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We’ve created a list of the essentials that make a country one of the world’s leading tourist destinations. With years of experience in the travel industry, we’ve reached the point that the best tourist destination is where tourists can choose and explore the most opportunities.
Here’s our take on what makes a country the number one tourist destination in the world; tell us what you think about it.
The expectations of tourists when visiting a particular place are related to various characteristics of the chosen destination: culture, architecture, gastronomy, infrastructure, landscape, activities, shopping, etc. These features attract people to their goals and contribute to their travel experience. All in all, they are essential aspects of a destination that profoundly impact its success. Therefore, research on the market segmentation of urban destinations is fundamental due to the impact on urban economic development.
Destination competitiveness refers to the ability of a brand to occupy a market position over long-term success. It is the ability to create and integrate value-added products to save resources while maintaining its position in the market compared to other competitors. For brand image, the destination’s uniqueness is the basis for the ideal positioning, making the brand unique and easily recognizable by tourists.
The Naran Kaghan Valley always comes out on top when travelling in northern Pakistan. The valley is scenic and pleasant during summer, although winter is cold.
The scenic Narankagan Valley is located in the northeast of the Manshera district. It attracts people from Pakistan and many tourists from all over the world. It is also found in the lower Himalayas in the Kaghan Valley, known for its outstanding natural landscape.
In addition, it is one of the most fantastic tourist bases in the picturesque Hazara region. Besides, many beautiful places like Shogran, Jharkhand, Saif ul Mulook, Dudipatsar, Lulusar Lake, Babusar Top, and many other things to do. Thousands of people visit Naran every day. The region’s geography and climate are mountainous, with forests and grasslands dominating the mountains above 17,000 feet above sea level.
Skardu is a paradise for climbers and hikers. A steady stream of the Indus runs through the region, passing through mountains, valleys, and forests. There is an incredible valley in the far north of Pakistan, and Skardu is one of them. Skardu is a favourite destination for climbers and hikers. Many beautiful and magical places in the Khaplu Valley attract you, with its excellent winding paths filled with tall trees. Best of all, the majestic Lake Kachura, between the floating Indus and the majestic giants, is ready to captivate you with its vibrant charm. The incredible spectacle of the cigar desert and the sheer mesmerizing beauty of Deosai.
The third is the deep red valley of Hunza, which is famous for its colourful and historical heritage. There are many attractions in Hunza, not all of which can be showcased here.
Hunza is a beautiful valley located in the Gilgit-Baltistan province of Pakistan. The valley has been a major tourist attraction for many years as the mighty Himalayas and Karakorams surround it.
Located on the Hunza River, this beautiful valley is surrounded by several peaks, including Hunza Peak, Darmyaani Peak, Rakaposhi, Ultarsar, Bojhangar Duanasir II, Ladyfinger Peak, and Genta Sar.
Ziyarat is also a place to explore. Located in southwestern Balochistan and surrounded by mountains, this area is a popular tourist destination in summer and winter. The visiting room is an ode to history and nature. Quaid e Azam Residence, also known as Ziarat Residence, is one of the main attractions in the area.
Made famous during British rule in 1892, this landmark looks like a luxurious version of an English country house in total comfort. Juniper forests are scattered in the mountains of Ziarat and Zarghoon Mountains. With trees ranging from 5,000 to 7,000 years old, the forest is a must for nature lovers. You’ll also find many endangered species such as urial, Suleiman Markhor, wolves, black bears, and flocks of native and migratory birds.
In northwestern Pakistan, the Chitral Valley is beautiful and enchanting. It is one of the major tourist destinations in Pakistan and is known for its stunning natural beauty and fascinating culture. It is located in Khyberphtunkhawn province, also west of the Kunhar River.
In addition, the valley is surrounded by the vast Hindukush Mountains, which reach a height of 7709 meters above sea level. Every corner of this valley is full of surprises.
Chitral is known as the Kalash Valley, and Pakistan’s ethnic minorities are working hard to promote their Greek culture. The best time to explore the valley is from April to October when you will find many colours and fruits. In summer, the Chitral Valley welcomes a colourful summer, while everything is covered in white capes in winter. A popular tourist destination in northern Pakistan, many tourist attractions in the Chitral Valley offer pleasant panoramic views.
Undoubtedly, Kashmir tops the list for its pleasant weather all year round. Azad Kashmir needs no introduction when talking about its stunning beauty. The blue pearls of Neelham Valley are uniquely dotted with 12 beautiful valleys, waterfalls, and rich aqua greens. Also, the valley is full of beautiful places, green meadows, and vast mountains. Everything has a lot of beauty, common strengths, and the lively culture we live in. Besides the Neelum Valley, we can also stroll through the beautiful landscape of Shardha, Toliper, and Taubat. Therefore, each location in Azad Kashmir has a unique meaning. Banjosa Lake, or Rati Gali Lake, is mesmerized by its dazzling beauty.
Since 2017, Saba Ghani has been serving as the talented and dedicated chief content writer for Pakistan Tour and Travel & EMHI Solutions. With her exceptional writing skills and in-depth knowledge of the travel industry, she has been instrumental in crafting engaging and informative content that captivates the audience. You can catch her at [email protected] or Twitter