Gurez Valley

Gurez Valley is a Summer Resort. 140 km from Srinagar via Bandipur over Razdan Pass 11,726 ft. 6 hours drive.One can stay in log huts or in tented accommodation. The most beautiful valley located at an altitude of 8,300 ft, surrounded by the mountains, Krishan Ganga lush green meadows pine forests, the highest peak Habba Khatoon Kishan Ganga. Historically Gurez has played a very important role in the Kashmir;s history. The last sovereign king of Kashmir, Yousuf Shah Chak came from this area The Gateway to Central Asia from Kashmir and formed the old silk route, connected to Gilgit and to Kashgar. In the 2nd century AD first Buddhist council held in Gurez valley and spread Buddhism across the borders in the 6th century. Also the ancient Capital of the Dards, Dawar.Best place for trout fishing and camping. Season Mid June to September, need woolen clothes. For Adventure lovers, with immense possibilities of Adventure could promote trekking through this valley connected with Pahalgam / Ern/ Sonamarg / Dress.