A delightful yet challenging road to Jai Valley
Jai Valley is a high altitude tourist destination at an elevation of 2.336m (7,664ft) above the sea level, located in the district Doda of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The road to the picturesque valley, also known as Jai Garh and Jai Top, is mostly paved. It’s called Bhaderwah-Jai road. It’s very curvy and winding and tops out at 2.460m (8,070ft) above the sea level. The road runs through forests of pine and fir. Starting from Dradhu on the Doda Bhaderwah Highway, the road to the valley is 28.5 km (17.70 miles) long.
Nicknamed by locals as Mini Kashmir or Switzerland of India the meadow is a very touristic spot filled with beautiful igloos, bridges, huts and benches. It’s a place of immense beauty, but it was home of terrorists not many years ago.
Road suggested by: jorge manuel gómez sánchez
Pic: ajy sharma