Rawalakot is a city in Azad Kashmir, and is the capital of Poonch Division and Poonch District . It is in a saucer-shaped valley at an elevation of 1,615 metres (5,299 ft). Rawalakot is situated 76 kilometres (47 mi) from Kohala, Pakistan and about 120 km (75 mi) from the city of Rawalpindi. It is linked with Rawalpindi and Islamabad via Goyain Nala and Tayeen roads. It is also linked with Rawalpindi via Sudhnuti. Rawalakot is a hill station.Lodges, government-owned and private guest houses, and hotels are available in different parts of Rawalakot. Attractions include: mountain-based adventure tourism, rock climbing, mountaineering, trekking, summer camping and hiking, water-based adventure tourism, and paragliding.Small hotels with living accommodations are available in and around the city. Many guest houses and Government-owned cabins are also available in Rawalakot and Banjosa. Advance reservations are recommended as most of these accommodations are used by government officials on their tours.