Pakistan Where the Twain Meets
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Pakistan Where the Twain Meets

Pakistan is a place in the world which has the privilege of still preserving the monumental, historical and archeological remains of all those who ever happen to be lording over the land. There is Mohenjo-Daro and Taxila to unfold the mysteries of the Indus Valley Civilization. There are sites where Alexander the great had his battles on the banks of the river Jhelum and there is Animist Kalasha community claiming to be the descendants of Alexander and the Greeks. There is the timeless legend of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

There are several beauties of the Mogul architecture namely Badshahi Masjid, Shalimar Gardens, Jahangir Tomb and the Lahore fort. The Sikhs have their immortal imprints in the form of the birthplace of Guru Nanak Sahib. The Hindu and the Buddhist have also their remains such as Bala Hisar fort, Kanishka Stupa, Butkara Stupa, Chakdara, Sehri Bahlol and the Panjkora Valley. The Britishers have their Union Jack formation covering the clock tower and eight bazaars of Faislabad in Punjab.

There is a lot for the adventure loving tourists. The northern mountain ranges, the Hindukush, the Karakorams and the mighty Himalayas with easy to locate but difficult to ascend peaks of Kanchenjunga-2. The NagaParbat, The Trichmir and the Rakaposhi present breathtaking visuals in the early morning and during moon lit nights. These ranges and the Saichen and Hispar pass are marvelous for mountaineering, trekking, pesisir, skiing, horse or jeep safari and angling. There is one of the longest glaciers of the world after the polar region. The wayside resorts offering exquisite cuisines with world famous aromas would be difficult to be unlocked from the heart and mind for long.

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There are 14 National Parks. The most prominent among them are the National Parks at Kirthar, Kunjerab, Ayubia, Hingol, Deosai and Machiara where animals namely Markhor , Snow Leopard, Blue Bull, Chinkara, and water animals such as Gharial and Green Turtle could be seen. You shall find Pelicans, Mallards, Cheer and the Coot in the category of birds as also shrubs and plant like the rare Barbery, Wild Olive, Juniper and Gerardiana.

Your travel inside Pakistan would not let you return to your home empty handed. The markets and shopping centre have much to offer. There are beautifully carved mirrors in Sindh region to adore your living room. The brassware souvenir of Karachi shall make a good presentation for remembrance. There are master artisans displaying their unparallel expertise in gold and jewelry. You shall find one of the best embroidery works to enchant you. The beauty is in the mind of the person who beholds. You may also find many other artifacts to allure you if you take a stride in the markets of Pakistan such as Anarkali in Lahore and Park Towers shopping mall of Karachi and many others scintillating with items at an affordable price.

There are connecting flights from all over the world to Pakistan. There are three international airports to receive you. From there you have connecting flight to the nearest airport of your destination. You may opt for rail or land route to reach the exact location.

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