You are welcome to the most magnificent, exotic, lush green, picturesque and elegant Valley of Kalam (100 kms from Mingora) on all times unforgettable festival. The event is being staged at two natural sites (Ushu Forest and Mahudand Lake) stretched over a weak (12 - 16 July 12).
The fascinating natural vistas of the Valley and route to it were adversely affected firstly by militancy of 2009 and later by devastating floods of 2010. A lot has gone in since then to rehabilitate the tourism in Swat returning peace and smiles. Kalam / Mahudand Summer Festival is one such effort aimed at promoting tourism in peaceful security environment and affording a unique opportunity to the visitors to come and explore the Switzerland of South Asia Getting down from motorway at Rashakai Interchange through naturally crafted the best landscape of the world till Kalam and onward to Mahudand lake is nothing less than a ride through heavens.
Drive upto Kalam. The exotic ride from Rashakai Interchange upto Kalam is not just a drive through, rather full of scenic highlights and internationally recognized tourists’ resorts all along majestic River Swat including Malakand, Fizaghat, Main Dam, Madyan, Bahrain, Mankial Reserve Forest and breath taking Ushu Forest of Kalam (the one and only of its kind).
Heavenly Place on Earth – Kalam . The Valley at the junction of three rivers(Ushu, Utror and Swat) with towering lush green mountains full of natural fauna all around, hosting green meadows and crystal aqua lakes, is called as Kalam but believed as heaven. Staying at a height of 2200 meters (7200 feet) Kalam Valley affords room for green plateau along the river.