Swat Valley Introduction

Swat Valley Tours Introductions

Swat Valley Introductions

The Swat is district in KPK (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) Pakistan.The beautiful valley of Swat, popularly known as the Switzerland of the East is holiday-makers delight and a hallmark of magnificent scenic beauty and rich historical past. Moreover, With its roaring rivers, waterfalls, meandering streams, glacier fed lakes, pine forests, alpine meadows, snow covered peaks of Mankial and Flakshair, fruit laden orchards, lush green fields, flower filled mountain slopes and above all the friendly Swati people who are famous for their traditional hospitality. Furthermore, Swat Valley Tours is without doubt one of the most beautiful tourist destination in the northern valleys of Pakistan. 

Kalam is a cool heaven for tourists which is locates at distance of 99 km from Mingora in the northern upper reaches of swat valley along the bank of Swat River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Most Noteworthy, Kalam accompanies by lush green hills, thick forests and bestowed with mesmeric lakes, meadows and waterfalls which are worth seen features of the landscape. Furthermore, It is the birthplace of Swat River which forms with confluence of two major tributaries of Gabral River and Usho river. In addition, there are a lot of grand hotels in Kalam, where one can stay for night and enjoy the cool breeze of Swat River.  Lastly, Climate over there is mild and generally warm temperature. The average temperature over there would be 13C. 

Tourist spot in Kalam

Swat Valley, especially lower Swat, is a year-round tourist destination. However the main tourist season for Swat begins in spring and lasts till autumn (April to October). April to May is the best time to visit Swat, when the fresh green grass carpet covers the slopes. June to August is the period when most domestic tourists from the hot plains of Punjab and Sindh escape the scorching summer heat and find refuge in the cool areas of Upper Swat. October-November is the fall season when yellow and golden are the most dominating colors on the backdrop of a clear blue sky. December-March are the winter months; the road beyond Bahrain is snowbound during this time.

There are many beautiful and worth watching places. 

Usho and Matiltan

Usho is a hill station in the north east of Kalam valley. It is accessible through a non-metalled road from Kalam by jeeps only. Matiltan is a picturesque spot comes after Usho and located at about 11 km away from Kalam. It is famous for huge glaciers, thick forests and lofty mountain peaks. The tallest peak of Falak Sair mountain can be seen from here clearly.

Utror is also hill station is another scenic place in Kalam valley.It is one of the beautiful valley in the region, surrounded by snow clad mountains and beautiful Kundol Lake of the area is worth seen.


Gabral is a charming hill station, comes at a distance of 20 km away from Kalam. It is famous for brown swati trout fish, thick lush green forests, medicinal springs, lofty snow clad peaks and beautiful lakes, among them Shahi Bagh lake located to north west of Sazgul region at about three hours of trekking is worth seeing. In the end of this blog it is concluded that swat is worth watching place to visit. Tourist love to visit Kalam valley because of its beautiful scenery, hiking, fishing, roam around. Security and safety in swat is satisfactory for the visitors. One must visit the green lush places to adore the beauties of Pakistan.


Ejaz hussain is CEO of Pakistan tour and travel operating in Northern areas of pakistan offering honeymoon Packages from Pakistan in affordable rates with good quality services.

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