Motels North (Pvt.) Ltd.
PTDC Motels North (Pvt.) Ltd. was incorporated in 1977 as wholly owned
subsidiary of PTDC under the repealed Companies Act 1913 (Now the
Companies Ordinance, 1984) to operate motels, resorts and restaurants
constructed under PSDP grants. It is governed by its Board of Directors
with MD PTDC as its Chairman. PTDC Motels North (Pvt.) Ltd. is currently
running 35 motels and 4 restaurants all over Pakistan. All restaurants
and 10 motels have been leased out to private parties.
PTDC Motels South
PTDC Motels South (Pvt.) Ltd. was incorporated in 1977 as wholly owned
subsidiary of PTDC under the repealed Companies Act 1913 (Now the
Companies Ordinance, 1984) to operate PTDC motels / resorts located in
Sindh and Balochistan (Keenjhar Lake Resort, Motels at Ziarat, Khuzdar
and Moenjodaro). PTDC Motels South (Pvt.) Ltd. is governed by its Board
of Directors with MD PTDC as its Chairman. As per Boardís decision, the
operation of its units was transferred to PTDC Motels North (Pvt.) Ltd
w.e.f. 01-07-1990. Since August 1991, Keenjhar Lake Resort is being
operated by Sindh Tourism Development Corporation (STDC).
Associated Hotels of Pakistan (AHP) Associated Hotels of Pakistan
Ltd. (AHP) was formed in 1961 under the repealed Companies Act 1913 (Now
the Companies Ordinance, 1984) to take over running business of 04
hotels of Associated Hotels of India (AHI), namely Cecilís (Murree),
Deanís (Peshawar), Falettiís (Lahore) and Flashmanís (Rawalpindi).
Three (03) hotels were
privatized in 1998 and 2004 leaving AHP only with Flashmanís Hotel,
PTDC Motel, Ayubia,Tel:(0992) 359004, Fax: 359200
The PTDC Motel is located near the famous Ayubia
Chairlift. Surrounded by magnificent green hills, meadows
and forests of Pine, the Motel overlooks the picturesque Khanspur
Valley. Its comfortable rooms and fine restaurant make
it an ideal resting place. Satellite TV, Telephone, Rent-A-Car
and Laundry facilities are also available here. A variety
of excursions are available for tourists in and around
Apart from the thrilling chairlift ride, one
can visit Nathiagali and climb either of the two peaks of
Mushkpuri and Miranjani. Alternatively, one can visit
Murree and Bhurban or walk along the famous water supply pipeline,
passing through Ayubia National Park.
|PTDC Motel, Balakot, Dist.
Mansehra (NWFP) Tel:(0997) 500208
a distance of 220 km from Islamabad and 4 hours journey, lies
Balakot, the ĎGatewayí to the Kaghan Valley.
The town lies on the bank of the River Kunhar and serves as
a market for the surrounding villages. With its moderate
climate, Balakot is famous for the shrines of the renowned
Martyrs, Syed Ahmad Shaheed and Shah Ismail Shaheed Brailvi.
The PTDC Motel and restaurant
facilities are ideally located. The Motel offers Telephone,
Rent-A-Jeep and Tourist Information facilities.
|PTDC Motel, Near D.C Office,
Bahawalpur. Tel:(0621) 9250169/9250170 Fax: (0621)9250171
The newly constructed
PTDC Motel offers 14 elegantly furnished rooms alongwith restaurant
facilities, serving both continental and Pakistani food.
Because of dearth of reasonably good hotels in the city, PTDCís
tourist complex is a valuable addition, satisfying the needs
of even the most demanding traveler.
|PTDC Motel, Kalash Valley,
Bamburet, Dist. Chitral (NA). Tel: PP (0943) 404066
PTDC has constructed a motel facility
at Bamburet to facilitate the increasing number of visitors
who come from across the world to meet and study the social
and ethnic life style of the Kafir-Kalash. The motel has a
beautiful reception lounge and a restaurant offering continental
and Pakistani dishes. Creation of motel facility at
Bamburet is a major initiative taken by PTDC as part of its
programme to promote tourism in remote areas regarded as attractive
Foreign tourists require permits for
visiting the Kalash valley, which are issued at check post
outside Kalash valley.
|PTDC Motel, KKH, Barseen,
further up 100 km and three hours traveling time from
is the is the PTDC Motel at Barseen. Ideal for breaking
journey, resting or having a meal in its well decorated restaurant.
