Why Should You Visit Pir Chinasi Muzaffarabad?

It is a famous saying that Kashmir is heaven on earth, and there is no doubt it is. There are a lot of visiting and sightseeing places to visit in Kashmir. One of the world’s most spectacular locations, rivers, mountains, a mixture of rural and urban areas, green valleys and green fields makes it a perfect place to visit. 

Places to visit in Kashmir

Azad Kashmir is rich in natural beauty. Although there are a lot of places to visit in Kashmir, however, Pir Chanasi is known due to its beautiful view, accessible roads and mountains. 

Here are some renowned places to visit in Kashmir

  • Ratti Gali Lake
  • Pir Chanasi
  • Mangla Dam
  • Neelum River
  • Arang Kel
  • Nergola Waterfall
  • Gurez Valley
  • Ganga Choti
  • Rawalakot
  • Toli Pir
  • Leepa Valley
  • Red Fort
  • Shounter Lake

And the list goes on and never ends. Because there are a lot of places to visit in Kashmir, and mentioning them in this article would be difficult. Here we will only discuss the beauty of Pir Chanasi. 

People and Culture of Kashmir

Not only in beauty, but Azad Kashmir is also rich in culture. So its cultural significance can’t be denied in any way. Mostly its culture is influenced by Indian, Persian, and Central Asian cultures. Most commonly religions are Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. But now Islam is spreading rapidly day by day. 

Mostly the people of Bhimber, Kotli, Mirpur and surrounding areas are simple, healthy and truthful. And these areas are also located near Punjab. So they have resemblance with the culture of Pakistani Punjab.  On the other side, the people of Bagh, Poonch, and Sudhnoti are loving and generous. These people have given a lot of sacrifices for freedom. Furthermore, the people of district Muzaffarabad have their own culture. These people are intelligent, hardworking, skilful and dynamic. So every area in Kashmir has its own uniqueness and the reason for being famous.

Know About Pir Chinasi

It is located 30 KM from the capital of Kashmir, Muzaffarabad. Its height from the earth is about 2900 KM. It is famous for the ziarat of the renowned saint Sayed Hussain Shah Bukhari, also known as Pir Chanasi. The beautiful weather and sky-high mountains make it a perfect place for a visit from the hustle and bustle of noisy cities. 

This place is also famous due to snowcross jeep rallies and paragliding. Most people visit this place to take a view of Muzaffarabad city and rural areas. This place is too cold in summer, and people have to carry warm clothes in May and June to see this fantastic place. 

This place is included in one of the top and most visiting tourists places in Pakistan. Its lavish green trees and unique height attracts thousands of visitors from Pakistan and all over the world. 

Its weather in winter becomes more charming and covers the whole area like a white blanket. There are a lot of types of trees available in this area; however, oak and pine trees are in abundance. The most suitable time to visit this place is from March to September. 

Things you need to know about Pir Chinasi

No doubt Pir Chinasi offers a lot to its visitors; however, there are a lot of things you need to know about this beautiful hill station. 

First of all, you need to carry food and other necessary items with you if you are heading towards Pir Chanasi. The reason is that there is no 2-star, 3-star, or 5-star hotel near or roundabout this village. 

Moreover, if you are planning to visit this place in summer, you must have a cold-weather tent because the weather becomes too cold at night time. But if you are planning to stay in winter, then this tent will not save you from the harsh weather. Also, there is heavy snowfall in winter.

Not only Pir Chinasi, but you can also visit the beautiful and spectacular neighbouring areas of Pir Chinasi including Phanwa Da Dana, Pir Aasimar, Jarran Phirran, and much more. 

Transport use to visit Pir Chinasi

Road condition is excellent, you can use your own car and easily reach at this hill spot. If you don’t have your own car it’s not mean you cannot visit this remarkable place. Askari rent a car provides all type of vehicles like vehicles for group trip or friend and family trip at best rates.  

FBR Imposed sale tax on Used Cars Sale and Purchase

To increase the taxation network and increase the indirect tax revenue Federal Board of revenue (FBR) imposed sales tax on purchase and sale of used cars. According to FBR Issued SRO (SRO 931 (I) 2020) Sales tax 17% will charge on value of supply where registered person engaged in purchase and sale of used vehicle from general public on which sales tax already paid at the time of manufacture or import of vehicle, according to FBR additional tax 3% will apply if unregistered trader buy used car.

Federal board of revenue also give formula in said SRO to calculate the value of supply at which sale tax will apply.

Value of Supply = A-B

A: “it is the consideration in money, including all charges, fees and not include sales tax amount charged and received by registered person from the purchaser of used car or vehicle”

B: “it is the consideration in money, include all charges, fees, paid by the registered person (Buyer) to the seller of the used vehicle or car”   

It is added transaction amount of buying and selling made through banking channel which is the requirement of section 73 of Act.

