ABOUT DHA, PESHAWAR
Defence Housing Authority is one of the most prestigious real estate developers in Pakistan. Initially, DHA started its housing projects in DHA Lahore, DHA Karachi, and DHA Islamabad. After the successful completion of these projects, the developer has now launched new housing schemes in Multan, Peshawar, Bahawalpur, and Gujranwala. DHA, Peshawar is located near Nasir Bagh Road and Askari VI, Peshawar. It is also surrounded by some significantly successful societies such as Hafiz Town, Yaseen Town, and Regi Model Colony.
The plan to establish DHA Peshawar was initiated in 2007 with the process of selection, identification, and acquisition of land. Later on, a legal body was formed under an official act of KPK called DHA, Peshawar Act 2009. Now, with firm legal footing, the developer aims to provide a sustainable and luxurious housing scheme in KPK, as previously seen in other cities.
The possession of plots in Block A and Block B in DHA, Peshawar, was completed at the end of 2019. However, as per the official website, DHA Peshawar will also launch a commercial sector featuring 4 marla and 8 marla properties that can be acquired by paying 10% of the total plot price as a down payment.
Upon completion, the society will introduce world-class amenities along with a modern lifestyle and promising returns for investors. You can also check the complete development plan, size, and location of Sector A, Sector B, and Sector C, DHA, Peshawar via Zameen.com's Plot Finder tool.
AT A GLANCE
- Well connected to primary areas of the city via Expressway and Motorway
- First-ever gated community in KP
- State-of-the-art amenities and a luxurious lifestyle
- Boasts parks, greenbelts, and recreational facilities
- Located at a prime location on Nasir Bagh Road
- Features long and short-term investment opportunities
- Direct access from Northern Bypass
- Ultra-modern infrastructure
- Exquisite theme parks
- Public libraries
- Commercial tower
- Minimart and mosques
- Underground cabling for electricity
- Wide road network
- 24/7 security and surveillance
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN AND NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
DHA, Peshawar is situated on the prime location of Nasir Bagh Road, from where prospective residents can quickly access all types of public and affordable transportation options, including taxis, rickshaws, chingchi, and vans. Besides, app-based ride-hailing services will also be available here to provide a comfy commute.
Plus, several BRT Bus Stops by Peshawar Bus Rapid Transport dot the main arteries in the city, about 7 km away from DHA, Peshawar. The project has about 31 planned stations on a 26 km long BRT corridor that will take the hassle away from everyday commutes at affordable rates. Some of the nearest BRT Stops include BRT Bus Station No. 22 and BRT Bus Station No. 23 Islamia College, both are found only 7 km away in Rahat Abad. At the same time, BRT Bus Station No. 24 Board Bazar and mBRT Board Bazar/Regi Station 27 Peshawar in Canal Town are only 14 minutes' drive away. All these stops are directly accessible from Nasir Bagh Road.
Some more stations can also facilitate residents of DHA Peshawar, including BRT Bus Station No. 22 in Rahat Abad, near Khyber Teaching Hospital, about 19 minutes' drive away, whereas BRT Bus Station No. 20 Abdara Road, Tahkal is more or less 10 km away.
Apart from rapid transit stops, Sheikh Umar Baba Stop in Lakarai Kaneeza is 7 km away, while Peshawar University Transport and Bus Stand and Lalazar Chowk Bus Stop, pinned in Lalazar Colony, are approximately 8 km away via Nasir Bagh Road.
For intercity commutes, Peshawar Railway Station in Peshawar Cantonment can be reached in a drive of half an hour. There are the five express trains that operate from the station: Jaffar Express commutes to/from Peshawar to Quetta and Awam Express, Rehman Baba Express, Khyber Mail Express, and Khushal Khan Khattak Express to and fro Peshawar and Karachi Cantt. Also, Bacha Khan International Airport, also known as Peshawar International Airport, is more or less a 35-minute drive away on Peshawar Northern Bypass/Peshawar Ring Road.
MOSQUES IN AND NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
DHA Peshawar is a mega project and features all sorts of facilities, be it public transports or the availability of mosques. As of now, overall development in the society is progressing at a rapid pace, and the work on mosques in Sector B is nearing completion.
Until the mosques in DHA, Peshawar open their doors, people can easily reach some mosques in the nearby areas. For instance, Masjid Hazrat Bilal and Masjid Hazrat Umar in Sheikh Abad are only 9 minutes' drive away from the main gate of DHA, Peshawar. Further, Askari 6 is also home to an abundance of mosques, sited about 6 km away, including Masjid e Tayebba, Regi Aftizai. The mosque features a peaceful environment, trees, and an open-air praying area.
