(MAMOSA Report); Oct 1, 2016 — Here are some fascinating and scenic shots of Northern areas of Pakistan with Hamayun Rabab’s music playing in the background.
“There is no need to go to Europe when we have beautiful places like these in Pakistan,” said one Pakistani. Some call it heaven on earth.
The pictures are from different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), including Kalam, Kaghan, Swat Valley, Hunza Valley, Shangrila, Neelum Valley, Chitral, Gilgit,and Karakoram Range.
According to latest reports, more than one million tourists, locals and foreigners, visited the northern areas during the current season.
“The growth in tourists visiting these areas increased by 25% as compared to last year due to measures taken by the government to improve law and order situation in those areas,” said Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Policy and Promotion Manager Mukhtar Ali to Express Tribune.
Pakistan has the distinction of having five peaks above 8,000 meters each, including the second loftiest mountain, K-2.
Pakistan also has the largest glaciers on the globe outside the polar region, which offers tremendous attraction for adventurers.