Visit Guide to Ushu Valley

Ushu Valley constitutes some of the most beautiful parts of Swat. This valley offers magnificent views of the snow covered Mount Flaksair which has a height of 6,257 meters (20,528 feet). There are a number of small hotels and restaurants along the fast flowing Ushu River.

Getting There

Swat valley has located 250 km km from Islamabad. The Swat Motorway from Lahore, Islamabad, Quetta, and Peshawar can be used to reach Swat which is an easy and comfortable route.

By Air: The nearest airport to Ushu Valley is the Saidu Sharif Airport

By Road: The easiest way to reach Swat is the Swat Expressway which is 250 km from Islamabad. Tourists from Karachi, Lahore, and Peshawar can also use this Swat Motorway. From Swat you can reach Usho Valley by car or bus.

By Train: If you want to go to Ushu valley by train from any part of the country, there is no train available to go to Ushu valley. So you can get off at Peshawar station or Nowshera station and go to Ushu valley by car, bus.

What to Expect

The Valley of Swat is a pleasure for tourists in the real sense of the word. This valley is gifted with many beautiful areas to hold all admirers of natural scenes in the world. Bustling rivers, waterfalls, winding streams, glacial lakes, pine forests, alpine meadows, snowy peaks of Mankial and Falksair, fruit-filled orchards, enormously green fields, and water-filled mountain slopes in addition to friendly people full of hospitality for every Tom, Dick, and Harry.

There are many attractions for people in Swat valley, especially Kalam, Mohodand Lake, Malam Jabba, Takht-i-Bahi, Saidu Sharif, White Palace, Ushu Forest, Mingora, and Buddha Stupas are some picnic points holding primary importance in the sight of travelers all over the world. The Swat Valley with Swat River is found in the area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. There is a green forest around this valley.

Not only this, but you will also get to see a massive group of Hindu Kush with many streams and waterfalls. Mingora and Saidu Sharif are significant districts in Swat. It would help if you also were mindful that it is the third-largest city in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Facilities Available

  • A lot of hotels and motels are located on the road side with beautiful views of the mountains.
  • Bazaars with local food and handicrafts are the main attraction of the area.
  • Landline and mobile connectivity makes it comfortable for the tourists to communicate.
  • Local tourist’s guides are also available for tourist facilitation.
  • Local and private transport is easily available 24/7.