Pakistan Sports & Outdoors

  • Crossing a stream
    Crossing a stream
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  • Birds of Hindu Kush
    Birds of Hindu Kush
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    at 4200 m, Shoghoor Biasin camp
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Pakistan Sports & Outdoors

  • Cricket

    Lahore Sports & Outdoors

    Pakistan has been world champion of Cricket and has also hosted world championship once. Cricket is not only famous in Lahore but it is famous every where in Pakistan. I have even seen kids playing cricket in the remote mountains of Pakistan. You will see people of all ages from kids to adults playing this game in streets. On Sundays when traffic...

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  • Golf Course

    Karachi Sports & Outdoors

    DHA Country & Golf Club is situated in Defence Housing Authority Phase 8 near Marina Club. Golf course & other club services are available for members only. With standard 18 hole golf course, they have flood lights for night golfing too. Besides Golfing they offer swimming pool, snooker & other indoor sports. Lunch/dining for members, their...

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  • Riding

    Islamabad Sports & Outdoors

    Horse riding is getting really popular in Islamabad because of its ideal environment for this sport. Now there are 3-4 private riding clubs operating within the capital where you may go for riding. Most popular of these is Riding Club operated by Islamabad Club. Few international schools have their own Riding clubs for their students but they...

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  • Skiing

    Nathia Gali Sports & Outdoors

    Folks, if you happen to be in Nathiagali and want some adventure and fun then Skiing is a good option. This facility is available at Green Spot (PAF Base Kalabagh). You can always go there and enjoy it. Equipment could be hired from ski resort.

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  • The Hike to Tirich Mir

    Chitral Sports & Outdoors

    Trekking in the lap of Terichmir Chitral, basically a trekking centre nerve where ever one moves it offers some trekking itinerary whether under the Quercus Elux and pine trees or over the challenging crevasses of immense glaciers. So here is an itinerary which would lead you to the famous and challenging Hindukush range in the...

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  • Hiking/Trekking

    Hunza Sports & Outdoors

    This trekking is for beginners and amateur hikers. The area between Gilgit and Chitral areas is called Ghizar and provides great chances for trekking and hiking. The most famous areas are Naltar, Yasin, Phander, Fairy Meadows, Hopar, Nagar and Shimsal Valleys. Especially in Naltar Valley, where a trekker can hike up to the Naltar Lakes. All...

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  • Cricket Crazy Country

    Pakistan Sports & Outdoors

    on every corner every piece of land you will see males of all ages playing cricket some with home made bats and the plastic ball from the inner of a kite ball of string they are all over, some play football but far and few

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  • Swimming

    Lahore Sports & Outdoors

    A hot summer & you are wetting youself in cool, cold & fresh waters of a swimming pool there is no other great feeling than that if you are on your summer holidays.. In Lahore you will see all the young generation gathering them self around the bank of the famous Lahore canal waiting for a dive....A great experience of an outdoor bath but with...

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  • Boating

    Karachi Sports & Outdoors

    Pakistan with a vast coastiline facing the Arabian sea provides ample opportunity for deep sea fishing and other water sports. However unfortunately little effort has been delled to promote this sport and other activities. However there are fishing/sports enthusiasts who have put in a lot of effort in developing this activity (see attached/linked...

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  • Fishing

    Islamabad Sports & Outdoors

    You can also enjoy fising at Rawal Lake but you need to take its permit first. Otherwise it is illegal and you might be punished by concerned authorities. Ideal time for fishing at Rawal dam is early morning. So if you wake up early and want to do some thing different so why not to think about fishing :-) Bring your fishing rods and other related...

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  • Horse Riding

    Nathia Gali Sports & Outdoors

    Folks, if you are crazy sports lover and want to ride horses then Nathiagali is the right place. You would find many horse-owners almost everywhere in Nathiagali. You can either opt for short routes in Nathiagali or otherwise you have options of longer routes like Miranjani and Mukhspuri peaks. There is a lovely track from governer house to...

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  • Playing Polo in the Hindukush

    Chitral Sports & Outdoors

    As far as my research and study about the sports of the kings’re concerned, Polo and Chess’re the sports which’re played by the kings in past. Chronicle tells us that Polo’s played in some parts of Persia and still there’re some similar sports’re (Buzkushi), practiced by the inhabitants of Badhkhshan and some parts of Tajikistan & Uzbukistan. But...

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  • White Water Rafting

    Hunza Sports & Outdoors

    The wild and roaring streams and rivers of the Northern Pakistan possess great potential for white and wild water sports. The rapids of these streams and rivers provide the ultimate adventure and thrill in mountain water sports and lend themselves to canoeing, Kayaking and white water rafting.Rafting in northern Pakistan excites the imagination....

