Murree is one of the important and preferable summer resort of Pakistan. People from all over the country visit this beautiful hill resort to escape from the sweltering heat. Above all mountains covered with lush green trees, cold atmosphere, fresh air, beautiful valleys and most importantly clouds on the roads hugging you with full of happiness. Notable places such as Mall road, pindi point, Kashmir point, patriata (new murree), Ayubia, Nathiagali, Murree hills etc. are the well-known places which are visited by tourist. Let’s unfold the scenic beauty of Murree and find the top 5 places there to be visited.
New Murree is about 15 kilometer away from main Murree hills on the Lower Topa side. It is a well-developed hill station with great high raised trees, beautiful hills. This is famous due to chair lift, which worth a ride. Furthermore world class chair lift & cable car system takes you from New Murree to Patriata. Total ride is about 7 km long. New Murree is on ground level between the hills. The Chair Lift & Cable Car journey is memorable of life time. Moreover you can witness lots of great sceneries of near & far hills. In winter all hills are covered with snow while in summer lush green sceneries could be seen
Well known for its tranquility and serenity, leave Mall road from other end, going up GPO and walk for fifteen minutes, almost 1 km, it will leads to Kashmir point. 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. It has a beautiful sightseeing. You can see Kashmir Mountains from this point. It is the highest spot in Murree and due to increasing rush on Mall road, this point is taking visitor’s attention day by day.
Considering to be the most important mountain resort in Galliat, as it is occupied with numerous hotels and guest houses for the tourist. The beauty of Changla gali takes more colors and amazement with the change in climate. The whole town is mild cold in summers and a heavy snowfall in winters. For scenic beauty and long pine trees it is always preferable for the tourist
The most centrally placed and the most well-known of the Galliat is Nathiagali. Nathiagali is situated at equidistance of 35 kilometers from Murree as well as Abbottabad and at an attitude of 8400 feet. It provides splendid scenic views and commands a fine view of the snow-capped peaks of Kashmir and Kohistan on one side and the Pothwar plain on the other. In the foreground, to the north-east rise the green slopes of MiranJani Mountain. Nathiagali provides unspoiled natural beauty and breathtaking view of mountains. It is located at the doorsteps of 9779 feet Miranjani and 9258 feet Muskhpuri Mountain. On a clear day, may be seen the towering heights of the Nanga Parbat, with all its snow-crowed majesty.
Ayubia has become the most important spot in the Galliat after Nathiagali. In 1984 an area of 1,684 hectares of mountain forest was declared as a national park, with the aim of preserving the beautiful forest and biodiversity. The park area was expanded through a northern extension in 1998 to 3,312 hectares. The elevation of “Ayubia National Park” ranges between 1,050 meters in the valleys to 3,027meters at the mountain tops within. These mountains are 40 million to 170 million years old.
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