Welcome to Pakistan

Pakistan is a large, populous and multiethnic country of South Asia at the crossroads of Central Asia, East Asia and South Asia. It has borders to its north west and north with, Afghanistan, to the north-east China, to its east India and to its west Iran. Its south coast looks over the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean. It is strategically located astride the ancient Silk Road and the trade route of the Khyber and Bolan passes between the countries of Southern Asia and South-Central Asia.

The northern and western highlands of Pakistan contain the soaring Pamir and Karakoram mountain ranges. The Baluchistan Plateau lies to the west, and the Thar Desert and an expanse of alluvial plains, the Punjab and Sind, lie to the east. The Indus River and its tributaries flow through the country from the Kashmir region to the Arabian Sea.

From the Karakoram Highway’s peaks, to the mosques of Lahore, stunning Mughal architecture, a proud culinary heritage, to the beaches near Karachi, and some of Asia’s most hospitable and respectful people – Pakistan has a lot to offer.