Pakistan Hilly Areas, Murree, Nathiagali, Ayubia and Patriata
Islamabad (June 12, 2012) – Thousands of people are visiting the hilly areas adjacent to federal capital to beat the summer heat through recreational activities. Around 15,000 local tourists visit Murree, Nathiagali, Ayubia and other popular spots on daily basis due to rising temperature from the twin cities and other parts of the country, said Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) officials.
With summer vacation in educational institutions, families and groups of youngsters have started moving to these areas to spend their holidays in pleasant weather. The official of PTDC said the people will keep on visiting these areas till mid of August to enjoy their vacation through unforgettable experience of picturesque landscapes, waterfalls and other glimpses of nature.
Close to the Murree Hills, other less developed picnic spots are also getting popularity for daylong trips. For tourists, mountains are considered as the place for leisure activities. People admire the beauty of these areas for the reasons of the climate and clean air, varied topography, beautiful scenery, local traditions and simple life styles. The domestic tourists consider Murree, Nathiagali and Ayubia as most accessible tourist spot to spend summer vacation.
The most popular feature of chairlift also serves the visitors with exciting opportunities to experience an elevated passenger ropeway over the mountains in environment friendly way.