Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is federally administered as part of the Islamabad Capital Territory. Islamabad is the 9th largest city in Pakistan. This is also known as the most beautiful and well-planned city in the world. The city is known for the presence of several parks and forests, including the Margalla Hills National Park and Shakarparian Park. Faisal Mosque, Pakistan Monument, Daman-e-Koh, Margala Hills, Lok Virsa Heritage Museum, Rawal Lake, Lake View Park, Jungle World – Ayub National Park, and many more are some of the best places to visit in Islamabad, Pakistan. The best time to visit Islamabad is from December to March.
Lahore is the capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab, Lahore is the country’s 2nd largest city after Karachi, as well as it is also the 18th largest city proper in the world. This place is also known as the ‘City of Gardens’ because of its many parks and gardens. Lahore is known for its rich culture and lively atmosphere. This place is also known as ‘The Heart of Pakistan’. This place is also the second richest city in Pakistan. Lahore Fort, Badshahi Mosque, Shalimar Bagh, Sheesh Mahal – Palace of Mirrors, Minar-e-Pakistan, Museum of Lahore, Wazir Khan Mosque, Jahangir’s Tomb, and many more are some of the best places to visit in Lahore, Pakistan. The best time to visit Lahore is from December to February.
Karachi is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. It is the largest city in Pakistan and the seventh-largest city proper in the world. Karachi is the richest city in Pakistan. With its location on the Arabian Sea, Karachi serves as a transport hub and is home to Pakistan’s two largest seaports, the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, as well as Pakistan’s busiest airport, Jinnah International Airport. Karachi is one of the world’s fastest-growing cities and has communities representing almost every ethnic group in Pakistan. Mohatta Palace, Mazar E Quaid, Jinnah Mausoleum, Clifton Beach, Pakistan Air Force Museum, Frere Hall, National Museum of Pakistan, Port Grand, Charna Island, Hawke’s Bay Beach, Safari Park, Aladdin Park, Chaukhandi Tombs, and many more are some of the best places to visit in Karachi, Pakistan. The best time to visit Karachi is from December to February.
Fairy Meadows is named by German climbers and locally known as ‘Jaugth’, is a grassland near one of the base campsites of the Nanga Parbat which is situated in Diamer District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Fairy Meadows is famous for its beautiful lush green plateaus and World’s ninth biggest mountain Nanga Parbat and located in Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan, at an altitude of about 3,300 meters above the sea level. The trip to Fairy Meadows is one that demands courage and stamina. Raikot Bridge – Starting Point, Fairy Meadows Road, End of the Jeep road, Fairy Meadows, Behal Campsite, Nanga Parbat Base Camp, and many more are some of the best places to visit in Fairy Meadows, Pakistan. The best time to visit Jaugth is from December to February.
Hunza is a mountainous valley, which is situated in the autonomous Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. This valley is situated at an elevation of 2,438 meters. The visitors to Hunza are overwhelmed by the rugged charm, the fragrant breeze singing through graceful poplar trees and the velvet-like green carpet of wheat fields, set against the background of snow-covered mountains. The two states of Hunza and Nagar were formerly one, ruled by a branch of the Shahreis, the ruling family of Gilgit, whose seat of government was Nagar. Baltit Fort, Khabasi Residence, Attabad Lake, Ultra, Shispare, Lady Finger, Hunza Peak, Hopar Valley, Passu Sar, Rakaposhi View Point, Bojohagur Duanasir, Kachel Lake, and many more are some of the best places to visit in Hunza Valley, Pakistan. The best time to visit Hunza Valley is from May to September.
So these are some of the dishes you must try in Pakistan:
Seeji, Seiji & Dum Pukht
This food is basically referred to letting the dish breathe in its own aroma or juices to make it more flavourful. Therefore large handis are sealed with dough or cloth to trap the steam, which then cooks the meat or rice until tender.
Haleem and Hareesa
It is basically a mixture of beef or mutton, (or sometimes chicken or minced meat), lentils, wheat, and spices, cooked for seven to eight hours; the result is a well-blended smooth paste known as Haleem or Hareesa.
Halwa is typically made with a mixture of fried semolina and sugar syrup, which is then combined with nuts such as pistachios and almonds.
Kebabs are basically a dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted or grilled on a skewer or spit.
Biryani and Pulao
Biryani is a layered rice preparation, traditionally made with cooked meat and rice. The meat is flavored with warm spices and gravy with tomato or onion.
So these were some of the must-try recipes in Pakistan. But what about Shopping? So here are some of the market places you must visit in Pakistan If you are a shopping lover:
1. Zainab Market. Karachi.
2. The Raja Bazaar. Rawalpindi.
3. Anarkali Bazaar. Lahore.
4. Qissa Khawani Bazaar. Peshawar.
5. Kalam Bazaar.
So these are some glimpses of Pakistan. But these are just not enough to introduce this city. So if you are a Honeymooner and thinking of coming to Asia. So Pakistan could also be your dream place.
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