Swat Valley

Swat Valley is one of the best places that come in the tourist mind to visit. People called this place as the Switzerland of Pakistan. The reason behind this is the beautiful scenery of the swat valley. People come from different places to visit this place.  It is surrounded by huge beautiful mountains. Similarly, there are many fountains that are increasing its beauty. Its landscapes are proof of their real beauty. And that is why it is the place most visited by the tourists.

Here, the season of tourism in this valley is from March to October. The valley welcomes the tourists with its mountains, stream and beautiful greenery. This place is also famous for its hand made decorative things. Because the people of this valley are very creative and hard working. The items made by women are very beautiful and tourists love to buy them.


The location of the Swat valley is very easy to travel now from the past few years. It is situated in Pakistan.  Also, it is the part of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. In brief, the location of the Swat valley has major strategic importance as it lies in the region where South Asia, Central Asia and China meet. However, it is the most beautiful place in Pakistan.

Mostly, people spoke Pashto and Kohistani that are living there. But, how many local people also spoke Urdu and English. This place is visited by the people of Pakistan and people of other countries as well.

Areas of interest:

Some of the major places that are the main tourist spots in Swat valley are as follows:

  • Historical Buddhist Stupas
  • Swat museum Marghzar
  • White Palace and Fizza Gat
  • Miandam
  • Malam Jabba
  • Madyan
  • Bahrain
  • Kalam
  • Ushu
  • Kundal lake
  • Shapiro/Pari Lake I
  • Shapiro/Pari Lake II
  • Spin Khwar (White Stream) Lake

Usually, these are the places where tourist visits the most because these places are very beautiful. Hence, everyone desires to visit these places. In brief, you can come here through your personal vehicles if you are a citizen of Pakistan. Furthermore, if you are from another country then you can come here through airlines. Because there is also an airport in Mingora. The regular flights are available here for Islamabad and Peshawar.

Source of Income:

Here, the source of income of the people of swat valley is tourism. They earn money from the tourist. So, a huge amount of money in the economy of the swat valley comes through the visitors. In short, tourists visit here and buy rooms in hotels, buy food, and other things of need. And these needs become the income of the people who are living there.

Here, the restaurants are situated on the streams and appear to be a very beautiful sight. People love to eat there and take selfies to make memories of the sight. Here, people also love the taste of food. In conclusion, everything is very pure here and we all should also visit here. For exploring the beauty of this valley.

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