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10 best places in Pakistan to visit during summer vacations

Best places in Pakistan
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Pakistan is a beautiful country. Apart from all the terrible news, you hear daily, there are a lot of things, you can do to relax your soul. One such thing is to travel and see the beautiful places in Pakistan.

Best places in Pakistan to visit this Summer

Summer is very harsh season for Pakistanis so just pack your bags and plan an awesome trip to any of the following best places in Pakistan so as to beat the heat this summer.

1. Neelam Valley

It is considered to be a very heavenly place. Neelam valley is a bow shaped valley, located in Kashmir and is one of the most beautiful places in Pakistan. Lush greenery, springs, and sloped mountains, all enhances the beauty of the valley. Neelam Valley is also home to some of the most beautiful lakes of Pakistan. It’s an eye-catching moment, especially with the forests and the river that give a soothing effect to the travelers.

Neelam Valley

Neelam Valley

2. Gojal Valley

This valley resides in the beautiful Gilgit-Baltistan and is well known for its mesmerizing beauty and fast flowing rivers. Gojal valley includes various small and large valleys within itself. From each of these valleys, Gojal successfully captures the beauty and makes it one of the major places that you should definitely visit during the summer season in Pakistan.

Gojal Valley

Gojal Valley

3. Hunza Valley

The Hunza Valley is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region. It is situated in the northwest of the Hunza River. This valley is rich in natural beauty. Some of it’s beautiful places are Rakaposhi Base Camp, Diran Base Camp, Hoper Glacier, Passue, and Gulmit. Hunza Valley is one of the best places in Pakistan one should visit during summers.

Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley

4. Kalash Valley

This valley is situated in the Chitral district of Pakistan. Kalash valley has it’s own appealing effect that takes attention of travelers. People, belonging to this civilization, are called ‘The Kalash’. They belong to the old tribes and have their own religion, culture and beliefs. They always greet their guests and visitors with a warm welcome.

Kalash Valley

Kalash Valley

5. Rawalakot

Rawalakot – another astounding valley, is located in Azad Kashmir. Rawalakot is highly regarded as one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir. The curling river, Jhelum, passes from East to West between the high green mountains of this valley. Leepa Valley is the most fascinating part of it because of lush green rice fields and typical wooden Kashmiri houses. Walnut, apple, cherry and honey of Leepa valley are very popular and in great demand throughtout Pakistan. Rawalakot contains many beautiful sights for visitors including Peerchanasi, Chikar, Chinary, Leepa, Chakothi, Ghari Dopatta, Chokothi Cham-fall and Zilzaal Lake. Without any doubt, Rawlakot valley is an ideal valley to visit, not only for domestic but also for international tourists.

Rawalakot

Rawalakot

6. Ziarat

Ziarat is one of the most beautiful places in Balochistan. It is a famous holiday resort of Balochistan and nearly every trip from Karachi to Quetta stops at Ziarat. The hills, in the surroundings, are well-wooded and picturesque. Ziarat is the summer residence of the Government Officers and sanatorium for the European troops at Quetta. During summer, it is one of the best places in Pakistan for visitors, tourists and travelers.

Ziarat

Ziarat

7. Swat Valley

Swat is another magnificent place that captures so many hearts, just because of it’s beauty. It is well known as “mini Switzerland of Pakistan”. It has Mahodand valley, lakes, Ushu forest, Kallam valley and many other eye-catchy sights for tourists and visitors. All these sights magnify, the scenic beauty of swat valley that strengthens one’s decision to have a trip to this great vale.

Swat Valley

Swat Valley

8. Kaghan Valley

Kaghan is located in Mansehra district and is one of the most picturesque valleys of Pakistan. It attracts tourists, not only from Pakistan but from all over the world. It is also one of the major routes to lake Saif-ul-Malook, along with various other tourist spots such as Lake Lulu Saar, Lake Dudipat Sar, Babusar Pass and places like Jared, Shogran, Naran etc. The lakes are frozen during the winter season and land is mostly covered in snow. Contrary to winter, in summer the rich green land and flowing rivers create the soothing effect that allows the visitors to freely enjoy their trip.

Kaghan Valley

Kaghan Valley

9. Guraiz Valley

It is located in between the border of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. This valley is divided between Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and Indian Occupied Kashmir. Guraiz valley is a beautiful valley which includes the lush green vales and densely forested areas. Due to restriction, placed by the army on being located on the Pak-India Border, this place is hardly visited. However, one can visit this, heaven on earth, with the permission of the army and can enjoy the ride to great journey.

Guraiz Valley

Guraiz Valley

10. Jhelum Valley

Jhelum valley is an ideal valley, for both local and international tourists, to visit. It varies in it’s shading time to time; in winter, it has another spectacular view while in summer – breathtakingly looking beautiful. The most famous spots, one has to explore are Ghari Dopatta, Chokothi Cham-fall and Zilzaal Lake. You can plan a trip to this place with your family, friends or acquaintances and have a great time of leisure.

Jhelum Valley

Jhelum Valley

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