Naran Summertime Resort Valley


Visit Guide to Naran Summertime Resort Valley

Pakistan’s masterpieces of natural beauty and diverse tourist destinations are world-famous. The northern part of Pakistan is especially a favorite destination for local and foreign tourists. The natural landscapes of the eastern and northern parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are very attractive.

Getting There

The Picturesque Valley of Naran is located in Mansehra District. It is about 104 km from Mansehra and 208 km from Islamabad via Hazara Motorway 

By Air: The nearest airport that can be used for air travel Naran Valley is Islamabad International Airport 

By Train: If you want to go to Naran Valley by train from any part of the country, there is no train available to go to Naran Valley So you can get off at Rawalpindi Railway station or Peshawar station and go Naran Valley by car, bus and Jeep

By Road: Through a car, bus and Jeep you can reach Naran Valley from Islamabad in Four and a half hours. The distance of Naran Valley from Islamabad is 208 km.

What to Expect

This valley lies in the mighty lush green mountains of the Himalayas surrounded by the dark dense Alpine forest, which makes it more interesting for travelers to visit such destinations. There is no doubt that the Naran Kaghan valley has many beautiful and attractive places for visitors to visit.

Naran is one of the most famous towns in the country because of its scenic views. Thousands of people including photographers, tourists, trekkers, nature-lovers visit this place of Pakistan annually. The main items of Naran valley are dry fruits and Handicrafts.

One of the handicrafts you should buy are the artistically carved Walnuts and another famous thing is the Namdas, the woolen felt rugs while woolen shawls, embroidered shawls, and shirts are also available


The Naran-Kaghan Valley of KPK is renowned for its history dating back to the British Colonial period. From the Stone Age to the current era, the region had inhabited several casts like Swati, Awan, Kashmiri, Durai, Mughal, and Quraish.

The region is rich in terms of historical buildings and monuments. There are Buddhist temples and stupas, monuments of the Islamic period, Hindu and Sikh temples, Buddhist monasteries, and buildings of the Colonial period. Moreover, there are several folklores, archaeological graves, and different legendary buildings that are famous for their historical background.

This town is rich in most of the facilities tourists may require. The accommodation, general commodities, communication, transportation, and medical facilities are available in Naran. The most of economic and business activities of locals rotate around tourism.

People are engaged with transportation, hoteling, and food business in the summer season. The natives of this valley are Gujjars who keep herds of domestic animals for their living.

Facilities Available

  • It is safe for families.
  • Accommodation in town and hilly areas are clean and affordable.
  • You can enjoy the hills, greenery, and peace from your hotel and resorts.
  • The road to the main towns is paved and accessible throughout the summers.
  • Tourism Department helps the Tourist/ Visitors through providing broachers in both Urdu and English languages. The local Police and the local Guides can speak multi languages (i.e local languages, Urdu, English and some of them can speak Chinese also).
  • Jeep route takes you to the beautiful meadows and valleys. (if you don’t want to hike)
  • Easy to difficult hikes and trek are present around the Naran Valley
  • Popular tourist locations have most of the facilities available including eateries, shops, dhabas, washrooms, guesthouses, and car/jeep rentals.
  • For hikers and trekkers, all the equipment and tents can be hired in the towns along with porters, local guides and horses, or mule.
  • Filling stations are available near to Naran Valley which includes Petrol and Diesel.
  • Taxis are available in Naran Valley on daily rent basis
  • Shops are available in Naran Valley