The Northern Areas are the most spectacular and fascinating region of Pakistan. The three world’s famous mountain ranges meet here — the Himalayas, the Karakorams and the Hindukush.
The historic Karakoram Pass (5,575 meters), an ancient trading route between the Northern Pakistan and Xinjiang, China, gives its name to the range, which forms the watershed between the Indus and the Central Asian deserts.
The northern areas of Pakistan offer a breathtaking blend of stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and diverse wildlife. From majestic mountains to pristine valleys, there is a wealth of natural beauty to discover. Here are a few highlights of what the northern areas have to offer: Hunza Valley: Known for its breathtaking landscapes and cultural heritage, the Hunza Valley is a must-visit destination in northern Pakistan. From the ancient Altit Fort to the hot springs of Passu, there is plenty to explore in this picturesque valley. Swat Valley: The Swat Valley is a lush, mountainous valley in northern Pakistan, known for its stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and diverse wildlife. From the ancient Buddhist ruins at Mingora to the natural hot springs of Behrain, there is plenty to see and do in Swat. Gilgit-Baltistan: Gilgit-Baltistan is a region in northern Pakistan, known for its stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and diverse wildlife. From the towering peaks of the Karakoram to the glaciers of Skardu, there is a wealth of natural beauty to discover in Gilgit-Baltistan. Embark on a journey to the northern areas of Pakistan and discover the breathtaking beauty and rich cultural heritage of this region.