One of the most eye-catching creations of Mother nature is waterfalls. The sound of water falling from higher ground presents a unique adventure. These waterfalls attract thousands of visitors every year.
The sight, sound, and feel of waterfalls are what make them so attractive to us.
In this article, we look at some of our favourite waterfalls around Pakistan. We have such stunning lakes, rivers and yes waterfalls. We based this list on our personal experiences. So, if you're planning a trip this year, why not check out some of these? Hopefully, this page helps you to explore the natural beauty of Pakistan. So without further delay, here is our list of Top Best Pakistan Waterfalls.
It is also known as a Gem of Azad Kashmir. The view of water falling from the rock mountain top is impressive and attractive. A breathtaking waterfall you will love to visit this summer. It is overflowing with greenery, nature and a great summer spot. The daytime temperature is going to reach 17 °c and the temperature is going to dip to 7 °c at night. It will be dry with no precipitation and cloud covering 1% of the sky, the humidity will be around 47%.
Sajikot waterfall is one of the most hidden gems in Pakistan and comes down into the list of favourite waterfalls of Pakistan. It is an amazing waterfall and tourist destination in Abbottabad District. When you cross sajikot you cross Nala the water is visible from the road . The height of the waterfall is almost 200 feet from the top.
It’s the waterfall that holds the heart of people. Neela Sandh is a waterfall enclosed by greenery, tall trees and boundless lush green mountain. It is almost 40 kilometres (25 mi) away from Islamabad. It is a short height waterfall which has a clear blue water stream. You can enjoy this shining waterfall.
Written as Narar but pronounced as ‘Narrh, You can watch this waterfall on your way to the Panjpeer rocks. There are many picnic spots like Narar (Narh), Azad Pattan, Tlaitar and Beyore Salitha kotli station.This is a real point of nature.Beauty of nature can be seen everywhere.The sunset view makes the waterfall more charming and attractive.
It is a remarkable place to visit and sight to see. Pakistan is blessed with beautiful destination places, and Manthoka is one of those. Height of this place is 180 feet and commonly used for camping, hiking, and fishing by locals and tourists from other parts of the world. The road itself has some outstanding views, but the waterfall is very stunning and is quite scenic too with a river flowing beside it. A yummy restaurant is also available near the waterfall and it has an entry ticket of Rs 30 per person.
Pir ghaib is a beautiful waterfall located in Bolan valley.It has a combination of many ponds and streams to become a famous clean blue waterfall .Here a waterfall down to rocky mountain side making its way through many streams and ponds among the shady palm trees. You need a 4-wheeled transport to reach the spot from the main road.
One of such unexplored places is Shingrai waterfall. Local tourists visit the magical waterfall to enjoy its cool environment. The huge waterfall gives a roaring sound and wide hills .It is an amazing place between high green mountains. It is a perfect family site where people could enjoy peaceful nature and be refreshed.
Chamb waterfall is a real beauty of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. It is located 200km away from Islamabad in Chinari, Hattian Bala district. The waterfall is amazing and beautiful. If you want to see how heaven looks, then visit the Cham waterfalls and see how amazing it is to just be present in this scenery.
Farphu Waterfall is one of the tallest and spectacular waterfalls of Pakistan.The roads to Karakorum Mountains are mostly unable to reach in winters. Farphu Waterfall is an enjoyable spot in summers.
Chotok Waterfalls also known as Moola Chotok Waterfalls It is a hidden promised land with heavy waterfalls. There are several big and small waterfalls in Moola Chotok. Because of the waterfall, this area is known as Moola Chotok, the Moola Waterfall
You can reach there by Maripur road or Mubarak Goath Road.You can have fun with other activities like horse riding and camel riding etc.
Jamgar Falls is an amazing and refreshing waterfall of Pakistan. The surroundings make the waterfall even more charming
Hanna-Urak Waterfall is a waterfall. It is a small waterfall surrounded by mountains.
