Murree the queen of beautiful hills

Murree’s beauty is all about lush mountain paths and snowy valleys that charm everyone. Breathing in the fresh air and taking in the stunning views brings a sense of peace and freshness.

List of the Top 10 Places in Murree

  • The Mall Road
  • Pindi Point
  • Kashmir Point
  • Patriata (New Murree)
  • Bhurban
  • Upper Topa and Lower Topa
  • Rawat
  • Nathiagali
  • Ayubia
  • Ghora Gali

Here are the details of the Top 10 Places in Murree

1. Mall Road

First and foremost is Mall Road, the most famous marketplace in Murree. Here, you will find all the unique items of Murree. The road opens at 3 am. Usually, people love to walk over there to enjoy the pleasant weather and yummy food items. Indeed, it is a street full of life, hotels, restaurants, handicraft items, and happy faces.

2. Pindi Point

Second, on the list of places to visit in Murree is Pindi Point, which is almost 15 minutes’ walk from Mall Road. Tourists love to take a Chairlift ride down to 1.5 km from Pindi Point to Bansara Gali. Moreover, the scenery of the chairlift is a marvelous experience. The richly green mountains with the zigzag road are amazing to watch from the top.

Pindi Point is a surveillance point for Murree. It is called Pindi Point because from the top you can see the two cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, as well as the beautiful Murree Hills and pine forests. It takes only 15 minutes to reach Pindi Point from Mall Road. Families can enjoy many restaurants and cafes. Those who would like to take the cable car can enjoy another journey here, from Pindi Point to Bansara Gali, which is only 1.5 kilometers away.

3. Kashmir Point

Next on the list is Kashmir Point, which is full of serenity. It is closer to GPO, and a fifteen-minute walk will lead to Kashmir Point. A magnificent point in Murree offers tranquility away from the hustle-bustle of main Murree. The view of the Kashmir Mountains with a pleasant climate is always captivating for tourists.

Furthermore, a Murree Safari Train train passes through the Government House (GPO) to guide tourists and provide entertainment for children and adults. The imported train from Germany takes a tour all over Kashmir Point. You must pay 200 PKR per person for tickets. There are special privileges for senior citizens and students. The Safari train usually takes 20 minutes and passes through the GPO, where other vehicles are not allowed. You can see old pictures of the Murree in the colonial era on the walls.

4. Patriata also called New Murree

Yes! Becoming very famous every day, the new Murree, as in Patriata, is approximately 15 kilometers away from the prominent Murree hills on the Lower Topa side. The hill station is newly constructed to cater to more of the visitors to the Murree. A ride of a world-class chairlift & cable car system that is 7 km long takes you from New Murree to Patriata. Furthermore, great risen trees and beautiful hills are a treat for couples and family to enjoy their vacation in this region.

If you want to avoid the influx of tourists into Patriata, it is best to plan your trip in the summer. You can ride the cable car with peace of mind. However, if you plan to visit Murree during the peak winter season, be prepared for a long waiting time to get tickets. Once you have purchased the ticket and joined the elevator, you can enjoy the various parts of the snow-capped mountains, the cool breeze, and the beauty of the mountaintop.

5. Bhurban

Bhurban became the favorite tourist spot in Murree because of its lush green landscapes and a pleasant environment full of calmness. And if you choose to stay in PC Bhurban, then the treat is doubled. The lavish amenities with enchanting landscapes are always preferable for the visitor. Additionally, Bhurban is situated at a distance of 13 kilometers from Murree, one of the main roads leading to Azad Kashmir.

6. Upper Topa and Lower Topa

Another great worth witnessing in Murree is the Upper and Lower Topa, located at an altitude of 7000 ft. Moreover, the Upper and Lower Topa provide a pleasant getaway for tourists in the scorching heat of summer. Additionally, in winter, the place wore a white blanket after heavy snowfall.

7. Rawat

Rawat is another picturesque location in the Murree district; some famous villages lie in Rawat’s neighborhood. Most notably, Mohra darogha, Moore khambaal, sood gangal, dhok amban, and others. Additionally, Rawat district is very well known for providing primary medical treatment in case of emergency. It has many medical clinics here, which many professional doctors attend.

8. Nathiagali

The Galliyat plays an essential role in all of Murree District, and Nathiagali is the most visited Gali in Murree. For instance, Nathiagali is situated 35 kilometers from Murree and Abbottabad. It is elevated at an altitude of 8400 ft. Further, the Nathiagali offers astonishing views with a backdrop of snow-capped peaks of Kashmir and Kohistan. The immense mountains of Nanga Parbat can be seen clearly in the climate.

9. Ayubia

Next on the list is Ayubia, the spot that is most visited after Nathiagali. It is the best picnic spot in Murree as it also possesses an Ayubia National Park elevated at 1,050 meters. Additionally, it is spread over 3,027 meters at the mountain tops within the valleys, in the richly green mountains of Murree, with its pleasant climate and thousands of tourists.

10. Ghora Gali

Last but not least is the Ghora Gali on the list of places visited in Murree. Many hotels and resorts are there to serve many of the tourists visiting Ghora Gali. The yummy, mouthwatering food with the fantastic scenic views is a must-have experience once in a lifetime.