Naran, Kaghan Valley
Naran (Urdu: ناران ) is a medium sized town in upper Kaghan Valley in Mansehra District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of the Pakistan. It is located 119 kilometers (74 mi) from Mansehra city at the altitude of 8,202 feet (2,500 m).
Naran is one of the most scenic town in Pakistan, attracting thousands of tourists, trekkers, photographers and nature-enthusiast, every year. The Kunhar River, swollen by glacier melt, passes through this town as it meanders its way through the valley.
Kunhar river in Naran during the month of June as viewed from PTDC motel
Naran can be considered as base station to scenic destinations like Lake Saif-ul-Malook, Lalazar Babusar, Noori Valley and Purbi Valley.
Naran is connected by Naran road from Mansehra. In the tourist season (1 June to 31 August) public transport runs daily between Manshera and Naran. Jeeps, rent a cars and taxis are also available from Manshera to reach here. In winter the road which leads to Naran is blocked due to heavy snowfall and it is very difficult to reach there
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