The most beautiful places in Pakistan

The most beautiful places in Pakistan

The best of Pakistan

Pakistan offers the most dramatic mountain scenery around the world. Besides the eight-thousanders mou­ntains, you will find here the longest glaciers outside the polar region and the beautiful lakes and valleys. Besides natural wonders, there are several admirable sights.

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Concordia
35.748, 76.524
4 594 m / 15 072 ft

#1 Concordia

The most beautiful outlook of Pakistan

One of the most beautiful mountain views of the world is the Concordia camp at the confluence of the glaciers right under the mighty peak of Gasherbrum IV. From here, there is a prominent view of the second highest mountain of the world K2. However, the view is amazing on all sides.

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Attabad lake
36.321, 74.865
2 341 m / 7 680 ft

#2 Attabad lake

The most beautiful lake in Pakistan

Attabad lake in northern Pakistan confirms that mountains have their often dramatic life. It was founded only in 2010, when a massive landslide in the mountain shut out the entire valley of river Hunza. Today it is one of the most beautiful lakes of the world because of the surrounding dramatic mountain landscape.

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Hunza Valley
36.311, 74.648
2 059 m / 6 755 ft

#3 Hunza Valley

The most beautiful valley of Pakistan

One of the most spectacular valleys of the world lies in northern Pakistan. Hunza river there broke through the main ridge of high Karakoram. You will see here one of the biggest elevation difference in the world between the top of the surrounding mountains and bottom of the valley.

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Badshahi mosque
31.588, 74.309
218 m / 715 ft

#4 Badshahi mosque

The most beautiful mughal mosque

One of the greatest jewels of the Mughal era is the Badshahi mosque, which you can visit in Lahore's old part in Punjab, Pakistan. In addition to being so beautiful, is one the world's largest mosques (over 300 years even the largest in the world). The mosque area is 160 × 160 meters and can take up to 95,000 believers

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Baltoro Glacier
35.736, 76.371
4 235 m / 13 894 ft

#5 Baltoro Glacier

Glacial highway covered with debris

The Baltoro Glacier is with 63 kilometers of long one of the longest glaciers outside the Arctic region at all. Located is in the spectacular Karakoram Mountains. Treks lead to the famous place of Concordia, overlooking the world's second highest mountain - K2

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Passu
36.47, 74.893
2 491 m / 8 173 ft

#6 Passu

An amazing place in North Pakistan

Passu is just a small settlement on the upper reaches of the Hunza River. The surrounding countryside dominates the jagged rock crest - Passu Cathedral. In addition, there are two gigantic glaciers - Batura and Passa.

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Trango Towers
35.756, 76.21
5 276 m / 17 310 ft

#7 Trango Towers

Unreal rock towers

The most difficult granite towers of the world are definitely Trango Towers, just off the Baltoro Glacier. This whole area full of glaciers and rock towers is absolutely breathtaking.

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Biafo Glacier
35.882, 75.699
4 192 m / 13 753 ft

#8 Biafo Glacier

A glacier leading to the mysterious Snow Lake

Biafo Glacier is one of the longest glaciers outside the Arctic region. It is 67 kilometers long and is formed under the Hispar la pass in the mysterious gigantic Snow Lake

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Laila peak
35.591, 76.443
6 096 m / 20 000 ft

#9 Laila peak

The most beautiful spike of Karakoram

Laila peak (6 096 m above sea level) is one of the iconic mountains of Karakoram. Not for your height, but because of its incredible acuteness. It is a monumental pyramid over the Gondogoro glacier. You can best see it at the most famous Pakistani trek from Askole to Hushe.

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Snow Lake
36.002, 75.589
4 714 m / 15 466 ft

#10 Snow Lake

Mysterious lake in the heart of Karakoram

Snow Lake is a gigantic high-altitude glacial basin at the top of the Biafo and Hispar glaciers in the heart of Karakoram. You will be here within a challenging trek through the Hispar la pass

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Fairy meadows under Nanga Parbat
35.382, 74.583
3 120 m / 10 236 ft

#11 Fairy meadows under Nanga Parbat

The most famous view of Nanga Parbat

Fairy meadows under Nanga Parbat are perhaps the most famous sightseeing spot for this eight-thousander. And thanks to the fact that it is accessible by off roads, it is a very popular place for tourists. The views of Nanga Parbat are really worth it.

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Ultar Meadows
36.356, 74.674
3 700 m / 12 139 ft

#12 Ultar Meadows

Meadows high above the Hunza valley

Highly over the valley of the Hunza River is located the beautiful Ultar meadows. Right behind you there are massive peaks and a black glacier.

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Rondu Canyon
35.59, 75.241
1 963 m / 6 440 ft

#13 Rondu Canyon

The most beautiful canyon of the Indus river

The river Indus (Sindhu) during its long journey through plateaus, Karakoram and Himalayas mountains flows through a lot of gorges and valleys. Perhaps the most beautiful of them is Ronda canyon separating Karakoram from the Himalaya.

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Satpara lake
35.229, 75.63
2 635 m / 8 645 ft

#14 Satpara lake

Iconic lake

Only a short walk from the town of Skardu is the beautiful Lake Satpara. You will find it on the way to the famous Deosai Plains.

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Passu Glacier
36.459, 74.856
2 947 m / 9 669 ft

#15 Passu Glacier

18 km long glacier

Only a short distance from the village of Passu is the scenic Passu Lake, where a huge glacier of the same name opens. There are many seven-month peaks in its surroundings.

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#16 Deosai plains

Pakistani Tibet

Deosai Plains is a high-laid plateau stretching between Karakoram and the Himalayas. For its average height over four thousand meters above sea level it is called Pakistani Tibet. Thanks to the rare fauna and flora, the Deosai National Park was established here.

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Baltit Fort
36.325, 74.67
2 441 m / 8 009 ft

#17 Baltit Fort

The most famous fort in Pakistan

Above the beautiful valley of Hunza stands in a tactical place, high above the river, the ancient Baltit fortress. The visit is certainly worth for the beautiful views of not only the nearly eight thousander Rakaposhi

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Borith lake
36.431, 74.863
2 646 m / 8 681 ft

#18 Borith lake

Beautiful lake under the Ghulkin glacier

One of the natural attractions of northern Pakistan is Borith Lake. You will find it only a short distance from the Hussaini village just below the Ghulkin glacier moraine.

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Khaplu Palace and Fortress
35.152, 76.335
2 663 m / 8 737 ft

#19 Khaplu Palace and Fortress

The jewel of mountain architecture

In Khaplu, located above the famous Shyok River, you will find the treasure of mountain architecture - palace and fortress in one. This palace was built in the mid-19th century.

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Islamabád
33.729, 73.093
572 m / 1 877 ft

#20 Islamabád

Capital of Pakistan

Islamabad is a bit of a city that is artificially built and has no monuments compared to, for example, historic Lahore. You will find here a huge mosque of Faisal, a Pakistani monument serving as a viewpoint.

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