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Places to visit in Naran kaghan Valley

Naran Valley is small town in high lands of Kaghan Valley. Naran Valley is 119 kilometer from Manshera City. This town is scenic and most popular tourist attraction of Pakistan. Pakistan tour and travel believes Naran Valley is famous due to its location as it can be reached in just one single day from capital city of Pakistan , Islamabad. Islamabad to naran kaghan tour is very interesting tour package offered by Pakistan tour and travel. Naran Kaghan valley is banking on Kunhar River which is also called as Naran River. Naran Valley is mostly famous because of its serene locations, lake saiful malook, lake Lulusar, Babusar Top and especially Trout Fish. Trout Fish is exported all over the world from this Tourist location of Pakistan. Various people fond of fishing can try there luck using fishing rods in Kunhar River as river stream is smooth yet very chilled.

Naran has more than 100 hotels of various types ranging from high-end luxury hotels to very low priced motels. Tent motels are also present which rent family size tents to tourists to stay in. Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) also has a motel situated in the north of town which can accommodate people on different tariffs, from average rooms to costly huts besides the River Kunhar. A market also exists there where all basic necessities of life are available.

Hiking, trekking, and off-roading

Lake Saif-ul-Maluk

Naran to Lake Saiful Muluk dusty jeep track is approximately 9 km in length with hiking tracks level ranging from easy to medium. It can be traveled by jeep in one Hour. Net elevation gain is around 700m (2300 feet).

Ansu Lake

Ansu is tear shaped high-altitude lake situated adjacent to Malika Parbat. It can be reached via 11 km trail starting at Saif-ul-Malook. This trail can be divided in two steps. a) 7 km walk from till base of Malika Parbat. b) 4 km hike up the mountain with net elevation around 1000m (3300 feet). It can be traveled by Trekking in 4-5 Hour. Lake remains accessible from early June till late November, with deteriorating weather making it difficult at start and end of season.


Lalazar is a plateau once known for beautiful wild flowers and soothing pine forests. Though recently cultivation of potato and other corps declined the natural beauty, but still enchanting view of Malika Parbat and lush meadows make it a must visit. Lalazar can be reached through a muddy jeep track of 01 hour starting from Battakundi. Some people prefer trekking over riding the jeep. One famous, moderate trek starting from Lake Saif-ul-Malook through picturesque Hans Gali ends at Lalazar.

Other Tracks (Originating/Ending in Naran Valley):-

– Balakot (Gate of Kaghan Valley)
– Noori Top
– Dudipatsar Lake (Queens of The Lakes)
– Saral Lake
– Fairy Land br> – Battakundi
– Ratti-Gali Lake (Lake is in AJK)
– Sat-sar Mala Lakes (6 Lakes in One Place)
– Gitidas
– Gattian Lake (Lake is in AJK)
– Jalkhad (Mindblowing Place)
– Lulusar Lake
– Sarkatha lake (Lake is in Kohistan)
– Sangal Lake
– Katha-sar Lake (Lake is in Kohistan)
– Maheen Lake (Lake is in Kohistan)
– Babusar Top (End of The Kaghan Valley)

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