At distance of 148 km from Islamabad and 19 km from Muzaffarabad city, this small town is a major tourist rest spot heading towards the Neelum valley. There are a small zoo and fish hatchery too in the town.
Also the there is a rest house for the convenience of the tourist. While leading to the Neelulum valley through Neelum Road one has to pass through the Pattika bazaar. From here a bridge, Pattika Bridge, joins two sides of the Pattika town. The houses built on terraced hilly area presents a beautiful scenic view.