A study on factors promoting tourism in Pakistan Library Research Report

Submitted to Mr. Ch. Sohail By: Muhammad Zain – 9996 Muhammad Usman Badar – 9992

BBA-4C (Evening) Bahria University Karachi Campus

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Letter of Transmittal
Mr. Ch. Sohail Bahria University Karachi. Dear Mr. CH. Sohail, As a requirement for the research methods and techniques course offered in the BBA program, we were required by you to do library research on factors of promoting tourism in Pakistan. This report is about the study of factors that can promote Pakistan’s tourism industry. We have carried out literature research to discover the factors that can promote tourism Industry. Preparing this report has been a rewarding and enlightening experience. If you have queries regarding this report, feel free to ask, we will be happy to answer them.

Sincerely, Muhammad Zain Muhammad Usman Badar

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No. 2 4 4 5 5-6 6 6-7 7-8 8 8 8-9 9-13 14-15 16 17-23 24 Page 3 .TABLE OF CONTENTS S.Monetary and Fiscal Incentives Tourist Facilitations Infrastructure Development and Environmental Improvement Rese arch Studies Provincial Programmes Facts & Figures Recommendations for Sustainable Ecotourism Conclusion Appendix References Pg.No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Contents Letter of Transmittal Introduction Scope of Tourism in Pakistan Highlights of the Tourism policy The respective roles of public and private sector in promotion and development of Tourism Sector Investment Role of Private Sector.

with the world’s oldest civilization. travel agency and tour operator business is in the private sector. which spread throughout the country. restaurant. The tourism assets of Pakistan include a coastal zone spreading over one thousand kilometers along the Arabian Sea offering long term development potential for beach resorts. Almost the entire hotel. The relics of the Indus Civilization in the south. The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is also operating a limited number of hotels and roadside facilities in areas where the private sector has been reluctant. has immense tourist potential.Introduction: Pakistan. It has also great potential for tourism sports like mountaineering and trekking. Japan and other countries. Scope of Tourism in Pakistan: Pakistan has great tourism potential because of its rich soul and mind capturing scenic views of mountains. Korea. In order to promote tourism in Pakistan Government should take actions as it not only give us financial benefits but can also assist in building up unity and harmony among nations the government should also encourage the private sector to develop a tourism-friendly environment in the country to increase Pakistan’s financial stability. Gandhara Civilization in the north and the great heritage of Mughals in Punjab are exceptional cultural assets of Pakistan. PTDC should enhance the capacity of its marketing department to attract tourists from China. Page 4 . diversified natural deserts in the south and beautiful hill stations and valleys in the north. The sacred religious places. Pakistan is safe enough to attract a large number of foreign tourists and for their convenience the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) had set up 27 motels and 3 restaurants in the country. The tourism sector investments in the country are dominated by private sector with the role of public sector mainly as a facilitator. This report is about the study of factors that can promote Pakistan’s tourism industry and in this report we will try to highlight those factors that can promote tourism in Pakistan. the Middle East. plateaus and deserts. There are also great adventures zones with the high mountains located in the north of the country. exotic mountain beauty and splendid seasonal variety. make Pakistan an attractive place for a variety of people and religions. where four of the world’s largest ranges meet.

gas and transport etc. Many of these activities are in the form of public utilities like power. The government. telex and fax facilities on priority. Beach resorts.ranging diverse activities which require heavy investment. The development of roads as also their maintenance. Concession of duty free imports admissible to industries in the prescribed areas would also be allowed for tourism projects Provincial governments would allot state land for tourism projects on long lease basis. Tourism is a multi-dimensional activity. All tourism facilities would be treated as industrial concerns and would qualify for the same benefits. Cultural tourism. Deemed Export Status has been granted to the tourism industry including hotels. Mountain resorts. The respective roles of public and private sector in promotion and development of Tourism: Tourism has been declared an industry and holds great promise for prospective investors interested in exploring the true potential of a land as rich and diverse in its culture as it is in its geographical distribution. Approved travel agents and tour operators shall be provided telephone. the provision of land at non-commercial rates. Youth hotels and camping grounds established by PTDC would be leased out to private sector for operation. therefore.Highlights of the tourism policy: • • • • • • • • • • • Tourism shall be henceforth being accorded the status of the industry. Monetary incentives provided to export industries shall henceforth be admissible to tourism related projects. Theme parks. In Pakistan tourism has a huge growth potential with high returns and revenue for investors in projects like Marine complexes. Multiple entry visas will also be granted by Pakistani mission abroad if such request is made at the time of visa application. water. These services are so vital to society that government intervention has been considered inevitable even in those countries which follow “free market” policies. It has inter-face with several other sectors of the economy. Entertainment centers and construction of hotels (3 star & above). Thus. Special equipment for adventure tourism will be allowed to be imported free of custom duty and sales tax. Federal and evacuee land where available shall be similarly allotted. concessions and treatment as is extended to other recognized industries. Tourism infra-structure comprises wide. cannot abstain from playing a major role which may involve channeling of funds to various Federal and Provincial agencies for providing the needed services to the tourism sector. the supply of water and power and the development of telecommunication facilities have to be Page 5 . government participation in case of developing countries such as Pakistan is fully justifiable.

