North-West Frontier Province Things to Do

  • Qissa Khawani Bazaar
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  • Green Spot, Nathia Gali
    Green Spot, Nathia Gali
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    Saiful Maluk..Pakistan
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North-West Frontier Province Things to Do

  • Khyber Pass

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Peshawar Things to Do

    The most famous pass of the world, the Khyber Pass, is 16 km from Peshawar. It has been, throughout history, the most important gateway to the plains of the South Asian sub-continent both for migration and invasion. Starting from the foot-hills of the Suleiman Range at the Jamrud; 11 miles from Peshawar, it extends beyond the border of Pakistan at...

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  • Lake Saif-ul-Maluk

    Naran Things to Do

    A trip to Kaghan Valley is incomplete without a visit to legendary Lake Saiful Maluk. The lake is named after prince Saif-ul-Maluk who fell in love here with a fairy from the mountains. It is 9 km away from Naran. Situated at a height of 10,500 feet from sea level. Take a Jeep from Naran. It takes almost an hour from Naran to Saif-ul-Maluk. Do...

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  • Dunga Gali Pine Line Track

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Nathia Gali Things to Do

    This track is also called as Mukshpuri track as Dungagali is situated at the base of Mukshpuri Peak. When going from Murree to Nathia Gali, this track comes 3 km before Nathia Gali. It is one of the world's beautiful tracs. It leads you from Dungagali to Ayubia. The whole area is called Ayubia National Park.

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  • Kalash Valley

    Chitral Things to Do

    Friends are telling me that the kalaishi people are very unique. They are right. Visit their holy cemetery and you will see what i mean. There you can find hundreds of coffins wide open for you to peep inside and see...the bones and whatever remains of the dead. They used to practise this before however nowadays i heard they bury the coffins...

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  • Central Church

    Abbottabad Things to Do

    This is a photo of St Luke's Church, Abbottabad, Pakistan, a true historical treasure of the town dating to 1864 when the building was formally consecrated, in British colonial times. It was originally an Anglican church but is now under the Church of Pakistan. The church has many nice historical treasures to see, and the vicar here is also in...

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  • Qissa Khawani Bazaar

    5 out of 5 stars

    Peshawar Things to Do

    Qissa Khawani Bazaar is a place which travelers must visit,because of it,s historical background,Qissa Khawani means the Bazaar of Story Tellers,in the older times there use to be professional story tellers,caravan arriving from different central Asian states staying in the inns,enjoying cup of green tea while listening to the stories of the story...

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  • Shogran

    Naran Things to Do

    Shogran is one of the most beautiful Plateaus in the valley. It is situated at a distance of 34 km from Balakot. On the way from Balakot to Naran, there is a place called KEWAI. Take a side road on the right after passing through Kewai. From there it will take you around 30 minutes to reach Shogran. Shogran is 7 km from Kewai. SHOGRAN is a very...

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  • Miran Jani.

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nathia Gali Things to Do

    Guide Muhammad Amjad resident of Lassa Village near Governer House Nathia Gali. Registered with STC (Khyber PakhtunKhaw Tourist Information Center) and Local Police Department. Card No. 98 Phone No. 0343-8911128 Remarks: Responsible, cooperative and friendly guide.. Treks he knows Meeran Jani Dagri Thandiani Mukshpuri from Nathia and from...

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  • Chitral Fort

    4 out of 5 stars

    Chitral Things to Do

    Near the Shahi Mosque of Chitral on the right bank of the river, stranding the majestic Chitral fort, which has been witnessing the ups and downs of the history for centuries. A fort with a rich past, especially in 1895, when a coup d’etat cost the life of the Mehtar (ruling chief) Nizam Ul Mulk, and his half brother Amir ul Mulk seized the...

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  • Bala-Hisar Fort

    5 out of 5 stars

    Peshawar Things to Do

    Bala Hisar is a heavily-guarded fort that is located now centrally (in Old Peshawar it would have been in the north-western corner). It was built in the 16th century and has seen a long history through Mughal Emperors, the Sikhs and the British and has been destroyed and rebuilt again at least once. It is used today by Frontier Corps, or "fauji" as...

