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Palas valley, kohistan, Pakistan

26 July 2010 2 Comments

Located in Kohistan district of Khyber pakhtoonkhwa, in Pakistan. Palas Valley is famous for its rich wildlife, green mountains & beautiful forest. dispute its beautiful & attractive wildlife, this place is hidden from most of the tourists due to lack of hotels & tourists residences. people across the world have limited information & awareness about it. located on the left bank of the river Indus it has its boundaries with Allai. the local population is simple & a majority of them is uneducated. forests in palas is also a site for one of the world beautiful tragopan, that makes this place extremely important for western tragopan species. After the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, this place got special attention from several national & international NGOs & till now they have contributed a lot in rising the livelihood of the local population as well as promoting tourism for Palas valley.

Beautiful green mountains in the valley

karakoram highway… road to palas valley..

A rare & special species of Tragopan, found in the forests of Palas valley


  • Meengla said:

    Beautiful photos of a beautiful place.
    Thanks for sharing.

  • yasir khan said:

    nyce pics… lyke this vry mch….. really beautiful pakistan.. thankx

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