Future of tourism in Pakistan is vibrant. Pakistan is undoubtedly a beautiful country to travel to. It is situated on one of the most beautiful landscapes on earth. Pakistan is far prettier than people think of. The features of its eternal beauty are gorgeously attractive. Every corner of Pakistan is carrying treasures ready to be unfolded and explored. Pakistan inevitably moves natural beauty with deep roots in history. Equipped with melodious mountain ranges from the north to the beautiful rural areas in the east. Pakistan is a living paradise. Those who wish to explore delicate nature at large Pakistan is the place they will be looking for. And it is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world.
Pakistan has always attracted tourist at huge numbers since its existence. And there are many reasons for its hosting tourism. People from all over the world have praised and approved it as heaven on earth. Now there are a few reasons I am going to emphasize. It is for people to understand why Pakistan is one of the most esthetical countries in the world. I have written about many countries and this is my first time to write about Pakistan. You can read my travel blogs in this scenario or can read my book ” In love with Japan”.
1.7 Million tourists visited Pakistan in 2017
Amazing isn’t it?. Since the security situation has improved rapidly in Pakistan ( Thanks to Pakistan Armed forces). There has been considerable growth in the tourism industry. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), last year. Revenue from tourism contributed around $19.4 billion to Pakistan’s economy and made up 6.9pc of gross domestic product. The WTTC expects that amount to rise to $36.1 billion within a decade.
Pakistan is a land of fairy meadows. Five of the world’s fourteen highest peaks. Including the famed and deadly K2, are found in Pakistan. If you are into your climbing, rafting or trekking. Pakistan is the country for you. Fairy Meadows is one of the most popular and beautiful places to hike in Pakistan.
With the view of the 8,125 m high beast that is Nanga Parbat. One of the highest mountains in Pakistan, only second to K2. It is considered to be one of the most accessible hikes. That will allow you to witness an 8,000 m high mountain without doing a multi-day trek. If you are traveling in Pakistan, a visit to Fairy Meadows is a must.
15 Amazing Facts about Pakistan
In order to explain the Future of Tourism in Pakitan. And for those who do not know Pakistan in reality here is a few eye-openers.
1- Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is the 6th most populous country in the world.
2- Sialkot, located in Pakistan, is the world’s largest producer of handsewn footballs.
3- Pakistan is the world’s first Islamic country to attain nuclear power.
4- Pakistan has the highest paved international road – The Karakoram Highway (KKH).
5- Pakistan has the largest canal-based irrigation system in the world.
6- Pakistan has the world’s largest ambulance network
7- K-2 (Chagori) is the highest mountain peak in Pakistan and the second highest in the world.
8- Pakistan also has one of the oldest civilizations in history. Mehrgarh, dating back to 6000 B.C.
9- Pakistan has a rare species of ‘Blind Dolphin’ found in the water of Indus River. It is the second most endangered freshwater dolphin species in the world
10- The ‘Khewra Salt Mine’ in Pakistan is the second largest and oldest salt mine in the world.
11- Pakistan has the only fertile desert in the world. The Tharparkar desert – located in Sindh province.
12- The world’s most extensive glacial system outside the polar regions. The Biafo Glacier – is in Pakistan.
13- Pakistan is the only Muslim country after Turkey to open Combat Jobs for women.
14- Gwadar port is the largest deep sea port in the world
15- Located at the northern end of the Kaghan Valley. Lake Saiful Muluk is one of the highest lakes in Pakistan. At an elevation of 3,224 m (10,578 feet) above sea level.
It is entirely impossible to describe Pakistan’s ravishing esthetic in just one article. Yet people must know how beautiful real Pakistan is. I will be writing further in this scenario. To help people understand what treasures Pakistan carries. The viable future of the tourism industry in Pakistan is feasible and inevitable fact.
Special thanks to, Mr.Ashfaq Zaidi and Mr.Faisal Malik ( Editor in chief- Pakistan Observer) for publishing my article.
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