Tourism in Pakistan

Pakistan is a country that enjoys the diversity of culture, people and landscapes. This diverse nature of the country has always been a big attraction for the 0.7 million tourists to the country.

Pakistan’s tourism industry has enjoyed its gala days during 1970s, when the uncountable amount of foreign tourists were coming to the Pakistan every year. In the beginning the tourists were more likely inclined to visit Khyber Pass, Peshawar, Karachi, Lahore, Sawat and Rawalpindi.

Pakistan is home to several mountain peaks over 7000m which attract the adventurers and mountaineers from all around the world. Especially the north part of Pakistan has many old fortresses, ancient architecture and the Hunza and Chitral valleys have no match in the beauty.

Pakistan is stated the “The top five tourists sites in Pakistan.” Pakistan government has launched many campaigns to promote the tourism in Pakistan. In the big cities of Pakistan i.e. Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad throughout the year different fairs religious festivals and sporting events are organized to contribute to the tourism campaigns. The folk festivals are indeed a special source of attraction.

The cultural and physical diversity of Pakistan has included country into a list of a tourist’s favorite to visit. Before the creation of Pakistan there were plenty of cultures and religions that existed there and each of them left various landmarks behind. Government of Pakistan is working on the ground to keep that history of cultures alive which is a source of attraction for tourists. The money Pakistan earns from its tourist industry has been spent to build major road and air networks to provide mass movements of Cargo. In Northern areas special attention is needed to build new roads. By taking tourism market seriously Pakistan can earn even more profit from the tourism industry.