Dhani Noseri Waterfall is also known as Dhani waterfall. It is a beautiful and highest waterfall in Neelum valley. The best time to visit Dhani Noseri waterfall is March to June.
Most Beautiful Waterfall in Pakistan. The waterfall is located 27 Kilometers from Havelian.To reach the waterfall, you have to hike down about 30 to 45 minutes from the village of Poona. The Umbrella Waterfall is on the same road where the famous Sajikot Waterfall is located. Umbrella Waterfall became a tourist attraction
Kutton is a village and a tourist resort . Neelum Valley’s hallmark and a nearby picnic spot for the residents of Muzaffarabad, the Kutton waterfall is stinging cold, even during hot summers.
It is known as one of the highest waterfalls in Pakistan. It is located a few kilometres from Bihar village in tehsil matta of district swat.
Neela Sandh is a waterfall in Mouri Syedan, Rawalpindi District of Punjab the province of Pakistan. It is almost 40 kilometres away from Islamabad. It is surrounded by greenery, tall trees and extensive lush green mountains. It is a short height waterfall which has a clear blue water stream
It is one of the most beautiful places in the Northern areas. Hunza is located at a distance of 100 kilometers from Gilgit. The place is wonderfully engulfed by mountains covered with snow. In mountains, one feels seclude; secluded from depressions, secluded from everything but the hospitable people of northern areas, the loving and caring people that they are. The Baltit Fort is also located in Hunza Valley. The rich beauty of Baltit Fort can be traced back 700 years, to Ayasho II, Tham/Mir (ruler) of Hunza, who married Princess Shah Khatoon (Sha Qhatun) from Baltistan in the early 15th Century. The Baltit Fort is a wood-and-stone structure with mud plaster. It is a three-story building, with granaries and some stores in the basement on a glacier moraine hill with man-made narrow terraces for the stability of its ancient foundations.
In the extreme north of Pakistan, Skardu the central valley of Gilgit-Baltistan is an epitome of beauty, serenity, and wilderness. Paths to some of the world’s highest mountains that include K2, K3, and Gasherbrum; all are connected through this valley. These towering mountains attract thousands of climbers from all over the world each year. During the seven-hour journey, one is greeted with several streams, springs, and the hospitality of the local people. Some of the notable places of Skardu are of course its lakes Satpara, Kachra, Shigar, and Skardu Fort are the most famous places in all.
Once the second-largest kingdom and called the Yabgo Dynasty in old Baltistan, and an active trade route to Ladakh, Khaplu is now the administrative capital of the Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is about a three-hour drive, some 103 kilometers east of Skardu, with a replica of Chaqchan Mosque waiting at the entrance of Khaplu valley. From the town itself, one can go on some excellent hikes, which range from easy to strenuous. There is the Hushe trek, the path that leads to Laila Peak and Gondogoro, K7, Saltoro Kangri 1 and 2, and more. You can go to the Hushe village and rent a jeep for going all the way up to the Masherbrum Base Camp. For those not inclined towards physical pursuits, Khaplu offers many historical attractions, including the painstakingly restored 700-year-old Khanqah-i-Chaqchan and Khaplu Palace. Near Khaplu, there are orchards on the right side and forests on the left. It is the coldest place in the northern areas. During winters, the temperature here can drop down to -20 degrees celsius, with the region often referred to as the “third pole”.
Shigar Valley, often compared with Tibet due to its beautiful landscape, is also home to Askole, the last settlement in Pakistan which leads to an alpine paradise. Heading to Shigar Valley, one drives past apricot orchids that line both sides of the small road. In the dusty, little town of Shigar, signboards lead one to various tourist spots. Must see are the 14th-century Amburiq Mosque, Khilingrong Mosque, and the Astana of Syed Mir Yahya, the burial place of a Sufi from Xinjiang who promoted Nurbakhshisium in Baltistan during the 17th century, and the 330-year-old Gulabpur Khanqah. The ruins of Shigar’s first fort, the 11th century ‘Kari Dong’ can be visited. Lying atop a small hill, the ruins are perched right above the present-day Shigar Fort. Fong Khor (Palace on the Rocks), popularly known as the Shigar Fort, is a restored heritage guesthouse and allows the visitors to experience the lifestyle of a 17th-century raja while enjoying the luxuries of the 21st century. Shigar also proudly owns the 14th-century Amburiq Mosque, which was awarded Unesco-protected heritage status in 2005.
