Khanuspur is located in Pakistan, in the lower Siwalik range. The place is a beauty of its own kind. It is cool in summers and cold in winters. Most of the times t is snow covered in winters. Khanuspur is located at a drive of one hour or so from Murree and Nathiagali, the most populous cities in the Siwaliks. The Northern Pakistan consists of a series of mighty mountain ranges. The Siwaliks are one of these ranges. There are many enchanting valleys in Siwaliks. Khanuspur is one destination in that part of Pakistan where you can enjoy peaceful stay. The air is clean and trekking is fun here.
Khanuspur is located at half an hour walk from Ayubia. Ayubia is a popular tourist resort as it was one of the few places where chair lifts were installed few decades back. The mountains here are green with Alpine trees seen more commonly. You can reach Khanuspur by road. It is less than four hours drive from Islamabad, the Capital city of Pakistan. Khanuspur is popular because of many reasons. It is a place where you can find monkeys in abundance. People who have been to Khanuspur cannot forget their experiences with the monkeys. The monkeys live in the trees as a family. They come down to eat. If for example, you are having a picnic, they will come and literally join you. Donít worry; these monkeys are well behaved and harmless. They know the culture well!!!
Khanuspur has a number of walk able treks which may take you to nearby towns. Most of these treks will take 2 to 3hours to be completed. Do not forget to take your water bottle with you if you plan to trek. Summers are the right time to visit this place. Although it is as beautiful in winters, but you can enjoy trekking if you visit this place in summers. You can find natural spring very frequently in this area. Do not forget to lock the doors and windows of your place at night. Monkeys are very commonly seen here, but sometimes one or two tigers may also be found in this zone. Most of the residential buildings have tin roofs, and the monkey families may wake you up in the morning by performing their sliding exercises on the roof of your building. Itís a nice place to visit. Do not miss it if you have a chance to visit it.