Malam Jabba is a ski resort which gets 6 to 10 feet of snow fall on average annually and is 8,700 feet above sea level, on top of the Hindukush mountain range, north east of Saidu Sharif.
Located in the Swat Valley Malam Jabba is 314 km from Islamabad and 51 km from Saidu Sharif making it accessible from a scenic road route or for those with circumscribed time an airport in Saidu Sharif can take passengers proximate to the resort expeditiously.
Places to Visit
The scenery is unbelievable with gelid mountain peaks, deep valleys, and forests as far as the ocular perceivers can visually perceive. Malam Jabba offers two skiing platforms, and chairlifts that facilitate 56 passengers, taking them to a height of 10,500 feet. There is additionally a chairlift for neophytes and a warming house, snow clearing equipment and all modern facilities.
Roller and frozen dihydrogen monoxide skating, a Helipad and indoor game facilities, restaurants with international cuisine, and luxury motel make for an impeccable fun filled winter vacation in one of the most spectacular skiing resorts in the world. Two major trekking paths are found here, one winds through scenic Ghorband valley 18 km from the resort, a trek that can be taken by jeep to the top of Shangla in 1.5 hours, and onward to the Karakoram highway. The other leads to Soboney valley, 17 km from the resort through an enchanting pine forest, as well as charming peach and apple orchards.
PTDC ski resort perched on the top of the hills has plenty of rooms and luxury suites where tourists can stay.