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Kalam and Malam Jabba attract tourists

KALAM: Kalam and Malam Jabba are being thronged by tourists who find it easier to reach these hilly areas after construction of Swat Motorway.

Following the Met Office forecast of rains and snowfall over the hills in Swat from 3rd to 7th Jan, tourists along with families headed towards Kalam and Malam Jabba.

It is pertinent to mention here that Kalam is blessed with about 50 lakes including the famous Mahodand situated 2,865 meters above the sea level at Usho valley.

These days, Kalam’s adjoining scenic hilly areas including Matiltan, Ushu, Utror, Gabral and Mohdand are also jam-packed with tourists.

Interestingly, some 1.5 million tourists had visited Swat district during last Eid-ul-Azha holidays that yielded a revenue of Rs. 66 billion.

KP Tourism and Archaeology Department stated that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KP C&TA) had been working on a number of development projects for promotion of tourism and uplift of new potential destinations to reduce tourists’ load in existing destinations on Kalam, Nathia Gali and Naran-Kaghan.

A new tourism valley Ganool featuring splendid natural beauty, is being introduced to reduce load on existing tourists resorts. | YouTube Channel


Anum Mashkoor

Anum Mashkoor is writing for since Sept 2018, particularly on Environment-related matters.