Margalla Hills (Punjab)

The Margalla Hills is a part of Himalayan foothills, located on the north of Islamabad, Pakistan. The Margalla Hills has an average elevation of 1000 meters. Tilla Charouni is the highest peak in this range. It also gets snowfall in the winter season. These hills have an attractive greenish view around the north side of Islamabad and provide a relaxing view for tourists. Pir Sohawa is the highest tourist spot in this area.

There is a number of hiking and trekking treks and rock climbing spots in the Margalla Hills. One of the easy and popular hiking treks is from zoo park to Daman-e-Koh. These treks provide more wonderful views in the winter season. Tourists of all ages can enjoy themselves there for easy adventure and set the beautiful moments of their lives. The weather conditions are always pleasant and cool there.

Rock climbing is also very popular in the Margalla Hills. Number beautiful and attractive rocks are also found in the Margalla Hills, which will give a fantastic experience of climbing the mountains. Jasmine Corner and Musical Lounge are crags available for beginner-level climbers.

The Margalla Hills is also an attractive place for bird watchers. Different kinds of birds such as robins, kites, larks, black partridge, shrikes, sparrows, pheasants, spotted doves, hawks, cheer pheasant, and falcons can be seen while exploring its various treks. The Margalla Hills is also a habitant place of different wild animals such leopard, golden jackal, red fox, etc.

Margalla Hills Map

Tour places in Margalla Hills


Daman-e-Koh is another beautiful location in the Margalla Hills, Islamabad to visit. On the top of Daman-e-Koh, the broader view of the whole Islamabad is an amazing and memorable event of one\'s life. Pirsohawa is another attraction next to Daman-e-Koh for tourists. It looks most glamorous and wonderful in the evening and gives a shining and glooming view of Islamabad city.

Tourism in Daman-e-Koh

Pir Sohawa

Pir Sohawa is a hill station in the Margalla Hills at the distance of 17 km from Islamabad, have an elevation of 5,000 feet in Monal village which is part of Haripur District. It is the highest point in the Margalla Hills and may receive snowfalls in the winter season.

Tourism in Pir Sohawa

Saidpur Village

Saidpur village is located in the Margalla Hills in Islamabad at the distance of 8 km from Zero-point on the Margalla Ave near Daman-e-Koh. It is a historical village and is now preserved in its original state.

Tourism in Saidpur Village