About Swat Valley

Swat Valley is a beautiful region located in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Until 1969 Swat Valley remained an affluent independent self-governing state called “the Yusafzai State of Swat” before it became a part of Pakistan. At about 247 Km (153 Miles) distance from the capital city Islamabad in Pakistan, it is situated in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountain range and is known for its stunning natural beauty, including lush green valleys, crystal-clear streams, and snow-capped mountains. Swat Valley is famous for its natural wonders that include its breathtaking diverse landscape and natural wildlife. Swat has numerous scenic countrysides, lush forests, and impressive high peak mountains. This all provides a suitable natural habitat for wildlife as well as attracts tourists. Other popular features of swat are; its spectacular freshwater lakes, rivers, springs, waterfalls, and it’s pleasant weather. This all collectively makes it a safe haven for tourism in Pakistan. Tourist activities in summer and winter are also well-known features of swat. Swat in summer is popular for hiking, trekking, camping, ziplining, chairlift/cable car riding, general holiday making, and honeymoon trips. In winter sports activities in swat make it the most famous and enjoyable tour destination in Pakistan. National and international tourists visit swat valley to places like Madyan, Bahrain, Kalam, Maho Dhand Lake, Marghazar White Palace, Malam Jabba Skiing Resort, Gabin Jabba to name a few.  Swat Meuseum, the Historical Jahanzeb College, numerous archeological sites and Stupas, including the famous Mosque built by Mahmood Ghazanvi in the 11th Century. There is one of a kind food street named By-Pass Road where numerous restaurants are offering diverse cuisines. Overall, Swat Valley is a unique and picturesque destination that offers visitors an opportunity to experience the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Pakistan.

Madyan Trout Farm

Kandol Lake

Chokel Banda

Ski Resort, Malam Jabba

Mahodan Lake

Shingardar Stupa

Gabin Jaba Swat

Kalam Swat

Chairlift Malamjaba