Moving on, some more mosques are also pinned in Askari 6, near DHA Peshawar, such as Masjid Saad Ibne Abi Waqas (R.A) and Jamia Masjid Sheikhan, both counted among the most beautiful mosques nearby, reachable within 8 minutes' drive. The mosques boast marble floorings, clean wudu areas, water coolers, and prayer mats. Further, Masjid-e-Abu Bakar Siddique R.A, Jamia Masjid Miana, and Jamia Masjid Malakan are also in Askari 6, only 10 minutes' drive away from the main gate of DHA.
People living in DHA, Peshawar, can also go to Askari 6 mosque, found only 5 minutes' drive away on Nasir Bagh Road, Askari 6. The mosque is quite spacious, comprising an air-conditioned praying hall with the capacity of hosting around 700 people.
The following are some more mosques located near DHA, Peshawar:
- Masjid-e-Ali, Masjid-e-Hamza, and Masjid-e-Quba, based on Regi Road, Askari 6, are approximately 15 minutes' drive away
- Masjid-e-Bilal, located on Shahi Bala Road, is about 5 km away
- Masjid Khalid Bin Waleed, sited in Nasir Bagh, is reachable within 5 minutes' by road
- Masjid al Aqsa - Hujra Muhammad Sharif Khan in Putwar Payan is 20 minutes away
- Masjid Abu Bakkar is 6 km away in Shahi Bala, Sheikh Abad
SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
DHA, Peshawar is currently in a developing phase; however, residents can still access a few notable schools in the premises. The society will host more academic institutions shortly to provide more options to residents.
To begin with, The Green Lyceum (Mustafa Campus) is more or less 9 minutes' drive away, situated on Nasir Bagh Road. As per its official Facebook page, the school offers admissions from playgroup to grade VII at affordable tuition fees. The school features indoor/outdoor play areas, computer labs, and an experienced faculty.
The Beaconhouse School System – Jamrud Campus in Gulabad, Warsak Dam Road, and The City School Hayatabad are considered the most reputable O level schools in Peshawar, pinned roughly 15 to 20 minutes away by road. Both schools follow the Cambridge and matric systems and use advanced learning methodologies to prepare students for the GCE exam. Besides, BSS Jamrud Campus boasts ventilated classrooms, sports facilities, and specialised labs.
People living in the area can also access the following schools, operational at a very short drive. For example:
- Government High School Bade Zai Peshawar Bade Zai Road, Askari 6, is 10 minutes' drive away
- The Global Grammar High School Regi in Askari 6 is 4 km away
- Government High School in Sheikhabad takes only 9 minutes to reach by road
- Government Primary School Malkandher on Regi Road, Ghulam Nabi Kalay, is at a drive of 15 minutes
- A.M.S School Palosi in Palosi Talarzai can be reached in 20 minutes' drive
Moving forward, another branch of The City School (Town Boys Branch) is at a drive of 20 minutes on Park Road, University Town, while University Model School on University Road, near Islamia College, is just 15 minutes' drive away. The school operates under the aegis of the University of Peshawar and is recognised by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Peshawar.
Next comes The Educators on Abdara Road, Bloomfield Hall School (Senior Branch) on Chinar Road, and Qadims Lumiaré School on Park Road. All these schools are about 20 minutes' drive away in University Town and are known for their nurturing environments.
As for more options, IBA School System in Canal Town takes only 12 minutes' drive to reach, and University Public School in Wahid Abad is approximately 9 km away from the main gate of DHA, Peshawar. The school is a wing of Islamia Collegiate School, founded in 1968. The school accepts admissions from kindergarten to matric. Moreover, a branch of Roots Millennium Schools (Khyber Campus) is in Phase 3, Canal Town, reachable within 18 minutes' drive. The school offers a multitude of facilities along with enrolments in O-level.
College-going students can find several colleges near DHA, Peshawar. For instance, Jinnah College for Women in Qadir Abad takes at least 20 minutes' drive to reach. The college accepts admissions in F.A and F.Sc. Further, Home Economics College and Khyber Law College are also pinned at the same distance in Qadir Abad and Rahat Abad, respectively. Those who want to take admission in medical and dental colleges can consider Khyber Medical College, situated about 18 minutes' drive away via Nasir Bagh Road in Rahat Abad, while Rehman Medical College on G.T. Road is roughly 10 km away. Other notable colleges near DHA, Peshawar, include Oriental Degree College on Abdara Road, University Town, 17 minutes' drive away, and Capital Degree College on University Road, roughly 10 km away from DHA, Peshawar.
Furthermore, some of the best universities near DHA, Peshawar, include the University of Agriculture, Peshawar, situated about a 20-minute drive away in Rahat Abad. The university was founded in 1981 and offers bachelor, master, M.Phil, and Ph.D. degrees in five faculties, 26 departments, and three institutes. Further, students interested in distance learning can take admission in the Virtual University of Pakistan, located only 9 km away in Shaheen Town, Tahkal. It is among the top three universities in Pakistan offering distance learning facilities to students.
