Swat is a valley and an administrative district in the KyberPuktunkhwa province of Pakistan.Swat is celebrated throughout the world as the holy land of Buddhist learning and piety. Swat acquired fame as a place of Buddhist pilgrimage. It is said that the Swat was filled with fourteen hundred imposing and beautiful stupas and monasteries,it has a rich historical past too.
Swat, the Switzerland of East attracts tourists from all over the world due to its enthralling beauty and breathtaking views.Here are top places in the valley you don’t risk to miss out.
This famous Hill station is one of the most famous tourist attraction in Swat valley and is home to the largest ski resort in Pakistan.People love to visit this place as it is surrounded by thick Alpine forests and fresh water streams, every inch of this beautiful place has a glamour of its own.
It is named Bahrain due to its location at the confluence of the Daral and Swat rivers. It is known for its riverside tourist resorts, local handicrafts, and its view of the merging of the Daral and Swat Rivers. It also serves as a base camp for the trail that leads to the Daral and Saidgai lakes.
Mahodand lake means ‘Lake of fishes’. Visitors fish and camp at the lake.The serene and magnificent view of the lake will make you fall in love with it.
Kalam is surrounded by lush green hills, thick forests and bestowed with mesmeric lakes, meadows and waterfalls which are worthseeing features of the landscape.It is a best place for camping.People visit this place to escape from the scorching heat of summers.
Kundol Lake lies in the lap of HinduKush.There is a well-known story about the lake which is that every night in a month, a golden bowl appears in the center of the lake and glistens like moon but no one has ever touched that bowl due to magical powers inside it.It is also one of the appealing lake of Swat valley.
One of the beautiful place of swat valley is Jorogo waterfall.It was recently discovered waterfall and a new tourist attraction.It has adventurous hiking tracks.
Fizaghat is a renowned place of Swat valley with beautiful sights.It is a hill station on the river bank of Swat and is famous for Fizaghat park which offers mesmerizing views of river Swat and the glorious mountain range across the river.
Saifullah is a lake in kalam.It is also a major tourist attraction in Swat.The magnificent view attracts people to sink into the mesmerizing sights.
From towering snow peaks to lush green meadows and to breathtaking view Swat has a stunning sight to behold.So pack your bags and travel to swat this summers.And dont get worried of food as it is mentioned in another article.