If you are planning to travel to Pakistan, there is a likely chance that you will be passing through Islamabad especially if you are planning to travel to the north where adventure awaits. In a peaceful sunny day, it is a picture perfect restored model village with a view of mountains in the capital of Pakistan for family, friends and tourist attraction. Monkeys are a common sight during winter. In the hills around the city there is good hiking and some lakes to go to when the weather gets hot. Good tip about the street food as I would definitely be looking to try that. It is planned to construct water sports points, restaurants and water jetty.
So these are the places to visit when you are in the capital. Loved your blog and if I had time, would like to meet your relatives but think my time there is pretty limited. It is the well-maintained garden and a picnic point. The place is ideal for afternoon and evening outing with family and friends. If you want to know more or withdraw your consent to all or some of the cookies, please refer to the.
In a huge compound with natural jungle environment more than four lions are kept. One caveat with using Uber to go to Daman-e-Koh and Pir Sohawa viewpoints is that there is no connection on that hill and Uber might continue to bill you until your connection is restored so it would be best to negotiate with your driver to wait for you and take you down as well so there is no surprise charge to your credit card. Details about Taxila are also given separately on this website. Hopefully these pictures are enough reasons for you to come see it in person. Fatima Jinnah Park; also known as the F-9 park is considered one of the largest in South East Asia. Shah Faisal Mosque is a super gift by Saudi Arabia for the people of Pakistan. You can come out with you family and friends to have a tranquil and pleasant time here.
It is a place of Muslim pilgrimage because of the shrine of a 17th century saint, Syed Abdul Latif, the Barri Imam meaning holy man of the woods. Also see the mosques in ,, and. However, the beautiful location of the dam provides the tourists with a natural recreational spot. Ahhh, I see what they did there. In between the buildings, green vegetations are sprinkled all over the city, making it the greenest city in the country. I also loved the colourful truck in your photo of the musuem. Among the buildings, the new Prime ministers secretariat , Assembly building , The Awami Markaz , Islamabad convention center, The Serena hotel, Some embassies on Diplomatic Enclave, and The great Faisal Mosque are worth seeing.
The sight is an ideal place for enjoying picnics in forest while listening to singing birds and watching wildlife. The terraced garden and the lake are ideal for picnic, fishing and boating. The design of the mosque is very unique with the structure shaped as a Bedouin tent instead of the typical dome-shaped exterior that you find in most mosques around the world. Shahdara Velly is located in Margalla hill north east of the President House, Prime Minister House, Parliament house and Diplomatic Enclave and in the north of the Barakhao a hub station between Murree Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Rawal Lake Pakistan Monument Standing tall on the western Shakarparian Hills, the Pakistan Museum is worth visiting for the view over Islamabad.
One can drive in the area and see the lions in pure safari atmosphere. Islamabad is a nestled near a mountain range and the northern areas pathway begins from Pakistan. From there, you can call an Uber again, rickshaws are banned from the Islamabad so don't bother trying to find one to take you to your accommodation in Islamabad. People from all walks of life, mostly families, school children, students, and tourists from hundreds of miles to the south in Lahore, Multan, and Karachi, come to spend the summers, as well as the winter, here. Off late Pakistan Railways has also started tourist trains to Khewra from both Lahore and Rawalpindi.
Glorious sights of the snow-capped mountains of Kashmir can be viewed in the spring and autumn. This nice picnic spot is located on the Margalla hills. However, he left the family and moved to a nearing village Chorpur City of Thieves which later became Nurpur city of Light as a result of the mysticism and great services of Sufi Saint who spent most of his remaining life in this area. By day, these squads of about six or so bike lover are clueless individuals from society as they have day-jobs and families simply like every other person. The view from bottom to top is stunning and the experience of going up and down the mountain in itself is amazing. He also planted a garden, Bagh-e-Safa, which still exists.
The sight presents a fantastic and picturesque view of Islamabad city during day and night. The main cause of its popularity is the Tomb of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Sahib. Off late the fort is under the military control and thus prohibited for the tourists. I have both stayed in Rawalpindi not worth it as you will have to deal with the traffic to get to and from Islamabad and that might cost you more in the long run and Islamabad and I found that Jasmine Inn offers the best for the value. South of Shahrah-e-Kashmir road and east of Islamabad Highway. This market is shaped like a Donut, varieties of shops are on the outer circle and inner circle is famous for jewelry shop and Dhaba style cafes. On arrival transfer to the Horse carriage to go to the fort visit the fort and have a picnic.
It is not the syble of local culture or civilization. The museum consists of both outdoor and indoor exhibitions ranging from a collection of displays showcasing the vibrant and diverse cultures of Pakistan from different areas to allowing you to listen to recordings of traditional music and watch several locally-produced cultural documentaries. Walking and jogging tracks are also very well planned and people love to come in this park for exercise. I would love to know any guides you might recomend. There are also rides for kids on the bank of the lake.
We recommend visiting in the morning to get the sun into the monument. The lake is a favorite hanging place for the residents, and boating on the lake is equally a fun thing to do. A must-see while in Islamabad! Make sure you have your passport with you. There, among fresh chapati, spicy dal, and chicken puleo, we enjoyed cups of chai, the local Pakistani tea. Faisal Mosque , being the centre of the city, can be viewed from any side of the city.