States Jammu & Kashmir Hill Stations

Hill Stations of Jammu & Kashmir

Will marvellous natural beauty all around, Jammu and Kashmir is a perfect tourist destination, especially for those who look for spending holidays in the lap of Mother Nature. With the splendid view of the breathtaking mountains, stunning lakes, pilgrimage sites, Jammu and Kashmir is home to many alluring hill stations. All the three provinces including, Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh boasts of the beauty in its own unique way that one must visit at least once in a lifetime. With a place so dignified the hill stations of Jammu and Kashmir welcomes the tourists with a promise to offer the best travel experience and take home a piece of paradise. 

Kashmir is known for its breathtaking landscape which lets one spend their holidays amidst absolute peace and tranquillity. For the ones looking for ethereal beauty, Kashmir with its unique charm will leave one mesmerised. The popular hill stations in Kashmir include Srinagar which is home to the famous Dal Lake and shikara rides; Pahalgam from where the pilgrimage tour Amarnath Yatra begins; Gulmarg which is home to the best skiing activity; Yusmarg where lush green meadows can be best witnessed; Sonmarg where adventure activities can be best experienced. In addition to this, Gurez Valley is yet another beautiful place that is suitable for travellers of all kinds. Located at a short distance from Srinagar, Pampore will give an opportunity to the tourists to witness the best of apple orchards.

With a perfect amalgamation of panoramic vistas of nature, pilgrimage sites, ancient monuments, Jammu region has some of the captivating hill stations that will make one fall in love with its beauty. For the best holiday experience, the popular hill stations worth visiting includes Jammu, Bhaderwah in Doda District; Chowgan in Kishtwar District and Patnitop in Udhamour District. Located at a short distance from Patnitop, Sanasar with its scenic view also deserves a visit. Enclosed by the world’s highest mountain ranges i.e., the Great Himalayas and the Karakoram Ladakh is the perfect art of nature and thus home to some of the beautiful hill stations.

The magical and awe-inspiring landscape of Ladakh comprises ancient monasteries, wildlife sanctuaries, adventure activity spots that are an absolute feast for the eyes. The popular hill stations in the Ladakh region includes Dras in Kargil District of Suru Valley; Padum and Rangdum in Zanskar Valley; Khardung Village, Diskit and Panamik in Nubra Valley. Being the second-largest district in India and the main city boasts of a number of tourist attractions. Of all, the important ones and must-visit include Leh Palace, Spituk Gompa, Sankar Gompa, Shanti Stupa, Tsemo Fort, Hemis Monastery, Matho Monastery, Hemis National Park, Zangla Monastery and more. In a nutshell, the hill stations of Jammu and Kashmir fascinate the tourists in its own unique way and will give you experiences unlike any other. 

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