Visit Guide to Nathia Gali Hiking

Nathia Gali is near Abbottabad. From Nathia Gali, if you walk for 2 to 3 hours, you will reach the summit of a mountain called Miranjani. The track up the hill begins at the Nathia Gali Bazaar and passes through a beautiful series of Dagri Naka Mountains.

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Getting There

Nathia Gali Hiking is the highest point and hill station in the Galyat area in Abbottabad, and it’s located at the distance of 82 km from Islamabad via Murree and from Peshawar 228 km

By Air: The nearest airport that can be used for air travel Nathia Gali Hiking is Islamabad International Airport

By Train: If you want to go to Nathia Gali Hiking by train from any part of the country, there is no train available to go to Nathia Gali Hiking So you can get off at Rawalpindi  Railway station or Peshawar station and go Nathia Gali Hiking by car, bus and Jeep

By Road: Through a car, bus and Jeep you can reach Nathia Gali Hiking from Islamabad via Muree in one hours. The distance of Nathia Gali Hiking from Peshawar is 228 Km and from Islamabad is 82 km.

What to Expect

Nathia Gali is a hill station in Abbottabad. There are many walnuts, pine, maple, and oak trees in Nathia Gali. Snowfall in Nathia Gali is the main attraction for tourists. From Nathia Gali you can go for a hike to the Miranjani Top. Kalabagh, Nathia Gali waterfall, Dungagali, and much more are the popular resort of Nathia Gali.

Nathia Gali has hilly mountains, lush green meadows, beautiful cottages, and lovely cherry blossom trees. Tourists can enjoy hiking, horse riding, skiing, and climbing in Nathia Gali.


During British rule Nathia Gali, then part of Abbottabad tehsil of Hazara District served as the summer headquarters of the Chief Commissioner of the (then) Peshawar division of Punjab. The town along with Dunga Gali constituted a notified area under the Punjab Municipalities Act, 1891.

Nathiagali is a hill station and mountain resort town located in the Abbottabad District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is located at the center of the Galyat range, where several hill stations are situated. Nathia Gali is known for its scenic beauty, hiking tracks, and pleasant weather, which is much cooler than the rest of the Galyat range due to it being at a higher altitude

Facilities Available

  • Local guides are available
  • People of Nathia Gali are very hospitable
  • PTDC Hotel, Camping pods,Hilla Apartments,Shimla Resort & Rest House, Summer Retreat Hotel Nathiagali, Taj Mahal Hotel, Lemon Lodges, Alpine Hotel Nathiaglai, Green Retreat Hotel Nathiagali, Gali’s End and Mukshpuri Hotel
  • Nathia Gali can be easily accessible thought local transport and can book a car on rent.
  • Wi-Fi service is available in Nathia Gali
  • Tourism Department helps the Tourist/ Visitors through providing broachers in both Urdu and English languages. The local Police and the local Guides can speak multi languages (i.e local languages, Urdu, English and some of them can speak Chinese also).
  • There is a bus stand in Nathia Gali for public transportation.
  • Filling stations are available in Nathia Gali which includes Petrol and Diesel.
  • Taxis are available in Nathia Gali on daily rent basis.
  • Shops are available in Nathia Gali Bazar