Kaghan is a jewel among the many beautiful valleys in the Mansehra District of Hazara in the Khyber Pakthunkhwa Province of Pakistan.This 160 kilometer long valley is most popular summer holiday spots for both Pakistanis as well as foreigners.The valley features pine forests, alpine meadows, crystal clear lakes and cool mountain streams.
Kunhar River, the main feature of the valley, is famous for its trout. Nestled along the banksll‘of the river are the towns of Balakot, Paras, Mahandari, Kaghan and Naran. The local people are friendly and simple. Gujar nomads are one of the most interesting features of Kaghan Valley.
They take their herds of cattle to the high pastures of the upper Kaghan fling and bring them down again in autumn. While going to Kaghan you will find them camped along the road in their traditional tents or moving up and down the valley with their herdtsiloaipack animals, sheep and goats.
Once you spend a vacation in Kaghan Valley, it is going to be one of your life’s unforgettable experiences!