Pakistan is a relatively small country located on the subcontinent. Due to its unique geography it has many beautiful places for tourists to visit. Thousands of tourists visit Pakistan every year to witness its serene natural beauty and amazing culture. According to a recent survey around 62% of Pakistan’s population lives in rural areas. Due to the majority of the population living in rural areas an amazing village culture has formed in Pakistan. Many tourists like to visit the rural areas of Pakistan to experience village life,it reminds them of simple times when life was not as complicated as it is now. Some of these villages are located at the snowy mountain peaks of the Northern areas, some alongside the river banks of Punjab and some at the base of beautiful mountains. Following are the few amazing villages of Pakistan.
Passu Village is located near Hunza beside the Karakoram Highway. Gulmit is located just a few kilometers away from Passu Village. Passu Village is an amazing village with beautiful scenery full of lush Meadows. Its locals are known for growing fresh organic produce. The Passu Village not only offers an amazing view to the Passu Glacier but also to the Passu Cathedral on the other side often referred to as the Passu Cones.
These awe inspiring mountains are sculpted by the hand of nature itself over a span of thousands of years. Tourists from all around the world come to visit these snow capes and are mesmerized by their natural beauty. The village is located beside a beautiful and gaping river. The river adds an extra layer of charm to this beautiful village. The village offers a serenity full of charming flowers and vegetation that is difficult to find in this modern world.
Deep in the Northern areas of Pakistan there is a beautiful village covered with beautiful Meadows full trees, shrubs and herbs. The valley of Kalash is known for its medicinal herbs. The locals here not only collect wild herbs for treatment of various ailments but also cultivate few herbs for the medicinal benefit. Not only are leaves of these plants used as medicine but also their shoots and seeds have beneficial effects.
The village of Birir is located in the Chitral district of Pakistan. It is not only known for its flora and fauna but also due to its immense cultural significance. Its women are known for their enchanting beauty with their decorative clothing and jewelry. They wear attractive hats embellished with feathers of exotic birds. The women also wear dark and pink clothes with yellow patches. This village is a popular tourist destination among national tourists who want to connect with their national heritage.
Ghizer Village is located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. Not only Ghizer Village but also the Gilgit-Baltistan region itself is famous among tourist for its natural beauty. The Gilgit-Baltistan region was previously referred to as “The Northern Areas” because of their geographical location in the north of Pakistan. The Ghizer Village is not well known by tourists and consequently under-appreciated, which is a shame as it is a beautiful village with a Sapphire river running through it. It is actually an amazing tourist spot for tourists who want a simple relaxing vacation as this village is not usually crowded with tourists due to its lack of reputation and anonymity. When the wind flows through the trees it makes an amazing hissing sound which can be heard from far away and feels like the symphony of nature itself. In the spring when the flowers Bloom the village is surrounded by them and their scent fills the air which just adds to the beauty of this mystical place.
Ganesh Village is a small village located near the Hunza Valley. Ganesh Village is known for its ancient History. It is actually named after the Hindu dirty Ganesh of the same name. It is actually situated on the famous ancient trade route called “The Silk Road”. Silk Road was an ancient route in the subcontinent. Ganesh Village was the first village built on this ancient trade route. It was built to serve the purpose of a safe haven for the travelers and merchants. It has many watchtowers for this very reason. Later the Islamic merchants also built many mosques here for themselves. Locals here have preserved the culture of these ancient civilizations and also have carried on their customs. The biggest evidence of the ancient culture still preserved here is the encyclopedia that is archived here and protected as the heart of the village. The Village is surrounded by beautiful mountains and the lush green valleys. The trees are tall and the flowers are full of colors and in the spring their scent reaches everywhere.
Arang Kel,a small village in Pakistan, is known for its natural beauty among national and international tourists. It is a small hill station in the Kashmir region of the subcontinent and is located near the Neelam Valley. The village is very famous for its beautiful geographic location at the base of tall mountains. The village is covered with greenery; it appears as if there is a green blanket over it. The Kashmir region itself is very famous for its hypnotizing tourist locations and the Arang Kel Hill Station is its gem. People love to come here and enjoy the beautiful view and peaceful environment.
Marala is a tiny village in the Gujarat region of Pakistan. Due to the lack of modern development the village has preserved its customs and more importantly simple and holistic way of living. It is located in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It has carried on many of the classic Punjabi customs and tourists love to travel here to try out the traditional Punjabi dishes.
In the province of KPK there is a small village surrounded by natural forests full of flora and fauna called the Matiltan Village. It is a relatively secluded place away from modern civilization and is surrounded by the local wildlife. Nature and Wildlife lovers from all around the world love to visit here for its biodiversity. Due to its remoteness it provides a great tourist destination to relax and enjoy a calming vacation. There is a river nearby where many of the tourists visit to catch fish. The river has many different species of local fish. The main tourists here are national and international tourists who have come here to connect with nature. It is an amazing retreat if you want to have a special express as well.