The word “Murree“ means “Greatness“, is an exurb of Islamabad and the administrative center of Murree Tehsil, in the Punjab province in Pakistan. It is Located in Pir Panjal mountain Range, 60 km drive from Islamabad on famous Merree Road.
Islamabad is also known as the cit of migrant. People from all parts of country came here for jobs. As the capital city of Pakistan, Islamabad hold huge importance in country’s economy. But apart from this, President Ayub Khan chooses the place to built capital city here was because of it location and geography, i.e. it resides in the shadows of the beautiful Margala hills. Above these hills is the most beautiful and most visit place of Punjab Provence, called Murree.
The coolest place of Hot Punjab Provence makes the place the most visited place. Many thousands of visitor came here every year. And adds into the economy of the country.
Places to Visit in Murree:
- The Mall Road, Murree
When ever you come to Murree, I prefer to stay in hotel near The Mall Road. It is a fun place to visit. Best spot to sit in window to glance the out view. You can simply find all kind of stuff here from food to traditional dresses and local hand-made things. It is a beautiful place to live also a peaceful place in day times but crowded. The whole market is worth seeing and visitor always like to do shopping here. One must no hesitate in terms of bargaining and you can get things in half of the price asked by shopkeepers, also it is better to compare the price of the things you want to buy with other shopkeepers. It is always a wise thing to do.
- The Kashmir Point
Kashmir Point is a spot on Mall Road, going up from GPO about 1 km. It is at the top of a hill. Scenery looks beautiful from here. Kashmir’s mountains can be viewed from here that is why this point is called Kashmir Point.
You may hike up to the Kashmir point. The way passing by the Cadet College Murree goes towards the Murree Residence of the President of Pakistan.
- Pindi Point
Pindi point is one of the prime location in Murree. Chair lifts are installed here which go down 1.5 km. Both way distance is 3 km. Scenery from chair lift is magnificent. Zigzag road passes under the lift. Great pine trees stand throughout the journey. When you go down the valley there is a stop point. You can enjoy a lot there. There is a coffee shop & children play land. Hills of Patriata can be seen from there. A huge jungle starts from there. You can enjoy tracking. Chair lift is open from 9 am till 6 pm.
Bhurban is a small town and a hill station in Punjab province, Pakistan.
Bhurban is located 9 km from the city of Murree in the heights of Murree Hills. At Bhurban you can enjoy fun filled activities where you can experience the per stein scenery from a panoramic view while playing golf, dining out, or listening to musicians.
- The New Murree
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 rised trees, beautiful hills.
A 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. Here you have to buy the ticket for Chair Lift + Cable Car which is Rs. 170/- (almost $ 3/-) then a chair lift ride takes you to a middle hill. From there Cable car takes you to Patriata Hill. The Chair Lift & Cable Car journey is memorable of life time. You can witness lots of great scenaries of near & far hills. In winter all hills are covered with snow while in summer lush green scenaris could be seen.