer mountain. With an elevation of 80126 meters, Nanga Parbat is the world’s 9th highest peak.
Gasherbrum I – K5:
Gasherbrum I is the world’s eleventh highest mountain. In Pakistan, it comes on 3rd number. Gasherbrum I is also known as K5, and it has an elevation of 8075 meters.
The 12th highest mountain in the world is Broad peak with an elevation of 8050 meters. Broad peak is a part of the Karakoram mountain range.
Gasherbrum II – K4
Gasherbrum II is the world’s 13th highest peak in the world with an elevation of 8040 meters. Another name of Gasherbrum II is K4.
At what point Worlds Three Famous Mountain Ranges meet?
The exact place where the world’s three famous mountain ranges meet is Juglot. Juglot is a small town present in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.
What is the best time to visit Pakistan?
You can visit Pakistan at any time of the year. However, May to October is the best time to explore the northern areas of Pakistan. May to October is the best time to visit Pakistan as there is less snowfall during this time.
Besides this, May to October is the summer season in Pakistan, and due to holidays, you will find Pakistan more beautiful and lively.
How Friendly People of Pakistan?
Many Bloggers and YouTubers who visit Pakistan said they find the people very friendly and hospitable.
Many YouTubers said that if they are shopping in Pakistan, mostly shopkeepers do not take money from them.
3 Best Northern Areas of Pakistan to Visit in 2021
Pakistan was declared one of the best destinations to travel to in 2019. The Government of Pakistan lifted restrictions on tourism. As a result of this, the tourism industry gets a huge boost.
Here is a list of three beautiful areas of northern Pakistan you should visit in 2021.
Hunza is a very beautiful and amazing place in northern Pakistan. You will find famous and historic spots such as the Altit and Baltit fort in Hunza.
Eagle nest hotel is a fine place to stay in Hunza. You will find spellbinding views of Rakaposhi, Ladyfinger, and a few other peaks from this spot.
Hunza is a 12-hour drive from the capital of Pakistan ‘Islamabad.’
Skardu is the capital of Baltistan. It is the most attractive and exciting place for tourists. Skardu is the home of the world’s second-highest mountain K2.
Besides this, you will find three more eight-thousanders in Skardu. Skardu is a 12:30-hour drive from Islamabad.
Fairy meadow is the place where you will find the best view of Nanga Parbat. The best time to visit fairy meadow is in midsummer. It is the base camp where you will see the naked view of Nanga Parbat. Nanga Parbat is a 9:30-hour drive from Islamabad.