Gurez is a valley located in the high Himalayas, about 86 kms from Bandipore and 123 kms from Srinagar in northern Jammu and Kashmir, India. At about 8,000 feet (2,400 m) above sea level, the valley is surrounded by snow capped mountains. It has diverse fauna and wildlife including the Himalayan brown bear and the snow leopard. The Kishanganga River flows through the valley.
Dawar is the township area in Gurez and is scattered among fifteen villages.
Habba Khatoon was a 16th-century Kashmiri mystic-poet and ascetic, who is also known as 'Nightingale of Kashmir'.
It is the highest peak in kashmir valley and having a unique experience to watch sunrise and sunset view of the Harmukh peaks
An uphill journey from Bandipur to Razdan pass 3300 m has a breathtaking view points where one can stop for a photo shot.
This Article is Posted on 12 Apr 2015 in Travel Section and Places
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