Red Apples, Red Cheeks and Ruby Weather… Kashmir, the Real Paradise on Earth Frailty that prevails in the benign valley of Kashmir often disheartens those with humble hearts; still, Kashmir gives you million of reasons to celebrate its existence. A picture perfect scene with snow clad-mountains, sparkling lakes with sailing shikaras, tuft of colorful tulips and steady houseboats inflate lungs of the onlookers. Kashmir, the northwestern province of the Indian subcontinent renders the opportunity to experience the onrush of scenery closely.
Experience the Authentic Kashmir: Dominated largely by long stretches of Scenic Mountains, the Valley of Kashmir covers an area of 224,739 sq km. The Great Himalaya range separates Kashmir from Ladakh, whereas, the Pir Panjal range confines it as a valley by drawing a border and separating it from the northern plains. Therefore expect serene, scenic and sensual landscape that nurtures the valley as an ideal destination for holidays in Kashmir.
Keep Calm and Enjoy the Impeccable Beauty The prized possession of Jammu & Kashmir state, the Valley of Kashmir renders opportunities to experience nature’s best. From splendid Srinagar to isolated Gurez valley, the gamut of awe-aspiring vista is endless here. Travel to Kashmir to cherish the impeccable natural beauty, where inhabits a gentle race of people.
Places to Visit in Kashmir:
An Array of Awesomeness at Scenic Srinagar:
A proud capital of the state, Srinagar invites all for a resplendent treat of sailing through the sparkling Dal Lake, a stroll through the gardens of Shalimar Bagh and seeking blessings at Jama Masjid and Shankaracharya Temple. Srinagar is undoubtedly amongst the best places to enjoy holidays in Kashmir.
Walk Through the Meadow of Flowers: Gulmarg
The land of ski resorts, carpets of flowers and quixotic ambiance invite you to experience nature at its best. Gulmarg opens door for a world of adventure and priceless peace amidst the tranquil landscape that simultaneously inflates lungs with the onrush of adventure activities. The erstwhile land of the shepherds, Gulmarg plays an important part in setting up Kashmir as a pioneer tourist destination.
Linger in the Valley of Shepherds: Pahalgam
The renowned base of Amarnath Yatra, Pahalgam is popularly called the Valley of Shepherd. The small town of Kashmir has now converted into a premium resort. Set up in rustic attire, Pahalgam offers tourists most modern comforts.
The Land of Glaciers and Spectacular Natural Beauty: Sonmarg
Gateway to the ancient Silk Road that connects Kashmir with China and Gulf countries, Sonmarg is indeed the Meadow of Gold. The scenic landscape and accessibility to several glaciers make Sonmarg one of the popular places to visit in Kashmir. It also acts as a vital base camp for trekkers to many glaciers in the vicinity.
Yusmarg: The Meadows of Jesus
The Meadow of Jesus of Yusmarg captivates the hearts of the tourists with its scenic landscape. Famous for its trek routes, Yusmarg offers travel enthusiasts an extra edge in adventure. Nestled within the Pir Panjal Range, many expeditions set out to Sunset Peak and Tatakooti Peak. Other activities that can be enjoyed here are horse riding, skiing and fishing.
Attractions in Kashmir: Besides being a holiday destination, the Valley of Kashmir is also the holy abode of Lord Shiva. It is also a land of many rivers that accompany the snow-capped mountains and the green meadows and multi-hued flowers startle nature lovers. The most popular attractions of the valley are:
Located in the scenic capital of Srinagar, Dal Lake has been one of the prime tourist attractions in Kashmir. It is known for its sparkling water and the ride on thin canopied boats called Shikaras. The constant floating hotels or accommodations namely the Houseboats are yet another attraction of the lake.
Situated at a distance of 141 kms from Srinagar, Amarnath temple is the abode of Lord Shiva. The shrine can easily be reached via Pahalgam. Considered to be the holiest shrine in Hinduism, it is thronged by devotees from all over the world.
Set amidst the scenic city of Srinagar, the Mughal Gardens, namely Shalimar, Nishat and Chashme Shahi Bagh are known for their exquisite beauty and flower arrangement. Built during the reign of the Mughals, these gardens are one of the prime tourist attractions in Kashmir.
Mount Haramukh (5142 m) in Ganderbal district has been considered sacred by Hindus, who often throng the mountain. The easiest route for climbing starts via Arin Bandipore. Mount Haramukh is comparatively a tough trekking site, but still it intrigues adventure seekers.
Accommodation in Kashmir: Kashmir is dotted with hotels and resorts of the finest quality contributing towards Kashmir being a major tourist destination. From luxurious five star hotels and houseboats, there are ample good hotels in Kashmir for those who are willing to splurge money, whereas, there are also a number of budget hotels that offers. Here at Tour My India, we offer specially designed Kashmir holiday packages that fits your budget and caters to all your basic needs. Each Kashmir tour package can be customized to meet traveler’s requirements. Expect quality expedition and a pleasant staying experience in Kashmir.