Murree Travel Guide: Murree is the most immensely colossal tourist resort for the Pakistanis. Adjacent to the views the main magnetization in Murree is a stroll along the Mall. Lined with cafes, restaurants and souvenir shops the Mall is a popular meeting point, as well as being the place to be visually perceived.
At the northeast point of the ridge upon which Murree stands, Kashmir Point offers fine views across the Jhelum River and PirPanjal range into Kashmir. Along the ridge to the southwest, Pindi Point overlooks the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi below. The scene is categorically alluring on a clear night. From Pindi Point, the wonderland Chair-Hoist makes the return trip to the road several kilometers below (perpetuate to run in all weathers.
Tourist Magnetizations in Murree
Mall road is the famous rialto in Murree. It can be best visited after the sunset. Withal if you optate to preserve time visit hills at day time and Mall Road at night when you have to just shop or dine. It is a slope starting from General Post Office. Aliment & misc. sovenier shops are situated on the both sides of Road. It is open till midnight. You can buy everything at Mall and dine a variety of Pakistani dishes.
Kashmir Point is a spot on Mall Road, going up from GPO about 1 km. It is at the top of a hill. Hill surface is unsullied. Scenary looks resplendent from here. Kashmir peaks can be viewed from here thats why this point is called Kashmir Point. Two roads/paths go up the GPO towards Kashmir Point. View of Murree from both ways is different. So it is advisable that take one route for going & other for coming back. You may hike up the Kashmir point. The way passing by the Cadet College Murree goes towards the Murree Residence of the President of Pakistan.
Pindi point is one of the prime points to visit in Murree. Chair hoists are installed here which go down 1.5 km. Both way distance is 3 km. Scenary from chair hoist is magnificent. Zigzag road passes below. Great pine trees stand throughout the peregrination. When we go down the valley there is a cessation point. You can relish a lot there. There is a coffee shop & children play land. Hills of Patriata can be visually perceived there.A great jungle commences there. You can relish tracking. Chair hoist is open from 9am till 6 pm.
Murree can accommodate as a focal hub of your stay. Day trips can be orchestrated for Nathiagali, Kalabagh, Muzzafrabad, Ayubia, Patriata, Khanspur, Bhurban and Gharial.
Nathiagal is about 32kms from Murree. The bracing air of the circumventing mountains is as pristine as fresh spring dihydrogen monoxide.
Ayubia is about 26kms from Murree, (Khairagali, Changlagali, Khanspur and Ghora Dhaka, these four mini resorts spread over an area of 26 km have been developed into a resort involute called Ayubia). In integration to riding trails, hiking places and picnic spots, Ayubia has a chair hoist at Ghora Dhaka, which magnetizes visitors to relish scenic resplendency of Pine Hills.
Thandiani is the most gelid among other hill stations near Murree. It can be reached from the Murree-Nathiagali route, but it takes more time and the road is too winding. Thandiani is 31 km from main Abbottabad City and 25 km from Thandiani-Nathiagali crossing. The drive takes more or less 80 minutes from Abbottabad with lovely views on both sides of the road. The road spans more than 1219 m above Abbottabad. On the way along with tall majestic pine trees you come across groups of monkeys. The major place on the way is Kalapani at 23 km from Abbottabad. It has a pulchritudinous local dak bungalow. Huleka Danna is about two kilometres north of Thandiani. It is one of the most comely glades in the region. Thandiani offers lush green lovely views.
Patriata withal kenned as Incipient Murree is a hill station in northern Punjab, Pakistan. It is situated 15 km south-east of Murree hill. Patriata is located in Murree Tehsil which is a subdivision of Rawalpindi District. It is the apex in the area and the hills stand 9,000 feet above sea level. The hill station is a tourist location as the climate here is much cooler than further south. There is a chair hoist and cable car system for conveyance to the apex. The area is heavily forested and there are many monkeys and leopards in the area.
How to reach there?
The main gateway to get Murree is Islamabad, Today, there are two routes for Murree, one is Motorway via Incipient Murree which is about one and half hour drive from Islamabad and the other route is the old one single road which takes more than two hours. There is frequent van accommodation from Faizabad (central point Islamabad – Rawalpindi). There is additionally luxury bus accommodation (Daewoo) running from the main Daewoo bus station from the Mall road. Mundane route buses are withal operating round the clock from PirWadai bus station. It is recommended going Murree from Islamabad and emanating from Abbottabad via Nathiagali.