Moreover, Islamia College University Peshawar is located only 19 minutes' drive away on GT Road, Rahat Abad. Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum founded the university college in 1913, and its roots are coupled with the Aligarh Movement. Here, students can take admissions in intermediate, undergraduate, and graduate programmes in:
- Arts & Languages
- Basic & Social Sciences
- Religious and Legal Studies
- Natural Science
- Technologies & Engineering Sciences
Some other notable universities near DHA, Peshawar, include the University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar on University Road, more or less 9 km away from DHA, Peshawar. The university was founded in 1980 and was known as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa University of Engineering and Technology before August 2018.
You can also seek admissions in the following universities:
- Gandhara University, based on Canal Road, takes roughly 25 minutes' drive to reach from the society
- Preston University, pinned on Old Jamrud Road, University Town, is about 11 km away
- National University of Modern Languages, (NUML), Peshawar Campus, is approximately 10 km away on Chinar Road, University Town
- University College For Boys (UoP) on Main University Road, Wahidabad is 9 km away
MARKETS IN AND NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
Markets and commercial zones are a vital part of a housing society. Given their importance, DHA, Peshawar will host several grocery shops and mini markets in each sector. For now, DHA Peshawar, Sector-A, MiniMart is a couple of minutes away, DHA Peshawar Sector B MiniMart is a km away, and DHA Peshawar, Sector C MiniMart is about 5 minutes' drive away from the main office, near Nasir Bagh Road. All the markets are stocked with a sought-after variety of household goods.
Zone 4 also hosts Marwat Market and Ahmad Zai Market, situated roughly 10 minutes' drive away from the society, while Malik Doud Market in Askari 6 is just 5 minutes' drive away. Besides, Askari 6 also hosts Muhammad Ali Market, found on Regi Road, can be reached within 15 minutes' drive. One more market is also operational in Police Housing Colony Nasir Bagh, reachable within 10 minutes' drive. The market features several shops selling fresh fruits, vegetables, clothing items, sweaters, coats, and footwear. You can also find shops selling construction material and sanitary products here.
Askari 6 Market is another option, sited only 12 minutes' drive away in Askari 6, Peshawar, while Ashraf Plaza Cloth Market and Army Askari 6 Super Store are also pinned here. Sheikhabad Market on Regi Road, Askari 6, is 10 minutes' drive away, while Al Haytham Telecom (electronic Store), Saad Auto Spare Parts, and Nasir Bagh Road Chicken Zone 2 (Poultry store) are 5 km away in Shah Faisal Town. Also, Shah Faisal Town boasts a Utility Store, offering a range of regular grocery products at wholesale rates.
Ahmad's Super Store and Alpha Super Mart in Shah Faisal Town are 5 km away from the society. Both marts are one-stop shopping hubs where you can find all types of daily use products. You can also go to Azam Mahal Market, situated on Nasir Bagh Road, whereas Utility Store & Family Mega Mart and Galaxy Mart are present in Malakandher.
If you are looking for handmade Afghan/silk carpets and replicas of Iranian rugs, then you can head to Shuba Bazaar, located 25 minutes' drive away in Shoba, Peshawar. Also, some of the semi-precious stones, including Emeralds, Tourmaline, and Lazuli, are available in Namak Mandi, located half an hour's drive away near Northern Bypass, Peshawar. Besides, Sakhi Pul Bazar on Warsak Dam Road takes approximately 14 minutes to reach by road.
People living in DHA, Peshawar, can find grocery products from nearby grocery stores such as Safi General Store, Abdul Mateen General Store, Usman General Store, Jan Afsar General Store, and Khalil General Store, situated on Main Bade Zai Road, Askari 6, about 8 minutes away by road. However, from DHA Peshawar, Sector A Park, you can easily reach Zeeshan General Store and Izat General Store in Malakandher within 13 minutes' drive.
Moving forward, Gora Bazar on Saddar Road is reachable within 20 minutes. It is one of the most historic markets in Peshawar and features a wide range of products, including fashion apparel, unstitched fabric, bags, and jewellery at economical rates. Other grocery stores and markets near DHA, Peshawar include the following; however, the time to reach them has been calculated from DHA Peshawar, Sector-A, Park:
- Khalil Market, located in Regi Lalma, Peshawar, is only 15 minutes away
- City Hyperstar, situated in Phase 2, Hayatabad, is about 13 km away
- Yousafzai Market, sited in Phase 3, Hayatabad, is reachable within 20 minutes
- Saburi Market in Canal Town Peshawar is about 15 minutes away by road
- Afridi Market only takes only 20 minutes to reach, sited in Phase 4, Hayatabad
BANKS NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
DHA, Peshawar will have dedicated commercial zones where potential residents will find branches of almost all the banks. For now, banks are about 20 minutes' drive away in the neighbouring areas of Defence Housing Authority, Peshawar.
