Naran valley is a vast tract of land in Pakistan that is a major tourist attraction. The valley’s forest and natural beauty made it a destination for picnics and one to two days trips from the surrounding towns of Pakistan.
Naran Valley is one of the most scenic places in Pakistan. It covers an area of about 160,000 acres, making it one of the largest valleys in the region. Naran Valley National Park is the largest national park in northern Pakistan and dates back to 1972 when it was designated by President Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as such. in this article, we are going to tell you 5 places in the Naran valley which need to visit when you make a plan for northern area trip
1) Lake Saif Ul Malook
Lake Saif ul Malook is a Natural reservoir, situated at the foothills of Kaghan Valley. The water comes from the glacier. Lake Saif ul Malook is a popular tourist spot for both Pakistani and international tourists. Many come here to enjoy boating expeditions on the lake, hikes up surrounding hills and picnics around its shores. Saif Ul Malook is one of the most stunning lakes in Pakistan and an important source of tourism for the country. The lake has a length of 3 kilometers and a width of 1 kilometer. It is estimated to be about 7 thousand years old and its deepest point is 930 meters deep. The Lake Saif Ul Malook is also known as “Jewel in the Crown”. Pakistan’s first prime minister, Liaquat Ali Khan, visited this place during his 1951 visit to Kaghan Valley.
2) Babusar Pass
Babusar Pass or Babusar Top is a mountain pass in Pakistan at the north of the 150 km (93 miles) from Kaghan Valley, It gets its name from a village located at its base, which is situated on the watershed between the two provinces Khyberpakhtun khan and Gilgit Baldistan. The pass is a crucial route for trade between Pakistan and China via the Karakoram Highway.
Batakundi is a town located on the way from naran to Babusar Pass. Standing at an elevation of 2,624 meters or 8664 feet, Batakundi is a beautiful hill station with scenic beauty that attracts many tourists every year.
The small town also has a famous pine forest about 5 kilometers away from it. The locals are mainly dependent on agriculture where they grow rice and vegetables for their family consumption as well as to sell in the market nearby. The valley is also known for its apricot orchards, which provide natural beauty to this region.
4) Kunhar River
This section is about boating at Kunhar river naran.
Boating is a very interesting and relatively cheap activity for tourists. There are many streams and rivers, which offer water sports like rowing boats or kayaking. One such place is the Kunhar River in Naran Valley of Pakistan. The Kunhar River in Naran has been tamed to form a narrow canal that flows all the way up to the lake with the same name.
There are various boat houses on both banks of the river that offer boats for rent, luxury resorts at various points, restaurants, and shops selling items like souvenirs, dry fruits, and other local items.
The boating season starts from May 1 until Sept 330 every year while the best season to go boating on this river is from may to August.
5) Lala Zar
The Lalazar Valley is a tourist spot at an elevation of 3,123 metres (10,246 ft) above sea level, located in upper Kaghan Vally. From naran you can hire jeeps to visit Lala Zar it is totally jeep track. The valley is the second deepest valley in Pakistan and offers majestic views. You can find La
The people who live in lalazar valley naran are very poor. They have almost nothing and they need to work hard to survive.