Things To Do In Naran Naran Kaghan – Must Visit Places
Naran & Kaghan are two beautiful towns located in Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. This valley lies in the mighty lush green mountains of the Himalayas surrounded by the dark dense Alpine forest, makes it more interesting for the travelers to visit such destinations. There is no doubt that the Naran Kaghan valley has a number of beautiful and attractive places for visitors to visit.
Naran is one of the most famous towns in the country because of its scenic views. Thousands of people including photographers, tourists, trekkers, nature-lovers visit this place of Pakistan annually. Whether you are planning to visit this iconic place with friends, family or someone special, you make many unforgettable memories here.
We offer many excellent Naran Kaghan Tour Packages so you can enjoy the beautiful journey at the affordable pricing. Road to Naran Kaghan Valley gives a nice impact on its visitor’s heart with some beautiful views of Himalayan Mountains. It leads the journey by passing through beautiful water streams all the way till Naran Valley of Kaghan.
Moreover, for the ease of travelers government built the new motorway to minimize the distance for Naran valley. However, the highway is till the Abbottabad right and still under construction for further distance to escape the traffic hurdle of Abbottabad market. Following are some of the most attractive and must-visit places of Naran Kaghan Valley, so let’s have a look on them!
According to a report, lake Saif-ul-Malook is considered the fifth-best tourist place in the country. The lake is flooded with a mesmerizing beauty, pleasant atmosphere, and lovely views. It attracts numerous tourists from all around the world every year. The best time to visit this place is from May to September.
In Winter season, the lake is covered with snow and roads are blocked due to heavy snowfall. The lake also has brown trout fish, the iconic view of Malika Parbat – the highest peak of Kaghan Valley. Moreover, you can also do boating in daytime and camping at night under the beautiful blue sky, covered with millions of stars and bright moon making it shiny Milkyway.
However, the lake is hidden in the mountains of mighty Himalaya with the sky-high elevation of 10,499 ft (3,224 m) above sea level. It can easily be reached by the jeep ride from Naran valley till Saif Ul Malook lake in 30 minutes with some pleasuring views of the valley and the avalanches on the way.
Furthermore, one can trek to the lake as well for around 3 hours. After reaching and exploring the lake, the beauty of the lake and the views around can take one’s heart to another world making it one of the most famous tourist destination of the country.
Another beautiful destination of Pakistan is Lulusar lake which is located in the Kaghan Valley. The place is a quite popular tourist attraction because of its highest mountain peaks. The high mountains are covered with snow, giveaway a breathtaking view for the visitors.
The middle of the summer season is the perfect time to visit this place as there are less snow and more greenery. As the lake is situated in the national park of Lulusar Dudipatsar, animals like foxes, black bears, hawks, Himalayan snowcock, lynx, and marmots can be seen. Moreover, enthusiasts can experience hiking and can stay there for a night or so if they want to.
You can hire people to set some camps for you and your mates. Road to reach this amazing destination is metaled and in quite a good condition. Furthermore, the way to this mighty lake gives some breathtaking views all the way till the destination, passing by some beautiful waterfalls and crossing some water streams coming from the glaciers.
The lake located 3,410 m (11,190 ft) above the sea level with around 50 km away from Naran valley that can be covered in around 1 and a half-hour of the drive. Moreover, this mighty Lulusar Lake is the main water source for the river of Naran Valley, Kunhar river.
The Babusar top is also known as Babusar Pass which is situated at the north of Kaghan Valley. Actually it is the Pass that connects Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan with Gilgit Baltistan region in Northern Pakistan. This is the highest place in the region which can be easily visited by cars and jeeps.
Just like above-mentioned places, you can visit this place during the summer. The place offers mesmerizing and beautiful view during the summer season. But make sure to stay safe as the place is with high altitude and it gets colder above. As the Babusar Pass is situated at sky altitude of 4,173 m (13,700 ft) above sea level. Moreover, this is the last point of Naran Kaghan Valley.
The beautiful tourist destination is located near Naran in the Batakundi village of Kaghan Valley. The place is flooded with wildflowers, fir forest, and pine, making it a lush green meadow. On one side of the area is deep valley near to the Kunhar River. On the other side, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the hills with the dark alpine woods. People come here from across the globe to appreciate its beauty.
Also, you can see “Falak-Sonia,” (snow-covered peak) from this place. One can go to see this astonishing destination by having a thrilling muddy jeep ride through small one jeep track. This road can be dangerous during the raining time as it will become slippery because of mud. We offer the best Naran Tour Packages so you can enjoy without any hassle.
In the list for the next destination, we have Ansoo Lake to list on the best places to visit in Naran Kaghan Valley. This piece of nature, Ansoo lake is located sky high in the Himalayas with the elevation 4,250 m. One can reach this hidden gem of nature by having trekking adventure.
The first traveler has to reach Saif Ul Malook lake by bumpy jeep ride and then 2 hours of horse riding in the upper Himalayan region. After that 1 hour trekking to the Lake Ansoo. Moreover, this name was given on the basis of the shape that the lake has. Ansoo means Tear as the lake is in Tear Shaped.
One can have some breathtaking views from the lake and capture that in their heart for a lifetime. Furthermore, the best time to visit this lake is from June till August as in other months, the destination receives heavy snowfall that could be dangerous for trekkers. So get your trek lover friends to get on the journey in this part of Himalaya.
Next, on the list, we got Dudipatsar lake for the adventure lover in the far north of Naran Kaghan valley. Dudipatsar means White Mountains Lake because of the peaks around the lake that are covered under the white shawl of snow all over the year.
Moreover, this lake is famous as The Queen of Lakes in Pakistan because of it majestic beauty. One can travel to this destination by going through a drive till Jalkhad in Naran valley. After drive travel has to enjoy the trekking of 4-5 hours through breathtaking views.
It is recommended to visit this piece of nature during June till august as the best time. Afterward, the destination receives heavy snowfall that can make a problem for the visitor and can be stuck over there. This lake has an elevation of 3800 m with the lush green pastures all around. To convince you, travel mates, to visit this majestic destination in the Naran Kaghan valley of Pakistan.
Siri Paye Meadows
In the Naran Kaghan tour packages 2019, we have some more to offer to the wanderers. Last but not least, we have Siri Paye meadows in the Shogran valley of Naran Kaghan region. Travelers can reach this beautiful destination by having a jeep ride of 1 hour from the famous Kewai waterfalls.
The thrilling jeep passes all the way through the dense alpine woods with breathtaking and marvelous views that can leave a strong impact of nature. After this adventurous jeep ride, one has to walk for around 15 minutes to reach the plains with the lush green pasture as the feet of Makra peak. The lush green plateau has the height of 3,060 m from sea level. Nature lovers can have a camping night at the top to capture the shiny Milky Way with some best camping views.
Except for then the meadows, one can also enjoy the beauty of Shogran valley. Explore the village with beautiful views around and get foggy at night that one cannot even see anything.
So grab your backpack, convince your friends, workmates, or family to visit this variety of destinations in Naran Kaghan Valley of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. We SEE Pakistan tours have a variety of Naran Kaghan tour packages 2019 in our list, so grab one and set the journey towards mountains of Himalayas to explore and feel the nature.