Top 5 Nearest Places You Need To Visit for Your 3 Days Trip From Lahore

Getting boar at home by sitting at home from last 4 Month due to covid-19, as tourism open let’s make a plan to visit some green and cool place.  Are you thinking where you should spend your three independence day holiday? I am giving you some best option to spend your vacations at green and cool areas. I gathered a list of top five nearest places for three days’ trip from Lahore on independence vacations. 

All we know, independence vacations are coming, and it’s a good idea to visit the places that are close to your city. No doubt, the beauty of Pakistan is worth seeing. Pakistan has a lot to offer to its national and international tourists. It has the world’s most beautiful and charming places to visit in northern areas, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir.  Nowadays, the sun is shining at its peak in Lahore. It too hot that we can’t make any indoor trip in Lahore or any other activity. So the vacations of Independence Day are coming, and it is the best time to go out and take your tourism experience to the next level. 

List of Top 5 Nearest Places For 3 Days Trip From Lahore

Pakistan is home of stunning mountain scenery. The beauty of lush green areas, sky-high mountains, beautiful lakes, mighty rivers, plain areas, and dense forests make it a worth seeing country that’s beauty attract international tourista and its result Pakistan is going to become host of world tourism forum 2021

With the help of expert tourist and travelers, we have gathered a list top five nearest places to visit for three days trip from Lahore, so that you can make a lot of your 14th August 2020 vacations. 

Nathia Gali

Nathia Gali is a famous hill station that is located in district Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Its distance from Lahore is 500 KM via Lahore-Islamabad motorway (M2). It is one of included in one of the best and must-go places in Pakistan.

Its situation is in the centre of Galyat range where many hill stations are connected to each other. Its weather is enjoyable that remains cool and pleasant in summer (May to August). In December and January, heavy snowfall occurs every year. At that time, a lot of tourists move here to enjoy the snowfall. 

Things to do in Nathia Gali are green spot, Governor’s house, Nathia Gali’s Church and hiking on mountains. We recommend this place to everyone who is natural beauty and hiking. Hope you definitely thinking about what is the best restaurant in Nathia gali which gives you food taste like Lahore. don’t you worry Itifaq restaurant in nathia gali is famous for its Sajii and special nashta of Anda and chane. Tourist from Lahore who loves food definitely make their Nashata or dinnar in nathia gali.

Patriyata Chairlift

Patriyata is a well-known hill station in northern Punjab that is about 447 KM from Lahore via Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M2). It is more than 7400 feet above from sea level. So it is the highest point of Murree Hills after ayobia as well as the highest point of Punjab province. 

Patriyata has a lot to offer its visitors. The breathtaking scenery of high forested ridges, valleys, and terraced slopes makes it a must-go place for three day trip from Lahore to northern areas of Pakistan. The timings to visit Patriyata Chairlift are 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM in summer, and 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM in winter. 

Things to do in Patriyata region are horse riding, kids entertainment, chair lift and cable car riding, trekking pathways, restaurants, shopping areas and much more. 

Neelam River Muzaffarabad

Neelam River is located in north and north-east of district Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir. Its distance from Lahore is approximately 544 KM via Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M2) and the perfect place for three days trip from Lahore. Its length is 245 KM, and elevation is 750 meter. 

It originates from Kishanganga Lake that is situated in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir. Neelam River is known for a variety of fish. Popular types of fish include Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Snow Trout, and Anyour. 

This area along Neelam River (Neelam Valley) was severely affected in the 2005 earthquake, but gradually, it restored its original status. Now the construction of international standard roads and restaurants is under progress.

Pir Chinasi

Pir Chinas (Peer Chinasi) is a popular tourist place located about 30 KM from Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir. It is situated at the height of about 9500 feet. The distance of this place from Lahore is almost 570 KM via Lahore-Islamabad Motorway. This place is visited by thousands of visitors everywhere to get a great view of Muzaffarabad and rural areas. 

