Leepa Vallery is the most charming and most beautiful valley in Azad Jammu & Kashmir. A metalled road branches off for Leepa Valley from Naily, 45 kilometers from Muzaffarabad, climbs above the ReshianGali 3200 meters high and then descends to 1677 meters on the other side into the valley. It spell bounds one and all who visits this valley. Leepa Valley remains open for home tourists only from May to November. Listed below are the few places of interest for tourists:
- Dao Khan
Chananiari is situated about 62 kilometers from Naily and 36 kilometers from Reshian, it is located opposite to Leepa, close to the Line of Control (LOC), at an elevation of 2226 meters. Enclosed by wide pine forest and Nullah Qazi Naag flowing near by it, Chananian is also a worth seeing place in Leepa. From Reshian beyond, one has to rent jeeps for voyage to Leepa Vallery and other places.
Leepa is a tiny town about 60 kilometers from Naily and 38 kilometers from Reshian, at an elevation of 1921 meters. Its flourishing rice fields in summer and classic wooden Kashmiri houses present a magnificent view to the people visiting the region. Apple, Walnut, Cherry and Honey of Leepa are very popular and in immense demand.
Dao Khan is located some 75 kilometers from Muzaffarabad. An unpaved but well maintained road branches off from Reshian to Dao Khan, (4 kilometers from Reshian), which is now well known due to its high elevation (2490 meters), calm and cool environment, outstanding scenic beauty and panoramic views. Accommodation facilities through Tourist Rest House and Forest Rest House are on hand. Due to flow of visitors in the summer season, AJK Tourism Dept. also offer tent service for housing.