Record number of tourists rushed KPK’s scenic areas from all across the country

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Beautiful view of Kalash Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Chitral – the scenic beauty in KPK

Chitral, which is the capital of the Chitral district of KPK, is another picnic spot for tourists. A great rush of tourists was seen at the Kalash Valley of Bumburate during Eid days. Almost all the hotels were filled with the guests and tourists arranged their beddings in the open grounds along the roadside. They were seen enjoying and cooking their meals despite no comfort of hoteling facilities. Government run PTDC hotel was already booked ahead of Eid holidays. The colder temperatures of the valley attract the tourists especially from Punjab and other hot belts of the country.

Swat Valley

Swat Valley is the symbol of the natural beauty of Pakistan. Valley is spread over a vast area and can accommodate thousands of tourists thanks to the hospitality of local residents. It is just because of friendly temperatures, rivers, lakes, and waterfalls of Swat that the visitors never get bored once they arrived in the valley. Special arrangements were done by the district administration as well to guide the tourists. Have a look at the Switzerland of Pakistan.

Timergara

Timergara, which lies at an altitude of 823 meters in the Lower Dir district of Pakistan, witnessed a big flow of vehicles for the consecutive Eid days. Most of the visitors were on their way to the beautiful Chitral and Kumrat Valley. More than a hundred thousand vehicles rushed the area during Eid days as per figures of the district administration.

Kurram and Gambila Rivers

People from different parts of the country rushed to Kurram and Gambila rivers and spent time at the scenic places of the river banks. Police and traffic wardens were deployed at the bridges to make sure the smooth flow of traffic.

Koh-i-Sufaid

Tourists from tribal districts also witnessed the snow-covered peaks of Koh-i-Sufaid and enjoyed the pleasant weather of the area. Visitors also spotted the other picnic spots.

Shangla district

Thousands of tourists from different areas reached the Shangla district and enjoyed the Eid holidays in the scenic places of its valley. They also witnessed lush green meadows, waterfalls, thick forests and natural springs there alongside facing hardships of accommodation at the local hotels. Here you go for the scenic views of Shangla Valley.

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Abbottabad

A record number of tourists arrived at Galiyat and Northern areas including Naran, Kaghan, Shogran, Lake Saif-ul-Malook and other beautiful spots this Eid. The district administration had established special facilitation centers on the Karakoram Highway where they were guided for traveling and given drinking water. People who came to visit the picnic spots also complained about the broken roads and insufficient accommodation facilities.

Naran Valley

Hotel owners in Naran Valley unreasonably increased the fares that forced many tourists to get back to their homes without staying any longer at the site. DPO of the area has appealed to the tourists not to travel to the areas unless the reservations are not confirmed to them. Naran Valley is one of the tourist’s spots of Mansehra district and around 1 million visitors rushed the valley to enjoy the Eid days.

Imran Khan decides to make Nathiagali and Ayubia the biggest tourist spots

 

Imran Khan has stayed at Nathiagali for consecutive four days this Eid. The PM has decided to make the Nathiagali and Ayubia as the biggest tourists’ spot of the country. He also ordered a survey in search of new tourist spots there. PM has also given the task to Atif Khan to give special attention to these areas so as to make it more attractable for the tourists. Imran Khan wants to establish a full-scale tourism industry in these areas, reported Tikka Khan Sani.

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