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Top 10 Best snowfall places in Pakistan

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Best snowfall places in Pakistan
Best snowfall places in Pakistan

As December is already finished. Most of the Northern areas of Pakistan have become turned into beautiful snow fairylands. In this blog, we mentioned the top 10 best places to get snowfall in Pakistan or you can say the Best snowfall places in Pakistan.

As we know, locals and other foreigners get vacations during the end of December and the beginning of January. So, many people are interested in visiting the mountains to have fun with snowfall.

If you are wondering how a snowflake becomes melts in the palm of your hand. Then, this blog post is for you. Visit the mentioned mountains and valleys during the winter season for the ultimate snowfall experience.


Top 10 Best Snowfall Places in Pakistan

The following are mentioned top 10 places that are the best for honeymoons, family tours, and university, college, and school tours in winter for those persons who love to enjoy snowfall.

  1. Ziarat
  2. Hunza Valley
  3. Skardu
  4. Kaghan Naran Valley
  5. Swat Valley
  6. Kalash Valley
  7. Leepa Valley
  8. Kel Valley
  9. Peer Chanasi
  10. Murree
  11. Hana Lake
  12. Galiyat
  13. Kashmir
Top Tourist Places to visit in Skardu
PIA at Skardu Airport – Shutterstock image

1. Ziarat

Ziarat is famous for the presence of the second largest Juniper (a kind of Shrub) forest in the world. Ziarat is also famous for its fruits. Here, the best quality Apple and Cherry are found in winter.

It is just 130 km from Quetta. The time by the drive to Ziarat is 2 hours. Ziarat’s altitude is about 8,850 ft (2,700 miles). It is just 130 km from Quetta. The time by drive to Ziarat is 2 hours. Ziarat’s altitude is about 8,850 ft (2,700 miles).

Ziarat is a cold place in winter as well as in Summer. Quaid-e-Azam (the founder of Pakistan) had spent his last days in Ziarat.

How to reach Ziarat?

By Bus

There is no direct public transport from Karachi to Ziarat. Although, there is a bus service from Karachi to Quetta. The fare is Rs 3,000.

 By Car

The distance is about 812 km. If you drive to Ziarat, you will have arrived at Ziarat in 12 hours without any stoppage.

By Train

The train will take you to Quetta but not to Ziarat city. The Bolan Mail runs from Karachi to Quetta via Kotri, Sehwan, Dadu, Shikarpur, Sibi and Kolpur. Now take a taxi or any local bus to Ziarat.

2. Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley is famous for its snow-capped and lumpy mountains. It is situated on the bank of River Hunza. It is also a stunning place in the extreme of north Pakistan. It is located in Gilgit Baltistan.

Here, you must visit Khunjerab Pass. The highest border crossing in the world is between Pakistan and India. It gets super snowy in winter as well as in summer (June, and July). It is closed almost half of the year.

How to reach Hunza Valley?

The distance of Hunza Valley from Karachi is about 2,000 km. There is no direct connection between Karachi to Hunza either by bus, train, or plane.

Hunza Valley
Hunza valley snowfall

3. Skardu

Skardu is the main tourist place where the trekking and expedition hub runs. There is a place to get a clear view of K – 2, which is the second-highest peak in the world. Also, people can start trekking from Skardu.

How to reach Skardu?

By Air

There is a regular flight travels from Islamabad to Skardu. The distance is about 626 km. The flight takes roughly 1 hour to reach Skardu.

By Bus

NATCO (North Area Transport Company) Bus service is good according to local tourists. The bus leaves from Islamabad at 13:00 and the ticket price is about Rs 4,500 ($ 13) per person. The journey takes almost 27 hours to arrive in Skardu. All buses travel on Karakoram Highway N – 35. Some other services run from Babusar Top.

Skardu snowfall
Skardu snowfall

4. Kaghan Naran Valley

Actually, Kaghan Naran is two separate valleys next to each other. Tourists commonly say Kagan Naran Valley. Kaghan Naran is two stunning valleys mostly crowded all over the year except in winter. Hostels, Food prices are too high here.

Local tourists from Lahore and Islamabad are visiting by riding a bike to Kaghan Naran.


5. Swat Valley

Swat is a famous mountainous tourist attraction in the northern part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Don’t be confused, people sometimes say Swat or Swat Valley. The largest city in this region is Mingora. The Swat Valley is also known as Mini Switzerland. The distance from Islamabad to Swat is about 340 km. You can find public transport from Rawalpindi/Islamabad bus stop.

Some other snowfall places in Pakistan are Kalash Valley, Leepa Valley, Kel Valley, Peer Chanasi, Murree, Galiyat, Kashmir, and Hana Lake.

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Aliz January 7, 2022 - 7:16 am

wonderful post. good information shared. thankyou

Soon January 8, 2022 - 5:13 pm

Great content! Keep up the good work!


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