Kalam is a valley situated at separation of 99 kilometers (62 mi) from Mingora in the northern upper compasses of Swat valley along the bank of Swat River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area of Pakistan. Kalam is encompassed by lavish green slopes, thick timberlands and gave with mesmeric lakes, glades and cascades which are worth seen highlights of the scene. It is the origination of Swat stream which structures with conversion of two noteworthy tributaries of Gabral waterway and Ushu stream.
It is an extensive sub-valley of Swat, at a rise of around 2,000 meters (6,600 feet) above ocean level, and giving rooms to a little yet rich level over the waterway for cultivating. Here, the metaled street closures and shingle street prompts the Usho and Utror valleys. From Matiltan some snow-topped mountains are obvious including Mount Falaksar 5,918 meters (19,416 feet), and another anonymous pinnacle 6,096 meters (20,000 feet) high.
There are great inns in Kalam for visitors to rest and appreciate the cool wind of Swat stream.
Kalam has enormous number of high icy lakes, among them Mahodand lake and Kundol lake are exceptionally well known because of simplicity of availability. In any case, others like Izmis lake, which is situated in nearness with Kundol lake is one of the astounding one in the area. The vast majority of these lakes are available through monotonous trekking over lavish green trails over the way.
Mahodand Lake is one of the biggest and beautiful lake in the Swat valley, situated a ways off of around 40 km from Kalam, in the Usho Sub-valley of Kalam which is spread out in the lower regions of Hindu Kush mountains. It is open with a four-wheel drive vehicle, and is a decent hotel for angling, drifting and outdoors. It is encompassed by snow clad mountains, rich green glades and thick timberlands which hypontise one to its middle.
Kundol Lake is another enchanting lake in Kalam valley which is situated in the north of Utror locale a ways off of 19 km away from kalam. It additionally lies in the lower regions of Hindu Kush mountains and open by means of the mesmeric valley of Ladu through a trek of 4–6 hours.