Visit Guide to Saidu Sharif Swat

The Saidu Sharif is the principal seat of administration for looking after and managing regional government affairs. Swat museum, the tomb of the Akhund of Swat, beautifully built buildings of Swat State era, especially JehanZeb College, wooden building of Mehmankhana and archeologicalSites of Butkara I, 2, and 3 are worth seeing places in Saidu Sharif.

Getting There

The airport of Saidu Sharif is located 8 km north of the city and the major airport of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province Peshawar Airport is located at a distance of 175 km from Saidu Sharif.

Dargai Railway Station (65 km) Takhat Bhai Railway Station (90 km) and Mardan City Railway Station (110 km) are in proximity of the city. Other than these major railway stations, there are several local railway junctions situated near Saidu Sharif.

Tourists can board buses to Peshawar, Islamabad, and Lahore at Saidu Sharif City Bus Stand and also can hire Auto Rickshaws or Jeeps to reach airport and railway stations.

What to Expect

With its lush green meadows, breathtaking mountains and beautifully built buildings, Saidu Sharif, Swat is definitely a place to visit if you are planning a trip to the northern areas of Pakistan.

Saidu Sharif Tourist Attractions & Places to Visit in Saidu:

  • Butkara Stupa at Saidu Sharif
  • Swat Saidu Sharif Museum
  • Saidu Sharif Stupa
  • Grassy Ground Stadium, Saidu Sharif

Other tourist attractions near Saidu Sharif are:

  • Kundol Lake
  • The Malam Jabba Ski Resort
  • Madyan
  • Kalam
  • Spin Khwar Lake
  • Mateltan
  • Ghabral
  • Bashigram Lake
  • Utror
  • Mahudan
  • Daral Lake
  • Shahi Bagh Lake

Facilities Available

As it is the capital city of Swat Valley so a number of facilities are available for tourists, listed below:

  • Many hotes are situated in this area and near to this area (Serena Hotel,White Palace Hotel, Pameer Hotel,Swat Regency Hotel,Hotel Al Harmain,Al Menar Hotel,Hotel De Papa and many more.
  • All the mobile network and PTCL facilities are available in this area.
  • All type of transport is easily available in this area.
  • People of the area are Multi-lingual so it’s easy for the tourist to communicate in any language including; Urdu, Pushto, English and Punjabi.