Kumrat Valley, adequately acknowledged as a fairyland, is looking forward to millions of tourists this summer. However, there are many luxurious places in Pakistan. Kumrat Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys. Though it is not well renowned, it could surely be part of the plans of the tourist to visit this land. The geography and beauty of this glorious valley are perfect for the nature lover. Kumrat has some amazing facts. Kumrat is a beautiful valley in the Upper Dir District of KP. Although this valley is covered with green pastures snow-clad mountains, the visitor can enjoy the river Panjkora. Foggy mounds and forests are other attractions of the region, serving as habitats for various flora and fauna.
Moreover, The Valley offers cool weather, cool lashing water, amazing scenery, some amazing freshwater bodies, peaceful and comfortable environment; one cannot imagine. You can also visit Kumrat from the Kalam side through badgoi Pass. The Kalam to Kumrat Valley Jeep rent or fare is Rs.14000 to Rs.16000 PKR with one night stay at Kumrat. The estimated time from Kumrat to Kalam is 2.5 hours to 3 hours. In Addition, Bara Dand Lake, Panjkora stream, picket Canals, Dojanga, Thal in higher Dir, water in Jahaz Banda, Do Kala Chasma, Trek to Katora Lake, Katora Lake, Jandrai Trek, Kalkot Badagoi Pass, Chahrot Banda. Thal to Kumrat Jeep rent is Rs.7000 to Rs.8000 PKR with one night stay at Kumrat forest. Best time to visit Kumrat is from June to October.
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If you have your own car, bike then you will not have problem changing vehicles again and again. A 70cc or Car can even reach till Kumrat (2wd vehicle till Thal).
For those who want to visit in Public transport, they must go to Mardan and sit in Timergara vehicle (Hiace/Coaster).
In Timergara take the vehicle going to Sheringal. Sheringal is a main place in Upper Dir having one University.
So, from Sheringal you have to book a Fielder/Probox on rental basis till Thal.
From Thal you will have to book a Jeep till Kumrat valley
Lahore to M-2 (Motorway) to Islamabad to Swat Express Way (Colonel Sher Khan Interchange) to Chakdara to Timargara to Dir to Bab-e-Kumrat to Thal to Kumrat Forest
From Kalam Side:
Lahore to M-2 (Motorway) to Islamabad to Colonel Sher Khan Interchange to Swat Express Way to Chakdara to Mingora to Bahrain to Kalam Valley to Badgoi Pass to Kumrat Jungle.
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Kumrat Valley Road Conditions:
Smooth road till Dir. You will face only few patches of worn out road only near to Thal. Upon reaching thal You have to park your car in parking area then you’ll pick 4×4 jeeps either for Kumrat forest or Jahaz Banda you are planning for. Check the climate and season before visit this place.
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Places to visit in Kumrat Valley Attractions :
Thal Market, Ancient Masque of Thal, Kumrat Waterfall, Kala Chashma, Do Janga, Panjkorha River
Best Hotels in Kumrat: Maskan Hotel, Nawab Huts, Friends Huts and Camping etc…
Network: Telenor is the best Network for communication.
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