Murree is Pakistan’s most developed and popular hill station located at an altitude of 6000-7000 feet above sea level. At an hour drive from Islamabad along a good quality, winding alpine road, it is crowded by visitors all year round. The scenery is superb, climate cool in summers and crispy cold in winters.
When the British annexed Punjab in 1849, they soon decided to establish a hill station at Murree conveniently located near the important military cantonment of Rawalpindi. It was actually founded in 1851 on pastureland of a ridge and developed quickly. Today Murre is Punjab’s leading hill station attracting domestic and foreign visitors. The long Summer days are ideal for lazy strolls between Kashmir and Pindi points.
There are Gallies around Murree covered with thick pine forests. Gulehra Gali, also called Patriata, is most enjoyable place about 20 km beyond Murre where TDCP Chairlift and Sky Ride provides a fascinating and memorable experience among panoramic scenery and thrilling rides.