During British rule Nathia Gali, its a part of Abbottabad tehsil of Hazara District, served as the summer head-quarters of the Chief Commissioner.
The town along with Dunga Gali constituted a notified area under the Punjab Municipalities Act, 1891.
In 1930, a pipeline was laid to supply water to Murree, Pakistan’s most attractive and beautiful hill station. This track follows the pipeline from Donga Gali to Ayubia, (Ayubia Chairlift) a distance of 4 kilometers. This track is most beautiful natural track in Asia. The Union Council of Nathiagali is divided into Donga Gali, Bagan, Jhansa, Keri Sarafali, Keri Raiki, Lassan, Malach, Nathiagali and Pasala.
Nathiagali serves as the best and beautiful holiday resort for Pakistani families. Most of these families have been frequenting vissited and stay in summer season in Galliyat for long decades.