To begin with, United Bank Limited on Islamia Collegiate School Road near Rahat Abad is at a drive of 9 km, and the branch of Faysal Bank on Canal Road is more or less 20 minutes' drive away from DHA, Peshawar. Furthermore, a cluster of banks is also operational at the distance of 11 km, including the National Bank of Pakistan and Muslim Commercial Bank in University Town. Some of these banks also offer home loan facilities in Pakistan for purchasing, constructing, and renovating houses.
Some more banks are also providing financial assistance, located at a drive of 25 minutes. For instance:
- Summit Bank is sited on University Road, Tahkal
- Meezan Bank Limited is operational in Khattak Plaza, University Road
- Habib Bank Limited – HBL in View Plaza is 10 km away
- Askari Bank is roughly 12 km away in Al-Taj Tower Jahangirabad, on Main University Road
- The Bank Of Khyber in Tahkal is 25 minutes' drive away
Besides, four more branches of different banks are also near DHA, Peshawar, including Habib Bank Limited, ABL, Albaraka, and Muslim Commercial Bank. All these banks are approximately 11 km away in Phase 5, Hayatabad. Also, JS Bank and Bank of Khyber are more or less 25 minutes' drive away on Grand Trunk Road, Peshawar.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN AND NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
Having an adequate healthcare facility near their homes helps residents in reaching hospitals and clinics quickly in case of an emergency. Thankfully, as per the development plan of Defence Housing Authority, Peshawar, the society has already saved sufficient land to construct a hospital.
However, for now, residents can visit some nearby hospitals including, Naseer Teaching Hospital, located on Nasir Bagh Road, roughly 10 minutes' drive away, while Khalil Medical Centre is only 3 km away in Jumma Khan Kalay, Shahi Bala Road. The first is a well-organised teaching hospital, established in 1980, and offers specialised medical facilities in different departments.
Also, Hayatabad Medical Complex, operational in Phase 4, Hayatabad, is around 9 km away from the project. It is the third-largest teaching hospital and aims to deliver comprehensive health services in multiple departments.
Moving forward, Peshawar General Hospital, situated on Passport Office Road, takes about 24 minutes to reach by road. In contrast, Khyber Teaching Hospital, pinned on University Road, Rahat Abad, can be reached within 20 minutes by road. Some more hospitals are also accessible from DHA, Peshawar including:
- Rehman Medical Institute – RMI is on Shaukat Khanum Road and Women Hospital on Women Hospital Road, Phase 5, Hayatabad – about 10 km away
- Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, based on University Road, opposite Khyber Teaching Hospital, is reachable within 20 minutes' drive
- Kuwait Teaching Hospital sited on Abdara Chowk, Warsak Dam Road is 9 km away
- Johar Khatoon Hospital and Now Health Care Centre, operational on Sahib Zada Abdul Qayyum Road, are roughly 10 km away
People with dental issues can go to Dr Akbar khan Dental Clinic, sited in Kohati Gate, while Regi Dental Clinic is functional in Palosi Talarzai, Peshawar. The first one is about 10 minutes away, while the second one takes about 20 minutes to reach by road. Furthermore, Hearing and Speech Clinic Peshawar, based on Nasir Bagh Road, is approximately 10 minutes' drive away via Nasir Bagh Road.
For small and seasonal ailments, you can head to Clinic Dr Jawad Ullah, Dr Fazal Wahid Skin Care Clinic, Dent-O-Care (Dr Aimal Khan), and Khyber Poly Clinic & Burn Centre functional in Canal Town near Nasir Bagh Road. Likewise, some more clinics are in the neighbourhood of DHA, Peshawar, such as Nabiza Hafizi Clinic, Amina Wasi Clinic, Durrani Clinic, Dr M Ashraf (Ashraf Dental Care), and Obakhta Clinic. All the clinics are functioning in Shaheen Town and can be reached within 17 minutes by road.
PROPERTIES IN DHA, PESHAWAR
Sale Price Trends in DHA, Peshawar
DHA, Peshawar is one of the most iconic projects in the city, opening new investment opportunities for both local and overseas Pakistani. The Project is pinned on Nasir Bagh Road, featuring a wide range of plots and houses for living and investment purposes. We've shared a detailed analysis of the sales price trend of properties in DHA, Peshawar below:
HOUSES FOR SALE IN DHA, PESHAWAR
Prospective homebuyers can find 5 marla houses in DHA Peshawar for PKR 28 lakh to PKR 1.8 crore, while 10 marla houses can cost anywhere between PKR 65 lakh to PKR 3.6 crore. Furthermore, 14 marla houses in the society are also up for sale for PKR 3.8 crore. The homes feature six bedrooms with attached bathroom, prime location, and a beautiful exterior.
