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MURREE HILLS & GALLIYAT
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The Best Tourist Attractions of Murree & Galliyat
Patriata Bhurban Ayubia
Ride Over Mountains The Best Resot A National Park
Ghora Gali Dunga Gali Nathia Gali
A Mountain Tourist Retreat A Big British Water Tank A Little England
 
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Murree Weather Forecast

Murree Hills is the best place for summer vacations in Punjab Province.

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Murree - Queen Of The Hills

Murree - Queen Of The Hills:
The most popular hill station in Pakistan is Murree, at an elevation of (2126 m) 7,500 feet, it is only an hour drive from Islamabad along a good quality, winding alpine road. The scenery is superb, the climate cool in summer and crisply cold in winter, nice hotels and a comfortable drive. The long Summer days are ideal for lazy strolls or riding ponies along shady path on the Mall-between Kashmir and Pindi Points. In the winter the charming chalets, covered with snow set amidst fragrant pines is a jewel of a hill station for a romantic visit, nestled in the shadow of snow clad peaks.

The name Murree is derived from 'marhi', "high place" although there is a popular belief it was named after the virgin Mary during the British times

WHAT TO SEE?
Pindi Point - Murree
Pindi Point is one of the first spots to visit in Murree. It’s on 15 minutes walk from the Mall Road. Pindi Point has a beautiful view mountains and lush green trees. You can see the whole view of Pindi city from there, Chairlift ride down to 1.5 km from point to Pindi Gali Bansara are really nice and scenery from the chairlift is beautiful. The road zigzagged password below. Tall pine trees standing throughout the journey. When down the valley there is a breakpoint, you can enjoy there a lot. Pindi Point is having a cafe and playgrounds for children. Patriat hills can be seen there and a large jungle begins here. You can enjoy monitored and Chairlift is open from 9am to 8pm.
Watch artists ornately hand paint brightly colored camel leather items. Being the ‘City of Saints’ of course thoughts of wisdom must be recorded, skilled calligraphers paint on paper and carve into stone, copper, and leather not only words, but works of art that took years to perfect. Especially prized is the calligraphy that is written in such fine detail it takes a microscope to see.
Kashmir Point - Murree
Kashmir Point is on 15 minutes walk from GPO total distance is about 1 km. You will also go through Cadet College Murree which goes from the Murree Residence area. Kashmir Point is a beautiful place you will see here beautiful Kashmir Mountains and lush green trees. It's the most crowded area of Murree because rush of mall road also comes here to see this beautiful place. Now Kashmir Point is having bazaar with variety of food courts and shopping places.
Mall Road - Murree
Murree's Mall Road is famous small stretch of road having number of shops and restaurant. It's popular among people around the country and tourist all over the world. Mall Road is a huge populated road in Murree infact during summer it would be jam for traffic due huge number of people walk on this road. Mall Road is a best crowded shopping place in Marree for buying anything.

WHAT TO EAT?
If your visiting in the summer you have a huge variety of Pakistani food restaurants along the Mall Roads.

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Murree At A Glance
  Location: Himalayan foothills at 33 54' 30" north latitude and 73 26 east longitude  
  Elevation & Area: (2126 m) 7,500 feet above sea level 434 square km  
  Population: 1,76,426 (1998 census)  
  Local languages: The language spoken in Murree is an amalgamation of Hindko, Potohari and Hinko languages spoken in Rawalpindi, Hazara. Urdu, Punjabi and English is spoken and understood by educated people.  
  Best time to visit: Summer Time: April – May and September - October
Winter Time: October - March and (Deceber - January
is the best for snow fall).
 
  Climate: Cold in winter and tropical in summer. The normal annually rainfall is about 1,789 mm. Max-Min Temprature 30C to -05C.  
  Type of Clothing: Tropical in summer and woolen in winter. But always keep some warm cloths for sudden weather change.  
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Attractions Around Murree

Attractions Around Murree:
The region of Murree, called “the Queen of the Hills” for its scenic beauty and fascinating greenery. Nature in its full bounty is found scattered over every inch of the graceful hills and the lovely valleys. Beautiful verdant mountains overhung by pines and oaks, bubbling with gurgling springs, crisscrossed by rivulets, dotted with sprawling velvet-carpeted lawns and orchards with fruit laden trees, present the spectacle of a paradise on earth. But this is not all. The salubrious climate of the region makes the place, one of the best health resorts in Pakistan, which not only helps in recuperation but also elates one’s spirits. These are a few characteristics of Murree which attract thousands of inland and foreign tourists. Its picturesque dense forests, covering 60,240 acres of area, contribute quite a lot towards boosting the national economy. Its clay hill absorbs a lot of moisture and help flourish trees which grow at an altitude of 1,524 meters above sea level.

