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Pir Chinasi

Pir Chinasi

Pir Chinasi is a hill station located in Muzaffarabad city, the capital of Azad Kashmir.

It is located 30 kilometers east of Muzaffarabad and linked through a metal road.

The Place is famous because of the Shrine of Pir Sayed Hussain shah Bukhari also known as Saint Pir Chinasi.

Pir Chinasi is a hill station and a tourist spot, located 30 kilometers east of Muzaffarabad city, in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan.

View From Pir Chinasi In Winter

View From Pir Chinasi In Winter

Tourists from all over Pakistan love to visit this place due to its lush green plains, glorious weather, pleasant landscapes and also it is a viewpoint of Muzaffarabad City.

Accessibility

  • Pir Chinasi is located about 30 km away from Muzaffarabad City and easily accessable through metal road.

  • It will take almost 2 hours to reach pir chinasi from Muzaffarabad city.

  • Road is Spectacular and dangerous high mountain road with scenic views, amazing people, lush green hills.

  • Driving this route in daylight, especially for your first time, is highly recommended.

  • Road conditions are not very good, 4*4 jeep is recommended.

Accommodation and guest houses

  • Beautiful guest houses and huts can be easily found in the range of $10 to $20 per person in Muzaffarabad city.

  • There are only 1 or 2 guest houses near pir chinasi, mostly found full and they are too costly.

  • You can take your own camping equipment with you.

Travel Tips

  • It can be an incredible journey, as long as you take the necessary precautions and heed weather warnings.

  • Always, check the forecasts, since the conditions can change very quickly.

  • Warm clothes and Raincoat are must, as the weather can change at any time.

  • Make sure you have your NIC, Passport, etc.

  • Much of the road trip is driven through remote lands, so be sure that your vehicle has passed all of its inspections and is well-equipped. Bring spare tires, extra gasoline, and a radio for additional safety.

  • Some areas are prone to floods and landslides, so do not attempt this road with a car that does not perform well in the elements.

  • Due to strong ultra violet rays, it is recommended to wear a hat and sunglasses, also carry sun block creams.

  • For uphill trekking, a Trekking pole and a good pair of climbing shoes or joggers are recommended.

  • To avoid de-hydration while trekking, mineral water is highly recommended.

  • For long trek, proper food intake is important. Also carry sweets, toffees, chocolates, dry fruits etc.

  • Driving this route in daylight, especially for your first time, is highly recommended.

  • Please keep the environment clean at all times, on the route and around the area.