Jammu And Kashmir Tourism

Jammu & Kashmir is a paradise on earth and one must enjoy the lovable atmosphere of this incredible heaven. Kashmir is a crown of India because it is surrounded with beautiful Himalayan ranges. The state is an attractive and lovely place located in the north side of the country, sharing boundaries with Pakistan in the west of the state. Almost 70% of Kashmir's population is comprises of Muslim locality. Himalayan ranges surrounding the grateful state seems like the greenery is welcoming you with opening arms. The state constitutes of various cultures due to various rulers ruled over here. The mother tongue of the state is Kashmiri language and Srinagar is capital. kashmir tourism - one of the beautiful place

Jammu and Kashmir

Location: North India
Capital: Srinagar

  • Rains (mid July to mid September)
  • Summer (May to July)
  • Winter (November to January)
  • Ice cold (mid January to mid March)
  • Spring (March to May)
  • Autumn (September to November)

Kashmir is having its natural beauty due to no. of rivers, lakes, glaciers, orchids, etc. Rivers running through the state are the Jehlum, Chenab, Indus and Ravi.


Tourist destinations in Jammu and Kashmir:

Tourist destinations are gulmarg, pahalgam, Srinagar, Leh, Sonamarg, Kargil, Zanskar, patnitop etc.

Pilgrimage destinations are Amarnath, Hazratbal, Chara-e-sharif, Kheer bhawani, Vaishno Devi, Shankaracharya Temple, etc. Hazaratbal mosque is also situated on the bank of Dal Lake. Vashno Devi cave is the most famous and spiritual place of Hindus, is posited on Trikuta Mountain whereas Amarnath cave, the devotional place of lord Shiva is only open from the month of July to august, because after these seasons the approach roads are blocked due to heavy snow fall.

Sindhu Darshan festival is one of the most famous festivals celebrate with great pomp and show. Baisakhi and Lohri festivals are also celebrated here in the month of February. The famous annual Ladakh festival is also celebrated here.

Kashmir - Gulmarg is like a heaven on earth Many of teenagers or adventure loving people visit this lovely state for experiencing mountaineering, trekking, paragliding. Due to regular snow fall on the mountains ice skating is done very smoothly on these mountains.

The state also comprises with beautiful wildlife sanctuaries such as Dachigam national park, Nandini wildlife sanctuary, Ramnagar national park, Jasorta national park, Overa wildlife sanctuary. These all wildlife sanctuaries are reserving so many types of rare species of the animals and birds too.

Walnut, Almond, Chinar and Saffron are mostly agriculture in these regions. India is also exporting these things in other countries and thus, the state is also helpful in increasing the foreign capital of the country. The farming of these goods is the main occupation for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Another occupation is the handicraft items for these people. Like embroidery on clothes are very famous art of these population. Carpet and rug formation, silk textiles, wood carving, brass and silverware are also the best handicraft production of there. Pashmina shawls are very popular and are helpful in preventing from heavy winter. You can also found so many dry fruits here.

Jammu is the place from where you have to change your train or bus to go anywhere in Kashmir. You can also find lot of temples here along with Buddhism culture. Kashmir is famous for its valleys whereas Ladakh is for trekking. Jammu is also known as winter capital of the state. Dal Lake is one of the most favorite attractions for the people planning to go to visit the beauty on earth. Dal Lake is in Srinagar which is also known as summer capital of the state. Dal Lake is also very famous due to the floating house boats. If you are planning to visit here then I must suggest staying in these house boats for experiencing the nature's beauty. House boats are the main attraction of the Srinagar. You can also found so many packages from tours and travelers for the stay in these awesome house boats. Srinagar is situated on the bank of river Jhelum. Gulmarg is a tourist place which is surrounded with dense forest and also famous for its splendid highland golf course. Mughal garden is the main attraction here.

Famous and luxiourus hotels are in Gulmarg hotels, Shrinagar hotels, Leh hotels, Katra hotels, Pahalgam hotels, etc. You must sure your booking through any tours and travels for avoiding any obstacle between you and the natural beauty.