There’s no doubt that the northern areas of Pakistan are truly heaven on Earth, making you feel at peace just by setting eyes on their magnificent landscape pictures.
I mean look at this
But stop right there, zara South ki taraf bhi ayee aur ye check karain!
There’s an explored, beauuutiful beach on Astola Island which is located 39 kilometers northeast of Pasni, Balochistan which will also make you go like, ‘Dayum son, is this in Pakistan?’
The island is popular as ‘Jazeira Haft Talar’ meaning ‘Island of the Seven Hills’.
And the views will just make you feel like you’re in some Hollywood epic adventure movie!
The views are hauntingly beautiful transporting you to some place magical
The graying evening sky over the hills makes it look absolutely majestic
This beach is home to a variety of marine life that will make you think more about the ocean if you don’t already
Have you ever seen double-finned flying fish? Say no more, you can find them on Astola Island
If you go for scuba diving, you can find coral reef as well!
— VisitPakistan?? (@VisionWeekly) April 27, 2015
And you can find lil’ baby turtles here as well *_*
And so, this is why Astola Island has been declared as the first marine protected area of Pakistan which means that marine life of Astola Island will be conserved and protected under the international laws of wildlife conservation.
The gushing waves of the sea colliding at the rocky hills will make you shudder to your core
The rocky hills are a perfect location to test your hiking skills
The sunset and sunrise on the island will leave you in awe and admiration of mother nature
regram @dawn_dot_com Breathtaking #sunset from the seven #hills of #Astola island. It is also known as Jezira Haft Talar (Island of the Seven Hills) because of the small, rocky mountains that stretch across the 15sq km island. #Astola is a tough yet popular destination for camping and eco-tourism. People usually set up camp at the beach and go snorkeling, deep sea diving and even hunt fish under water. Read photo blog by @abbasalitoor on our website Dawn.com #AstolaIsland #beauty #colors #Island #nature #photography #naturephotography #Balochistan #Pakistan
And if you love collecting sea shells, you’ll find them here in countless designs and patterns!
It’s not just Sunsets and sunrises. The night sky is also equally mesmerizing
Camping out late at night at Astola will make you forget all kinds of chaos around you.
So, what are you waiting for?
Cover image courtesy: defence.pk