Hunza Valley- the first plastic free district of Pakistan

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Hunza Valley- the first plastic-free district of Pakistan
Hunza valley is amongst the top tourist destinations not only in Pakistan but in the world

Hunza valley is amongst the top tourist destinations not only in Pakistan but in the world. Surrounded by snow clad mountains and home to sprawling lush green meadows, the scenic Hunza valley has captured attention of local and international tourist alike for having scenic views, hospitable people and clean environment.

Of late, Hunza has yet again grabbed headlines for becoming the first plastic free district of Pakistan. Given the rise in awareness with regards to plastic pollution, which is attributed to be leading cause of environmental pollution, the local government joined hands with Gilgit Baltistan environment protection agency to roll out pilot ban. Moreover, in a bid to make the pilot a success, more than 10,000 biodegradable bags bearing anti plastic slogans were distributed amongst the local.

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The pilot was run in the light of threat posed by plastic to the environment and the fact that Indus that runs through Pakistan happens to be amongst the second most polluted river in the world, with over 164,332 tons of plastic dumped in it annually.

It is well known that plastic can take centuries to decompose yet the demand for single use plastic continues to surge in Pakistan and across the world. It interesting that Hunza achieved what most metropolis from developed countries continue to struggle with.

With the introduction of ban on single use plastic in April 2019, the use of plastic, its export/ import and sale became a punishable offense. Although the ban was criticised by few factions of the society, the ban was eventually accepted by people, for it prevented landfill from appearing in GB.

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What initially was a pilot run program, turned into a comprehensive program against plastic also inspired other cities including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and Quetta to impose a ban on single use plastic; however, the level of success attained by Hunza is unmatched thus far.

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Recognising the dividends of efforts by local council, the government of Pakistan’s adviser to PM on Climate change Malik Amin Aslam commended the personnels involved in the comprehensive program and declared “Hunza the first plastic free district in Asia’- which is part of the district that had seen influx of over 1.72 million tourist.

The adviser congratulated the officials involved for the valuable contributions and hoped to replicate the model in other areas in Pakistan

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Top Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in Pakistan to Escape After the Wedding Hassle

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You are officially married, and now it’s time to relax and unwind. The first thing to do on any newlywed couple list is to plan their honeymoon to celebrate their new relationship.

You are officially married, and now it’s time to relax and unwind. The first thing to do on any newlywed couple list is to plan their honeymoon to celebrate their new relationship.  Planning honeymoon tour in Pakistan  lets explore top beautiful and affordable places for honeymoon couples. The romantic sightseeing destinations in your own Country. Romantic Honeymoon Retreat always concerns for Bride, I think exploring Pakistan on your Honeymoon is one of the best Choice.

 

Today, we at Destination Pakistan brings togather Top 10 Honeymoon Destination in Pakistan for an outlandish experience in any budget which is equally beautiful and will not let you get bored during your trip.

Hunza Valley

The Hunza valley is top destination for honeymoon couples situated in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. It is like the paradise of mountaineers, trekkers, and anglers.

In Hunza there are many places to visit namely; Rakaposhi, Karimabad, Altit fort, Baltit fort, Eagle Nest, Attabad lake, Passu, Gojal, Hussani Bridge, Hoper Glacier, sust and Khunjrab Pass aka Pak China Border are best destinations for honeymoon couples.

Skardu

It is situated on the outskirt of Gilgit Baltistan in the northern region of Pakistan. The views and romance attached to it are the best, 7 to 8 days are required to complete your trip of Skardu.

Top Places to Visit in Skardu are; Shangrilla lake and resort aka Lower Kachura Lake, Khaplu Palace, Upper Kachur, Monthoka Waterfall, Cold Desert, Shigar Fort, Deosai Plains, Sadpara Lake, Sheoshar Lake.

Naran-Kaghan

Most visited tourist attraction for summers is Naran Kaghan Valley and we rate 9/10 for honeymoon couples due to its chilling weather, lakes, lush green mountains, hotel facilities and transport system.

The valley constituent pine forests, alpine pastureland, crystal clear lakes and cool mountain streams. Top Places to visit in Naran-Kaghan are Shogran, Siri Paye, Naran, Saif ul Malook, Babusar, Lulusar Lake.

Swat Valley

Swat Valley is the most beautiful valley and is also called “Switzerland of East”. It is the best place to spend quality time with your partner around the crystal clear lake, green meadows, and high peak mountains.

In 2002, a Swiss tourist declared Swat more beautiful than her homeland. It has many beautiful places around it. It is one of the most delightful honeymoon destinations in Pakistan.

Chitral

No wonder Chitral is diverse due to its culture and beautiful landscape, for honeymoon couples it’s hard to travel but somehow people love to travel across this valley to explore it beauties.

Chitral is situated in the North West of Pakistan in the Hindukush range of Mountains. Summers in Chitral is very pleasant and makes it an ideal destination for honeymoon.

Neelum Valley

Neelum is one of the most beautiful valleys of Azad Kashmir. It has several brooks, freshwater streams, forests, lush green mountains, and a river.

Neelum Valley is ranked on top you need at least 5 days to execute your trip. Top Places to visit are; Kashmir waterfall, Red Fort, Muzaffarabad View Point, Neelum Jhelum Rivers Junction point, Keran, Upper Neelum, Sharda, Kel, Arang Kel, Ratti Gali Lake, Taobut.

Murree Galliat

If you are a couple that is looking for a serene yet adventurous place then Murree is your destination.

Murree, Gilyat are famous tourist attractions, approachable/secure/crowdy destination situated on the outskirts of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, offering Motels, Restaurants, Walkways, Shopping opportunities on Mall Road. Couples find a relaxing environment, temperature in summers is awesome. Most rated place for honeymoon couples.

Hire Services from Destination Pakistan to book car, hotels, tour guide. Planning tour to Hunza is very important , Hunza is top destination for honeymoon couples.