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Pakistan is full of surprises and adventure, filled with breathtaking sceneries and locations. Additionally, the treks to some fantastic places have their unique. Hiking isn’t only an approach to shed a few pounds, investigate, value the land, and spend quality time exploring. Hiking battles pressure and nervousness and controls a few vital sicknesses, such as hypertension and heart illness. Besides, it lessens the danger of getting diabetes and advances an expansion in bone thickness, all while being an extraordinary method to remain fit as a fiddle. So visit the Top Hiking Trails of Pakistan to help your energies. We have listed some of the top treks with something to offer for the nature enthusiast, regardless of whether you are a learner or a specialist.
Miranjani Trek tops the list as it is situated in the loveliest part of North Pakistan. Miran Jani Top, located in the Abbottabad area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is most loved among trekkers. It is a significant test to move with a steeply slanted track of around 8 kilometers which takes about four hours to hike. The view from the summit incorporates River, Tarbela Lake, Abbottabad city, Thandiani, and even Nanga Parbat out there, making it justified despite the trip.
Second, on the list is the Ratti Gali Trek. Ratti Gali, arranged in Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, is principally known for the magnificent Ratti Gali Lake. The Ratti Gali Lake is an ice sheet lake nourished by the water of the encompassing ice sheets. At an elevation of around 12,130 feet, the lake is just open from Dowarian through an unmetalled street which is approximately a 19 km trek.
We have third on the list is the Fairy Meadows, commonly known as Joot, a prairie almost one of the base campgrounds of the Nanga Parbat, situated in Diamer District, Gilgit-Baltistan. With an elevation of around 3,300 meters, it fills in as the starting point for trekkers hoping to summit on the Rakhiot face of the Nanga Parbat. Fairy Meadows is a hiker’s paradise where they enjoy the immense beauty of killer mountains in the backdrop and lush green meadows on the front. Fairy Meadows can be accessible by a 12-kilometer-long jeep ride from Raikhot Bridge on the Karakoram Highway, trailed by a 5-kilometer trek. The trek is average to hard trouble, contingent upon your abilities and experience, and takes around 4 hours to finish.
Swat is the most incredible place in Northern Pakistan; several trees are worth hiking. The trek from Utror to Kandol is one of them, and it is considered a standout amongst the most beautiful walks that the Swat Valley brings to the table. Kandol Lake is situated in the east of Utror Valley. Furthermore, the 9-kilometer trek begins as generally simple but gains elevation in the last 3 kilometers, making it a more arduous trek than alternate tracks that travelers scale. But at the end of the tour, you will witness the most phenomenal views.
Last but not least is Trail 3 Islamabad. Islamabad, the world’s most beautiful capital, possesses some extraordinary treks that refresh your soul. Among the six trails on the Margalla Hills, Trail 3 is undoubtedly the most prevalent. At about 5.5 kilometers, it is perfect for tenderfoots getting ready for more challenging routes. The territory isn’t difficult to explore even though the course offers a generally steep grade amid the primary portion of the trek. Beginning from Margalla Road in F-6/3, the trek closes at Pir Sohawa.
The list of Top Hiking Trails can never end, as Pakistan owns some of the most implausible places, and every place holds unique treks. To maintain your Health and Fitness, make trails once in three months and explore your land and its hidden secrets. It will help to relieve pain, stress, and anxiety. Hike with your family and friends or even alone to see a visible difference in your temperament.
It is not a lake; Lukpe Lawo, or Snow Lake, is an elevated ice basin in the Karakoram Mountains in northern Pakistan. This is one of Pakistan’s most challenging and extended treks, and the scenery is breathtaking.
Snow Lake or Lukpe Lawo, The best hiking trail in northern Pakistan, receives several trekkers in this part of Pakistan. Snow Lake, known locally as Lukpe Lawo, received an average of 200 visitors a year and was named by Martin Convey in 1892 after being the first person to explore this hiker’s paradise.
To reach the fantastic destination, head to the Skardu Valley and take a thrilling jeep ride across the Braldu River to the last car point, Askole. From Askole, embark on a fascinating hike to the High Sky glacier basin at Lukpe Lawo or Snow Lake. Snow Lake is located on a mountain at an altitude of 4877 meters.
