Islamabad Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Islamabad

  • 1. Picnic at Rawal Lake

    Picnic at Rawal lake is what locals often do when there is some event, public holiday or whenever weather is nice. Maximum crowd could could be expected when weather is cloudy. Folks in Isloo know it...

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  • 2. Margalla Hills

    When hiking in the hills I usually come across villagers carrying wood on their backs, goats and so forth. But rarely do I come across water buffalos all the way up here! This guy is checking out the...

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  • 3. A day trip to Murree Hill Station

    Murree is a famous Hill Station of Pakistan. It is just 54 km Northeast of Islamabad. It take almost 2 hours one way. If you depart early you can come back the...

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  • 4. Rohtas Fort

    Rohtas fort, built in the heartland of Jehlum, is situated approx. 100 km from Islamabad and 7km from town of Dina. It is situated near the Kahan River on a...

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  • 5. Taxila

    From 5th Century BC to 2nd century AD, Taxila was an important Buddhist learning center. The different stages of Taxila was influenced by Persia, Greece, and...

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  • 6. Katas Raj Temples

    Katas Raj temples are mentioned in the epic Mahabharata, written in 300 BC. The legend narrates that Shiv Devta, on death of his wife Satti, wept so profusely...

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  • 7. Simly Dam

    Simly Dam is considered to be the largest water reservoir for Islamabad, and is mainly fed by melting snow and river/springs from Muree and "Galians" (valleys)....

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  • 8. Khanpur Dam

    Situated approx. 40 km from Islamabad in Khanpur, NWFP, the dam is nestled between mountains. It supplies water to the near by city such as Taxila, Islamabad...

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  • 9. Trail 3, Margala Hills

    Trail 3 at Margala Hills provides great activity for Hiking and adventure lovers. One can hike up trail 3 in Margala hills all the way to Kokina this is a 5.5...

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  • 10. Ayub National Park in Rawalpindi

    Well I am putting Ayub National Park in the off the beaten path tip as this is about 15 km from Islamabad, and I have not made a separate travel page for...

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  • 11. Camping at Rose & Jasmine Garden

    There is a camping site inside Rose & Jasmine Garden. You can stay over there by paying Rs.150 ( US $ 2.5 appox ) per night. You are supposed to bring your own...

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