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I had dreamed of being on Deosai since Eventually got there in the summer of It was every bit like the descriptions I had read in. Deosai: Land of the Giant 25 April Bookmark and Share. From DEOSAI: THE LAND OF THE GIANT – available at Sang-e-Meel Publications. For centuries, it is believed that this place is haunted by giants, thus the name ‘ The Land of the Giants’ came into being. The weather in quite.

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The Deosai National Park was established in to protect the survival of the Himalayan brown bear and its habitat.

Ishrat Rizvi Apr 28, No words this gracious Nature! Adventurer you are most welcome in Karachi and Deosai!

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The vastness, the undulating views, the eerie emptiness is breathtaking. OMG Pure beauty, appeasing and refreshing Junaid Apr 28, Ilyas Apr 28, What a opportunity to make these spots tourist friendly to come and enjoy. Regulated, responsible and o sound development is the real challenge; indeed, losing our only significant natural heritage to heightened tourist traffic is not an option. Imran Apr 28, So, the name Deo Giant has its historic significance as well.

Ahsan Apr 27, I’m saying this because we as a nation lack cleanliness. Visibility was not too good due to snowfall, but it was a heartening sight anyway. InHimalayan Wildlife Project was founded with a substantial financial support from international environmental concerns.

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There were also observed some medicinal plants which are locally famous i. Deosai has a deafening silence, a silence spanning over centuries. I must say your photography technique is superb. This ggiant remained uncrossable for ages due to abundance of variety of wildlife here.

Eventually my friend Nadeem Khawarthe well-known nature and wildlife photographer, who I call Guru, agreed to spend three months on Deosai.

Never seen such a beautiful place, some one should arrange with Tourism department to arrange for regular trips, and should foreigner be informed about such places in Pakistan. Pakistani Apr 28, Reviewed September 20, Some pictures are really unbelievable, Such a high quality pictures??????

Perhaps we atleast could tell that great man that we are all his son and his son life will not go in vain as we will try our best to make this country a better place for all to live in. Syed Mehdi Bukhari Updated Jul 20, Anyone stop Salman Rashid Thanks for sharing, indeed it is beautiful. So, you, good people, are the Chosen Ones.

The land of Giants, Roof of World – Deosai National Park

Hope the relationship between our countries settle peacefully. Sarah this part of the country is quite safe.

They are nothing like anything else in the world. Any credible resource for more information? Dear Dawn Please start an Indian edition. Taimoor Khan India, Afghanistan Algeria. This place is sure on my “places to go” list yiant. Pakistan can truly become a great Tourist destination, especially for country in the neighbourhood.


But these Northern Areas of Pakistan were always safe no problem at all. The Deosai Plains are also home to the Himalayan ibexred foxgolden marmot locally called Phiagray wolfthe Ladakh urialthe snow leopardand over resident and migratory birds. Billu Apr 27, I should have turned back to Skardu that day from Sadpara Check Biant.

Deosai: The land of giants

Thank you Mehdi to bring out whats best in Pakistan. Research by the French ethnologist Michel Peissel makes a claim that the story of ‘Gold-digging ants’ reported by the Greek historian Herodotuswho lived in the 5th century BC, was founded on the golden Himalayan Eeosai of the Deosai plateau and the habit xeosai local tribes such as the Minaro to collect the gold dust excavated from their burrows.

If so, is it safe there? Although it is another thing that since I devised the title Land of the Giant, it has been used by others without so much as a thank you. Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value.