Sunday, July 24, 2011

27 Amazing View of the nature in Asia

[1] Astola Island [near Pasni Baluchistan 40 km from shore].


Astola is the largest offshore island and the only significant offshore island in the northern Arabian Sea.

[2] Arror Rock [near Rohri in Sindh]


The shape of rock was caused by unknown natural forces. There is also a Shrine on the top

[3] TUNNEL AND BRIDGE


This is an amazing view of a tunnel and bridge over a river on the railway track from "Rohri to Quetta". This track passes through 20 tunnels and over 368 bridges. It's the longest Railway gradient of world, and most scenic Railway ride of Asia.

[4] Marala Headworks, Sialkot


Mountains of Jammu & Kashmir in the background.

[5] Attabad Lake


Also known as Hunza Lake is a lake in the Hunza Valley of northern Pakistan. The beautiful lake was formed due to a massive landslide at Attabad village in Gilgit-Baltistan, 9 miles (14 km) upstream (east)
of Karimabad that occurred on January 4, 2010.

[6] WALL OF SINDH


RESEMBLING THE Great Wall of China. It's Wall of Sindh in Ranikot (3 hrs drive from Karachi). It's the part of one of the Largest Fort in World, Fort of Ranikot.

[7] Kalam Valley.


It is a valley along the upper reaches of the Swat River in Swat. Kalam Valley is known for its waterfalls, lakes and lush green hills, and is a 270 km drive from Islamabad.

[8] Kachura Lake.


The Kachura Lakes are two lakes in the Skardu District of Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern Pakistan. The lakes, at 2,500 metres (8,200 ft) in elevation, are Upper Kachura Lake and Lower Kachura Lake.

[8] This is a 'Mud Volcano'.


In Pakistan there are more than 80 active mud volcanoes, all of them in Baluchistan province; there are about 10 locations having clusters of mud volcanoes. In this region, the heights of mud volcanoes range between 800 to 1,550 feet (243.8 to 472.4 m). The most famous is Chandaragup.

[9] The Great Trango Tower. 6,286 m (20,608 ft).


The east face of the Great Trango Tower features the world's greatest nearly vertical drop. [aka Tallest vertical mountain of world] Located in Gilgit-Baltistan Region. This is one of the most difficult mountains to climb.

[10] Laila Peak, Hushe, Karakoram Range.


It has a distinctive spear-like shape. One of the most beautiful & scenic snow covered mountain of the world. The Laila peak has been climbed only twice.

[11] This is Biafo Glacier


It's a 63 km long glacier in the Karakoram Mountains meets the 49 km long Hispar Glacier at an altitude of 5,128 m (16,824 feet) at Hispar La (Pass) to create the world's longest glacial system outside the polar regions.

[12] Makran


The present day Makran derived its name from Maka, a satrap of Achaemenid Empire. Maka was an important early eastern satrapy of Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Empire.

[13] K2.


It is the second-highest mountain on Earth, only after Mount Everest. It has a peak elevation of 8,611 m [28,251 feet]

[14] Concordia Base Camp


This is the view from Concordia towards the valley of the Baltoro Glacier at dawn. On the left [Paiju peaks], middle ,[Trango towers] & on the right [Grand Cathedra]

[15] The epic Lake Saiful Muluk


It is located at the northern end of the Kaghan Valley near Naran, Pakistan. The clarity of the water comes from the multiple glaciers all around the high basin which feed the lake.

[16] Village Halmet, Neelum Valley.


Neelum Valley is definitely another hidden pearl. No other valley in Kashmir can compare this valley and even
most of the People know little about it, gets very few visitors.

[17] Lansdowne Bridge of Rohri


A marvel of nineteenth century engineering, the 'longest "rigid" girder bridge in the world' at that time, was begun in 1887. Designed by Sir Alexander Meadows Rendel, the girder work weighing a massive 3,300 tons was erected by F.E. Robertson, and Hecquet.

[18] Hingol National Park of Baluchistan


It got Mysterious Mud mountains, beautiful blue water Hingol river, desert and deep blue Arabian sea. [3.5 hrs drive from Karachi on Makran coastal highway]

[19] Cold Desert of Skardu


white sand or icy land? This is one of the most beautiful tourists attraction of Northern areas. There are huge sand plains in Skardu.

[20] Passu Peaks, Hunza


Mysterious mountains stand like a wall between Hunza river and valley.

[21] Uli Biaho Tower


It is a peak near Trango Towers and Baltoro Glacier in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. It consists of two main peaks, Uli Biaho Tower (listed by Roskelley as 19,957 feet, and by Kopold as 6109 m (20,058 feet)); and Uli Biaho Peak (Kopold: 6417 m), which as of 2006 was unclimbed.

[22] Rakaposhi MOUNTAIN


Rakaposhi is also known as Dumani [Mother of Mist]. It is situated in the Nagar valley.

[23] Nanga Parbat.


It is the ninth highest mountain on Earth and among the eight-thousanders with a summit elevation of 8,126 meters (26,660 ft). It is also an immense, dramatic peak that rises far above its surrounding terrain.

[24] Karamber Lake.


Karambar Pass marks the boundary between the Chitral and Ishkoman Districts of Pakistan. The Karmabar Lake is almost 3 km long approx and it is 4300 meters above sea level. The flowers of autumns are worth seeing on this lake.

[25] Deosaid plains, Skardu


[26] Bara Pani, Deosai


[27] Dudiptsar Lake


Dudipat Lake is a lake encircled by snow clad peaks in Lulusar-Dudipatsar National Park. The lake lies in the extreme north of the Kaghan Valley.