Pakistan’s longest hiking trail inaugurated in the capital city

The 44km long hiking trail, recently inaugurated in Islamabad, has become Pakistan’s highest, that will connect Islamabad’s Margalla Hills National Park to Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The route is known as Trail No. 5 which is already being used by hikers daily. The government is looking forward to further develop the trail so it will promote tourism in the country.

According to the reports, at least 35km of the track lies inside KPK. This trail is also, part of the government’s plan to work on restoring tourist sites in the country to attract international tourism.

Trail No. 5 is one of the most popular and used hiking trails in Islamabad with three interconnected tracks that are completely different in nature. The first track has a spring on the route, which is popularly known as the Ficus Spring. The other track which is solely used for hiking is considered dangerous and has many steep areas which serve as a thrilling journey for adventurous people.

With the additional track, people who love nature and have a keen eye for health and fitness will receive a new challenging activity in the capital.