The Motel also offers well-furnished rooms if you decide to
|PTDC Motel, Besham, KKH,
Dist.Shangla (NWFP) Tel:(0996) 400301 Fax: 400448
Besham is 265 km from
Islamabad, the PTDC Motel presents an ideal place to break
the journey for an overnight stay enroute to Gilgit, or beyond.
Overlooking the mighty Indus River, the Motel is located at
a strategic junction on the road linking the Swat Valley over
the Shangla Pass with the main KKH.
The Motel is very popular
with tourists, who find great serenity along the sandy embankments
of the Indus. Here, too, an excellent Restaurant, serving
both western and local cuisine, is ideally placed overlooking
the river. Besides its comfortable, well furnished rooms,
the Motel is equipped with Telephone, Curio Shop, Satellite
TV and Laundry facilities.
|PTDC Motel, Main Bazaar, Chitral
(NWFP) Tel:(0943) 412683 Fax: 412722
The PTDC Motel at Chitral
is located in the center of the city with well-furnished,
comfortable rooms and a restaurant offering Pakistani and
western cuisine. The Motel also offers Rent-a-Jeep, Telephone,
Fax, Satellite TV and Laundry facilities.
Once in PTDC Motel, you
will love to come again. Visit to Kalash Valley, Garam Chashma,
Birmoglasht and Mastuj valleys is an experience to be remembered
|PTDC Motel Chinnar Inn, Babar
Road, Gilgit (NA). Tel:(05811) 454262/452562 Fax: 452650
Along with its
comfortable and well-furnished rooms overlooking the green lawns and its
popular restaurant which is also the best in Town, the PTDC Motel offers
Rent-a-Jeep, Curio Shop, Satellite Television, Telephone, Fax and
|Gilgit - Shandur Road, Gupis,
District Ghizer Tel: 05814-4480777
|PTDC Motel, Ghairet, KKH, Hunza,
Dist. Gilgit (NA) Tel: 05813-457069 fax:452650
The panoramic view of
the KKH and the valley of Nagar across the river, PTDC Motel situated in
its very center, is absolutely stunning. From the PTDC Motel one can
take a dayís trip to Nagar valley overlooking the magnificent Hoper
The village of Passu adjacent to the Passu Glacier can also be visited
in a dayís trip. The PTDC Motel offers comfortable rooms with its
excellent restaurant (serving both local and western cuisine) and the
fairy tale view of Rakaposhi Peak on a moonlit night. The Motel also
offers Rent-a-Jeep, Telephone, Dish Antenna and Laundry facilities.
|PTDC Motel, Kalam, District Swat
(NWFP) Tel: (0946) 830014 Fax: 830235
Fifty kilometers from Miandam lies Kalam, the heart of the Swat
valley. Located along the Swat River, Kalam is by far the most popular
destination in these parts. The PTDC Motel overlooks the entire Kalam
Township. The panoramic view is simply breath taking and the ideal place
to see it is from the Motel restaurant, famous for its traditional food.
A daysí excursion to the charming Ushu and Gabral valleys can be
conveniently arranged. Visit to Mohodand Lake is a lifetime experience.
|PTDC Motel, Khaplu, Baltistan
(NA). Tel: (05832) 450146-47
PTDCís Motel at Khaplu is
situated at a distance of 103 Kilometers from Skardu involving about 4
hours traveling time. It lies in the beautiful valley of the Shyok
river. Many famous mountains such as Masher brum, Saltoro, Sia Gangri,
K-6 and K-7 are located here.
