Upper Neelum(village)

Upper Neelum

Neelum Valley (also spelled Neelam Valley) (Urdu: وادیِ نیلم ‬‎) is a 144 km long bow-shaped thick forested region in Azad Kashmir in Pakistan Administered Kashmir. It is named after the Neelum river, which flows through the length of the valley.The valley is situated in the north-east of Muzaffarabad, running parallel to Kaghan Valley. The two valleys are only separated by snow-covered peaks, some over 4,000 meters (13,000 ft) above sea level.Upper Neelum or Neelum Village is located at a distance of about two and a half kms fromKeran. A link road going up-hills leads to Neelum village which is one of the beautiful villages of Neelum Valley. This panoramic lush green village, profound in wild fruit and wildlife, attracts the tourists from every nook & corner of the country. A zoo and park is under construction. Another remarkable feature of the spot is that one can view the entire area of occupied Kashmir. Owing to its tourist attractionAJK Tourism Department has launched a development project to develop resorts in both the Upper and Lower Neelum village.