Pakistan is amazing, and more traveling ladies should check out. Beyond the borders of major cities such as Lahore or Islamabad, there are many places where you won’t find many women on the streets, specifically at night.
In some places, for example, towns and villages in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, you’ll be the only mature woman not wearing a burqa or chador, and the goings on of men and women are quite segregated.
It can be an intense or upsetting experience for some women. If you want epic nature, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan are close by and cheap. If it’s culture you’re keen on, there are many overlaps in culture between Pakistan and its a lot more touristic neighbor, India.
Pakistan and its people are absolutely brilliant. Most people you’ll meet will be genuinely kind, friendly, and excited about helping you along your merry way.
Because people are so hospitable, they’ll be inviting you for all types of things, varies from a cup of tea to dinner tonight—or three—in their home! If you were a man, taking these would be no problem, but as a
Bhai means brother, and can be utilized on men approximately your age. Uncle is useful for older men. By dealing with them this way, you’re implying they’re like a respected friend or family to you.
Gilgit Baltistan has a large Ismaili Muslim community, and they’re famous for being relatively liberal in their views of women. In my knowledge, men in GB are much less creepy on average, and you’ll obtain a lot less undesired attention there as the region is relatively used to foreign female travelers.