When it comes to the real and natural beauty of Pakistani areas, then Northern Areas and some part of the Baluchistan in Pakistan will always be at the top slot. It is terrorism due to which the arrival of foreign and even the domestic tourist in these areas have decreased to a considerable extent. Terrorism can reduce the number of people visiting these areas but can never and by any means diminish the reality and beauty of these regions. If Kashmir is the paradise on earth, then these areas are the paradise of Pakistan. Even Kashmir Valley has its routes with Northern Areas of Pakistan.
While talking about Northern Areas of Pakistan, most of the people take is in the areas of Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. However, the fact is that Northern Areas of Pakistan means Gilgit-Baltistan. Gilgit-Baltistan is the current name of Northern Areas of Pakistan. This area surrounded by the borders of Azad Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan, Jammu and Kashmir Xinjiang of China.
This area is the house of people of diverse culture, religion (mostly Shia Muslim), ethnic groups, and backgrounds. Moreover, the Northern Areas of Pakistan are the home of over twenty peaks that are almost of 20,000 feet. The world second highest mountain K-2 also located here.
If you are planning for vacation or tour to Northern Areas of Pakistan then following are the places and destination that you will surely like to visit.