Lake Saif-ul-Malook:

Lake Saif-ul-Malook is located
at the northern end of the Kaghan
Valley near Naran. It is in the north
east of Mansehra district of North
West Frontier Province. At an
altitude of 3,224 mtr (10,578 ft)
above sea level it is amongst one
of the highest lakes in Pakistan.

               Photography by: M. Adeel Khalid

 

Lake Saif-ul-Malook:

The lake is accessible by a 14 km
jeep road from Naran (which is
accessible by a metalled road from
Mansehra via Balakot and Kaghan)
during the summer months.
On foot, the trek from Naran to
the lake takes about 4-6 hours.
The water of the lake is clear
with a slight green tone.

                                                                                                                                                                                 Photography by: Fareed Gujjar

 

Boats at the Jheel:

A fairy tale called Saif-ul-Malook,
written by the famous sufi poet
Mian Muhammad Bakhsh is
associated with the lake which
discuss a prince who fell in love
with a fairy princess. The impact of
the lake beauty is of such extent
that people believe that fairies
come down to lake in full moon.
A prominent poet and writer from
Balakot Ahmad Hussain Mujahid has
written the story of Saif-ul-Malook.
The book was published in 1999.

               Photography by: Fahad Usman

 

Jheel Saif-ul-Malook:

Lake Saif-ul-Malook is located
at the northern end of the Kaghan
Valley near Naran. It is in the north
east of Mansehra district of North
West Frontier Province. At an
altitude of 3,224 mtr (10,578 ft)
above sea level it is amongst one
of the highest lakes in Pakistan.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Photography by: Yasir Nisar

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