Monday, February 8, 2016

Miranjani Peak (Abbottabad Khyber Pakhtunkhwa )

Miranjani is the highest peak of Abbottabad district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. It is located at an elevation of at 2,992 metres (9,816 ft). 

Miranjani peak lies in the Phalkote near Namli Maira area, in Ayubia National Park, 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Islamabad in the western Himalayan range.
Miranjani is clad in Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests, with Pine, Walnut, Oak, and Maple trees and shrubs and herbs. From Miranjani peak one take many short strolls through the pine forests in Ayubia National Park.
Miranjani is an attraction for hikers. From Nathia Gali it takes four hours to reach the peak via a steep track. Another route starts from the Governor’s House.
The peak's top offers spectacular views. Places easily seen include: Azad Kashmir, Jhelum River (Kohala), Tarbela lake, Abbottabad city, Havelian, and Thandiani. 
On a clear day the 'treacherous' mountain Nanga Parbat can be seen 400 kilometres (250 mi) away.


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