Pakistan is a land of natural beauty and magnificent scenic views. When it comes to the great waterfalls, Pakistan is also blessed with the amazing waterfall tourist spots.

Besides the wonderful waterfalls of Pakistan, the newly discovered waterfall of Abbottabad is the most eye-catching and a great place to visit during the hot summers.

Abbottabad is one of the best tourist places due to the abbottabad lake and other scenic views with outdoor activities. Moreover, Abbottabad is also blessed with the two famous waterfalls named Umbrella Waterfall and Sajikot Waterfall, a must visit in Pakistan.Pakistan has many famous tourist attraction spots. Tourists adventuring other places in Pakistan also love to explore the deserts of Pakistan.

1. Umbrella Waterfall

Umbrella Waterfall is no less than a piece of heaven on earth. Recently, this newly emerged place got a huge attention from tourists. This mesmerising waterfall is worth-seeing and really leaves a peaceful impact on our minds and souls.

The anopy of lush green trees and crystal clear water in between the rocks gives a stunning view.Umbrella Waterfall is such a place anybody would fall in love with!

Location Of Umbrella Waterfall

Umbrella Waterfall is located on the Sajikot road, Abbotabbad in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The waterfall is located 27 km from the Havelian. To reach the place you have to hike down 30-45 minutes from the Village of Poona.

Best Routes to Reach Umbrella Waterfall

The Best route to reach Umbrella waterfall is by Motorway to Hazara Express or from Islamabad to Pir Sohawa that is 75 km from the Poona Village.However, from Nathiagali hotels, the distance is almost 31 km to Poona Village.

After reaching the Poona Village, you have to park your vehicles and hike for 35-45 minutes down to the steep path.

Best Time to visit Umbrella Waterfall

The best time to visit Umbrella Waterfall is during the months of May to September, when the weather is mild and water is at its fullest. The summer is the peak season to visit for outdoor activities and to get a break from the scorching heat of Pakistan.

Umbrella Waterfall- A Safe Site for Tourists and Families

Umbrella Waterfall is a completely safe place for women, kids and tourists. The water is not deep.You can also enjoy the water activities.

There is not any accident or drowning case reported at Umbrella Waterfall till date.

Things to do at Umbrella Waterfall

  • You can enjoy Hiking alongside the beautiful trails and also an interesting thing is a rope at the last 10 minutes of the hiking trail is installed. You can climb down with the help of rope which is totally free of cost enjoyment at Umbrella Waterfall.
  • You can also catch each glimpse of your enjoyment in the camera. Both Waterfalls are great places for photography.
  • You can also enjoy the delicious foods along the roadside to Waterfall.

2. Sajikot Waterfall

Sajikot Waterfall is another amazing natural attraction in Sajikot Village. Sajikot Waterfall is situated in a narrow valley surrounded by lush green trees. The 50 metres high Waterfall is clear and gives a feeling of calmness away from the hectic routine.

The Peak time is summer during the months of May- September to visit the Sajikot Waterfall. The site is safe for tourists, women and children.

Location of Sajikot Waterfall

Sajikot Waterfall is located 4 km away from the Umbrella Waterfall and  27 km away from the Havelian District of Abbottabad.

Things to do at Sajikot Waterfall

  • You can enjoy bird-watching at Sajikot Waterfalls.
  • Camping can also be done at Sajikot Waterfall.
  • Hiking and trekking alongside the beautiful scenery

Preventive Measures at Sajikot Waterfall 

Swimming is risky at Sajikot Waterfall. A few cases of drowning have been reported in the Sajikot Waterfall.

Things To Remember before Travelling to Abbottabad Waterfall 

You must remember the following things before travelling:

  • Keep your rain gears for any emergency situation.
  • Keep first-aid kit and painkillers in your car.
  • Wear quality shoes or trekkers.
  • Shorts for swimming.
  • Bring plenty of water.
  • Wear comfortable clothes.
  • Bring food and drinks due to the lack of restaurants in the area.

Waterfall In Abbottabad FAQs

Where is the Umbrella Waterfall located?

Umbrella Waterfall is located near Sajikot Village 27 km away from Havelian Abbottabad in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Is Abbottabad Waterfall safe for Women and Tourists?

Yes, Abbottabad Waterfalls are completely safe for tourists, Women, and Children.

Which Waterfall is in Havelian Abbottabad?

Sajikot and Umbrella Waterfalls are near Havelian Abbottabad.


Abbottabad is a great tourist spot and is among the famous places of pakistan due to its natural lake and the stunning waterfalls. Apart from other waterfalls, Umbrella Waterfall and Sajikot Waterfall are the most popular tourist spots. A large number of people gather in the peak months of summer to enjoy the refreshing water and outdoor activities.