The name “Khushab” has been derived from two Persian words “, Khush” and “Aab”, referring to the sweet & refreshing water of the Jhelum river. District Khushab has a distinctive position in the province due to its terrain and topography. The town is situated on the right bank of the Jhelum River. It has mountains, scenic valleys, lakes, waterfalls, fertile plains, deserts and rivers. It is rich in mineral resources and wildlife, e.g. Punjab urial, chinkara, chokor, partridge, waterfowl ducks, hawks etc. Soon Valley, situated in district khushab is one of the most beautiful places in the district. The desert of Thal in it is a place of Gram cultivation. There are strategic installations at Girote, Sodhi Jaywali, P.A.F Air Base Sakessar and RADAR Station. Khushab town was the headquarters of the Shahpur district of Punjab during British rule. Jauharabad is a town situated in Khushab District and its the district headquarter of Khushab district. It has a population of approximately 60,000 people. Jauharabad is named after Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar, a prominent figure in the Pakistan Independence movement. Jauharabad was developed in 1953 under a master plan and was initially designated as the new federal capital of Pakistan until the site at Islamabad was chosen to replace it in 1958. Later, because of its planned design, open spaces and wide avenues, the district headquarters of Khushab District was shifted to Jauharabad from Khushab city. Jauharabad is one of the few planned urban settlements in Pakistan (including Faisalabad, Sargodha, Islamabad and Gwadar). It has mountains, scenic valleys, lakes, waterfalls, fertile plains, deserts and rivers.
Places to Visit
The Valley of Soon and Sakesar
The Soon Valley is in the north-west of Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan. Its biggest settlement is the town of Naushera. The valley reaches out from the town of Padhrar to Sakesar, the most elevated crest in the Salt Range. The valley is 35 miles in length and has a normal width of 9 miles. It covers a 300-square-mile territory.
Khabaki Lake and Forests
Khabaki is a town and one of the 51 Union Councils of Khushab District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. Khabeki Lake is situated close to the town Khabeki. Its region is 1421 sections of land. It is a perpetual lake and its water is reasonable for fishery ranches. The branch of fisheries had additionally built up a fishery cultivate here before. Its course incorporates from Naushera to Khabeki or from Rwp/Isl/Lahore to Khabeki through Kalar Kahaar or Talagang.
Kallar Kahar is a town and subdivision of Chakwal District in Punjab, Pakistan. It is the capital of Kallar Kahar Tehsil. This lovely place is acclaimed for the normal garden of loquat trees, Salt Water Lake with excellent types of peacocks.
Khadoomi is an uncommon stunner; immaculate, quiet and off the traveller trail. It is situated close Nurshingh Phuwar. These cuts are around multi-week old and the volume and width of the cascade are lessening every day, so the scene most presumably will be distinctive at this point. Try not to design your visit to this place with kids, elderly individuals or women. The trail prompting this place is greatly hazardous at a few focuses which you will find in a photograph later on; also the addicts on those mountains. Try not to discard any sort of waste there, be a sensible individual and keep this place clean. Be careful with the falling rocks uncommonly close to the inception of the spring. Keep in mind if any trick turns out badly, you are amidst no place and miles from any sort of medicinal office.
Uchhali is a saltwater lake in Soan Sakaser Valley in the southern Salt Range zone in Pakistan. This lake is framed because of the nonappearance of seepage in the range. Sakaser, the most noteworthy mountain in the Salt Range at 1,522 meters, lingers over the lake. Uchali Lake is the most prominent vacation spot in the valley. This lake is framed because of the nonattendance of seepage in the range. Sakaser, the most noteworthy mountain in the Salt Range at 1,522 meters (4,993 ft), lingers over the lake. Because of its saline water the lake is inert, however, offers a pleasant view. The water of Lake Uchali is bitter and saline in nature and cleaning up in such water isn’t sound, yet the general population who have certain skin conditions may recuperate. Watercraft are likewise accessible for sculling. Uchali Lake draws in several transient winged creatures every year and is a perfect safe house for the fledgeling watchers.