Murree is a colonial era town located on the Pir Panjal Range within the Murree Tehsil, Rawalpindi District in Punjab, Pakistan. It forms the outskirts of the Islamabad Rawalpindi metropolitan area, and is about 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Islamabad City. It has average altitude of 2,291 metres (7,516 ft).
There are mainly four possible routes available for Murree. The first one is the old Murree Islamabad road through which you can reach Murree in just 1.30 hours. While 4-lane Expressway will take only one hour in total. These 2 routes are mainly used for going to Murree, since these routes are shorter than the other 2 available routes. The third route is a bit longer which passes through Nilore and goes all the way to Simli Dam. And the last route is even further exploratory which initiates from one point the ‘Monal restaurant’ which is in Islamabad, after driving that road part, you’ll find yourself driving on the ‘old Murree Road’ which requires heavy vehicles, since the roads are uneven and bumpy. It will be a matter of 3 hours to reach Murree if you pick this route. It is recommended to take a GPS device or GPS activated mobile phone with you so that you don’t lose the track.