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Miranjani from Nathiagali
|Elevation||2,992 m (9,816 ft)|
|Location||Abbottabad District, Pakistan|
|Easiest route||Hiking trails|
Miranjani is the highest peak, at 2,992 metres (9,816 ft) in elevation, of Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. It is located in the Namli Maira area, in Ayubia National Park, 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Islamabad in the western Himalayan range.
Miranjani is clad in Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests, with Pine, Walnut, Oak, and Maple trees and shrubs and herbs.
Miranjani is an attraction for hikers. From Nathia Gali it takes four hours to reach the peak via a steep track. Anther route starts from the Governor’s House. From Miranjani one take many short strolls through the pine forests in Ayubia National Park.
The peak's top offers spectacular views. Places easily seen include: Azad Kashmir, Jhelum River (Kohala), Tarbela lake, Abbottabad city, Havelian, and Thandiani. On a clear day the 'treacherous' mountain Nanga Parbat can be seen 400 kilometres (250 mi) away.
Road to Nathiagali and Ayubia National Park.
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