The country’s attractions range from the ruin of Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa to the Himalayan hill stations, for those interested in winter sports. Pakistan is home to several mountain peaks over 7000 m, which draws adventurers and mountaineers from around the world, especially K2.

The north part of Pakistan has many old fortresses, ancient architecture, and the Hunza, Chitral Valley, home to small Kalash people community and Fairy Meadows, Diamer District of Gilgit Baltistan.

The romance of the historic Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is timeless and legendary.

Punjab province has the historic city Lahore, Pakistan’s cultural capital, with many examples of Mughal architecture such as Badshahi Masjid, Shalimar Gardens, Tomb of Jahangir, and the Lahore Fort. Before the global economic crisis, Pakistan received more than 500,000 tourists annually since 2000.