Jammu & Kashmir Tourism

Jammu & Kashmir is rightly termed as the heaven on earth. Crowning India with some priceless gems, this state is a perfect retreat for serenity seekers. Visit here to fall in love with alluring landscapes of the Himalayas apart from plentiful wildlife, beautiful monuments, ancient monasteries and exciting adventure activities to participate. Jammu & Kashmir is a favorite destination of many honeymooners who flock here to spend some time away from the crowds, weaving some lifetime memories.Get Tour Quotes

Top Places in Jammu & Kashmir are:

Amarnath

Amarnath remains one of the most popular pilgrimages in India. It is the abode of Lord Shiva, one of the most worshipped Hindu deities. The cave is located at a height of 3,888 m (12,756 ft) which makes it extremely difficult to access. This is the holiest shrine of Hindus where millions of pilgrims visit every year. For most of the months, this cave remains blanketed with snow. Only in summer months, the snow melts and devotees can come here to worship Lord Shiva. Here an enshrined image of 40 m (130 ft) high ice called the Shivaling is worshiped. This Shivaling waxes during May to August when snow melts in the Himalayas.

Gulmarg

Gulmarg can be rightly named as the adventure capital of Jammu & Kashmir. Travelers visit here to challenge the daredevil inside them and to experience some heart pumping activities. Gulmarg is the best skiing destination in India. It also houses the world’s highest golf course apart from a triangular frozen lake which makes many jaws drop.
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Leh Ladakh

Leh Ladakh in the state of Jammu & Kashmir remains a popular attraction among adventure seekers. People visit here to experience the most untouched wonders of nature and explore a blend of Indian, Tibetan as well as Buddhist cultures. Leh Ladakh is often known as “land of high passes”. Crystal clear lakes of this region of India charm the heart of all vacationers.

Pahalgam

Pahalgam, a tiny village of Jammu & Kashmir, makes everyone fall in love with it due to its pristine rivers, imposing mountains and green valleys blanketed with pine forests. People visit here to experience the wealth of nature sprawling here. Lidder River and Sheshnag Lake add to the beauty of Pahalgam and make it a perfect place to spend some time in the lap of Mother Nature. The village also attracts many adventure lovers with availability of activities like trekking, trout fishing and white water rafting. Pahalgam even houses 9-hole golf course perched atop the valley at 7,800 feet.

Sonmarg

Kashmir is blessed with a long list of heavenly destinations where one can unwind amidst ample of nature. One such place is Sonmarg which looks like a real paradise on earth. This serene town is blessed with snow-blanketed flower-laden fields and is nestling with imposing glaciers and serene lakes. People visit here to steal some peaceful moments from their busy life and rejuvenate their mind, body and soul. The town is home to numerous mountain lakes like Gangabal, Vishansar, Gadsar, Satsar and Kishansar.
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Srinagar

The summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar is a heavenly destination blessed with all the wonders of Mother Nature. Srinagar sits at a height of 730 meters and is home to pristine rivers and lakes, stunning looking houseboats, blossoming gardens, majestic chinar (maple) trees, and much more. Travelers visit here to unwind and rejuvenate their lost vigor. Weather of Srinagar is heart pleasing too and adds to the holidaying experience of everyone.

Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi is perhaps one of the most famous pilgrim centers in the world. Sitting in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains in Jammu and Kashmir, Vaishno Devi brings pilgrims from all over the world. Here a holy cave is situated where the goddess manifested herself in the form of natural rock formations. You will see three Holy Pindies inside the cave which are worshipped by millions of pilgrims visiting every year.
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Top Attractions in Jammu & Kashmir:

  • Natural Hubs: Dal Lake, Kargil Pensi La Lake, Yarab Tso Lake, Betaab Valley, Aru Valley, Thajiwas Glacier, Gorikund, Gulmarg Gandola, etc.
  • Historical: General Zorawar Fort, Drass War Memorial, Amar Mahal, Bahu Fort, Baba Reshi Shrine, etc.
  • Religious Shrines: Hemis Monsatery, Alchi Monastery, Phuktal Monastery, Stongdey Monastery, Rangdum Monastery, Diskit Monastery, Mata Vaishno Devi, Amarnath, Bhairo Mandir, Pakherpora Shrine, etc.
  • Activities: Shikara Ride, Houseboat Stay, water skiing, paragliding, trekking, fishing, river rafting, golfing, camping, mountain biking, mountaineering, snowboarding, ice hockey, heli skiing, ice skating, etc.
  • Food: Rogan Josh, Modur Pulav, Matschgand, Yoghurt Lamb Curry, Dum Olav, Kashmiri Muji Gaad, Thukpa, Skyu, etc.

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