Kallar Kahar (Punjab)
Kallar kahar, a valley of peacocks, is located in Chakwal district at distance of 250 km from Lahore on Islamabad-Lahore Motorway M2. It is famous for its beautiful salt water lakes and natural garden of loquat trees, with wildlife specially peacocks.
The most famous lake is Kallar Kahar just on Islamabad-Lahore Motorway M2, people goting to Islamabad or coming from Islamabad, like to stay for some time there. It is a salt water lake at an altitude of 1,500 feet over an area of 8 km. People love to boating here, either motor boating or pedal boating.
Mughal Emperor Zahir-ud-Din Babar stayed at Kallar Kahar, when coming from Kabul to attack Delhi. He addressed his armies on a throne that was built by cutting a big rock, later that rock was named as Takht-e-Babri. It still exists in Kallar Kahar and attracts number of tourists.
The lake and adjoining areas are also famous for being habitat of different species of birds specially peacocks. In winter season, more birds are migrated to different region in Kallar Kahar, that makes Kallar Kahar more attractive tourist place. TDCP motel is also available in Kallar Kahar to serve tourist for various locations in Kallar Kahar.