To get out from cities hustle and bustle Nathai gali is the best place for weekend trip for people living near Islamabad, to get their mind fresh. One of the most beautiful hill station of Pakistan located in Abbottabad District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Nathai Gali is also one of the most visited hill station in the Pakistan.
You will be amazed by the views this hill station has to offer and the ambience of those old pine, walnut and oak trees just force you to fall in love with nathia gali. And you just cannot trust weather, it changes so quickly that it sometimes feel like that some kind of magic is happening. On a sunny day clouds will come in no time and cover the whole hill station.
The things this picturesque hill station has to offer does not end here, it is one of the biggest National Park of Pakistan and is also home to a very rare leopard bread. And if you love hiking this is, you have come to the right place as nathia gali is home to many amazing track like Nathia gali Mushkpuri Track, Donga gali to Ayubia Track, Miranjani Track, these are some of the famous tracks.
Lets get in some details Mushkpuri is 9200 feet above sea level, the second highest peak in galyat, this track will check your limits. And is my personal favorite track also. Donga gali to Ayubia track is build along a water pipeline around 4 kilometers track, it is fun easy walk track with some amazing views.
Miranjani is 9816 feet above sea level and this track is hard but rewarding at the end, it will get you to your limits, this track is for serious hikers.
There are some other things you should also add in your next trip to nathia gali, the water reserve, nathia gali water fall, nathia gali zoo, nathia gali church and the nathia gali bazar. And make sure you have a safe distance from monkeys to be on the safe side because you will encounter monkey’s everywhere you go in nathia gali.
This small scenic hill station covered with pine and oak trees has a lot to offer. And is home to many beautiful hotels like: Shangrila Pines Nathiagali, Retreat Hotel, STC Chalets & Cottages, Red Onion, Nathia Heights Hotel. These are some of the hotels which have good reviews and rating.
Let’s talk about food scene of nathia gali, as nathia gali has some delicious food to offer, the most famous one is from “Afaq hotel nathiagali” their steam chili chicken is out of this world and their “daal mash” without these two dishes your nathia gali trip is not complete.