Kharpocho – The King of Forts

Skardu – the heart of Karakoram and world’s most wanted mountain station is truly a land of wonders. Amongst uncountable mountain splendors, its historic and cultural attractions are unique as well. The ancient Kharpocho Fort (King of Forts) is one of these attractions which reflects the past and culture of …

Minimarg – A Dream Place for Everyone

  The 83 KM travel from the Astore to Minimarg is a thrilling jeep safari. This is comparatively a safe journey on a partially carpeted road and takes about 5 hours. The only hurdle is to win a visit permission from the FCNA headquarter at Gilgit. Due to its geographic …

Ancient Stone Carvings at Chilas

Isn’t it very difficult to carve a rock with a hammer and an iron nail in a hot deserted climate; just to leave a message for someone? Definitely, it is! But if we talk about the ancient arts, human expressiveness and communications; it becomes an in-depth subject. Petroglyphs are one of …

The Karakoram Highway

The Karakoram Highway (KKH) starts from Hassan Abdal (Attock) 50 KM from the federal capital Islamabad. Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa province is a major portion and populated area runs along the KKH at Haripur. Abbottabad and Mansehra are the top ranked hill stations and renowned for a number of picnic and holiday spots in Pakistan. Thandiani, …