PIA operates a daily flight from Islamabad to Skardu (all flights are
subject to weather). From Skardu jeeps are conveniently available on
hire. The motel has 16 rooms, restaurant offering local and continental
food, Satellite TV and Resnt-a-Jeep facilities.
The whole of Northern Pakistan has come to be known as a paradise for
mountaineers, climbers, trekkers and hikers. While visiting Baltistan,
you cannot afford to miss Khaplu and the grandeur of lofty mountains
surrounding this splendid tourist destination, otherwise you might have
missed much in life!
|PTDC Motel, Mastuj, Dist. Chitral
(NA). Tel: (0943) 486034
Mastuj is situated on Chitral Ė Gilgit road about 107 Kilometers from
Chitral enroute famous Shandur pass. This particular spot is surrounded
by a cluster of beautiful hills and the terrain has its own beauty and
grandeur, a plateau situated at just over 7500 feet above sea level. The
area is surrounded by lofty mountains and is ideal for breaking journey
on Chitral Ė Gilgit route.
The motel is fully equipped with all modern comforts. It has 12
elegantly furnished rooms, with a Restaurant offering continental and
Pakistani cuisine. Besides, other facilities like laundry, Rent-a-Jeep,
and satellite TV, are available. Stay at Mastuj Motel amidst natural
surroundings which by itself is a wonderful experience of a lifetime.
|PTDC Motel, Moenjodaro, District
Larkana (Sindh). Tel:(074) 4084009, 408283
Moenjodaro literally meaning Mound of the Dead lies in Sind
Province. It is most important archaeological site presenting 2500 B.C.
old remains of the Indus Valley. This archaeological site has been
placed on the UNESCOs World Heritage list.
PTDC has 9 rooms and a Restaurant other facilities include TV and
telephone. Ideal for an overnight stay during visit to Moenjodaro
ruins. PIA operates daily flight from Karachi. Moenjodaro is also linked
by road and railway. The motel remains open round the year.
|PTDC Motel, Miandam, Dist.Swat (NWFP)
Tel: 0946- 840656, 0946-616333
Miandam is located at a distance of
40 km from Saidu Sharif, the main city of Swat. Here PTDC Motel remains
open throughout the year and is ideally located in the bosom of the
valley astride lush green lawns overshadowed by majestic Chinar
trees. The rooms, spread in four different blocks over the premises, are
well-furnished and well-equipped. The restaurant (serving a variety of
western and local cuisine) overlooks the valley affording spectacular
view of the surrounding hills. The treks along the mountains are ideal
for daily excursions.
Apart from these splendid prospects, the Motel offers Rent-a-Car,
Telephone, Satellite TV and Laundry facilities. The Motel is heated via
traditional stoves during winters.
|PTDC Motel, Naran, Kaghan Valley,
District Mansehra (NWFP). Tel:(0997) 430002 Fax: 430111
The PTDC Motel, Naran is located on the banks of the Kunhar River,
known for its Trout fishing. The Motel is spread over a 20 acre compound
having standard rooms, huts and economy rooms. There are also 3 VIP
cottages overlooking the Motel on the adjacent mountain top. The
restaurant with its choice of western and Pakistani cuisine is always
willing to oblige anglers with excellently prepared trout. A TV lounge
near the restaurant overlooks the lush green lawns. The Motel offers
Telephone, Satellite TV, Indoor Games, Children park, Rent-a-Jeep and
Laundry facilities. Visiting Saif-ul-Muluk, lalazar, Batkundi or simply
relaxing in this gentle valley, the experience at the PTDC Motel is
guaranteed to be a memorable one.
|PTDC Motel, PanaKot, Dist. Dir (NWFP.)
Creation of this tourist accommodation facility at
Panakot, 5 kilometers from Dir was taken up in view of the fact that
intending travelers from Rawalpindi and Peshawar to Chitral had been
facing great inconvenience for a night stay. Panakot is located at the
foot hill of Lawari Top.
PTDCís motel has well furnished rooms, other allied facilities include
Restaurant, lounge, telephone, Satellite TV, laundry and rent-a-jeep.
