Thursday, October 6, 2022

Neelam Valley Azad Kashmir: Tourism and Famous Places – Tourist Guide – Neelam Valley Information

 


Neelam Valley, yes Neelam Valley is one of the beautiful valleys of Kashmir and it is in Pakistan-administered Kashmir ie Azad Kashmir:


Brief introduction of Neelam Valley:


The Valley covers an area of 3,621 km2 (1,398 sq mi). The population of Neelum Valley is 191,251 as per 2017 census. Neelam Valley Muzaffarabad is located in the northeast of Azad Kashmir. 

The Neelum Valley is about 4,000 meters above sea level. The Neelam Valley was named Neelam because of the river Neelam. Neelum Valley is the largest district of Azad Kashmir in terms of area. There are 360 small and large function villages in Neelum Valley. There are two tehsils of Neelum valley, Athmaqam and Sharda. The Neelum Valley is exactly along the Line of Control. 


Here are some tips for tourists visiting Neelam Valley:

If you also want to visit Neelam Valley, keep the following in mind. 

1. Neelum Valley is a mountainous area so you are only in summer in Neelum Valley. Any time you travel to Neelum Valley from May to September will be safe for you. Else if you want to travel in winter, you just have to travel up to eight places. 

2. Travel to the major tourist destinations of Neelum Valley is possible only in summer. All areas beyond the eighth floor can be seen only in summer. 

3. In Neelum Valley, even in summer, rain often increases the cold, so keep warm clothes with you. 

4. Also check the weather report etc. before coming to the valley as the road is closed due to landslide in rainy days. 


What are the networks in Neelum Valley?

SCOM and Ufone in Neelum Valley. Both these networks are running now. In Neelum Valley, if you want to run internet, you can only use SCOM and PTCL WIFI. Ufone’s SIM is limited to calls only in Neelum Valley. We will write an article about SCOM network on our website. If you want more information about SCOM you can read that article. 


The best way to get to Neelum Valley from Pakistan:


You have to come to Rawalpindi first. You have to come to Muzaffarabad from Rawalpindi. You can come to Muzaffarabad in two ways. One is through Murree Road or you can reach Muzaffarabad from Hazarawali Road. After coming to Muzaffarabad you can reach Neelam Valley from Neelam Road. If you have your own car, it may take you about one and half hours from Rawalpindi to Muzaffarabad and if you do not have your own car, it may take you three or more hours. If you want to come to Azad Kashmir not from Pakistan but from any other country then after landing at Islamabad Airport you come to Rawalpindi and after that you can go anywhere in Azad Kashmir. 


Great Places to see in Neelam Valley Azad Kashmir


Neelum Valley 

Nellum velley is the most beautiful area of Azad Kashmir. The whole 360 villages of Neelum Valley are an example of your beauty. Today I will tell you in detail about some places of Neelum Valley. 


Noseri Dam 

Noseri Dam was recently built and is known as the Neelum Jhelum Project. The purpose of the dam is to divert water from the Neelum River to the Jhelum River through a tunnel. Nosiri Dam is located 36 km from Muzaffarabad and it attracts tourists traveling on Neelam Road. 

Kundal Shahi

Kundal Shahi is located at a distance of about 74 km from Muzaffarabad. In this area Nala joins Jagran river Neelum. Trout are found here in the Neelum River. There are hotels for tourists in Kundal Shahi. 

Kutton Jagran Valley

Kutton (Jagran Valley) Kutton ) is located at an altitude of 1530 meters above sea level. Jagran Valley is 16 km from Kundal Shahi. Jagran Valley covers an area of about 10 km. In Jagran Valley you will find many guest houses to stay. Cotton Jagran is rich in natural beauty and it is an attractive place for tourists.

Athmuqam

Athmuqam is located at a distance of 10 km from Kundal Shahi. It is located at an altitude of 1371 m above sea level. The eighth place is the headquarters of Neelum district. It is a great place for tourists. There are all kinds of facilities for tourists. There are Bazaar Hospital Bank Guest House and Hotel. The natural beauty of the eighth place is the center of attraction for tourists. 


Karen 

Karen is located at a distance of 9 km from Karen VIII. It is located at an altitude of 1524 meters above sea level. The Azad Kashmir Department of Politics has built a rest house for tourists here. 

Karen Valley is right next to the Line of Control. Karen Valley is divided into Azad Kashmir and Occupied Kashmir. Walking on Neelam Road, you will see the Indian flag at Karen. Half or more of the Karen Valley area is near India. Karen is an attractive place for tourists. From where tourists can see the Indian posts up close. If a Kashmiri sees the Indian flag at Karen’s place, his heart yearns for freedom. There is a small market and some hotels in Karen. 

