Charming and one of the most famous tourist places, Nathia Gali is located in the District of Abbottabad of Khyber…

Charming and one of the most famous tourist places, Nathia Gali is located in the District of Abbottabad of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. This resort like hill station is not less than a magical nature fiesta. Indeed the place is known for its mesmerizing beauty and also for easy accessibility.

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Nathia Gali Location Via Murree & Islamabad

You have to drive for one hour from both Murree and Abbottabad to reach Nathia Gali which has a distance of 34 kilometers from here. It’s a mi midway between both places. From Islamabad, Nathia Gali is on the drive of 2 h 50 mins having a distance of 95.6 km by Kashmir Road.

What Not to Miss in Nathia Gali?

There are tremendous activities to do and places to visit near Nathia Gali. Don’t miss these tourist attractions when you are planning a trip to this hill station.

Governor’s House

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The famous Governor House is located in main bazaar of Nathia Gali. Although, this great architecture based building is not allowed for tourists but its surrounding scenic areas and trails are been enjoyed by visitors.

Miran Jani Track

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As Nathia Gali is located at 8,200 feet, including other expeditions the hiking on Miran Jani is breathtaking which takes 6-7 hour to reach. This point offers one of the best views of Nathia Gali.

Pipeline Track

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Dunga Gali pipeline track leads towards the pipeline from Dunga Gali to Ayubia which is based on the distance of 4 kilometers and takes 40 to 50 minutes having altitude around 8,200 ft. It’s quite an easy trek to choose for small hiking period comprises of natural scenes, sunshine, snow, and rain as well.

Mushkpuri Track

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Nathia Gali to Mushkpuri top is at 4 km and 4 kilometer originating near Shangrila Hotel in Nathia Gali passes through thick pines forests and goes to 2800 meters ft high Mushkpuri top.


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Another amazing piece of architecture is not to miss Nathia Gali’s Church. Also built by British Rule, the wooden-framed church is the main attraction in Nathia Gali. It is surrounded by lush green grass which adds impression to its beauty.

Green Spot

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A highly recommended place, Green Spot is located on Pakistan Air Force base Kalabagh but families and tourists are welcome for a minimal fee. This is a wonderful, relaxing area where the lush green lawns covered with wild daisies is a great place to take amazing pictures. There is a nearby small café that serves coffee, tea, soft drinks, and snacks.

Dunga Gali

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Dunga Gali is another worth visiting spot to make Nathia Galui trip memorable. It welcomes tourists right after their tour to main Nathia Gali. This small hill road leads towards famous Ghora Gali.

Ghora Gali

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From its origin, Ghora Gali has been associated with its resort significance. The British colonialists and troops used this place to rejoice themselves with natural scenery. Ghora Gali features 1,100 m long chairlift that goes from Ghora Gali to Pindi Point. This famous Gali of Murree covers an area of 150 acres and is 4 km from Murree and 57 km from Islamabad. The main college of Murree is also situated here named Lawrence College Ghora Gali, Murree.


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Now, ahead there’s Ayubia to explore with all its natural beauties and chairlift adventure. There’s also amazing Ayubia national park, which is name after Ayub Khan, the second president of Pakistan. This national park is the resort complex and is surrounded by the small resorts of Khaira Gali, Changla Gali, Khanspur, Ghora Dhaka and Galyat. It’s truly mesmerizing spot to visit.

Lalazar Safari Park

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Lalazar Safari Park in Nathia Gali is located on the Lalazar mountaintop at a height of 9,000 feet. After parking the car, you can climb the winding track, which passes through pine, fir and deodar forest, on foot or on a horse. It takes about 25 minutes to reach the Safari Park.

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