Neelum Valley is located in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Neelum is a District in Azad Kashmir and the river flowing from this valley is known as Neelum River. The Neelum River originates from Indian Occupied Kashmir’s Gurais where it is known as Kishanganga.
Neelum Valley is one of the most beautiful places in Pakistani Kashmir. The River Neelum which is like the curves of a snake has blue water that increases the beauty of this valley. This part of Kashmir is called the “Paradise of Kashmir”. Neelum Valley is mostly covered with mountains, hilly areas, and valleys. The greenery of thick forests, the beauty of streams and rivers attracts thousands of tourists every year.
The land of Neelum Valley has many local fruits that taste heavenly delicious including Apricots, Walnuts, Apples, and Plums. The valley is full of fascinating and alluring sceneries that distract the viewers from the outer world. Not only for beauty and fast-flowing water, but River Neelum is also famous for the trout fish which you can find in abundance.
Talking about the tourist places, it has lakes, rivers, waterfalls, mountains, hiking places, and valleys. It is a heaven for adventure seekers. Tourists can visit Shounter pass, Ratti Gali, Sharda, Baboon Valley, Taobat, Noori Top, Kel, Arang Kel, Minimarg, Upper Neelum, Kutton waterfall, Dhani Waterfall, and much more.
Kashmiri people love rice and they eat it a lot. They don’t love that meal or lunch which is without rice. The favorite dish of Kashmiris is Gushtaba. It is a dish of tender meatballs that are cooked in milk-based gravy. Another favorite dish of Kashmiris is Tabak Maaz.