Monal Islamabad

If you come from Lahore to Muree or Islamabad and you do not spend your evening at monal then you miss eye catching moments. This is the place where you can site and take coffee or tea with bird eye view of Islamabad in cool weather. Islamabad is one of the most beautiful capitals of the world and one of the beautiful cities of Pakistan. The distance of Islamabad from Lahore is almost 378 KM that can be easily covered in less than 5 hours. So it is a perfect place for a trip from Lahore to Islamabad.  The Monal restaurant is located in Islamabad, and its height from sea-level is 1173 KM. This restaurant offers excellent scenery of plains of Peshawar, the valley of Bolan and Mehran, and modern structure of Islamabad. The sunset view is exciting and charming at the top of Monal. 


In public transport it is not possible to visit all these places in a short period of time. Take rent a car without driver from askari cars and make a best trip with your family or friends.

Pakistan Going to Become Host of World Tourism Forum 2021

In the recent press conference held on Sunday, the government minister of tourism and overseas, Syed Zulfi Bukhari unveiled an interesting regarding tourism in Pakistan. He told that Pakistan is going to host the D-8 countries’ forum about tourism. Brother Muslim country Turkey is also going to participate in this meeting. Almost 1000 international visitors will participate in this forum.

Zulfi Bukhari said that there is a huge scope of tourism in Pakistan. Our wish is to introduce this potential to world especially Muslim countries. He added that for the sake of learning from their experience of tourism, we are going to invite the tourism ministers of D-8 countries.

Tourism in Pakistan had badly affected after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the USA. Terrorism threats to national security agencies were considerable. Due to hard work and proper planning, now terrorism has decreased to its lowest level in Pakistan.

Reasons – Why Pakistan to host this forum?

Pakistan is Allah’s blessed country and has a lot to offer to its national and international visitors. The industry of tourism has a lot of potential in Pakistan. It is one of those countries that are rich in minerals, mountains, rivers, green areas, deserts, picnic points, sea view, and much more.

According to a recent survey held by an organization, about 1.9 million tourists visited Pakistan. A data shared by Pakistan Tourism Development Cooperation stated, “In 2017, the number of international visitors was 10, 476, but jumped 70% to 17,823 in 2018.” In a recent couple of years, Pakistan has increased its ratio by more than 300%. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), Pakistan’s tourism sector to grow to over $39.8 billion within a decade.

The region of Pakistan has been witnessed by three religions, including Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism. Almost 70% of sites in Pakistan’s province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are sacred to Buddhists and Sikhs. These religious charms attract thousands of travelers to Pakistan to visit distant places. Now, Pakistan is planning to build an interfaith highway to facilitate minorities.

In order to boost tourism, Pakistan has drafted a five-year action plan for it. The present Pakistani PM Imran Khan is much serious about tourism in Pakistan and climate change. He plans to boost tourism to create millions of jobs for local people. In the first address of PM Imran Khan the nation, it was mentioned clear that Pakistan has huge tourism potential to show to the world. He said that we will promote tourism and strengthen our economy through different tourism strategies. Development of tourism facilitate different industries for example rent a car industry, hotel industry, restaurant industry.

The present government has also eased visa policy for foreign visitors to promote the positive image of Pakistan with its mesmerizing beauty.

List of top tourist attractions in Pakistan

Pakistan has a lot to offer to its national and international visitors. The listing of tourist attractions in Pakistan here is impossible. However, we have tried to list some famous attractions.

  • Naltar valley
  • Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir
  • Shangrila resort, Skardu
  • Deosai Plains
  • Lahore Fort
  • Pakistan Monument
  • Wagah Border
  • Daman-e-Koh
  • PAF Museum

It is the list of top tourist attractions in Pakistan. If you’re a natural beauty lover or want to explore the historical places, Pakistan is the recommended country for you. The people of Pakistan are so loving and caring who are known for their hospitality worldwide.

World Tourism Forum 2021

Word Tourism Forum is an organization located in Istanbul, Turkey. The motive of this organization is to develop tourism around the world by holding annual meetings. Previously, it scheduled the conference for 2020 in Pakistan, but amid coronavirus pandemic, now it will be held in 2021. It will hold a total five-day meeting in which three days will be for the conference and two days for tourism. D-8 countries invited in this forum will share their experience about promoting tourism in their countries.

