Saturday, December 19, 2015

Neela Sandh Rawalpindi)

Neela Sandh is located in Mori Syedan, Tehsil Kotli Satian, District Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
It is almost 40 km away from capital city Islamabad. It is easily accessible at 45 minutes drive from Khanapul on Lahtrar Road.
Neela Sandh is a place of series of attractive natural ponds of crystal clear bluish water along lush green valleys. There is waterfall, which is main attraction.  This water fall, ponds and surrounding hills make it worth a place to visit.
Neela Sandh is in a hilly area. There is no a such modern technologyThere are huts after every 4 to 5 kilometers / their houses are mostly sheltered as sometime snow also falls in that region.
Neela Sandh has pleasant climate.Mostly People speak Pahari, but Urdu and Punjabi languages are also used.People sources of earning include forestry and a bit of farming. Mostly they move toward Islamabad and Rawalpindi region in order to get jobs.
Tourist can visit this place on personal transport like car,.bike or bus. 

Friday, December 4, 2015

Waterfall in Pakistan

Charm Waterfall (Bagh- Azad Kahmir)

Jarogo waterfall (Swat)

Manthokha waterfall Khaplu, Skardu, Pakistan

Narr Waterfall, Dadyal, Azad Kashmir

Neela Sandh Waterfall ( Mori Syedan - Rawalpindi)

Sajikot Waterfall (Tehsil havelian- Abbottabad)

Shaban Waterfall (Quetta)

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Peaks of Pakistan


Disteghil Sar or Distaghil Sar is the highest mountain in the Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range, in Gilgit-Baltistan. It is the 19th highest mountain on earth and the 7th highest peak in Pakistan. The mountain has an about 3 km long top ridge above 7400m with three distinct summits: (north) west 7885m, central 7760 m, and (south)east 7696m or 7535m 


Kanjut Sar is a mountain located in the Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range. It lies within the Gilgit-Baltistan province of Pakistan. It is the 26th highest mountain on Earth and the 11th highest in Pakistan.
Kanjut Sar consists of two peaks:
Kanjut Sar I at 7,760 metres (25,459 ft).
Kanjut Sar II, to the south east of I, at 6,831 m (22,411 ft).

Friday, November 20, 2015

Chotiar Reservoir Lake

Chotiari Dam is an artificial water reservoir It is locate 35 km away from Sanghar city in the province of Sindh 

Chotiari  lake has  rich biodiversity and a junction complex of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems of deep water, shallow marshes, riverine forest, ephemeral channels, agriculture land and sand dunes Chotiari compassing north western flanks of 'Achro Thar' desert sand dunes that forms its north eastern & eastern boundaries and images a consoling picture in contrast with quaint rainbow beauty of charming hamlets with artistic cone-shaped straw cottages, encircled with silken sand dunes and eastern edge of lower

Nara Canal which forms its western and southern margins with an astonishing nature view of riverine forest and agriculture lands with colorful bird. 

Nara  Caaal
Chotiari  is a unique system of lakes, swamps, sand dunes; the islands, old trees and wetlands  in the adjoining patches 120 feet existed in the lakes. of Achro Thar, lower Nara canal and sand dunes elevated upto sand dunes elevated upto 120 feet existed in the lakes.

It is also wetland and habitation of birds, reptiles and small mammals.It was having a significant population of Chinkara, Houbara, bustard, Desert cat, Fishing cat, Caracal, Porcupine, Wild boar, Mangrove, Desert hare, Foxes, Jackal, wild ases and Squirrels In the same sequence, it was considered a safe sanctuary for hog dear, python and various extinct species and nesting & feeding grounds for a variety of resident and enormous migratory Siberian birds, out of which marbled teal was using it as breeding place. Chotiari has also a unique opportunity to be the home place of Sindh warbler which is endemic to Sindh

Chotiari Dam has a rare ecosystem Inside the  Chotiari is nature at its best providing a sanctuary for migratory birds, a heaven for star gazers, home to different species of fish. 

