Malam Jabba - A Beauty That Smiles Back
Malam Jabba is a hill station in the Hindu Kush mountain range about 40 kilometers from Saidu Sharif in the Swat Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is 314 kilometers from Islamabad and is located at an altitude of 7,000 feet [8,800 m]. It had been originally a skiing resort created by Pakistan Tourism and Development Corporation but was demolished some years ago. However, it is still a ski resort, and there are many other hotels in the area where one can stay.
In 2014, Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) signed a MoU agreement with Samson Group of Companies to establish a resort. There are rollers and ice skating rinks in the mountains of Malam Jabba. So if a person does not want to ski, they can always be busy with other activities. There are two Trekking trails located and is the finest ski resort in the country.
A perfect spot for your winter vacations
Every year a three day event, the winter festival is organized by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Foundation. It features a wide range of winter sports. These include skiing, speed skating, ice hockey, sledding, tobogganing, archery, curling, snow-tubing, music show, food, display of handicrafts and others.
Malam Jabba Two trekking trails
There are two trekking trails at that offer scenic views . The first passes through the Ghorband Valley and Shangla Top and begins about 18 miles [18 km] from where the resort was. The other route passes through the Sabonev Valley and is ten miles [17 km] from where the resort was.
Finest ski resort of the country
Malam jabba is home to Pakistan’s most beautiful ski resort, the Malam Jabba Ski Resort. Currently owned by Samsonons Group, the recreation area covers an area of 270 hectares and has an 800-meter slope with a maximum slope of 2804 m (9200 ft) above sea level. The resort faced its own challenges when it was destroyed by anti-government protesters during the Swat military coup. But now that things have been sorted out and Swat is free and safe again, the place of restoration has been restored to its former glory.
Malam Jabba Recent Developments
Malam Jabba has undergone major developmental processes and is now known as one of the country’s best landmarks. PTDC Malam Jabba has now been renovated and turned into Pearl Continental Hotel and Resorts. This beautiful hotel allows you to have a beautiful view from your window at 9200ft’s. They have a special children’s activity area that helps keep your kids engaged in safe indoor activities so you can enjoy alone in those wide mountains. When it comes to food you will enjoy the best clean food. The chefs are trained and take additional steps to ensure the cleanliness of the cooking area.
The road to Malam Jabba is 80% complete. The first 10-15 miles of road are completely ready. This part of the road is paved, fitted with cat eyes, safety blocks, display paint, and everything that will never stop you from getting a good trip.
Rich archaeological History
Swat Valley is rich in archaeological sites, and significant relics from prehistoric civilizations that once ruled these lands. Some of them can also be found in Malam Jabba. The resort has six Buddhist stupas and six monasteries located in the mighty 2000-year-old state.
Malam Jabba Chair lift and Zip line
The first Zip Line ride in Pakistan is only available at Malam Jabba at an altitude of 9200 ft’s. This zip line allows you to experience a real-life adventure and get the opportunity to fly across mountains, restaurants, and countries on the roof of the PC Hotel and Resorts. This zip line ride is done under satisfied monitoring measures and under the supervision of an expert. If you are too tired for your daily routine of 9-5 or are tired of attending boring meetings every day then this is the place for you.
Wide mountains and fresh air will relieve stress and give you inner peace that you have been missing for so long. Cloudy mountains and a spectacular view are unforgettable. This place is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in the world and you should all visit