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The PTDC is currently
running 38 motels at important tourist places of Pakistan.
In addition to this, PTDC has also leased out its Motel &
Restaurant facilities to private parties/provincial tourism
organizations, located at; Islamabad (Daman-e-Koh), Malakand,
Keenjhar Lake, Khuzdar and Sharkol (KKH). Jaltarang
restaurant along Rawal Lake, Islamabad is also being run by
the management of PTDC Motels. A number of projects of
accommodation and road-side facilities are at advanced stage
of completion. PTDC is currently operating 01 Associated
Hotels of Pakistan (AHP) viz, Flashmanís Rawalpindi whereas
Deanís Hotel Peshawar, Cecil Hotel Murree and Falettiís
Hotel Lahore have already been privatized.
The PTDC Motel is located near the famous Ayubia Chairlift.
Surrounded by magnificent green hills, meadows and forests
of Pine, the Motel overlooks the picturesque Khanspur
Valley. Its comfortable rooms and fine restaurant make it an
ideal resting place. Satellite TV, Telephone, Rent-A-Car and
Laundry facilities are also available here. A variety of
excursions are available for tourists in and around Ayubia.
Apart from the thrilling chairlift ride,
one can visit Nathiagali and climb either of the two peaks
of Mushkpuri and Miranjani. Alternatively, one can visit
Murree and Bhurban or walk along the famous water supply
pipeline, passing through Ayubia National Park.
|PTDC Motel, Balakot,
Dist. Mansehra (NWFP) Tel:(0997)
At a distance of 220 km from Islamabad
and 4 hours journey, lies Balakot, the ĎGatewayí to the
Kaghan Valley. The town lies on the bank of the River
Kunhar and serves as a market for the surrounding villages.
With its moderate climate, Balakot is famous for the shrines
of the renowned Martyrs, Syed Ahmad Shaheed and Shah Ismail
Shaheed Brailvi. The PTDC Motel
and restaurant facilities are ideally located. The Motel
offers Telephone, Rent-A-Jeep and Tourist Information
|PTDC Motel, Near D.C
Office, Bahawalpur. Tel:(0621) 9250169/9250170 Fax:
The newly constructed PTDC Motel
offers 14 elegantly furnished rooms alongwith restaurant
facilities, serving both continental and Pakistani food.
Because of dearth of reasonably good hotels in the city,
PTDCís tourist complex is a valuable addition, satisfying
the needs of even the most demanding traveler.
|PTDC Motel, Kalash
Valley, Bamburet, Dist. Chitral (NA). Tel: PP
PTDC has constructed a motel
facility at Bamburet to facilitate the increasing number of
visitors who come from across the world to meet and study
the social and ethnic life style of the Kafir-Kalash. The
motel has a beautiful reception lounge and a restaurant
offering continental and Pakistani dishes. Creation of
motel facility at Bamburet is a major initiative taken by
PTDC as part of its programme to promote tourism in remote
areas regarded as attractive tourist destinations.
Foreign tourists require permits
for visiting the Kalash valley, which are issued at check
post outside Kalash valley.
|PTDC Motel, KKH,
Barseen, Dist.Kohistan (NWFP)
Driving further up 100 km and three
hours traveling time from Besham is the is the PTDC Motel at
Barseen. Ideal for breaking journey, resting or having a
meal in its well decorated restaurant. The Motel also
offers well-furnished rooms if you decide to stay overnight
|PTDC Motel, Besham,
KKH, Dist.Shangla (NWFP) Tel:(0996)
Besham is 265 km
from Islamabad, the PTDC Motel presents an ideal place to
break the journey for an overnight stay enroute to Gilgit,
or beyond. Overlooking the mighty Indus River, the Motel is
located at a strategic junction on the road linking the Swat
Valley over the Shangla Pass with the main KKH.
