Kalam valley

kalam-valley

Kalam valley (Khyber Pakhtoonkawa)


Kalam, a cool and pleasant hill station in Hindu Kush Range, is located at the distance of 350 km from Islamabad via Mardan and Malakand on the bank of the Swat River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is a lush green valley with thick pine forest, meadows and waterfalls. The best season to visit Kalam is in the months of April to August. Tourists can enjoy very beautiful and charming views of Swat River in Kalam.

Kalam is a starting point of the Swat River by the confluence of Gabral and ushu rivers. It is situated at an elevation of 6,600 feet, the Mount Falaksar at the altitude of 19,616 feet, is the highest peak in the Swat Valley and it is visible from Kalam and Mahudand Lake.

Ushu, Utror, and Gabral are beautiful hill stations in the near vacinity of Kalam. Ushu galacier is beautiful visiting place at the distance of 8 km from Kalam accessible throuhg jeep. At the same spot, a beautiful falling waterfall is another main attraction in summer season. After crossing Ushu, Mahodand Lake is a largest and beautiful lake in Swat at the distance of 40 km from Kalam.

Another charming lake in Utror valley is Kundol Lake, which at the distance of 19 km from Kalam.

Kalam valley Map

Picture of Kalam valley

Road toward Kalam

Road toward Kalam

Bahrain Road leads toward Kalam Valley along the Swat River, is one of the main road in Swat Valley. Due to rain and flowing water from the nearby...

Road leads to Ushu Glacier

Road leads to Ushu Glacier

The road turns toward left side for Ushu Valley, Ushu Galcier and Mahodand Lake from the Kalam. The Ushu Road passes through dense Kalam Forest of...

Mighty Fall 22 near Ushu Kalam

Mighty Fall 22 near Ushu Kalam

On the way to Mahudand Lake on Ushu Road, there is a splendid waterfall, known as Mighty 22 Waterfall. It is also known as Matiltan or Ushu...

Hut near Swat River
Swat River in Kalam

Swat River in Kalam

The Swat River is started from Kalam by the merger of the Ushu River and Gabral River. It flows in a narrow channel in Kalam Valley, so its speed...

Rest House in Kalam
Kalam Valley View
Waterfall at Ushu Glasier

Waterfall at Ushu Glasier

Ushu Glacier is located at the distance of 21 km from Kalam, which is an important point to visit. In the beginning of summer season, you can see...

Stream near Ushu Glacier

Stream near Ushu Glacier

Flow of stream near Ushu Glacier is rushing fast, and it also flows over the road toward Mahudand Lake, so vehicle have to cross that fast moving...