Daman-e-Koh is a viewing point and hill top garden north of Islamabad. It is a popular destination for the residents as well as the visitors to the capital. Daman-e-Koh is a midpoint for tourists on their way to the higher view point Pir Sohawa which is located at the top of Margalla Hills at an elevation of about 3600ft. There is a plan to construct a chairlift from Daman-e-Koh to Pir Sohawa. Monkeys are a common sight during winter. Cheetahs are frequently reported to descend from higher hills of Murree during snowfall. .
|Local Language Name:||Daman-e- Koh|
|Daman-e-Koh:||viewing point and hill top garden north of Islamabad|
|visitors to:||capital. Daman-e-Koh|
|elevation of about:||3600ft|
|located in the middle:||Margalla Hills.|
|Nearby locations < 1 km :||Japenese Children Park Islamabad . Islamabad Zoo|
|facility :||Northern Spot where a cafe and some small tuck shops cater the needs of guests.|
|Featured hotels near Daman-e-Koh :||Gofas Lodge 4 stars .Chalet Islamabad 5 stars . Serai Boutique Hotel . Islamabad Marriott Hotel 5-star hotel . Star House . Islamabad Serena Hotel 5-star hotel .|
Daman-e-Koh is a beautiful place which is 3000 feet higher from sea level and it’s almost 1000 feet above from the town of Koh-e-Islamabad. Daman-e-Koh is a main hub for tourists it’s located on the top point of Margalla Hills at an altitude of about 5000ft. Many people come from all over the and around the world to see this beautiful place. You can also see here a bird-eye view of Capital City Islamabad.Address: Daman-e-Koh Road, Pir Suhawa, Islamabad, Pakistan
located in the middle of the Margalla Hills. Its name is a conjunction of Urdu & Persian words: Daman, which means center and Koh, which means hill. Daman-e-Koh therefore meaning center of the hill. It is about 2400ft from sea level and almost 500ft from the city of Islamabad.
Nearby locations 1 km
- Japenese Children Park Islamabad
- Islamabad Zoo
Daman-e-Koh lures tourists for a panoramic view
Amid the lush green hills of Margalla around 3000 feet above the sea level and 1000 feet from the federal capital, a salubrious spot called Daman-e-Koh (in the lap of the mountain) is surely a place where natural and man-made beauty intrigues the heart and mind of every visiting individual.
As soon as one starts the journey through a vehicle on a carpeted road from the base of Margalla Hills, there is the Capital Development Authority (CDA) Zoo on the left side and a tuck shop on a few steps ahead on the left. All the way through to Daman-e-Koh, a number of naughty monkeys welcome you to the serenity of natural environ of the area. Because of Daman-e-Koh’s close proximity to Islamabad, taxi drivers are delighted to take visitors to the park at a nominal cost, while cabs are available for return trip to Islamabad at the parking lots.
Haseeb Ahmed, a young visitor from Gujrat with his family, said, “It is a wonderful place to hang out with families where cool breeze is blowing across all the time and natural environment with fresh air fills my lungs.” “The view is marvellous and the atmosphere is so peaceful and tranquil. With so many places to venture and wildlife that will entertain you for hours, it’s a must see for all living in Pakistan,” he added.
Daman-e-Koh is a midpoint for tourists on their way to the higher view point of Pir Sohawa, which is located at the top of Margalla Hills at an elevation of about 5000 feet. Geologically, it is a spur, off shooting from the main Margalla Hills, which comprise the Margalla National Park.
Daman-e-Koh is a viewpoint in north of Islamabad at the foot of and in the middle of the Margalla Hills. This extra-ordinary garden has two wings known as the ‘north’ and ‘south’ viewpoints and is accessible by a zigzag road or by feet from a number of walking tracks.
Car parking facility
Car parking facility is provided close to the Northern Spot where a cafe and some small tuck shops cater the needs of guests. A restaurant is located on the Southern Spot overlooking the city. The Southern Spot is the main attraction as it provides a panoramic view of Islamabad where telescopes are installed for keener observers to have a bird eye view of the city. A board displaying basic information about Islamabad is installed for the people coming from outside the city. There is a view of Faisal Mosque, the newly-constructed Seventh Avenue and Rawal Lake, which poses a nice glittering view in southeast
Featured hotels near Daman-e-Koh
- Gofas Lodge 4 stars
F-7 Sector, Islamabad (2.1 km from Daman-e-Koh)
- Chalet Islamabad 5 stars
F-6 Sector, Islamabad (2.7 km from Daman-e-Koh)
- Serai Boutique Hotel
F-6 Sector, Islamabad (2.4 km from Daman-e-Koh)
- Islamabad Marriott Hotel 5-star hotel
Islamabad (3 km from Daman-e-Koh
- Star House
F-7 Sector, Islamabad (2.1 km from Daman-e-Koh)
- Islamabad Serena Hotel 5-star hotel
Islamabad (5.1 km from Daman-e-Koh)