beautiful valley of Lolab is situated in the north of Kashmir valley. It is in the Kupwara district. Almost at a distance of 9 km from Kupwara, this beautiful and alluring valley is situated in the middle of the giant Himalayas. It is an oval-shaped valley that covers the beautiful peaks, the gushing streams, and the green lush meadows around itself.
Lolab valley is perfect for the nature lovers, who love to relax after they get tired by trekking. The cool breeze that hit the body after the tiredness is worth of hundred world trips.
The beauty of Lolab valley
is worth praising and seeing. People from all over the world come here and enjoy the treat of nature. The woods of Lolab are covered with the tall and green lush trees of pine and fir. Fruit cultivation is common in this area, hence it is known as the
fruit bowl of Kashmir
There is another attraction for visitors who love ancient architecture and history. This place is known as the caves of Kalaroos. Some people believe that through these caves there is a way from where one can reach Russia. But these caves are closed and no one is allowed to pass through them.
Some natural springs can be found in this valley. Lavnag and Gauri spring are two main springs that you would get to see while exploring the valley. At each place, you see crystal and clear water coming out of gushing springs and rivers.
The valley has a moderate climate during summers and spring and is perfect for
Kashmir vacations. But during winter this area receives huge snowfall hence it gets very difficult to reach here. Sometimes even the roads get closed due to the snowfall.
This valley is home to many wild animals as well like snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan brown bear, musk deer, markhor, hangul, and ibex. The beautiful Neelam valley of Pakistan is separated from Lolab valley by LOC (Line of Control).
Lolab Valley is one of the most visited sites for camping. many adventure junkies come here for trekking and camping. During the
Kashmir holidays, make sure you visit this place if you are truely a nature lover.
How to reach:-
From the Srinagar international airport, a distance of 120 km has to get covered, which would take you 3 hours and 10 minutes by cab.