Karakoram Highway

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The Karakoram Highway (KKH) is the highest paved international road in the world.  It connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an altitude of 4,693 m/15,397 ft as confirmed by bothSRTM and multiple GPS readings. It connects China’s Xinjiang region with Pakistan’s Gilgit–Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa regions and also serves as a popular tourist attraction. Due to its high elevation and the difficult conditions in which it was constructed, it […]

Saral Lake

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Saral is beautiful name but Saral lake is more beautiful than its name and it can be seen from miles because it is deep down and can be seen from Saral Gali, even than it is hidden lake rather un-explored and unspoiled because only few people went there to touch the beauty of this lake. […]

Hopar Valley

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The Hopar Valley (Urdu: وادی ہوپر) is a scenic portion of the Nagar Valley in northern Pakistan. It is about 10 km away from Nagar Khas, the principal city of the Nagar Valley. Hopar Valley is the site of the Spantik and Hopar (Hopper) glaciers. [nggallery id=18] Hopar Valley is a cluster of villages around a natural bowl at a bend of Bualtar Glacier. Opposite […]

Rush Lake

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Rush Lake is a high altitude lake located near Rush Pari Peak (5,098 m). At over 4,694 meters, Rush is one of the highest alpine lakes in the world. It is located about 15 km north ofMiar Peak and Spantik (Golden Peak), which are in the Nagar valley. Rush Lake and Rush Peak can be reached via Nagar and Hopar and via the Hopar Glacier (Bualtar Glacier) andMiar Glacier, which rises from Miar and Phuparash peaks. The […]

Hindu Gymkhana

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The Hindu Gymkhana (Sindhi: هندو جمخانه, Urdu: ہندو جِمخانہ) was the first public building in Karachi to boldly adopt the Mughal-Revival style. The building established in 1925, Its located at Sarwar Shaheed Road in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. [nggallery id=23] The Hindu Gymkhana was a club for the Hindu upper classes, who formed a strong commercial […]

Merewether Clock Tower

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Merewether Clock Tower or Merewether Tower  is located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It was raised by public subscription as a memorial for Sir William L. Merewether. [nggallery id=26] Designed by James Strachan, the Municipal Engineer, the foundation stone was laid by the Governor of Bombay, Sir James Fergusson in 1884.  It was formally opened to the public in 1892 by the Commissioner in Sind, Sir Evan James […]