Arang Kel is listed among the most beautiful places of the world. and lies in the heart of Neelum Valley. The route to Arang Kel is moderately difficult and it takes about an hour to reach there. It is a small lush green village with a serene environment. Arang Kel is the true depiction of the phrase “Heaven on earth.” The nights of Arang Kel are simply astounding, full of stars beaming high in the sky against a black backdrop. It is an amalgamation of colors and landscapes, and provides you with a peaceful ambiance.
Arrang Kel is 2 km hike from Kel; its a hike of moderate difficulty. This hike is steep ascend that takes almost one and a half hour. Hike gets tougher in rainy season. Proper hiking shoes and water bottles are recommended for this hike. Kel is accessible via local/personal transport from Muzaffarabad. Personal transport or hired 4×4 jeeps from Muzaffarabad are recommended for Kel.