It is a famous saying that Kashmir is heaven on earth, and there is no doubt it is. There are a lot of visiting and sightseeing places to visit in Kashmir. One of the world’s most spectacular locations, rivers, mountains, a mixture of rural and urban areas, green valleys and green fields makes it a perfect place to visit.
Places to visit in Kashmir
Azad Kashmir is rich in natural beauty. Although there are a lot of places to visit in Kashmir, however, Pir Chanasi is known due to its beautiful view, accessible roads and mountains.
Here are some renowned places to visit in Kashmir
- Ratti Gali Lake
- Pir Chanasi
- Mangla Dam
- Neelum River
- Arang Kel
- Nergola Waterfall
- Gurez Valley
- Ganga Choti
- Toli Pir
- Leepa Valley
- Red Fort
- Shounter Lake
And the list goes on and never ends. Because there are a lot of places to visit in Kashmir, and mentioning them in this article would be difficult. Here we will only discuss the beauty of Pir Chanasi.
People and Culture of Kashmir
Not only in beauty, but Azad Kashmir is also rich in culture. So its cultural significance can’t be denied in any way. Mostly its culture is influenced by Indian, Persian, and Central Asian cultures. Most commonly religions are Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. But now Islam is spreading rapidly day by day.
Mostly the people of Bhimber, Kotli, Mirpur and surrounding areas are simple, healthy and truthful. And these areas are also located near Punjab. So they have resemblance with the culture of Pakistani Punjab. On the other side, the people of Bagh, Poonch, and Sudhnoti are loving and generous. These people have given a lot of sacrifices for freedom. Furthermore, the people of district Muzaffarabad have their own culture. These people are intelligent, hardworking, skilful and dynamic. So every area in Kashmir has its own uniqueness and the reason for being famous.
Know About Pir Chinasi
It is located 30 KM from the capital of Kashmir, Muzaffarabad. Its height from the earth is about 2900 KM. It is famous for the ziarat of the renowned saint Sayed Hussain Shah Bukhari, also known as Pir Chanasi. The beautiful weather and sky-high mountains make it a perfect place for a visit from the hustle and bustle of noisy cities.
This place is also famous due to snowcross jeep rallies and paragliding. Most people visit this place to take a view of Muzaffarabad city and rural areas. This place is too cold in summer, and people have to carry warm clothes in May and June to see this fantastic place.
This place is included in one of the top and most visiting tourists places in Pakistan. Its lavish green trees and unique height attracts thousands of visitors from Pakistan and all over the world.
Its weather in winter becomes more charming and covers the whole area like a white blanket. There are a lot of types of trees available in this area; however, oak and pine trees are in abundance. The most suitable time to visit this place is from March to September.
Things you need to know about Pir Chinasi
No doubt Pir Chinasi offers a lot to its visitors; however, there are a lot of things you need to know about this beautiful hill station.
First of all, you need to carry food and other necessary items with you if you are heading towards Pir Chanasi. The reason is that there is no 2-star, 3-star, or 5-star hotel near or roundabout this village.
Moreover, if you are planning to visit this place in summer, you must have a cold-weather tent because the weather becomes too cold at night time. But if you are planning to stay in winter, then this tent will not save you from the harsh weather. Also, there is heavy snowfall in winter.
Not only Pir Chinasi, but you can also visit the beautiful and spectacular neighbouring areas of Pir Chinasi including Phanwa Da Dana, Pir Aasimar, Jarran Phirran, and much more.
Transport use to visit Pir Chinasi
Road condition is excellent, you can use your own car and easily reach at this hill spot. If you don’t have your own car it’s not mean you cannot visit this remarkable place. Askari rent a car provides all type of vehicles like vehicles for group trip or friend and family trip at best rates.