7 Most beautiful valleys in Northern Pakistan
by Ayesha M.
Pakistan is full of breathtaking and exotic locations, which will make you fall in love with this country all over again. From wild mountain passes and unreal lakes, to hidden villages and ancient fortresses.
Cities in Northern Areas are not only a tourist attraction for Pakistanis but people from all over the world can’t resist the beauty of these magnificent cities. breathtaking views can only be described as ‘heavenly.’
If you are a tourist or love travelling then you must check out our list of 7 most beautiful valleys in Northern Pakistan, A sight for sore eyes. Your experience would be, indeed, unforgettable!
- Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir
Neelum Valley is situated at the North & North-East of Muzaffarabad Azad Kashmir, running parallel to Kaghan Valley.
Neelum is one of the most beautiful valleys of Azad Kashmir, it hosts several freshwater streams, forests, lush green mountains, snow capped mountains and a river.
Skardu is a city located in Gilgit−Baltistan, In the extreme north of Pakistan, Skardu the central valley of Gilgit. the most scenic valley with blue water and high mountains, it is located at an elevation of over 7,300 feet. An embodiment of nature’s perfection. Skardu valley is enriched with resorts, lakes, forts and a cold desert all of which together are an epitome of beauty.
Recommended places to stay: Continental Guest House, Baltistan Continental Hotel, The Heaven Guest House, Snowland Palace.
Hunza is situated in the northern part of Gilgit-Baltistan, is one of the most beautiful valleys of Pakistan offering wonderful culture, traditions and fantastic hospitality. Attabad lake situated in Gojal region of Hunza valley, is a stunning result of a natural disaster, is no less than a blessing for the tourists. Want to see one of the most epic sunsets in the Hunza Valley? Head to Eagle’s Nest around golden hour! Hunza Valley is one of those views that you will probably remember for the rest of your life, an experience of a lifetime.
- Rama Village
Just a little ahead of Rama Village, which is 11 kilometres from Astore, is a beautiful and serene plain called Rama Meadow. The valley is popular for camping in the summers. Plain, ice-cold and milk-white water flowing in streams, that’s what makes vacation worth it!
- Swat Valley
Swat valley also popularly known as “the Switzerland of the East”, it is a mesmerizing destination in the northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. White Palace Marghazar is one of the most breathtaking locations in the Swat valley that’s situated at a distance of around 12 km from the city of Mingora.
- Yarkhun Valley
Yarkhun Valley is one of the most stunning places in the country. Located in the Upper Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Yarkhun dazzles with its mountain ranges and untouched villages. The mountains of the Thoi Pass, a high-altitude pass that connects Upper Chitral with Yasin Valley in Gilgit Baltistan takes you from a journey of wide wildernesses to the most dreamy destination you can think about.
- Kalash Valley
Deep in the mountains along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, The Kalash Valley, comprised of Bumboret, Rumbur, and Birir, it is
not just famous for its natural richness, but also has a unique indigenous culture and religion that dates back thousands of years. Kalash Valley is so beautiful yet one of the most mysterious places in Pakistan.
Recommended stays include: Kalash Valley Resort