One of the most mesmerizing and prominent spots of Swat is the Kalam Valley which is located at the distance of 99 km away from the Swat Valley. The river of Swat encompasses the whole valley along with the richly green hills. The Kalam Valley is known as the most visited tourist spot and people from all over Pakistan and even abroad come here throughout the year. Some of the notable places to visit within Kalam areMatiltan, UshioUsho, Utror, and Gabral, each has its significance.
Next on the list is the Kumrat Valley, which is almost 9 hours’ drive from the capital city Islamabad and one hour drive from Swat. Kumrat Valley falls in the Upper Dir District, just opposite to the Gabral presenting the fascinating scenery around. Moreover, streams and waterfalls are abundant here. If you are adventure loving person then this spot is an ideal location for base camping but if you are not comfortable with camping then there are some resorts and hotel after 3 hours trekking down the town. Every night in Kumrat Valley welcomes the tourists with an enchanting view of the sky and one cannot skip even a second while gazing it for long. If you have been stressed out due to the office routine and want a relaxation therapy, plan to visit this serene spot. Do Kala Chashma Lake, Jahaz Banda, Jandrai, trek to Katora Lake, Kalkot Banda, Badagoi Pass are some of the most visited places of Kumrat.
Bahrain is another riverside hill station. This region has been named as Bahrain because it is the point where two different rivers meet. It is a busy area with a good number of tourists visiting it all around the year. There are several hotels for the tourists so there is no problem regarding stay. One can enjoy the charm of the night and the cool breeze of Daral and Swat Rivers. Moreover, it also serves as a base camp for the trail leading to the Daral&Saidgai lakes.
Mahudand Lake is one of the most fascinating and must-visit places of Swat. It is located in Usho Valley of Kalam. The gigantic Hindu Kush peaks present a complete backdrop with green meadows for camping. The best time to visit the lake is of midsummer as it turns frozen in winter and the tourists may face trouble due to road blockage.
Malam Jabba is an exclusive ski resort in Pakistan which is located at the distance of 314 Km away from Islamabad and 51 km from Saidu Sharif Airport. It is known as the most famous hill station of Swat Valley alongside Hindu Kush Mountain Range. Moreover, the road to MalamJabba is beautifully constructed into curves and the adventure lovers visit the spot to enjoy skiing on a thick snowy carpet. It is considered as a classic place to enhance the tourism business in Pakistan and offers all sorts of facilities for winter sporting.
Fizaghat Park is the favourite tourist point where you can enjoy a variety of scrumptious traditional food along with the pleasant climate. It is located in the town of Mingora, almost 3.6 Km away. The gushing water of Swat River with and the cool serene breeze makes this visit like a dream come true experience.
The best time to visit Swat is between June to mid-october.
In recent years, many travelers visiting Swat have come from Islamabad , Lahore and Karachi. To reach Swat from Islamabad , Lahore and Karachi, travelers from Lahore and Karachi must first arrive in Islamabad.It takes 7 to 8 hours to reach Swat from Islamabad.
Pakistan Travel Diaries offers Swat Package Tours from Islamabad, Swat Tour Package from Karachi and also Swat Tour Package from Lahore. Travel cost varies with different packages.
Yeah, our cancelation policy pays you. If you cancel the tour, the size of the refund will depend on it. We provide a cancelation policy for all tours, if you want to make sure you return your money. Please contact us if it was not given to you!
If you’re up to 15 minutes late, the guide will usually wait for you and begin the tour as planned.
When you’re more than half an hour late, it does not make sense to continue the tour as scheduled. We would probably recommend that you try to rearrange the tour or cancel it in certain cases only. If the lateness or cancelation of your account is not within your authority, we will clearly review your case and see whether we can provide any partial reimbursement.
We demand payment at the time of reservation for a tour. This is the only assurance that you will obtain the tour you have booked.
The tour can also be paid in cash at the beginning of the tour. But here, at least, you may visit our online cancelation policy. You are free of cancelation costs with this scheme. No Question asked. No additional payment is required.
We need an advance payment for complicated tours when you agree to our schedule and terms and conditions. Depending on the tour, the advance payment can vary from 10 to 100 percent.
Cash deposit in office is the quickest way but you can also deposit though Jazz Cash or bank account. You get payment access once you register.
We can configure the tour at any time of the day potentially. We decided to reduce our booking system’s complexity. If you are going to start in the comments section of your booking form or if you would like to contact us by email , please inform us. In general, we are glad to start from 8 am until 8 pm at any time of the day but depends on availability.
We focus on the opening times of the places we are visiting for some tours. In this scenario, we will tell you whether or not the time you propose is feasible.
Of course, tour which includes PTD nightlife can start a little later than normal.
Private guided tours are our main Pakistan tour schedules. We assume they have the most genuine experience. You will discover Pakistan’s journey every day, as local people see the region. We can offer cars to private tours.
We have the best accommodation near Naran are Hotel Royal Saeed & Hotel Arcadian.
In case of land sliding, we will choose an alternative path to reach our destination OR in case of no alternative path we will stay at safe alternative destination for the time being
While planning you trip, make a list of clothes to carry while travelling to northern areas. This list should include a sweeter, a warm jacket, a pair of boots, a woolen cap, a pair of gloves, warm socks and trouser.
Yes! We are offering special discount (50 % off) to the children under 8 Years of age.
Our hotels are located both in bazaar as well from walking distance to bazaar. All depends on your preference at the time of selection of tour package.
We will provide first medical aid for free at the spot and in case of admission in hospital our company will not be responsible for any kind of medical charges.
In case of language barrier like English, our guides speak English well and they are mostly local. They will let you know the places history in good way.
Most of the hotels have both American or Indian washroom facilities on customer’s demand.
No, hotels does not provide lift service in their hotels.
Our pick up and drop points are the same which is Lahore, Islamabad Bus Terminal, and on Motorway interchange near to customer.
No! fast food is not easily available at every tourism point except hunza vally.
Yes you need to carry your extensions with you. Mostly extensions are available at hotels but not necessarily at all places.
We prefer you to take minimum luggage because you can enjoy your tour without any problem.
You can wear dress as per your wish and culture but recommend is shirts and jeans because they are comfortable while trekking to the mountain.
Keep some of the most important with you in your hand bags that can be come under use at any time like shawl, medicine, or any other gadgets
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