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. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Rawalpindi to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi in June
Estimated hotel price
S$ 104
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rawalpindi in June
Estimated hotel price
S$ 104
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.

Plane

When flying to Rawalpindi, you’ll arrive at Islamabad Intl (ISB), which is located 23 km from the city centre.

Airports near Rawalpindi

Airlines serving Rawalpindi

KLM
Good (848 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,543 reviews)
Thai Airways
Good (211 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (39 reviews)
Air China
Good (40 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (132 reviews)
SAUDIA
Good (403 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,632 reviews)
Kuwait Airways
Good (256 reviews)
flydubai
Good (75 reviews)
Air Arabia
Excellent (33 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (270 reviews)
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Where to stay in Rawalpindi

Average rates range from around S$ 41 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 58 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Rawalpindi

Hiring a car in Rawalpindi

Expect to pay S$ 1.28 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 S$ 15.30 and S$ 20.40. Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Rawalpindi, while also 28% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay S$ 1.28 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 S$ 15.30 and S$ 20.40. Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Rawalpindi, while also 28% cheaper than other types, on average.