Moreover, for more significant investment options, buyers can find 1 kanal house in DHA, Peshawar. The minimum price of the house is PKR 85 lakh, while the maximum is around PKR 4.5 crore. However, the property price varies, considering the location, number of units, size, and area (corner, park facing, near Main Boulevard).
PLOTS FOR SALE IN DHA, PESHAWAR
Plots in DHA, Peshawar, offer great investment opportunities with maximum returns. That being said, the asking price of 5 marla plots in DHA, Peshawar, starts from PKR 25 lakh and goes up to PKR 2.6 crore. Investors can also buy 10 marla plots in DHA, Peshawar, for an average price of PKR 19 lakh, which can increase up to PKR 1 crore. Also, prices can fluctuate as per the location of the plot, i.e., Phase 1/ Phase 1, area (park facing, corner, and main road) and purpose of the plot (residential/commercial).
Additionally, options for investing in 1 kanal plots are also available in DHA, Peshawar. The minimum budget for buying 1 kanal plots in the society is around PKR 45 lakh to PKR 2.6 crore, whereas the maximum range is 2 crore. Besides, high-end 2 kanal plots in DHA, Peshawar are also available for investment purposes for PKR 2 crore to PKR 4.5 crore. Thankfully, all these options come with a convenient instalment plan.
RENTAL TRENDS IN DHA, PESHAWAR
DHA, Peshawar, also hosts a wide range of properties for rent at affordable rates. We've analysed the rental trends to make matters easier for prospective tenants.
HOUSES FOR RENT IN DHA, PESHAWAR
For people looking to rent a property, the houses in DHA, Peshawar, are undoubtedly the best option. The required monthly rent of 10 marla houses in the society is around PKR 55 thousand, while 1 kanal houses can be rented for PKR 90 thousand to PKR 1 lakh per month. Besides, people looking for 2 kanal property should keep a monthly budget of PKR 1.7 lakh in mind.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES FOR SALE IN DHA, PESHAWAR
As for commercial properties, DHA Peshawar also boasts commercial shops for PKR 2 crore. The size of the shop is 4 marla, situated at a prime location in the society.
MOST POPULAR PHASE IN DHA, PESHAWAR
Peshawar, DHA, is going to be one of the significant investment options in the city. According to the statistics available on Zameen.com, the most-searched phase for buying a property in DHA, Peshawar, is Phase 1. As this project is picking up pace, this just might be the best time to invest in residential and commercial properties at affordable rates.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
MALLS IN AND NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
As of now, no mall is operational in DHA, Peshawar; however, the project aims to develop separate shopping malls and markets to facilitate prospective residents. Meanwhile, shopaholics can enjoy shopping from nearby malls. For instance, Shah Shopping Centre on Jamrud Road E, Karkhana, is pinned at the stretch of 12 km. The shopping centre hosts several shops selling a variety of electronic appliances, gadgets, and mobile phones at reasonable prices. The shopping centre offers spacious open car parking space and security for visitors.
You can also reach Liberty Mall, functional only 20 minutes' drive away on University Road, Tahkal. The mall boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure and popular restaurants in its surrounding. The mall is considered the best option to buy home décor items, gifts, toys, and stationeries. Besides, several branded outlets, including Borjan, Adidas, ECS Epcot Shoes, Ittehad Store, Insignia, Hush Puppies, Olive, and Mocciani Shoes, are dotted around the mall on University Road, Tahkal.
Next comes The Mall Tower, situated more or less half an hour's drive away on Mall Road, Peshawar Cantonment. The mall hosts several shops selling grocery items, medicines, beauty salons, and eateries. Moreover, Deans Shopping Mall on Saddar Road is one of the iconic shopping facilities in Peshawar, situated a little farther, approximately 17 km away from DHA, Peshawar. According to its website, the multi-level mall is home to several branded clothing stores, jewellery shops, showrooms, offices, ATM booths, and two multi-purpose halls. Besides, Ather Shopping Centre can be reached within 20 minutes by car, sited on Arbab Road, Tahkal, while The One Stop Shop is on Street 2, Tahkal.
You can also shop for shoes from Bata and Servis Stores, along with clothing items, cosmetics, uniforms, and electronic appliances from The Great Wall Shopping Mall. The mall is operational from 9 am to 11 pm, and is about 20 km away in Rafiq Town. Moving forward, Mega Mall on Warsak Road, Defence Colony, is reachable within 30 minutes by road. It is a one-of-its-kind shopping hub, hosting a wide range of shops and a French fries stall outside the mall.
Furthermore, Family Shopping Bazar on University Road is a one-stop shopping hub where you can easily access several shops selling kids' clothing, cosmetics, and whatnot. Also, the road itself is adorned with many retail shops, including Diner's, Nishat Linen, By The Way, Sana Safinaz, and Stichzay. All these shops take around 20 minutes' drive to reach from DHA, Peshawar.