In this meeting, Tourism and Overseas minister Zulfi Bukhari added that Pakistan would build 32 new three-star and five-star hotels to accommodate international visitors. He also said that they shut down the Pakistan Tourism and Development Council (PTDC) to restructure it according to the best global practices. Zulfi added that this year, they would launch a tourism e-portal to facilitate and attract local and international tourists.

4 Best Hill stations for One day trip from Lahore

Pakistan – A Heaven On Earth

The beauty of Pakistan can’t be sum up in few words. Allah has blessed Pakistan with mighty rivers, fantastic wildlife, green and charming valleys, beautiful lakes, ocean, mighty rivers, fertilized land, and much more. If you’re planning to make a one day trip from Lahore, then we have collected a list of 4 best hill stations for you

Know about Pakistan’s beauty and tourism

According to the World Index, Pakistan is included in the top ten countries to visit in 2020. This fantastic and naturally rich country is a home of almost 108 peaks above 7000 meters. For the people who are natural beauty lovers, Pakistan is a perfect place for a unique gateway for them. 

According to research, about 1.9 million visitors visited Pakistan in 2018. Since the security issues of Pakistan have been resolved, it has increased to more than 300%. The present government is making extra efforts to boost this industry to grow Pakistan’s economy. Currently, it supports up to 7.4% of the GDP.

Transport Facility for visiting these places

You can visit below mentioned places at your personal car, for One day trip we do not recommend public transport it take your too much time for waiting for your buss and waiting for next connective public transport.

Askari rent a car Lahore provides cars at rent for a day round trip to mentioned hill stations and Hiace Vans/ Coasters are available for School/Comppany/Family trip.

List of top 4 Best Hill Stations For one day trip from Lahore

Are you tired of hot weather? Do you want to head over some cool places? If you’re in Lahore and want to make a journey towards more relaxed areas, then we have made a list of 4 best hill stations for one day trip from Lahore. If you have a short time and want to visit the hill station in one day, this list will help you a lot. 

Kanhatti Garden

Another exciting place for your one day trip from Lahore is Kanhatti Garden. Now it has become a great tourist attraction for national and international visitors. Its distance from Lahore is 300 Km, and from Islamabad is 290 Km. So it becomes the center point of Lahore and Islamabad. 

This beautiful garden was built in 1933 by a district engineer in this area. His name was Major W Whet Burn. There are almost fifteen species of different types of trees, including Apricot, Nagpurisangtara, Almond, Pineapple, and some others.

It was given under the control of District Council Khushab. However, in 2014, this place was taken over by PTDC (Punjab Tourism Development Cooperation) for the sake of well-maintenance. 

It is a square-shaped garden surrounded by reserve forest. There are 20 shrubs, 60 herbs, and 15 types of grass in this fantastic garden. This garden is visited by thousands of international and local visitors every year. 

Soon valley (Ochali lake)

This valley is located in the north west of Khushab. The distance between Lahore and Soon Valley is almost 327 Km. It can be covered in less than 6 hours. This astonishing place is known due to mind-blowing and splendid scenery. It has nearly everything, from springs to lakes, mountains to valleys, and significant grassy areas. 

This wondrous valley is 35 miles long and 9 miles wide. There are almost 32 villages in this valley. If your plan is one day trip from Lahore, then this place is recommended for you. Notable places to visit in this area are water fall, Khabeki Lake views from Mountain, Jahlar Lake, Amb Tomb, Khabeki Lake, and more. 

Kheora Mine

This mine is located in Khewra, District Jhelum. The distance between Lahore and Kheora Mine is almost 258 Km that can be covered in practically 3:30 hours. It is Pakistan’s most extensive and world’s second-largest salt mine. 

It has been active for more than 140 years. Now it is working under Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation. It was discovered in 1872. In 2002, then the main tunnel of this mine converted into a tourist attraction. According to analysis, almost 35000 to 40000 visitors visit this place every year. it is most nearest place for one day trip from lahore.

Kalar Kahar

Kalar Kahar (Subdivision of Chakwal district) is a beautiful hill station and picnic point located in the center of Lahore-Islamabad motorway. The distance of Kalar Kahar from Lahore is approximately 247 Km. This distance can be clears quickly in 3 hours drive. 

