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Bahria Town Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad – Which One Is Best For Living?

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Bahria Town is built up across certain prominent cities in Pakistan, Lahore and Rawalpindi being the most developed ones.

If you are considering to shift to another city for any purpose, or you are looking forward to settling down in Pakistan from abroad, then it is a wise decision to choose Bahria Town.

Soon, you will also be able to get to see Karachi Bahria Town as a complete project, as currently it is under the final stages of completion. Bahria Town is a homely community acknowledged for providing a luxurious lifestyle to the people living in it.

Today, we will be giving you a detailed outlook on Bahria Town in Lahore, Karachi, and Rawalpindi regarding the amenities and property trends present and how they vary with one another.


Bahria Town was first established in the capital city of Pakistan, Islamabad, in the late nineties, extending to the south of the Grand Trunk Road. Bahria Town Islamabad, a highly innovative and luxurious project, was later extended to nine phases in total in the previous decade.

With the establishment of Bahria Town Islamabad, it stole the show and became one of the most popular places for property investment. It is one of the most sought-after locations in the localities of the city as evident from the sales trends until May of this year.

Out of the whole town, areas such as B-17, G-13, and D-12 are the prime locations when it comes to property purchasing as shown by a popularity index available on the internet.


Bahria Town Lahore was established in the mid-2000s with similar standards and patterns to its predecessor project. Bahria Town Lahore enjoys a highly luxurious and well-developed infrastructure, making it an admirable place to live in. Bahria Town comes under the top five locations in the city to purchase property according to the purchasing trends of May 2019.

However, if you must compare Bahria Town Lahore and Bahria Town Islamabad in terms of property purchase, you will have to consider the locations and the values of properties in the two cities.

Bahria Town Lahore has a lot of sectors and phases. However, sectors C, E, and F are one of the most highlighted sectors in the town, and people are heavily investing property wise in these areas.


Bahria Town Karachi is the most recent project which is under final stages of completion and one of the most current real estate developments in the biggest city of Pakistan. Being in the prime locations of the country, it has been gaining rapid popularity currently. Many investors have been buying properties after seeing its immense potential in the future. According to stats, it is a location in the city with one of the highest investing traffic from investors.

The almost finished project encompasses a wide area of over 44,000 acres, which makes it one of the biggest housing schemes in the country.

Property buying trends shows that Precinct 12 out of many other precincts along with the Bahria Paradise and Bahria Sports City are one of the most sought-after locations in Bahria Town Karachi.


Bahria Town Islamabad is in an idyllic area as it is adjacent to other prime places of Islamabad like PWD Housing Society, DHA Valley, and DHA Phase III. You can enter the central metropolitan area through a drive of only 34 minutes from the town. It is recommended that you take the Islamabad Expressway to reach that destination.

Whereas, Bahria Town Lahore connects with well-known neighborhoods such as Wapda Town and Valencia. One of the best features about Bahria Town Lahore are the routes that are adjacent to it, Canal Road and Defence Road makes travel easier for its residents.

A half an hour drive from Bahria Town Lahore will take you to the central city if you opt the main Canal Road. It takes 45 minutes to reach the Allama Iqbal International Airport from Bahria Lahore.

Bahria Town Karachi enjoys a grand entrance on the M9 Karachi-Hyderabad motorway, making it a mega real estate development in the city. It will take you 40 minutes to drive to the central city from Bahria Karachi through the M9 motorway.


While comparing the three, we acknowledge that these projects are high-edge localities sharing similar housing facilities as discussed below.

When making the comparison of Bahria Town Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi, we observe that all of these projects are upscale communities that share, more or less, the same housing facilities, as we shall discuss below.

Bahria Town Islamabad has state-of-the-art security system which is continuously under monitoring by security vehicles and CCTV cameras. Residents have access to a central

Masjid and other facilities. Prominent schools like Roots Millennium are also located within Bahria Town Islamabad.

Moreover, you will find Green Valley hypermarket and Punjab Cash n’ Carry, which are one of the most popular places for shopping in the city. Bahria Town Islamabad has Mumtaz Medical Center with an attached hospital.

