Nathia Gali or Nathiagali is a hill station and mountain resort located in the Abbottabad region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is located in the center of the Galyat range, where there are numerous hill stations.
Nathia Gali hill station is known for its natural beauty, hiking trails and pleasant climate, much cooler than any other Galyat because of its high altitude. It is located approximately 32 km (20 mi) from Murree and Abbottabad.
Nathia Gali History
During British rule Nathia Gali, then part of the Abbottabad tehsil region of Hazara, served as the summer capital of the Great Commission (then) part of the Peshawar.
The village and Dunga Gali formed an area declared under the Punjab By-law, 1891. The income of 1903-4 was Rs. 3,000 mainly deducted from rent, while the cost was Rs. 1,900.
Weather of Nathia Gali Hill Station
Nathia gali hill station weather is always cool, pleasant and foggy in summer (1 May to 31 August). During the monsoon season (1 July to 16 September), rain is expected almost daily. Cold winds begin to cool the weather in autumn. in winter (1 November to 28 February) very cold and cold. In December and January, heavy snow falls here.
The weather is always cold in spring. Here is a comfortable summer weather. It always rains here every year. Rainfall is between 1650mm – 1850mm per year. In winter the temperature can drop to _10 * C and in summer it can rise to 30 * C.
Transportation to Nathia Gali Hill Station
The village is connected to Abbottabad and Murree by the Nathiagali road. Public transport travels daily from Abbottabad and Rawalpindi to Nathiagali.
Between December and January, there may be heavy snowfall in the area and the road leading to Nathia gali hill station is sometimes closed due to heavy snowfall.
Means of Communications
Nathiagali is covered by all GSM operators. Home phone service is also available here.
Hotels & Resorts in Nathia Gali
Hotels, lounges and multi-functional cottages are available here for guests. From May to August their numbers skyrocketed.
A small market is also here where all the necessities of life are met.
Nathia Gali Tourism
The village of Nathia Gali hill station also serves as the administrative center of the Nathia Gali Union Council. Today it is located in the Abbottabad district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. At an altitude of 2,410 m (8,000 ft), it is a popular tourist destination during the summer months. It has a forest of pine, cedar, oak walnut and oak and maple trees.
In the summer, Nathia Gali hill station is very popular among tourists, but due to its limited location and availability, it does not crowd the crowd as much as the hill-station Murree, which is only an hour, albeit a busy one. entertainment. Nathiagali hill station is known for the beautiful trek to Thandiani via Dagri naka.
Ayubia National Park is also one of the places where tourists and nature lovers often visit.
Nathia Gali Location
The natural environment is very attractive. Nathia Gali hill station is famous for its lush meadows, deep forests of oak, cedar and pine, where the fog in July / August gives glory. In winter the snow adds to the atmosphere. Nathia Gali has a church, St. Matthew’s, a remnant from the British era and made entirely of wood.
It is located at the foot of the mountain with a beautiful panorama overlooking Kashmir. Nathia Gali owns a small shop. Mukshpuri and Miranjani are two nearby high peaks. On a clear day, the Nanga Parbat can be seen from afar.
Nathia Gali Wildlife
The province of Nathia Gali is home to a variety of birds, insects, butterflies and other animals. The World Wildlife Fund has an office in Galliat and is assisting in the breeding and restoration of endangered mountain tiger species in the forests of Ayubia National park, near Dungagali and Nathia Gali.
The area was thought to be their ideal place but according to local reports they often came out of the forest following the cattle of the locals and were shot from time to time. Packs of dogs that were once considered a nightmare can no longer be seen anywhere in Galliat; it is thought that most of them have already been killed by leopards.
In the summer of 2006, several women were found dead in the deep valleys of Galliat with gunshot wounds. A large leopard was caught and eventually shot. His body is embalmed and kept at the Dunga Gali Wildlife Museum, where he is nicknamed the ‘Ghost of Galyat’. Despite their popularity, however, these leopards are rarely seen.
Horses are usually seen during the summer months and are given to children and adults alike to ride at prices that are often negotiated. Common rhesus monkeys are often seen. They were previously known to be a bit shy, reportedly having become aggressive in recent years. This may be due to the extra contact with visitors, who often tease the monkeys or try to catch them.
Monkeys often come to guesthouses and hotels for snacks and can be noisy and playful. Visitors are advised to burn their bedding when they arrive to get rid of bedbugs, and to keep pesticides and insect repellents as these are more common, especially in older homes, and during the rainy season.