Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan, and is federally managed as part of the Islamabad Capital Terrain. Islamabad is the ninth biggest city in Pakistan, while the larger Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area is the country’s fourth largest with a population of about 7.4 million.

Built as a planned city in the 1960s to substitute Karachi as Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad is noted for its high standards of living, safety, and lavish greenery. The city is the political seat of Pakistan and local government setup is run by the Islamabad Metropolitan Establishment, reinforced by the Capital Development Authority (CDA).


  1. Lahore to Islamabad: 374 K.M.

  2. Karachi to Islamabad: 1410 K.M.

Weather & height

  • + 40 Degrees

  • + 05 Degrees

  • Islamabad Highest Elevation 620 m (2000 ft) & Lowest Elevation 490 m (1610ft) above Sea Level

Attractions and places to visit

  • Faisal Masjid
  • Daman-e-Koh
  • Monal Restaurant
  • Pakistan Monument Museum
  • Margala Hills
  • Saidpur Village
  • Lok Virsa Museum
  • Rawal Lake
  • Lake View Park
  • Shah Allah Dita Caves
  • Shakarpariyan Hills
  • Bari Imam Shrine
  • Shahdrah Valley
  • Neelan Bothu
  • Sightseeing

  • Shopping

  • Boating

  • Trekking