Pir Sohawa

Pir Sohawa is a beautiful site near Islamabad and located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.


The Margalla Mountain Range or most commonly known as Margalla Hills, the beautiful hill range on the lesser Himalyas is the welcoming place that nests Pir Sohawa, a high tourist spot in Pakistan. Located within a close range from Islamabad. It is about 17 km from Islamabad on top of Margalla Hills.It has a 3000 plus ft elevation and located in Monal village which is geographically part of Haripur District.

Road to Pir Sohawa

                                                                                                                                                                             Road to Pir Sohawa

Tourist resort:

It is a rapidly developing tourist resort.  Pir Sohawa is a highland picturesque rural sight. The scenic place is praised for trips and holiday picnics in Islamabad and is sighted near Monal Village.The place is linked to Islamabad by a road on which Daman-e-Koh (a viewing point and hill top garden) is located and it takes 35 minutes drive to reach it from the city. It is about 13 kilometers from Marghzar. The sight presents a fantastic and picturesque view of Islamabad city during day and night.

Ideal Place

The sight is an ideal place for enjoying picnics in forest while listening to singing birds and watching wildlife. After rains of monsoon forest in the hills of Pir Sohawa turns green. The sight is end point for hiking trips from the foot of Margla Hills, rising 3000 feet (914 meters) almost vertically upward from the Saidpur Village, Islamabad.

Pir Sohawa Islamabad


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Monal Resturant:

A restaurant called “Monal Resturant” is located at Pir Sohawa. Completed in 2006, the restaurant presents a breathtaking view of the city of Islamabad in day and amazingly beautiful show of the city lights during night. One can adore fragrance and breeze, especially in hot days of summer, with thick forest present all around. The place also attracts tourist during winter, as being a place sufficient for occasional snow fall due to an altitude of 5000 feet.


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Hotel Pir Sohawa

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Most beloved Place:

Pir Sohawa is the most beloved place for picnics and tours among the citizens of Islamabad and also liked by foreign visitors and tourists. A beautiful view of Faisal Mosque and Islamabad city can be seen from this place.



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