Pakistan offers some great spots travellers will enjoy.

Pakistan, a South Asia country, at first glimpse won't be painted as a place for tourists. However, the country has many gems to offer.

Did you know that it is the fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 207.77 million people. Its name means ‘land of the pure’ in Persian and Urdu.

We spotted some really cool pictures on Instagram of some Pakistan locations that we want to visit. Here it is:

Where: Katpana Lake, Skardu

Photo by: @MurreeOfficialPage

This man made lake provides the perfect spot to relax or have a picnic.

Where: Naran, Khyber

Photo by: @ShahmirKhaan

Naran is a town in upper Kaghan Valley in Mansehra District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of the Pakistan. The stunning views and great cuisine on offer is what makes it special.

Where: Sur Bandar, Gwadar

Photo by: @Dawnnewstv

Sur Bandar is within Balochistan. The scenery is captivating and the little boats near the water will make for great pictures.

Where: Shogran

Photo by: @tayyabbey

Shogran is small village on green plateau in Kaghan Valley at the height of 7,749 above surface. If you are going to Naran, you should add Shogran to your list as it is less than an hour away from Balakot.