Chotiari Dam can be accessed from two different sides. One is to reach Jamrao Head, locally called “Mundh Jamrao” which is approximately 80 km from Nawabshah city, and then take road along with Ranto Canal, a tributary of Nara Canal to reach north embankment. The second option is to go to Sanghar city and then reach Achro, the official entrance of Chotiari reservoir.

Before the construction of reservoir this site was home to few natural lakes were fed by tributaries of Nara Canal

The main purpose of construction this dam is discharging saline water of Left Bank Outfall Drain (LBOD). The dam is extended to 24300 acres with storage capacity of 0.75 million acre feet


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

PIYALA LAKE {Kaghan Valley)

Pyala Lake is located in Kaghan Valley in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan  The word "Piyala" means "Bowl" in Pashto. It is located at an elevation of 3,410 metres (11,190 ft)

It is a very small lake besides the Kunhar River at Jalkhad. In winters there is severe snowball and surrounding area is frozen.

Monday, March 9, 2015

List of Botanical Gardens in Pakistan

A botanical garden is a place where plants, especially ferns, conifers and flowering plants, are grown and displayed for the purposes of research and education. This distinguishes them from parks and pleasure gardens where plants, usually with showy flowers, are grown for public amenity only. Botanical gardens that specialize in trees are sometimes referred to as arboretums. They are occasionally associated with universities, zoos.

Research Botanical Gardens
  • Forman Christian College Botanic Garden, Lahore
  • Bagh-e-Jinnah, Lahore
  • Botanical Collections of Kashyap's Museum at GCU, Lahore
  • Karachi University Botanic Garden, Karachi
  • Pakistan Forest Institute Botanical Garden, Peshawar
  • National Herbarium, Islamabad
  • Shah Abdul Latif Herbarium and Botanical Garden of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
  • Shakarganj Sugar Research Institute Botanical Garden, Jhang
  • GC University Lahore Botanic Garden, Lahore
  • University of Peshawar Botanic Garden (UPBG),Peshawar
  • Rani Bagh Arboretum, Hyderabad
  • Sukh Chayn Gardens, Lahore
  • Botanic Garden University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  • Botanic Garden at Sindh University, Jamshoro
  • Botanic Garden of Government College for Women, Lahore
  • Botanic Garden of Qarshi Industries, Hattar
  • Danishmandan Botanic Garden Lahore
  • Liaqat Ali Botanic Garden, Peshawar
  • Public Botanical Gardens
  • Bagh-e-Jinnah, Lahore
  • Rani Bagh Arboretum, Hyderabad
  • Sukh Chayn Gardens, Lahore
  • Botanic Garden of Islamia University, Bahawalpur
  • Botanic Garden of Government College , Faisalabad
Public Botanical Gardens
  • Bagh-e-Jinnah, Lahore
  • Rani Bagh Arboretum, Hyderabad
  • Sukh Chayn Gardens, Lahore

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Kala Chitta Mountain Range

Kala Chitta Mountain Range is a mountain range located in the Attock District of Punjab, Pakistan.

The Kala Chitta Range rises to an average height of 450-900 metres (3,000 ft)  above sea level and extends for about 72 kilometres (45 mi) in the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa The Kāla Chitta Range thrusts eastward across the plateau toward Rawalpindi; the valleys of the Haro and Soan rivers cross the plateau from the eastern foothills to the Indus river.

Kala Chitta Mountain is also known as Kala Chita Ghar, Kala Chitta Dhar, Kala-Chitta Range, Kāla Chita Ghār, Kāla Chitta Dhār, Kālā-Chitta Range.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Vigne Glacier ( Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan)

Vigne Glacier is a glacier in Karakoram Mountain Range in Gilgit–Baltistan region of  Pakistan. It is located near Gondogoro Glacier and Baltoro Glacier.

Vigne Glacier  provides access to Gondogoro (La) Pass.In Concordia Vigne Glaciers meets with other Glaciers. 

The glacier is named after Godfrey Vigne (1801-1863), an early British traveller in Kashmir and Baltistan.