Salt Range Tourism

Explore beautiful

and amazing places in salt range. Katas Raj, Soon Valley, Kallar Kahar,

Swaik lake & Khewra Salt mine are top destinations of Salt Range tourism services

Destinations

Kallar Kahar

The Kallar Kahar, Valley of flowers and peacocks contain plenty of interesting spots, including the beautiful lake , and its view from the peak of mountains is more than worth the trip all on its own.

Soon Valley

The Valley of natural lacks, waterfalls and gardens. 56 Km long and and an average 15 Km wide valley surrounded by beautiful green and highest mountains of Salt Range and Sakesar. This place is truly an amazing and magical destination to explore and have the best time of your life.

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Khewra Salt mine

The khewra salt mine is world second largest salt mine. The mine is famous for its production of pink Khewra salt, often marketed as Himalayan salt, and is a major tourist attraction, About 250,000+ visitors visit the mine every year. Khewra Salt Mine is located in Khewra, north of Beautiful Jhelum River and Pind Dadan Khan City, an administrative subdivision of Jhelum District, Punjab, Pakistan.

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Katas Raj Temples

1500 Years Old Katas Raj temples situated near a beautiful green valley Choa Saidan Shah, an administrative subdivision of CHAKWAL District, Pakistan.

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Dhoke Tahlian Dam

Dhok Tahlian Dam is located near Dhok tahlian villages, 10 KM away from Choa Saidan Shah and Katas Raj. An attractive, green and beautiful place to enjoy memorable moments with friends and family.

Malot Fort

Malot is a small village located between Kallar kahar and Choa Saidan Shah. Malot Fort was built in 10th century AD and has the synthesis of Kashmiri and Greek architecture.

Kusak Fort

Kusak Fort is a historic fort in the Valley of Choa Saidan Shah. This fort was built in the 11th century by Raja Jodh who was the son of the legendary Janjua Sultan, Raja Mall Khan Janjua. Kusak Fort is about 48 Km away from Kallar Kahar.

Chehal Abdal Arra Basharat

About 3600 ft above mean sea level, one of the most hilly, green and attractive spot is ideal for stay away from stress and spend memorable moments with friends and family. 15 Km away from the valley of Choa Saidan Shah.

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Swaik Lake

Swaik lake is a beautiful lake in the mountains of Salt Range and Kallar Kahar. An amazing place for camping, BBQ and swimming. Only 10 Km away from Kallar Kahar. Tourists and visitors are advised to use motorway M2 and take exit from Kallar Kahar Interchange.

Climate

The climate of Chakwal is considered to be a local steppe climate. The summer season starts from the month of April and continues till October. May and June are the hottest months with day temperature usually ranging from 40 to 45 degree centigrade. The winter season begins from the month of November and continues till March. January is the coldest month with a mean minimum temperature of 1 degree centigrade. Dust storms occur occasionally during the hot season relieving temporarily the intensity of heat. Towards the end of June monsoon conditions appear and during the following two and half months spell of rainy season alternates with intervals of sultry weather.

Culture

Chakwal is situated in Dhani region of Potohar in northern Punjab. Chakwal and surrounding areas are home to ancient Soan civilization and it has a very rich history. Chakwal district has four Tehsils; Kalarkahar, Choha Saiden Shah, Chakwal and Talagang. This area is semi-arid with shortage of water. There are some natural and man-made lakes. People engage in agricultural activities. Mustard, Wheat, Grains, Sesame, Peanuts and Tara Mira are widely grown in this area. Loqat are grown in large farms of Choa Saidan Shah and Kallar Kahar. Salt mines and coal mines are also present which are mostly owned by people in this region and local workers are employed. People in this region are strong fighters and stub born. They are brave. Many employees of army have originated from this area. Education is also quite common. People place a lot of importance on education. Many army related schools (Fauji Foundation, PAF etc.), government schools and private schools are situated in this area. In the Mid 80’s many uneducated but skilled labor also went to Gulf region so these expatriates send money to their families living in this region.