A land of untouched beauty, Kashmir is definitely a paradise on earth with its snow-capped mountains and scenic landscape. With an eclectic mix of tourist attractions comprising of beautiful gardens, lakes, valleys, and much more, Kashmir remains one of the most celebrated holiday destinations in the world. The lush green views of Aru Valley; the colourful series of houseboats and shikaras; the holy shrines of Jammu City; the deserted motorable road of Leh; and the tranquil ambience of Buddhist monasteries, Jammu and Kashmir is all about never-fading beauty and allure. There is no place in the state that is not blessed by Mother Nature.
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Places to visit in Kashmir
A proud capital of the state, Srinagar is a resplendent treat of sailing through the sparkling Dal Lake, a stroll through the gardens of Shalimar Bagh and Nishat Bagh and seeking blessings at Jama Masjid and Shankaracharya Temple. Srinagar is undoubtedly amongst one of the best places to visit in Kashmir
. Set amidst the scenic city, the Mughal Gardens, namely Shalimar, Nishat and Chashme Shahi Bagh are known for their exquisite beauty and flower arrangement. Built during the reign of the Mughals, these gardens are one of the prime attractions in the Kashmir packages
Lay back and admire the beauty of the distant mountains and tourism in Kashmir as your boatman takes you through a ride across the sparkling Dal and Nageen lakes. And it is not just the shikhara rides during the day, but spending a night at a houseboat docked at the Dal Lake jetty, is also an unforgettable experience on your Kashmir tour
. If Kashmir happens to be your destination for your honeymoon then an overnight stay in the houseboat must be included in your Kashmir honeymoon packages
Another feather in the cap for Kashmir tourism
is the scenic Gulmarg. Take a ride on the Gondolas, the official cable cars of Kashmir. It is the world’s second highest operating cable car. The ride spectacular views of the mesmerising Gulmarg valley covered either in a white sheet of snow or lush green vegetation. The land of ski resorts, carpets of flowers and quixotic ambience, Gulmarg is also known as the adventure sports hub of Kashmir. Offering fantastic views of snow-capped peaks, the golf course of Gulmarg is said to be the most elevated golf course in the world. Be it skiing on the snow-covered slopes or the fun of snowboarding, Gulmarg offers it all making it an adventure hub.
Gateway to the ancient Silk Road that connects Kashmir with China, Sonmarg is indeed the Meadow of Gold. The scenic landscape and accessibility to several glaciers make Sonmarg one of the popular places to visit on a Kashmir tour. It also acts as a vital base camp for trekkers to many glaciers in the vicinity.
Yusmarg is captivating for its scenic landscape. Famous for its trek routes, Yusmarg offers an extra edge of adventure. Nestled in the Pir Panjal Range, many expeditions set out to Sunset Peak and Tatakooti Peak from here. Other activities that can be enjoyed here are horse riding, skiing and fishing. Make sure you explore all of this on your Kashmir tour package.
The undulated hilly area of Pahalgam is famous for its fertile region and rich vegetation, of which conifer forests make for a large part. Engage in various adventure sports like horseback riding, trekking, canoeing, water rafting, etc. The placid surrounding of Pahalgam with its breathtaking meadows and natural landscape is the perfect tourist destination for anyone looking to get away from the city sights. You ought to add these beautiful places to your Kashmir tour packages.
Trekking in Kashmir
Nestled between the Himalayan and Pir Panjal ranges, the Valley boasts of great adventure avenues along with its splendid natural beauty. Trekking is one of the activities that has gained immense popularity in Kashmir. The beautiful trails of Aru Valley in Pahalgam, Khilanmarg in Gulmarg and the rigorous trails of Thajiwas Glacier in Sonmarg; and Dudhnag and Nilnag trails of Yusmarg are major trekking attractions in Kashmir. Also, one can find several easy to moderate trekking trails that are worth exploring and trekking can be added to your Kashmir tour package.
Shopping in Kashmir
Shopping is one of the popular things to do during your Kashmir Holidays. The state is known for its handicrafts, dry fruits and textiles, especially shawls and carpets. You can also look out for local artefacts, Kashmiri silk, copper and silver wares.
Kashmiri Food to try
Kashmiri food is truly a gastronome’s delight. Kashmiri food is mild in taste and rich in flavour with the great use of hot spices like cardamom, fennel, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and saffron. Influenced by Mughals, Kashmiri cuisine is predominantly non-vegetarian, with mutton, chicken or fish used as prime ingredients but there are a few delicacies for vegetarians too. Rogan Josh, Yakhni Pulao, Dum Aloo, Ghoshtaba, Pulao and the well-known Kahwa Tea are a few of their special delicacies. Try these on your visit to Kashmir with our Kashmir Tour Packages.
Best Time to Visit Kashmir
The best time to visit Kashmir and book your Kashmir package is from June through October for adventure activities or sightseeing, and December & January, for snow and skiing, snowboarding and winter treks. Explore this heavenly paradise on earth with SOTC’s Kashmir Tour Packages.