Some of you may not be aware, the skiing opportunities that Pakistan has to offer. Though skiing is in its initial stages in Pakistan, there are various skiing spots that you can travel to. For a skiing enthusiast, Pakistan offers some fine skiing destinations with stunning scenic views.
Gilgit Baltistan in Pakistan offers a number of skiing spots for tourists. Some of the fine skiing destinations in Pakistan include Naltar in Gilgit, Burzil, Ratu and Astore. However of all the destinations Malam Jabba some 300 kilometers from Islamabad offers excellent skiing opportunities.
Located on the border to Afghanistan, Malam Jabba is about 300 kilometers from Islamabad. It takes about six hours by road to reach Malam Jabba.
You can also take Pakistan Airways flight from Islamabad to reach Saidu Sharif, which is about 45 kilometers away from Malam Jabba.
Malam Jabba Skiing resort is located in the Swat valley in the North West Frontier Province. Accommodation is available at the Swat Valley. Malam Jabba offers wonderful opportunity for skiing, the scenery is stunning, where snow capped peaks seem kissing the azure sky on a clear day.
The other two well-known skiing destinations in Pakistan are Nalter and Nathiagali. Nalter lies in the Gilgit Karakoram range and is one of the oldest skiing resorts in Pakistan. Before embarking on a journey to Nalter, it is essential to find out more about the skiing resort as it belongs to the Pakistan Air Force and prior permission may require. Nathiagali is located at an elevation of some 8000 feet in the Himalayas. Accommodation and proper infrastructure may be difficult to find.
So if a streak with adventure is what you are looking forward on your holidays, Pakistan is a wonderful place to tour. Come and ski on the powdery slopes of skiing resorts in Pakistan.