37 billion. The Ministry would also be appointed on the Board of Directors of PIA. incentives for the private sector and measures necessary for the future development and well-being of the sector . Role of Private Sector. very few cases of loan financing were handled by these institutions. This Council would inter-alia formulate guidelines for future policy development . In the absence of these basic requisites. With the grant of industry status to the sector. 30-40 billion. Government would continue to assume the responsibility for the coordinated and effective marketing effort in established and developing tourist markets abroad. In order to achieve integration of policies between the Provinces. It has to be appreciated that tourism is national product that is not limited by provincial or regional boundaries. To being with however the instrument of an investment bank can be utilized for the purpose. As to tourism was not regarded as an industry. Provincial and Private sector resources. This task has been neglected so far. The Provincial Governments other than Punjab would be encouraged to established organizations such as PTDC and TDCP. an apex body known as the Pakistan Tourism Council headed bye the Prime Minister would be re-activated. 1. the Government of Pakistan would allow the private sector to establish such investment banks which may also finance tourism projects. the other Provinces continue to ignore the pressing needs of the sector. it is expected that a large number of loan applications would have to be processed by such institutions. Page 6 . The public sector investment will be limited to development of infrastructure and other necessary support to private sector. While Punjab has recently set up a Corporation. adoption of marketing strategies.Monetary and Fiscal Incentives: The Development Finance Institutions are not fully geared to meet the needs of the tourism sector. private sector initiative would not sprout. and the Federal Ministries. financial allocation for Federal and Provincial projects.undertaken by the government. The provinces have generally ignored the potential of tourism. let alone grow. The Ministry of Tourism would commission experts to prepare a marketing plan which would be launched through the pooling of Federal. Sector Investment: Investment by the private sector for tourism development during MTDF period is estimated in the range of Rs. The investment objectives can best be realized if a separates Tourism Finance Corporation in the private sector is established. foreign investment. The investment through the PSDP is estimated at Rs. There is an evident need to establish organizations within the Provincial Governments which could deal exclusively with the development of tourism in their respective jurisdictions.

Sufficient attention has not been paid to the periodic training and education of personnel involved in handling immigration. visas are an irritant to tourism and add to the cost of a holiday. the government has recently eased restrictions on visas. recreation parks. In order to induce private sector investment. and website facilities need to Page 7 . However. Tourism zones or enclaves would be established exclusively for foreign tourists. athletic clubs. there are information offices operated by provincial tourism authorities. While implementation is satisfactory. is provided at non-commercial rates by the development authorities both Federal and Provincial.. Facilitation counters located in the immigration area will be manned by the personal of PTDC. This recommendation shall be based on guidelines and eligibility criteria which the Ministry would establish and notify for investors information. The purchaser of such land would not be permitted to change the purpose for which land is sold. as a part of its policy to facilitate tourism.Land is the most important and expensive component of the total cost of any tourism project. Our airports suffer from a number of drawbacks despite the vast improvements undertaken in recent years. cultural centers etc. Location incentives admissible to other industries would be allowed to such enclaves/zones. motels. The tour operators will arrange insurance cover for the tourist groups handled by them. Visas for nationals from some neighboring states include considerable restrictions. Accredited representatives of recognized travel agencies would be given identity cards valid up to airline and immigration counters. which puts significant limitations on the development of regional tourism. Most tourists visiting Pakistan require visas. However. which are issued by Pakistani Embassies or High Commissions in other countries. it has been decided that land earmarked for tourism related projects shall henceforth be provided at non commercial rates on the recommendation of the Ministry of Tourism. To contain the project cost and it render it financially viable it is essential that land for hotels. with e-mail. The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation maintains 21 Tourist Information Centers at various sites across the country. The existing requirement of police registration and restriction of movement of foreigners would be removed except where specifically required under security considerations. the standard of service offered is variable and a rationalization of all centers is required. Personnel at the airports would be encouraged to learn at least one foreign language. Tourist Facilitations: Airports are the gateway to the country. High-tech Tourist Information Centers of the kind available at Karachi International Airport. with staff training in foreign languages and customer relations. security and health checks. Suitable financial incentive will be provided for this purpose. Baggage handling and clearance system should be improved. in addition. fax. fun-lands. Private sector shall be allowed to develop these zones or enclaves. Facilities and handling provided at the international airports from a lasting impression on the foreign tourist.

