Pakistan is full of places that are soothing to the soul, with the lush forests to the roaring waterfalls and the magnificent mountains. Each has a unique sense of beauty that cannot be portrayed through any photograph yet still succeed in capturing more than just the interest of many.
There are numerous valleys in Pakistan that account for being one of the most beautiful places of the world. The top ten valleys that one should definitely visit during the hot summer season are as follows.
Ayun and Bumburet Valley:
A village of Chitral, located twelve kilometers from the city at the confluence of the River Bumburet. No words can do the place justice, to describe the beauty of the mountains that surround it. There is a sense of serenity the mountains provide to the tourist, the beauty completely enchants you. Barren mountains surrounding lush green fields making the view stand out in the most spectacular way.
Bordering the China Afghanistan border, this valley resides in the Gilgit Baltistan District and is known for its mesmerizing beauty and fast flowing rivers. Comprising of various small and large valleys within itself, Gojal successfully captures the beauty from each and makes it one of the major places one has to visit. From river Hunza to the Passu settlement to the Gulkhin settlement, the beauty surpasses any of our expectations.
This bow shaped valley located in Kashmir is one of the most famous and beautiful places in Pakistan. While winter enhances the beauty of the valley, once it ends, a sense of tranquility and sereneness descends over i that makes a person want to visit the place over and over again. With the lush greenery, springs, lakes and sloped mountains, all add to the beauty of the valley, especially with the forests and the river Neelam, it is a “dream come true for many”.
No matter what people say, Swat has successfully captured so many hearts around the world. Swat is well known as “mini Switzerland of Pakistan”. It has various tourist attractions such as Mahodand valley and lake, Ushu forest, Kallam valley and many more. All these provide swat with a scenic beauty that makes Swat a brand in itself.
Kalash Valley is one of the major attractions of Pakistan and is one of the place one must visit during summer. With a historical background, the heritage goes back to Greek civilization. They make their homes with rough shaped logs on the hill sides near the banks. People have their own religion and cultural values and beliefs, making them a rather happy community with loads of cultural festivities making it an ideal place to visit.
Kaghan is one of the most picturesque valley of Pakistan located in the Mansehra district. 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-Mulook, making it a rather hot tourist point along with various other tourist spots such as Lake Lulu Saar, Lake Dudipat Sar, Babusar Pass and places like Jared, Shogran, Naran etc. with winters, the lakes are frozen and the land is mostly covered in snow, however in warmer months, the land is green and the rivers flowing providing the tourists to visit the places freely and enjoy.
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 with lush green valleys 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 enjoy one of the most beautiful places of Pakistan.
Talking about the fact that the “beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder”, what fascinates us the most are the mountains. Hushe Valley is the most beautiful valley surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful mountains, making the place known as “Heaven of Mountains”. It is famous for trekking, and people from all over the world, especially from USA come to conquer the peaks of the Kingdom of Mountains.
This is the ideal valley for both local and international tourists to visit. Beautiful in its own way in winters, the valley is breathtakingly beautiful in summer with the lush rice fields with typical wooden Kashmiri houses providing the tourists with a wonderful view. The most famous spots visited are Ghari Dopatta, Chokothi Cham-fall and Zilzaal Lake.
Located in Azad Kashmir, Leepa Valley is one of the major tourist spots in Pakistan. Travelling through jeep from Reshian to Muzaffarabad is a thrilling and fascinating experience for the tourists all over the world. Leepa Valley has 26 villages and all are surrounded by high mountain peaks that adds to the scenic beauty of the place, making it rank in the top ten valleys of Pakistan.
These ten are the ten most picturesque valley of Pakistan that one has to visit during the summer holidays in order to appreciate and take full joy in experiencing the beauty of Mother Nature.
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