Bhimber, is Rich in Archaeology and wildlife,
whereas, its enchanting valleys present panoramic views to the visitors.
Bhimber, the district headquarter is an old historic town, discussed by
Mughal Emperor, "Jahangeer" in his book "Tuzh-e-Jahangiri". It falls on the
route that was followed by the Mughal Emperors for their frequent visits to
the Kashmir Valley .
Bhimber town is located at a distance of 50 kilometers from Mirpur and 166
kilometers from Rawalpindi . This town is connected both with Mirpur &
Gujrat through all weather black top roads. All the basic amenities of life
are available in Bhimber.
Baghsar, 975 meters in elevation is an ideal tourist resort in the Samahni
Valley. The Sar, local name for a lake is nearly half kilometer long sheet
of crystal-clear water that soothes the senses of a visitor after traveling
64 kilometers journey from Gujrat via Bhimber.
On the top of hill is a famous Mughal fort overlooking the lake that adds
grandeur to the whole area. This four-storied massive structure of granite
is a feat of Mughal engineering that has stood the ravages of time. It has
also played important roles in the history during the times of Ahmad Shah
Abdali, Ranjeet Sing and Gulab Sing. It is said that Emperor Jahangir on his
way back from Kashmir fell ill and ultimately expired in this Fort.
This scenic spot is situated at 17 kilometers from Bhimber and 67 kilometers
from Mirpur. Despite its panoramic views, this area is well- known due to
the Shrine of Baba Shadi Shaheed nearby Jandi Chontra that values the
importance of the area. A Tourist Rest House serves the visitors/ tourists
by providing accommodation facilities.