Tourism: Pakistan’s hilly areas welcome increased number of tourists

December 4, 2017
Samaa Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: With the winter season on its peak, the domestic tourists flow has doubled to most hilly areas specially Murree, Galiyat and other northern part of the country.

Senior official of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) on Monday said that the domestic tourists flow would be further increased with start of snowfall in these areas.

He said PTDC has started work on analyzing the tourist’s ratio to various resorts from the start of current winter season.

He expressed hope that more tourists would visit various hill resorts in the days ahead.

He said that at the end of the season, a detailed report would also be issued to compare the tourists flow with that of previous years.

He viewed that PTDC information Center works round the clock to facilitate the tourists and provide required information about various famous resorts.

The resorts including Bhurban, New Murree, Kashmir Point, Pindi Point, Mall Road and Ayubia were packed with tourists.

Murree is the most famous winter holidays destination. Murree is only 50 kilometre away from Rawalpindi and takes one hour to reach there.

Murree receives good snow during month of December and January and occasionally February is also good month to receive heavy snowfall.

Neelam Valley has become famous destination for winter holidays in the country over the last few years.