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  • Kite Flying

    Lahore Sports & Outdoors

    Kite flying was a favorite sport in Lahore. Every weekend either it was summer or winter; people used to go up on the roofs of their houses and loved kite flying. Kite flying is banned for the last few years after annual kite flying festival “Basant” went out of control as local authorities had started sponsoring it as a tourism activity. Every...

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  • Cricket

    Karachi Sports & Outdoors

    Pakistani people are crazy about cricket. May be few of you wouldn’t have any clue about cricket but it is more like a baseball game. Everywhere you go in the city, you could watch youth playing cricket in the ground, streets, and parks, literally everywhere. National stadium Karachi is one of the main spot in Pakistan for cricket.

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  • Boating

    Islamabad Sports & Outdoors

    In evening times Pakistan Navy offers Sailing classes at Rawal Lake. You can take membership and with the help of their experienced coach you can learn this amaizing water sport. They also arrange sailing competitions within country and if you are really good in this game then you can get a chance to participate in International competition. So...

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  • Fishing

    Hunza Sports & Outdoors

    Fishing in lakes is common in the Northern Areas. Try fishing at Phunder Lake about 8 hrs drive from Gilgit. Great catch and lake abundant in fish like trout. Also try Rama Lake, about 6 hrs from Gilgit in the valley of Astore. Requires fishing permit from PTDC offices. Fishing is allowed only in special seasons.

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  • Hockey

    Lahore Sports & Outdoors

    Field Hockey is one of Pakistan's popular sports. Of course all sports in the subcontinent, exist in the shadow of Cricket, but even so, hockey has many takers. Pakistan is the 4th ranked team in the world today, with India coming in at 5th. Needless to say, that the rivalry on the field, between the two teams is big...

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  • Golf Club

    Islamabad Sports & Outdoors

    Are you good at Golf? If so then why do not you join Golf Club at islamabad? Golf is a nice game and playing this game in beautiful and very well maintained golf course of Islamabad is experience of life time. No matter if you are professional or amateur player, golf club has every thing for you. Its better if you have your own golf sticks, boots,...

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  • Rock Climbing

    Hunza Sports & Outdoors

    Rock climbing is done in Hunza And Baltistan (coming soon). The best option for rock climbing in Pakistan is definitely The Trango Towers, the finest rock pinnacle in the world. It is located in the Baltoro Glacier, Baltistan. Keep your passport and visas and also get a permit before doing such a thing, you can be airlifted out of the area by...

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  • Hiking

    Islamabad Sports & Outdoors

    There are several hiking trails and countless natural pathways in Margalla hills national park. The atmosphere is truly inspiring to the outdoor lover. The Margallas are excellent for hiking purposes and cater to both the serious hiker and the less serious enthusiast. Hiking in the Margallas affords the opportunity to walk through the numerous...

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  • Cycling

    Hunza Sports & Outdoors

    Cycling on one of the highest roads on Earth. Gotta be mad? Well no. Several foreigners are seen biking on the highway from Besham to Khunjerab. Thats a very tough job, about rises in height from 800 m to 4880 m and similar falls. Never tried it (thankfully). Try searching for websites on cycling the Karakoram highway on net.

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  • Cycling

    Islamabad Sports & Outdoors

    Islamabad is located very close to beautiful Margalla hills that make this city ideal for sports and mountain biking. From Margalla road you can always opt for mountain biking whenever you like. Lush green mountains, trees and nice weather would make your ride a real treat. Many youngsters of Islamabad prefer mountain biking on Margalla hills in...

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  • Play Polo

    Hunza Sports & Outdoors

    The Horse Polo of these Northern Areas are famous throughout Pakistan. The ball is hit around at amazing speeds and the horses do well to keep up with the ball. The spectators also have to be brave and sit above a low wall to which the ball hits and rebounds into play. The music also dictates the game. The famous polo teams are Gilgit and Chitral...

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  • Trekking

    The northern areas of Pakistan offer trekking- wonderland unrivalled in the entire world. Four of the world greated mountain ranges... the korakoram, himalaya, hindukush and pamir and almost 37 of the world's 100 highest peaks are located in these mountains. In no other part of the world can be found such a complex of mountain ranges, glaciers,...

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  • Go crazy with sports off the beaten path

    Polo is a sports of the elite in Pakistan, but is gaining popularity fast. It is played in all the major cities of Pakistan - Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and many small cities of northern region.Polo is fast developing as a family oriented spectator sports. It is a good to see families coming to the ground, cheering their teams and the...

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  • Trek to K2, Baltoro glacier

    Bonjour mon ami,On Baltoro glacier, it's a demanding trek and one should be enough fit for that, I'm talking about the trekkers, but there's much responsibility, comes on the shoulders of a tour leader, either inbound or outbound.But there's an advantage that you gain the altitide gradually, so there're less chances of falling prey to AMS or...

