Rawalpindi travel guide

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You're Going to Love Rawalpindi

With a population of 1,74 million, Rawalpindi is a must-see destination in Punjab, Pakistan.

When to visit Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi in January
Estimated hotel price
$126
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rawalpindi in January
Estimated hotel price
$126
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Rawalpindi in June, when the average temperature is 32 °C, and the highest can go up to 40 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 3 °C, with an average temperature of 9 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 230 mm. In contrast, November is usually the driest month of the year in Rawalpindi, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Rawalpindi

Plane

When flying to Rawalpindi, you’ll arrive at Islamabad Intl (ISB), which is located 23 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Rawalpindi from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 23h 10m.

Plane

When flying to Rawalpindi, you’ll arrive at Islamabad Intl (ISB), which is located 23 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Rawalpindi from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 23h 10m.

Airports near Rawalpindi

Airlines serving Rawalpindi

KLM
Good (837 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,648 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,234 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,414 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,024 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (840 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (740 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,571 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (33 reviews)
Thai Airways
Good (208 reviews)
Air China
Good (34 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (133 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,748 reviews)
SAUDIA
Good (410 reviews)
Kuwait Airways
Good (260 reviews)
Air Arabia
Excellent (32 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (268 reviews)
Oman Air
Excellent (66 reviews)
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Where to stay in Rawalpindi

Average rates range from around $49 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $68 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Rawalpindi

Hiring a car in Rawalpindi

Expect to pay $1.56 per litre in Rawalpindi (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.67 and $24.89.

Expect to pay $1.56 per litre in Rawalpindi (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.67 and $24.89.