The month of May marks the official beginning of the summer season in Pakistan. It is under the glaring sun that the summer crops including maize, millet, and cotton are grown.
It is also the time when people from various parts of Pakistan make travel plans to avail their summer vacations in the best possible manner.
If you are planning to travel to Pakistan in the month of May, then read along to get to know the 3 places in Pakistan, which Jovago Pakistan recommends, to visit and to explore in the month of May in order to get enthralled by the offerings of the summer season.
1. Leepa valley
One of the most spectacular wonders that Azad Kashmir region offers to its visitors, the Leepa valley is a must visit in the summer season. This is because, during the summer season the lush green rice fields and the delicious walnut, apple, cherry and honey along with a variety of scenic spectacular beauty spell bounds the visitors who are exploring the valley.
On the foothills of the famous Hindukush mountain range, lies the beautiful valley of Chitral which is the largest district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Famous for its traditions, the valley is home to various tribes including the Kalash who are known for their backward lifestyle.
Whilst exploring the area, do make sure you attend the Chilam Joshi festival which is held in the middle of May every year to get a glimpse of the traditional yet colourful culture of the Kalash people.
This place is an embodiment of nature’s perfection. Located in the heart of Gilgit-Baltistan, Skardu is home to some of the highest mountains in the world including K2 and Gasherbrum.
Skardu enthralls its visitors with its diverse offerings which include mighty mountain peaks, rich, lush green pastureland, sparkling river water and even a cold desert.