Attractions of Kashmir
Srinagar: Nature at its Best!
Srinagar is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in Kashmir and boating & water skiing in Dal Lake.
Major Attraction : Shalimar Garden, Pari Mahal Garden, Chasme Shahi Garden, Mugal Garden & Shankra Chariya Temple.
Dal Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes of India and the second largest in the state. Its three sides are surrounded by majestic mountains and a large number of gardens and orchards have been laid along the shores.. Dal Lake is unique in having hundreds of houseboats, which afford an opportunity for tourists to reside on the lake in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
Best time to visit: June to October, and for snow December & January would be the best
Gulmarg: Gulmarg is a treat to the eyes with its spread of vibrant flowers against snow capped mountains as backgrounds.
Best time to visit: June to October, and for snow December & January would be the best.
legendry beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make
it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Originally called
Gaurimarg by shepherds, its present name was given in the 16th century
by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes
emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was a favorite haunt of Emperor
Jehangir, who once collected 21 different varieties of flowers from
here. From Gulmarg a picturesque view of the Himalayas is visible from
each and every corner of Gulmarg.
Things to do: Mountain Biking, trekking, Skiing if you visit in winters and Gondola rides for a panoramic view of the valley.
Sonamarg: The Expanse Of Exemplary Beauty
The picturesque Sonmarg is one of the best places to visit in Kashmir in Summer Sonamarg, as the name suggests, is famous as the ‘Meadow of Gold’. An endless stream of stunning flowers and undulated trekking routes are its attractions. Sonamarg has to be in every visitors’ list of places to visit in Kashmir for its mesmerizing aura and breathtaking views.
Best time to visit: June through October, December & January for snow
Things to do: Trekking, Camping and nature walks
Pahalgam: Freshness Overload!
Pahalgam is one of the best places to visit in Kashmir in summer
Tranquility and serenity are the other names of Phalagam! This tiny town is known to suck out all the stress of every visitor. This hilly region is famous for its coniferous forests.
Pahalgam is located in the western part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, in the northern region of India. Situated at an altitude of 2130 meters above sea level and positioned beside the Liddar River, in the Liddar valley, Pahalgam is at a distance of 95 km east of Srinagar. Pahalgam is known for the crystal clear waters of River Lidder which is just before the entry into Pahalgam and is an ideal spot for trekking, picnics and pony rides. Pahalgam is adorned with lush greenery and tall pine trees. Pony rides take you around this whole place. The picturesque location of this place also makes it an ideal spot for movie shootings.
to visit: June to October, December & January for snow
Things to do: Visit to Betab and Aru Valleys, Horseback riding, canoeing.