As for more options, Hyper Mall in Hayatabad is 17 km away via Peshawar Ring Road and Nasir Bagh Road. As per users' reviews on Google Maps, it is an all-in-one shopping mall from where you can shop a sought-after variety of groceries, fresh produce, wardrobe, kitchenware, medicines, household goods, frozen food, and confectionery items. The mall is also home to a play area for kids, ATM, and car parking. One more highlighted feature of Hyper Mall is their bakery, which serves quality baked goodies, including burgers, pizzas, and soups.
RESTAURANTS, CAFES, AND BAKERIES NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
Residents of DHA, Peshawar, will soon be able to enjoy delicious food in their town's restaurants and 5-star hotels. For now, people can enjoy scrumptious traditional food served in nearby restaurants, including KPK Fish Restaurant on Street 4, Askari 6, which is about 7 minutes' drive away. At the same time, Aziz Restaurant on 8th Street, Askari 6, is more or less 10 minutes' drive away from the society.
Other than this, Melting Spot in Arbab Town is considered the best pizza point near DHA, Peshawar. The restaurant offers a wide range of fast food options. Besides, Pizza Inn Fast Food Restaurant in Canal Town Peshawar is just 6 km away. As for more options, pizza lovers can also head to New Yorker Pizza, situated on Grand Trunk Road, and Pizza Hut, a popular international fast-food chain found in Phase 3, Hayatabad.
Moreover, people craving traditional food can go to Habib Restaurant and Jalil Kabab House, operational in Phase 3, Hayatabad. The first one is the popular eatery in the area that offers mouth-watering chapli kabab, handi, BBQ, karahi, and many other items. In contrast, Jalil Kabab House is a small eatery serving juicy beef kababs, pulao, and Chinese. At the same time, Tikka Corner, located in Phase 3, Hayatabad, is another popular option for fans of desi food.
Additionally, it takes a drive of 9 km to reach five more restaurants, situated in Wahidabad. These include:
- Islamia Restaurant, located opposite Islamia College, offers finger-licking lamb karahi, Charsi special mutton tikka, and mutton karahi. The restaurant boasts an exquisite interior with traditional woodwork and a comfortable atmosphere for families.
- Khyber Shinwari Tikka Shop is sited near University Road and famous for its delicious tender Mutton tikka and karahi.
- Embers Restaurant is quite an affordable option in the area, serving BBQ items, continental food, soups, and a variety of rice dishes.
- University Tikka Hut, pinned on Grand Trunk Road, serves everything from fast-food to desi cuisines.
- King Burger and Café, situated near Arbab Plaza, offers a range of street food items such as chicken burger, lassi, fresh juices, biryani, shawarma, and whatnot.
Other popular eateries near DHA, Peshawar are Sahar Gul Musafir Fish & BBQ Centre and Umerzai Restaurant & Juice Shop in Malakandher. At the same time, Mr Chef for You is operational on Nasir Bagh Road. All the restaurants can be reached within 13 minutes by road. Also, Larham Fish & BB. Q Inn is pinned near Phase 3 Chowk, only 8 km away from the society.
There are plenty of other restaurants functional in the vicinity of DHA, Peshawar. To name a few, U Café, Sher Gul Chappal Kebabs, and Pehlwan Tikka karahi are located in Canal Town. At the same time, Burger Bite Fast Food Restaurant and Burger Fire Fast Food Restaurant (Burgers & Pizza) can be found in Dhobi Ghat Gate Police Check Post near Islamia College Peshawar. Further, Koyla Lounge & Café in Wahidabad Rahat Abad is around 17 minutes' drive away, and Planet of The Vapes is approximately 10 km away in University Town.
Apart from this, for cakes, sweets, and other baked goodies, residents can reach quite many bakeries, such as Insaf Bakery and Sweets on Bade Zai Road, Askri 6 is roughly a couple of kilometres away from DHA, Peshawar. For sandwiches, tarts, pies, and other baked delicacies, you can go to Jans Bakers & Sweets, found on Jamrud Road, reachable within 19 minutes by road. Also, Cake Palace in University Town is 9 km away.
Likewise, Pak Bakers in University Town serves tasty meethais and cakes. At the same time, Jan's Deli on Circular Lane, Iqra Chowk, is a popular place in the area, featuring incredible frozen treats, spicy nachos, cakes, pastries, doughnuts, and savouries. Other bakeries near DHA, Peshawar are Shereen Mahal Bakers & Sweets, pinned on University Road, China Bakers & Sweets, present on N Canal Road, Shaheen Town, and Moti Mahal Sweets & Bakers in Phase 4, Hayatabad. All these bakeries are more or less 18 minutes' drive away from DHA, Peshawar.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
SPORTS FACILITIES AND FITNESS CENTRES IN AND NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
People who strictly follow a healthy lifestyle appreciate sports facilities and fitness centres near their residence. Thankfully, DHA, Peshawar will also host gyms and sports centres in the society, but for now, residents can reach Inzamam Ground, pinned in Zone 2 Nasir Bagh, in a drive of 10 minutes. It is quite a big ground where you can enjoy several outdoor games, including cricket, hockey, and football.
