Some of the fine skiing destinations in Pakistan include Naltar in Gilgit, Brazil, Ratu, and Astore. However, of all the destinations Malam Jabba some 300 kilometers from Islamabad offers excellent skiing opportunities.
Malam Jabba is a Hill Station in the Karakoram mountain range nearly 40 km from Saidu Sharif in Swat Valley, Peshawar, Pakistan. It is 314 km from Islamabad and 51 km from Saidu Sharif Airport.
Malam Jabba is home to the only ski resort in Pakistan. The area also contains two Buddhist stupas and six monasteries that are scattered around the resort. The presence of the monuments at such a height indicates that the area has been inhabited for over 2000 years.