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Northern Areas Attract Huge Crowd: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC)

The northern areas of country are attracting a large number of domestic tourists from across the country due to snowfall season , says Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) PTDC officials on Friday

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 11th Jan, 2019 ) :The northern areas of country are attracting a large number of domestic tourists from across the country due to snowfall season , says Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) PTDC officials on Friday.

An official of PTDC told APP that Chitral, Kalam, Malamjabba, Dir, Swat, Kaghan, Naran, Shangla, Murree, Gillayat, Neelum Valley, Skardu, Bagh received snowfall every year and have become the centre of attraction for tourists.

He said that Pakistan had great potential for adventure tourism, adding that the country had the world‘s highest mountains which had a great attraction for the visitors.

He said that the country had the distinction of having five peaks above 8,000 meters each, including the second loftiest mountain, K-2.

Pakistan also has the largest glaciers on the globe outside the polar region, which offers tremendous attraction for adventurers.

PTDC is introducing a Tourism Friends Club membership to promote tourism activities in country.

Under the scheme, better tourism facilities would be provided to members at affordable rates, an official of PTDC told APP .

He said that national or international citizen who could prove his/her identity would be entitled to apply for membership subject to the conditions determined by PTDC from time to time.



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