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Swat Valley

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Swat Valley

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Travel Warning WARNING: Due to the ongoing military operation since August 2007, foreigners should steer clear of this area (even Pakistanis are doing so). There is a checkpoint at Chakdara where the road to Dir and Swat split that you will probably be stopped at, if you even get that far.

Swat Valley is in the North-West Frontier Province in Pakistan.



Other destinations

  • Kalam - A paradise on earth. It's also upper Swat when going upwards from Bahrin a sweet cool air welcomes you. Forget all your worries of fast forwarding. Kalam is more intoxicating. Many poets say "Kalam is a bowl full of bear." Kalam has two beautiful vallies like Gabral and Ushu Valley. Ushu Valley has famous Mahodand Lake and on the Gabral side are two famous lakes Kharkhari, Dhamaka and most beautiful Kandol Lake.


This Valley is just like a paradise on earth. A very beautiful and calm valley in northern part of Pakistan. Nature's beauty can be experienced.


Local language is Pushto but Urdu and English easily understand as a communication language. People are very nice and humble. They always take care of you and with utmost commitment.

Get in

Most of the tourist who visit Swat first arrive at the historical city of Peshawar, the capital of N.W.F.P Province. Peshawar has an International Airport which is served by many international airlines like Emirates, Qatar Airways, Etihad and Gulf Airlines in addition to the national flag carrier PIA. From Peshawar, you can take an onward flight of PIA to take you to Saidu Airport. Saidu Sharif is the Capital of Swat. You can also drive to Swat by hiring a car from the Local Rent A Car Services. The cheapest way to reach Swat is using public transport which is easily available. All of them leave from the main bus stand at Peshawar.

Get around




  • Malam Jabba Ski resort


Trout fish is very famous, there are lots of good hotels in Swat, where there is lots of good and delicious foods at very reasonable price.


Green tea is a very famous drink of Swat.

Stay safe

Get out

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