The Motel is ideal to break journey for an over night stay if you are
traveling between Chitral-Islamabad/Peshawar.
Panakot is linked with Islamabad by road and traveling time is about 7
|PTDC Motel, Rama Lake, Astore,
Dist. Gilgit (NA). Tel: 05817-45373
PTDCís newly constructed Motel at
Rama Lake is a welcome addition as an important tourist resort. By
virtue of its peculiar location it can conveniently serve as a base camp
for trekkers and mountaineers intending to scale the mighty heights of
The motel is an elegant tourist complex having 12 well-furnished,
comfortable rooms, lounge and a Restaurant serving oriental and
continental dishes. Besides, facilities like Rent-a-Jeep, telephone,
Satellite TV and laundry are available. Rama Lake Motel lies at a
distance of 120 kilometers from Gilgit, where regular transport service
is available on hire.
|PTDC Motel, Opposite Swat Serena
Hotel, Saidu Sharif, Dist. Swat (NWFP)(NA). Tel:(0946) 9240156-8 Fax:
PTDCís newly constructed motel is a grand air conditioned tourist
complex of 22 rooms, tastefully furnished. It has a spacious restaurant
with sitting capacity of 100 guests, reception lobby, conference rooms
and a craft shop offering traditional craft items and embroidery for
sale. The motel is equipped with all the modern facilities such as in
room satellite TV and telephone, heating, laundry and rent-a-car. The
motel remains open all the year round and is terminal to regular coaster
service for tourists during peak season which operates between
Rawalpindi and Swat under management of PTDC.
Saidu Sharif can be conveniently reached in 5 hours from Islamabad due
to fairly good road condition. PIAís 3 days a week flight from Islamabad
is also in operation which takes 30 minutes to reach Saidu Sharif. The
motel by virtue of its location is a convenient resort to break journey
for a night if you are proceeding further upto Malam Jabba, Miandam,
Kalam, Ushu valley. Even staying at Saidu Sharif, you can have day trips
to the wonderful places of tourist interest.
|PTDC Motel, Satpara Lake, Dist.
Skardu (NA). Tel: 05815-450291
PTDCís newly built Motel and
furnished is ideally located overlooking Satpara Lake, one of the
largest fresh water lakes of the country. By and large, the lake offers
ample opportunity for trout fishing, boating and rowing.
The Motel is 9 kilometers from Skardu, capital city of Baltistan and
takes about 20 minutes by Jeep. Another one hour drive by jeep will take
you upto an altitude of 16000 feet on to the second largest plateau of
the world popularly known as Deosai Plain.
A visit to Deosai plain is a unique experience of a life time. Fishing
permits are issued by the Fisheries Department at Skardu and Gilgit. The
Motel has 12 rooms, Restaurant, sitting lobby and allied facilities like
telephone, TV, laundry and rent-a-jeep. The facility remains open during
season from May to October.
|PTDC K-2 Motel, Skardu, Baltistan
(NA) Tel: (05815) 450291-2 Fax:450293
The largest district of the Northern Areas, Baltistan is home to some
of the highest peaks in the world, the Karakoram Range, and is very
popular with Mountaineering Expeditions. It is equally popular with high
altitude trekkers, with treks to Baltoro Glacier, K-2 Base Camp and
Concordia being especially renowned. The major city in Baltistan is
Skardu which by road, lies approximately 5 hours away from Gilgit. A
daily flight to and from Islamabad is also in operation.
The PTDC Motel overlooking the Mighty Indus is located in the heart of
the city at a breath-taking location. The comfortable rooms and a fine
restaurant make the stay at this motel memorable. In addition,
Rent-a-Jeep, Satellite TV, Fax and Curio Shop facilities are available
on the premises. Places of interest in and around Skardu include Shigar,
Kherpachuo Fort, Satpara and Kachura Lakes, famous for deep blue waters
and brown trout making them an anglers delight. Visit to Deosai plains
is an experience of a lifetime.
