Swat Valley is a unique, beautiful and glittering jewel river valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. With high mountains, green meadows, and clear lakes, it is a place of great natural beauty and is popular with tourists. Swat is known as the Switzerland of Pakistan. It is certainly a paradise for nature lovers where they can feast their eyes on the diverse bounties of nature ranging from the densely forested mountains to the snaking rivers and torrents. River Swat is a clear water river starting from the Ushu rage of mountains to the spread of the valley of Swat. It is one of the greenest valleys of the Pakistan. The beauty speaks for itself and call upon visitors from all over the world. There are different spots in the valley and every spot has distinctive features.
Swat is a place for leisure Lover , Hikers , and archeologist. There are at least 100 archeological sites in swat valley. For the historical and amateur archaeologist, Swat offers several hundred archaeological sites spanning 5,000 years of history. It is also one of the most beautiful and certainly much greener and more fertile then other valleys of Pakistan.
Swat Valley is an ideal place for trekking and fishing. One can take a walk from Kalam to Ushu. The trek takes leads to some beautiful spots between Kalam and Ushu. Visitors who want a taste of northern Pakistan’s historical variety should head for this lush valley. Karakar Pass (1336 m./4384 ft.) is a mountain pass in the Hindu Kush in lower Swat Valley. From the top of the pass, one can view Buner Valley.
The valley of Swat is located in the middle of foothills of Hindukush mountain range. Most of the area of Swat is covered with high mountains and hills, and the crests of these mountains remains covered by everlasting snow.