Darbar (Shrine) of Hazrat Rajab Ali Shah:
Don’t miss Darbar (shrine) of Hazrat Rajab Ali Shah that is situated near Dhobi Ghaat, in a beautiful valley surrounded by the hills all around. The shrine is fascinating when it is seen from the hilltop. Be sure to visit Iqbal Municipal Library, that was constructed in early 20th century by some Dr. Shakuntala. The building is situated at Jinnah Road. Worthy of note are geometrical designs and patterns on its fall ceiling covered with wood from edge to edge with beautiful work on it.

Wonderful Hill-Resorts:
They are a series of wonderful Hill-resorts on the ridge between Murree and Abbottabad and are more attractive than other cities. Murree is a very popular hill station about 50 km north of the capital Islamabad while Abbottabad is a city in NWFP province with a very British atmosphere. However, between them is a wonderful road which has been fully repaired from being the "highway to hell" to being an excellent 2 lane road and protection on the sides. The main tourist stay on this road is the town of Nathia Gali and the resort of Ayubia. Nathia Gali is known as the City of Fog for it can get very foggy here. The usual definition of fog doesn't stand here.

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How To Get There

Murree - How To Get There?
Islamabad - Rawalpindi has its own airport which can be called international as it is connected with Dubai. Moreover, it has direct flights to/from Faisalabad, Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Currently only two airlines serve Multan PIA and Aero Asia. Recently shaheen airlines also started the flights from karachi airblue is planing to start flights from multan. (Please check latest timings & fares at
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) website: http://www.piac.com and
Pakistan Railways website: (http://www.pakrail.com.pk).

Some of the best Bus Services between (Lahore-Rawalpind and Murree) like:
Daewoo Express website:
(http://www.sammi.com.pk Tel: 111 007 008)
Niazi Express: (http://www.niaziexpress.com/?page_id=170
Tel - Lahore: 042-37467555,UAN :111-22-33-99)

A number of private transport companies like Faisal Movers Sky Ways, New Khan Road Runners, Dewan Express, Kohistan Bus Service etc. ply regular air-conditioned luxury buses between (Lahore-Rawalpind and Murree) and a number of main cities of Pakistan.

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Distances From Murree
From To Distance In Kms
Islamabad Murree Hills 62 Kms
Murree Hills Bhurban 10 Kms
Bhurban Muzafarabad 60 Kms
Muzafarabad Murree Hills 72 Kms
Murree Hills Ayubia 30 Kms
Ayubia Nathia Gali 16 Kms
Nathia Gali Abbottabad 18 Kms
Abbottabad Islamabad 116 Kms
Murree Hills Patriata (New Murree) 15 Kms
Murree Hills Pindi Point 3 Kms
Murree Hills Kashmir Point 1.5 Kms
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Patriata

Patriata (New Murree):
Patriata is a quiet retreat at the highest point of Murree Hills which consequently is the highest point of Punjab as well. Patriata has a breathtaking landscape. High forested ridges and deep intersecting valleys with terraced slopes offer magnificent views of this naturally beautiful area.
Attractions:
Visitors to this area take pleasure in a breathtaking panoramic view in an area unmarred by over commercialization. At the same time fully equipped facilities for its visitors are provided. It was named during British rule "Little England" after which oak and chestnut trees were planted.

One of the thrilling features of Patriata is the dual chair lift and cable car system from Gulera Gali to Patriata ridge. This dual system incorporates a chair lift from Gulera Gali to Patriata Bazar, from here at the midpoint, pedestrians transfer from the chair lift to an enclosed cable car(gondola) from an elevated platform, travelling onward from Patriata ridge, a- distance of 3.1 km. Gondola cable cars made their appearance here, for the first time in Pakistan. Gondola cable cars are designed to give passengers a panoramic view without blind spots while incorporating all possible safety features.
Accommodations:
Nestled in the shade of those mature trees planted so long ago is the Tourism Development Cooperation of Punjab Resort. Here is a place you can relax and enjoy tranquility, in peace and privacy, and in complete harmony with nature. The chestnut trees provide an ideal picnic spot with the valley below deep and irregular. Patriata also has thickly wooded pines and side facilities with snack bars.
How to get there:
Patriata is located to the west of the Jhelum river, 59 kms south east of Islamabad and is less than 26 kms south east of Murree. Road access to Patriata from Islamabad/ Rawalpindi is along one of two routes via Karor and Ban, or via the busier, but better Murree Road through Lower Topa and Gulera Gali.

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Bhurban

Bhurban:
Bhurban is a small town and a hill station in Punjab province, Pakistan. The resort town is named after a nearby forest. It is located approximately 13 kilometres from Murree city.

