Lake Saif-ul-Malook is one of the most mysterious, wonderful and beautiful tourist spot in Pakistan. It is situated no very far from beautiful Naraan valley. It holds in itself a strange but a wonderful story. This lake is considered to be visited by fairies so many fairy tales have been connected to this beautiful lake. It is no doubt a heavenly experience to visit the lake which is like a bowl surrounded by snow capped mountain known as Malika-e-Parbat. The lake is given the name Saif-ul-Malook with reference to a historical event connected to the lake. Saif-ul-Malook was actually a name of a prince who used to visit the lake 100 years ago. One day a beautiful fairy taking a bath into the waters of the lake. He was caught into the beauty of the fairy and soon they both fell in love of each other. They used to meet in the center of that lake which was surrounded all over with high mountains but like all fairy tales there was also a damn who was jealous of their love. He flooded the whole Naraan valley to separate a fairy and the prince. The prince came back on to the lake but the fairy was no more there. But he was told by the other fairies that his beloved had been taken to Koh-e-Kaaf.
The prince decided to go and find his beloved to a strange land. There are many other stories linked with this lake. People go and experience the mysterious beauty of the lake which seems to be surrounded by the fairies which are never visible but can be felt by those who are lost in the magical scenic beauty of the lake. Tourists from all over the world come to the Pakistan and visit the lake. The water of the lake is not good for boarding because that is too much deep. The depth of the water is still unmeasureable so the tourists are not advised to go near the lake. The lake can be visited by road or by trekking. The whole way to the lake is full of so much beauty that wonders and grips the mind of the visitor. And even though there are no restaurants and hotels near to rest or any eatables. The visiting people do not bother these hardships and love to visit the majestic lake.