Additionally, GM Khattak Sports Complex and Sports Complex AUP in Professors Colony are sited roughly 20 minutes' drive away from the society. Both sports complexes arrange several championship programmes and tournaments for sports enthusiasts. Furthermore, Hayatabad Sports Complex is also present about 10 km away in Phase 3, Hayatabad. The sports complex was inaugurated in 1990 and went under multiple renovations after that.
Some other well-known sports clubs near DHA, Peshawar include Pirzada Cricket Ground, around 10 km away on Afzal Abad St, Qadir Abad, while Islamia Collegiate Cricket Ground on University Road is 15 minutes away. Also, the Football Ground in Phase 3, Hayatabad is around 10 km away, Sports Complex Cricket Stadium in Phase 3, Hayatabad is about 12 km away, and Abdara Sports Ground in Abdarra is nearly a 25-minute drive away.
Similarly, if you want to stick to a workout routine, a good number of gyms and fitness centres are spread across the area. For example, it takes around 10 minutes by car to reach Rock Fitness Gym and Mosafer football Ground, located near Warsak Dam Road. Some other gyms pinned in the vicinity of DHA, Peshawar, include Zalmi Fitness Gym, sited 10 minutes away in Shah Faisal Town, Kaihan Gym on Nasir Bagh Road, 13 minutes away, and Arena Gold Gym near Bab-e-Peshawar, a well-equipped gym, situated 15 minutes away.
PARKS IN AND NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
It is anticipated that each phase of DHA, Peshawar will have parks, jogging tracks, and different picnic spots where future residents can go and enjoy with their family and friends. However, the beautiful park in Sector A, DHA Peshawar, is almost complete, boasting a well-managed walking track and greenery.
Further, fitness enthusiasts can enjoy morning jog in the nearby park such as 4-D/1 Park, situated in Zone 4 Regi Model Town, reachable within 10 minutes by road, while Ladies Park on Durrani Street, Nasir Bagh is about 8 minutes' drive away. Both parks feature green patches where people can jog and play outdoor games.
Regi Model Town Central Park is another beautiful park, situated only 10 minutes' drive away in Regal Model Town. As per users' reviews on Google Maps, it is quite a fantastic park suitable for small picnics and lazy evening strolls. The well-maintained park also features clean walking tracks and neatly trimmed grass. Moreover, Ammar Shaheed Park in Askari 6 is pinned at the stretch of 4 km. The park comprises a 250 meters walking track and a small mosque. Besides, kids can enjoy basketball, football, and cricket, along with other sports activities here.
As for more choices, residents of DHA Peshawar can visit Tatara Park, situated in Phase 4, Hayatabad, reachable within 20 minutes by road. The park is adorned with flower-beds, greenery, cafeteria, and a mini amusement arcade that includes a Ferris wheel, train, electric cars, pirate boat, swings, and dodging cars. Also, the jogging track in the park is well-maintained and surrounded by green hedges.
Further, Phase 1, Hayatabad is home to Bagh-e-Naran, found only 10 km away from the society. Bagh-e-Naran is one of the most beautiful parks in the area, decorated with lush green grass, amazing lawns, and trees. The park also hosts a mini zoo, home to several rare animals such as deer, parrots, zebras, monkeys, peacocks, and ostriches. Furthermore, visitors can also enjoy full meals and snacks from the many restaurants operational near the park.
Some more parks are also present at the same distance, including Khattak Market Park and Phase-3 Ladies Park in Phase 3, Hayatabad. The first one is a well-organised park, while the latter is an amazing family park with a small zoo and recreational facilities for kids. Other parks near DHA, Peshawar include:
- Wazirs Park, located in Sector A1, Regal Model Town, is about 10 minutes away
- Phase 4 Park is in Phase 4, Hayatabad, is reachable within 20 minutes on foot
- Madina Ladies Park, located in Phase 3, Hayatabad, is 9 km away
- Public Park is pinned in Phase 2, about 11 km away from the society
SALONS AND SPAS NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
The development work of the society is progressing at a rapid pace, and people will soon find every imaginable facility in the immediate vicinity. That said, an abundance of beauty salons and spas are present near the community. Depilex Beauty Salon on Khyber Street, Shaheen Town, is about 15 minutes' drive away from the society. The beauty salon is a venture of Masarrat Misbah and has several branches spread across the country. The salon offers several training courses along with professional makeup services.