Due to lack of co-ordination between the tourism industry and authorities in charge of natural. development of theme parks. the international tourist potential of areas such as the Swat Valley has been considerably reduced because of the lack of planning regulations. improvement of historic inter-city areas and urban Page 8 . Research Studies: A comprehensive research programme will be implemented to generate data on the Inflow of tourists. A website of 1500 pages showing Pakistanis scenic tourist sites and cultural heritage has recently been launched which will greatly enhance awareness both nationally and internationally. The results will be Used to review measures for enhancing private sector investment. Infrastructure Development and Environmental Improvement: Integrated improvement of physical infrastructure will be undertaken in areas of tourist interest through coordination of federal. such as the forbidden photography of bridges and airports. water supply. Several areas of regulation impact negatively on tourism. As their services are critical to the development of international tourism. Studies will also be Conducted to estimate private sector investment in the tourism sector. expenditures.be established at the other major airports and city centers. There are approximately 41 tour operators in Pakistan that provide destination management services for domestic and foreign tourists. historical or religious sites. Tribal leaders may be involved in the development of tourism activities in their areas. and entertainment industry. Provincial Programmes: The Provincial Tourism Development Corporations and agencies will facilitate Development of resorts. The environment of touristy areas will be improved through controlling pollution and taking up river cleaning projects such as Swat River Pollution Control. solid waste management. sites visited and duration of stay. including review of Policies and incentive packages. provincial and local programmers covering provision of roads. and restricted zones where trekkers require special permission to enter. promotion of hotel chains. situation (including public toilets). they need to be treated as a primary sub-sector and supported accordingly. over-development and environmental degradation. Although Pakistan possesses world-class tourist attractions. These restricted areas could be limited and perhaps renamed �permit zones. drainage. and other municipal facilities. the tourism potential of such sites is not fully realized.

1 Page 9 .8395 mn 276. development of urban commercial centers.5 4.) 1998 428.0 2005 798.6 185.4 mn 1761 Nos 41146 Nos 2142 Nos 2007 0.transport. development and rehabilitation of urban and rural road networks.2 6.6 5. promotion of tourism activities. Facts and figures: General Highlights of Tourism Industry in Pakistan-2007 ITEM Foreign Tourist Arrivals Tourist Receipts(US$) Spending per Tourist Per Day in (US$) Domestic Tourism Hotels Rooms Tour Operator/Travel Agents 2006 0.2 105. Ministry of Interior (2) State Bank of Pakistan Years Receipts (US$ Million) 97.1 mn 13.4 92.2 2000 556.2 44. development of holiday villages and establishment of museums.9 76.4 135. motels and cultural complexes.3 2006 898.1 2003 500.1 mn 11.9 2004 648.7 Foreign Tourist to Pakistan and Tourism Receipts 1998-2007 Tourists (000 Nos.6 6.7 2001 499.8 2.6 43.8984 mn 260.6 185.4 2007 839.2 13.5 Source: (1) Immigration.8 1999 432.5 mn 1857 Nos 42859 Nos 2286 Nos % change in 2007 (-)6.7 2002 498.3 260.1 276.4 84.

