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Khabikki Lake (Urdu: کھبکی جھیل) is a salt water lake, in the Soan Sakaser Valley in the southern Salt Range area in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan. This lake is formed due to the absence of drainage in the range. It is part of Uchhali Wetlands Complex and has been designated a Ramsar site.
|Location||Salt Range, Pakistan|
|Max. length||2 km (1.2 mi)|
|Max. width||1 km (0.62 mi)|
|Surface area||243 hectares (2.43 km2)|
|Average depth||0.2 to 6 m (0.66 to 19.69 ft)|
|Surface elevation||740 metres (2,430 ft)|
|Designated||22 March 1996|
The lake is one kilometer wide and two kilometres long. A hill gently ascends on the right side of the lake.
Khabikki is also the name of a neighboring village. Boats are available, and there are two places to stay. A full fledged recreational resort has been established by TDCP with all necessary facilities and quick access to the resort from the main road.
- "Management Plan Uchhali Wetlands Complex" (PDF). ramsar.org. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
- "Ramsar List" (PDF). ramsar.org. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
- M. Ajmal Khan; Benno Böer; Münir Öztürk (12 May 2014). Sabkha Ecosystems: Volume IV: Cash Crop Halophyte and Biodiversity Conservation. Springer. p. 114. ISBN 978-94-007-7411-7.
There are several brackish lakes in the Salt Range in the Punjab (Kalar Kahar in Chakwal District, Khabikki Lake in Soan Sakesar valley)...
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