Being a hi-fi community, Bahria Town Lahore offers exceptional facilities to its residents. With an attractive infrastructure, it captivates the eyes of every individual that happens to visit the place.

It has all facilities ranging from mosques to cinemas, giving itself the status of a mini-city within a city. Bahria Town Lahore has its educational institutes and hospital, named as Bahria Town School, College, and Bahria International Hospital respectively.

The newly-built Bahria Town Karachi also offers an immensely luxurious lifestyle to its residents. Based on 44,000 acres, this place contains many parks open for public, mosques and educational institutes, Roots Millennium School and Bahria School being one of them.

In Precinct 2, Shopping Gallery is a grand shopping center especially built for its residents. Bahria Town Karachi has Bahria International Hospital that comes with cutting-edge medical equipment and facilities.


With the development of Bahria Town projects in Pakistan, many tourists have been willing to visit the outstanding parks, cinemas, monuments, mosques, and shopping centers it has to offer.

In Bahria Town Islamabad, you can find Bahria Town Zoo, Ibn-e-Batuta par for amusement and the Eye View Park worth visiting often.

The magnificent replica of Eiffel Tower in Bahria Town Lahore is just the start of the fantastic tourist attractions present in the town. The Grand Jamia Masjid is a work of art by one of the ablest architects of Pakistan that people often visit. The cinema offers a luxurious experience to movie lovers, and you can also visit the zoological garden in the community if you are looking for a beautiful place under the sky to spend a day with your family.

Bahria Town Karachi is still under some phases of the final construction. However, you can find a lot of already developed projects. For instance, Danzo is a fantastic place to visit with your family as it is a place featuring one of the most amazing wildlife species that you will not usually find in other zoological parks.

Moreover, the Rafi Cricket Stadium is going to be the most highlighted attraction for not only its residents but for the citizens of Pakistan all over soon. Jamia mosque is going to

be the world’s third-largest masjid and henceforth a place of tourist attraction all over the world.


Now that you have an idea of all the facilities and approach comparisons among the three, we will be now moving forward to compare property options of the Bahria Town projects in the three cities.

Although living in Bahria Town seems super expensive, you can still find low-cost properties if you dive in a bit deeper and are planning to invest in Bahria Town. We will tell you how:


If you are planning to rent a 10 Marla house in Bahria Town Islamabad, then you will have to spend approximately 30,000 to 1.5 Lac Pakistani Rupees a month. The monthly rent for a one Kanal house in the town would cost you around 50,000 to 3 lacs Pakistani Rupees a month.

If you are looking to rent a house in Bahria Town Lahore, then you will have to be paying somewhere between 30,000 to 1.5 lacs Pakistani rupees for a 10 Marla bungalow and 45,000 to 1.5 lacs for a one Kanal residential unit.

To rent a 125 square yards residential unit in Bahria Town Karachi, you will have to pay around 22,000 to 40,000 Pakistani Rupees every month. However, a 200 square yard residential unit there will cost you a monthly expenditure between 25,000 to 80,000 Pakistani rupees.


Property investment opportunities are quite affordable in Bahria Town Islamabad. You can invest in a 10 Marla house for sale by paying somewhere around 2.5 lacs to 4.6 crores in Pakistani currency. Similarly, a one Kanal residential unit will cost you between 1.9 crores to 7 crores in Pakistani currency.

Investing in a property in Bahria Town Lahore is also a good option. For instance, you can get a 10 Marla unit by paying somewhere between 1.5 crore to 3 crores in Pakistani currency. A one Kanal house will cost you between 2.8 crores to 5.6 crores PKR.

At the current time, residential properties open for an investment offer the best value in Bahria Town Karachi. You can buy a 125 square yards residential unit for around 41 Lac Pakistani Rupees to 1.5 crore Pakistani rupees. Moreover, getting a 250 square yards house for sale will cost you between PKR 1.05 crore to PKR 3.2 crore.


Whatever might be the city, Bahria Town provides some of the most luxurious facilities to its residents. The remarkable locations make it an even more attractive place to live in and a perfect location to invest your money in given its potential.