Who doesn’t like Traveling? Visiting Countries, Cities, Places and what not? Everyone would say that they really inspire travel.
Let us talk about Pakistan for now, a lot of people will look at you with surprising stares,
“Pakistan? It is too dangerous to visit, you should go to Europe.” Ever wonder why? Media? Exaggerated news? Or simply what does Pakistan has to offer? Nothing much? Let’s have a look to some interesting facts about this under rated beautiful Country.
Interesting Facts about Pakistan
Since Pakistan is the 36th world’s largest country in terms of area, do you know that it is the 6th most populous Country in the world with population near 200 Million!
Beautiful Capital City
Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan, maybe many of you already knows that, but who knows that it is the world’s 2nd most beautiful capital in the world after London, Beating Berlin, Washington, Paris and every else!
Largest network of Ambulances
Yup, you read perfectly correct, a foundation in Pakistan namely “EDHI” is the largest ambulance organization in the world, according to Guinness Book of World Records they have a fleet of 1800 ambulances!
Few other short facts
Biggest manufacturer of hand sewed footballs, it alones fulfills the requirement of footballs by more than 50%!
It also hosts the world’s largest deep sea port, situated in Gwadar.
Sometimes referred to as the 8th wonder of the world, The Karakoram Highway that connects Pakistan with China is the world’s highest paved International road ever.
Khewra Salt Mine in Pakistan is the world’s 2nd largest salt mine.
Pakistan has a lot more to offer and hundreds of other mind blowing facts too. Let us move on to the real thing – what places does it has to offer to make it worthy of visiting?
Cool Places to Visit in Pakistan
Mohenjo-Daro, also known as the Mound of the dead, is an archeological and UNESCO World heritage site located in the province of Sindh. It is one of the earliest settlements of the world and is believed to be built around 2500 BC. If visiting Pakistan, it is definitely worth visiting and exploring the ruins of the abandoned and mysterious city.
Godwin Austin Mount (K-2)
The mount of Godwin Austin, commonly known as K-2. It is the world’s second highest mountain after Everest with its peak at 8,611 meters above the sea level, due to tough conditions, and extreme lay out of the mount, it also has second highest fatalities. However, the snowy peaks, gigantic mount, geographical location and borders merging with China provides breath taking views which no one could forget. Plus K-2 has never been summited in the Winter!
Swat valley is located in the K.P.K province of Pakistan, an upper valley of the Swat river, connecting to Hindu Kush Ranges as well. Swat is also referred to Switzerland often for its natural beauty, crystal-like rivers, greenery and lush meadows and forests. It is definitely no less than heaven on Earth.
Jheel Saif Ul Mulook (Lake Saiful Muluk)
Lying at an elevation of 3,224 meters above the sea level in the mountains, this amazing wonder of the world is located at the northern end of the Valley Kaghan, it is named after a fairy tale in which the prince name was “Saif”. It is completely surrounded by mountains, glaciers and the lake itself reflects so sharp like a crystal that you can clearly see your own reflection!
Murree is a Hill Station located in the suburbs of the capital city, Islamabad. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations and vacation spot of Pakistan. To its natural beauty, high altitude, Giant mountains and trees to its mini stalls, cabins, shooting games and cable cars! Murree has a lot more to offer than you can even think of!