Tourism – Is On The Rise In Pakistan


Tourism is one of the prime and most gainful industries around the world. It prerequisites a relatively less investment for the enormous income. It is an opportunity for each country to preserve and highlight its heritage and attract interchange. The business has been utilized by countries around the world to strengthen their economies and stabilize their currencies because of increasing international currency in the flow. It is fine for native businesses, helps in elevation of tax returns and is beneficial in raising the living normal of a state.

Pakistan has perceived its business deterioration over the past few decades more or less. Foreign tourists, particularly from Europe and America, have diminished over that amount for the reason that of security concerns and terrorist act threats within the country. On the other hand, our country still gets thousands (if not more) of foreign tourists every year. However, Pakistan furthermore hosts remains of a number of the oldest civilizations, heritage, and memorials that attracts archaeologists to the country. In addition, let us not disremember the picturesque northern and craggy areas that Pakistan possesses.

According to Gilgit Baltistan business enterprise department, holidaymaker numbers rocketed to almost seven hundred thousand last year as compared to 250 thousand in 2014. In addition, the social media propagation of the attractive and historical sites inside the country have conjointly contributed plenty in revealing the $64000 great thing about the country.

From the mighty stretches of the Karakorams within the North to the huge deposit delta of the river within the South, this Asian country remains a land of high journey and nature. Trekking, mountain climbing, froth rafting, Sus scrofa searching, mountain and desert motorcar safaris, even yak safaris, trout hunting and birds look, that lure the journey and nature lovers to the state of Pakistan.

Pakistan is blessed with an upscale and varied flora and fauna. In elevation, the Himalaya, Karakoram and therefore the Hindukush ranges with their alpine meadows and permanent line, cone-bearing forests down the sub-mountain scrub, the huge Indus plain merging into the nice desert, the coastline and wetlands, all supply a remarkably wealthy style of vegetation and associated life as well as fauna, each endemic and migratory. 10 of eighteen class orders drawn in Pakistan with species starting from the world’s smallest extant mammals, the Mediterranean Pigmy Shrew, to an essential vertebrate ever known; the Blue whale.

Apart from this, tourism in Pakistan hiked up as the menace of terrorism vanishes or got controlled to some extent. This credit entirely goes to the law enforcement agencies of Pakistan who worked dauntingly and cleared the terrorism from the country and it is still undergoing. The beauty of Pakistan has its own charm and the tourists could not get enough from the mesmerizing views of our country. According to the census by different news resources:



Nonetheless, Pakistan is blessed with the heavenly views like the Galiyaat, Murree, Hunza valley, Fairy Meadows, Deosai plains in Gilgit-Baltistan, Shangrila Lake, Naran- Kaghan valley, Shalimar garden in Punjab, various archaeological buildings that are the remains of Mughal emperors, post-independence heritage constructions, and various tombs of Islamic and spiritual personalities. The mausoleums of the founders, the leaders who struggled for the independence and war martyrs are also to be found and visited often. Fortunately, despite combating internal wars, the Pakistani nation has emerged as the most obstinate and the dauntless populace that never kneeled down in front of militancy. For this, the world has praised the stamina of this nation and yet Pakistan is re-establishing the northern areas that have been deteriorated due to the war on terror.

The tourists attracting states have a complete and well-organized scheme of Tourism, they provide the best accommodation, guides, different kinds of offers during the tourism season and have proper and operational ministries for them. It aids in the increase of their economy and popularity, half of their country’s economy based on the tourism. On the other hand, unfortunately, Pakistan has the ministry for such department as “Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC)” but it is not working according to its prerequisites. The government of Pakistan should produce advertisements, paid contents for such department, and trade them to the countries from where the most tourists arrive. Such actions could increase the value of Pakistan and will attract a mammoth amount of tourists for the country that will gradually hike up the economy of the state.



Sana Zehra is a Microbiologist and have keen interest in writing, a patriot and willing to be an aspiring writer.

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