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Ayubia is a complex of four small hill stations :i) Ghora Daka; ii)Khanspur; iii)Changla Gali and Khairagali. These four resorts scattered over an area of about 16 miles / 26 kms are now being developed as a modern hill resort complex . when fully developed, Ayubia will provide modern comfort and conveniences including hotels, restaurants and facilities for summer and winter sports.
At Ghora Daka a chair-lift operates during summer months. Situated on a spur, projecting towards the River Jhelum, they provide all the thrill of a holiday in green, wooded mountains. There are steep precipices on one side and tall, majestic pines on the other. Wild life, including bear, cheetah, monkeys and a great variety of birds is known to be found in the thickly afforested slopes.
DUNGA GALI From Ayubia visitors returns to Murree - Nathiagali Road and climb further for about three miles and then jumps in view Dunga Gali, a small resort picturesquely situated on the slopes of the Mushkpuri hill 7,800 f / 2377m.It commands a charming view of a series of wooded spurs projecting towards the River Jhelum on the west. From Dunga Gali one can climb the 9,232 f / 2814 mtr peak of Mushkpuri which is the highest point in the range.
CHANGLA GALI Natural springs abound on the slopes and their water is stored in reservoirs to provide water supply for Murree and adjoining areas. Only about two miles further up and nine miles / 14 kms. from Murree, on the main Abbottabad-Murree road, is Changla Gali, splendidly situated at an altitude of 8,400 f / 2560m amidst thick pine forest. The 9,000 f / 2743 m. Changle peak commands, on the one side a fine view of the Jhelum Valley, on the other side it presents a strikingly panoramic of the Murree hills, the southern portion of the Hazara district and the distant plains of Rawalpindi.
NATHIA GALI The most centrally placed and the most well known of the Galis is Nathiagali. It lies mid-way between Murree and Abbottabad, at an altitude of 8,350 f / 2545m and commands a fine view of the snow-capped peaks of Kashmir and Kohistan on one side and the Pothwar Plain on the other. In the foreground,to the north-east rise the green slopes of Miran Jani, about 9,000 f / 2743m while in the far distance , on a clear day, may be seen the towering heights of the Nanga Parbat, with all its snow-crowed majesty.
BARAGALI From Nathiagali to Abbottabad the road runs down from about 9000 ft. to 4500 ft.About three miles down there lies Baragali a small hill station, located at an altitude of 7,900 f / 2408 kms.The last of the chain of the Galis it is only 15 miles / 24 kms. The last of the chain of the Galis it is only 15 miles / 24 kms from Abbottabad on the road to Nathiagali.
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