Value of Supply for sale tax purpose will be Zero if vehicle is sold at price lower than its purchase price.

This new taxation will apply on those who engage in the business of Buying and selling of used cars and not on individuals who buy and sell cars for their personal use.

 Source said that the purpose of this new taxation implication is to bring car dealers in taxation network.   

What Benefits You Will Enjoy With Euro 5 Petrol?

It is no doubt that the quality of petrol affects a lot in the performance of your car. If you use lower quality petrol, it may affect the performance of your car’s engine. The reason is that premium petrol quality like Euro 5 Petrol has a higher octane rate that definitely helps the vehicle squeeze more miles in the same amount of petrol. 

Journey to Euro 1 Petrol to Euro 5 Petrol!

In the past, car scientists tried to manufacture such cars that deliver more excellent performance in a little amount of petrol. They didn’t care about pollutants coming out from the exhaust. Then progressed nations like the United States, European Union, Japan, and others set the standards of petrol to make the environment less pollutant. 

In July 1992, the European Union Regulation introduced Euro quality petrol to improve air quality. After that, consecutively, five sets of improved petrol quality have been presented to reduce carbon monoxide (CO) emissions and enhance air quality across nationwide. 

Euro 1 (EC93) introduced in 1992 and applied to all newly registered cars. In this quality, catalytic converters were introduced for the first time in the cars. 

Euro 2 (EC96) petrol quality was introduced for all cars since January 1997. In this quality petrol, emissions limits for diesel engines was reduced. 

Euro 3 (EC2000) applied to all cars from January 2001. In this quality, separate limits were set for nitrogen oxide and hydrocarbons emissions for diesel engines. 

Euro 4 (EC2005) applied to all new cars from 2006. In this quality, diesel particulate filters were introduced to trap particulates. This technology traps about 99% particulates. 

Euro 5 applied on all new cars from 2011. In this quality, extra diesel particulates filters were introduced to trap and control emissions. 

Introduction of Hi-Octane 97 Euro 5 in Pakistan 

PSO (Pakistan State Oil) company introduced world-class standard Hi-Octane 97 Euro 5 in this year 2020. It is a more significant step towards providing clean and higher quality petroleum services across Pakistan. 

According to details, a special ceremony was held at PSO Service Station-2, Diplomatic Enclave on Tuesday, where Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum, Nadeem Babar, and Minister for Energy, Omar Ayub Khan were chief guests. They said that introduction of Hi-Octane 97 Euro 5 in Pakistan is the fulfilment of commitment to provide higher quality petrol and a step towards a clean environment. 

Euro 5 emission limits (diesel)

HC+ NOx – 0.23 g/km

CO – 0.50 g/km

PM – 0.005 g/km

PM – 6.0×10 ^11/km

NOx – 0.18 g/km

Euro 5 emission limits (petrol)

NOx – 0.06 g/km

HC – 0.10 g/km

PM – 0.005 g/km (direct injection only)

CO – 1.0 g/km

 Award-winning Benefits of Hi-Octane 97 Euro 5  Here are some of the outstanding benefits of Hi-Octane 97 Euro

Improves Engine Quality & Performance

The importance of engine in the structure of cars cant’ be denied. As our body converts food into energy, a car engine converts fuel into motion the same as it is. If it is kept clean and well-maintained, it helps the car run smoothly and faster. Due to the high octane rate compared to regular petrol, your car’s engine works more effectively and efficiently.

Clean & Green Environment

A clean and green environment is essential for human health. A pollution free environment can only be achieved by the reduction of hazardous chemicals and pollutants. Hi-Octane 97 Euro 5 minimizes harmful vehicle emissions with a decrease in Sulphur and Benzene content.

Increases Efficiency 

It is no doubt that Euro 5 Petrol increases the efficiency of your car. Most giant car manufacturing companies are trying to introduce more efficient engines and fuel consumption. Due to the high octane rate, Euro 5 petrol has become more efficient for car engines.  It may cost you more than other petrol qualities, but it is much better for your car. The sale of Euro 5 petrol has been started on various petrol stations across the country. Drive yourself into innovative and smooth fuel experience by using this type of fuel for your car.

This new petrol gives opportunity to car rental companies, it reduce their car rental services cost which result increase in profitability.

Top 10 Best Hotels in Islamabad

When it comes to Islamabad, it is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Now it is 2nd most beautiful capital of the world that is worth visiting. If you’re planning to visit Islamabad and look for the best and affordable hotels, don’t worry. We are going to provide you a list of 10 best hotels in Islamabad that you can visit and stay. Before discussing it, let us know you about the beauty of Islamabad. 

Beauty of Islamabad

Islamabad is surrounded by green hills, forests, and beautiful valleys. There is a lot of worth-seeing things and places. Some of them are Faisal Mosque, Pakistan Monument, Daman-e-Koh, Lok Virsa, Monal Restaurant, Margalla Hills, Centaurus Mall, Star and Crescent Monument Shakarparian, and much more. If you ever visit Islamabad, you must visit these charming places. 

