Saturday, August 13, 2011

Thandiani – Abbottabad

Thandiani meaning “cold” in the local language,It is one of the highest places of district Abbottabad at an altitude of 2,700 m. It is 31 km from Abbottabad City. The drive takes more or less 80 minutes from Abbottabad with lovely views on both sides of the road.The road rises more than 1,219 metres above Abbottabad. En route from Abbottabad (23 km), the main settlement is the village of Kalapani. "Hullah" is about 2 km east of Thandiani where you can view a part of Muzaffarabad, Pattan Kalan, Chamiali, Bandi, Battangi, and Kukmang and other adjioning area. Very beautiful place to visit in the summer time. Thandiani in on the way between Abbottabad and Pattn Kalan. The view of Pattan Kalan and other adjioning area can be seen from "Hullah" and part of Thandiani. From Thandiani the mountains of Kohistan and Kaghan are sighted , to the north west are snowy ranges of Swat and Chitral . The area and surrounded village were severely damaged by 2005 earthquake.


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