Serena Hotel’s Annual Hike Draws Adventure Enthusiasts

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DNA

ISLAMABAD: Serena hosted its annual Adventure Hike on the Margalla Hills on Saturday morning featuring a large number of adventure and trekking enthusiasts from the city.

The activity was organized by Serena Hotels under the banner of Adventure Diplomacy community initiative that aims to encourage human engagement with nature in ways that test physical prowess, endurance and commitment.

Beginning at Trail 4, the trekkers traversed the Dhok Jeevan Trail of the Margalla Hills National Park and were treated at the culmination to with a sumptuous breakfast at a scenic picnic spot overlooking the Talhar Valley.

Members of the Diplomatic Community, Government, Armed Forces, Corporate Sector and civil society of Serena participated in the hike in pristine autumn conditions. The embassies and missions of Austria, Czech Republic, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Yemen, and Maldives were represented.

The chief guest was travel and adventure enthusiast, broadcast journalist, filmmaker and writer Wajahat S Malik, who appreciated the mission of Serena Hotels to provide opportunities for nature lovers to come together for vigorous exercise and share experiences with like-minded individuals.

Under the Adventure Diplomacy banner, Serena Hotels regularly sponsors a number of adventure sports including high altitude marathons, jeep rallies, skiing and mountaineering activities.