Best places to visit in Pakistan during winter season

By Matthias Samuel

Hunza valley Hunza is a mountainous valley in the autonomous Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. Hunza is situated in the northern part of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. situated at an elevation of 2,438 meters, Hunza is known as heaven on earth. The valley is surrounded by various mountain peaks and provides a stunning view in the winter season when the snow encases these mountains in a white blanket. It sure is freezing cold but definitely an experience one needs at least once in a lifetime. Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir Neelum District is the northernmost district of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Running parallel to the Kaghan Valley, it is separated from it by snow covered peaks, some over 4000 meters above sea level.  The area is also ideal for mountain tourism. Coaches ply daily on this route and accommodation facilities are also available at places of tourist attraction.  Malam Jabba It is a Hill Station in the Hindu Kush mountain range nearly 40 km from Saidu Sharif in Swat Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is equipped with various tourist facilities including chair lift, ice-skating rinks, and skiing platforms. Gorakh Hill (Dadu) Surprisingly, Sindh also has its own hill station. It is also known as ‘Murree of Sindh’, Gorakh Hill station lies on the border of Sindh and Baluchistan. It receives minimal snowfall but temperature in winter falls below zero and you find yourself in a freezing icy, cold night. Murree Perhaps the most famous tourist destination. Murree is also known as ‘Malka e Kohsar’. It receives good snowfall in the winter season which is its biggest attraction besides being easily accessible and economical. Changla Gali, Dunga Gali, Bara Gali, Pindi Point, Patriata and the iconic Mall Road are the most popular areas of Murree Hills that are covered with a blanket of snow in winters.

Hunza is a mountainous valley in the autonomous Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. Hunza is situated in the northern part of Gilgit-Baltistan. situated at an elevation of 2,438 meters, Hunza is known as the heaven on earth.

The valley is surrounded by various mountain peaks and provides a stunning view in the winter season when the snow encases these mountains in a white blanket. It sure is freezing cold but definitely, an experience one needs at least once in a lifetime.

Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir

Neelum District is the northernmost district of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Running parallel to the Kaghan Valley, it is separated from it by snow-covered peaks, some over 4000 meters above sea level.

The area is also ideal for mountain tourism. Coaches ply daily on this route and accommodation facilities are also available at places of tourist attraction.

Malam Jabba

It is a Hill Station in the Hindu Kush mountain range nearly 40 km from Saidu Sharif in Swat Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

It is equipped with various tourist facilities including chair lift, ice-skating rinks, and skiing platforms.

Gorakh Hill (Dadu)

Surprisingly, Sindh also has its own hill station. It is also known as ‘Murree of Sindh’, Gorakh Hill station lies on the border of Sindh and Baluchistan.

It receives minimal snowfall but the temperature in winter falls below zero and you find yourself in a freezing icy, cold night.

Murree

Perhaps the most famous tourist destination. Murree also is known as ‘Malka e Kohsar’.

It receives good snowfall in the winter season which is its biggest attraction besides being easily accessible and economical. Changla Gali, Dunga Gali, Bara Gali, Pindi Point, Patriata and the iconic Mall Road are the most popular areas of Murree Hills that are covered with a blanket of snow in winters.