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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 17, 2016
Trip to Naran  (2 Answers)

I have planned to visit Naran on 20th of October. Can you please guide me would it be possible to go till babusar top and it is safe as some friends are advising me that there could be an issue of land sliding etc. and which way you suggest via kashmir or abbotabad and why. Thaks

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 10, 2016
Trip to Naran  (2 Answers)

Salam friends,
I am new to the site and hats off to all of you for helping fellow Pakistanis. I have some queries for travelling to Naran as i have never travelled there so if any one can help it will be appreciated.
1) I want to go from peshawar to Naran but dont want to go through Swat as roads are dangerous so possible route?
2) (v v Imp )Is Kaghan and Naran possible to visit between 15th April to 25th April as i have this window only to travel there?
3) What will be the weather conditions and road status during month of April e.g Snowy or sunny or rainy ?
4) Can i go from Naran to Kalam ?
5) If i take my vehicle with my family is it safe will the road be dry and not slippery ?
6) Are pertol pumps available on regular intervals ?
7) Are hotel there safe to stay with your family?

Hoping to get an answer from you people and if the one who travel in recent days answers it will do wonders for me.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 09, 2016
Weather update  (2 Answers)

Hi dear thanks for your reply... may i know whats the expected weather condition of naran in mid of september 2016. Is this right time for visit naran

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 11, 2016
Family Tour to Naran & Kaghan

I am planning to visit Naran & Kaghan Valley in Mid September, 2016 for 10 days. We will be four adult family members. My question below mentioned
1- Is it the right time to visit there & what would be weather like?
2- Any trustworthy tourist guide contacts who can accompany with family members?
3- Reasonable priced hotel detail?
4- What should be Itinerary from Islamabad?
5- How to avoid scams & getting ripped off by overcharging?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 24, 2016
Trip with kids at naran, Lake Saif ul Maluk  (4 Answers)

AOA! I am planing to tour to naran, shugran, siri-paye and lake saif ul maluk with my kids.
one is 3-years and 2nd is 10month old. whereas 5-7 young peoples are too with us, we hv our own Toyota Hiace VAN.
question is here, is it ok feel comfortable with this kids
suggest plz
tour plan 2nd week of July or 2nd week of august 2016.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 25, 2016
naran kaghan  (1 Answer)

R the ways to naran n lake saif ul malook gona open till first week of may?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 01, 2016
Traveling - February 2016  (1 Answer)

Traveling to pakistan this wk...
Really want to visit kagan/naran

Will we b able to reach there ?
Driving from Islamabad

Will it be extremly cold?

Thanks in advance

Kish :0)

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 21, 2016
about route of naran  (11 Answers)

what is the road condition for naran-kaghan?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 13, 2016
Weather condition  (2 Answers)

what is the weather condition in naran and what about roads?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 05, 2016
Walking near Naran  (3 Answers)

Hi, I'm going to Naran/Kaghan for few days only and want to walk around a bit. Where can I find some details of trail in the area, preferably short trails up to a day? Also, is hiring a guide a good idea and if so can you recommend someone? Thanks for the comments!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 09, 2015
Are the routes to Naran and gilgit are clear?  (4 Answers)

We are planning to go Gilgit via chillas and naran in the 3rd week of november. I just need to know the weather conditions and are the routes clear to Naraan?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 01, 2015
Are jeeps available for single person as well OR only on fix rates  (2 Answers)

Im visiting naran kaghan tommorrow from abbottabad. Meine suna ha saif ul malook aur babusar janey k liye jeeps available hti hen. Aur unke fix rates hote.agr single person ho to bhi full jeep rent pe kerwani parti ha ya local travelling b hoti ha ?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 18, 2015
Naran Kaghan trip  (4 Answers)

I have plan to drive to Naran from Islamabad last week of September 2015.
If I am traveling on a 4x4 vehicle 2.7 Lt engine . Is it ok for a couple to drive till babusar top in this season ?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 16, 2015
Please guide me where to visit and where can i visit in the month of January on the tour.  (5 Answers)

I am planning my tour in end of december or in Jan along with my 6 friends keeping 30k per head. We are travelling further from Murree for the first time so please guide me what places we must visit and what places are going to reachable in the above time. If not Naran Kaghan Shugran then where else i can find such natyre and beauty. Please respond. Thankyou :)

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 01, 2015
Visit Naran, Dudipatsar lake in mid october with family  (3 Answers)

Dear Sir,
i am planning to visit Naran , Kaghan , Shogran, Siri & Paye, ansoo lake & dudipatsar lake in mid October with my family, my wife, Daughter, brother and Sister. i am only concerned about visiting dudipatsar lake as i heard that dudipatsar is very tough to reach specially with family members and in mid October. can anyone guide me that is it safe to visit dudipatsar with family in mid October or not?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 07, 2015
weather condition? rents  (4 Answers)

i want to visit naran and saif ul malook from 25 july to 4 august what will be weather conditions there? and what will be fares of buses and rent of hotles we will be 13 people

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 06, 2015
weather condition?  (3 Answers)

i want to visit naran from 27 july to 4 august will weather suit me or not? what will be approximate charges of boses and hotels?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 30, 2015
Near Shogran  (3 Answers)

I went to shogran, the jeep driver took me to a place it was deep jungle and had a waterfall. dont know its name, I think it was dona meadows but not sure can anyone tell me whats the name of the place or anyone know of the place.?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 29, 2015
Need help with Naran-Shogran-Kaghan trip in end of April 2015  (1 Answer)

Assalam o alailum everyone

It is highly appreciated that you guys take time to answer the queries of people who want to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of Pakistan. Hats off to all of you and keep contributing (Y).