Bhurban is one of the more picturesque places in the country, and is a tourist paradise with unique flora, and a fauna with a variety species not found elsewhere in Pakistan. It is known for scenic hiking trails in the nearby Ayubia National Park. The '5 star' Pearl Continental Hotel is one of several resorts in Bhurban that serve tourists visiting the Murree Hills and the national park. Bhurban also has a nine hole golf course.
Location:
Bhurban is situated in between Murree and Kashmir Road at a height of about 6000 feet. It has recently been made accessible by the dual Islamabad-Murree Expressway, making it a 45 minute drive from Islamabad, the federal capital of Pakistan.

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Ayubia National Park

Ayubia National Park:
The Ayubia National Park is a forest located with the majestic Murree Hills. Wildlife is abundant here and not only is it a refuge to leopards and black bear but is a wonderful place for bird watching. The park is on a migratory path for many species, and has the largest Koklass and rare Kalij pheasant population known in Pakistan. A wide range of birds live in the forest such as the Golden eagle, Honey buzzard, griffon vulture, Indian sparrow hawk, Peregrine falcon, Kestrel, hill pigeons and doves. In addition many other mammals, large and small find shelter with the pine forest such as the red flying squirrel, masked civet and Rhesus Macaque, Himalayan palm civet, and the Kashmir Hill fox.

In Ghora Dhaka a chairlift takes visitors on a relaxing panoramic view of the forest surroundings. Numerous rest houses, motels, hotels and restaurants with souvenir shops are located at the chairlift base station and seven major villages and three small towns, Khanspur, Nathiagali, and Ayubia are within close proximity.
How to get there:
Aybia National Park entry is 3 km from Nathiagali at Dungagali. From Dungagali you can hike 4 km on the Dunga Gali Pipe Line Track and see animals, trees and rare species of birds in this beautiful forest. The hike takes approximately 40 to 45 minutes. The ideal time to visit the park is in September. At this time the park is quiet and peaceful and hotel accommodations are 50% to 60% cheaper. Another alternative is to visit in the month of May.

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Ghora Gali

Ghora Gali (A Mountain Tourist Retreat):
Ghora Gali is a tourist mountain resort town located at an elevation of 5,000 feet on the northeastern tip of Punjab province and close to Nathia Gali and Murree.
Attractions:
Ghora Gali features an 1,100 m long chairlift that goes from Ghora Gali to Pindi Point. TDCP offers a tourist stopover that is situated amidst the picturesque surroundings of Ghara Gali, and is a popular and highly recommended short stay destination. In addition TDCP has a roadside facility and snack bar here.

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Dunga Gali

Dunga Gali:
Dungagali is 3 KM form Nathiagali on the road to Murree at an elevation of 2460 meters. It is picturesquely situated on the slopes of Mukshpuri Hill and commands a beautiful southward view of the wooded spurs that project towards the Jhelum River. One can also climb the 2813 meter peak of Mukshpuri, which is the second highest point in Galliat area.

When you are travelling to Nathiagali you must see the Dungagali Water Tanks and Dungalgali track well known as pipeline track. There are two huge water tanks which supply water to Murree via a beautiful and natural track that is Dunagali-Ayubia track and leads to Murree.
How to get there:
Dungagali comes on the way to Nathia Gali is also the entry point of Ayubia National Park, which is spread over an area of 3312 hectares and is the natural habitat of numerous species of wild animals.
Nathiagali is located in the North West Providence 34 km from Abbottabad easily reachable within one hour and is close to Murree, another popular hillstation.
The best months for climbing are in May, June, July and August, during the summer temperatures are pleasant. From April 15th till September 15th is the monsoon season when unexpected storms and hail can bring chilly weather.

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Nathiagali

Nathia Gali:
The hill resort is located in the lower Himalayan range at an altitude of 8,205 feet or 2501 m. Walnut, Oak, and Maple trees as well as pines add to the tranquility of this serene place. Take a leisure stroll through pine forests or hike the many trails. For the more exploratory souls take a long trek to Mushkpuri 2,800 meters high or for the even more adventuresome trek 6 to 7 hours both ways, on a path that leads to Miranjani Hill 2,960 meters high.
How to get there:
Nathiagali is located in the North West Providence 34 km from Abbottabad easily reachable within one hour and is close to Murree, another popular hillstation. The nearest major airport to Nathiagali is in Islamabad. The best months for climbing are in May, June, July and August, during the summer temperatures are pleasant. From April 15th till September 15th is the monsoon season when unexpected storms and hail can bring chilly weather.

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Bazaars And Shopping

Mall Road - Murree:
Murree's Mall Road is famous small stretch of road having number of shops and restaurant. It's popular among people around the country and tourist all over the world. Mall Road is a huge populated road in Murree infact during summer it would be jam for traffic due huge number of people walk on this road. Mall Road is a best crowded shopping place in Marree for buying anything.
Main Bazar - Nathia Gali:
It's also popular among people around the country and tourist all over the world.

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Multan Elev. 122 m
Lahore Elev. 217 m
Islamabad Elev. 508 m
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Hunza Valley Elev. 2500 m
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