Overview of Bani Gala
Islamabad is a beautiful metropolis and an architectural marvel in Pakistan. Initially, when the city was founded, its population mostly comprised of government servants and federal administration employees but gradually with the urban settlement and new posh residential developments, there has been steady growth in the population. People in Islamabad have always enjoyed the best standards of living, landscaped gardens, manicured pathways, moderate temperature, exquisite terrain and plentiful rain. The millions of inhabitants need accommodations that can meet all these criteria. Therefore, every new residential development (within city or on its outskirts) in Islamabad real estate sector is announced keeping in view this checklist.
In response to the Islamabad residents’ expectations, a number of high end residential developments have been announced in Islamabad. Out of which the most popular one is Bani Gala Islamabad. Bani Gala, an idyllic little village, is located on the eastern banks of Rawal Lake and is hardly at few minutes drive from Islamabad Serena Hotel and Jinnah Convention Centre. You will find numerous beautiful valleys across and around Islamabad but Bani Gala is the only one of its kind. Like its name, the vicinity is beautiful and rich. Bani Gala offers breathtakingly mesmerizing scenic views.
Before the urbanization and development invasion, Bani Gala was a rustic sanctuary for local shepherds and country people. The hills and fertile plains speckled with fresh water springs and streams made Bani Gala an ideal suburb and the most suitable location for herding. However, recent development has completely changed the face of this village and their residents’ lifestyle. Before even the establishment of Bani Gala residential community back in the 2000s, locals already grabbed wide pastures in Bani Gala for their farmhouses.
Initially, a few villas and farmhouses were constructed on private land without the CDA’s permission but the civil authority took action against all the unauthorised constructions beside Rawal Lake. The illegality issue of this locality had been sidelined when Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, the former head of the country’s nuclear programme and Imran Khan, the Chairperson of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI), both of who have built their houses there. It is not wrong to call Bani Gala as one of the most beautiful suburb localities of Islamabad. Civil Development Authority (CDA) has given special attention to preserving and maintaining the natural beauty and wilderness of the vicinity.
Capital Complex Bani Gala is one of the largest residential societies developed within Bani Gala near the farmhouse of Imran Khan. The locality has touched a new peak of popularity as almost all the plots are booked over there. The community is equipped with all the basic and world class facilities and amenities that inhabitants can look for. Recently, Kinara Restaurant is developed at Bani Gala without harming the natural beauty of the vicinity. The restaurant has become the most popular hangout spot at Rawal Lake.
Rawal Lake View Park is another picnic spot at Rawal Lake that is beautifully designed and possesses countless flowering trees, gardens, picnic points and secluded pathways. Both the terraced garden and the lake are widely used for picnics, fishing and boating. The garden offers panoramic views of the lake, Margalla and Murree Hills, Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Bani Gala has all you can ask for - from natural greens to the contemporary facilities and amenities.