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Top 5 Amazing Facts About Saif ul Mulook

The marvelous Saif Ul Malook is located in the Naran Valley of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. This beautiful lake lies high in the Himalayan mountains. Many travelers that visited it has described its beauty in several ways but the truth is its beauty can astound you with it in seconds.

Pakistan’s Saif Ul Malook Lake is one of the country’s most famous tourist spots. Millions of tourists visit Jheel Saif Ul Malook. Located in the shadow of the mighty Malika Parbat (5,290 m) all year round.

When To Visit

However, it depends on what time you choose to visit the lake as Lake Saif Ul Malook in winter remains closed from October to the end of April for travelers due to heavy snowfall. The weather in Saif Ul Malook remains quite pleasant during the summer season, making it the best summer destination for a peaceful time away from city life.

Amazing Facts About Saif Ul Mulook

There are many facts and stories about Lake Saif Ul Malook, let us discuss some amazing and unrealistic facts that are hard to accept.

Do You Know?

Saiful Muluk Lake was formed by glacial moraines that blocked water from the stream crossing the valley.

  • Saif ul Malook sits at 10,578 feet above sea level and is one of the highest lakes in Pakistan.
  • The distance from Naran is 8 km and you have to go through the glaciers.
  • The maximum depth of the lake is 50 feet.
  • Malika Parbat (the highest peak in Naran) is easily visible from this lake.
  • Large brown trout are found in the lake.

Myths Of Fairies Saif ul Mulook

There are many myths about this lake. The most popular one that makes Lake Saif ul Malook famous globally is its famous love story. One of Saif Ul Malook’s most famous stories concerns the love story of Prince Saif-ul-Malook and a fairy Badi-Ul-Jamal. The lake takes its name from this famous tale by Saif ul Malook. The prince was from Egypt who came to this point and found the fairy queen.

According to the tale, he fell in love with the Fairy Queen and fought with the giant for the fairy who captured her for 10 long years.

Way To Saif Ul Mulook Lake

There are many tracks to reach this wonderful lake. Some of them are as follow:

  • From Islamabad, the traveler can travel by local transport with a very low budget.
  • Start the journey on the Hazara highway, you will be reached Abbottabad and then the city of Mansehra.
  • From Mansehra town take the upper Naran Babusar road which will lead straight to Naran Kaghan valley via Balakot.
  • After the Naran Valley, tourists can visit Saif ul Malook by trek and jeeps.

Adventurous Jeep Track

There is a jeep track for a 30-minute drive from Naran valley to the lake. After the jeep ride, there is a walk of a few minutes to reach near Saif ul Malook. Travelers can take a wonderful trip to the Himalayan mountain range of Pakistan.

Saif ul Mulook At Night

This masterpiece has a delightful impact on travelers under the bright stars. During the night, the tourist prefers to have camped by the lake with the billions of stars of the Milkyway sky. One can spend the best night capturing the shining Milky Way over the lake.

 Saif Ul Mulook Water Depth

According to storytellers from Jheel Saif Ul Malook, the depth of the lake was never known.

Research shows,

  • Depth

The depth of Saif ul Malook has a maximum of around 34 m (113 feet). Area

Lake Saif-Ul-Malook covers an area of ​​2.75 km2.

  • Temperature

The temperature of the lake water remains below 10 degrees because it mainly receives glacial water.


Pakistan is no doubt if is enriched with a lot of beauty. It also absorbed a lot of facts in it. Saif ul Malook facts are famous and mysterious in their own way. People love to listen to this more and more.  So, Next time when you plan to go to saif ul mulook don’t forget to read these amazing facts about it. This read will definitely enhance the worth of the visit.

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