The Motel is very
popular with tourists, who find great serenity along the
sandy embankments of the Indus. Here, too, an excellent
Restaurant, serving both western and local cuisine, is
ideally placed overlooking the river. Besides its
comfortable, well furnished rooms, the Motel is equipped
with Telephone, Curio Shop, Satellite TV and Laundry
PTDC Motel, Main Bazaar, Chitral (NWFP) Tel:(0943)
The PTDC Motel at
Chitral is located in the center of the city with
well-furnished, comfortable rooms and a restaurant offering
Pakistani and western cuisine. The Motel also offers
Rent-a-Jeep, Telephone, Fax, Satellite TV and Laundry
Once in PTDC Motel,
you will love to come again. Visit to Kalash Valley, Garam
Chashma, Birmoglasht and Mastuj valleys is an experience to
be remembered for long.
|PTDC Motel Chinnar
Inn, Babar Road, Gilgit (NA). Tel:(05811) 54262/52562 Fax:
Along with its comfortable and well-furnished rooms
overlooking the green lawns and its popular restaurant which
is also the best in Town, the PTDC Motel offers Rent-a-Jeep,
Curio Shop, Satellite Television, Telephone, Fax and Laundry
|PTDC Motel, Ghairet,
KKH, Hunza, Dist. Gilgit (NA) Tel: 05821-57069 fax: 52650
The panoramic view of the KKH and the valley of Nagar
across the river, PTDC Motel situated in its very center, is
absolutely stunning. From the PTDC Motel one can take a
dayís trip to Nagar valley overlooking the magnificent Hoper
The village of Passu adjacent to the Passu Glacier can also
be visited in a dayís trip. The PTDC Motel offers
comfortable rooms with its excellent restaurant (serving
both local and western cuisine) and the fairy tale view of
Rakaposhi Peak on a moonlit night. The Motel also offers
Rent-a-Jeep, Telephone, Dish Antenna and Laundry facilities.
|PTDC Motel, Kalam,
District Swat (NWFP) Tel:
Fifty kilometers from Miandam lies Kalam, the heart of
the Swat valley. Located along the Swat River, Kalam is by
far the most popular destination in these parts. The PTDC
Motel overlooks the entire Kalam Township. The panoramic
view is simply breath taking and the ideal place to see it
is from the Motel restaurant, famous for its traditional
A daysí excursion to the charming Ushu and Gabral valleys
can be conveniently arranged. Visit to Mohodand Lake is a
|PTDC Motel, Khaplu,
Baltistan (NA). Tel: (05832) 50146, Fax: 20291
PTDCís Motel at Khaplu is situated at a distance of 103
Kilometers from Skardu involving about 4 hours traveling
time. It lies in the beautiful valley of the Shyok river.
Many famous mountains such as Masher brum, Saltoro, Sia
Gangri, K-6 and K-7 are located here.
PIA operates a daily flight from Islamabad to Skardu (all
flights are subject to weather). From Skardu jeeps are
conveniently available on hire. The motel has 16 rooms,
restaurant offering local and continental food, Satellite TV
and Resnt-a-Jeep facilities.
The whole of Northern Pakistan has come to be known as a
paradise for mountaineers, climbers, trekkers and
hikers. While visiting Baltistan, you cannot afford to miss
Khaplu and the grandeur of lofty mountains surrounding this
splendid tourist destination, otherwise you might have
missed much in life!
|PTDC Motel & Ski
Resort, Malam Jabba, Dist. Swat Tel:(0946)
755 588 ,
756244 Fax:(0946) 756 255
Malam Jabba, The Roof Top of The World
Malam Jabba the fairytale land of romance and beauty, offers
unlimited sights that the eye can behold, mighty ranges of
Hindu Kush, the Karakuram and black mountains, gentle
slopes, placid plains, torrential streams, lush green
meadows and thick green forests of pine. Come over for an
exciting experience to this natureís art gallery and you
will never forget.
