Swat Valley of Waterfalls

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Swat Valley of Waterfalls (Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa)


The lush-green and bow-shpaed valley of Swat in the Hindukash Range, with its shining waterfalls and singing river Swat and its tributories, and fruit-laden orchards, and gardens with stack of colorful flowers, is an ideal for holiday-makers loving for a relaxation after their busy lives.

Swat is situated at the distance of 257 km from Rawalpindi via Nowshera-Mardan and Malakand Pass and at the distance of 177 km from Peshawar. Travelling through Malakand Pass is very interesting journey crossing the heights of the Malakand dry mountains with sharp road turns. At the end of this Pass, one can view the wast view of valley with its green fields and gardents.

Swat has a rich historical past, especially considered as center of Buddhism. There are number of sites in Swat where design carving on the mountain rocks show the Buddhism in this valley.

Swat is situated at the alititude of 976 meters with an area of an area of 10,260 sq. kms. Swat valley, little bit flat, is divided into two parts by River Swat in the center from the Mahudond Lake. One can enjoy the roaring sounds of River Swat flowing along the road with falling waterfalls on the both sides.

Kalam is the most attractive place in the Swat valley where the broader view of Swat River is available with cold breeze comming from Ushu and Utrot glaciers, and the height peak in this valley Mt. Faleksher can be seen from here. Other most important places in Swat are Bahrain, Mohudond lake, Saidu Sharif, Mallam Jabba, and Miandam.

Swat Map

Main Locations in Swat Valley of Waterfalls

Kalam valley

Kalam valley

Kalam, a cool and pleasant hill station in Hindu Kush Range, is located at the distance of 350 km from Islamabad via Mardan and Malakand on the bank of the Swat River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is a lush green valley with thick pine forest, meadows...

Mahodand Lake

Mahodand Lake

The Mahodand Lake is in the Hindu Kush Range at the height of 9,603 feet, in Upper Ushu Valley in Swat. It is beautiful and large sized lake surrounded by the meadows, mountains and pine forests. The main sources of its water are glaciers on Hindu...

Malam Jabba

Malam Jabba

Malam Jabba is a very charming hill station in the Hindu Kush Range at the distance of 40 km from Saidu Sharif in Swat Valley. It is the only ski resort in Pakistan. It is equipped with various facilities including ice-skating, roller, chair lift,...

Miandam

Miandam

Miandam is a lush green hill station located in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, in Hindu Kush Range at an elevation of 5,900 feet. It is located at the distance of 56 km from Saidu Sharif, Swat. The main road along the Swat River, branches off...

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The Swat River

The Swat River

The Swat River is the main river in Swat Valley, which is formed after merger of two rivers the Ushu River and the Gabral River in Kalam. The Swat...

Swat Lush Green Valley

Swat Lush Green Valley

Swat is a lush green valley in Hindukush Range, with full of fruit orchards of plum, peach, etc. Valley has a vast plain area along the Swat River,...

BEHRAIN SWAT

BEHRAIN SWAT

BEHRAIN is a hill station located in SWAT district of KPK. 60 km North of Mingora at an elevation of 4700 ft on the right bank of Swat River. It is...