Kaghan is the name of most attractive valley in the Mansehra District of Hazara in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. This 160 km long valley is famous as one of Pakistan’s most popular summer holiday spots.
Kunhar River which is famous because of its trout fish flows through the valley and has towns of Balakot, Paras, Mahandari, Kaghan and Naran on its banks. The valley features pine forests, alpine meadows and crystal clear water lakes and cool mountain streams. The local people are friendly and simple. Gujar nomads are one of the most interesting features of Kaghan Valley. They take their flocks of cattle to the high pastures of the upper Kaghan Valley in spring and bring them down again in autumn. While going to Kaghan you will find them camped along the road in their typical tents or moving up or down the valley with their herds of pack animals, sheep and goats.
A vacation in Kaghan Valley is an unforgettable experience!