The Gurez valley is a beautiful grandeur in the mighty Kishenganga River of Himalayan regions near Srinagar in northern Jammu and Kashmir, India. The place is one of the most edgily guarded as the high-altitude Line of Control that separates India and Pakistan here. Thankful to the topography of Gurez, which is on the Indian side, was closed till 2007 for security reasons.
Dawar is the central township which will be almost buried under the snow for half the year, is completely sealed off from the outer world with no electricity, telephone or plumbing. TheValley is beautifully enveloped by the snow capped mountains, has its own unique flora and fauna to its credits. Himalayan brown bear and the snow leopard are the best examples for its diverse wildlife.