Tag: Beautiful Places in Pakistan

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    Ankara Park

    Ankara Park is located in Islamabad.  This  Park is one of the most visited parks in Islamabad. It is well known because of its natural beauty. The whole park is covered with green grass and trees and different beautiful colors of flowers. People visit Ankara Park to enjoy the beauty of nature in a quiet and calm atmosphere.  Park has covered the land of 23 acres. The Ankara Park is situated adjacent to Rawal Lake and this park was established in 2005. This park is ideal for morning walk and exercise. Many people visited this park daily in the morning. ankaA visit to this park daily in the morning refreshes the human soul. The natural, beautiful, calm atmosphere of this park increases the positivity of people. Mothers often visit this park with their children. This park is an ideal place for children to play.

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    Babusar Top

    Babusar Pass is at a distance of 80 km from Naran. It is on the way to the pass that the Kaghan valley's scenery becomes most dramatic. Battakundi is at a distance of 16 km from Naran and provides access to Lalazar Plateau, lake Dodiputsar and lake Lulusar which is the biggest natural lake in Hazara and the source of Kunhar river. From Babusar Top mighty Nanga Parbat (8126 m) can be seen on a clear day.

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    DIR Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Pakistan

    Dir is a town in Upper Dir District, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. It is sometimes known as Dir Proper or Khas Dir to distinguish it from the district. It lies at the foot of the Lowarai Pass, the main motor road to Chitral, on the Dir River, a tributary of the Panjkora River.  Upper Dir is a District of Malakand Division in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province. It lies along the Afghanistan border between Chitral, Bajaur Agency and Lower Dir District. The district was formed in 1996, when Dir District was divided into Upper Dir and Lower Dir.Dir town is the Headquarters of Upper Dir District. It is sometimes known as Dir Proper or Khas Dir to distinguish it from the district. It lies at the foot of the Lowari Pass, the main road to Chitral, on the Dir River. Dir town was founded in the 17th century by Akhund Baba. It was the capital of the former princely state of Dir, until its abolition in 1969. The former royal palace is on a hill above the town. It was replaced as capital by Timergara, before the district was divided in 1996 into two districts (Upper Dir and Lower Dir).Pushto is the main language spoken in the town. A few people speak Hindko, Gujri and Khowar (Chitrali). The majority of the population in this area are Yousafzai (Malizai), Roghani, Utmankheil, and Mianghan while the ruling class was Khosro.Brief History: At the end of the 14th century the territories surrounding Dir were populated by the Pakhtuns who were divided in several clans (khels), who battled against each other. The three great clans which conquered the zone were the Yusafzai, Tarkanrai and the Utman Khel. The Dir territory was populated in the 16th century by the Malizai tribe of the Yusufzai Khel, who took control of the zone by chasing away the previous inhabitants, and within this tribe the most prominent fractions became the Painda Khel and Sultan Khel. Akhund Mullah lIyas Painda Khel of the Malizai tribe lived in Dir in the 17th century. He was recognized as spiritual leader and was known as Akhund (“scholar” in Persian) Baba. Dir village was founded by Akhund Baba. By the 18th century a section of the Painda Khel, coming from the Kohan village in the valley of Nihag (a Panjkora tributary), seized the trade routes with Chitral and Afghanistan.Akhund Baba’s successors expanded the domain into an autonomous political entity which would eventually become the princely state. The clan of Mullah Ilyas Khan assumed the name of Akhund Khel and a dynasty was recognized as Khans (rulers) of Dir. However, till the end of the 19th century, the dominion of the family was limited to the upper Dir.

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    Dunga Gali

    (Doonga Gali) Dunga Gali Abbottabad is a high Mountain Resort spot, located in the area of Ayubia National Park, Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It has an altitude of 2376 meters in northern Pakistan. Doonga Gali Town Abbottabad area use as a Sanatorium, Hotel, Post office and a Small Church. Dunga gali Abbottabad Pakistan 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. (Doonga Gali) Dunga Gali Abbottabad is also having so many treks to enjoy in a cool weather surrounding lots more entertaining activities could be do with friends and family members.

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    Jabbri Bridge KPK

    Jabri is a beautiful village in central region of Havelian,  Abbottabad and Harpiur.  The region is most hilly and mountainous and presents a landscape rich in water resources, woods and natural beauty. Jabri is 3hrs drive from Islamabad.

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    Khanpur Dam Viewpoint

    Khanpur Dam is located on the River Harno in the the village of Khanpur near Potowar Plateau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.Dam is about 25 miles (40 km) away from Islamabad, Pakistan. Khanpur Dam is the source of domestic water supplies in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, and irrigation water to many of the agricultural and industrial areas surrounding the twin cities.  The dam was completed in 1983 after a 15-year construction period believed to have cost Rs. 1,352 million. It is 167 feet (51 m) high and stores 110,000 acre feet (140,000,000 m3) of water.

