Neelam Valley is the one of the top most beautiful valley in northernmost region of Pakistan. It is a huge valley with beautiful places, Karen, Sharda, Kel, Arang Kel and Taobat are most beautiful visiting points. There is beautiful river which is called Neelam river throughout the valley.
Beautiful Muzaffarabad City is situated on the river side which is 127 km away from Islamabad. It has beautiful waterfalls like Dhani Waterfall, it’s distance from is Muzaffarabad City 33 km. Another beautiful Kutton waterfall, it’s distance from Muzaffarabad City is 60 km.
This Valley lies at an altitude of 1,615 meters (5,299 feet) above sea level. In Winter season mostly mountains are covered from snow and in summer beautiful greenery enrich the beauty of Neelam Valley.
Its’ distance from Islamabad is is 127 km. It is the city where mobile signals work properly, It is the base camp for other beautiful places where you can find almost everything like hotels, restaurants etc.
Keran is a beautiful place in Neelam Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, it is a village and tourist resort. Its distance is 95 kilometers (59 mi) from Muzaffarabad, It is at the altitude of 1,524 meters (5,000 ft) on on the bank of Neelam River. There is a Neelam village which is 2.5 kilometers (1.6 mi) away from Karen.
Ratti Gali Lake is the most beautiful lake, also known as jewelry of the lakes in Pakistan, It is an alpine glacial lake which is located in Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. The Ratti Galli is at an altitude of 12,130 feet (3,700 m) from the sea level. The beautiful lake is fed by the surrounding glacier waters of the mountains and colorful unique flowers.
Sharda is another beautiful places to visit in Neelum District which is on the northernmost district of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. There was a historical Sharada university you can see in the picture. River is on the level of road and people also can join the river, boating etc. there.
There is another beautiful village which come after Sharda, It is located 155 kilometers from Muzaffarabad. It is also on the Line of Control. In the summer landslides are frequent happens and snow is present during the winter. All routes blocked in winter.
Wildlife also can find there, brown bears and other wild animals can be see in Kel. Tigers and a snow leopard can be been seen there during winters.
Arang Kel is a beautiful village come after crossing the river from Kel, It is tourist beautiful spot in the Neelam valley of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is located on the hilltop which comes after completing a trek above Kel at an altitude of 8,379 feet (2,554 m).
Arang Kel village is accessible by a 2-kilometer (1.2 mi) from Kel. It can also be chairlift administrated by Pak Army. To reach Kel, people usually enter into the Neelam valley from Muzafarabad.
The Taobat is the most beautiful village in Neelam Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Its’ distance 200 kilometers (120 mi) from Muzaffarabad and 39 kilometers (24 mi) from Kel. It is the last point in Neelam valley which come in Kashmir territory in Pakistan. It is also the starting location from where Neelam River enters Pakistani territory and becomes River Neelum.
There is another valley which is famous as Shounter Valley, it is a beautiful sub valley of Neelam Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is at the altitude of 3,100 meters (10,200 ft). The valley is is fed by the surrounding mountains glacial waters, there is lake chitta kattha lake which can be found in the Shounter Valley.
The beautiful lake is encircled by snow coated mountains, green grass vegetation and specimens of Iris hookeriana are dispersed around the lake. The lake is accessible from Kel by a jeep track.