3 1.5 India 48.5 9.4 1.7 4.6 U.2 Total 654.5 100 TOP Ten Tourist Generating Countries-2007 Country Arrivals(000 Nos) % Share 32.A.6 2.751 South Asia 148.9 Afghanistan 80.7 1.6 5.2 Australia 12.840 Others 4.092 Middle East 35.9 Norway 14.8 1.3 78.4 4.459 Total 839.8 14.856 America 160.500 Source: Immigration.1 10. 121.0 Position 2006/2007 1st/1st 2nd/2nd 3rd/3rd 4th/4th 6th/5th 5th/6th 7th/7th 9th/8th 11th/9th 10th/10th UK 275. Ministry of Interior Foreign Tourist Arrivals to Pakistan by Quarter 2007 Page 10 .7 19.4 Germany 23.0 France 11.1 17.615 Pacific & East Asia 87.9 0.2 Canada 36.Market-Wise Foreign Tourist Arrivals in Pakistan-2007 Market Tourists(Nos) Europe 383.5 China 30.4 Source: Immigration.S.3 3. Ministry of Interior % Share 46.887 Africa 15.

Ministry of Interior F oreig T n ouristArrivalsto Pakistanby Quarter2007 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr 25% 26% 25% 24% Foreign Torurist Arrivals to Pakistan by Purpose 2007 Page 11 .2 25.Quarters 1 Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Total st Tourist (000 Nos) 215.5 100 Source: Immigration.7 213.6 25.7 23.4 211.7 839.7 198.5 % Share 25.

F. Business Others Total Tourists (000 Nos) 123.F.7 56.4 7.Purpose of Visit Holiday/Recreation V. Bases on Co-efficient worked out in foreign Tourism Survey-2000 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 Holiday/Recreation V.R Business Others Area Visited by Foreign Tourists-2007 Page 12 .7 66.4 470.R.1 179.3 839.9 100 Source: Estimated.0 21.5 % Share 14.

P Exports Tourism Receipts 10759 13199 16643 Tourism Receipts as % of G.7 47 5 21 839.5 Share 1.F.3 5.P.3 1.3 1. Based on Co-eficient worked out in Foreign Tourism Survey-2000 Contribution of Tourism in the Pakistan Economy In Rupees Million Year G.N.6 0. Northern Areas Azad Jammu & Kashmir Total Tourists (000 Nos) 12.2 0.6 281.2 472.6 2.3 Tourism Receipts as % of Exports 1.N.6 Tourism Position in Export 16 16 16 2004-2005 4970546 854255 2005-2006 5303974 984767 2006-2007 5638818 1029267 Source: State Bank of Pakistan Recommendations for Sustainable Ecotourism: Page 13 .5 33.5 56.P 0.Area Balochistan Sindh Punjab N.2 0.5 100 Source: Estimated.W.

projects can be instigated at the grass roots level rather than be government-led. which would eliminate the fragmentation of responsibilities for environmental issues across different agencies. heritage and communitybased tourism with national development and area management plans. the Aga Khan Foundation and the World Conservation Union (IUCN). Much Page 14 . community management and institutional policy interventions. Monitoring and Evaluation Strategic assessment of the environmental impact of proposed policy. • Environmental Education The environment should be infused into core subjects at all levels in schools. government departments and environmental NGOs to produce teaching materials and learning programmes for urban and rural areas. group discussions. materials specific to Pakistan’s resources need to be developed. and this can be integrated with dance. levels and interests as tourism. resource use and other environmental impacts can all be utilized. Therefore. but should record aspects of social behavior. and training to enhance understanding of rural conditions. When implementing the tourism strategy. evaluation and monitoring procedures must be in place. courses to promote craft development. waste disposal. Structured workshops. The communities need to be fully involved with developments from the initial stages of data collection to that of co-management. and religious education. While it is important to put this education in a global context. • Strategic Assessment. There is also considerable scope to develop environmental programmes for adult education through the Allama Iqbal Open University and other universities. so that they address local issues in local languages The media is already drawing attention to environmental issues. drama. and thus have a better chance of adoption by the community. An integrated programme of environmental planning. legislation and management is required. • Community Participation The involvement of local and user communities in the development of integrated resource management is essential to the success of any tourism development programme. as well as a number of smaller NGOs. It is important to promote working relationships between schools. Performance indicators should not be restricted to quantifiable environmental change. such as the number of visitors or the quality of water. programmes or proposals at the earliest stage of decision-making is important. it is vital to integrate planning for nature. There are already a number of such projects being undertaken in rural and urban communities by the WWF. plans. and teachers trained in the area.• Tourism Policy and Planning for Environmental Sustainability There is no other economic activity that cuts across so many sectors. Through local organizations.

