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Traveling to Pakistan

  • JamesGreen

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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Is it safe to go to Pakistan?

    #1 Posted: 28/8/2013 - 23:37

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    I think that depends where in Pakistan you are going and where in the world you are from.

    #2 Posted: 29/8/2013 - 00:05

  • sayadian

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    There is a high threat from terrorism, kidnap and sectarian violence throughout Pakistan.
    UK Foreign Office
    Sounds a pretty straightforward answer

    #3 Posted: 29/8/2013 - 01:56

  • chinarocks

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    17th June, 2011
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    Quetta, Peshawar, Karachi and anywhere in Waziristan are a no no for sure.

    But is anywhere there really safe? Remember the 9 tourists who were recently butchered while away from the so called "hotspots" (I think they were waiting to climb one of the famous mountains).

    I wouldn't go now that's for sure. If you are Western looking (as I am assuming James Green is) then you could be a "legitimate" target for some fundamentalist.

    #4 Posted: 29/8/2013 - 03:12

  • Filia

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    6th May, 2014
    Posts: 5

    If you go stay north of Gilgit. Hunza is perfectly safe. Talk to the locals and use your common sense.

    Safe travels

    #5 Posted: 6/5/2014 - 06:11

  • Cajsa321

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    17th April, 2015
    Posts: 13

    I really don't think that the whole Pakistan is facing the threat of terrorism. There are just some places which are no safe in Pakistan. Like Karachi (The biggest city of Pakistan) is facing terrorism. I have been to Pakistan once in my life probably two years before and explored a lot of beautiful attractions there, and didn't get any sort of issue while the journey. There are a lot of

    #6 Posted: 17/4/2015 - 06:08

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