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Margalla Hills, Islamabad

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Geologic Formation
At the end of winding roads and hairpin turns, Margalla Hills rewards with sweeping views of Islamabad. A perfect setting for hiking, this well-kept national park in the midst of the Lesser Himalayas also features chairlifts and various rock-climbing spots, while city-based clubs organize paragliding and hang gliding activities. With excellent restaurants overlooking the city panorama, the park provides a popular escape from the city for both locals and foreigners. Keep your eye out for wildlife, such as monkeys and rare birds. Plan to visit Margalla Hills and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Islamabad attractions using our Islamabad vacation generator.
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  • What a drive, up glorious hairpin bends, as the view of the city opens up beneath. I went just before sunset, and the best colours were in the cloud formations above - gorgeous creations by that celes...  more »
  • nice place for late dinner with friends and partners there, a few restaurants are available with very good services  more »
  • Margalla Hills are within Islamabad and the trails are easily accessible. There are several trails that ranges from 3 hours to a whole day activity. The best one is Trail 5 that is suitable for a fami...  more »