Northern Areas of Pakistan
Pakistan tour and travel believes Northern area of Pakistan is the hub of the worlds greatest mountain chains. K2 and Concordia , Chitral and the Hindukush, Rakaposhi and the beautiful Hunza valley with its hospitable and loving people , Nanga Parbat and the Himalayas, such are the name that can make you feel craving for their love. Northern Areas of Pakistan is blessed with the greatest Volume of high mountains concentration of lofty peaks on earth. With in a small area there are like 100 mountain peaks above 7000 meters, five of which tower above 8000 meters:K-2 (8611 m), Nanga Parbat (8125 m) Gasherbrum 1 (8068 m), Broad Peak (8047 m) Gasherbrum 1 ( 8035 m), and the longest glaciers out side polls on earth, where the mighty Himalaya, Karakorum, Pamir and Hindukush all meet. Northern Area of Pakistan is famous for great locations. Pakistan Northern Areas are enchanting for mountaineers. Northern Pakistan tours are best offered by Pakistan tour and travel in Northern areas Pakistan.
Northern Areas of Pakistan Tour Packages 2017
Northern areas of Pakistan are still largely uncovered. Northern areas of Pakistan are among few locations in the world which still has very less population. Various peaks in northern areas of pakistan are still unclimbed and unchallenged. Various lakes in northern areas of pakistan are yet to be discovered. Most of the areas where the tourist are stall relatively new phenomenon. There was a time when accessibility to these remote areas was beyond the human image and was totally in a natural lock-up due to lack of roads and communication. It is on record that when the British India Govt. under the command of Col. Durand moved its forces to conquer the small kingdoms of Hunza and Nagar, in 1889.It faced great trouble and difficulties while moving through the gorges with their equipment towards Hunza . The journey was so difficult that a soldier got Victoria Cross the British highest military gallantry award in this small battle. The Story is very long and there is no place to mention here. However, after construction of the 8th wonder of the world,” the Karakoram Highway” in 1976 , now the accessibility to these areas is very easy.
Pakistan Northern Areas Tour Packages
An exciting overland journey from Islamabad over Karakorum Highway to Hunza Valley & Khunjerab Pass, then over the scenic Shangla Pass to the fertile Swat valley. The trip end at Peshawar, the historic gateway to Indian sub-continent.As you travel on Karakorum Highway, reputed as eighth wonder of the world, you enjoy fascinating views of challenging peaks rising above 7,000 meters. Nanga Parbat, at 8,125 m is the highest of peaks we see during our journey. Then you arrive at the meeting place of the three highest mountain ranges of the world: The Karakorum, Himalayas and Hindukush.As you arrive at Khunjerab Pass at 4,733 m you are on the border of not only China & Pakistan, but also of Pamir and Karakorum ranges. A trip to Swat & Peshawar will introduce you to the historic Gandhara Buddhist heritage and traditions of Pathan culture.