Places to visit in Jammu & Kashmir
Welcome to Jammu & Kashmir, the northernmost state of India. It is situated mostly in the majestic Himalayan Mountains. Better known as simply Kashmir, it is one of the most important tourism destinations in India with myriad range of tourist attractions and everlasting scenic beauty. Set like a gem on the map of India, it is a vibrant diamond which changes its colors with the seasons to seasons – always lavishly beautiful – always able to steal the hearts of visitors. Mind-boggling scenic beauty, snow-capped mountain peaks, fruit laden orchards, green carpeted gorgeous meadows, beautiful hills, chatty waterfalls, lovely lakes, scenic trekking trails, lively valleys, gorgeous gardens, picturesque locations, postcard-perfect landscapes, etc all are in Kashmir to create a memorable holiday experience. Rightly, Kashmir is called as the “Paradise on the Earth”.
Kashmir is a land where myriad holiday and tourism ideas are realized. In winter when snow carpets mountains, there are many options for winter sports like skiing, ice-skating, tobogganing, sledge-riding, heli-skiing, ice-hockey, etc. And exploring fascinating places and sightseeing in winter is too exhilarating and memorable experience. It seems you are in a heaven where nature cares and treats you. In spring and summer, tourists can enjoy awesome charm of tourism. Honey-dewed orchards, lily-laden lovely lakes, blue skies, gorgeous gardens (Shalimar Bagh and Nishat Bagh), flower carpeted meadows, gorgeous valleys with colorful flowers, etc all are to enhance the charm of Kashmir tourism.
Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonmarg,Kargil,Zanaskar, Nubra and Ladakh region are some of important places to visit on tour to Jammu and Kashmir. These are destinations where tourists find golden opportunity to enjoy awesome tourism and explore endless scenic beauty with lots of adventure and sport activities. Gulmarg is internationally famous for winter sports. It has skiing slopes which is often compared to slopes of Canada and Switzerland. Pahalgam is a shepherds’ village with breathtaking views. Due to superb science beauty it has been the location of several bollywood movie scenes. Sonamarg with scenic beauty is the base of a major trek that passes through several mountain lakes and scenic landscapes. These destinations are attractions of many package tours to Kashmir, India.
Srinagar is perhaps the most preferred tourist destination in Kashmir. It is known for scenic beauty with gorgeous gardens, lovely lakes, colorful meadows and several religious shrines. Many tourists are attracted to Kashmir by the charm of staying on luxurious houseboat in lily-laden lovely lakes of Srinagar. Kashmir houseboat tour provides wonderful accommodation facilities in a luxury houseboat with unique experience of living on the water enjoying facilities like luxury hotels. Dal Lake and Nagin Lake are beautiful lakes in Srinagar. A Shikara in Srinagar is also a cheerful experience.
Ladakh is another attraction of Kashmir tourism. It is the very distinct region of the state. It is known as cold desert. It is the land not anywhere in the world. It is known for Buddhist culture. Several Buddhist monasteries and Gompas can be seen in Ladakh region. Leh is the administrative centre of Ladakh and often called as the Capital of Ladakh. The region is very famous for adventure & sport activities like trekking, chadar trekking, ice trekking, etc. Well, if you too want to enjoy the charm of awesome tourism in India visit Kashmir, the Switzerland of Asia.