Saif ul Malook is a lake that is located in the Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northern end of Kaghan valley, near Naran town in the Saif ul Malook National Park. The lake is 3,224 m (10,578 feet) above sea level, located over the tree line. Saif Ul Maluk is one of the highest lakes in Pakistan.
Although the mesmerizing beauty of Saif Ul Malook can never be described in words. But we have heard it in different ways by the travelers. You need to witness this art of nature by yourself to know what it exactly looks like. Lake is one of the most favorite and famous tourism in Pakistan. A large number of tourists visit Saif Ul Maluk, which is situated under the shadows of mighty Malika Parbat (highest peak of Kaghan Valley) throughout the year.
What is the best time to visit Saif ul Malook Lake?
To enjoy your trip to the fullest it is necessary to plan your trip at the right time.
The best time to visit Saif Ul Malook is summer. The maximum temperature remains15C in the Month of July and August during day time. Whereas temperature drops to a minimum 3C at night. Wearing warm clothes, a jacket or sweater is recommended.
Beautiful Lake in Pakistan
The lake is easily accessible during the summer season. However, landslide and heavy snowfall can limit access during the winter season, and threaten to cut off the lake from other regions.
Way to reach Saif-Ul-Malook?
You have to reach Islamabad first to touch witness this wonderful lake. From Islamabad, the traveler can travel on a very low budget by local transport through Hazara Motorway, you will pass through Abbottabad city and then Mansehra city.
Form Mansehra city on Karakoram Highway one has to drive through the Naran Babusar top road that leads towards the valley of Naran Kaghan. Now you have to take a jeep or hike to visit the Saif ul Malook.
There is an adventurous and curvy track for jeep, which takes 30 minutes of drive from Naran valley towards the lake. And then here you are few steps away from Saif Ul Malook.
Things to do at Saif ul Maluk Lake?
There are a number of fun activities Saif Ul Maluk offers us for fun. Some of them are;
- Camping Adventure
- Waters sports
- Walk around the lake.
- Horse or pony riding
- Snow sliding on the glacier
- Food adventure and much more.
Travelers can have fun with boating, with the mesmerizing view and crystal clear water of the lake. The most recommended adventure that will be your memory for life is, camping to witness varying views of the lake. From sunny light in the day time to shinny Milkyway over the lake with Malika Parbat at the backdrop in the night.
The good thing for food freaks is, they can enjoy the delicious food along with an amazing view of the lake at Saif ul Maluk.
Hope you find this helpful to plan your trip well…