Murree, Kashmir & Shogran Tour Package (8 Days / 7 Nights)

Murree is a mountain resort town, located in the Galyat region of the Pir Panjal Range, within the Rawalpindi District of Punjab, Pakistan. It forms the outskirts of the Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area, and is about 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Islamabad. It has average altitude of 2,291 metres (7,516 ft). Murree was founded in 1851 as a sanatorium for British troops. The permanent town of Murree was constructed in 1853 and the church was sanctified shortly thereafter. One main road was established, commonly referred to even in modern times, as the mall. Murree was the summer headquarters of the colonial Punjab Government until 1876 when it was moved to Shimla. Murree became a popular tourist station for British within the British India, several prominent Englishmen were born here including Bruce Bairnsfather, Francis Younghusband and Reginald Dyer. During colonial era access to commercial establishments was restricted for non-Europeans including the Lawrence College. In 1901, the population of the town was officially 1,844, although if summer visitors had been included this could have been as high as 10,000. Since the Independence of Pakistan in 1947, Murree has retained its position as a popular hill station, noted for its pleasant summers. A large number of tourists visit the town from the Islamabad-Rawalpindi area. The town also serves as a transit point for tourist’s visiting Azad Kashmir and Abbottabad. The town is noted for its Tudorbethan and neo-gothic architecture. The Government of Pakistan owns a summer retreat in Murree, where foreign dignitaries including heads of state often visit.

Shogran is a hill station situated on a green plateau in the Kaghan Valley, northern Pakistan at a height of 2,362 metres (7,749 ft) above sea level. Shogran is located at a distance of 34 kilometres (21 mi) away from Balakot. The road from Islamabad to Kiwai is metalled and measures 212 kilometres (132 mi). Hotels and motels are available at affordable costs. Mobile phone services is also available there by Telenor and Mobilink. The local people are friendly and peaceful. It is accessible in the summer. It attracts families and explorers alike. You should not miss a trip to Forest Rest House. Most of the people sit and relax in its huge lush green lawns. Entry might be restricted when senior officials visit or stay at rest houses. Views of Sri Paya and ‘Musa ka Musala Peak’ are really nice from the lawns of the rest house.

Azad Jammu and Kashmir abbreviated as AJK and commonly known as Azad Kashmir, is a nominally self-governing polity administered by Pakistan. The territory lies west of the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir, and was previously part of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. Azad Kashmir is part of the greater Kashmir region, which is the subject of a long-running conflict between Pakistan and India. The territory shares a border with Gilgit-Baltistan, together with which it is referred to by the United Nations and other international organisations as “Pakistan administered Kashmir”. Azad Kashmir is one-sixth of the size of Gilgit-Baltistan. The territory also borders Pakistan’s Punjab province to the south and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to the west. To the east, Azad Kashmir is separated from the state of Jammu and Kashmir by the Line of Control, the de facto border between India and Pakistan. Azad Kashmir has a total area of 13,297 square kilometres (5,134 sq mi), and a total population of 4,045,366 as per the 2017 Census.

Tour Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Tour Type: Customizable for Families and Honeymoon Couples

Transport:  Toyota Corolla Gli / Xli or Similar

Hotels: Delux Package Hotel Accommodation / Standard Hotel Room

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Tour Plan

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Day 1

  • Islamabad to Visit New Murree Ptrita, Mall Road Murree
  • Night Stay: Murree

Day 2

  • Murree to Visit Kohla, Kashmir Waterfall, Muzaffarabad Fort
  • Night Stay: Muzaffarabad

Day 3

  • Muzaffarabad to Visit Pir Chinsi
  • Night Stay: Muzaffarabad

Day 4

  • Muzaffarabad to Visit Chillhana Border, Kuttan Waterfall
  • Night Stay: Kuttan

Day 5

  • Visit Keran, Neelum valley, Upper Neelum
  • Night Stay: Kuttan

Day 6

  • Kuttan to Visit Balakot, Kiwei Waterfall
  • Night Stay: Shogran

Day 7

  • Shogran Local Market Visit
  • Night Stay: Shogran

Day 8

  • Shogran to Drop Islamabad/Rawalpindi
  • Toyota Corolla Gli / Xli or similar with Driver
  • Pick and Drop from Islamabad/Rawalpindi
  • Fuel & Tolls Taxes
  • Shogran jeep 4*4
  • Driver will act as your guide
  • Sightseeing at different places (details in Tour Itinerary)
  • Deluxe package hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast complementary 2 parson
  • Any meal (unless prior included in Package)
  • Any type of entry fee(s) to parks, games etc
  • Any Air Fair
  • Anything which is not agreed before
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Important Note

  • Foreign tourists may need to obtain No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Ministry of Interior, Pakistan or concerned provincial department prior to visiting certain places in Pakistan.

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