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  • Lalazar

    Naran Things to Do

    Lalazar is extremely picturesque landscape at an elevation of 3200m (10400 feet). It is scenic spot with thick forest of pine & fir. It is also a full day trip like Saiful Maluk. One day you can go to explore Saiful Maluk. Next day you can plan a trip to Lalazar. It is 21 km away from Naran. A jeep will take around 1:30 hour to Lalazar via...

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  • Green Spot

    Nathia Gali Things to Do

    A little up from Nathia Gali bazar, at the top of the hill is situated "Green Spot". Actually this is a Pakistan Air Force reserved area, but it is open for tourists and families. You can enter Green Spot by paying Rs. 5/- as entrance fee. View of Nathiagali and neighbouring area is magnificent from here.

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  • Garam Chashma

    Chitral Things to Do

    At the distance of almost 2 hours, is located the ancient valley of Injigan, nowadays Garam Chashma, and could be approached by a jeep, car etc. but better to be inside an open jeep to enjoy the scenic beauty enroute to the area while visiting the challenging and breath taking rocky spires of Shoghore (A village), and if one has the guts then some...

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  • Jamrud Fort

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Peshawar Things to Do

    Near Peshawar you are in the government lands of the Khalid tribe. About 20km east of Peshawar is Jamrud Fort, built by the Sikhs in 1823 to mark the western edge of their empire(one of the few to expand westward to the Khyber). Its trademark stone arch over the road marks the formal entrance to the pass. Once you cross under the arch you enter...

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  • River Kunhar

    Naran Things to Do

    River Kunhar flows in the center of Kaghan Valley. Kaghan, Naran & several other beautiful towns & villages are situated on the banks of River Kunhar. While staying in Naran you can enjoy sitting by the Kunhar River. It is looks very Romantic. Velley looks very beautiful around the river. River rafting is a new adventure sport currently under...

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  • Governer's House

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nathia Gali Things to Do

    Nathia Gali is summer capital of NWFP province. Its governer house was built by British rulers before independence of Pakistan. This beautiful building with its lush green lawns and impressive architecture is well maintained and still used as official residence and office of NWFP governer. Visitors are not allowed inside governer house but after...

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  • Chitral Polo Ground

    Chitral Things to Do

    Chitral is the birth place of the game of polo. This is not a richmans game here. It is played by peasents, priests, shopkeepers clerks and all. The people have a passion for the game and are keeping horses at the expense of clothing their children. There are six players aside and the game is played in two halfs of 25 min each. In any tournament...

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  • Cunningham Clock Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Peshawar Things to Do

    Dear Tariq, That was in Tuzke Babri when the Mughal king from Farghana called it, Pushpapura, (the city of flowers), those days are gone bro. Pizza Hut Army Stadium, Usmania Restaurant, Silver Dragon (Chinese restaurant)on University road. Avoid the busy markets in Peshawar, the city has been suffering for a decade due to militant attacks and...

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  • Siri Payee

    Naran Things to Do

    A wonderful excursion from Shogran is a visit to Sari Paya. From Shogran a road climbs through thick pine forest to the top of Paya ridge, a lush green meadow with spectacular view of Malika Parbat. View of Makra Top is also picturesque. Trekkers can also hike to Makra Top, which is around 2500 feet high from there. Note: In local language of...

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  • Nathiagali's Church

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Nathia Gali Things to Do

    This beautiful church is one of the main attractions of Nathia Gali. Church is well mentained. There is an oval park carpetted with lush green grass in front of the church which increases its beauty. Park is below road level and is a must to see.

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  • Walled City - Old Peshawar

    Peshawar Things to Do

    As an ancient town where the footprints of many diverse civilisations lay, Peshawar has several interesting historical sites. The old city was once a heavily guarded citadel with high walls. Today, not much remains of the walls, but the houses have an essence of days gone by. Most of the houses are made of unbaked bricks with wooden structures for...

