Bhaderwah is a quaint scenic town in the Doda District of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas. Set amidst a landscape of lush green meadows, rolling hills, sparkling streams and coniferous forests, Bhaderwah is a mesmerizing tourist destination. It is also commonly referred to as “Mini Kashmir”.
Bhaderwah is home to a wide iety of snakes and hence, it is also called Nagon Ki Bhumi or “the land of snakes”. The Bhaderwah Valley, situated in the lap of the Himalayas, offers a perfect escape from the city cacophonies. Perched at an altitude of 1613 meters above sea-level, the town is also famous for adventure tourism. One can enjoy skiing in the snow-covered Himalayan hills during winters or have an exciting time paragliding through the meadows during the summer months. Horse riding through the valley is the best way to enjoy its breathtaking scenery.
Other popular tourist activities are rock climbing, trekking and hiking through the surrounding mountains. The valley is home to a wide range of Himalayan flora and fauna. With a landscape composed of evergreen mountains, deep valleys and meandering streams, the valley is an epitome of beauty.