Travelling to Pakistan from UK? Here are Some Tips

Travelling to Pakistan from UK? Here are Some Tips

Don’t tell me if you are a traveling insect and Pakistan is not in your bucket list. How is this possible? Pakistan is one of the most sensational places to hang your hat in, indubitably. Hospitable people, rich culture, tantalizing street food, lush green forests, picturesque snow-capped Mountains and so on. That’s what Pakistan is all about.

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Shandoor Bohat Door (Shandoor - A place far away) - P6

Shandoor Bohat Door (Shandoor - A place far away) - P6

After exploring "Golaghmuli village" early in the morning, my hunger made me find my way back to the hotel. “Anda-Paratha-Chai” was a perfect typical combination of breakfast served in the bright sunshine. It was expected to be a hot day, and the terrain to "Langar" was not expected to be friendly either. Dry and dusty mountains with steep ascents having no sign of trees were waiting for us. I was already exhausted in the rough and tough day when we reached Teru.

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Get NOC for Karambar Lake

Get NOC for Karambar Lake

As I came to know about issues in taking NOC for Karomber Lake. I just visited last week (June 2018) that awesome landscape. So I am going to mention steps for receiving NOC.

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Solo female Travel in Pakistan

Solo female Travel in Pakistan

Pakistan is not a common destination for a solo female traveler. Visas can be difficult to obtain and most governments have strongly advised against travel there. Visas can only be obtained from the embassy in your country of origin, so if you are planning to travel there first, contact the Embassy of Pakistan in your country.

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Time Travel: when only the real explorers existed

Time Travel: when only the real explorers existed

In the month of March 2018, the TKC (The Karakorum Club) started a prize theme and asked people to share their stories which go decades back into the history of traveling and exploring. Those were all good stories, the stories which should not be limited to the theme. The purpose of sharing these some of the stories which all liked to remember for a long time. Time Travel: when only the real explorers existed

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The ruins of Gakhars clan - Pharwala Fort

The ruins of Gakhars clan - Pharwala Fort

The fort is believed to be built in 11th century by Gakhars in Potohar region far from the easily accessible paths, lying in oblivion and mourning its glorious past. The fort is built over the high ridges and protected by deep slopes. Now, its walls have disappeared from many places, but the grand beauty of the fort can be seen from some of the remaining doors.

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Autumn: The changing colors of Galiyat

Autumn: The changing colors of Galiyat

"Why not I take the Nathiagali road to reach Islamabad?" I thought, having a cup of tea in "Bhai Sweet & Hotel". The road would be more scenic filled with many interesting places like Donga Gali, Pipeline trek, Nathiagali and Muree. Unknowing the condition of the road I started off hesitantly.

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Autumn: The changing colors of Abbottabad

Autumn: The changing colors of Abbottabad

I had a wish to witness autumn colors for a long time and on Dec 1st, I decided to visit Abbottabad and Galiyat. It was a 12th Rabi' al-awwal evening and the country was celebrating the birthday of the Islamic prophet, Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). The plan was to leave late night and experience the sunrise on Karakorum Highway.

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The exquisite trek to Katora Lake

The exquisite trek to Katora Lake

Never Give Up, You won’t want to lose the energy of a lifetime in a second. Keep walking as you are almost there.

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A Drive to Hunza in April

A Drive to Hunza in April

Driving to Hunza via Karakoram Highway is a wonderful experience for someone who is keen to explore. Driving this route, one experiences the diverse nature the country possess. Among the many, there are Plain lands of Hassanabdal, Pine jungles of Chattar Plains, Tea gardens of Shinkiari, Green Hills of Kohistan, Fresh springs in Shangla, Rugged mountains of Chilas, Snowy mountains of Hunza, The Mighty Indus River, the Attabad Lake, Glacier of Passu and a lot more which I can not mention here.

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