Traveling to Pakistan! Best Camping Sites in Pakistan

If you are spending vacations in Pakistan and touring in different cities, camping around must be in your list. Usually camping is not so common in Pakistan but now days its growing day by day. Due to this you will not be able to identify the proper place / point where you can install your camp. Normally people want to camp on such sites where they want to feel the nature, zero traffic noise, no crowed, near to nature. But finding a right spot was not a east task, we have spotted some awesome placed inside Pakistan for you where you can install your tent and can enjoy the life in camp.

Right now we will be showing some beautiful places for best camping sites in Pakistan, stay tuned with us for more awesome content for tourism and travel.

Pir Chinasi

Altitude: 2752.4 m or 9030.3 feet
Coordinates: 34.387662, 73.559461
Locality: 30 Kilometers from Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir

How to reach Pir Chinasi?
There has been a new extensive paved road constructed till the Shrine on top of hill. There has been another wide cleared road constructed till the Shrine over slope. Camping can be done alongside remote camping spots in case you climb for 30 minutes towards the neighboring hill. Open transport from Islamabad to Muzaffarabad is accessible leaving consistently and would take around 4 hours. Take a Jeep or Bus ride from Muzaffarabad city to Pir Chinasi. Private vehicles including Suzuki Mehran can get there easily.

Best time to visit Pir Chinasi? Camping at Pir Chinasi is suggested starting from May till October. The best camping period is from June to September.

Pir Chinasi

Keran

Altitude: 1513.7 m or 4966.2 feet
Coordinates: 34.652120, 73.950186
Locality: 57 Kilometers from Muzaffarabad, Pakistani Kashmir

How to reach Keran?

There is cleared road up till this site. Open transport from Islamabad to Muzaffarabad and after that from Muzaffarabad to Keran. This site can be gotten to by private autos including Suzuki Mehran.

Best time to visit Keran? From May to September

Upper Neelum

Altitude: 1513.7 m or 4966.2 feet
Coordinates: 34.652120, 73.950186
Locality: Kilometers from Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir

How to Reach Upper Neelum:
The comfortable road is already constructed to this upper Neelum site. Community transport from Islamabad to Keran is available, and then it goes upper Neelum. Hiking is also possible there if you can do that. This site can be gotten to by private autos including Suzuki Mehran.

Best time to visit Upper Neelum? From May to September

Upper Neelum

Ratti Gali Lake

Altitude: 3733.4 m or 12248.6 feet
Coordinates: 34.828645, 74.054914
Locality: 18 kilometers from Dowarian this is 106 kilometers from Muzaffarabad and 22 kilometers from Athmuqam

How to Reach Ratti Gali lake?
The constructed road till Dowarian, is available and then go on 18 kilometers Off-road Jeep ride to Ratti Gali base Camp. Community transport is available from Islamabad to Dowarian. Private jeep may cost you almost 6000 Pakistani Rupees both ways to the base camp. You can drive your 4WD to the base camp is conceivable but not suggested due to road disorder.

Best time to visit? Late June to August

Sharda

Altitude: 1873.3 m or 6146.0 feet
Coordinates: 34.795804, 74.188337
Locality: 136 kilometers from Muzaffarabad

How to reach Sharda?
Community transport is available all the way to Sharda. Every private car can easily get to the camping site. The road is well-constructed.
Best time to visit Sharda? From June to September

Arang Kel

Altitude: 2379.0 m or 7805.0 feet
Coordinates: 34.810318, 74.346130
Locality: 19 Kilometers from Sharda. Kel, Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir

How to reach Arang Kel?
Community transport is available from Muzaffarabad to Kel. Every private car can easily get to the camping site. The road is well-constructed is available to Kel. Enjoy 2km chairlift from Kel to Arang Kel

Time to visit Arang Kel? From June to August

Arang Kel

TaoBat

Altitude: 2291.9 m or 7519.4 feet
Coordinates: 34.726803, 74.712702
Locality: 200 kilometers from Muzaffarabad, 39 Kilometers from Kel

How to reach TaoBat?
There is uncomfortable and unconstructed road you are going face from Kel to TaoBat. The vehicle 4WD is highly suggested. People with other vehicles may not get to the TaoBat. Community transport is available till Kel. If you don’t have 4WD conveyances then go for hiring a private jeep from Kel.

