Babusar Pass will open again at the end of May or the start of June. It always remains closed from November till May each year due to snow! But if you want to travel in winter then you can travel via Besham.
Yes. Malam Jabba is open, and all roads are clear. You can travel without any hesitation.
The following is the complete chart of the major tourist attractions of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Pakistan.
Now start of the May is the best time to visit Ganga Choti, Leepa Valley, and Toli Peer areas in Azad Kashmir.
The weather condition in Neelum Valley is good so you can visit it in May.
It is not possible to visit K2 Base Camp solo and also it is not recommended. To visit K2 Base Camp, first, you need permission. In order to get permission, you need the services of a licensed tour company. This licensed tour company applies for NOC by attaching its guide license.
You must know that it’s more than seven days going and seven days coming back hike from Askolay. So you can’t pick up all the eating and sleeping material on your shoulders. (Northern Pakistan Tourism) Especially you need a local guide too for keeping you on the right path. Otherwise, you can divert anywhere and lost forever.
Naran Valley is currently closed due to bad road conditions but you can easily visit Swat Valley in the current situation. Naran Valley will be a good option for a summer trip in Mid May.
Half the road is carpeted and half not. You can travel on this road on a bike or car. Or you need to take a Jeep from Paras to Sharan.
No, NOC is not required to visit the Kumrat Valley.
Currently, all points in Kumrat Valley are closed due to the weather. So, better to visit Kashmir nowadays.
Is it possible to start early from Upper Domail and return back on the same day?
Upper Domail to Dock 1 (4 hours)
Dock 1 to Chita Katha (5 hours)
It’s absolutely fine to visit Kashmir in May. You can visit Kashmir without any kind of hesitation.
My plan is:
Is there any other place we can visit that is nearby on the same day?
Are roads okay in these mentioned places?
Any best route?
Any suggestions and precautionary measures will be much appreciated.
All places are mentioned in this article:
No, these services are not available in Murree or its surrounding areas, you may be totally dependent on the local taxi system.
Both have their own natural beauty but Naran and Kaghan have no comparison with Swat.
Skardu and Swat are the best places to visit on a honeymoon tour in Pakistan.
These are the famous tourist spots of Neelum Valley:
Please confirm the condition of the internet speed at the hotel’s site at Khunjrab Pass, Hunza, and Fairy Meadows.
Internet services will not be good at these places so the best option is to buy a Scom sim card and use its internet. It’s also not good but better than the DSL.
You can visit the whole of Skardu in your own car except Deosai and Bashoo Valley.
Lower Kachura Lake, Upper Kachura Lake, Cold Desert, Shigar Valley, Manthoka Waterfall, and Khaplu are famous tourist destinations that you can visit by any car.
Yes, you can easily go to Shigar Fort from Skardu in our own car.
Currently, only PIA is operating from Islamabad to Gilgit/Skardu.
The best places to visit in the North in July are Gilgit, Hunza, Naltar, Gojal, Hoper, Astore, Skardu, and Fairy Meadows.
Hunza Blossom Inn
Hunza Bliss Hotel
Hunzai Hidden Palace
Baigs Paradise Guest House
Kepal Inn Hotel and Restaurant Hoper Nagar vellay
Arcadian Inn Hunza
Airy Garden Hotel Ali Abad
If you have any questions about Northern Pakistan Tourism then feel free to ask in the comments section.