Why Visit Pakistan?
Pakistan’s landscape is unique and varied, with high altitude mountain ranges in the North; a series of low mountain ranges from North to Southwest; plains and deserts to East; and warm and captivating beaches of the Arabian Sea to the South. With 7,253 known glaciers, Pakistan has more glacial ice than any other country on Earth outside the Polar regions.
The northern areas of Pakistan meet the three spectacular mountain ranges, Karakoram, Hindukush, and the Himalayas. Pakistan has five of the 14 highest independent peaks in the world (the eight thousanders), including K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum I & II, and Broad Peak. Home to 108 peaks above 7,000 meters and over four thousand peaks above 6,000 meters, an entire series can be devoted to mountains of Pakistan. Other than the lofty mountains the north offers cultural heritage, beautiful valleys, natural lakes, glaciers and an array of rare fauna and flora.
The Polo festival at Shandur Top in Gilgit Baltistan is an out of world experience with the backdrop of snowy mountains, Kalash festival and Karachi pearl and their way of Life, hardly can be fine anywhere els.