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One Day Trips Around Islamabad – Pakistan Travel Guide

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Tourists usually mark Islamabad as their base point for traveling to other parts of northern areas. Whether they travel from within the country or outside, all the travel related affairs are settled and decide here. Tour guides, transportation, hotel bookings, accommodation can be arranged easily in Islamabad.

People also travel to Islamabad to witness the perks and beauty of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. Supreme Court, Prime Minister House, President House, parliament, monuments, state of the art planned city with foreign embassies and international brands are the prominent landmarks of this city.

Flourishing mega housing societies of international standards, gigantic malls and buildings make this one of the beautiful capitals in the world.

With the inauguration of a new international airport, international flights will be mostly now landing in Islamabad and this way we are expecting huge inflow of tourists as well as travelers to stay in Islamabad.

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There are many spots around Capital City (Islamabad) that can be explored on a one day trip. Those who are pressed for time and will stay for a shorter period of time can visit the following sites.

Lake View Park

one day trips from islamabad

Located within the premises of Islamabad, it is actually the periphery of the Rawal dam. A very good spot for families offers a variety of sports and gaming activities for kids and adults. Also, you will find a mini zoo inside, with a variety of animal and bird species.

Khanpur dam

one day trips from islamabad

1.30 hours from Capital City, a great spot for summers to energize yourself with water sports activities.

Margalla Hills

one day trips from islamabad

Located within premises of Islamabad, Margalla hills offer great trekking experience. With different treks ranging from normal trek to steep/rough trekking, you can find water channels flowing down the hill with beautiful birds and wild animals attracting your attention often.

Samundar Katha lake

one day trips from islamabad

4 hours from Capital City, it is a beautiful picnic spot for families.

Mushkpuri Top

one day trips from islamabad

3 hours from Islamabad, offers great trekking experience with lush green surrounding to enthusiasts.

Peer Chanasi

one day trips from islamabad

5 hours from Capital City, another trekking spot for trekkers. You must have your gears prepared before you plan your visit.

Miranjani

one day trips from islamabad

3.30 hours from Islamabad, a beautiful hill resort for family picnics.

Banjosa Lake

one day trips from islamabad

5 hours from Capital City, a famous lake known for its beautiful landscape.

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Nergola Waterfall

one day trips from islamabad

3.30 hours from Islamabad another beautiful waterfall with beautiful surroundings.

Toli Pir

one day trips from islamabad

5 hours from Capital City in Azad Kashmir, it offers great scenery and trekking experience.

Simly Dam(Neela Sandh)

one day trips from islamabad

2 hours from Islamabad, water flowing down the dam to different spots reserved for picnic and swimming. Youngsters from Islamabad and Rawalpindi visit this place frequently.

Gulpur Waterfall (Lala waterfall)

one day trips from islamabad

4.30 hours from Islamabad near Gulpur, a beautiful waterfall with exquisite location and landscape.

Murree, Nathia Gali, Ayubia, Thandiani

one day trips from islamabad

3-4 hours from Capital City and you can visit all these places with green patches all around and trekking spots on your way.

Khewra Salt mines

one day trips from islamabad

3 hours from Islamabad, Kewra salt mine is the most famous salt mines known for exporting salt to a different part of the globe. Also, you will find different souvenirs made from sold salt extracts which you can buy to keep as a memory of your visit or gift to friends.

Swaik Lake

one day trips from islamabad

2 hours from Capital City, a beautiful lake that demands trek to explore but it is worth it.

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