The Beautiful Shogran village situated on a green plateau of Kaghan Valley in northern Pakistan at a height of 7,749 feet or 2,362 meters above sea level. The beauty of shogran is beyond the explanation of words with surrounding peaks and forests. The flowing Kunhar River at the east adds a calming effect to the location of shogran.
The summer season in Shogran is very mild and pleasant. Pine Park hotel and Forest Rest House are the nicer places to visit around. The panoramic views of snow covered mountains of Kaghan Valley’s highest peaks, such as Makra Peak (3885m), Musa Ka Musalla (4419m) and Malika Parbat (5290m) from the grassy lawns of rest houses are simply breathtaking. The isolated sitting creates a picture with heavenly feeling. Shogran is an ice palace where you can relax and revive your soul. The pure white ice carpets and huge mountains with sun rays softly reflected back creates a view to cherish. The top view of river from mountains is remarkable. The sights of the blue ethereal sky, the frolic architecture of the snow and thick woodland forests are splendid. Going through the quiet woods, the passing of the breeze through pine-trees create holly whistles which has a tranquilizing effect transforming a tourist into an explorer. The winter season in shogran has its own glorified manifestations which modifies the atmosphere and creates a magical atmosphere.
Shogran is a fascinating touring spot as it is only 10 km from Kiwai village and 34 km from Balakot. From Shogran, you can ride a jeep or horse or hike to several picturesque places like Siri, Paye and Makra Peak. Hotels and motels are easily available at affordable costs. While driving to shogran the visit to shogran is highly recommended.it can be a great start point for different activities such as hiking, trekking and climbing for adventure lovers. They can hire a resort and carry these activities with an ease. The adventurers can have a memorable time by witnessing different thrillingly beautiful scenes and habitation during their activities.
All those wander are not lost. It is a beautiful sight that inspires positive thoughts. The time spent with oneself is not wasted. Shogran can be termed as an explorer’s paradise.