Page 15 . the National Rural Support Programme (NRSP).work is already being done by NGOs like WWF. and the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP). IUCN.

a network of five stars hotels and motels should be constructed at all tourists’ spots and tourist operators may be provided necessary facilities. Though Pakistan. which needed more and more exploration’ (Zamir Sheikh) Pakistan is a major tourist attraction because it is blessed with natural beauty and historical places that can yield huge foreign exchange if properly and methodically exploited. has suffered due to negative concept about its law and order. Good hotel industry acceptable to the international standards would give boost to the tourist industry. Page 16 . which were insufficient to the demand. has lately taken initiative but still there is dire need of tireless efforts to exploit this sector and to add more dimensions to attract the tourists. Private sector should take initiative to develop and exploit all tourist attraction and historical location in the province. No proper attention was paid to harness the God gifted opportunity to earn more and more foreign tourists and foreign exchange which would open up new vistas of employment in the tourism sector. Involvement of private sector was important to give boost to tourism. Tourism could become foreign exchange earning industry for the country. Moreover the tourists may find and explore the market of their interest in Pakistan. which has suffered because of a number of reasons and one of them was lack of proper accommodation for local as well as foreign tourists. Private sector should be given not only tax exemption but they also should be provided with vast opportunities to invest and they must be facilitated also in terms of money. which unfortunately. At present there are about 4000 to 4500 rooms available in five star hotels throughout Pakistan.CONCLUSION: ‘It’s the only industry. which on the one hand helped reduce unemployment while on the other harness foreign exchange.

From the mighty Karakorams in the North to the vast alluvial delta of the Indus River in the South. Italy. Norway. Distt Tharparkar. trout fishing and bird watching. Burns Gardens. Belgium. USA. Off: Fatima Jinnah Road.  Archaeological Museum. Trekking. Harappa. along the Karakoram Highway. Quetta. Archaeological Museum Banbhore. Thatta and Peshawar. Netherlands. Lahore. Karachi. Archaeological Museum Taxila. Department of Archaeology. Spain. mountain and desert jeep safari. Archaeological Museum Harappa. Swat. Jamshoro.  Archaeological Museum. white water rafting. Malaysia. Portugal. Sweden. mountaineering. Sahiwal. Archaeological Museum Umerkot. Quetta. Greece. What to See in Pakistan Pakistan is a destination of special interest for travelers and tourists. Distt Larkana. Moenjodaro. Karachi University. wild boar hunting. Swat. Its main attractions include Adventure tourism in Northern Areas. University of Peshawar. Cultural and archaeological tourism as found at Taxila. Distt. Archaeological Museum Moenjodaro. UK. Sibi. Korea. National Museum of Pakistan. Department of History. Luxembourg. University of Sindh. Sibi Museum. France. Pakistan remains a land of high adventure and nature. Japan. Canada. Denmark. Germany. Thatta. are among the few activities that entice the adventure and nature lovers to Pakistan. Iceland. Finland. Page 17 . camel and yak safari. Archaeological Museum Saidu Sharif. Singapore. District Rawalpindi.  Command and Staff College Museum. University Museums:  Archaeological Museum. and early Muslim and Mughal heritage of Multan. Thailand. Staff College Road.APPENDIX: Countries with the facility of Visa Arrival for Group Tourism through Tour Operators: Austria. China. Places of tourist attractions of Pakistan is as follows:Places of Tourists Attractions in Pakistan Archaeological Museums          Archaeological Museum of Balochistan.