However, Snow Lake heads two mighty glaciers, Hespar and Biavo. Travelers usually start their trek from Askole, reach Snow Lake, and continue to Hispar in the Nagar Valley. The trek is also called Biafo Hispar La trek by travelers. So plan your trip this year to this lesser-known land and sit back alone and enjoy the serenity of nature away from the world.
Mount Godwin Austin (Choguri) is known as K2 (8611m) among world climbers and mountaineers. As the second highest mountain in the world after Mount Everest, many climbers and mountaineers from all over the world come to try to climb this most dangerous mountain every year.
K2 Base Camp or Concordia Trek is one of the most popular treks in the northern corner of Pakistan, surrounded by the steep peaks of the world, offering some of the most breathtaking views of the world’s eight thousand and stunning views of Chhogori (K2). To start this sprawling Godwin-Austin Base Camp hike, one must reach Skardu Valley, then take a jeep to Askle Valley.
From Askole, a wonderful Concordia hike begins at the base camp of K2, and other destinations can be reached through this trek. Killer Mountain Godwin-Austin (K2) Base Camp is located at 5400 meters. Due to the high altitude and the surrounding glaciers, the weather at Base Camp (K2) is usually cold and cold. Although one of the largest glaciers must be crossed, the Baltoro Glacier. So prepare and plan your hike to the “Throne of the Mountain God” or Concordia Trek.
Nestled in the shadow of the mighty Himalayan Nanga Parbat, Fairy Meadows is a popular tourist destination in the mountains of northern Pakistan. However, at 8,126 meters above sea level, Nanga Parbat is the second highest in Pakistan and the ninth highest globally.
Also, it is known as Killer Mountain. To reach this stunning destination, one must reach the Raikot Bridge near Chilas. You can rent a jeep and adventure on the most dangerous roads in the world. Afterward, travelers can trek through dark alpine forests to enjoy the beauty of Nanga Parbat.
After a long and beautiful journey of 4 hours, hikers reach a destination that takes one from this world to heaven. So grab your backpack and get ready for a fantastic trip to the Meadows Ferry to witness the beauty of nature.
Rush Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world at 4,694 meters and is a long, easy hike for beginners. The magnificent lake is in the Nagar Valley in Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. It is easily accessible via the Hopar Valley in Nagar.
The ride offers a beautiful view of the traveler’s surroundings. And it takes two days to get to beautiful Rush Lake. This hike on the lake begins in Hooper Valley. The Nagar Hooper Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, is easily accessible by car.
Surrounded by lush green meadows and majestic peaks, Lake Rush offers some stunning landscape photos in the minds of travelers. One can overlook the majestic Spantik (Golden) Peak, Miar Peak, Ultar Sar Peak, and many more. So grab your friends and embark on this long, easy hike to Rush Lake, the highest elevation.
At 4,304 meters above sea level, touching the clouds, there is an excellent trekking route to the beautiful Karambar Lake. The lake is one of the highest in Pakistan and has some of the best views around. Known locally as Qurumbar Lake, it is located in the mountains of the Ishkomen Valley in Ghizer, in the far north of Pakistan. Travelers can usually reach this stunning destination on foot through the Bruegel Valley in Chitral. But there is another long adventure road through the village of Wadiasin (Darkot) in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. This year, take your friends on this journey of discovery. You can also spend moments of solitude and tranquility at the stunning Kalambar Lake in northern Pakistan.
Last but not least, we headed to the Rakaposhi base camp located in Nagar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Usually, one of the easy day trips to the most beautiful spots in the shade of Rakaboshi Peak (7788m). It takes around 6 hours to trek from the peaceful main village of Nagar Valley.
It is commonly known as Tagafiri and has the most beautiful camps for trekkers to explore. Spend the night there with the backdrop of other famous peaks such as Rakaposhi and Diran. On the way to base camp, enjoy some great views of the grasslands of the Hapakun Valley.
Rakaposhi Base Camp is located at an altitude of about 3,500 meters. Some of the most impressive sights will make someone fall in love. So pack your trekking backpack and explore this natural part of Pakistan with your loved ones.
Not only that, Pakistan has a lot of tourist attractions and trekking routes. Along with hundreds of mountains yet to be climbed. One can walk around the north of Pakistan. A part of nature to discover the world and explore it further.
Since 2017, Saba Ghani has been the chief content writer for Pakistan Tour and Travel & EMHI Solutions. You can catch her at [email protected] or Twitter
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