Pakistan’s ever-growing tourist industry has attracted honeymooners from across the globe. Pakistan’s rich geographical lands allows Pakistan to have a high ground in its strategical importance. Pakistan was recently ranked “The Best Holiday Destination” for 2020.
From empty serene beaches to snow-capped mountain, honeymooners can enjoy the luxury of natural landscapes while in traveling in Pakistan. It is safe for everyone to travel in Pakistan and admire the world’s richest landscapes. Honeymoon destinations in Pakistan has a lot to offer from luxury honeymoon destinations to pocket-friendly serene honeymoon destinations.
“You only live once. But if you do that right, even once is enough.”
You live only once. YOLO. The concept of YOLO honeymoons makes perfect sense since a trip with your special someone is the one to remember for a lifetime. Your experience shared by one of the people you care most about is worth going on that trip that will stay with your forever. It is worth the risk, as you and your partner will be hesitant at first to go, however, at the end of the day, you really do live one.
Make the most of your time with your loved ones and enjoy every moment with them while it lasts. Pakistan’s lavish landscape allows honeymooners to take a once a lifetime trip to the best honeymoon destinations of Pakistan and return back home satisfied with the tour. It is a risk worth taking and experience the beautiful landscapes Pakistani soil has to offer.
Recommended Pakistani honeymoon destinations: Neelum Valley Azad Kashmir, Banjosa Lake, Ratti Gali Lake, Fairy Meadows Hunza, Naran Shogran Neelum Valley, Hunza Valley, Skardu Valley, Chitral Valley, Kalam Swat Valley.
“For those who don not have much time or money at their disposal”
Pakistan is well-known for the hospitality it has to offer to the tourists. Money is mostly the among the last thing on their mind while travelling in Pakistan. Many people may not be lucky enough to enjoy the luxury honeymoon destinations, and Pakistani honeymoon destinations have just the solution for them. if easy, fast-paced and cost-effective honeymoon that you can enjoy some quality time with your partner, is all you ever need then Pakistan is your go to.
Recommended honeymoon destinations in Pakistan for mini-moons: Islamabad sightseeing, Lahore Fort, Badshahi mosque, Keenjar Lake, Hala, Gorakh Hills stations, Bhit Shah, Kund Malir, Astola Island.
Two Honeymoons: Mini-moon now; a longer honeymoon later
For those who cannot manage the desperately needed long romantic escape, immediately after getting hitched
Truth be told; Pakistani weddings come with massive expenses. Many families find it hard to adjust their budget accordingly. Luckily, certain places in Pakistan are inexpensive to travel and allows couples to plan a short inexpensive honeymoon that will prove to be their dream honeymoon destination. This will suffice for their necessary honeymoon immediately after marriage and they can later on plan a honeymoon for longer span of time.
Recommended honeymoon destinations for a second honeymoon in Pakistan: , Murree, Nathia Gali, Thandiani, Siri Paye Meadows, Neelum valley Azad Kashmir, Naran Kaghan.
“For the brave hearts who love the very idea of thrill”
Most honeymoon destinations in Pakistan are not meant for the weak hearted. Though there are many destinations where a couple can enjoy sightseeing at places where they can have their quality romantic honeymoon. However, adventurous honeymoon destinations in Pakistan are the most popular traveling destinations in Pakistan that gives travelers the thrill of the moment. The steap cliffs and the challenging paths to the mountains and the dark rainforests of Pakistan, will give couples a trip to remember.
Recommended adventurous honeymoons in Pakistan: Kalam for trekking, Noshaq Peak for mountain climbing, Swat river for river rafting, Karachi for parasailing, Malam Jabba for skiing, Hindu Kush, Pamir, the Karakorum for trekking, Deosai plains for fishing, Churna Island for Snorkeling.
“For those who love to travel because of their love for food”
Pakistan has just as diverse cuisines as it is diverse in its landscapes. Pakistanis travel miles away from their homes just to try the rich delicious meals of another place. Pakistani cuisines are not only flavorful but diverse and exotic too. Some places serve extravaganzas for couples to devour and many serve comfort foods that give couples the taste of affection as they eat their favorite meals.
Recommended gourmet honeymoons in Pakistan: Port Grand (Karachi), Do Dariya (Karachi), Diva Restaurant (Rawalpindi), Monal restaurant (near “Daman-e-Koh” in Islamabad), Old Anarkali Food Street (Lahore), Haveli restaurant (Lahore).