|PTDC Motel, Pak-China Border,
Sost, Dist. Gilgit (NA). Tel: 05823-451030
The Motel here is ideally
located adjacent to the Immigration Post. Its comfortable,
well-furnished rooms provide a welcome relief from the rugged,
mountainous surrounding. The restaurant with its choice of Pakistani and
western cuisine is a haven of delight. The Motel also offers Satellite
TV, Laundry and Rent-a-Jeep/Transport facilities. Arrangements for
traveling into China are available.
|PTDC Motel, Opp.Taxila Museum,
Museum Road, Taxila, District Rawalpindi.Tel:(051) 9314205-6 Fax:
PTDC has a full-fledged information center and a six-room Motel at
Taxila with a well furnished restaurant serving a variety of delicious
food. The motel situation just close to the museum is an ideal place for
a nightís stay in perfectly peaceful surroundings.
Situated only 31 km from Islamabad, Taxila is easily accessible by road
and train from all entry points.
|PTDC Motel, Pak-Iran Border,
Taftan (Balochistan). Tel: 082 - 510302 & 510248
built 4-room tourist resort stands at Pak-Iran border, 650 kilometers
from Quetta, the provincial metropolis of Baluchistan. Apart from well
furnished rooms, the motel comprises a Restaurant and a Reception
This particular motel facility has been created to facilitate travelers
traveling between Pakistan and Iran especially the devotees who cross
into Iran border for visiting holy shrines and places of religious
significance at Mushad and Qum. The motel also offers telephone,
Satellite TV and laundry facilities.
A night stay at the motel is a rejuvenating experience. There is a
regular weekly train service between Quetta Ė Taftan and Zahideen (the
border town of Iran). Regular bus service for Quetta is available as
convenient way to reach Taftan.
|PTDC Motel, Ziarat (Balochistan)
Tel: (0833) 560356 Fax: 560320
Famous for the second largest Juniper Forest in the world and only 3
hours drive from Quetta, lies Ziarat. Along the 133 km drive to Ziarat,
one gets a glimpse of the rugged topography of Baluchistan province,
broken by visions of green orchards. Situated at a height of 2449
meters, the Ziarat valley remains snowbound during the winter.
The PTDC Motel is situated in the heart of this picturesque town. Its
rooms, comprising both comfortable huts and blocks, overlook the
lawns. Its restaurant caters to both local and western tastes, special
Baluchi delicacy ĎSajjií, is available on request. The Motel also offers
Rent-a-Car, Satellite TV, Telephone, Fax and Laundry services.
Places of local interest including the Ziarat Residency, where the
Quaid-I-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Father of the Nation, spent his last
days. ĎProspect Pointí, from where the entire valley can be viewed in
all its splendor and Sandemn Tangi are places worth visiting.
|PTDC Motel, Pak-India Border,
Lahore, Punjab. Tel: 042-36583072
Located right on Pak-India border, at
a distance of 30 kilometers away from Lahore, capital city of the
Punjab, PTDCís motel at Wagha serves day and night as an important
transit and entry point for tourists and passengers traveling on both
sides of the border. Apart from comfortable rooms, the motel comprises
of sitting room, TV lounge and a restaurant.
The motel has assumed greater importance since commencement of Bus
Service between Pakistan and India. It has the honour of being host to
passengers commuting through the bus.
An enchanting feature is the Flag lowering ceremony held daily in the
evening presenting a pageantry of march past. The motel offers
facilities like TV, telephone, and laundry. While traveling in and
around Lahore, Wagha is an important place of interest and should not be
missed out of your itinerary.
|PTDC Motel, Birmoglasht (NWFP)
PTDC established its motel facility keeping in view the increasing trend
of visitors to this area. A 16 room tourist cottage has been
constructed. The rooms are comfortably furnished. A fine restaurant and
other allied facilities make it an ideal resort to enjoy your stay in
the blissful surroundings.
The fairytale summer palace of the ex-ruler affords a magnificent view
of the Trichmir and the surrounding valleys. Birmoglasht is 18
Kilometers from the city of Chitral by road and one can conveniently
reach by road in 30 minutes.