Monday, February 28, 2011

UNIQUE AND DELICIOUS TRAVEL GUIDE OF GILGIT

Gilgit has been mentioned in the annals of history has been mentioned as a prosperous trading center, its location on the ancient trade routes and relations with Astor Chila-Kaghan on one side and China on the other through Kilik and Mintaka Short and has remained under constant consideration of major powers as an important strategic point. With the construction of Karakoram Highway (KKH) and Gilgit valleys out has been in the main stream that has attracted visitors from various countries. It can be said that there are few places in the world comparable to this city and its spectacular scenic beauty. Gilgit is the headquarters of the 70,000 square kilometer Federally administered Northern Areas - Fana -. As a city of Gilgit offers nothing but high mountains like Nanga Parbat, K-2 Rakaposhi in the mighty Karakoram, glistening round horizon. In the valley colors vary with the seasons, and in autumn they look magnificent as the leaves of fruit and nut trees, red and yellow. A two-three day stay here promises visitors fun and adventure of mountain climbing, mountain hiking, trout fishing or just rest comfortably basking in the mild sun and cool mountain air - and some interesting shopping for a change.

The Gilgit Valley lies at an altitude of 1453.90 meters and is surrounded by lakes, rivers, glaciers and high mountain ranges. Some of them are the world's largest peaks, such as Nanga Parbat (8,125 meters) and Raka Poshi (7,788 meters) is located here. The best season to visit is from May to mid October. The local dialect is Shina is urdu and English also spoken and understood. Buddhist petroglyphs carved into the mountain side is worth a visit. It is around 10 km away from Gilgit. The Victory Monument of Taj Mughal was built around 700 years ago and is located at a distance of 11 km from Gilgit.

Besides Hunza Nagar Valley, other minor valleys around Gilgit Punial Valley. Sher Qila is the largest village in the picturesque Punial valley, which lies at a distance of 40 kilometers from Gilgit. Singal in Punial valley offers ideal trout fishing opportunities. It is 56 kilometers away and takes 3 hours to reach there. Yasin valley offer ideal opportunities for hiking and trekking, it lies at a distance of 160 km and the jeep journey requires about 7 hours. The picturesque Phandar lake abounds in trout, located approximately 177 km from Gilgit. The famous  Shangriala andShandur Pass connects Gilgit to Chitral. The pass remains snow-bound during winter. It is 250 kilometers and 15 hours away by jeep. Rama lake in this region offers an awe-inspiring view of the eastern side of Nanga Parbat. It is 120 kilometers away and takes 6 hours to get there. For adventure-loving tourist, hiker angler, art lover, mountaineer or polo enthusiast, there are few places in the world, comparable to Gilgit.

Naltar is a beautiful full day outing from Gilgit. About a two hour drive away, it is an area of alpine meadows and pine forests 3,000 meters (10,000 feet) above sea level and surrounded by snowcapped mountains. Way up from its normal climbs steeply through a ravine to show up on the lush high-altitude pastures. Those who wish to stay can choose between Public Works Department rest-house, very basic local hotel or camping. Naltar is the perfect base for gentle walks through the woods and up to Naltar Lake, where fishing is excellent. The village is also the starting point for the more energetic tours throughout the 4000 (13,000 feet). Naltar Pass to Ishkoman Valley, or across the 4,800 meters (15,700 feet). Daintar Pass Chalte. Naltar has a ski school, run by the Pakistani air force, but is used for holding national skiing championship as well.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Complete Travel Guide and Tourism Of Pakistan

Complete Pakistan travel and tourism guide. Highlighting country's history, culture and traditions along with snapshots of beautiful places in the country. Your one stop guide to Pakistan travel.
Pakistan is unique! Situated in the heart of the South Asian sub-continent, it is a country with its own history and cultural tradition, fascinating in its own right. Pakistan was the site for one of the world's earliest human settlements, the great prehistoric Indus Valley Civilization, the crucible of ancient empires, religions and cultures.
The land of Pakistan ranges from lofty mountains in the north, the Karakoram and the Himalayas, through dissected plateaus to the rich alluvial plains of the Punjab. Then follows desolate barrenness of Baluchistan and the hot, dry deserts of Sindh blending into miles and miles of golden beaches of Makran coast. Come and Explore the Treasures of Pakistan with us. A visitor to Pakistan is more than a tourist - to us he is an honored guest.
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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Complete Travel Guide and Tourism Of Pakistan