For those who wish to do some good together, Murree, Nathia Gali, Thandiani, Siri Paye Meadows Pakistani society is no stranger to humility, compassions, generosity, and hospitality. While many newly weds seek out to go to the most extravagant and luxury honeymoon destinations, many couples feel otherwise. They want to return back to the society that has given them so much to be grateful for. Instead of spending a lot of money on lavish honeymoons, certain couples want their time together to be unique and full of positivity. A great way to give back to the community is through volunteer honeymoons.
Recommended volunteer honeymoons in Pakistan: Teaching in Gilgit, Hunza, Skardu, and Chitral.
“For others looking to add to the idea of responsible travel”
To avoid leaving a carbon footprint because you are a little too conscious of where the world is heading to, luckily you can have an eco-friendly honeymoon in Pakistan too. Many places in Pakistan are promoting eco-tourism as the Pakistani government is recognized across the world for its effective steps to counter global warming. Many eco-friendly incentives are being implemented in Pakistan and couples can in fact enjoy their time travelling in Pakistan, whilst not leaving a carbon footprint.
Recommended eco-tourism honeymoon resorts in Pakistan: Neelum Valley Azad Kashmir, Banjosi Gali Lake, Ratti Gali Lake, Fairy Meadows Hunza, Naran Shogran Neelum Valley, Hunza Valley, Skardu Valley, Chitral Valley, Kalam Swat Valley, Banjosa, Nathiagali.
Digital Detox Honeymoons
“For those who wish to live the moment rather than creating digital stories for others to see”
Sometimes, one need to put their phones and gadgets away and live in the present while taking in the life around us. The northern areas of Pakistan may not have a strong internet, but it can serve as a great digital detox for the couples. Without internet, people are more connected with the reality and their surroundings. The northern areas of Pakistan have beautiful and awe-inspiring sights for tourists to enjoy. They are not only cost-effective places to travel to, but the scenic beauty of the north Pakistan is unmatched by any other place around the world.
Recommended digital detox honeymoons in Pakistan: Gilgit, Skardu, Chilas, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Mardan, Nowshera, Gawadar.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT PAKISTANI HONEYMOON TRENDS
- Is it safe to go for a honeymoon in Pakistan?
Pakistan has had a long history of terrorism attacks, however, after a school attach on 16th December 2014, the situation had drastically improved. Pakistan army and the politicians have made considerable advancement in marginalizing the militants. Therefore, especially for the western honeymooners, it is relatively safe for them to travel in Pakistan, even the northern areas.
- Is it easy to communicate with the locals of Pakistan?
Travelers at many points need to interact with the locals when traveling and it is inconvenient for them to learn the native languages of the countries they are traveling to. English is a unifying language that many people across the world are taught from the very beginning. In Pakistan, the native language is most commonly Urdu, but it is surprising to see at how most people know the English language and can very well communicate with the foreigners at ease.
- How is the food in Pakistan?
Foreigners usually enjoy Pakistani cuisines as they are not insanely spicy and very flavorful. They are also incredibly diverse and varies from location to location. Chai is staple beverage that all Pakistanis share the love for. Pakistani dishes are commonly meat oriented that are found in restaurants, however there are tons of vegetarian dishes to choose from as well.
- What is the best time to come for honeymoon in Pakistan?
You can travel to Pakistan all year around, however the best time to travel to travel to Pakistan is from may to October. Foreigners usually travel to Pakistan during the wintertime, and if you are not traveling in winter you enjoy the scenic beauty of Pakistan all by yourself and your loved one.
- Should foreign women cover up??
It is highly appreciated when foreigners show respect to the customs of the locals. In the north of Pakistan, the locals do not expect you to veil yourself completely, however for the sake of preserving the traditions of Pakistani culture it is advised to not show too much skin. Crop tops or extremely short shorts for women are advised against.
- Is it easy to get a visa to Pakistan?
It is fairy easier to get a visa than it used to a couple of years ago. In case of an American passport, it should not be very difficult to get a visa, but it is advised to use a European visa for convenience in case you have one. At most the process normally takes a weeklong process in which the authorities ask fairly interesting questions like the name of your father or your mother’s maiden name.
- What is the accommodation like in Pakistan?
As most travelers to Pakistan prefer traveling the northern areas, the hotels are in fact moderately priced and grand. They are palaces turned to hotels and serve as immense convenience to the tourists. Honeymoon spent in these hotels are worth it and will prove to be one to remember.