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Pari (Fairy) Lake Swat Valley – Pakistan

Pari Lake Trek

Pari Lake: Pari/Fairy or Khapiro, all these names are of the same lake, to which locals call it Khapiro Dandh. Google Earth shows only one big lake on the map however there are two lakes in fact. Fairy 1 is the water source of the Fairy 2, but it is relatively smaller in size, as compare to the Fairy 2. ...

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SOME FAMOUS LAKES IN SWAT – PAKISTAN

Lake in Swat

Swat Valley: Swat is the valley of lakes in true sense because there are numerous beautiful lakes scatter all around it. Some are quite famous in the world, like lake Saif-ul-Malook which is . Only a few are accessible through a metal road, rest are only approachable through hiking and trekking. Since most of them are hidden in the far-flung areas, that’s ...

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MAHUDAND LAKE KALAM – SWAT VALLEY

,Mahudand Lake, Swat

The Mahudand Lake: Mahudand Lake is in the Upper Ushu valley of Swat. The distance of the lake is about 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Kalam, Swat. It is one of the most famous tourist resort hence it seems like an utmost choice of the holiday-makers from all over Pakistan. Mahudand literally means the lake of Fish. It is situated ...

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KALAM – SWAT VALLEY

Swat River, Kalam

Kalam Valley: Kalam, Utror and Ushu are the sub-valleys of Swat and consider as heaven on the earth in the dictionary of the tourists. Kalam is at the distance of 99 kilometer (62 miles) away from Mingora city of Swat. It is the Northern part of the upper Swat valley and Suvastu (Swat) river flows side by side it. It ...

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KANDOL LAKE IN SWAT VALLEY

Kandol Lake

Kandol Lake: The Kandol lake is a beautiful and stunning lake in the North of Utror valley in Swat. There is a link road which is leading to the Kandol lake, while passing through Ladu valley from Kalam. It takes two hours to reach the Ladu valley on foot whereas a four-wheeled vehicle takes quite a lesser time to get ...

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BUDDHA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES IN SWAT VALLEY

Buddha Archaeological Sites in Swat

History: The arrival of Buddhism in Pakistani soil, introduced Buddha to the people of the area. It was a unique phenomenon in itself and it happened some 2,300 years ago. It brought revolutionary changes in the region which consisted of modern day territory of Pakistan and India. Mauryan King “Asoka” (literarily the greatest of all the Emperors) was the mentor ...

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CUISINES OF SWAT PAKISTAN

Swati Cuisines

Cuisine of Pakistan: Pakistani cuisines are mainly inspired by Middle East or Central Asian countries. The cooking style and traditions are somehow similar to the Northern Indian cuisines which are mostly meat dominating. Pakistani cuisine is vastly diversified. From region to region, it impacts the ethnic and cultural diversity. Punjabi and Sindhi recipes are rich in taste but they are ...

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