10 most beautiful Mountain Passes in khyber-pakhtoonkhwa Pakistan

Babusar Pass

Babusar Pass

Babusar Pass, a highest mountain pass in Kaghan Valley, is located at the distance of 66 km from Naran. It is very cold even in the summer. It connects Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with Chilas, Gilgit Baltistan on Korakuram Hightway

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Malakand

Malakand

Malakand is located at a distance of 86 km from Peshawar via Mardan on Malankand-Mardan Road. It has very important strategic location as a gateway to Bajaur, Swat, Bunair, and Lower Dir. It is surrounded by barren mountains, where Malakand Pass connects Mardan to Swat and Dir near Dargai.

The Swat River is one of the main river in this district which flows from Swat and falsl into the Kabul River. There is not much rain in Malakand, so irrigation is performed by using water from the Swat River and local streams.

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Baltistan View from Babusar Pass

Baltistan View from Babusar Pass

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Passage leading to Saif ul Maluk Lake

Passage leading to Saif ul Maluk Lake

Saif-ul-Maluk trek starts from Naran from the bridge over Saif-ul-Maluk Nalah near PDTC Hotel. It takes 45 minutes by jeep or 2 hours by trekking. Trekking on this trek is real adventure of life. It has full of scenic views of green pines with signing streams. At beginning, it is rather easy but after have of the trek, it becomes more steep and difficult. There is a huge glacier on the way to Saif-ul-Maluk, but after the month of August, there are only chucks of glacier on the foot of mountains.

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