Loran is a small village 35 kms. away from Poonch town and is situated at the foot of high mountains of Pir Panjal range and is another attraction for the tourists. Loran Nallah which flows through this beautiful village makes the place more enchanting to the eyes. Loran was once the capital of Poonch state under Hindu rulers upto 1542 A.D. It was then known as Loran-Kote. There are ruins of the Lohar Kote fort which was once called the Gateway of Kashmir.
How to Reach :
Nearest Airport is Jammu Airport 240 Km from Poonch, and via Srinagar Airport (via Mughal Road) it is 190 Km.
Nearest Railway Railway Station is Jammu Tawi i.e 240 KM from Poonch.
From Poonch it is 35 KM.
A number of private hotels are available at Poonch