Hill stations of Pakistan are filled with lush green forests, mountains, water spring, tracking, and hiking trails that enhance the beauty of our country. For bloggers, photographers and tourists, these hill stations are the glories of paradise and they explore it even it’s summer or winter. If you are here looking to explore these hilly areas of Pakistan that are safe in winters, then the following are some places you should consider.
The top and first hill station in our Blog is Murree (obviously). Murree has located in the Galyat region of Pir Panjal, 60 km from two of the main cities of Punjab i.e; Islamabad and Rawalpindi. It is always the favorite and most go-to destination for tourists and even the own people of Pakistan. Every year, even it goes to summer or winter, hundreds and thousands of local and international tourists come to visit this place. Murree is always rich in history, an old town established by the British for soldiers. A lot of theories related to the name ‘Murree’. Once you are in Murree in winters, don’t forget to visit these places.
Abbottabad is the capital city of the Abbottabad district in the Hazara region. It is about 120 kilometers north to Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The next hill station in this Blog is Abbottabad which is a historical hill station. It named after Sir James Abbott in January 1853. There are different places you should visit in winter.
A peak that everyone wants to go and literally you can see the whole city from up there. It is filled with wind, flowers, and mint.
A beautiful white marble masjid which is situated in the middle of the city is Ilaysi masjid. It constructs in the 1990s and on the top of the water stream. It has also water spring-fed pool and bathhouse. And the important thing that you probably have to do in winter, there are some street vendors selling hot pakoras, you should totally give them a try because the fried goodness is perfect for the season.
Do visit Harnoi, when you are in Abbottabad. A tiny beautiful place covered with a lot of natural beauty. And only 11 Km from the city. The water stream and lush green on the areas are a sight to behold.
A small resort town located on the outskirts of Murree city is Bhurban and a hill station in Punjab. A perfect place to spend a weekend with family and friends peacefully. Bhurban has one of the most famous luxurious places in Pakistan, Pearl Continental Hotel. A famous luxurious place or a vacation spot for those who want to enjoy a luxurious vacation accomplished by the top hospitality services and ambiance.
4) The Gilgit-Baltistan
The Gilgit-Baltistan, a name full of beauty and peace itself. It is known across the globe for its exceptional beauty, unique culture and hospitable people. Gilgit-Baltistan is not a province nor a state. It is a semi-provincial status.
This place is full of hill stations where you can go with your family and friends.
Gilgit-Baltistan is perfect for adventurous people. You can do a lot under the sky (paraglide, hiking, camp). If you will go there ever, trust me it will be the most peaceful, adventurous and memorable event of your life.
A gorgeous hill station located in kaghan valley ( one of the most beautiful valleys in Pakistan) is Shogran. A province of shogran in kPK.Shogran has breathtaking beauty and because of this every year hundreds of people visit this place. There are many staying options in this place but one of everyone’s favorite is forest rest house ( a cozy place with elegant woods furniture and decor).
6) Kaghan valley
If you are in the vacation of 4 to 5 days then kaghan is the best place to visit and stay.the province of kallam valley is KPK. It is full of beautiful places and fast pace rivers that flowing down the rivers. Make sure you should explore the places that are nearby kaghan; lake Saiful Maluk, lulusar, lalazar.
7) Mam Jabbala
A second-best hill station located in the Hindukush mountain range. The province of malam Jabba is KPK.It is popular because of its amazing ski resorts. It is the only developed ski resort in Pakistan. Malam Jabba is a home of many historical cities. Some of the cities indicated that it was populated 2000 years ago. It has a moderate temperature for summers and cold and frizzy for winters. People like to come here in winter because of the ski resort.
These hill stations are the best and perfect option to spend winters with your family and friends. A visit to a hill station always fills you up with so many best memories. Let us know shich is your favorite hill station in Pakistan. We would love to hear from you.