The insatiable quest to promote tourism in the country and to bring into the limelight all the priceless bounty of natural beauty this country has, inspired the idea of Pakistan Explorer’s guided tours. Our extensive experience motivated us to involve the young generation of the country and open up a whole new world to them. Since the early days of its inception, Pakistan Explorer has been conducting domestic tours to the northern and the southern parts of the country, helping our youngsters realize the precious wealth of natural wonders we possess.
That time of the year in Skardu when every leaf is a flower. The cold wind tossed up by the mighty glaciers of the Karakorums rustles through the falling leaves of the once blistering Birch and Poplars, blowing the orange yellow and red leaves to the unknown destinations. Grasses have turned to straw and the silence in the air beacons towards the raging winters ahead.
Camping in Deosai, they say, penetrates the soul like nothing else and leaves a memory even for the most forgetful. The mystical land that has inspired a thousand stories written about the splendor of travelling, the enthralling beauty of nature and the magic of this serene land of the giants.
Hunza Valley in Northern Pakistan remains one of the most serene and sought after destinations by foreign tourist from across the world. With a history dating back to antiquity, the valley has long been known as the real embodiment of James Hilton’s famous 1933 novel “Shangri-La (the lost Horizon)”. Before the construction of the Karakorum Highway, which itself is considered 8th wonder of the world, Hunza Valley truly was a Shangrila, a happy land isolated from the rest of the world.
One of the world renowned festivals celebrated in Kalash is the Chilam Joshi festival during the month of May. The Kalasha believe that the pastoral god Sorizan protects their herds during autumn and winter, and so they host a winter festival to thank the God, Sorizon. Their other God, Goshidai protects the herds during summer and spring seasons and is thanked at the Chilam Joshi festival.