Tourist Recreational Activities At Bir Gali, District Swabi
This site has attraction for the local tourists on weekends and people visit the site to enjoy the lush green surroundings. It is mountainous terrain with thickly vegetated hills of low altitude at about 5300 feet above the sea level. Mahaban hill being the most attractive spot in the area.
The project area is one of the scenic locations in the province which is thronged by the local populace during weekends and vacations. It is strategically located near the Swabi, Mardan and Haripur districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Domestic tourists visit its cool and serene valleys during sizzling summer season and also winter season. It is 2 hours drive from Peshawar and Islamabad.
The scope of project includes construction of restaurants, hotels, children & family parks, food huts, hiking & tracking activities and picnic spots.
The cost of all facilities for an adventure theme park will amount to Rs. 600 million. The total expected Income amounts to Rs. 97.00 million per annum. Commercially it has the strength to generate adequate revenues which can meet its investment costs in approximately six years period. The pre-feasibility of the proposed project has already been conducted.
In investment perspective, the proposed project will offer profitable returns in six years to the investors. All facilities provided will be a major source of generation of funds. Skilled and semi-skilled labour and construction material is available in the area. Basic utilities like water, electricity, telephone and road network are accessible. The investor can modify the scope of work with prior approval of the provincial government.
The project provides an opportunity for the donor agencies / investors for investment and to recoup the capital investment with profit. It can be executed through BOT or any mean mutually agreed by the provincial government and the investor. The project is open for all the state-owned, state-supported and private entities.
The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will facilitate investors for interaction with relevant agencies and is committed to be the partner with investor by providing all basic facilities in execution of the project. It will provide all legal and technical assistance to the investors. The government will provide assurance of money security. Moreover, the investors friendly security situation prevails in the province.