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  • Dudipatsar Lake

    Naran Things to Do

    Most of the people coming to Kaghan Valley stick to Naran & Lake Saiful Maluk. They don't go further. There are several beautiful Lakes in this valley, which should not be missed. Dudipatsar Lake is one of them. According to many it is far more beautiful than Lake Saiful Maluk. Dudipatsar means "White Lake", because most of the year it is covered...

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  • Thandiani

    Nathia Gali Things to Do

    Now this is a cool place (literally and practically). Thandiani means cold in the local language. Its around about 1 hour and 30 minutes on a good decent road. Its rises steeply at some places. It is 2700 meters above sea level on a small plateau surrounded by pine forests. This beautiful spot can easily be approached from Abbottabad, which is 24...

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  • Peshawar Museum

    Peshawar Things to Do

    It was built in 1905 as the Victoria Memorial Hall, It represents the Gandhara Civilization. Also some of the Kalasha statues and wooden carvings are displayed here. Explore Edwardes College; it was the first Educational institute in N.W.F.P built by the British Government.

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  • Lulusar Lake

    Naran Things to Do

    Lulusar Lake (Lulu Sar Lake) is the largest lake in Kaghan Valley having mirror like waters. Image of surrounding mountains is beautifully reflected in the lake. It is the headwaters ( main reservoir) of Kunhar River. It is situated on main road which goes from Naran to Babusar Pass & forther to Chillas. People going to Babusar Pass (highest point...

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  • Gul Jee's house

    Nathia Gali Things to Do

    Gul Jee is one of Pakistan's most respected artists. This well known painter owns a house in Nathia Gali where he spends summer season along with family. You can find this house when you move up from main bazaar road towards Green Retreat Hotel. The house is located just next to Holiday Hotel. You could be lucky enough to meet him and he may take...

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  • Chowk Yadgar

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Peshawar Things to Do

    Chowk Yaadgar (the place of remembrance) is old Peshawar's central square, is at the end of the Ander Shehr. The traditional site of political rallies, is the Speakers Corner of Peshawar, and the heroes of the 1965 Indo-Pakistani War assembling political rallies and demonstrations during the struggle for independence, also many anti-British...

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  • Jahanzaib and Karnak House

    Nathia Gali Things to Do

    You should not miss some of beautiful houses in Nathai Gali. Although it might not be possible for you to enter inside without permission from owners / care takers but still you can try luck. (1) JAHANZAIB HOUSE: It is a new modernized and very beautiful there story house. The facilities provided are simply amazing. If you get inside, you would...

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  • Masjid

    Peshawar Things to Do

    Near the narrowest point of the khyber pass, about 15 Km from Jamrud is Ali Masjid and a large fort and a british cemetry. The valley walls bear insignia of British regiments that have served here. In the cemetery here are the graves of British soldiers killed in the Second Afghan War of 1879. This was the famous battle of Ali Masjid. Regimental...

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  • Karavan Sarai Gor Khatri

    5 out of 5 stars

    Peshawar Things to Do

    The Mughal gateway of a caravanserai known as Gor Khatri" (Worriors grave) at the top end of Sethi Street. A huge Mughal gateway leads into a courtyard over 200 meters (650 feet) square, which was once surrounded on all four sides by rooms for travelers. The site has been considered holy for nearly 2,000 years. In the second century AD, it was a...

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  • Buddhist Stuppas

    5 out of 5 stars

    Peshawar Things to Do

    On the south eastern outskirts of the Peshawar city are the crumbled remains of huge stupa......the age + - 2 AD. This is a Buddhist Stupa, founded in the early 20 th centuary ( + -1900). Only the foundation of the monastery, once magnificent with with it's double storied pavilions and high corner towers, remain to tell it's fascinating story.

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  • Decorated Trucks

    Peshawar Things to Do

    All around Pakistan you will see t colorful and decorated buses. The trucks are an expression of the man and his artistic abilities but often times the owner of the truck words hand in hand working with a local artist to make his truck looks as unique as possible. The artists pain the trucks with thousands of different kinds of designs ranging from...

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