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About Jammu And Kashmir Tourism

Known as Heaven on the Earth, Jammu & Kashmir is where Mother Nature has bestowed all her love. Enclosed by the Himalayas and Karakoram ranges; and festooned with verdant meadows, lush valleys, dense forests, splendid temples, this new union territory of India is a holiday destination to instantly fall in love with.

Being an ideal tourist destination for family tours, honeymoon tours and the perfect place for adventure enthusiasts, Jammu & Kashmir offers abundance tour options for travellers of all kind.

Best Time to Visit Jammu & Kashmir

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Summer Season in Jammu & Kashmir

The summer season between March and June in Jammu can be extremely hot, while Kashmir enjoys pleasant weather.

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Monsoon Season in Jammu & Kashmir

Monsoon begins from July to August when Jammu & Kashmir receives rainfall. August is the time to witness apple picking in Kashmir.

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Winter Season in Jammu & Kashmir

Winter season from November to February is the best time to witness snowfall in Kashmir and Katra in Jammu.

Best Places to Visit in Jammu & Kashmir

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Srinagar

A city to get a unique houseboat and shikara ride experience on Dal and Nigeen Lake.

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Gulmarg

Gulmarg in Kashmir is a winter wonderland, making it the best skiing destination in India.

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Pahalgam

Pahalgam in Kashmir is the starting point of the annual pilgrimage to the cave of Amarnath.

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Jammu City

The land which has undoubtedly its own way of life; the land that showcases the scintillating part of natural beauty, majestic culture

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Katra

The land which has undoubtedly its own way of life; the land that showcases the scintillating part of natural beauty, majestic culture

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Sonmarg

The land which has undoubtedly its own way of life; the land that showcases the scintillating part of natural beauty, majestic culture

Top Things to Do in Jammu & Kashmir

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Gondola Ride

Gondola Ride is one of the world's highest operating cable cars situated in Gulmarg, Kashmir.

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Horse Riding

Horse Riding in Kashmir is one of the best activities and ways to explore the awe-inspiring beauty of the countryside.

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Shikara Riding

Shikara ride can be enjoyed on the Nigeen Lake and Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir

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Skiing in Gulmarg

The land which has undoubtedly its own way of life; the land that showcases the scintillating part of natural beauty, majestic culture

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Mountain Biking in Kashmir

The land which has undoubtedly its own way of life; the land that showcases the scintillating part of natural beauty, majestic culture

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Trekking in Kashmir

The land which has undoubtedly its own way of life; the land that showcases the scintillating part of natural beauty, majestic culture

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Golf in Kashmir

The land which has undoubtedly its own way of life; the land that showcases the scintillating part of natural beauty, majestic culture

How to Reach Jammu & Kashmir

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By Air

Both Jammu & Kashmir have their own airports connecting with the major cities of India.

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By Train

Jammu Tawi and Udhampur railway stations connect the union territory to major cities of India.

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By Bus

NH 1 and NH 44 connect Jammu & Kashmir to the major cities of India.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When is the best time to visit Jammu & Kashmir?

Jammu & Kashmir is a year-round destination, and every season has something to reveal to the tourists. Whether it is to witness the lush greenery in the summer season, or spend time amidst white snow beauty during the winter season, the apple picking activity in the monsoon, or Kashmir painted in hues of yellow, gold and orange in the autumn, the best time to visit Kashmir depends on what you want to experience.

Q. Is it safe to travel to Jammu & Kashmir?

Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to Jammu and Kashmir for a vacation.

Q. When do Kashmir and Gulmarg receive snowfall?

Kashmir and Gulmarg receive snowfall from November to February.

Q. Do I need a separate visa/permit to travel to Kashmir?

Foreigners have to fill out a form once they land at the airport in Kashmir.

Q. What is the best way to travel to Kashmir?

The best way to travel to Kashmir by air. GoAir, Air India and Jet Airways operate regular flights from Srinagar Airport to all the major cities in India. National Highway 1 connects Srinagar with Jammu, which is itself connected to all the major cities of India. The nearest railhead to Kashmir is Jammu Tawi.

Q. Can I tour Kashmir with my kids?

Yes, you can travel to Kashmir with your kids. The best time to do so is between the months of April to October.

Q. Have internet services been restored in Kashmir?

Yes. Broadband services and 2g services to whitelisted sites have been restored in Kashmir.

Q. Does Tour My India have a local office in Kashmir?

Yes, Tour My India has a local office in Kashmir which caters to its clients there.  

Q. Do your family tours have something for children also?

Yes, our family tours include several activities like horse riding, cable car ride, Shikara ride, Skiing, snowboarding etc.

Q. At what time one can take the Amarnath Pilgrimage tour in Kashmir?

The Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir can be taken between July and August when the iced Shivalingam reaches its peak.

Q. Why to book Kashmir tour packages with TMI?

We are a certified travel company with over 18 years of experience and have local office in Kashmir enable us to give 24x7 personalised and cost-effective tour services for Kashmir.

Why Choose TMI?

  • Experienced

    TMI is an 18-year-old tour company who specializes in offering personalized and well-designed tour packages.

  • Certified

    We are certified by major tour and travel associations in India and world like IATA, IATO, TAAI, IMF, MOT (Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India), and TOFT.

  • Happy Customers

    TMI has received numerous accolades from its customers for its excellent services and best tour packages.

Kashmir Travel Guide by Category

Where to Stay in J & K?

When it comes to tourism, accommodation remains an important concern for every traveller planning his vacation. As far as where to stay in Jammu & Kashmir is concerned, there is a wide range of accommodations available at every popular tourist destination in the union territory. In fact, hospitality is the quintessential of J & K tourism; soaked in rich culture and traditions, the state offers warm hospitality along with professionalism.

Top Things to Do

Attracting millions of tourists every year from India as well abroad, Jammu & Kashmir has a lot of activities for its visitors to choose from. The fun & adventure never ends in the union territory that invites tourists to enjoy the finest skiing adventure in Gulmarg, horse riding along the countryside, trekking to its alpine lakes, and camping on its lush meadows.

J&K also offers an opportunity to enjoy the best in class trout fishing, mountain biking on its rugged terrains, and of course the much anticipated shikara ride in Srinagar.