Kashmir Travel Guide
Mesmerizing lakes, snow capped Mountains, awe inspiring meadows and alpine scenery, important pilgrimage sites form the major allure of Jammu and Kashmir, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
Red Apples, Red Cheeks, and Ruby Weather heart throbbing scenery – Kashmir, the Real Paradise on Earth Frailty that prevails in the benign valley of Kashmir often dishearten those with humble hearts; still, Kashmir gives you millions of reasons to celebrate its existence. A picture perfect scene with snow clad-mountains, sparkling lakes with sailing shikaras, a 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.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.Experience the Authentic Kashmir: Valley dominated largely by long stretches of Scenic Mountains, the Valley of Kashmir covers an area of 224,739 sq km. The Great Himalayan 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 nurture Valley’s an ideal destination for holidays in Kashmir.
Places to Visit in Kashmir:
World Famous Dal Lake, Mughal Gardens, Jamia Masjid, Nigeen Lake: Local Sightseen
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 Jamia Masjid and Shankaracharya Temple. Srinagar is undoubtedly amongst the best places to enjoy holidays in Kashmir.
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 Central Asia, 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.
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 the 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.
The Meadows of Jesus: Yusmarg
The Meadow of Jesus Yusmarg captivates the hearts of the tourists with its scenic landscape. Famous for its trek routes, Yusmarg offers travel enthusiasts an extra edge in the 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.
Blooming gardens surrounds With spring: Kokernag
Situated at a height of 2,020 m, Kokernag is approximately 70 km from the district of Srinagar. Place With Blooming gardens surrounds this spring, which bubbles at seven places at the foot of the forested mountain. The water of Kokernag in Kashmir is believed to have medicinal and digestive properties. And because of these properties only, the spring is also known as Papashudan Nag or the sin-cleansing spring. There is also a botanical garden and a rose garden near Kokernag, overflowing with fragrances of flowers and shrubs.
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.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.
Set amidst the scenic city of Srinagar, the Mughal Gardens, namely Shalimar, Nishat and Chashme Shahi (Royal Spring) 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.
Hotels 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. Here at Tour Green Kashmir Travels, 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.
The northern most state of Jammu and Kashmir offers a heady combination of imposing mountains, placid lakes mirroring the sky overhead, picture pretty gardens, not to mention the lip smacking cuisines. A tour to Jammu Kashmir is no doubt lends an experience of touring the heaven, right here on earth. Pay a visit to the archaic city of Srinagar in your Jammu and Kashmir Tour. Every pillar in this beautiful city, adorned with magnificent lakes and gardens would tell you the tale of a glorious love affair with the Mughals. Stay at a houseboat that rims the Dal Lake or take a ride through the tranquil waters on a gorgeous Shikara.