Rawalakot famous as pearl valley is situated in the heart of district Poonch. The altitude of this beautiful valley is 1615 meters. Situated at a distance of 76 kilometers from Kohala and 110 Kms from Rawalpindi, it is linked with Rawalpindi/Islamabad via Azad Pattan and Dhalkot and with Muzaffarabad via Kohallah by black top roads. The construction of Goi Nullah road between Rawalakot and Azad Pattan has reduced the distance and journey time considerably. During summer the place becomes full of green grass and beautiful flowers including many varieties of Roses. Rawalakot offers very pleasant climate during the summer. The city has some good hotels and private guest houses that provide comfortable accommodation. Here the tourism industry is growing with the increasing collaboration of public-private efforts. Its pleasant climate and easy access from other regions makes it a favorite tourist destination. The improvement of transportation and telecommunication sectors has further contributed to its potential for tourism.