Shogran (Urdu: شوگران ) is a village situated on a green plateau in the Kaghan Valley, northern Pakistan at a height of 7,749 feet or 2,362 metres above sea level.
The village was affected by the earthquake of 2005 when some buildings were damaged.
Shogran is only 10 km from Kiwai village and 34 km from Balakot. The road from Islamabad to Kiwai is metalled and measures 212 km. 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. Mobile phone services is also available there by Telenor and Mobilink. The local people are friendly and peaceful.
Siri Lake (Urdu: سری جھیل ) is situated near Shogran in Siri, on the way to Payee in Kaghan Valley, Pakistan. It is located at the height of almost 8500 feet (2590 meters).
Siri lake is like a pond but the green forest and mountains standing along the lake make its very attractive and charming. A small forest rest house is also exists there.
Payee Lake (Urdu: پاے جھیل ) is situated in centre of meadow in Payee, near Shogran in Kaghan Valley, Pakistan. It is located at the height of almost 9500 feet (2895 meters).
It is surrounded by Makra Peak, Malka Parbat, Moosa da Musalla and the mountains of Kashmir.
The lake is accessible via Kiwai passing through Shogran by a jeep track.
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