The idea of a one day trip is both an invigorating and a feasible one, especially for individuals with busy schedules and who just cannot take out the time to plan the vacation they deserve! Well for all the people desperately in need of a break from their tiring routine, planning a one day trip to Islamabad might just be what you need. Here we list down the best places to enjoy at while in the federal capital.
Up next it’s time to bathe in the rich Islamic history that Islamabad has to offer, offer prayer in congregation at Pakistan’s national mosque, the Shah Faisal masjid! Situated near the enticing Margalla hills, the mosques amazing location allows for it to be spotted even from miles away. As beautiful it is during the day, at night, it lights up the entire area and is a vision to behold. Besides a prayer hall that can accommodate up to 10,000 devotees, the mosque also has a library, lecture hall, museum and a cafe.
Situated east of Daman-e Koh, stands quaint little Saidpur village. A great place to explore and walk around, Saidpur village has a rich and diverse history whose remnants are still up for grabs for those still willing to learn! The interesting thing about this beautifully ethnic village is how it incorporates Muslim, Sikh and Hindu identities and cultures and merges them into one tourist destination that is absolutely breathtaking to behold. What’s most fascinating is how this seemingly remote village has all the most luxurious fine dining experiences for tourist to indulge in, with places like the Polo Lounge and Des Pardes available.