Peshawar. Lahore. Karachi. Pakistan Army Museum. Makli Hills. Dir. Hyderabad Fort. Pakistan Navy Museum. Peshawar. Lloyd Barrage. Sattein Jo Aastan ( Place of seven female friends). Pakistan Air Force Museum. Rawalpindi. Page 18 . Sadh Belo ( Hindu Pilgrimage Area) Sukkur. Quaid-e-Azam Mazar. Ingle Road. Lahore. Pakistan Forest Museum. Geological Survey of Pakistan Museum. Birth Place Museum. Chakdara. Khairpur. Dir Museum. Lahore. Sindh. Sukkur Lansdown Bridge. Industrial and Commercial Museum. Islamabad. Karachi. Quetta. Atiyya Faizi Art Gallery. Karachi. Hyderabad. Peshawar Museum. Bhitshah Cultural Museum. University of Balochistan. Kotri Barrage. Peshawar. Mangla. Armoury Museum and Sikh Gallery Old Fort. Hyderabad. Lahore. Quaid-e-Azam’s Relics Museum. Sindh Provincial Museum. Karachi. Faqir Khana Museum. Bahawalpur. Sukkur. Talpur House Museum. Kot Diji. Sukkur. Minaret of Masum Shah. Islamabad. Kharadar. Karachi. Matiari. Bahawalpur Museum. Provincial Museums:                         Allama Iqbal Museum. Lahore. Lahore Museum. Karachi. Mangla Dam Museum. Lahore. Thatta. Sukkur/Rohri. Quaid-e-Azam. Mughal Museum. Hala. Lahore. Hyderabad. Shakir Ali residence Museum. National Museum of Natural History. Historical Places             Wazir Mansion. Chughtai Museum. Hyderabad. Old Fort. Pakistan Folk Art Museum. Lahore.

 Khunjerab.G.Afghan Border)  Khyber Pass (Pak . Bahawalpur. Lahore. Bahawalpur Derawar Fort. Balochistan.  Hunza Fort. Khan. Zoological Garden. Fort Mounde Shahid. Chakwal. Islamabad. Northern Areas. Peshawar. Kallar Kahar Park. Islamabad. Lahore. Lahore Fort. Changa Manga Park. Hazarganji Chiltan National Park.China Border)  Darra (Kohat Pass)  Babusar Pass (Kaghan – Gilgit) National Parks: Kirther National Park. Bahawalpur Fort Munro. Jehlum  Balahisar Fort. Rohtas Fort.              Page 19 . Hunza        Valleys Chitral Hunza Skardu Swat Gilgit Nagar Kaghan Ghizir Urak Kashmir Khaplu Pishin Passes      Lak Pass (Kalat & Quetta)  Bolan Pass (Sibi & Quetta)  Khojak Pass (Pak . Lahore. Hingol. Khaplu. Dhrun.  Kharfocho Fort.Badshahi Mosque. Lal Suhanra National Park. Dadu.Afghan Border)  Khunjerab Pass (Pak . Lahore. D. Minar-e-Pakistan. Balochistan. Bahawalpur. Lahore. Shalamar Garden. Ayub National Park. Ghanche. Jallo Park.  Margallah Hills. Lahore. Chattar Park. Rawalpindi. Karkhasa Park.

Baha-ud-Din Zakaria. Shah Rukan-e-Alam. Sindh  Thal. Sandspit. Hala.  Satpara – Skardu. Karachi. Multan. Dadu. Sachal Sar Mast. NWFP.Deserts:  Cholistan. Karachi. Punjab Sehan.  Saif-ul-Maluk – Naran. Uch Sharif. Data Ganj Bakhsh. Balochistan. Murree. Sheikhpura. Golra Sharif. Lahore. Punjab. Multan. Dadu. Jahangir’s Tomb. Ziarat Pir Baba. Karachi. Jandiala Sher Khan.  Kachura – Skardu. Sindh.  Gadani – Balochistan. Balochistan. Nur Jhan’s Tomb.  French (Haji Abdullah Goth). Baba Bulhe Shah. Sehwan Sharif. Muslim Shrines:                  Abdullah Shah Ghazi. Sindh. Bhawalpur. Pir Mehar Ali Shah. Sindh.  Keenjhar – Thatta. Islamabad. Page 20 . Beaches:  Hawkes Bay. Mohra Sharif. slamabad. Shah Shams Tabrez. Thar. Mansehra.  Haleji – Karachi. Northern Areas. Northern Areas. Karachi. Karachi. Kasur. Khairpur.  Mancher – Sehwan Sharif. Clifton. Lahore.  Paradise Point. Swat. Shah Abdul Latif. Draza Sharif. Matiari. Bhitshah. Lakes:  Hana – Quetta. Multan. Pir Waris Shah. Lahore. Karachi.  Kalri – Thatta. Sindh.

