The Land of Enchanting Beauty.
People travelling from down country on their own vehicles can take Motorway (M-1) and reach Mardan interchange
from Islamabad in about one and half hours after covering a distance of 131 km. From Mardan onward they can travel via Takh-e-Bai,
Dargai, Malakand Pass, Batkhella,Chakdara and finally reach Mingora/Saidu Sharif after covering a distance of 112 km in two and half more hours.
The total distance from Islamabad to Mingora/Saidu Sharif is 247Km and it takes around 5 hours with one stop for lunch and refreshments.
This route is open for all kinds of traffic through out the year.
It is 171 km from Peshawar to Mingora/Saidu Sharif using the above mentioned route from Mardan onward. Total driving time from Peshawar is around 4 hours. For those preferring public transport, travel in air conditioned bus service is an option. There are several bus companies with regular direct service to Mingora from Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Mardan. Daewoo Bus Company operates most comfortable and reliable air conditioned bus service to Mingora from Lahore, Rawalpindi and Peshawar which also provide connecting bus services to the passengers of other major cities such as Karachi, Hyderabad, Bahawalpur, Multan, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Abbottabad, Mianwali etc. (For more information about Daewoo Bus Service schedule and fares, please visit their website www.sammi.com.pk or call at 111-007-008).
Sustainable Tourism Foundation Pakistan (STFP) is a non-profit and non-political organization
dedicated to promote and facilitate the growth of sustainable and equitable tourism in Pakistan in close
partnership with concerned stakeholders from public, private and NGO sectors.
For more information visit website http://www.stfp.org/
Sustainable Tourism Foundation Pakistan
House No.9, St No.11,
Main Road Banigala, Islamabad .