Kalam and Malam Jabba: A Tale of Natural Beauty and Adventure
Nestled in the picturesque Swat Valley of Pakistan, Kalam and Malam Jabba stand as testament to the unparalleled beauty of the region. These two destinations, though distinct in their offerings, share a common thread of enchanting landscapes and cultural richness.
Kalam, often referred to as the “Switzerland of Pakistan,” is a serene valley located in the upper reaches of Swat. The journey to Kalam is an adventure in itself, winding through lush green valleys, meandering rivers, and towering mountains. The valley is surrounded by snow-capped peaks, with the Ushu and Utror rivers adding to the scenic charm. The pristine beauty of Kalam is further accentuated by dense pine forests, making it a haven for nature lovers and trekkers.
One of the highlights of Kalam is the Mahodand Lake, a crystal-clear alpine lake that sits amidst lofty mountains. The lake is surrounded by meadows, providing a perfect setting for picnics and camping. Adventure seekers can indulge in boating and fishing, while others can simply revel in the tranquility of the surroundings. The Ushu Forest and Matiltan are other must-visit spots, offering captivating landscapes and a chance to witness the rich biodiversity of the region.
Moving towards Malam Jabba, the landscape takes a different turn, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty and adventure sports. Known for its ski resorts, Malam Jabba is a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts. The Malam Jabba Ski Resort, situated at an elevation of 2,804 meters, boasts the only ski slope in Pakistan with modern facilities. The resort caters to skiers of all levels, from beginners to advanced, and the surrounding snow-covered peaks add to the thrill of the experience.
Apart from skiing, Malam Jabba offers opportunities for trekking and hiking during the summer months. The trek to the famous Malam Jabba Buddhist Stupa provides not only a glimpse into the rich history of the region but also panoramic views of the Swat Valley. The Stupa is a testament to the cultural diversity that has shaped the Swat Valley over the centuries.
The cultural aspect of Kalam and Malam Jabba is equally intriguing. The people of Swat Valley, predominantly Pashtuns, have a rich heritage that reflects in their traditions, attire, and folklore. Visitors can engage with the local communities, experiencing their hospitality and immersing themselves in the vibrant culture.
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– Group of 2 Persons: PKR 51500 Per Head
– Group of 4 Persons: PKR 37500 Per Head
– Group of 10 Persons: PKR 20500 Per Head
– Group of 18 Persons: PKR 17500 Per Head
– Group of 10 Persons: PKR 28000 Per Head
– Group of 18 Persons: PKR 24500 Per Head
(NOTE: Mentioned prices are estimated and are subject to change according to the requirements.)
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– 90% amount will be refunded if cancelled 7 days prior to tour.
– 75% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 4-6 days Prior to tour.
– 50% amount will be refunded if Cancelled 2-3 days Prior to tour.
– No amount will be refunded if Cancelled in last 24 hours.
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Change of date is not available for trekking, seasonal, and fixed departure tours. However, it can be availed after discussion with our team.
Change of date is available for customized tours and for some road group tours.
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