Stands on top of a mountain of the Hindu Kush range, at a
distance of 40 Kilometers north east of Saidu Sharif. Surrounded
by wonderful panorama of scenic splendor and mighty
mountains, Malam Jabba is much more than just a ski
resort. It is a holiday resort that holds great fascination
for tourists and is also home to the remains of ancient
civilization. Malam Jabba is 314 Kilometers from Islamabad
and 51 Kilometers from Saidu Sharif airport.
|PTDC Motel, Mastuj,
Dist. Chitral (NA). Tel:
Mastuj is situated on Chitral Ė Gilgit road about 107
Kilometers from Chitral enroute famous Shandur pass. This
particular spot is surrounded by a cluster of beautiful
hills and the terrain has its own beauty and grandeur, a
plateau situated at just over 7500 feet above sea level. The
area is surrounded by lofty mountains and is ideal for
breaking journey on Chitral Ė Gilgit route.
The motel is fully equipped with all modern comforts. It has
12 elegantly furnished rooms, with a Restaurant offering
continental and Pakistani cuisine. Besides, other facilities
like laundry, Rent-a-Jeep, and satellite TV, are
available. Stay at Mastuj Motel amidst natural surroundings
which by itself is a wonderful experience of a lifetime.
|PTDC Motel, Moenjodaro,
District Larkana (Sindh). Tel:(074)
Moenjodaro literally meaning Mound of the Dead lies in
Sind Province. It is most important archaeological site
presenting 2500 B.C. old remains of the Indus Valley. This
archaeological site has been placed on the UNESCOs World
PTDC has 9 rooms and a Restaurant other facilities include
TV and telephone. Ideal for an overnight stay during visit
to Moenjodaro ruins. PIA operates daily flight from Karachi.
Moenjodaro is also linked by road and railway. The motel
remains open round the year.
|PTDC Motel, Miandam,
Dist.Swat (NWFP) Tel: 0936- 840656 Tel:
Miandam is located at a distance of 40 km from Saidu
Sharif, the main city of Swat. Here PTDC Motel remains open
throughout the year and is ideally located in the bosom of
the valley astride lush green lawns overshadowed by majestic
Chinar trees. The rooms, spread in four different blocks
over the premises, are well-furnished and well-equipped. The
restaurant (serving a variety of western and local cuisine)
overlooks the valley affording spectacular view of the
surrounding hills. The treks along the mountains are ideal
for daily excursions.
Apart from these splendid prospects, the Motel offers
Rent-a-Car, Telephone, Satellite TV and Laundry
facilities. The Motel is heated via traditional stoves
|PTDC Motel, Naran,
Kaghan Valley, District Mansehra (NWFP). Tel:(0997)
The PTDC Motel, Naran is located on the banks of the
Kunhar River, known for its Trout fishing. The Motel is
spread over a 20 acre compound having standard rooms, huts
and economy rooms. There are also 3 VIP cottages overlooking
the Motel on the adjacent mountain top. The restaurant with
its choice of western and Pakistani cuisine is always
willing to oblige anglers with excellently prepared trout. A
TV lounge near the restaurant overlooks the lush green
lawns. The Motel offers Telephone, Satellite TV, Indoor
Games, Children park, Rent-a-Jeep and Laundry
facilities. Visiting Saif-ul-Muluk, lalazar, Batkundi or
simply relaxing in this gentle valley, the experience at the
PTDC Motel is guaranteed to be a memorable one.
|PTDC Motel, PanaKot,
Dist. Dir (NWFP.) Tel:(0944)
Creation of this tourist accommodation facility at
Panakot, 5 kilometers from Dir was taken up in view of the
fact that intending travelers from Rawalpindi and Peshawar
to Chitral had been facing great inconvenience for a night
stay. Panakot is located at the foot hill of Lawari Top.
