The beautiful capital of Pakistan, Islamabad is also its tenth largest city. This dynamic city is located in the Pothohar Plateau in the north of the country with its famous Margalla Hills acting as a gateway between Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Islamabad is comparatively a new city built in 1960 to replace Karachi as Pakistan’s capital. Its organized sectors and very well developed infrastructure presents its image as a very neat, convenient, and peaceful and has made its mark as Pakistan’s most developed city. In 2008, it was ranked as a Gamma World City and lives up to its reputation of being a vibrant city full or rich culture and modern architecture.
To experience the best of Pakistan, in a city walled by the glorious Margalla Hills on one side and surrounded by friendly people, we’re offering cheap flights to Islamabad. This exotic city is also very frequently visited by many tourists each year who seem to love the experience. It’s going to be a memorable trip so waste no more time in booking your tickets.
One of the finest tourist attractions within Islamabad is the ‘Saidpur Village’. This is basically a four to five hundred year old Pakistani Village built traditionally on the slopes of the Margalla Hills which overlook the serene Islamabad and its scenic landscapes. Due to its popularity amongst tourists, the government recently took steps to further develop recreational spots in this village which could cater to the increased influx of tourists.
Now, Saidpur stands as a landmark for tourism in Pakistan as it is one place that simply has it all. Originally being a village, you could take a look at the mud houses of villagers in a city whilst experiencing the best of the city like as well. This is so because of the famous restaurants located within Saidpur and galleries which represent Pakistan’s finest arts and crafts.
The restaurants seem to attract the most amounts of locals and tourists. There is first the famous ‘Des Pardes’ which offers some of Pakistan’s yummiest local/ desi foods in a very culturally dominant ambiance and seating which promotes the traditions prevalent in most remote areas of the country. Enjoy the very unique desi food and its tempting aroma in an environment to go with it. Another restaurant offering Pakistani desi snacks and food is the mouth watering ‘Lahori Chatkhara’ from where you could get unbeatable snacks like roll parathas, chaats, golgappay and many more, all of which are not only delicious but a lot of fun to eat. They are definitely a treat for your taste buds.
For fine dining, the Saidpur Village consists of the popular ‘Polo Longue’ which serves excellent food in a sophisticated and tasteful ambiance. The staff is very well trained and this is a perfect place to enjoy a formal dinner or lunch. The view is also exceptional as you could admire the Margalla Hills from very close by and appreciate the best of nature. For desserts, you would have to climb up the hill but are likely to find the delightful desserts of ‘Hot Spot’ very tempting and irresistible.
The Saidpur Village also consists of a silver shop names ‘Taneez’ where you could find exquisite silver jewelry and decoration items that you could purchase as a souvenir. It’s guaranteed that you would be surprised to see the beautiful blend of the charismatic modern Islamabad with its rich and colorful culture that it so proudly boasts off. Saidpur Village offers it all. From the best restaurants in Islamabad, mouth watering deserts, some adventurous hiking, striking views, glorious hills, intriguing village life, the colorful culture and intricate silver items up for sale, a visit to this place is the best way to enjoy your time in Islamabad. So what are you waiting for? Book cheap tickets from the UK to Islamabad now and be prepared as we take you on a journey you’re never going to forget.