Bhaderwah town is a small valley in district Doda of Jammu and Kashmir state (India). Bhaderwah is predominantly a mountainous torrid town situated 200 km from Jammu. Bhaderwah offers to the tourist a variety of beautiful landscape, colourful local fairs, important festival mood and unique mosaic culture, extremely and pleasant summer temperature ranges from 18 degrees to 32 degrees. Popularly called Chhota(Little)-Kashmir, has bewitching natural beauty which enthrills any visitor.
Stroll amidst thick coniferous forests is always refreshing. Bhaderwah valley is predominantly a mountainous torrid town situated 100 kms. from Patnitop. This sub-division is full of virgin beauty. The festive Mood in the district begins with the melting of snow in April and the sprouting of greenery all round. Bhaderwah offers to the tourists a variety of beautiful landscapes, colourful local fairs, important festivals with festive mood and unique mosaic culture, extremely soothing and pleasant summer, numerous spots of scenic splendors and snow winter. Moreover, all the places of tourist-interest are at an arms length. A full and majestic view of Bhaderwah valley with snow-capped Ashapati and Kailash peaks in background makes a visitor wonder struck and amazed. One falls in love with Bhaderwah at first sight.
Educationally Bhaderwah is known as "The Kerela of J&K", the credit of which goes to one of the oldest degree colleges of J&K. Govt. Degree College Bhaderwah (www.gdcbhadarwah.com) has completed its golden odessy in 2005. The college has a repute of producing emenent personalities who have earned a good name at national and international levels. The college offers UG as well as PG courses in more than 19 subjucts.