Mahodand Lake (Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa)

The Mahodand Lake is in the Hindukush Range at the height of 9,603 feet, in Upper Ushu Valley in Swat. It is a beautiful and large-sized lake surrounded by meadows, mountains, and pine forests. The main sources of its water are glaciers in the Hindukush Range. It is located at the distance of 40 km from Kalam, a hill station in Swat. You have to hire a jeep from kalam for Ushu Valley and the Mahodand Lake.

It is the best place for fishing and camping. After a 2 to 3 hours journey, fishing here will relax you, and eating trout within the cool atmosphere of lack with a broader view of the Mahodand Lake with series of pine trees and snow-covered peaks in the background, will be the memorable days of one's life.

Mahodand Lake Map

Mahodand Lake Photo Gallery

Bluish and cool water of Mahudand Lake

Mahudand Lake has a unique lovely beauty due to its bluish and cool water with the shining waves under the sun, and with the shadows of pine trees around it. You can enjoy the dancing clouds over there coming from one side and moving to other, and filters rays of sun through clouds and their patches become another attraction for tourists. You can also enjoy the coolness of the water of the lake, as it is directly coming from the nearby glaciers and mountain tops.

Camping at Mahudand Lake

Night stay near Mahudand Lake becomes a memorable event of your life under the sky with thousands of stars and the cold temperature of the lake. For this purpose, tourists can have the facility of camping there. These may be hired from the locals otherwise, they can have their own camp at their favorite location near the Mahudand Lake.

Boating at Mahudand Lake

Tourists, visiting Mahudand Lake, can also enjoy the boating there in the bluish water and enjoy the real rhythm of the cool breeze coming from the snow-capped mountains around it.

Pine Forest behind Mahudand Lake

Area around Mahudand Lake covers with dense pine forest, which makes the beauty of its landscape more attractive and fascinating. Behind the Mahudand Lake, layers of pine trees with snow-covered mountains and shadows of clouds attract a number of tourists around the World.