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Top reasons to visit Pakistan in Summer 2022

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As the summer is already here, the bright yellow sun is out, schools are closed and everyone is looking forward to having a wonderful time with family and friends. It`s time to gear up your wardrobe with light and breezy clothes, adventure gear, and travel essentials. If you anticipate this season, then fun activities and travel are the top choices, and who would mind having a break from routine and work. Travel is the best way to create ever-lasting memories that you will cherish all your life. If you still haven`t decided where to head, we suggest a destination that absolutely is worth visiting and quite contrary to what the news always shows. It`s strategically situated in the Sub-continent. It`s Pakistan!

You might have some serious doubts about the mentioned, but there are numerous reasons to explore this part of the world. Pakistan is a land of colors, cultural diversity, heritage, rich history, historical sites, natural beauty, coastlines, bazaars, and food. It is all of it in one piece of land. And if you`re wondering which airline you should opt for traveling to Pakistan, then here is your answer. Etihad Airways is one of the leading and most preferred choices around the globe, with flights to 82 cities in 52 countries of the world, offering the best customer experience to their passengers. Etihad Airways lands in four major cities Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Peshawar. Fly Etihad in comfiest and spacious seats with sufficient leg space even in economy. Enjoy your flight with complimentary delectable cuisine, beverages, snacks, and diligent services by the co-operative staff. Entertain yourself with movies, TV and news for adults and kids alike. Long haul or a short-haul flight Etihad has something for everyone. Cozy up in soft blankets in the economy, rest well in business or have your travel cabin just how you like in first class. 

Here are top destinations in Pakistan for you to explore: 


The big, resilient, badass of a city has a history dating back to the 4th century BC when Alexander came to this area. Initially named Kolachi, it had been a port city and trade hub. From that to British Rule, it has a rich history. Over a period of time, it has become the country`s financial capital. Well, the food is the best in the city, at Burns road. Bazaars, food streets, old buildings, local areas, fishery, and port, are some of the attractions, but the city has more to offer if you`re looking for water adventure. A few kilometers away from the city is the "Charna Island," which is a paradise for scuba, snorkeling, and cliff diving enthusiasts to beat the city hustle. Family and groups easily reach the destination and enjoy their hearts out. 


Islamabad, the beautiful capital, is not only scenic but also has its own vibe. It has got so many eateries offering delicious local as well as continental and international delicacies. Margala Hills are perfect for trekking, and trail-3 & 5 for hiking are much needed activities. It is actually a start point to even more amazing places to be explored. The city has some best hotels to stay with all the facilities. Multiple fine dining and casual café spots make it easy to find a variety of food for locals and tourists alike.

Giligit - Baltistan

Land in Islamabad and head forward to Gilgit Baltistan or take a Direct flight to the land of valleys. Gilgit is blessed with snow peaks, valleys, lakes, pine, and cherry trees. There are abundant valleys of which Fairy Meadows is the most visited site.

Fairy Meadows 

Lush green grass, trees, and mountains welcome tourists all year round. It`s the most popular destination in Pakistan. You can either camp on your own or enjoy staying at wooden lodges and cabins. Adventure sports like mountaineering, hiking, trekking, cycling, bonfire, and hunting are some of the favorites among tourists. Stargaze at night, near Nanga Parbat base camp, is the perfect treat for those with sore city eyes. Temperatures get pleasant here in the summers. April-May and September to October are the best times to visit it. 


Peshawar is another Etihad destination that is culturally rich in values, morals, and history. This is the biggest city of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. There is a history behind everything from walking tours to historical sites, from museums to Bala Hisar Fort and governor house, from Qissa Khwani Bazar to Muhabbat Khan mosque and Warsak dam. The city happens to be around the area of one of the oldest civilizations as well. Decent options for staying in hotels and guest houses are also available. 

A number of places like Aansoo lake, Shogran, Malam Jabba, Swat Valley, Thandiani, Ayubia, Kalash Valley, Saif ul Mulook lake, and Nathia Gali are some of the must-visit places. From May to August, the temperatures are pretty bearable and decent. Adorned with fresh greenery, plains, and mountains, these can be explored going from Peshawar to onwards, in KPK. Make sure you plan well ahead of time to avoid being overwhelmed as there are so many places to explore. Any unforeseen delays and inconvenience can happen as summer is the busiest season for tourists from all around the world.