Bagh is situated on
the confluence of two mini nullahs- Malwani & Mall, which flow all the year
round. The people of Bagh are brave, courageous and skilled, especially the
artificers in the field of bakery & confectionery. The well recognized "
Haji Peer Pass " is about 32 kilometers from Bagh City linked with metalled
road. Before getting the status of an independent district in
1988, Bagh was a part of District Poonch. This district almost resembles to
district Poonch in its history, culture, customs and traditions. District
Bagh, as a whole is rich in variegated natural beauty. Topographically, this
district falls into mountainous zone. Bagh, Dheerkot, Sudhan gali, Hanse
Chowki, Neela Butt, Las Danna, Mahmood Gali, Kahuta, Havaily and Ganga Choti
are the main places in this district.
Bagh, the district headquarters of district Bagh is 100 Kilometers from
Muzaffarabad via Kohallah & 80 Kilometers via Suddhen Gali, 205 Kilometers
from Islamabad and 48 kilometers from Rawalakot.
The fascinating and charming place of District Bagh is 25 kilometers from
Kohalla, the gateway of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, and 132 kilometers from
Islamabad . Located at an altitude of 1676 meters, Dheerkot possesses an
extremely pleasant and healthy climate. This place is very popular among the
visitors as a tourist resort mainly due to easy access, suitable altitude
and beautiful landscape.
In the heart of the calm & quite Deodar and Kail mixed forest, there is a
posh Forest rest house, three Tourist Huts and a Log Hut, which are greatly
sought after by tourists in summer. Dheerkot is linked with all parts of
Azad Kashmir by black top roads and direct transport services are also
From Dheerkot towards southeast 6 Km ahead, this spot is situated at an
altitude of 2000 meters. Besides its scenic beauty, this place is well-known
for its historic background. On August 23, 1947 the Mujahideen-e-Azadi
assembled at this place and started armed struggle for accession to Pakistan
. Sufficient accommodation facilities are available here for visitors.
From Bagh, a 15 kilometers long mettalled road leads to Las Danna which is a
place of captivating scenes and natural beauty. From Lasdanna, three roads
branch off the main road i.e. Mahmood gali-Palangi, Haji pir- Aliabad and
Abbasspur- Hajira respectively. A tourist rest house is available here for
Sudhangali, located at a height of 2134 meters, links Chikkar with Bagh, a
town in the Bagh district. This scenic spot also serves as a base camp for
those interested in hiking/ trekking to the nearby 3045 meters high mountain
"Ganga Choti". It is also linked with Chikkar.
tourist rest house & PWD rest house provide reasonable accommodation
Middle standard hotels, PWD and Forest rest houses are available for
visitors, whereas, all the basic necessities of life are available in the