Murree, at 2,240 meters (7,400 feet), is a colonial era town located on the Pir Panjal Range within the Murree Tehsil. With only an hour’s drive north-east of Islamabad, Murree’s cold pine forests, and magnificent mountain scenery makes it a first choice for a day’s outing from the capital.
Murree is most loved and noticed for its pleasant summers, snowy winters and the various local seasonal delicacies. Due to its close proximity to Islamabad, It is one of the most popular destinations for vacations and visits. Murree was also the summer capital of the British Era in the Punjab Province.
Murree is lovely all year round. Due to its high elevation, In summers’ the weather is cool even chilly in the evening and rain is common. In winter, the snow is piled high along the sides of the streets.
Murree spreads along the top of a ridge for about five kilometers . At the north-east end is Kashmir Point, with views across the valley of the Jhelum River into Azad Kashmir. At the south-west end is Pindi Point, looking back towards Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Between the two runs The Mall, at the center of which is the mainshopping area, where most people congregate.
Bhurban is a resort town eight kilometers from Murree on the road leading north-east to Kohala and the Jhelum Valley. Bhurban is famous for its lush green Golf Course and amazing Pearl Continental Resort which sits on top of a panoramic mountain looking on to Kashmir Valley.
The Galli’s are a string of hill resorts along the ridge between Murree and Abbottabad, on the Karakoram Highway. Perhaps the most soughtout is the beautiful Nathiagali, perched 2501 meters high and about 32 km away from Murree.
Nathiagali is an enchanted sanctuary in the majestic Pir Panjal mountains away from crowdedMuree hills with the eloquence of fresh cold breeze and snow topped mountains. Other famous Galli’s in the area includes Dungagali, Khairagali, Changlagali and Patriata with splendid natural beauty and bracing air of the surrounding mountains as pure as fresh
Muree and Galliyat are most developed tourist destinations with all year round access, Five Star Hotels, Local Cuisine, Golf Courses and abundant Tourist Attractions including chair-lifts and scenic viewpoints. A visit to Muree is a must for any visitor coming to Islamabad and Pakistan. Contact Voyage Planners today and wecan customize your tour package to best suite your travel needs !
Murree and Galliat are famous for their solitude and serenity and provide a unique opportunity to observe flora, fauna and the rare species of birds and vegetation found in this area.
Here are some of the famous destinations in the area, please feel free to contact us and customize a trip based on your own preferences and areas of interest.