Wrapped up in the Murree Hills is the beautiful and serene destination of Bhurban. The hill station is located about 2 hours from Islamabad and offers visitors with serene ambiance and fresh mountain air. Away from the maddening city crowd, Bhurban is a favorite weekend getaway among locals from Islamabad and other adjoining city. This is where one can sit out on their private terrace and sip hot tea or coffee while enjoying the views of rolling hills covered with thick vegetation.
There are lots of beautiful hiking and trekking paths all around Bhurban that can be explored. The nearby Ayubia National Park is rich in both flora and fauna and has lift chairs taking travellers up to theAyubia peak. The hot sulfur springs at Tattapani and the Patriata and Nathiagali peaks are also within close reach of Bhurban. The town is good to visit in both summer and winter months. During summers the area is great for getting out and enjoying the scenery whereas during winters the area receives snowfall and visitors can enjoy the snow.
There are a few shops around the Azam Estate Chowk and the toll plaza that sell items of basic necessities. For a full-fledged shopping experience, the town of Murree located about 10Km from Bhurban is good.
The nearest airport to Bhurban is the Benazir Bhutto International Airport. This airport is located about 2 hours away from Bhurban. There is a 4-lane Islamabad-Murree Expressway that connects Islamabad to Murree. The travel time is about 1 hour and buses and taxis are easily available from Islamabad to Murree. From Murree Bhurban is about 10Km away. Visitors travelling by buses from Islamabad will have to hire taxis from Murree to get to Bhurban. Taxis are easily available in Murree and it takes about 20 minutes to reach Bhurban.
Finding halal food in Bhurban is never a hassle. All the restaurants in Bhurban serve halal food. Some of the best halal restaurants in Bhurban include Nadia Restaurant, Taipan Restaurant, Bhurban International Hotel and Restaurant, Islamia Restaurant, Khan Hotel and Restaurant, etc.
There are a few mosques in Bhurban. The main msoques in Bhurban include the Masjid Awaisia, Jamia Masjid Rehmania, Markazi Jamia Masjid Saeed Al-Shamiri, etc.