PTDCís motel has well furnished rooms, other allied
facilities include Restaurant, lounge, telephone, Satellite
TV, laundry and rent-a-jeep. The Motel is ideal to break
journey for an over night stay if you are traveling between
Panakot is linked with Islamabad by road and traveling time
is about 7 hours.
|PTDC Motel, Rama
Lake, Astore, Dist. Gilgit (NA). Tel: 05817-59049
PTDCís newly constructed Motel at Rama Lake is a welcome
addition as an important tourist resort. By virtue of its
peculiar location it can conveniently serve as a base camp
for trekkers and mountaineers intending to scale the mighty
heights of Nanga Parbat.
The motel is an elegant tourist complex having 12
well-furnished, comfortable rooms, lounge and a Restaurant
serving oriental and continental dishes. Besides, facilities
like Rent-a-Jeep, telephone, Satellite TV and laundry are
available. Rama Lake Motel lies at a distance of 120
kilometers from Gilgit, where regular transport service is
available on hire.
|PTDC Motel, Opposite
Swat Serena Hotel, Saidu Sharif, Dist. Swat (NWFP)(NA).
PTDCís newly constructed motel is a grand air conditioned
tourist complex of 22 rooms, tastefully furnished. It has a
spacious restaurant with sitting capacity of 100 guests,
reception lobby, conference rooms and a craft shop offering
traditional craft items and embroidery for sale. The motel
is equipped with all the modern facilities such as in room
satellite TV and telephone, heating, laundry and rent-a-car.
The motel remains open all the year round and is terminal to
regular coaster service for tourists during peak season
which operates between Rawalpindi and Swat under management
Saidu Sharif can be conveniently reached in 5 hours from
Islamabad due to fairly good road condition. PIAís 3 days a
week flight from Islamabad is also in operation which takes
30 minutes to reach Saidu Sharif. The motel by virtue of its
location is a convenient resort to break journey for a night
if you are proceeding further upto Malam Jabba, Miandam,
Kalam, Ushu valley. Even staying at Saidu Sharif, you can
have day trips to the wonderful places of tourist interest.
|PTDC Motel, Satpara
Lake, Dist. Skardu (NA). Tel: 05831-50291
PTDCís newly built Motel and furnished is ideally located
overlooking Satpara Lake, one of the largest fresh water
lakes of the country. By and large, the lake offers ample
opportunity for trout fishing, boating and rowing.
The Motel is 9 kilometers from Skardu, capital city of
Baltistan and takes about 20 minutes by Jeep. Another one
hour drive by jeep will take you upto an altitude of 16000
feet on to the second largest plateau of the world popularly
known as Deosai Plain.
A visit to Deosai plain is a unique experience of a life
time. Fishing permits are issued by the Fisheries Department
at Skardu and Gilgit. The Motel has 12 rooms, Restaurant,
sitting lobby and allied facilities like telephone, TV,
laundry and rent-a-jeep. The facility remains open during
season from May to October.
|PTDC K-2 Motel,
Skardu, Baltistan (NA) Tel: (05831) 50291 Fax: 50293
The largest district of the Northern Areas, Baltistan is
home to some of the highest peaks in the world, the
Karakoram Range, and is very popular with Mountaineering
Expeditions. It is equally popular with high altitude
trekkers, with treks to Baltoro Glacier, K-2 Base Camp and
Concordia being especially renowned. The major city in
Baltistan is Skardu which by road, lies approximately 5
hours away from Gilgit. A daily flight to and from Islamabad
is also in operation.
