Welcome to Pakistan! Home to one of the world’s earliest civilizations, a culture of boundless hospitality and riveting geographic wonders. Thousands of years before the Egyptians had built pyramids, there was Mehrgarh. In Pakistan, 130 km to the east of Quetta, near the Bolan river, lies the remains of one of the ancient civilizations with origins going back to 7000 BC. Hence Pakistan has a culture rich in tradition and soaked in legend and history. Pakistan is home to multiple ethnicities based on region, religion, language, and culture. Few of the existing ethnicities include Baloch, Brahui, Sindhi, Punjabi, Muhajir, Saraiki, Memon, Kalashi, Balti, Wakhi, Afghani, Kashmiri, and Hindkowan.
From the precipitous peaks of the Karakoram Range to the fertile Indus River plain, Pakistan is home to a diversity of stunning landscapes. Although its spectacular topography and fascinating history date back thousands of years, Pakistan is a relatively young nation, formed in 1947 when Partition split the Indian subcontinent into two separate countries with its scenic capital city being Islamabad.
Islamabad, the capital which is situated at the foot hill of the Margalla hills, is a modern planned city that is well-maintained and well-organized, Islamabad is Pakistan’s clean, calm, and green capital. Founded in the 1960s, it attracts people from all over Pakistan, and hosts a large number of diplomats, politicians and government employees, making it one of the nation’s most cosmopolitan and urbanized cities. Although it is only the country’s ninth largest city, its metropolitan area (encompassing the neighboring city of Rawalpindi) is the country’s third largest conurbation, with a population of over 4.5 million. Lying on the Pothohar Plateau in the north-east, within the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), it is regarded as the most developed city in Pakistan. The climate of Islamabad has a typical version of humid subtropical climate, with five seasons: Winter (November–February), Spring (March and April), Summer (May and June), Rainy Monsoon (July and August) and Autumn (September and October).
Islamabad, is one of the most gorgeous cities in the country. When visiting this city, there’s no chance of you getting bored. Some of the most visited sites for recreation in this city is the Shah Faisal Mosque, Saidpur Village, the hiking trails of the Margalla hills and the Pakistan Monument. The city boasts of many natural springs and water bodies, historical sites and other sites posing cultural and historical value. We hope that your stay here in the Jacaranda family club will be one that you will remember for long.