Malka-e-Kohsar Murree is the most famous place for the tourist of Pakistan. A huge number of peoples do visit here from the entire country in the shape of trip to this lovely hill station. Summer is the peak season for the tourist who travel just 30 kilometers from the Islamabad. 7500 meters above to sea level place was founded in the year 1851 by the British. There is a school of thought who says that Murree word is the 2nd version of “Marhi”. Marhi means high place but on the other hands there are few peoples who believe that this name was due to Virgin Marry who buried in this city.
There is no airport or railway station in the Murree but two roads for the access. First and old one is Highway and the 2nd one is Express way. There is a helipad in the Gharyal camp but it is used for the VIPs and Armed forces. This city is easily accessible from the historical city of Rawalpindi and from the Capital, Islamabad. Local transport could be found easily from these cities while you can hire a Taxi as per your choice. The new Express way is a brand new road just like the motorways. This way reduced the travel time between the Malka-e-Kohsar and Islamabad. It is very easy way as compare to the old highway due to its separate and double lanes.
Malka-e-Kohsar Murree is not a very big city and one day is enough to explore it. Under you will find the attractions of this city.
- Mall Road: A famous Road
- Kashmir Point: View of Kashmir Mountains (Highest point of this city)
- Pindi Point: View of Rawalpindi site
- Chairlift: A Chairlift at Pindi Point
- GPO: General Post Office
There are many hiking points in this city which provide very pleasant experience in the summers. The winter offers you the enjoyment of snow while rains and fog have no specific season or time. To get an accommodation is not a serious issue over there. There are a large number of guest houses, hotels and motels in this city. These guest houses, hotels and motels charge you differently, according to their services. Malka-e-Kohsar Murree is very attractive for the nature lovers.