The PTDC Motel overlooking the Mighty Indus is located in
the heart of the city at a breath-taking location. The
comfortable rooms and a fine restaurant make the stay at
this motel memorable. In addition, Rent-a-Jeep, Satellite
TV, Fax and Curio Shop facilities are available on the
premises. Places of interest in and around Skardu include
Shigar, Kherpachuo Fort, Satpara and Kachura Lakes, famous
for deep blue waters and brown trout making them an anglers
delight. Visit to Deosai plains is an experience of a
|PTDC Motel, Pak-China
Border, Sost, Dist. Gilgit (NA). Tel: 05823-51030
The Motel here is ideally located adjacent to the
Immigration Post. Its comfortable, well-furnished rooms
provide a welcome relief from the rugged, mountainous
surrounding. The restaurant with its choice of Pakistani and
western cuisine is a haven of delight. The Motel also offers
Satellite TV, Laundry and Rent-a-Jeep/Transport
facilities. Arrangements for traveling into China are
Opp.Taxila Museum, Museum Road, Taxila, District
Rawalpindi.Tel:(051) 9314205-6 Fax: 051-9314204
PTDC has a full-fledged information center and a six-room
Motel at Taxila with a well furnished restaurant serving a
variety of delicious food. The motel situation just close to
the museum is an ideal place for a nightís stay in perfectly
Situated only 31 km from Islamabad, Taxila is easily
accessible by road and train from all entry points.
|PTDC Motel, Pak-Iran
Border, Taftan (Balochistan). Tel: 0886 - 510302 & 510248
PTDCís newly built 4-room tourist resort stands at
Pak-Iran border, 650 kilometers from Quetta, the provincial
metropolis of Baluchistan. Apart from well furnished rooms,
the motel comprises a Restaurant and a Reception lounge.
This particular motel facility has been created to
facilitate travelers traveling between Pakistan and Iran
especially the devotees who cross into Iran border for
visiting holy shrines and places of religious significance
at Mushad and Qum. The motel also offers telephone,
Satellite TV and laundry facilities.
A night stay at the motel is a rejuvenating
experience. There is a regular weekly train service between
Quetta Ė Taftan and Zahideen (the border town of
Iran). Regular bus service for Quetta is available as
convenient way to reach Taftan.
|PTDC Motel, Ziarat (Balochistan)
Tel: (0833) 560356
Famous for the second largest Juniper Forest in the world
and only 3 hours drive from Quetta, lies Ziarat. Along the
133 km drive to Ziarat, one gets a glimpse of the rugged
topography of Baluchistan province, broken by visions of
green orchards. Situated at a height of 2449 meters, the
Ziarat valley remains snowbound during the winter.
The PTDC Motel is situated in the heart of this picturesque
town. Its rooms, comprising both comfortable huts and
blocks, overlook the lawns. Its restaurant caters to both
local and western tastes, special Baluchi delicacy ĎSajjií,
is available on request. The Motel also offers Rent-a-Car,
Satellite TV, Telephone, Fax and Laundry services.
Places of local interest including the Ziarat Residency,
where the Quaid-I-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Father of the
Nation, spent his last days. ĎProspect Pointí, from where
the entire valley can be viewed in all its splendor and
Sandemn Tangi are places worth visiting.
|PTDC Motel, Pak-India
Border, Lahore, Punjab. Tel:
Located right on Pak-India border, at a distance of 30
kilometers away from Lahore, capital city of the Punjab,
PTDCís motel at Wagha serves day and night as an important
transit and entry point for tourists and passengers
traveling on both sides of the border. Apart from
comfortable rooms, the motel comprises of sitting room, TV
lounge and a restaurant.
The motel has assumed greater importance since commencement
of Bus Service between Pakistan and India. It has the honour
of being host to passengers commuting through the bus.
An enchanting feature is the Flag lowering ceremony held
daily in the evening presenting a pageantry of march past.
The motel offers facilities like TV, telephone, and laundry.
While traveling in and around Lahore, Wagha is an important
place of interest and should not be missed out of your
PTDC established its motel facility keeping in view the
increasing trend of visitors to this area. A 16 room tourist
cottage has been constructed. The rooms are comfortably
furnished. A fine restaurant and other allied facilities
make it an ideal resort to enjoy your stay in the blissful
The fairytale summer palace of the ex-ruler affords a
magnificent view of the Trichmir and the surrounding
valleys. Birmoglasht is 18 Kilometers from the city of
Chitral by road and one can conveniently reach by road in 30
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