Swat Festival 2015 – Travel Distance from Islamabad to Mingora and Kalam Valley
Mingora Swat Valley (Saturday, September 5, 2015) – Provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ans Pakistan Army is organizing Swat Summer and Trade Festival this year. It was started on September 3 (Thursday) and will concluded on September 7 (Monday). Earlier it was schedule from August 11 to August 14, 2015. But due flood situation in Chitral it was postponed. Last years this festival was held from August 4-8. Sport events were held in Kalam and Mahudand Lake.
Governor KPK Visited Kalam
Yesterday on Friday, Second day of the festival, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan and JCO Swat Mr. nadir Khan visited the Shahi Ground Kalam. They enjoyed sports event of the festival with large number of tourists.
Hotel Association Announced Special Discounts for Tourists
On the occasion of 5th Swat Summer Festival, Hotel Association has decreased the rate of food and room charges for the tourists.
How to reach Kalam (Swat valley)
Kalam valley is almost 338 kilometers away from Islamabad/Rawalpindi. It can be reached in 9 hours of journey via DAEWOO BUS Service and Jeep or Motor car. While Distance of Rawalpindi /Islamabad to Mingora is 245 KM. There good DAEWOO Bus service for this destination. from Mingora to kalam one should reached by hiring jeep or Car.