Gupis Valley is located about 112 kilometers (70 miles) west of Gilgit on the bank of River Gilgit, in District Ghizer of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is characterized by stark, towering, snowcapped mountains of the Karakorum meaning black mountains. However, in innumerable towns and villages, water channeled from the nalas, emerging in the mountains, creates a profusion of greenery giving us the fabled fruit of this region. Taking a riverside walk is relaxing and leisurely quite unlike the universal trekking fatigue one encounters on inclining tracks -- all walks here are on flat and gentle terrain. The jade-green fields and damp meadows are soothing for the senses. The valley incorporates famous tourist places such as Khatli Lake, Gupis Fort, Shingalote village, and many more.
Astore (2600 m) is a sleepy town right in the center of trekking action between Diamer District (KKH), Skardu, Deosai, Nanga Parbat (8126 m), and Minimarg. The high altitude mountain passes that lead to these locations are wonders in themselves – and it all starts at Astore. These are the various vectors for mountain passes originating from Astore: 10-day trek to Mazino Pass (5400m) leads to Nanga Parbat Base camp then on to Buner across the KKH. 3-day trek Harpo Pass (3500m) leads to Skardu across glaciers. 5-day trek across Bubin Pass (4000m) to Skardu has meadows and mountains on its path. Trashing- Rupal sightseeing trek to see the Rupal-Nanga Parbat peaks. Rama meadows are an ancient pine forest at the tail end of Rama Glacier that has receded right up to the foothills of Nanga Parbat (Southside). The beauty of Rama lake is breathtaking. One can see the reflection of Chongra and Nanga Parbat peaks on its surface. There is always moist cloud cover over the lake.
The Skardu Fort or Kharpocho is located in Skardu in Gilgit Baltistan. This fort belongs to the 16th Century. The credits for this magnificent fort go to Ali Sher Khan Anchan, a Famous ruler of Gilgit Baltistan. The fort and the palace within the fort were constructed with great love by the Raja, and craftsmen from Kashmir ensured that it is one of the best architectural feats of its time. The fort is surrounded by lush green orchards and lawns, and you can find cherries, apricots, apples, and grapes all around in a season. Once you climb up to the top, it makes you feel like an eagle overlooking its territory, which in this case is the whole valley, the Indus River, and the natural beauty of Skardu City.
The idyllic place is the inspiration for James Hilton's Lost Horizon. The spot is one of the most popular destinations in Pakistan. Shangri-La is a fictional place described by author James Hilton in the 1933 novel "Lost Horizon." It is described as a harmonious, peaceful, and isolated place, which was inspired by the mythical Buddhist kingdom of Shambhala. Shangrila cushioned between some of the world's highest peaks. The small heart-shaped lake set in a narrow valley between partially snow-covered peaks also sets the scene for a fantastic resort. Shangrila cushioned between some of the world's highest peaks. The small heart-shaped lake set in a narrow valley between partially snow-covered peaks also sets the scene for a fantastic resort.
In the Gojal Valley (Gilgit Baltistan) of Pakistan lies the very stunning Attabad Lake, which was created by a natural disaster in the year 2010. Also known as the Attabad Disaster, the lake here is one of the prime tourist attractions and tourists can often be seen enjoying jet skiing, fishing, boating, and myriad other recreational activities. A look at the clear blue colors of this stunning lake will make you feel like you are living in a poet’s dream. What adds to the natural beauty of the lake are the peaks of the Karakoram mountain range surrounding the region.