Everyone knows and admires the scenic beauty of Northern Areas of Pakistan. North is full of charms to attract anyone around the world, but, Pakistan is full of beautiful places round the country excluding Northern Areas and Kashmir. Tourists and common people mostly visit North in Summer, when there is extreme hot in South. For the winter season, almost all routes to North get blocked by heavy snow and landsliding. Today, we are going to present you 15 phenomenal places in Pakistan which are of worth visit not in North.
15 Awsum Tourist Attractions in Pakistan which are not in North
Pakistan is the land of beauty, landscapes, deserts, mountains, lakes, glaciers, historical places, architecture, delicious foods and scenic beauty everywhere.
Here are 15 places you must visit to endure the real beauty of Pakistan.
Derawar is located in the heart of desert Cholistan, about 60 KM from Bahawalpur. The fort is visible from many miles in the desert. Derawar fort is included in the hidden wonders of the world in a recent report of BBC. Know more Derawar Fort.
2-Katas Raj Temples
Location : District Chakwal, Punjab
The history of Katas Raj temples is as old as the history of Hindus. The temples is believed to be existed since the days of Pandava and Mahabharta. The Temple was dedicated to SHIVA. The sacred water of temple still exists and is the main tourist hub in Chakwal district.
3-Khewra Salt Mines
Location : Khewra, near Pind Dadan Khan , Chakwal.
Khewra Salt mine is the world1s 2nd largest and Pakistan`s largest, biggest and oldest salt mine. The lakes and Mosque inside the mines are the main attractions for tourists. Khewra salt mines can easily be accessed via M-2, about 3 hours drive from Lahore.
4-Soon Sakesar Valley
Soon Sakesar vallet, commonly known as Soon valley, is the most beautiful valley located in district Khusab, Punjab. This valley comprises of many lakes and small waterfalls. The biggest attraction in the valley is the Uchali Lake. There are many other Jhrnas in valley which are only accessible through a trekking of about 2-3 hours.
Keenjhar lake is the 2nd largest freshwater lake in Pakistan. This lake provides a favourable habitat for migratory birds from North.
Location : Thatta, Sindh
Tharparkar is one of the five major deserts of Pakistan. It is the only desert in Pakistan which is fertile and a large number of population residing here. It is located in Sindh, Pakistan.
An archaeological site in the province of Sindh, Pakistan.It was one of the largest settelments of the ancient Indus Valley civilizations. It was built around 2500 BCE. Those who have keen interest in archaeology and history, this place is for them.
A drive of only 45 mins from the capital city of Islamabad will take you to the town of Taxila. Archaeologically,this town has great importance.
9-Hingol National Park
About 190 KM from Karachi, this park is the heaven for nature lovers. This park includes the estuary of Hingol river. Hingol National Park supports a vast diversity of birds and fishes. This park is also heaven for photographers and milky way lovers.
One of the biggest desserts in Pakistan. Covering about 26000 Sq.Km , Cholistan desert is located about 40 KM from Bahawalpur. Infact, Cholistan, is starting from Rahim Yar Khan and extended to tehsil Fort Abbas in the South of Punjab. In summer, the desert becomes the main hub for animals.
tombs form an early Islamic cemetery situated 29 km (18 mi) east of Karachi, was first time discovered by farman Hussain Jokhio who was the chairman of Garib Awam Party close to the National Highway near “Fast National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences” in Sindh province of Pakistan. The tombs are remarkable for their elaborate sandstone carvings.
The site was nominated in 1993 by the Pakistan National Commission for UNESCO world heritage status, and has since been on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The fort is listed as a historical site under the Antiquities Act, 1975 and its subsequent amendments, and is provided protection.
Ranikot is a historical fort near Sann, Jamshoro District, Sindh, Pakistan. Ranikot Fort is also known as The Great Wall of Sindh سنڌ جي عظيم ديوار and is believed to be among one of the world’s largest forts with a circumference of approximately 26 kilometres (16 mi).
The Pishin Valley is located in Pishin District, Balochistan, Pakistan. It is located 50km away from the provincial capital – Quetta. In Balochistan, Pakistan in the Pishin District lies a beautiful valley famous as Pishin valley. The valley is well known for its greenery, fruit orchards and crop productions.
Astola island is the hidden gem of Pakistan. It is also known as Jazeera e Haft Talar. Astola island is located near the fishing port of Pasni.
Gwadar is Pakistan’s largest infrastructural project since independence. After the completion of the first phase of Gwadar port, billions of dollars have been invested in Gwadar and in the next one or two years the investment can cross the figure of trillions. China is a major investor in Gwadar, and has spent $248 million in the first phase of Gwadar port