Kalam is a valley located 99 kilometres from Mingora in the northern upper section of Swat valley along the bank of Swat River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Kalam valley is famous for its mountains, forests and lakes. The Kalam Valley is where the Swat river originates. The Swat River was formed as a result of the confluence of two major tributaries of Gabral river and Ushu river.

Elevation Of Kalam Valley, Swat:

It is at an elevation of about 2,000 m (6,600 ft) above sea level. The valley itself provides room for a plateau that is located above the river and used for farming. There are roads from Kalam that lead to the Usho and Utror valleys. There are mountains that are also visible from Matiltan, a valley close to Kalam Valley, including Mount Falaksar 5,918 meters (19,416 feet), and another unnamed peak 6,096 meters (20,000 feet) high.

Climate Of Kalam Valley:

The average temperature in Kalam is 13.4 °C (56.1 °F), while the annual precipitation averages 639 mm (25.16 in). November is the driest month with 15 mm (0.59 in) of precipitation, while April, the wettest month, has an average precipitation of 93 mm (3.66 in).

July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 24.1 °C (75.4 °F). The coldest month, January, has an average temperature of 1.5 °C (34.7 °F).

Beautiful Tourists Destinations in Kalam Valley:

Some famous tourists spots of kalam in swat area are

Kalam Town
Green Top Kalam View Point
Ushu Forest
Janshai Meadows
Mahodand Lake
Kandol Lake
Izmis Lake
Kalam Summer Festival
Shahi Ground
Dhamaka Lake
Matiltan Waterfall
Blue Water Point

Some Famous Lakes Of kalam in swat :

Kalam has large number of alpine glacial lakes. Two notable lakes in the Kalam Valley are the Mahodand lake and Kundol lake, both of which are frequently visited due to their easy access routes. Other lakes in the region, such as Izmis lake, are harder to enter and need to be done so on foot.

Mahodand Lake is a large lake in the Swat valley, located approximately 40 km from Kalam, in the Usho Sub-valley of Kalam at the base of Hindu Kush mountains. It can be accessed by off-road vehicles and activities such as fishing, boating and camping are commonly undertaken there.

Another notable lake in the Kalam Valley is the Kundol Lake located in the north of Utror region, 19 km away from Kalam. It is located at the base of Hindu Kush mountains and accessible via the valley of Ladu on foot.

The valley the perfect to visit while exploring the beauties of Swat and tourist love to do fishing, hiking in its enchanting sceneries.

Hotel and Rental Cars Services in Kalam Valley :

In Kalam Valley you can find beautiful hotels which provide best fecilities to the visitors. Some hotel have amazing view and you lost in natural beauties of Kalam.

How to reach Kalam Valley?

The easiest way to get to Kalam by road is to take the N95 route (also known as Kalam Road) from Mingora in Swat. The N95 road along the bank of Swat River will take you Kalam passing through Manglor, Charbagh, Khwazakhela, Madyan, Bahrain to your final destination Kalam Valley.