Fragrant Days and Nights of Azad Kashmir are Matchless

Azad Kashmir is a place where beauties of nature are at its best. It is impossible to interpret the natural beauty of Azad Kashmir in words no matter how master poet you are. Its majestic ice capped mountain peaks, thick green forests, zigzag fountains and rivers, saffron scented valleys, fascinating climate and many other things make it an excellent spot for tourists to come and enjoy the most fragrant days and nights of their lives.

No doubt there are many notable spots of tourist attraction in Azad Kashmir but for the time being we have brought for you the details about:

Neelum Valley

It is the most visited and popular tourist spot of Azad Kashmir. It is situated alongside the river and most of its area is covered with thick forests Neelum on prime location. It is based at an easy access point that is why most of the tourists prefer to visit it. The main road leading to Neelum valley is perfectly suitable for all kinds of major transport. It can be easily approached via Muzaffarabad and its boundaries starts 43 km from Muzaffarabad.

Due to its geographical importance, Neelum valley has been commercialized to a great extent during the past few years, thus making it easier to seek all kinds of everyday amenities here.

The valley also hosts some bases for various prominent treks. That is the reason it is also known as the “PARADISE” of Kashmir.

Some of the important areas of the valley worth visiting include Kutton, Jagran, Athmuqam, Sharda, Kel etc.

Chitta Khatta Lake

Chitta Katha Lake is situated in the renowned Shounter valley of Azad Kashmir at a height of 13,500 feet. It is only accessible through trekking and remains frozen most part of the year.

In terms of unmatchable scenic beauty, Chitta Khatta Lake is another name for perfection.

It has a magnificent breathtaking view with snow-capped peaks shadowing its crystal clear blue water. It is surrounded by glaciers, meadows and numerous small and large waterfalls.

You can camp almost anywhere near the lake and spend a night or two in its magical vicinity.

If the day is clear and you are lucky enough to experience a sunrise, you may witness the magnificent reflection of the sun rays unto the water, which will no doubt mesmerize you. 

It is an ideal location for adventure seeking people.

Ratti Gali lake

It is another breathtaking spot of Azad Kashmir. It attracts a large number of hikers each year due to its fantastic views which are to be seen nowhere but here. Even the trek leading to Ratti Gali lake is unique and marvelous due to the beautiful streams, lush greenery, glaciers, ravines and gorges running along its sides.

There is no other way to reach the lake due to the above mentioned rugged landscape. You may get tired while travelling on that zig zag track but once you reach the lake, all your tiresome feeling will be washed away by its majestic view.

The locality of Ratti Gali lake also entertains nonnative wildlife including hawks and otters.

Leepa Valley

Leepa Valley is situated 105 kilometres from Muzaffarabad. It is divided into the Reshian, Dao Khan, Leepa, and Chananian sectors. It is one of the most scenic tourist spots of Azad Kashmir. It is famous for the amazing step-farming technique used by the farmers here. Another reason people love to come and stay here is that this valley is extremely calm and peaceful. The lush green forested hills offer extremely beautiful views. 

The pleasant atmosphere and pollution free localities make it a perfect place to relax and forget about the worries of city life.


It is the most famous tourist spot situated in the Pir Panjal Range of Azad Kashmir. Due to its majestic views it is also known as “The Pearl Valley”. If you are planning a tour of Azad Kashmir and Rawalakot is not on your list, you better not go for a tour at all. In addition to many other qualities it is an ideal picnic spot for families and groups. It is one of the most easily accessible point no matter what kind of transport you have.  

Some parts Rawalakot have become heavily commercialized and comfortable during the past few years. Necessities of everyday life are easy to locate. Along with all these modern day facilities it also offers a vast area of lush green patches with exotic flora and fauna. 

Have you read all the details about major tourist attraction of Azad Kashmir? So, what are you waiting for? Packs your luggage and hop on a journey to one of these majestic spots!


  • syed ahmad

    May 9, 2018 AT 01:01 PM

    kashmir is truly a heaven on earth, indeed an extremely beautiful place, has to be seen to be believed.

    Shuja Haider

    May 28, 2018 AT 11:16 AM

    pakistan is love.

    Abdullah Imran

    May 30, 2018 AT 07:26 PM

    i'm planning to visit azad kashmir on eid vacations

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