Crewel Art Center

Natural Beauty

Gurez Valley’s allure extends beyond its historical significance to the breathtaking beauty of its natural surroundings. The landscape is a symphony of snow-capped peaks, dense pine forests, and lush meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers during the summer months. The Kishanganga River, with its crystal-clear waters, cuts through the valley, creating a serene and picturesque environment.

One of the standout features of Gurez is its alpine meadows, locally known as “paris.” These meadows come alive during the brief summer months, providing a striking contrast to the snow-clad landscape. The fragrance of wildflowers and the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains make these meadows a haven for nature lovers and trekkers.

The Habba Khatoon peak, named after the legendary Kashmiri poetess, offers a vantage point for breathtaking views of the valley. Treks to this peak are not only a physical challenge but also a journey through landscapes that have remained untouched by modern development.

The Tulail Valley, a sub-district within Gurez, is another jewel with its own unique charm. Surrounded by towering peaks, Tulail is characterized by traditional wooden houses, terraced fields, and a sense of tranquility that seems to transcend time. The residents of Tulail, known for their hospitality, offer a glimpse into the daily lives of a community deeply connected to its roots.


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