The most picturesque places of South Asia are located on the territory of Pakistan, this country keeps traces of a history that has been more than 5 thousand years old. The ancient kingdom of Harappa, which existed in the XXIII-XVII centuries BC, early Buddhists The Gandhars, the heirs of Alexander the Great, the Seleucids and the Great Moguls left their mark here. The remains of the most grandiose Buddhist monasteries are still hiding in the foothills of the Himalayas, medieval Muslim mystics – Sufis live in old cities, and the magnificent temples of Lahore keep secrets Akbar The great one.
Pakistan is still waiting for a stormy dawn of tourism in the future, but so far the infrastructure is very poorly developed. Good and comfortable hotels are concentrated in the capital of Islamabad, as well as Lahore and Karachi. Due to tensions and frequent military conflicts in the region, many areas are dangerous for foreigners to visit. But the authorities are trying to offer guests a varied and interesting vacation. Sightseeing and ethnographic tours are in the first place in Pakistan, followed by sports and extreme tourism.