Daman e koh

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Daman-e-Koh is a viewing point and hill top garden north of Islamabad And located in the middle of the Margalla Hills. Its name is a conjunction of Urdu & Persian words: Daman, which means center and Koh, which means hill. Daman-e-Koh therefore meaning center of the hill.

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It is about 2400ft from sea level and almost 500ft from the city of Islamabad. It is a popular destination for the residents as well as the visitors to the capital.

Daman-e-Koh is a midpoint for tourists on their way to the higher view point Pir Sohawa which is located at the top of Margalla Hills at an elevation of about 3600ft. There is a plan to construct a chairlift from Daman-e-Koh to Pir Sohawa.

Monkeys are a common sight during winter. Cheetahs are frequently reported to descend from higher hills of Murree during snowfall.

How to reach:

Benazir Bhutto International Airport بینظیر بھٹّو بین الاقوامی ہوائی اڈہ (IATA: ISB, ICAO: OPRN) is the third-largest airport in Pakistan, serving the capital Islamabad and its twin city Rawalpindi in the province of Punjab. Previously known as the Islamabad International Airport.

The airport is actually located outside of Islamabad, in the area of Chaklala, Rawalpindi. Being the main airport for the Pakistani capital it often hosts officials and citizens from other nations. The airfield is shared with the transport and liaison squadrons of the Pakistan Air Force, which refers to it as PAF Base Chaklala.

Airport type: Public / Military
Operator :Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan
Serves: Islamabad and Rawalpindi
Location :Rawalpindi, Punjab
Hub for :
Pakistan International Airlines
Shaheen Air International
Elevation: AMSL 1,688 ft / 508 m
Coordinates: 33°36′59″N 73°05′57″E
Website : http://www.islamabadairport.com.pk/

Hotels:

Islamabad Serena Hotel

£223 – £223 per night*

Islamabad Marriott Hotel

£204 – £204 per night*

Pearl Continental Hotel Islamabad

£72 – £96 per night*

Hotel Depapae (INTL)

£57 – £70 per night*

Ambassador Hotel

£10 – £22 per night*

BEST WESTERN Regency Hotel

£57 – £63 per night*

Holiday Inn Islamabad

£38 – £77 per night*