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    Lalazar

    Lalazar is a tourist spot situated 21 km from It is located at the height of 10,499 feet (3,200 meters).  Lalazar is a lush green meadow with full of wild flowers and pine and fir forest. The road to Lalazar is a typical Pakistani mountain road, with hills on one side and a deep khud (valley) on the other side. The only difference was that the khud is the Kunhar River. Lalazar is a place where one would enjoy camping. It is a must-see when visiting the Kaghan Valley and attracts lots of visitors every year. Its great beauty is highly appreciated, and people go to see its beautiful wildlife. It is also a full day trip like Saiful Maluk. On a clear sunny day, its possible to view the snow-covered peak of "Falak Sonia" from Lalazar. This peak has also got a fairy tale story in its background, like most of the other places in Kaghan Valley. You may also see the River Kunhar flowing roughly thousands of feet below the altitude you would be standing. It is accessible by a jeep track from Naran via Battakundi. Lalazar is situated on the other end of Lake Saiful Muluk, over the mountain; a small resort worth visiting. A large green plateau gives a lovely view of the valley below. The place can be reached through the deadliest track on jeep with several twists and turn. For hiker lovers, there are two hiking tracks, one of them is a 5-hour hike, over a mountain pass from Lake Saiful Muluk. Another track which starts from Batakundi takes around 1 hour of hiking. You may find a guide. One can get a chance to see the rare wildlife variety of "Markhoor" on this track during the months of October and November.

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    Mukshpuri Top

    Mukeshpuri is a 9,200 feet elevated mountain in the Nathiagali Hills where one can reach by trekking either from Nathiagali trek or Dunga gali trek. It is 90 kilometers north of Islamabad, Pakistan, just above Dunga Gali in the Nathiagali area of Ayubia National Park. Much of it the mountain is covered with Western Himalayan sub-alpine conifer forests. According to some sources the designation Mukeshpuri is derived from the Sanskrit words: Moksha (liberation) and Puri (city). Mukeshpuri is of special paramount for the Hindus because of the Legends relating it to the Pandavas of the Mahabharata. There are the five Pandavas, the heroes of the Mahabharata, who are favorite objects of worship in the east and sometimes addressed as the Panj Pir(five saints). The route from Nathiagali on western side of mountain is a steady and 2.5 kilometers long climb and it will take about 2 hours. The mountain withal has a route on the Dunga Gali side, with a steeper slop. There is a bird sanctuary on this side engendered with the avail of the European Coalescence. The following areas can be viewed from the top of Mukeshpuri peak, Circle Bakote, Jhelum River, the Bagh District of AJK, in the south the city of Murree and the Murree Tehsil, as well as Islamabad, Pakistan. After spending some time with the animals we went ahead towards Mukshpuri peak. This is a about a two hour hike from the forest department compound. Quite a gentle hike in the beginning but getting quite steep towards the end. Its always a good idea to carry some water and some snacks which can be consumed at the stopovers en-route the peak. The weather in this area changes quite rapidly so its also a good idea to carry an umbrella or a rain coat or better still an all weather camp. After reaching the top we were totally exhausted and spent some time resting and taking pictures. We returned to Nathia gali in the evening, with the return trip taking little over an hour

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    Nathia Gali

    A Picturesque Town of Pakistan Nathiagali or  nathia gali, clad in Pine, Walnut and Oak Maple trees, is the most picturesque hill station in the Pakistan. From Nathiagali one take many short strolls through the pine forests.Those who are more adventurous can take a longer trek to climb the top of Mukshpuri, which is 2800 meters high. The real enthusiasts can walk up a track starting from the Governor’s House to the top of Miranjani Hill (2960 meters high), a beautiful trek that takes 6 to 7 hours both ways. Nathiagali, an heaven on earth is known for its scenic beauty,  It is situated only 35 Km drive away from both Murree and Abbottabad. Nathiagali An Heaven on Earth serves as home to all major wildlife; various species of birds, insects, butterflies and animals. Horses are very  common sight during the April to August months  and attracted tourist to rides and see the beautiful scenic  points in Nathiagali and Galliyat. Monkeys Nathiagali best tourist spot serves as the administrative centre of Nathia Gali Union Council of District Abbottabad ,  At 2,500 m (8,200 ft), it is a popular tourist resort in the summer months i.e. May to August.

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    Noor Mehal

    Noor Mahal is one of the monuments in Punjab and is the Italian style palace of Nawab Sir Muhammad Sadiq who was the 5th ruler of Bahawalpur State. It is among the most exquisite buildings of Pakistan and was specifically meant for Nawab. Though, he never lived for a single day in Noor Mahal because of the proximity to Basti Maluk Graveyard. Noor Mahal was supervised by a British Engineer Mr. Heenan and this palace was used as a guest house for state nobilities. Cabinet meetings were also organized here by Nawab and the notable guests were allowed for a visit. For some time in Nawab reigns the palace was used as state court where Nawab used to address the courtiers. This stunning palace was built in the middle of a beautiful garden having a fountain and water tank. Elegant carpets are covering its verandahs and Noor Mahal walls are decorated with beautiful paintings and ornaments most of which are made by western artists.It is a two storey palace having exquisite furniture’s and tremendous fixtures like cupboards and chandeliers. It is rich with beautiful collection of arms few of the muskets and swords were displayed on walls. A beautiful mosque exactly like the Atichison College was also added. In 1999 this palace was used as an army club and is still in army’s possession. It is a hotel, a park and a museum attracting millions of visitors each year. School, colleges and university trips are arranged to this historical palace every year.

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    Paradise Point

    This beach is on the Arabian Sea in Karachi, Pakistan. You can reach there by Maripur road or Mubarak Goath Road. It is not a good choice for people who love swimming, but you can have fun with other activities like horse riding and camel riding etc.  It is one of the renowned beaches and an outstanding place of entertainment to visit in Karachi. Local people frequently visit this beach for peace of mind and serenity. The location of this beach is outstanding and you can really feel refreshed after having a trip to this beach.

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