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Lost in Paradise – Kashmir
Many travel enthusiasts have described Jammu and Kashmir in the past years, but most of them have failed to explain its beauty through words. That’s why it has been the “paradise on earth,” Kashmir has bewitched almost every heart with its beauty. Nestled in the most northern part of India, Kashmir has something mysterious in its beauty which has been attracting tourists since the beginning, and it is also a place of awe and mystery to some of us.
Read further to get information that you need to prepare a successful trip with the best Jammu & Kashmir Tour Packages.
Best places to see in Kashmir
Here are some of the best Tourist Places in Jammu & Kashmir that would give you the best experience.
●Srinagar - Srinagar is not only the most beautiful place in Kashmir but also in India. Srinagar has it all from boating, trekking, skiing, bird watching and for the local people, this place is also known as the mirror of mountains.
●Gulmarg - Rightly named as “meadow of flowers”, Gulmarg is the most beautiful treat to the eyes where you encounter a wide spread of vibrant flowers along with snowcapped mountains. People who are planning to visit Kashmir for an adventure trip can go for a snow ski in here.
●Sonamarg - As the name suggests, Sonamarg in Kashmir is also known as “meadow of gold”. Tourists choose this place to visit its undulated beauty, trekking or just a walk amidst nature.
●Leh - Leh would leave you breathless with its beauty and with its lofty mountains, and the alpine lakes. Every biker’s dream place, Leh is the safest place to visit in Kashmir.
●Pahalgam - Situated at an altitude of 2740 km, Pahalgam is the epitome of serenity and beauty. It is surrounded by dense forests, lakes and beautiful meadows of flowers.
What is the best time to visit Kashmir
March to October is considered to be the best time to plan a trip to Jammu & Kashmir since the weather is the most pleasant this time. This is the peak season too as most of the tourists choose this period. It is suggested that you plan the trip only after you have checked the weather. If you love more adventure and want to explore Kashmir in best of its beauty, you can also try from November-January to visit Kashmir.
Things and activities to explore in Kashmir to make it an incredible trip
A Shikara ride takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city crowd. You can admire the beauty of the mountains and the flowers laying quietly in your boat, listening to the sound of the oar breaking through the surface of cold water.
●Stay at Houseboats
If the Shikara ride was not satisfactory enough, you should spend a night at the houseboat on the Dal Lake. A tranquil, beautiful night on the lake with all the required amenities available like wi-fi, food, and airport transport as well.
●Gondola Cable Car Ride
Though taking the gondola cable car ride is one of the most adventurous things to do in Kashmir, it is recommended for every age group. Take the cable car ride to enjoy the spectacular view from the top.
●Gulmarg Golf Club
Gulmarg golf club is one of the largest and highest golf club courses in the world and playing golf in here can be a fun experience.
If you want to experience the real life of Kashmir, take a ride on a pony which is a standard mode of transport in Kashmir, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, and Gulmarg.
How you can reach Jammu and Kashmir safely and conveniently
By Air - You can reach Srinagar by air, which is 14 km from the city. There are many daily flights available to Srinagar from Delhi, Mumbai, and Jammu.
By Train - You can reach Srinagar by train also, Jammu Tawi express which you can avail from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and many other cities.
By Road - Although this is not a very much preferred and recommended option, you can also reach Jammu and Kashmir by taking the National Highway 1-A which is the primary highway connection between Srinagar and Jammu.
People of Kashmir are extremely hospitable, and as tourism is their primary way of living hood, they ensure that they keep their tourists safe and happy. So, what are you still waiting for? Plan a wonderful trip with the help of Jammu & Kashmir Tour Packages.