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Although the western media wants you to believe this is a very dangerous place loaded by terrorists, go there and make out for yourself. I beleive there's much more dangerous places in the world in terms of criminality for instance. Yes, there are some assaults, but like in the rest of the world these are caused by a small group of people. Just listen to the locals who will be happy to tell you where you can go and where you better shouldn't go. We felt safe everywhere we went and felt very welcome. There's areas where people depend on tourism, so help them by going there, you won't regret.
Pakistan is an yet undiscovered gem with most hospitable and friendly people, and the north is simply magnificent and great for motor riding. A real adventure!


There's some great places to stay:
Dalbandin
hotel
500 roepies for a double
safe parking and first place after Iran serving cold !


Lahore
Regale Internet Inn
200 roepies per person
very friendly and helpful management
WIFI, rooftop terrace
secured parking 5 minutes away


Mansehra
Aashiana Hotel
600 roepies for double (low season)
the best hotel we had, with all conveniences in reach
parking, WIFI, heater and hot shower!
very friendly staff
www.hotelaashiana.com


Gilgit
Madina guesthouse
490 double / 190 dorm
again very nice and interesting people who run the guesthouse
internet and safe parking


Karimabad Hunza
World Roof Hotel
400 roepies
safe parking and a balcony to your room with a mindblowing view on some of the mighty peaks of pakistan!

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hi,.well any place apart from a 4 star or a 5 star hotel is cheap (ranging from 500 rs to 1500rs a night ).. in lahore and especially all along the kkh (silk route) till china border i travel all along kkh almost every year on my bike .. its safe trust me its juss the media depicting as if we pakistanis r in a war zone !! i would highly recommend any biker coming to pakistan to go along the kkh ( the karakoram highway ) all the famous n amazing places are along the route like fairy meadows , hunza , deosai {second highest plains of the world after tibet }( abit off track from kkh) , gilgit , naltar .. and i juss got to knw about this site from these two austrian bikers visiting pakistan coming all the way from austria and heading upto nepal,they couldnt go to the northern areas because they were highly misguided when they entered from iran into pakistan !!! i am attaching these recent trip videos i hope u guys like it !! karakoram highway tour 2012

part one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qgAn...hannel&list=UL

part two http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuL7C...feature=relmfu

part three http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIHd-...feature=relmfu
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