Enchanted surroundings, snow-clad peaks, turquoise-colored lakes, gushing rivers, and picturesque valleys are a few elements that add to the charm of a mountainous region. Even the Tulail Valley does not fall short of this appreciation rather it has many majestic features that make it one of the ideal tourist destinations in India. Tulail valley is a famous valley in Gurez. This valley inhabits a village which has the population of the original dard and shina tribes.
Tulail Valley Kashmir is still a less-explored tourist destination in India. Though this valley is away from the lenses of the mainstream traveling destination list, it meets the criteria of a perfect tourist destination. This valley is a perfect site that gives you quality time to spend with yourself, with nature, and with your loved ones. The place is especially famous as a trekking site.
To have an organized traveling plan to Tulail, the team of Cliffhangers India is a perfect travel agency. The agency is an expert in traveling through the extensive regions of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Where is the Valley Located
Tulail Valley, also known as ‘the little Ladakh’, is located in the Bandipora district of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Seated in the lap of the mighty Himalayan Ranges, the Tulail Valley is one of the hidden travel jewels of Kashmir.
The flow of the Kishanganga River through this valley accentuates the entire beauty of this region. This valley was carved out of the Gurez Valley in the year 2014. The entire region is lined with pine trees and farms which add greenery to the landscape.
How to Reach
By Air- Sheikh-ul Alam International Airport is the only commercial airport in Srinagar. The airport is well-connected to the major cities of the country such as Chennai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai, etc. Once you land in Srinagar, you can continue the rest of the distance by taxi.
By Train- The nearest railway station is the Jammu Tawi Railway Station. From here, you can book a cab or taxi to reach the final destination.
By Bus- Several state-run and private-run buses ply on the roads of Jammu and Kashmir making intra-region traveling better.
Tulial Valley Distance from Srinagar
The distance from Tulail Valley to Srinagar is 167km and it takes 8 hours of drive to reach. The drive is via the Bandipora district and takes you to famous lakes like Wular Lake and Manasbal Lake. To reach, one has to first reach Gurez. The distance consumes almost the entire day so before you go to this valley, keep in mind that it’s a day-long journey.
Gurez to Tulail Distance
The distance from Gurez to Tulail Valley is 40km. It takes around one hour of drive to reach, and the drive is via the breathtaking landscape. Enjoy the drive and stop at some quaint village to see the serenity and local culture. It is also a 40km distance from Dawar to Tulail Valley.
- Read our blog: Gurez Valley – A Travel Guide
Gurez to Chakwali Distance
Chakwali of Gurez is the last post of the Indian side of Kashmir. The drive to Chakwali goes via Tulial Village, and the distance from Gurez to Chakwali is 65km. The drive takes around 2 hours in total. The entire drive is breathtakingly beautiful.
Best Places to Visit
There are many places to see in Tulail Valley. You can visit the quaint village of Angainkot, go for a border area of Chakwali and take a cultural and village walk. There is a good enthusiasm for trekking also. Gurez-Tulail Gangabal Trek is one of the fun activities that you can undertake in this region. The trek starts from Tulail valley and end in Sonamarg area of Kashmir.
Best Time to Visit
Though you can visit this valley throughout the year, the best time to visit Tulail Valley is the summer season. Summer season i.e., from the months of April to September has pleasant weather and so you can enjoy the natural surroundings in the utmost manner. The temperature during the summer season in the Tulail Valley ranges around 18-20 degrees Celsius during the day. Thus, it is neither too cold nor too hot to travel.
Unexplored travel destinations are a sight to behold. Traveling through this region will take you closer to nature. The team of Cliffhangers India will help you maximize your traveling experience which will create a happy memory for life.
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