Kaghan Valley and Nathiagali 4 days
Visit Balakot, Shogran, Kaghan, Naran and upper Kaghan Valley with one night stay at Shogran and three nights at Naran.
- Excursion trip to Sari and Paya.
- Excursion trip to Saiful Muluk Lake.
- Excursion trip to Lalazar.
- Excursion to Jalkhad.
- Enjoy pony riding, rafting, trekking and trout
Duration : 4 days/3 nights (Islamabad to Islamabad
Group Size : 6 to 8 persons.
Dates: May to August
Terraced form river to hilltop and covered in forests of huge Himalayan pine, the Kaghan valley is one of the most beautiful in Pakistan and is reminiscent of the alpine scenery of Europe. Kaghan is just on the edge of the monsoon belt so there is no need for irrigation here. Kaghan is not on the normal tourist rout: it is for the lover of nature, Hiking and other outdoor pleasures.
At Naran, 23 kms from Kaghan you reach the half-way point. Naran also serves as the base for the whole valley. From here you can ride a jeep or horse or hike in excursions to several picturesque lakes, valleys and peaks.
Lake Saiful Muluk
Lake Saiful Muluk has a touch of the unreal about it, nestling 3,200 metres high in the shadow of the Malika Parbat (Queen of themountains) 5,291 metres high. You can go boating on the lake and hear the local legend about Prince Saiful Muluk who fell in love with a fairy. Further up are quaint woodland villages;Battakundi, Burawai, Besal Gittidas and Lalazar.
Shogran village is situated on a green plateau in northern Pakistan at a height of 2,362 meters above sea level. It is only 10 km from village Kiwai or 34 km from Balakot. The road from Islamabad to Kiwai is metalled and measures 212 km. From Shogran, you can ride a jeep or horse or hike to several picturesque
Nathiyagali, is the most picturesque hill station in the Pakistan. From Nathiyagali one takes many short strolls through the pine forests. Those who are more adventurous can take a longer trek to climb the top of Mukshpuri, which is 2800 meters high. The real enthusiasts can walk up a track starting from the Governor House to the top of Miranjani Hill (2960 meters high), a beautiful trek that takes 6 to 7 hours both ways in the evening.