Known as the blue gem of Pakistan, Neelum Valley situated in Azad Kashmir of Pakistan in the northern areas of Pakistan. Neelum is one of the best destinations to visit for honeymoon couples to spend there honeymoon time in the beautiful location of Pakistan, also its the best place for the group tours to have it for the friends, families, and students. I am going to tell you the about the best destinations to visit in Neelum Valley.

Shounter Valley

One of the most beautiful traveling spot for tourists to visit once in a life isShounter Valley. This valley is still unknown to most of the travelers. It lies in the upper neelum valley of Azad Kashmir Pakistan. This valley is reachable by 3 hours jeep track from Kel. There is no accommodation for travelers inshounter valley as it is not discovered yet so camping is the main source fortourists. There are a lot of traveling that one can visit of a trek to inshounter valley like Shounter Pass, Chitta Katha Lake, Shounter Lake and many more. One can also reach Astore valley by going through shounter pass.

Shounter Valley Neelum Valley


Taobutis the tourist destination and last point of Neelum Valley Azd Kashmir Pakistan, from where the Indian occupied Kashmir starts. It is the most beautiful location to spend time with your loved ones surrounded by the beautiful greenish peaks and wood with the dark blue water river. River Kishen Ganga from Kashmir of India enters to Pakistan from this valley. There are many unexplored destinations which are still to be discovered, Taobut is one of them. For about 6 months, there is heavy snowfall in the region.

Taobut Neelum Valley

Areng Kel

ArengKel is the most visited and preferred tourist spot while traveling to Neelum Valley. It is basically a hill top above the Kel Valley. It can be reached by jeep track and also by hiking from Kel Valley. There is heavy snowfall during winter season and jeep can not reach there in winter, so tourist has to go there by hiking. Areng Kel is one of the most beautiful and picturesque valleys with lush green mountains all around.

Areng Kel Neelum valley

Sharda Valley

Sharda Valley, one of the best and most visited valley in Neelum Valley Azad Kashmir Pakistan. Kashmir is well rich in history. Sharda Has a lot of tourist sites to offer as well as many historical destinations like Sharda Fort, Ruins of ShardaUniversity. This was one of the best learning spot for the Hindu and Buddhists many centuries in history. This valley is accessible all of the year even snowfall. Sharda offers tourists with mesmerizing views of Neelumriver with the valley.

Sharda Valley Neelum

Best Lakes of Neelum Valley

Chitta Katha Lake

Lies at an altitude of 4,100 m, Chitta Katha Lake is one the best lakes in Neelum Valley Azad Kashmir. It is located in the unexplored Valley of Shounter. The Name Chitta Katha gave to it because of the stream coming down from Hari Parbat making it the lake of mountains called Chitta Katha Sar. It is the local name meaning "White Stream" and titled it after the name of the stream.

Chitta Katha Lake Neelum Valley

Ratti Gali Lake

One of the most visited lakes in Neelum Valley Azad Kashmir Pakistan, Ratti GaliLake is famous for it beauty surrounded by the white mountains and beautiful wild flowers around. It is reachable through Dowarian by hiking of 19 km. The views around the lake and on the hiking trails will mesmerize tourists and make it there special destination of all time.

Ratti Gali Lake Neelum Valley

I hope this informative article will attract you and force you to visit these destinations and will help you to get these sites on your list while traveling to Neelum Valley of Azad Kashmir Pakistan.

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