During the five Eid holidays, more than 600,000 tourists visited more than seven major tourist spots in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). According to the tourism department, the visits were largely concentrated in the Malakand and Hazara divisions.
Tourist data was collected by the police, Levies checkpoints, assistant commissioner’s offices, Kaghan Development Authority, and Galiyat Development Authority, according to a statement released on Friday. On the first day of Eid, nearly 24,140 individuals visited seven tourism attractions, according to the data.
Upper Dir, Kalam Valley, Malam Jabba, Galiyat, Chitral, Kaghan, and Naran were among the locations targeted. On May 2, 20,000 people visited the Galiyat region, and 18,000 on May 3. On the second day of Eid, 7,500 people visited Kaghan and Naran.
On May 4, more than 100,000 tourists arrived in the province, including 25,000 visitors each in Malam Jabba and Galiyat. Naran and Kaghan attracted 13,500 visitors, while Upper Dir attracted 27,000 visitors.
On May 5, almost 200,000 individuals visited the aforementioned tourist destinations, with Upper Dir attracting the most tourists with 100,000, followed by Malam Jabba (85,000), Galiyat (60,000), and Lower Chitral (40,000). (20,000). On the same day, 12,500 people visited Kalam, Swat, Kaghan, Naran, and Mansehra.
On May 6, a total of 240,300 people visited these areas, with Malam Jabba reaching a new high of 110,000. 65,000 people in Galiyat, over 24,000 in Kaghan and Naran, 11,000 in Lower Chitral, 14,000 in Upper Dir, and 15,000 in Kalam Valley followed.