Newly married couples need some time together after their marriage to understand each other and make a new start of their lives with some lovely and sweet memories. This trend of honeymoon is not very much common in the rural areas but newly married couples from urban areas do go to famous tourist spots. The northern areas of Pakistan serve no less than other places in the world for its unparalleled scenic mountainous beauty, fresh air and greenery all over. There are plenty of places for honeymoon in Pakistan ;
Kaghan and Naran Valleys
Famous for being the ‘Land of Fairies’, the Kaghan valley is situated in the Mansehra District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and appeals to individuals who enjoy activities pertaining to hiking, fishing and trekking. The Naran Valley is known to be one of the most attractive spots for tourists in the world and is located in the same district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. From here, tourists are able to explore places Lake Saif ul Malook, Lalazar and Noori Valley as well.
Deemed as the perfect package for honeymoon couples, Chitral is known to be a magical region, located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, near the Kunar River. A total of approximately 20,000 people reside here. Its main attractions include the Kalash and Shandoor Valley, where the people of the former are known for their culture, traditions and hospitality. The weather in this region is persistently cold throughout the winters but idea for tourism during summers.
Situated in Muzaffarabad in Azad Jammu and Kashmire, the Neelum Valley is known to be heaven on earth since it is situated on both sides of the Neelum River which beautifies it through the serene forests and hills present there. The summer season is ideal for tourism as well as relaxation for visitors.
Situated in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Swat Valley is adorned by orchids, flowers and lavish forests which add to the beauty and attraction of this region. The main attractions for tourists over here include the Swat Museum, Malam Jabba, Miandam and Madyan.
Gilgit and Skardu
Gilgit is the capital of Gilgit Baltistan and is home to some of the most attractive and popular regions of the country which include the Hunza Valley and Fairy Meadow. Hunza is a mountain valley which is located near the Hunza Rover and is bustling with tourists throughout the months between May and October. Skardu on the other hand, is the capital of the Skardu District and is known for the colorful mountains present there which serve as a beautiful landscape for honeymooners vacationing there.
Located in the Kaghan Valley on the green plateau, the Shogran Valley is at a distance of 212 kilometers from Islamabad and is home to beautiful lakes and mountains which offer tourists different leisure activities like horse riding as well as hiking.
Hunza is a mountainous valley located in Gilgit Baltistan and is situated near the Hunza River. Baltit serves to be a popular destination for tourists due to the presence of beautiful scenery of the nearby mountains which include the Hunza Peak, Ghenta Peak and Passu Peak.
This valley is known to be the country’s most visited valley and is termed as a fairy tale land due to the mountainous landscape surrounding it because of which it is known to be one of the most photogenic locations in the world.
Located in Baltistan, the Shigar Valley is watered by the Shigar Rover and is the entrance leading to the Karakoram mountains. It is known to have the largest settlement in the town of Shigar and is home to a number of different villages despite its inaccessible location.
Kahplu is the second largest region in the old Baltistan of the Yabgo Dynasty and is the administrative capital of the Ghangche District in Gilgit Baltistan. It constitutes a village near the slopes of the mountainous regions near the Shyok River and serves as the base for trekking which leads from the Hushe Valley to the Masherbrum Mountains.
Located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kalam is surrounded by thick green forests, captivating hills and serene lakes, waterfalls and meadows which add to the perfect package of it offering the ideal location for scenic beauty. It is also known to be the birth place of the Swat River which is formed by the convergence of the major tributaries of the Ushu and Gabral Rivers. Kalam also offers a great variety of lavish hotels for tourists planning to visit this region and taking advantage of the beautiful landscape being offered by it.