Azad Jammu and Kashmir is a remarkable place of culture, people, and language. The Express of Jammu and Kashmir embodies the poetry of characteristics, which no language and terms can interpret in words. Azad Kashmir is also blessed with a numerous mountainous landscape which range from low hillsides to high mountains most well suited for very soft to medium excursion tourism.
The current consistency of population comprises races boasting their plunge from Semitic, Mongoloid, Aryans, Persians, Turks, and Arabs. Majestic snow capped mountains, verdant woods, energetic waterways and placid lakes form the scenery of their state. Its snow-covered peaks, thick forests, winding waterways, turbulent foaming channels, velvet green plateaus, wheat scented valleys and local climate differing from arctic to tropical, all join mutually to make it a fantastic tourist interest.
The people of districts Kotli, Mirpur and Bhimber are strong, simple, truthful and deeply mounted on their land. The culture of the area resembles compared to that of the adjoining region of Punjab. The people of districts Poonch, Bagh, Haveli, and Sudhanoti are experience adoring, while Muzaffarabad Area has its distinctive culture. The people of the state are hardworking, intelligent, vibrant, and skillful.
Valleys of Azad Jammu and Kashmir like Rawala Kot, Neelum, Jehlum, Banjonsa, Sudhan Gali, Tata pani, Samahni and Mangla Lake, Baghsar unfold wonderful scenic beauty and offer a feast of pleasure to a discerning tourist’s eye.
The region provides excellent opportunities for climbing, hiking, mountaineering, summer time camping and hikes. Kashmir-Neelum Valley is beautiful place of Pakistan better known for its most eye-catching valleys as:
Tourist destinations in Neelum Valley are; Kundal Shahi, Kutton, Salkhala, Athmaqam, Karen, Dowarian, Sharda and Kel. Excellent scenic beauty, breathtaking view, towering hillsides on both attributes of the loud Neelum River, lush renewable forests, enchanting channels, thin air lakes and attractive environment make the valley a desire come true. The region from Chella Bandi Bridge to Tau Butt, a valley spread over 240 kilometers is recognized as the Neelum Valley, the Blue Jewel Valley. It is situated to the North East of Muzaffarabad. Working parallel to the Kaghan Valley, it is segregated from it by snow protected peaks, some over 5000 meters above sea level.
It is really a valley of fountains, springs, waterfalls, flowering trees, shrubs and vegetation. Geographically too, this is a hospitable valley.