Pakistani tourists get a very crappy exchange rate when they travel to popular tourist destinations. This leads to many of us being price-conscious about EVERYTHING. Therefore, we bring you a list of countries where the Pakistani Rupee will make you feel rich:
1 PKR = 284.30 Iranian Rial
Places to visit: Historical Houses in Kashan, the shaking Minaret and the abandoned village at Khanrnaq, Alamut Valley, the Bazaar of Tabriz, ancient Persepolis, the Old City in Yazd, Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Esfahan, Laleh Kandovan Rocky Hotel and Toghrol Tower.
1 PKR = 129.23 Indonesian Rupiah
Places to visit: Lake Toba, Tanjung Puting National Park, Baliem Valley, Mount Bromo, Bunaken, Torajaland, Gili Islands, Komodo National Park, Borobudur, Ubud, Bukit Lawang, Raja Ampat Islands, Candi Prambanan (temple).
1 PKR = 29.19 Colombian Peso
Places to visit: Popayan, Medellin, San Andrés and Providencia Archipelago, San Agustin, Zona Cafetera, San Gil, Villa de Leyva, Bogota, Tayrona National Park, Cartagena, Guatape and El Peñol, Salento and the Coffee Triangle, Cabo de la Vela, Cali.
1 PKR = 1.24 Icelandic Króna
Places to visit: Blue Lagoon, Lake Myvatn, Great Geyser, Skaftafell Park, Asbyrgi Canyon, Seljalandsfoss, Þingvellir National Park, Glymur, Husey in East Iceland, Gullfoss, Hornstrandir, Raufarholshellir, Seljavallalaug Pool, Latrabjarg, Volcano Hekla, Reynisfjara Beach.
1 PKR = 2.75 Hungarian Forint
Places to visit: Buda Castle, Hortobágy, Pécs, Hollókő, Siófok, Esztergom, Jewish Budapest, Balaton-felvidék, Aggtelek, Sziget, Debrecen, Őrség, Szentendre,
Budapest spas, Tokaj, Ecseri piac.
1 PKR = 1.16 Japanese Yen
Places to visit: Koya-san, Ishigaki, Kanazawa, Hiroshima, Kamakura, Nikko,
Takayama, Nara, Kyoto, Tokyo, Magome-juku, Matsumoto Castle.
1 PKR = 6.70 Chilean Peso
Places to visit: Cerro San Cristobal, Los Pinguinos Natural Monument, Chiloe Churches, Valparaiso, San Rafael Glacier, Valle de la Luna, Torres del Paine, Pucon, Lauca National Park, Easter Island, Elqui Valley, Lake District, San Pedro De Atacama.
1 PKR = 2.92 Kazakhstani Tenge
Places to visit: Astana, Almaty, Medeo, Taraz, Mangystau, Semipalatinsk.
9. South Korea
1 PKR = 11.11 South Korean Won
Places to visit: Gyeongju, Seoraksan National Park, Dadohae Haesang Maritime National Park, Manjang cavern, Hahoe Folk Village, Insadong Shopping Street, Haein-sa Temple, King Munmu’s Underwater Tomb, Changdeokgung Palace, Demilitarised Zone.
10. Sri Lanka
1 PKR = 1.35 Sri Lankan Rupee
Places to visit: Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Colombo, Yala National Park, Adam’s Peak, Anuradhapura, Bandarawela, Bentota, Dambulla, Galle, Hatton, Horton Plains, Jaffna, Minneriy Sanctuary, Negombo, Pallepolla, Uda Walawe National Park, The Cultural Triangle.
If you are on a budget, travel to one of these places where your currency is more powerful.
(Note: The exchange rate quoted is from November 14, 2015 and has been taken from various sources online.)