Azad Kashmir is widely recognized as a paradise and has numerous beautiful places to visit. It’s all down to the vivid green valleys that make you never look away once you see them. It’s a region with a lot of streams, a lot of lakes, and a lot of wildlife to see.
Every year, a significant number of people from all around the world visit the lush green surroundings and calm environment. If you enjoy nature and want to see something unique, don’t hesitate to pack your bags for a trip to Azad Kashmir, the heavenly region.
Here are 5 beautiful places in Azad Kashmir that you must visit if you are planning a trip there.
Neelum Valley is regarded as one of the most beautiful sights on earth. It wouldn’t be incorrect to name it “Heaven of Earth.” It is located in the heart of Azad Kashmir, the country of fantasy. The Valley is a 240-kilometer-long valley with stunningly beautiful scenery. It is located near Muzaffarabad’s north and northeast.
In Neelum Valley, blue waters and lush greenery are as beautiful as they come. This is God’s wonderful gift to humanity, located in Pakistan’s Azad Kashmir.
It offers many suburbs and small towns, lakes, hiking trails, mountain passes, and other magnificent highlights that make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Arangkel, Kutton, Athmaqam, Karen, Kundal Shahi, Shardha, Dowarian, Kel, and Salkhala are all worth visiting in Neelum Valley.
Ratti Gali Lake
Ratti Gali Lake is a magnificent high frozen lake in Pakistan’s Azad Kashmir’s Neelum Valley. The lake is situated at a height of 12,130 feet. The lake is supplied by the glacial waters of the surrounding hills. Individuals can trek to the most incredible location in Neelum Valley since the area is so modest and tranquil.
The entire region around this lake transforms into lush green fields brimming with scented magnificent flowers in the summer. During the winter, this valley is coated with snow and enormous chunks of glacier float in Ratti Gali Lake’s deep blue clear water. From November through April, this lake is completely frozen.
A well-known town in Azad Kashmir that also serves as the Poonch district headquarters. Rawalakot is a beautiful valley nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, around 80 kilometers from Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
Due to its location in the northern area, the winter season is hard on everyone, therefore it is best to visit this spot in the summer for a more adventurous experience.
Rawalakot’s mesmerizing beauty is revealed throughout the summer season. You must see the popular tourist sites of Tatta Pani, Sudhngalli, and Toli Pir when traveling around this area.
Pir Chinasi is located in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Azad Kashmir. It is one of Pakistan’s most popular tourist destinations. Pir Chinsai is a fantastic place to visit in the winter, as it leads you all the way to the snowy top through the twists and turns.
The route to Pir Chinasi is a little hard to navigate, but if you’re feeling adventurous, it’ll be one of the highlights of your trip to Azad Kashmir. Its history will expose you to Hazrat Shah Hussain, a Greater Kashmir Saint whose Shrine is located in this location.
Banjosa Lake is a resort and a man-made lake. It is 18 kilometers from the major city of Rawalakot in Poonch (District of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan).
You will undoubtedly find your way to Banjosa Lake while navigating Rawalakot. The clear-water lake, tall trees, and abundant vegetation, as well as the pleasant climate (summer temperatures seldom surpass 25°C), make it a must-see tourist attraction.
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