Leepa Valley

The Leepa Valley is in Azad Kashmir, which is the Pakistani-administered part of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir now in Pakistan.

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It is located 105 kilometres (65 mi) from Muzaffarabad. A fair-weather road branches off for Leepa from Naile 45 kilometers from Muzaffarabad, climbs over Reshian Gali (3200 meters above sea level) and then descends to 1677 meters on the other side into the Leepa Valley.The Leepa Valley is considered scenic by tourists. It has high mountains covered with pine trees. Throughout the winter season the Leepa valley is covered with snow. From May to November, people from all over Pakistan come to visit. Buses run daily between Muzaffarabad and Reshian. From Reshian the remaining 38 kilometres (24 mi) journey can be covered only by jeep. The valley is divided into the Reshian, Dao Khan, Leepa, and Chananian sections.