Rawlakot, the district headquarter, is situated in the heart of district
Poonch. The altitude beautiful Saucer–Shaped Valley IS 1615 Meters. Situated at a distance of 76 Kilometers from Kohala is also linked with Rawalpindi/Islamabad via Azad Pattan and Dhalkot and with Muzafarabad Kohala by black top roads. The construction of Guoien Nullah road between Rawlakot Azad Pattan has considerably reduced the distance and journey time. During summer the place is full of green grass and beautiful flowers including many varieties of roses. The town has bazaars where all essential commodities of life are easily available.
Paniola is situated 17 KMs from Rawlakot towards Kohala and 52 Kilometers from Kohala its calm and charming characteristics, the
Tourism Department has constructed a rest house for tourist.
It is situated 20 Kilometers from Rawlakot, at an attitude of 1981 meters. Its scenic beauty impress surrounding is compelling and attracts tourists to reach here to enjoy the nature. Admist the captivation beauty of Banjosa the artificial Lake reflects the forest standing along the surrounding of the resting calm water of Banjosa Lake.
The nearby worth seeing areas of Banjosa are Jandali, Hussain Kot and Devi gali which can’t be simply bypassed for a pleasure trip. Ghorimar is situated 20 Kms from khaigala awaiting ones arrival to explore the fascinating beauty over-looking the sub-valley of Rawlakot and Bagh.
Accommodation on reasonable rates is available here in Tourism AJK, PWD and Pearl Development Authority’s rest houses.
From Rawlakot 17 Kms ahead this place is surrounded by dense forest, which charming and pleasant. A tourist rest house has been constructed by AJK Tourism department.
Ghori mar is situated at a distance of 30 Kilometers, ahead of Rawlakot. A fair weather Khaigala leads to this place. At reaching Ghori Mar one can explore the fascinating beauty looking the sub valleys of Rawlakot and Bagh. AJK Tourism Department provides accommodation facilities to visitors.
Hot Spring (Tatta Pani)
Tatta Pani is situated on the right bank of the river Poonch, at a distance of 20 kilometers from Hajeera and is connected with two fair weather roads i.e. via
Hajeera-Mandol & Balouch-Pakhonar road. It can be also reached from Kotli,
the district headquarter of Kotli district, by covering a distance of 26 kilometers. Tatta Pani is famous for its Sulpher water springs. During winter season a large number of people visit this place daily to have hot water bath for the cure of Skin & rheumatic ailments.
AJK Tourism Department has constructed here a Tourist Rest House and bathrooms for the convenience of the visitors. Transport Services for Tatta Pani are available in good number from all important point Poonch, Mirpur & Kotli districts of Azad Kashmir.
It is one of the most beautiful and fascinating tourist spot in
Rawlakot which is almost 15 km ahead from the top of Toli
Peer hills one can see city. It is all covered with green and
paved grass land. It is almost 800 feet above from the sea
level. The temperature remains very down in spring and gentle
Breezes make the environment very healthy and romantic.
One who visits this spot can never forget it.