Swat Valley Tour

(The valley of orchards)
5 days/ 4 Nights

 

 

Tour Highlights:
Swat valley is very rich in archaeology, history and culture. For individuals and families Swat Valley tour is highly recommended. One may find variety of precious and semi-precious stones in the region and is also a golden opportunity to enjoy Trout fish meals.

 

The lush-green valley of Swat, with its rushing torrents, icy-cold lakes, fruit laden orchards and flower-decked slopes is ideal for holiday maker’s intent on relaxation. It has a rich historical past too. This is the Udyana (the garden) of the ancient Hindu epics “the land of enthralling beauty” where Alexander of Macedonia fought and won some of his major battles before crossing over to the plains of Pakistan. This is the valley of hanging chains described by the famous Chinese pilgrim-chroniclers, Huian Tsang and Fa-Hian in the 5th and 6th centuries. Swat was once the cradle of Buddhism of all its schools – little vehicle, great vehicle and the Esoteric sects – where once 1,400 monasteries flourished. It was the home of the famous Gandhara school of Sculpture which was an expression of Indo-Greco form in the local Buddhist tradition.Swat valley tour is specially designed to cover all the aspects of Swat valley.

 

Itinerary

Day 01 : Islamabad - Saidu Sharif

At 0900hrs departure for Swat.Lunch break at Mardan.Enroute visit TakhtBhai (the largest Bhudhist monastery in Pakistan). On arrival transfer to hotel and check in.Afternoon visit White Palace (Margazar, 13kms from Saidu Sharif).Overnight stay in hotel at Saidu Sharif.

 

Day 02: Saidu Sharif - Kalam

At 10.00 we depart for upper Swat valley tour, enroute stop for lunch at Bahrain and also walk through the Bazaar. Over here we can also see the confluence of Bahrain and Swat river. Our expected arrival at Kalam is at 1700. Overnight stay in hotel Kalam.

 

Day 03: Kalam

This day we can take jeep excursion for Mahodand Lake which is 20kms from Kalam and here we have full day to explore Ushu Valley. Overnight stay in hotel at Kalam.

 

Day 04: Kalam - Miandam

At 09.00 we leave for MalamJabba. Our expected arrival at MalamJabba is at 14.00. Afternoon enjoy the ride of chair lift or other option is to walk through the meadows. Overnight stay in hotel at Miandam.

 

Day 05: Miandam - Islamabad

At 09.00 we drive back to Islamabad. Upon arrival the clients will be dropped at their residences.
End of Swat Valley tour.

 

Package Price: 250 USD Per Person
Minimum group size is 4 pax

 

Package Includes:
Accommodation on twin sharing basis with 3 star hotels
Daily breakfast
Air-conditioned luxury transport
English speaking driver
Entry fees to monuments
All kind of taxes
Domestic flights as per program

 

Please note:
*Price will come down, if group size is more than 4 pax