Darkut Valley YAsin Ghizer
Travel Guide to Darkut Valley Yasin
Darkut is the last village of the Yasin Valley.It takes almost 2 hours to reach Darkut Valley from Taus Yasin. The distance from Yasin to Darkut is 38 km approx. Due to poor road conditions, it takes almost 2 hours to get Darkut Valley from Taus Yasin. Through Darkut pass, you can reach Ishkoman and the Boroghol Valley of Chitral.
Best Time to Visit Darkut Valley
April to September is the best time to visit Darkut valley. October to March, this valley is covered with snow. The road to Darkut is also filled with snow. If you want to see snow, you can visit in winter.
Best Places to Visit in Darkut
- Shawarang(Full greenery surrounded by Mountains)
- Hot spring
- Waterfalls in Darkut Valley
- Darkut Glacier
Health Facilities in Darkut Valley
There is one health dispensary in Darakut Valley and Provides basic health facilities.
Hotel facility in darkut Yasin
There are small cabins in Darkut to serve you tea, but there isn’t any hotel to stay in or have lunch or dinner.
Schools in Darkut Valley
There is one Government high school and one Aga Khan Daimonond jubilee high school in Darkut
Winters in Darkut Valley
Winters starts in October and ends in April. In these months, the valley remains full of snow—the temperature frozen minus. People stay indoors. For heating purposes, wood has been used. It stays disconnected from the other sites in these six months.
But life at Darkut Valley is very hard due to the lack of basic facilities and harsh weather conditions. The Darkut valley has also come across many floods in the past. Many people lost their houses and land in the flood of 2010.