Gujrat – Tourism and Traveling Information
Important Informations about Gujrat for TouristsDistance between Gujrat and Other Pakistani Cities
By road distance between Gujrat and various other Pakistani cities is given below.
Islamabad to Gujrat180km
Lahore to Gujrat 120km
Sialkot to Gujrat 50km
Gujranwala to Gujrat 60km
Sargodha to Gujrat 165km
Karachi to Gujrat 1,450km
Weather, Climate and Temperature of Gujrat
Climate Type: Moderate
Maximum Temperature in summer> 45°C
Minimum Temperature in winter< 2°C
Average Rain Fall: 67cm
Hotels and Restaurants in Gujrat
Tulip Hotel on River Jhelum
Akbar’s Kinara Hotel on River Chenab
Silver Spoon Hotel Bhimber Road Gujrat
Railway Communication in Gujrat
City of Gujrat is situated on Karachi-Lahore-Rawalpindi-Peshawar Railway Track, so you can travel to and from Gujrat to almost any city of Pakistan which is linked through railway system. There is also a big Railway Junction, Lalamusa Railway Junction in District Gujrat about 10km from Gujrat City. Khyber Train which travels from Peshawar to Karachi passes through Gujrat. Usually regular travelers and people who are traveling for longer distances use railway.
Road Communication in Gujrat
Gujrat is linked with Islamabad and Lahore through Grand Trunk Road. GT Road is an oldest highway of Pakistan which connects Lahore, Muridke, Gujranwala, Rahwali, Wazirabad, Gujrat, Lalamusa, Kharian, Sarai Alamgir, Jhelum, Dina, Gujar Khan, Rawat, Islamabad, Taxila, Wah Cantt, Hassan Abdal, Attock and Peshawar. GT Road was built by a Muslim Emperor Sher Shah Suri for military purpose so it was also called in past as Sher Shah Suri Road.
A Road also linked Gujrat to Sargodha, Bhalwal, Phalia and Mandi Baha ud Din While Gujrat is linked with Sialkot, Daska and Sambrial through two ways. All towns and villages of Gujrat are linked with each other or to main cities through carpeted roads.
Airports in Gujrat
Although, district Gujrat has not any commercial airport but it is connected with Sambrial Airport Sialkot, Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore and Benazir International Airport Islamabad with first-class road network. Sambrial Airport is only on a drive of 30 minutes, while it will take you 2~3 hrs to reach to Lahore Airport and 3~3.5 hrs to reach to Islamabad Airport.
There is an airport in Gujrat which was built to land training aero planes but its use has been made ceased.
Telecommunication in Gujrat
PTCL Landline Telephone Network is available in whole district while a major part of Gujrat District is also being covered with wireless networks e.g. PTCL Vfone, Go, WorldCall. DSL Internet Facility is also available in Gujrat. Mobile companies; Mobilink, Ufone, Telenor, Zong and Warid has its network in Gujrat.
Banks and ATMs in Gujrat
Every commercial bank has at least one branch while many have several branches in Gujrat. Different banks have also branches in rural area. MCB Bank, ABL, UBL, Al-Falah Bank, Askari Commercial Bank, Habib Bank, Bank Al-Habib, National Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Bank of Punjab have branches in Gujrat.
ATM Machines are installed in mostly banks to draw money and use other services through Credit Card or Debt Card.
Courier and Postal Service
Pakistan Post has post offices in towns and mohallas while GPO Gujrat is also functioning very well in Gujrat.
Different courier services, TCS, DHL, Leopards and many others are available in Gujrat.