As for more salons, GlamBar Beauty Clinic, situated on Grand Trunk Road, is more or less 17 minutes' drive away. The salon offers many grooming and spa services under the guidance of a well-trained staff. Also, Cazibe Beauty Salon and Sofia Salon are more or less 7 km away in Shaheen Town and Canal Town, respectively. Moreover, Jugnu's (Beauty Salon) on Chinar Road is about 10 km away from the society. At the same time, Black Valvet Parlour and Raheela Salon Peshawar are more or less 20 minutes' drive away in University Town.
As for more options, the neighbouring societies also host some more salons, such as Allenora Annie's Signature Salon Peshawar, found on Chinar Road, which is roughly 20 minutes' drive away. As per the official Facebook page, the salon offers various hair treatments, cleansing, and professional bridal/party makeup services in a comfortable environment. Other beauty salons and spas near DHA, Peshawar are listed below:
- Lavish Studio is in Jahangir Abad Tahkal, and can be reached within 19 minutes' drive. The salon offers state-of-the-art beauty services such as hair styling & cutting, glow skin, waxing, and bridal makeup
- Hair & Skin Care Centre, Blossom's Bridal Salon Studio & Academy, Sunuba Hair & Skin Care Centre, and Dolli's Salon & Spa are operating on Abdara Road, University Town
- Glambar Salon Town on Bilour Chowk Road is around 11 km away
- Apex – Maria's Salon in Tahkal, is just 20 minutes' drive away from DHA, Peshawar
CINEMAS NEAR DHA, PESHAWAR
Moviegoers residing in DHA, Peshawar, can watch movies at Arena Cinema, situated about half an hour's drive away on Arbab Road, Peshawar Cantt, while Tasveer Mahal Cinema is approximately 18 km away on Hakeem Ullah Jan Road. Moreover, it takes a drive of at least 35 minutes to reach Arshid Cinema, and Sabrina Cinema found near PTCL Colony. In contrast, Shama Cinema is operational in Saeedabad Peshawar, about 17 km away from DHA, Peshawar.
Besides, Naz Cinema 3D is a newly built cinema, functioning 35 minutes' drive away on Hakeem Ullah Jan Road, Hashtnagri. It is probably the only cinema in the area that features 3D multiplexes, comfortable seating arrangements, and surround sound systems. Besides, the cinema also boasts exclusive gift vouchers, discounts, and access to VIP boxes to its registered members.
Shahi Bagh is located just an hour's drive away from the society. This is one of the most popular and the oldest parks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Shahi Bagh acts as the hub of political, social, and literary gatherings. This park is also famous for its national heritage site and history. Also, Arbab Niaz Stadium, the home ground of brilliant PSL team Peshawar Zalmi, is located just 23 km away from the community. Moreover, Peshawar International Airport is also located only 16 km away from DHA, Peshawar.
Further, Jamrud Fort is one of the most historical places in Peshawar, reachable within 25 minutes by road from DHA, Peshawar. The fort was constructed in 1934 and located in the outskirts of Bab-e-Khyber. The area is surrounded by some popular eateries, such as Khyber Shinwari Tikka, Afghan Restaurant, and Karkhanay Restaurant, to name a few. Besides, Bab-e-Khyber is one of the key landmarks that serves as the entrance point of KPK, located about 11 km away on Grand Trunk Road.
Also, Peshawar Zoo is another recreational facility about 20 minutes' drive away on Palosi Road, Qadir Abad. The zoo is considered one of the largest in the country, inaugurated in 2018 and managed by the Forests, Environment and Wildlife Department of the government of KPK. The zoo is home to a lion house, a bird aviary, a leopard house, along with several other rare species, including markhor, Sindh Ibex, black-shouldered kite, Himalayan vulture, red-necked wallaby, and rhesus macaque among others.
As far as residential projects are considered, many well-developed societies are scattered around DHA, Peshawar. For instance, Nasir Bagh, University Town, Hayatabad, Rahat Abad, Shaheen Town, Tahkal, and Zone 4 Regi Model Town are a few names in this regard.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The project is a real estate milestone in Peshawar and is expected to provide exceptional returns to investors. However, it is important to mention here that if you are unable to pay the property instalments, you will have to pay a fine for each instalment due.
DHA, Peshawar has also warned against some fake agents who are claiming to sell properties in the society as under-process files to investors. So, people looking for plots in the project should keep this in mind, and trust authorised dealers only.
Importance of DHA, Peshawar from major locations nearby
- Located at a prime location on Nasir Bagh Road
- Connected to some prominent societies like Hafiz Town, Yaseen Town, and Regi Model Colony
- Just 16 km away from Peshawar International Airport
- Khyber Pass is just an hour's drive away via National Highway