MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

Frequently Asked Questions About Swat Valley Pakistan

What are the specialties of Swat?

 Swat is also known for its majestic mountains that lie between the foothills of the Hindu Kush, where you can hike, trek, walk and even meditate. The Swat Valley, located on the southern edge of the region, reaches a height of more than 600 meters and rises rapidly to the north.

 

Why is the Swat Valley called Switzerland?

The Swat Valley is known for its natural wonders, which include diverse landscapes and natural wildlife. Swat has many stunning landscapes, dense forests, and impressive mountains. some of the famous places to visit in Swat are:

  • Kalam,
  • Mahodand Lake,
  • Malam Jabba,
  • Takht-i-Bahi,
  • Saidu Sharif,
  • White Palace,
  • Ushu Forest,
  • Mingora,
  • Buddha Stupas

What is the Swat Valley in Pakistan? 

Swat District is a district in Malakand Province, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. According to the 2017 National Census, Swat has a population of 2,309,570 and is the 15th largest district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

What is the largest valley in the Swat Valley?

Kalam is the largest valley of Swat. It becomes one of the favorite places for tourists. Kalam is a hub of many ravishing waterfalls and streams. However, it is the best place for hiking. The famous places to visit in Kalam valley are Kundol lake, Mahudand lake, Gabriel, Utror, and many more.

What is the best month to go to Swat?

Swat can be visited all year round, but October to November is the best time to visit based on ideal weather conditions, travel costs, and avoiding peak holidays. In summer, temperatures tend to peak around 14°C (57°C).

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

 Which city in Swat is famous for its apples?

Gwalerai of Swat is the most famous are for its apples.  Just 38 km from Mingora, the central city of the Swat region, Gwalerai is one of the few towns that produces 18 varieties of apples, thanks to its mild summer climate. The apples produced here are very popular and are in great demand not only in Pakistan but all over the world.

Are the Taliban still in Swat?

No, there is no Taliban in Swat Valley now. With the endless efforts of the Armed forces in Pakistan, the safety situation is under control. There is peace in the whole valley and tourists can enjoy the mesmerizing valley freely.

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

When did Swat become part of Pakistan?

October 14, 1969. In 1926 the United Kingdom recognized this ruler and country as a princely state. After Pakistan became independent in 1947, the ruler joined the state of Pakistan, retaining a great deal of autonomy. In 1966, Governor Swat received a 15-gun salute. The state was subsequently abolished in 1969 as the Swat Liberation Movement opposed the authoritarian rule. As a result, the state was incorporated into what is today Pakistan.

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What denies the Taliban in the Swat Valley?

Uzmagur, a local teacher in Swat, told the Anadolu news agency that Taliban militants prevented girls from receiving education and did not allow female teachers to go to school. Two students dared to speak out for girls’ education on 2012 May 4, 2019

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

How much tehsil does Swat have?

There is total of seven tehsils in Swat Valley.  Here are the names of the seven tehsil of Swat:

  1. Babuzai Tehsil. 
  2. Barikot Tehsil.
  3. Bahrain Tehsil.
  4. Charbagh Tehsil.
  5. Kabal Tehsil.
  6. Khwaza Khela Tehsil.
  7. Matta Tehsil.

How to become a Swat?

By car If you are heading to Swat, you can take the Mardan flyover from Islamabad. After traveling for about an hour and a half, you can take the Malakand Pass, then Batkhela and Chakdara, which will finally take you to Mingora in the Swat Valley.

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

What are you wearing in SWAT?

You can travel in Swat using local transport or your own. It is recommended to wear light cotton clothes in summer and thicker or woolen clothes in winter. All women and most men wear a casual Shalwar suit in public. Women should wear some form of hijab and dress modestly.

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Is there snow in Swat?

The average snowfall days in the Swat Valley range from 15 to 30 days. However, the plateau peaks and mountains see about 100 days of snowfall. Some of the peak mountains in the Upper Swat region are covered with snow all year round, 365 days a year.

MOST ASKED QUESTION ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

Is it safe to go to Swat Valley in December?

Swat weather in December: Swat’s winter bells ring in December with a minimum temperature of 32°C. The weather was cool, but the humidity made it more bearable and enjoyable. The evening can be spent outdoors. In the mornings and evenings, he prefers to stay in hotels and enjoy the cooler weather.

MOST ASKED QUESTION ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

MOST ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SWAT VALLEY

Saba Ghani
Saba Ghani

Since 2017, Saba Ghani has been the chief content writer for Pakistan Tour and Travel & EMHI Solutions. You can catch her at sabaghani80@gmail.com or Twitter

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