Where to stay?

Pakistan offers a wide range of accommodation. Modern, well equipped hotel chains like Sheraton and Avari (at Karachi & Lahore), Pearl Continental Hotels (at Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Bhurban, Muzaffarabad and Abbottabad), Marriott (Karachi & Islamabad), Holiday Inn (Karachi, Lahore, Multan and Islamabad), Serena Hotels (Islamabad, Faisalabad, Quetta, Gilgit, Hunza and Saidu Sharif), Pine Park Hotels (Naran, Khannian & Shogran), Green Hotels (Nathiagali, Abbottabad, Peshawar), Shangrila Resorts & Hotels (Naran, Chilas, Skardu) offer good services and facilities. A government tax/duty up to 17.5% is added to the rent at most places. There are official Dak Bungalows and Rest Houses at most of the stations and valleys, as well. These are usually maintained by the Provincial Forest Department, Public Works Department (PWD) or by the local administration. Advance booking is definitely recommended.
PTDC Hotels & Motels:
Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) operates 02 hotels and 29 motels located throughout Pakistan. For bookings in PTDC Motels, please contact PTDC Motels Booking Office, F-6, Super Market, Islamabad (Tel: +92-51-9203223, 9208949, or E.mail at : info@tourism.gov.pk
Youth Hostels:
Pakistan Youth Hostels Association (PYHA) founded in 1951, also runs a chain of 6 Youth Hostels all over Pakistan. Accommodation in these Youth Hostels is available to members. For more details and reservation, please contact PYHA Head Office located at Garden Road, G-6/4, near Aabpara, Islamabad. Tel/Fax: +92-51-2826899,