Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit

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Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit

Fortunately, Pakistan is greatly blessed when it comes to natural beauty and the diverse rich culture that together makes it a perfect holiday destination. From mountains to valleys, lakes, landscapes and cities, everything will entrap you in their magic. However, valleys overall have so much to offer which are spread all across the country that we honestly think you should never miss on them.

  1. Hunza Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Hunza ValleyThe valley of Hunza is located at 8200 ft above sea level and shares a border with Pakistan’s dear friend China. Once You are here, the spellbinding places like Gulmit, Passu, Sost, Shimsal, Karimabad, Altit Fort, Baltit Fort, Rakaposhi Base Camp and Aliabad will leave your mouth wide open.

  1. Shigar Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Shigar ValleyShigar valley was name after its river Shigar. The valley is spread around 170 km from Skardu to Askole and serves as an entry to the high mountains of the Karakoram. If you love hiking or trekking, you will love this valley in Gilgit, Baltistan.  Moreover, you can also visit Tisar village, Basha valley, Shigar river, Sesko village and Bisil.

  1. Skardu Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Skardu ValleyBetween the Shigar River and Indus River lies Skardu valley with exquisite view to the Karakoram mountain range. Places you can visit in the valley include Kharpochi Fort, Upper Kachura Lake, Lower Kachura Lake, Shigar Cold Dessert and Shangrilla Forest. The K-2 Base Camp is also not very far from here.

  1. Naltar Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Naltar ValleyNaltar valley is located near Hunza and is basically a forested region in Gilgit Baltistan. It provides beautiful sceneries with pine forest, unique wildlife, snow-clad mountains and its unique seven lakes. The Naltar Ski Resort also holds Ski competitions annually.

  1. Gorikot Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Gorikot ValleyIf you want to live between the lofty mountains, green forest and beautiful landscapes then Gorikot is for you. Located in the Astore District, it holds its own significance because of  Deosai plains. Camping here will give you a view of the night sky like never before.

  1. Hopar Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Hopar ValleyHopar valley is majorly known for Rush Lake as it is the second highest lake in South Asia in terms of elevation and one can also witness the K-2 viewpoint from here. This picturesque valley is located at 10 kilometers from Nagar valley and has much more to offer like Spantik Golden Peak, Hopar Glacier, Bawalter and Miar peak.

  1. Hushe Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Hushe ValleyThe Hushe Valley is the highest in the Ghanche district Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan so it is obvious that it is also a home of the highest mountains. There are many sub valleys here which include Gondogor, Charkusa, Nagma, Nanbroq and Mashabrum and there are also several peaks surrounding them.

  1. Rama Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Rama ValleyRama valley is situated on top of Astore District of Gilgit Baltistan at an elevation of 11,000 feet. With thick forests of pine and juniper trees and top destinations like Rama Lake, it is worth the effort of going up.

  1. Gupis Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Gupis Valley

Another valley located in Ghizer District of Gilgit Baltistan is Gupis. Khalti lake attracts most of the visitors and locals as it is also famous for fishing trouts.

  1. Shandur Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Shandur ValleyImagine a valley that is 12,500 feet above sea level, yes Shandur is one like that present in Ghizer District. It is 200 kilometers from Gilgit and 150 kilometers from Chitral. Here you will also find the best polo ground in the world which is referred to as “roof of the world”.

  1. Quetta Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Quetta ValleyAt an altitude of 5,500 feet above sea level, Quetta is Pakistan’s only high-altitude major city. Famous for its fruit orchards and large variety of dry fruits, Quetta Valley gives you that vibes of being in heaven. You can visit numerous places in Quetta which include Pishin Valley, Quaid-e-Azam Residency, Ziarat, Zarghoon Mountains and Chiltan National Park.

  1. Moola Chotok Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Moola Chotok ValleyChotok waterfalls surrounded by tall textured cliffs and green scenery is a rare sight that this valley near Khuzdar offers. Moola river flows through these mountains. The water is warm and has a variety of fishes unique to this river only. There is also a small beach for serene experience.

  1. Kaghan Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Kaghan ValleyKaghan Valley is one of the most famous and visited place in whole Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, if not Pakistan. The valley starts at elevation of 2,100 feet and ends at an elevation of 13,700 feet at Babusar Top. You can visit tons of other nearby places after reaching Kaghan Valley like Saif ul Muluk lake, Lulusar-Dudipatsar lake, Naran and Shogran.

  1. Swat Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Swat ValleySwat valley is a part of the administrative district of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa. Visitors come here to see the natural waterfalls, meadows and mountainous sceneries.

  1. Chitral Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Chitral Valley

It indeed is the most beautiful valley in whole Pakistan at a decent elevation of 5,000 feet. Upper Chitral is still less explored because of the difficulty to reach those places but those who have been there speak high about the small lakes, streams and green fields found throughout the valley.

  1. Kalash Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Kalash Valley

Surrounded by the mighty Hindu Kush mountain range in Chitral, Kalash valley is another gem of this region. There are alos sub valleys nearby which include Bumboret, Rumbur and Burir. Among them, Rumbur is the most famous for its colorful Chilam Joshi Festival which is held every year.

  1. Kalam Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Kalam ValleyIf you have ever set wallpapers of the most beautiful scenes from the valleys, then you can get a chance to witness the same beauty in this valley. One of the most prolific and spellbinding glacial lakes of Kalam include Izmis and Kundol lake.

  1. Bahrain Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Bahrain ValleyLess than an hour from Madyan, you will reach Bahrain valley which is famous for not only its mesmerising landscapes but also beautifully carved wooden chairs, tables and other handicrafts. Bazaars in Bahrain valley are worth exploring for their handicrafts.

  1. Kallar Kahar Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Kallar Kahar ValleyIn the sub division of Chakwal District, Kallar Kahar is the hub for most of the visitors.  You get everything here like the famous Kallar Kahar lake, Neelwan waterfall and Swaik lake along with other entertainment places.

  1. Chamkoon Valley

Top 20 Breathtaking Valleys in Pakistan Everyone Should Visit - Chamkoon Valley

Chamkoon valley is situated in Dhok Nagial, Jalalpur, Punjab. Tourist spots of Chamkoon valley include Khewra Salt Mine and Shrine of Pir Syed Ghulam Haider Ali Shah. Khewra Salt Mine is located in Khewra, Pind Dadan Khan. It is Pakistan’s largest, world’s oldest and second largest salt mine.