LAHORE- Pakistan is full of beautiful places and tourist destinations. Each area has its own attractions and beauty. People of Lahore are known for being extremely warm by heart and lively, the reason they love visiting various places around the country.

When long trips are not possible and you have got a one whole day to hang out with friends or to spend quality time family, there are several beautiful picnic spots around Lahore.

Let’s look at some of the nice options for a family picnic :

1# Wildlife Safari Park:  Woodland Wildlife Park, popularly known as Lahore Safari Park is 15km far from Lahore, located at Raiwind road Lahore. It was established in 1982 and it covers some 240 acres.

The species housed here include Indian peafowl, Bengal tiger, common pheasant, emu, lion, mute swan, ostrich, and silver pheasant among a few others. You need a car to visit the park to see wildlife.

2# Rana Resort: This is some of the most favorite picnic spots of people living nearby Lahore. It has views and spots that entertain everyone from friends to family and people of all ages.

The resort consist of Swimming pool, hunting area, fishing, horse riding, wild animals, dinosaurs and other interesting statues, deep jungle walk, it has various different attractions. This is one of the best spots for picnic nearby Lahore and it covers 250 acres and distance from Thokar Niaz Baig is 80km.

3# Katasraj Temples: It is an ancient archaeological site. Katasraj temple site is a group of seven ancient templates, a few medieval templates, havelis, holy pond and remains of a Buddhist stupa. It is a kind of place you should visit with your archaeological sites lover friends and once in a lifetime with your family. It is 270 km away from Lahore and is situated near Chakwal.

4# Soon Sakesar Valley: 250km away from Lahore, Soon Sakesar valley is in the north-west of Khushab District. It has some 31 villages and multiple picnic spots. Lake Uchhalli and Lake Khabikki are among popular lakes of this valley. It is a visual treat for natural beauty lovers.

5# Hiran Minar: Hiran Minar is in Sheikhupura, some 50km away from Lahore. It was constructed by Emperor Jahangir as a monument to Mansraj, one of his pet deer. It is an easily reachable and convenient picnic spot near Lahore.