One of the relatively unknown areas of Kashmir with vast tourism potential. Lies at an altitude of 10,000 ft above the sea leaval. Occupying an estimated area of 300 sq. Kms.
Bungus is surrounded by Shamsberry Range, Leepa Valley.
This Place is not open for Tourists at the moment. But Special written permissions can be managed from civil authorities in advance to reach this place as this place falls very close to LOC between India and Pakistan.
This place is expected to open for tourists by 2008. Well to reach this place u can take Public transport till Magam in Handwara town which has Government rest House and then, 3 hr Trek to this place.
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nbj (2097) 2006-11-11 13:28
looks really beautiful. i get a sense of fresh, clean air and raw nature from the picture. makes me wanna go there. i like the pov, the colors, and the light.
mahmood (238) 2006-11-17 12:32
you are right about the place but you have crossed through the pass known as bungus gali which leads into chota or little bungus a little ahead is the larger or greater bungus the alt of the place is 9500 fts
zaid_abraham (522) 2007-01-28 13:48
im really impressed by the place & the way you have captured this shot.
hope to see this place as tourist destination in near future