Places to Visit In Pakistan

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Places to Visit In Pakistan

Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur is 889 kms from Karachi. The founder of the state of Bahawalpur was Nawab Bahawal Khan Abbasi I. The Abbasi family ruled over the State for more than 200 years (1748 to 1954). During the rule of the last Nawab Sir Sadiq Muhammad Kha - more about Bahawalpur..

Places Around Bahawalpur

Cholistan

Farther east, the Rohi, or Cholistan, is a barren desert tract, bounded on the north and west by the Hakra depression with ruins of old settlements along its high banks; it is still inhabited by nomads. It is at a distance of 30 km. from Bahawalpur - more about Cholistan..

Chitral

Tourism sites

Traveling from Swat via Chakdara and Dir, over the Lowari Pass which is snowbound in winter, one reaches Chitral in 8 to 9 hours from Saidu Sharif. The flying time between Chitral and Peshawar is 40 minutes with two flights daily. The valley of Ch - more about Chitral...

Dams And Lakes In And Around

Rawalpindi/Islamabad

Khanpur Dam, Mangla Dam, Misriot Dam, Rawal Lake, Simli Dam, Tarbela Dam. - more about Dams and Lakes...

Karachi

Karachi is the largest city of Pakistan the Population estimate is 13 Million. 80% of them are Muslims, rest belong to all different religions. Karachi is the commercial capital of the country. It has.. more about Karachi

Harappa

Tourism sites

This was the first of the Indus Valley Civilisation sites to be discovered, but in size and condition it is inferior to Moenjodaro. Located 186 km south-west of Lahore, Harappa is reached via the station at Sahiwal, formerly known as Montgomery. - more about Harappa...

Hasan Abdal

Tourism sites

Hasan Abdal is 48 km from Rawalpindi. It is a beautiful, quiet place and a convenient halting point of G.T. Road enroute to Peshawar or Abbottabad. This town has a particular association with Mughals and Sikhs. It was mentioned by Emperor Jehangi - more about Hasan Abdal...

Hunza

Tourism sites

Ninety Kilometer and 2-½ hours traveling time from Gilgit, lies Ganesh, directly under Karimabad, the principal town of the Hunza valley. Spreading over the mountain, opposite the world famous Rakaposhi Peak in Nagar across Hunza, Karimabad is ren - more about Hunza...

Islamabad

Shah Faisal Mosque

This beautiful mosque was designed by a renowned Turkish Architect, Vedat Dalokay and named after King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. It is spread over an area of 1,89,705 sq. meters with 88 meters high minarets and 40 meters high main prayer hall. The ma - more about Islamabad...

Kaghan

The Valley

A holiday in the Kaghan Valley, the Himalayan hide-away, north-east of the Hazara district of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province, is an unforgettable experience. Its mountains, dales, lakes, water-falls, streams and glaciers are still in un - more about Kaghan...

Kalam

Tourism sites

Fifty kilometers from Miandam lies Kalam, the heart of the Swat valley. Located along the Swat River, Kalam is by far the most popular destination in these parts. The PTDC Motel overlooks the entire Kalam Township. The panoramic view is simply brea - more about Kalam...

Lahore

Sites Worth Visiting In The Lahore Region

Situated on the east bank of the Ravi River, Lahore is very old. Legend traces its origin to Loh, the son of Rama Chandra, the hero of the Ramayana, but history records that it began as a dependency of the 8th century AD Hindu ruler, Lalitiditya. - mroe about Lahore...

Moenjodaro

Sites Worth Visiting

Moenjodaro literally meaning Mound of the Dead lies in Sind Province. It is most important archaeological site presenting 2500 B.C. old remains of the Indus Valley. This archaeological site has been placed on the UNESCOs World Heritage list. PTDC - more about Moen Jo Daro...

Multan

Tourism Sites

About 966 km from Karachi and more or less right in the centre of the country lies the ancient city of Multan. Multan, the 'City of Pirs and Shrines' is a prosperous city of bazaars, mosques, shrines and superbly designed tombs. It is also a city o - more about Multan...

Murree

Hills

Murree is known as Malika-e-Kohsar, which means the Queen of Hills. Murree is only an hour's drive northeast of Islamabad. From Rawalpindi it is only 64 km and at an altitude of 2,286 meters. Murree where lofty peaks tower above green pine-covered - more about Murree...

Naran

The Valley

At Naran, 23 kms. From Kaghan you reach the half-way point. Naran also serves as the base for the whole valley. From here you can ride a jeep or horse or hike in excursions to several picturesque lakes, valleys and peaks. Naran is the middle poi - more about Naran...

The Old City of Rawalpindi

Tourism Places

The Rawalpindi city has two main roads: the Grand Trunk Road which runs from east to west and is known as The Mall as it passes through the cantonment, whereas the Murree Road breaks north from The Mall, crosses the railway and brushes the east end o - more about Rawalpindi...

Skardu

The Valley

The largest district of the Northern Areas, Baltistan is home to some of the highest peaks in the world, the Karakoram Range, and is very popular with Mountaineering Expeditions. It is equally popular with high altitude trekkers, with treks to Balt - more about Skardu...

Saidu Sharif

The lush green valley of Swat with its gushing waters, fruit laden orchards and snow clad peaks is ideal for holiday makers. It has rich cultural heritage too. The valley was a premier center of Buddhism where Gandhara art flourished. The ruins and - more about Saidu Sharif...

Taxila

Tourism Sites

Taxila is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. At one time it was the center of Buddhism, world's famous Gandhara sculpture and the center of learning and culture. This is the land, which attracted Alexander the Great from Macedo - more about Taxila...

Ziarat

Places To Go

Famous for the second largest Juniper Forest in the world and only 3 hours drive from Quetta,lies Ziarat. Along the 133 km drive to Ziarat, one gets a glimpse of the rugged topography of Baluchistan province, broken by visions of green orchards. Situ - more about Ziarat...

Source: Ptv.com.pk