While talking about tourism in Pakistan the most important region that comes to mind is the northern areas of the country. These areas are the major attractions for foreign tourists as well. Every year a number of people from around the world come to Pakistan to see the stunning landscapes of the country.
The region was built by the Britishers during their rule in 1851 for the British troops. The northern areas of Pakistan are popular among tourists because of the beautiful mountain ranges, stunning lakes, lush green meadows, and glaciers the region that attracts nature lovers towards it. The famous tourist destinations in Pakistan are Murree, Swat, Chitral, Skardu, Gilgit, and Hunza. In these regions, there are many historical and natural places to see and mesmerize.
The must-visit places in Hunza are Borith Lake, Passu Cones, Attabad Lake, and the Hussaini Suspension Bridge. Moreover, there are many beautiful places in other cities as well. Murree is situated at an altitude of 7250 ft. above sea level near the capital city of Pakistan, Islamabad. The traveling distance between the regions is around one hour. It is the most famous mountainous picnic spot in Pakistan. People from various places love to visit Murree, especially in summer.
In summers, the weather of the region remains moderate therefore, in order to enjoy the mesmerizing people (especially from the hot regions of Sindh and Punjab) come to Murree to spend their vacations. The mall road in Murree is also very famous among the travelers. Some people go to the town just for shopping at the mall road. The cultural and handmade products are the main items in the region.
Moreover, there are galies (streets between the mountains) in Murree covered with pine trees giving an astonishing view. The most popular Gali is the Gulehra Gali, famously known as Patriata which is located about 20 kilometers beyond Murree. This location is considered the most enjoyable place in the region. There are other entertaining opportunities for the visitor in the region such as horse riding, chair lifts,s and water parks, etc. Also, if you want to enjoy the pine tree forest with your family then there are places like Lalazar, Pine Line, and Mukhpuri that provide you the best opportunity to enjoy at your best.
Furthermore, the region is also the best place to study Wildlife. The Bansra Gali Murree Wildlife Park is a popular park in Murree established from 1986 to 1992. The park spreads over an area of around 240 acres. The amenities at the park include children’s amusements and shelters. The animals at the park are Demoiselle Crane, Yak, Common Peafowl, Green Pheasant, Silver Pheasant, and Brown Tiger.
The park is situated adjacent to the Lawrence College, Bansara Gali, Murree. Another park worth visiting in Murree is the Wildlife Office Area. The park is situated at the Ghora Gali road in the Murree region. The place is at a distance of half an hour travel from the main mall road. The area is structured beautifully without cutting the stunning pine trees.