Locally known as Pakistan’s Switzerland after Queen Elizabeth II called it “Switzerland of the East”, in the 1960s, Swat Valley is now a popular tourist destination. Combination of cultures, cuisines and breath-taking landscapes just like the little pearl in the Indian ocean, the Swat Valley is a charming valley nestled in the northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, near the Afghan-Pakistan border. Away from the bustling urban life, the scenic valley is beautifully adorned with green meadows, clear lakes, and crowned by the magnificent snow-capped mountain ranges.
When is the best time to visit Swat?
March to October is the best time for holidays in Swat. The enchanted valley, especially lower Swat keeps seducing nature lovers through its magnificent mountains, greenery landscape, and running streams and meadows, making it a year-round tourist destination.
Most of the valley is dwelled by ethnic Afghans/Pashtuns. Thus, the most common languages spoken in the swat valley area are Pushto and Kohistani. However, nowadays Urdu and English are also widely spoken by the locals, especially the younger generation.
Swat Valleys Culture & Heritage- Gifts and Souvenirs
Swat is known for its unique culture. For those who want to bring home some unique gifts and souvenirs, the valley has a lot to offer. Handmade Swati ornaments, decorative household articles, Swati embroidered items, as well as handicrafts, are famous items which fill in the luggage of tourists when they leave the valley.
A few of the many tourist spots in Swat Valley include the famous historical Buddhist Stupas, Swat museum, Margazar, White Palace, Fizza Gat and for nature lovers looking for amazing landscape and cool breeze there is Mahodand, Kundal, Khapiro, Ushu, Bahrain as well as Spin Khawar and much more!
Swat Valley Tour Packages
Swat valley also known as Switzerland of is very beautiful valley. There are a lot of beautiful places to visit in Swat valley. We have the best Swat valley Honeymoon tour packages. We also offer family tours to Swat valley. Book perfect Swat valley tour with us and enjoy sightseeing of Malamjabba, Saifusharif, Murgazar, Fizaghat, White Palace, Bahrain, Kalam, Ushu Valley, Mahodanad lake, Kandol lake, Kumrat Valley and Gabin Jabba meadows and many more beautiful places. We offer tours with the best local guide and our packages include the best hotels to stay and luxury vehicles to travel. Book your memorable Swat tour at best rates with us.