Khushab, its meaning is sweet water, is situated at the Jhelum River in Punjab at the distance of 250 km from Lahore, next to Sargodha on Islamabad-Lahore Motorway M-2, on the left from Bhularwan interchange via Bhalwal or from Sial Interchange on Lahore-Sargodha Road, National Highway N60 at the distance of 232 km from Lahore.
Khushab geographically consists of different types of landscapes with agricultural lowland plains, small hills, beautiful lakes, and part of the Thal desert between the Indus river and the Jhelum river.
There are three beautiful and charming lakes in Khushab. Those are Ochali, Khabbaki and Jahlar. There are a lot of Forest reserves in the Khushab district, one of them is Kanhatti Gardens near Khabbaki village, and these are other main attractions of Khushab. This area of Khushab consisting of lakes and forests is also called Soon Valley. The Khabikki Lake is a very beautiful place to visit in the southern Salt Range, it is a one kilometre wide and two-kilometre wide salt-water lake. The Sakaser is the name of the highest mountain in the Salt Range at the altitude of 4946 feet in Soon Valley.
The Uchhali lake, at the foot of Sakaser mountain, is another saltwater lake. The water of this lake is lifeless but has a good picturesque view. This location is best for a one-day trip or picnic, but at the tough walking point
Another importance of Khushab is the Kushab Nuclear complex, a very important part of Pakistan's Special Weapons Program, which makes our country\'s defense undefeatable.
Tour places in Khushab
The Soon Valley is one of the beautiful valleys in the Punjab Province in the Salt Range and can be accessed through Khushab-Mianwali road via the Khushab district at a distance of 288 km from Lahore. It can also be accessed via Kaller Kahar on Islamabad-Lahore Motorway M2.
Tourism in Soon Valley