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Abbottabad,Pakistan Travel Guide 2017

Abbottabad, Pakistan

Part of the Hazara region in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Abbottabad is the capital of the Abbottabad district. The city is located in close proximity to the adjoining towns of Islamabad, Peshawar and Rawalpindi. A town is a hill station that has beautiful landscapes, breath-taking scenery, lovely weather and is particularly famous for being home to the Pakistan Military Academy- Kakul.

 Founded in the year 1853, The city was founded by Major James Abbott and was also named after him. The city is famous for having a very high standard of education in all of Pakistan and also boasts of having the highest literacy rate in all of Pakistan.

95% of the population in the Abbottabad region speaks Hindko, while other commonly spoken languages are Punjabi, Urdu and Pashto.

Places To Visit in Abbottabad

Shimla Peak
Famous for being surrounded by hills, the Shila Peak is located at the northern side of Abbottabad. Shimla has a proper path paved for tourists and offers a breathtaking and scenic views you will never forget. The tourists have an option of trekking or taking a jeep to the Shimla Pahari.

Illyasi Masjid
An old famous mosque in the region built upon a water stream in Nawanshehr, the masjid is a must visit place for tourists that want to see Abbottabad, its culture and heritage in all its glory. There is a pond across the masjid where tourists can ride paddle driven boats. The masjid itself has bathhouses and pools that get their water supply from the spring.

A nearby city located south of Abbottabad. Haripur was a fortress built in the year 1822 by Hari Singh – a man of the general rank in Ranjit Singh’s army who later became the Governor of Hazara in the early 19th Century. The Haripur Fort has a British Cemetery and is also used as a police station and has government offices.

Restaurants in Abbottabad
Abbottabad is a place where its people love and take their food very seriously. The people are especially fond of eating maize, wheat and rice. Some famous dishes that you definitely try when in Abbottabad are the Sajji, Korma, Chapli Kabab and Chicken Karahi.

Accommodation in Abbottabad

Abbottabad is a region that offers world class hotels at the best possible pricing. You can find hotels such as the Pearl Continental as well as low budget hotels only on Sastaticket.pk


The city of Abbottabad has a proper road network and has proper taxi and cars available. The airport in the city is the Abbottabad Airport.


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The Alaf Laila Guest House is located in Kaghan Colony, Abbottabad. The double storey guesthouse is lavishly designed and possesses a luscious green lawn that guests can overlook from their bedroom balconies. Room Description Each room of the guesthouse..
The Millewa Lodge is located in Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The lodge offers a casual choice of accommodation for backpackers with free Wi-Fi access throughout the facility. Room Description A variety of room options are available including standard,..
The Exclusive Guest House hotel is located in Jinnahabad, Abbottabad. The facility is designed to provide guests a casual and comforting experience, equipped with all basic amenities at affordable rates. The staff is very welcoming and assisting, and..
Located in Tauheed Colony, Behind P.C Hotel, the Happy Stay Guest house is a comfortable guest house that features various amenities. The guest house is a popular spot for accommodation in the region, the rooms have modern fixtures and furniture along..
The Isfania Hotel is located near the popular picnic point ‘Harno’ in the city of Abbottabad. The hotel is a well-constructed facility with spacious rooms and modern services that collectively cater a memorable experience. Room Description The Isfania..
Located at only a two-hour drive from Islamabad, the PTDC Ayubia is located in the town of Ayubia and is a neat and clean budget friendly hotel that has a wide range of features and amenities to welcome its guests. The motel is near the Ayubia Chairlift..
The VIP Guesthouse is located in the scenic city of Abbottabad, near Ayub Medical College. The simplistically constructed facility features free Wi-Fi access and offers traditional interior inspired from ethnic designs and warm colors. The guesthouse..
The Alpine hotel is located on Mansehra Road in Abbottabad and is trusted to provide value for money services. Guests can expect a clean ambiance, helpful staff, good food and all necessary amenities for a pleasurable stay. The interior of the hotel is..
Located near the Meerpur Police Station on the Mansehra Road, the Hotel De Manchi is an adequate budget friendly hotel in the wondrous land of Abbottabad. The hotel is neat and clean with ample space and a good number of amenities to ensure a comfortable..
Located on the main Mansehra Road, this Hotel one, part of the Pearl Continental hotel chain is a fairly new establishment in the Abbottabad region and by far one of the best. A hotel with a hospitable environment ready to welcome guests with open arms,..

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