Pir Chinasi is a frighteningly narrow road in Pakistan

Pir Chinasi is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.900m (9,500ft) above sea level, located in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir region of Pakistan.

Pir Chinasi

Is Pir Chinasi paved?

The road to the summit, also known as Pir Chanasi, is totally paved since 2017. It’s called Pir Chinasi road.

How challenging is the road to Pir Chinasi?

It’s a collection of hairpin turns (more than 30) with some very steep parts. At some point, the road becomes frighteningly narrow, with enough space for passage of only a single vehicle.

How long is the road to Pir Chinasi?

Starting at Muzaffarabad, the road to the summit is 27.8km (17.27 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 2.166m. The average percentage is 7.8 %.

Is Pir Chinasi worth it?

Tucked away on the western part of the country, this place is also visited by tourists who can get a great view of Muzaffarabad and rural areas around the hidden city. Due to its marvelous charming beauty, lush green plateaus and magnificent weather, it wins the hearts of nature lovers. The view of the peak of the neighboring mountain peaks spell bounds a visitor.

Why is Pir Chinasi famous?

A trip to Pir Chinasi promises visitors stunning vistas of the Jhelum Valley and the majestic snow-capped mountains. Numerous trekking trails wind through the picturesque landscape, offering adventurers and tourists alike an exhilarating experience. Exploring these trails adds a unique flavor to the journey, making it memorable. Additionally, Pir Chinasi is renowned for its ziyarat dedicated to the revered Saint Pir, named after the renowned Saint Shah Hussain Bukhari.
Pic: Arfan Khalil Mughal