440 Ziarat Quetta & Loralai 2.Non-Muslim Shrines Hindu Shrines     Temple at Katas Temple at Makot Siv Ganga Temple Temple of Hinglaj.300 Skardu Peshawar/Islamabad 2. 2. Mansehra 2.100 Hunza Valley Peshawar/Islamabad 2.454 Chitral Valley Peshawar/Islamabad.500 Kaghan Valley Balakot. No Mountain Height (M) Range Group District 1.611 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu Page 21 . Chogori/K-2 8. Abbottabad & AJK. Balochistan Buddhist Shrines        Taxila Peshawar Charsada Swat Gilgit Hunza Skardu Sikh Shrines Gurdwaras  Nankana Sahib  Rohri Sahib  Punja Sahib.400 Thandiani Abbottabad 2.450 Major Peaks of Pakistan Sr.290 Ayubia Islamabad. via Murree & abbottabad. Hasanabdal.134 Swat Valley Peshawar/Islamabad 900-2. Famous Hill Stations & Mountain Valleys.           Murree Islamabad. 1.440 Gilgit Valley Peshawar/Islamabad 1.

Chhaltoro Gang R 1 N 7. Rakaposhi 7.729 Karakoram Batura Mustagh Gilgit 21.035 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 6.672 Karakoram Siachen(disputed) Gaunche 28.665 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 29.513 Karakoram Siachen(disputed) Gaunche 40.550 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 35.706 Karakoram Soltoro Gaunche 24. Nanga Parbat 8.500 Karakoram Siachen(disputed) Gaunche Source: Alpine Club of Pakistan. Masherbrum 7. Saser Kangri E 7.1 7. Mamostong Kangri 7.III 7.500 Hindukush Hindukush Chitral 41. 8 7. Chogolisa No.016 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 7. Distaghil Sar (E) 7.516 Karakoram Soltoro Gaunche 39. Chogolisa No. Kanjut Sar No. II 7.594 Karakoram Batura Mustagh Gilgit 34. Trivor/Peak No. Masherbrum W 7.742 Karakoram Soltoro Gaunche 20. Kunyang Chhich (S) 7. Batura V 7. Saser Kangri II W 7. Batura II 7.531 Karakoram Batura Mustagh Gilgit 37.760 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 17.952 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 8. Saser Kangri 1 7. Kunyang Chhish/Main 7.762 Karakoram Batura Mustagh Gilgit 16. Broad Peak (N) 7.047 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 5. Gasherbrum No. Tirich Mir (Main) 7. Gasherbrum No.1/ Hidden Peak 8.852 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 11. II/NE 7.544 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 36. Saltoro Kangri II 7.500 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 42.700 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 26. Broad Peak Middle/Central 8.885 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 10. Skyang Kangri No. 1 SW/E 7. IV 7. Masherbrum NE/(K-1) 7. Yukshin Garden Sar 7. I 7.720 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 22.641 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 31.620 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 32.068 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 4. Distaghil Sar Main 7.692 Hindukush Hindukush Chitral 27. II 8. Batura No. Gasherbrum No. Gasherbrum No. Saltoro Kangri No.500 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 43.760 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 18. Falchan Kangri/Broad Peak 8. Tirich Mir (West II) 7. Kunyang Chhish (W) 7. Batura III 7.785 Karakoram Batura Mustagh Gilgit 15. Distaghil Sar No.654 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 30.125 Himalayas Diamer Diamer 3. Skyang Kangri No.1 7.2. Page 22 .705 Karakoram Soltoro Gaunche 25. Batura IV 7.806 Karakoram Bagrot Gilgit 13. Shispare Sar 7.II 7. Tirich Mir (East) 7.821 Karakoram Bagrot Gilgit 12.611 Karakoram Batura Mustagh Gilgit 33.925 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 9. 1 7.788 Karakoram Bagrot Gilgit 14.530 Karakoram Hispar Gilgit 38.1 7. Yakshin Gardaan No.750 Karakoram Boltoro Skardu 19.708 Hindukush Hindukush Chitral 23.

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