Here is a list of Top 10 Best Hotels in Islamabad

Islamabad Serena Hotel

It is a 5-star hotel located on Khayaban-e-Suhrwardy, opposite Convention Centre، G-5/1 G-5, Islamabad. It is a well-refined and sophisticated property featuring upscale dining. This luxurious hotel is a member of the leading hotels in the world. 


– Heated outdoor pool

– 24-hour room service

– Fully-Equipped fitness centre 

– Maisha Spa

– Banquet and conference facilities

– Complimentary airport transfers

– Complimentary Wi-Fi access

– A choice of cuisine and restaurants

All the rooms are well-decorated, facilitated with Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TV’s. The price of this hotel starts at $194.

Avari Xpress Hotel

This luxury hotel is located on Islamabad Expressway, Gulistan-e-Jinnah Colony Ojhri Camp،, Islamabad. All the rooms in this hotel are well air-conditioned and well-furnished. All the rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a shower, a kettle, and a private bathroom. 

A buffet breakfast is daily in this hotel. Famous Ayub Park is just 13 KM, and Nawaz Sharif Park is 3.9 KM from this accommodation. 

Millennium Hotel Islamabad – PAFSOM

This luxury hotel is located on Main Margalla Rd, E-9/1 E-9, Islamabad. It is just 5 KM from Faisal Mosque and a 12-minutes walk from Fatima Jinnah Park. We included it in the top 10 best hotels in Islamabad due to its various facilities. It offers 24-hours front desk support, an attached restaurant, and room service. 

All the rooms in this hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom. Regular breakfast is served every morning. Islamabad Airport is just 22 KM away from this hotel.

Hotel DE Palazzo Islamabad

This fantastic and luxurious hotel is located on Street 70, Markaz MPCHS E 11/3 E-11, Islamabad. This hotel offers a restaurant facility and 24 hours front desk support for the leisure of guests. 

There are almost 28 well-equipped and air-condition rooms equipped with comfortable and modern style things. There are banks, gyms, snooker clubs, salons, and medical clinics. Every room offers you a charming view of Margalla Hills.

Islamabad Marriott Hotel

This 3-star hotel is located on Agha Khan Rd, F-5/1 Shalimar 5, Islamabad Capital Territory. This luxurious hotel offers a stunning view of mountains that give calm to your eyes. This upscale hotel is just 7 KM away from Faisal Mosque and 4 KM from Islamabad Zoo. 

You can save up to 20% on fall gateways. All the rooms are well-equipped and modern structured. Every room has the facility of flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and coffee/tea maker. 

Prestige Residence Islamabad

This luxury hotel is located in 9th AvenueStreet No. 31 F 8/1, Service Road, Islamabad. This beautiful hotel is just 2 minutes away from the Blue Area and only 15 minutes drive from the International Airport. 

Every room has a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. Daily laundry, housekeeping and other facilities are also included in package. They also offer airport shuttle services, front desk safe, complimentary buffet breakfast, and air conditioning. 

Sunset Destination

 It is a 3-star guest house located on Parveen Shakir Rd, F-7/1 F 7/1 F-7, Islamabad. This hotel has a total of 11 guest rooms and offers free Wi-Fi and free parking amenities. It is just a 16-minutes’ walk from Centaurus Mall and a 27-minutes walk from Faisal Mosque. This destination offers a free parking facility, a shared lounge, and a terrace. 

Livin Hub Guest House (招待所)

This 2-star hotel is located on House No, 68-A Nazim-ud-din Road, opposite Centaurus Mall, F-8/4 F 8/4 F-8, Islamabad. We included it in the top 10 best hotels in Islamabad due to its various facilities. Some of its facilities are an Electric vehicle charging station, free breakfast, pets allowed, and free high-speed internet. Its economic standards are unmatched. 

Hotel Margala Islamabad

This casual 3-star hotel is located on Sahara Kashmir Rd, Shakar Parian, Islamabad. This hotel has a spa, a buffet-style restaurant, and a gym. It is 17 KM from Islamabad International Airport and 4 KM from the Jinnah convention center. All the rooms are well-furnished, equipped with Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, separate bathrooms. Room services are also available. 

Centaurus Hotel Apartments

The renowned Centaurus Hotel is located on Nazim-ud-din Rd, F 8/4 F-8, Islamabad. Its location rating on Google is 4.4, and you can get around for recreation and dining. Islamabad International Airport is just 50 minutes drive from this luxury hotel. All the rooms are well arranged and have all the necessary facilities. 

After selecting hotel the next question and arrangement you will definitely want to made that is selecting best transport service. we recommend you to take rent a car from private rent a car in islamabad companies. Askari rent a car islamabad offers all range and type of vehicles with chauffer.