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  • Karachi Golf Club

    It is the oldest golf club in Karachi. The course was turfed, landscaped, and filled with greenery, making it one of the largest green areas in Karachi. The Karachi Golf Club was an affiliate of the Sindh Club in 1888 and registered as an independent club in 1891.The course was relocated to the present site in 1953. In 1991. The 18 holes Green...

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  • Rawalpindi Golf Course

    Completed in 1926 by Rawalpindi Golf Club, one of the oldest golf clubs of Pakistan, founded on 2nd November 1885. Elegant clubhouse with panoramic views over Faisal Mosque, the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and the golf course. This course is very famous for the beautiful landscaped fairways and well maintained greens. It is a 18 holes...

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  • Chinar Golf Course, Bhurban

    Bhurban is a small village and a hill station in Punjab, Pakistan about 15Km from Murree Hills and about 70 KMs from Islamabad. The course is situated 6000 feet above sea level, adjacent to Pearl Continental Resort Bhurban . It is nine hole beautiful landscaped golf course. While playing at this course you enjoy the surrounding and the beauty of...

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  • cricket rules

    on every corner every piece of land you will see males of all ages playing cricket some with home made bats and the plastic ball from the inner of a kite ball of string they are all over, some play football but far and few

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  • Polo - in its ancient form

    Polo is very famous sport in the Northern areas of Pakistan (Gilgit, Chitral, Skardu). This game is beleived to be originated in this part of the world. The greatest tournament takes place in shandur, the highest polo ground in the world, during the summer time.

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  • Cricket, Cricket and Cricket

    Although hockey is the national game of the country, but Pakistan is cricket crazy country. In major urban centres like Karachi and Lahore where full-sized cricket fields are a rare luxury, it is not uncommon to see cricket being played in narrow lanes and streets of the city.Pakistan had won world cup of cricket in 1992 and runners up in many...

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  • Enjoy Cricket at its Best

    There are many Cricket Stadiums all over the country. Especially in every major city of Pakistan there are international cricket stadiums such as Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Peshawar, Quetta, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Hyderabad, etc. etc. The Best ones among all of these are the first 3 Lahore, Karachi & Rawalpindi....

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  • People of Pakistan and Cricket

    Pakistanis and especially Lahori's try their best to watch a cricket match live in a cricket stadium instead of on their TV sets at home. This is a picture from one of the cricket matched in which me and my family went to support Pakistani Team against New Zealand's Cricket Team and finally we won this thrilling match at the end. The whole stadium...

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  • Pakistani Love Cricket

    There is one thing every Pakistani Love and its the game of Cricket. Though Americans might not have heard this name before but Britishers who are the inventer of this sport, know it very well. Its just because of them we play this game. Not to forget that Pakistan has been a British Colony. If you want to play cricket then you just have to go to...

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  • Angling Tour - Trout Treat

    Quick FactsDuration: 16 DaysBest Time: May - OctoberDifficulty Level: Moderate Day 01: Arrival at Islamabad Day 02: Departure by coach to Balakot. Lunch at Balakot. Transfer by jeeps to Naran, which is the heart of Kaghan valley. Check in hotel in Naran. Day 03: Full day tour fishing in Kaghan River with packed lunches and trout cooked on location...

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  • Mountain Biking..

    Quick Facts Duration: 20 DaysBest Time: Round the yearDifficulty Level: Strenuous Day 01: Arrival at Rawalpindi/Islamabad. City tour in the afternoon. Night stay in hotel. Day 02: Travel by coach to Mansehra. Overnight stay in hotel at Mansehra. Day 03: Bike trip (50 km) Mansehra to Balakot. Night in hotel at Balakot. Day 04: Bike trip (30 km)...

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  • Wild-boar Hunting...

    Quick FactsDuration: 8 DaysBest Time: Round the yearDifficulty Level: Strenuous Day 01: Arrival at Rawalpindi/Islamabad. City tour in the afternoon. Night stay in hotel. Day 02: Leave for Cheechawatni and spend night at Canal Rest House Cheechawatni. Day 03: Full day hunting around Cheechawatni and night in Rest House. Day 04: Full day hunting...

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  • Golfer's Paradise...

    Tour plan for the golfers...Day 01: Arrival at Rawalpindi/Islamabad. City tour in the afternoon. Night stay in hotel. Day 02: Golf at the Rawalpindi Club. Day 03: Golf at the Islamabad Club. Day 04: Departure to Murree. Golf at the Bhurban Club. Overnight stay in hotel. Day 05: Golf at Bhurban. Overnight stay in hotel. Day 06: Drive early to...

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  • Pakistan has some great Mountaineering...

    Well, my trip to Pakistan certainly couldn't be classified as mountaineering, but I trekked through some areas that were the main staging points for Mountaineering Expeditions. The array of 6000, 7000 and even a few 8000 metre peaks is staggering and at the moment, since Pakistan has undergone a lull in tourism I have heard that Royalty Peaks are...

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