Once you go about flaunting the travel destinations, I bet nothing can beat Kashmir valley owing to its exotic views and personified beauty. Some unexplored arenas around the place, Gurez valley being the one, has added to its magnificence. Located 133kms from Srinagar, Gurez is a love to endure circumscribed with snow laden mountains and a serene river flowing midway.
If there is a paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this!
The valley lies just below the Line of Control between India and Pakistan. The ancient silk route also passed through Gurez valley. Sunni muslims form the majority of the population living there. There is no need to worry though for the security reasons as the heavy military is posted all along the region.
Once you are in heaven’s land, have a look around to see nature’s marvels such as:
Habba khatoon: The pyramid shaped mountain peak is named after kashmiri poetess. The view of the peak holds the attention when sun rays fall over it to turn the aura around to orange hues.
Kishenganga river: The river flows through the valley and is an ideal spot for all the wanderers who want some peace sitting in the lap of nature and bringing calmness to their rushing mind.
Razdan pass: The highest point which comes in between Bandipora nd Gurez road. Having a breathtaking view of the valley ranges below through it is no less than a fortune.
Harmukh peak: The peak is surrounded by massive glaciers. If you are a lover of having a close view of sunrises and sunsets, this is your place to satisfy the urge.
Dawar: Located around 11 kms from Gurez, Dawar is the Central block of Gurez valley. Around 15 villages surrounding, Dawar has the ambience of country side farms.
Tulail Valley: Tulail is at a distance of 40 kms from Dawar. It is a cluster if 5-10 villages offering the spellbinding view of nature, in its pristine form.
Isn’t the explorer inside you excited to visit this piece of immense beauty? If yes, then pack your bags and set your feet ahead on this amazing journey. Let us know your experience by commenting below.
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