Mukeshpuri is 2800m / 9100 feet high scenic hill in Nathiagali Hills in Pakistan. Much of it is covered with trees. It is the most attractive trekking place for the tourists. In winter it remained covered with snow.It is almost 90 kilometers from Islamabad. Mukeshpuri is sacred to Hindus. Its name is derived from Sanskrit words: Moksha ( peace) + Puri (place). In Hindu mythology and in Ramayana this hill has its importance. According to Hindu traditions, when Ram and his brother Lakshman were fighting with Lankans, Lakshman got wounded. Hanuman the monkey god took this hill to south India where the physician plucked the herbs from Mukeshpuri for Lakshman’s treatment. The hill was placed back. Indian Prime Minister Nehru respected this hill and Indians left some monkeys here.
The peak of Mukeshpuri top:
The route from Nathia Gali on western side of mountain is a steady and 4-kilometre-long (2.5 mi) climb. The mountain also has a route on the Dunga Gali side, with a steeper slope. There is a bird sanctuary on this side created with the help of the European Union.From the top of Mukeshpuri peak, on the eastern edge of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the following areas can be seen: — Circle Bakote, Jhelum River, the Bagh District of Azad Kashmir, in the south the city of Murree and the Murree Tehsil, as well as Islamabad.
Things to do in Mukeshpuri top:
You can do a lot of things in this picturesque valley such as hiking, climbing , bonefire , canoing.If you prefer to try something more daring, you can swim into the lakes in the sunny days, but remember that the water is cold even in the summer.Fishing is famous profession and hobby in Mukeshpuri .Brown trout and Mahseer are abundance in waters of Kunhar River which flows in the valley. Fishing licenses are issued by the ‘Fisheries Department at Mukeshpuri ’ or by the ‘Trout Hatchery’.
Where to stay:
You will find plenty of offers, depends on the budget or the location you pick. We suggest some places and best hotels in Mukeshpuri that is quite famous for its spectacular view and scenery This village, surrounded by peaks and forests. Many private 5 star hotels in Mukeshpuri,houses or motels can be found at a reasonable price. Or you can forget all that and sleep a couple of days in a tent, captive in an amazing landscape.
Here we provide a list of Hotels which are the best hotels in Mukeshpuri.
- Pearl-Continental Hotel Bhurban
- Maisonette Firhill Villas
- Shangrila Resort Hotel Murree
- Arcadian Blue Pines Luxury Resort
- Summer Retreat Hotel
- Hotel Elites
- Alpine Hotel Nathiagali
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