The stunning view of mountains and Kalar Kahar lake makes it the best attraction place. People who travels from Lahore to Islamabad must visit this remarkable place. The height of this place from sea level is approximately 5000 meters, and it is the highest point of soon valley.

5 Attractive Places to Visit In Islamabad

Islamabad one of the beautiful cities of Pakistan and the second most beautiful capital of the world that is known for its natural beauty in the world. If you’re looking for places to visit in Islamabad, then you’re in the right place. In this article, we are going to discuss 5 attractive places to visit in Islamabad. The presence of natural forests, several parks including Shakarparian Park and Margalla Hills National Park makes this city home of landmarks. 

Know more about (City of Peace) Islamabad

The name of this city was chosen to reflect the great ideology of on which the base of Pakistan was laid. Now it is the home to many diplomats and government officials. Its calm, quiet and peaceful environment attracts thousands of visitors every month. It is also becoming the hub of many universities and business brands. In 1960, the capital of Pakistan was shifted from Karachi to Islamabad. 

Best & Recommended Places to Visit in Islamabad

When it comes to visiting some attractive places in Islamabad, you may have many options. In this article, we shall mention and discuss only 5 beautiful places to visit in Islamabad. So here list begins.

Faisal Masjid

This mosque is located in the north end of Faisal Avenue next to Pakistan International Islamic University and surrounded by Margalla Hills. Faisal Mosque is the national mosque of Pakistan and one of the largest mosques of the world. The motivation for this mosque began in 1966 when a Saudi king Faisal was on the official visit of Pakistan. Its completion was done in 1986. The total cost to build this mosque was $120 million at that time. 

It remained the biggest mosque in the world from 1986 to 1993. Now it is the fourth largest mosque of the world in terms of capacity. This amazingly built mosque has become a significant tourist attraction in Pakistan. Its unique and magnificent look with strong Islamic culture characteristics attracts thousands of visitors.

Lok Virsa

It is a heritage and cultural museum located at the Shakarparian Road. This historical museum reflects the culture of Pakistan and pays tribute to living traditions of Pakistan. In 1974, this museum opened its doors for the first time for the public. 

There is a visual display of pottery, music, pictures, and statues fo different ethnic groups of Pakistan. Its vast library has an excellent collection of books on different traditions, cultures, ethnicities, folklore, and history. There are several buildings and outdoor museum that can accommodate almost 3000 visitors at a time. The objective of this museum is to improve knowledge and understanding of different aspects and strengthen the Pakistani culture. 

Saidpur Village

This fantastic model village is located in a valley of Margalla Hills, near Daman-e-Koh park. It is included in top places to visit in Islamabad due to its natural beauty.

According to THE NEWS, this village reflects the history and religious heritages of three eras. It is one of the oldest villages of Pakistan that has a deep history of almost 500 years. Now the front part of this village is populated with tourist, and there are a lot of restaurants. 

The Pakistani government is making this village modern by establishing a variety of restaurants and eateries. If you want to spend a good time at a place that is surrounded by greenery, then this place is recommended for you. 

The Centaurus 

The Centaurus Mall is real estate development in the city of Islamabad. Three skyscrapers contain corporate offices, cinemas, play area, well-known brands and food court. There are 26 floors in this astonishing mall. 

There are a lot of entertainment places in this mall, like cinemas and games centers. Fun City is an ideal play point for the people of all the ages. The food court has a lot of international food chains that make it a perfect place to visit. 

Daman-e-Koh Park

Daman-e-Koh is the picnic and viewpoint of Seventh Avenue, Rawal Lake, and Faisal Mosque at the top of Islamabad. It is located at the top of Margalla Hills about the height of 3600ft. It offers a panoramic view of Islamabad. It is included in one of the most visited and popular destinations for local and international visitors. 

So these were the best and most visited places to visit in Islamabad. There are a lot of other things to do in Islamabad. If you ever happen to visit Islamabad, then must visit these wondrous places. 

Tourists Comes to visit in these place in their personal vehicles. For your family trip or group trip you can take askari rent a car Islamabad services, they have vans and coasters for tours.