There is no doubt that Pakistan is rich in resources and breathtaking natural beauty. There are numerous destinations for tourists and for couples on honeymoon to visit. You can have everything you wish to have on your honeymoon in Pakistan. Make sure you consider these places before you decide abroad for your honeymoon. They are the best places to go to in terms of affordability and comfort. You will surely have the most wonderful time with your loved one in the beautiful valleys of Northern Pakistan.
In this article, I have mentioned some of the best honeymoon places in Pakistan that will make it truly magical for you.
Best Honeymoon Places in Pakistan:
Swat Valley, Mingora, Kalam, Malam Jabba
Swat Valley makes a good honeymoon destination with its breathtaking scenery. The fresh air, just-perfect temperature, snow capped mountains, green fields, hospitable locals, luxurious hotels and good restaurants; in fact you will find everything you need at a price. Swat is often dubbed as Asia’s Switzerland. Here you can visit beautiful sites including Saidu Sharif, Mingora, Malam Jabba, Kalam, Bahrain, Ushu Forest, Madyan, Mahodand Lake. There is a skiing resort, zipline, chairlift and many other activities to do in Malam Jabba.
Muzaffarabad, Upper Neelum, Karen, Kel, Sharda
Kashmir; referred to as paradise on earth, makes another good destination for you to go with your special one. You will need a minimum of 5-6 days to cover all the beautiful places Kashmir has in store for you. You can start from Murree, making stays and enjoying places and scenes all the way to Upper Neelum and Kel. This route is packed with hundreds of sites worth seeing such as Red Fort, Muzaffarabad View Point, Kashmir waterfall, Neelum Jhelum Rivers Junction point, Keran, Sharda, Baboon, Ratti Gali Lake and Kel. You will have to take it slowly because rushing will only make you tired.
Gilgit, Hunza, Attabad, Sust Border
Hunza valley has over 12 places you can visit including Rakaposhi, Altit fort, Karimabad, Eagle Nest, Baltit fort, Attabad lake, Gojal, Passu and Sust border. All of these places have great scenes which will make sure you have the memorable and instagram-worthy honeymoon pictures. If you are going to Hunza & Gilgit, make sure you do your research and plan the entire tour well.
Attabad is a famous lake as it was created by a natural disaster when, in 2010, a landslide blocked the Hunza river and filled the valley with water. It is a marvellous place with blue water and skyrocketing mountain peaks in the surrounding. Here you can enjoy jet skiing, fishing, and boating at a price.
Naran, Kaghan, Siri Paye, Shogran, Lulusar Lake, Saif ul Malook, Babusar
Naran and Kaghan are the most visited places and they are the best to go on your honeymoon. These valleys have a lot to offer from chilling weather and lush green mountains and lakes to transport systems and hotel facilities. It might be a little hard to book a hotel so make sure you pre book rooms and plan the whole tour before you set out.
The Saif ul Muluk lake is the most famous destination in Kaghan valley. It is a part of the Saif ul Muluk National Park and is a source of the Kunhar River.
Rawalakot, Lasdana, Sudhan Gali, Tolipeer, Ganga Choti, Bagh
These are some more destinations in Azad Kashmir. They are off the route to Neelum Valley. Rawalakot is situated 3 hours drive from Islamabad. It is a moderate temperature site and has beautiful sites such as lake Banjosa and lush green mountain Tolipeer. It is an ideal low budget honeymoon destination and by “low budget,” I do not mean they are low standard.
Banjosa lake is a manmade lake but it is full of natural beauty; surrounded by lush green pine forest and mountains.
Chikar, Daokhan, Lamnia, Chikhothi
Chikar valley, also referred to as The Hidden Beauty, is one of the least explored places by tourists and couples. It is situated at a one hour drive from Muzaffarabad City. It has a lot to offer to the visitors. From lush green meadows and mountains to lakes and water ponds, this small valley is packed with natural beauty. Moreover, this valley has simple and neat hotels and has a rich culture which will give you an overwhelming experience.
Chilas, Skardu, Khaplu Palace, Shangrilla
Skardu, at the height of 7,500 ft, is the coldest place in Pakistan and is full of amazing natural sites making it ideal for couples on honeymoon. You will need over a week to visit all the places in the Swat Valley. Some of the destinations worth seeing are: Shangrilla, Manthoka Waterfall, Khaplu Palace, Lower Kachura and Upper Kachura. The two Kachura lakes are situated in the Indus river basin. There is a restaurant built on the fuselage of a plane. The Upper Kachura lake is mostly unexplored and untouched and it has wild apricot orchards. It is such a place that you will enjoy without getting tired and you will never want to leave these amazing places. Recreational activities to do here are; fishing, hiking and mountaineering. You can take a flight from Islamabad airport to Skardu airport to make the journey easier.
Leepa Valley, Lamnian, DoKhan, Naukot Village, Reshain, Sharian
To reach Leepa Valley, you will have to go through an adventurous 4-wheel ride from Muzaffarabad. It is not visited by couples as the road condition is not very good and this area is quite near the Line of Control between India and Pakistan. However, if you are looking for an adventure and want to have fun together, Leepa Valley is a good place for you.
Chitral is a diverse city with its unique and beautiful landscape and very rich culture. It might be a little difficult to travel for couples on their honeymoon but it is a place worth visiting. Chitral has a lot for you to explore and enjoy its beauty.
Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Fairy Meadows
The Fairy Meadows lie amidst the mighty Nanga Parbat. It makes a spectacular trip for couples and tourists. It is rich in pine forests, fields of grass and mountains which give a fulfilling experience. Fairy Meadows as the name suggests is truly magical and you will miss waking up to those beautiful views all your life.