This year I am planning to visit Naran, Shogran and Kaghan. Unfortunately, I have the time slot between 25th April and 5th of May and have to plan accordingly. I will be traveling from Karachi to Islamabad and then further north.
Almost all of my research on northern area has been done on internet and you guys have been significantly helpful. However, still I have some queries which are listed below.

1. An obvious question, will the road to Naran be open by end of April keeping the current weather condition in mind? I am planning to go with PTDC transport and they are not sure yet they can provide transport at end of April.
2. Is there any place online from where I can check the road conditions of Naran regularly?
3. PTDC motel Naran and Aracadian hotel seems to provide better service and atmosphere. Is there any drawback in choosing these hotels other than price? And are there other better options.
4. What are the activities to do in Naran during end of April to 1st week of May? Will Babusar top and lake saif ul malook be reachable or not? Will the way from Babusar- Chillas- Gilgit open during this time frame.
5. What are the best/comfortable options to travel from Naran to shogran and from Shogran to kaghan and from Kaghan back to Islamabad?
6. If Naran tour is not possible in my time slot (25th April- 5th May) then what you guys would suggest for northern tour? Gilgit-Hunza , Swat-Kalam, Murree-Nathia gali etc

Waiting for your replies.



Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 21, 2015
Which time is better?  (9 Answers)

Assalam o Alaikum guys

I have to plan a trip to northern areas with about 8-10 people for 10-12 days. My target destinations would include Murree/Nathiagali, Shogran (including Siri Paya) and Naran (including Saif-ul-Maluk, Lalazar, Babusar if possible and Dudipatsar if possible.).

I need your expert guidance whether I should visit in second half of May or second half of August which would be better considering the cost and weather?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 28, 2014
Any bus service from Islamabad/Rawalpindi to naran(Kaghan) for 2nd of November.  (3 Answers)

I'm from Lahore and will leave for Islamabad on Saturday afternoon Nov 1st with my partner. but I can't find any local transport or bus service for Naran from Islamabad/Rawalpindi on 2nd of November. Please if anyone know of any bus service that can take us from Isb/Pindi to Naran on 2nd November please share the contact details thanks in advance .

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 28, 2014
swat ant kalam valley  (2 Answers)

i am plannig to visit swat and kalam with my family.i am going to 1st time swat and kalam.i am planing to visit in mid of october.i have no idea about weather and places ,can anyone guide me about all these things.which is best hotles with thier rates and also normal hotles

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 22, 2014
malam jabba  (3 Answers)

where is malam jabba .how many distance from this possible from lahore visit naran to malam this same routes

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 06, 2014
Hi, we are deciding to tour northern areas stated in locations!  (10 Answers)

We 6 friends are planning a tour to Naran, Lake Saif ul Malook, Ansoo Lake, back to Naran and then to Shogran and Siri paye then back to Lahore.

We have a budget of 72000PKR in total. We have planned to go to Balakot and then a jeep to Naran and then Lake Saiful Malook. Take a night stay and early in the morning we will trek to Ansoo lake and trek back the same day. Then we have decided to go to Naran stay their then next day we want to go to Shogran and Siri Paye. and back to Shogran and stay their and then we will head back to Balakot and then Lahore. We have selected the dates of end September.

Will it be feasible?

Is the budget enough for all this?

how about the availability of local transport?
I will be very glad to know the answers.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 04, 2014
naran kaghan  (2 Answers)

can anyone guide me In which month of winter naran closed for tourist and when its open

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 03, 2014
Guide Needed for a Tour  (1 Answer)

We are eight friends planning a tour in end of August 20 till 29 .
From Pindi Places are:
Malam Jabba

Please guide me about the weather of these places will it be cold and a pleasant ?
Also tell me about the prices of hotels, transport and budget of the tour, it's 10 to 15 days trip.
Just guide me about every single thing which is the part of this tour.
If you know any beautiful and must visit place please tell that too.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 02, 2014
naran traffic?  (1 Answer)

Can anyone tell me about naran current situation we are planing to visit naran on monday

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 02, 2014
Current Naran Situation  (2 Answers)

We are three friends and we have a plan to visit nuaaran we il leave lahore sunday 3rd of august at 12 o clock night,,? can u tell me or guide me the situation after eid of trafic and hotels???Is it feasible?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 31, 2014
tour guaidance  (1 Answer)

which month is most suaitable for tour in naran

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 31, 2014
tour guaidance  (2 Answers)

most suitable days distribution to visit naran sogran balakot saifulmalook etc

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