Time to visit TaoBat? From July to September

TaoBat

Leepa Valley

Altitude: 2012.1 m or 6601.3 feet
Coordinates: 34.295088, 73.891543
Locality: 105 Kilometers from Muzaffarabad

How to reach Leepa Valley?
You can have fully constructed and plaint road to Sharian. If you have your own 4WD, well & good, if not, you can rent a jeep to reach Leepa Valley
Best time to visit Leepa Valley? From June to September

Leepa Valley

Ganga-Hill

Altitude: 3733.4 m or 12248.6 feet
Coordinates: 34.074830, 73.787669
Locality: 2995.2 m or 9826.9 feet

How to reach Ganga-Hill?
The constructed road is available till Shudan Gali and then you need to have 3 hours hike to get the top. Community transport is available from Muzaffarabad and from Bagh. Private conveyances are need to be parked somewhere before you start climbing hike.

Best time to visit Ganga-Hill? July and August

Ganga-Hill

Banjosa Lake

Altitude: 1788.1 m or 5866.3 feet
Coordinates: 33.810438, 73.816604
Locality: 20 kilometers from the city of Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir

How to reach Banjosa Lake? The constructed road is available all the way to Lake and community transport is available to get the lake from Rawalakot. Private conveyances are also suitable if you have it and ready to drive.

Best time to visit Banjosa Lake?  From May to September

Banjosa Lake

Toli Peer

Altitude: 2530.2 m or 8301.1 feet
Coordinates: 33.893120, 73.906911
Locality: 30 Kilometers from Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir

How to reach Toli Peer?
The constructed road is available all the way to Lake and community transport is available to get the lake from Rawalakot. Private conveyances are also suitable if you have it and ready to drive.

Toli Peer

Shogran

Altitude: 2530.2 m or 8301.1 feet
Coordinates: 34.640734, 73.458340
Locality: 34 Kilometers from Balakot, 234 Kilometers from Islamabad via Karakoram Highway

How to reach Shogran?
The complete paved road is accessible for all sort of private cars all the way to Shogran

Best time to visit Shogran? Accessibility Period from June to September

Shogran

Siri Paye

Altitude: 3024.1 m or 9921.5 feet
Coordinates: 34.610925, 73.482999
Locality: 34 Kilometers from Balakot, 234 Kilometers from Islamabad via Karakoram Highway

How to reach Siri Paye?
You have to go through unpaved road at least up to 8 kilometers. If you are coming to this site from shogran then it may charge you one hour. You can also rent a jeep from Shogran.

Best time to visit Siri Paye? From June to September

Siri Paye

Lalazar

Altitude: 3024.1 m or 9921.5 feet
Coordinates: 34.610925, 73.482999
Locality: 20 Kilometers from Naran

How to reach Lalazar?
Paved road is available throughout the way to Naran. Then an unpaved road of few kilometers leads to Lalazar top. You should have 4WD jeep.

Best time to visit Lalazar? From June to September

Lalazar

Fairy Meadows

Altitude: 3321.2 m or 10896.5 feet
Coordinates: 35.380832, 74.577685
Locality: South of Raikot-Bridge on Karakoram Highway and then 393 Kilometers from Islamabad using Naran Road.

How to reach Fairy Meadows?
It takes around 3 hours if you off the road using 4WD jeep and you will be at Fairy Meadows. You can have public transport service from Islamabad that can help you to get Raikot Bridge and it may charge you 6000 PKR. If you want to be stay on safe side you can pay extra for hiring 3 hours guide for hiking.

Best time to visit Fairy Meadows? From July to September

Fairy Meadows


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