Complete Pakistan travel and tourism guide. Highlighting country's history, culture and traditions along with snapshots of beautiful places in the country. Your one stop guide to Pakistan travel.
Pakistan is unique! Situated in the heart of the South Asian sub-continent, it is a country with its own history and cultural tradition, fascinating in its own right. Pakistan was the site for one of the world's earliest human settlements, the great prehistoric Indus Valley Civilization, the crucible of ancient empires, religions and cultures.
The land of Pakistan ranges from lofty mountains in the north, the Karakoram and the Himalayas, through dissected plateaus to the rich alluvial plains of the Punjab. Then follows desolate barrenness of Baluchistan and the hot, dry deserts of Sindh blending into miles and miles of golden beaches of Makran coast. Come and Explore the Treasures of Pakistan with us. A visitor to Pakistan is more than a tourist - to us he is an honored guest.
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Delicious and Perfect Travel Guide Of Pakistan

Pakistan is a tourist destination that has so much for the visitor to take in. It is measured “the next big thing” because of its potential for expansion in the areas of tourism, economy and business. Pakistan’s boundaries extend from the Indus River to the mountain valleys of Himalayas, ending at the coastline of the Arabian Sea. The landscapes of Pakistan run the gamut from arid deserts to luxuriant greeneries. It is strategically positioned as a gateway to both Asia and Europe.

Pakistan is divided into three major regions: the plateau of Balochanistan , the mountains found in the north of Pakistan like K-2 nanga parbat rakaposhi, and the lowlands of the Indus. Most of Pakistan’s food is harvested from the Indus, which creates some of the most well-irrigated and fertilized soil in all of the country. This region’s wealth of natural resources makes it one of the most populated areas of Pakistan.

For traveling northern area is much beautiful Places. Gilgit Baltistan, Hunza Nagar Skardu , Shangrila, Swat, murree, Malakand , saiful malook & malam jabba are located in northern area

Whoever said having fun in Pakistan is impossible? With all of the beautiful destinations in this country, there are unlimited possibilities for travelers. Pakistan is ideal for hiking, mountaineering, trekking, and other sports.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

The Land Of Most Adventure and Nature Of Pakistan

From the powerful stretches of the Karakorams in the North to the vast alluvial delta of the Indus River in the South, Pakistan remains a land of high adventure and nature. Trekking, mountaineering, white water rafting, wild boar hunting, mountain and desert safaris, jeep, camel and yak safaris, trout fishing and bird watching are a few activities, which attract the adventure and nature lovers to Pakistan.

Pakistan is gifted with a rich and varied flora and fauna. K-2, High Himalayas, Karakoram and the Hindukush ranges with their alpine meadows and permanent snow line, coniferous forests down the sub-mountain scrub, the vast Indus plain merging into the great desert, the coast line and wetlands, all offer a remarkably rich variety of vegetation and associated wildlife including avifauna, both endemic and migratory. Ten of 18 mammalian orders are represented in Pakistan with species ranging from the world's smallest surviving mammals, the Mediterranean Pigmy Shrew, to the largest mammal ever known; the blue whale 
Gilgit, Hunza, Nagar, Shangrila,and Skardu are also Beautiful places for traveling
From the powerful stretches of the Karakorams in the North to the vast alluvial delta of the Indus River in the South, Pakistan remains a land of high adventure and nature. Trekking, mountaineering, white water rafting, wild boar hunting, mountain and desert safaris, jeep, camel and yak safaris, trout fishing and bird watching are a few activities, which attract the adventure and nature lovers to Pakistan.

Pakistan is gifted with a rich and varied flora and fauna. High Himalayas, Karakoram and the Hindukush ranges with their alpine meadows and permanent snow line, coniferous forests down the sub-mountain scrub, the vast Indus plain merging into the great desert, the coast line and wetlands, all offer a remarkably rich variety of vegetation and associated wildlife including avifauna, both endemic and migratory. Ten of 18 mammalian orders are represented in Pakistan with species ranging from the world's smallest surviving mammals, the Mediterranean Pigmy Shrew, to the largest mammal ever known; the blue whale