Creation of this tourist accommodation facility at Panakot, 5 kilometers from Dir was taken up in view of the fact that intending travelers from Rawalpindi and Peshawar to Chitral had been facing great inconvenience for a night stay. Panakot is located at the foot hill of Lawari Top.
PTDC’s motel has well furnished rooms, other allied facilities include Restaurant, lounge, telephone, Satellite TV, laundry and rent-a-jeep. The Motel is ideal to break journey for an over night stay if you are traveling between Chitral-Islamabad/Peshawar.
Panakot is linked with Islamabad by road and traveling time is about 7 hours.