Kashmir Paradise On Earth
A valley between the Great Himalayan Range and the Pir Panjal mountain range, Kashmir is a place of beautiful simplicity and pristine natural beauty. Kashmir is painted with a unique culture that keeps you intrigued throughout your journey, from Srinagar to Sonamarg and Gulmarg to Pahalgam.Soak your memories in a warm cup of Kehwah (Traditional green tea of Kashmir), while indulging in the varied landscapes of Kashmir. Take in the crisp misty air, while gorging on warm Kashmiri pulao and home-made Rista from Kashmiri wazwan. Feel your heart synchronize with the gushing waters that travel from the glaciers above. Dust the snow off your shoulders after a long trek up a hill and watch the sun-kissed, snow-capped mountains.Kashmir has an intriguing cuisine that kept taste buds wanting for more. The Kashmiri kebabs, rista curry (a meatball), Kashmiri pulao and the famous Rogan josh are a few dishes new visitors must try as a part of their gastronomic adventure.Kashmir is a wonderful idea for a visit, especially for those wishing to experience teeth chattering temperatures and snow for the first time. Sonamarg and Gulmarg promise a lot of fun in the snow and ensure you fly home with snow-capped memories imprinted in your mind’s eye. Gondola in Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir is the world’s second highest operating cable car, enjoy a breath taking views on the 2nd phase of the gondola. Enticing cold temperatures with snowfall is one of the many things that Pahalgam has to offer. The weather unlike the blistering cold in Gulmarg nurtures a variety of apple orchards, as well as an array of dry fruits. Pahalgam is a wonderful place to visit for its unique parks like Betaab Valley, Aru Valley, and Chandan Valley. A morning walk or a short stroll can never do justice to the amount of natural beauty there is to see. Beaab Valley has vast sunny lawns spotted with clusters of tall, coniferous trees. There’s a gushing stream cutting through the park that keeps you company while you gaze at the white Himalayan range. Kashmir is a wonderful experience and certainly a place to be visited. On one hand, Kashmir is covered with wild untouched terrain and on the other, there are fields of saffron and orchards of apples awaiting their full bloom. There are a variety of flowers that are a show in itself. The Dal Lake is surrounded by a variety of deciduous trees that promise a colorful show in their fall season. The weather in Kashmir is an experience of its own. The sun rose at five in the morning and set at nearly eight at night, giving its tourists enough time to enjoy the valley, the people, and the cuisine.Asia’s largest tulip garden has been opened for tourists in Jammu and Kashmir – Srinagar. It is a spectrum of colors featuring thousands of tulips, which have blossomed in the lap of Zabarwan hills along the banks of Dal Lake.Other than the 46 varieties of 1.5 million tulips, many other species of flowers – hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus – have been added this year to bring more variety in the garden.