Upper Nellum 

Upper Nellum is one and a half kilometers away from Upper Nellum Karen. Upper Sapphire is 1824 meters above sea level. Wrapped in the green color of the upper sapphire, the village is full of wild flowers and their own culture has become a tourist attraction. The villages of Upper Neelam are so famous for their beauty that people travel 18 hours to reach the last village of the valley. The famous villages and lakes of Upper Neelam are so famous and captivating that people walk for hours to see these membranes and villages. Upper Sapphire is almost near the Line of Control. Dawarian Dwarian Dwarian is located about 15 km from Karen and it is 1615 m above sea level. It is a village in the middle of the mountains. The whole area is surrounded by dense forest. One of the cautious roads in the area connects Kagan Valley with Neelum Valley. There are also hotels and guest houses for tourists in this area. 


Rati Gali Lake 

Ratti Gali Lake is located at a distance of 18 km from the famous and charming Rati Gali Lake. It is located at an altitude of about 12,130 feet above sea level. There is a road to reach Rati Gali Lake but only jeep can run on this road. From May to October you can visit Rati Gali Lake. There is a tent facility for tourists on Rati Gali Lake. 


Sharda Neelum Valley 

Sharda Nellum velley Sharda is also a charming and captivating place of Neelum Valley Azad Kashmir. It is located at a distance of 136 km from Muzaffarabad and 30 km from Dwarian. Sharda is the second tehsil of Neelam Valley. Sharda is located at an altitude of about 1981 meters above sea level. Sharda is a beautiful valley as well as a historical place. A centuries-old Buddhist university still exists here today. 

The university was built in the 9th century and still exists today at Sharda. Sharda is a great place for tourists. Here you will find all kinds of basic necessities from many hotels, restaurants and markets. Sharda is a beautiful valley covered with greenery flowing along the blue river flowing between the mountains. 


Nail Sapphire Valley KAIL velley Nail Sapphire Valley is one of the most beautiful areas of Azad Kashmir. Kail Muzaffarabad is located at a distance of 158 kms from Azad Kashmir and 81 kms from Athmaqam and 19 kms from Sharda. Kail is a beautiful village in Azad Kashmir. The incident also took place near the Line of Control. The nail also wants to be known as nail sector. Kel is a great place for tourists. 


Thousands of tourists visit Kel Valley every year. Nail is located at a distance of about 2097 meters above sea level. At the site of the nail, the Shunthar Nalla and the Coconut Nalla meet the Neelum River. It can be reached from Kail Schunter By Pass to Gilgit Agency which is located at an altitude of 4420 meters. Only jeeps can go on the road beyond Kel. You will need to book a jeep to get from Kail to Taubat and from Kail to Schunter. Nail is a charming valley and an attractive place for tourists. The people here have their own culture, their own dress, especially women’s clothing, an example of which is not found anywhere else in the world. There are many facilities for tourists in Kiel. 


There are facilities for tents on mountains and lakes. There are hotels, restaurants, guest houses, government rest houses etc. in Kiel. The Valley of Cal is one of the largest villages in the Neelum Valley. Flying nail in the valley is a very beautiful place. The head back in the nail is 6326 meters above sea level. Headed Back Glacier is the highest back and head glacier of Azad Kashmir (25 km long). Horses etc. are available for tourists in Kal Neelum Valley where there is no road. 


Arang Kel


Arang Kail is a beautiful village near the Line of Control. Flying nail to nail is located at a distance of 9 km. The flying nail is located at an average altitude of 2500 meters above sea level. There is a dolly (Chair Left) facility to get rid of the nail. There is no car service from nail to fly nail so if you have to go from nail to fly nail then you have to go to Dolly (Chair Left) first and then when you fly by Dolly (Chair Left). You will be punched in the nail forest then you will have to walk there for about half an hour. The beauty of the nail polish will take away all your fatigue when you go for the nail polish. There is a guest house etc. facility for tourists in Udnik Khel. S


hounter Velley


Shounter Valley is located approximately 34 km from Kell. Shunthar Valley is located on the last corner of Azad Kashmir. From Shunthar to Astor Chilas Gilgit can be reached on foot in about 12 hours. There is a beautiful and charming lake in Schunter Valley known as Schunther Lake. Schunter is located at an altitude of about 2800 meters above sea level. 


Nathar Lake is called Chamchi Sar by the locals because the shape of Lake Shunthar is like a spoon so people named this lake Chamchi Sar. Schunter is a beautiful place between the mountains. In the summer, thousands of tourists travel to the Shunter Valley. Another beautiful and highest lake of Azad Kashmir is Chatta Katha in Shunthar Valley. The only way to get from Kel to Schunter is by jeep. Chitta Katha Lake Chita Katha Lake Chitta Katha Lake is one of the highest lakes in Azad Kashmir. 


This lake is located at an altitude of 13500 feet above sea level. To get from Lake Nail to the lake, you’ll need to take a chip to Lilam Tent Village. If you have to go to the lake, you have to take a guide with you. You will have to walk from Lelam Tent Village to Chatta Katha Lake. This route goes through the middle of the mountains and reaches Chatta Katha Dick 1. Tent Village facility is available on Dick 1 and Dick 2. 


The journey from the road to the lake is at least 4 hours. The locals complete the journey in 4 hours. The road is uphill so consider your health and decide to go to Chatta Katha Lake. It may take tourists about 6 to 8 hours to complete this route.


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