Murree (Queen Of The Hills) is the most popular hill station in Pakistan, at an elevation of 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 slothful 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 Murree and the Gallies offer vivacious holidays at moderate costs. The chain of hill stations is facilely accessible from any place in Pakistan. PTA operates a number of daily flights to Rawalpindi from Karachi and Lahore etc. Rawalpindi is withal connected by rail with rest of country and lies on the section of G.T. Road from Lahore to Peshawar. Murree which is the commencement point for the Gallies is only 64 Km from Rawalpindi. There are customary bus, wagon, taxi and rent a car accommodations. Convey for Murree from Rawalpindi is available virtually every moiety an hour. Once can drive own or rented car over an excellent road snaking through pine covered hills. Convey is additionally available from Murree to all other hill stations and up to Abbottabad, categorically during the tourist season.
What to see?
The region of Murree is called “the Queen of the Hills” for its scenic resplendency and fascinating greenery. Nature in its full bounty is found scattered over every inch of the graceful hills and the lovely valleys. Pulchritudinous 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.