Alternative route to Sapphire Valley.
By the way, there is only one way to go to Neelam Valley which is called Neelam Valley Road and it starts from Muzaffarabad and goes to Taubat but today I will take you on an alternative route.
From Muzaffarabad, when you start your journey towards Neelam, a paved road turns left from Deolian, which also has a Machhiyara National Park sign. This road is actually a defensive road and is used as an alternative route during firing.
It is said that earlier the condition of this road was very bad and it was not possible to travel but now this road has been completed and it is a carpeted road. Can see pictures When you start your journey on this road, you soon start to feel like you have entered another paradise.
There are beautiful valleys, dense forests, cool springs, waterfalls, high peaks and a lake called Sar on this road.
When you reach the top, there is Chinch hill in front and there is a dense forest where all kinds of wildlife, wild boar, rooster, golden bear and all such wildlife are present. After reaching the top, there is an alley before descending from the other side, from which most of the peaks of Pir Panjal can be seen.
A peak called Google Sunshine which is more than 11,000 feet high on this road and there is also a jeep way to reach the peak.
Dabran village is like a village like Arang Khel
When you come down from the rocks, you come to the village of Leswa Kathian, which is an example of its beauty. The bill-eating road passes between the houses.
Then comes the village of Lesva where there is a market and the necessities of life are available. There are two big waterfalls in Leswah village for which you have to take a jeep and some on foot. Their name is Paja Falls and Bakri Falls. The height of which is unknown at Fluqt. Similarly, on this 52 km route, you can visit many tourist places.
After 52 km, this road again joins the main road which is called Zero Point.