Places to Visit in Kashmir, Beautiful Heaven on Earth

Places to Visit in Kashmir, Beautiful Heaven on Earth

Places to Visit in Kashmir, Beautiful Heaven on Earth

It was the Persian poet Amir Khusru who referred to Kashmir as a paradise on earth. There is a old stone plaque in, Shalimar Gardens, which proclaims “Agar firdous baroye zameen ast, hami asto, hami asto hami ast”, meaning “If there is a paradise upon earth, it is here, it is here, it is here”.


Places to Visit in Kashmir:

– Gulmarg

Places to Visit in Kashmir, Beautiful Heaven on Earth

Gulmarg is indeed amongst the best places to visit in Jammu & Kashmir. Located approximately 52kms away from capital city Srinagar, Meadow of Flowers as it is popularly called Gulmarg is a haven for adventure enthusiasts.
Along with prominent skiing options, trekking, snowboarding, golfing, mount biking and fishing are the prime options that Gulmarg overwhelms you with.

Best time to visit: June to October, and for snow December & January would be the best

Things to do: Mountain Biking, trekking, Skiing if you visit in winters and Gondola rides for a panoramic view of the valley.


– Srinagar

Places to Visit in Kashmir, Beautiful Heaven on Earth

The capital city Srinagar is the prized possession of the Vale of Kashmir. Imbibing many colors of the state, it reflects the authentic Jammu & Kashmir. The city sits quietly on the bank of Jhelum and contemplates the vivaciousness.
The canopied Shikara boats, plush houseboats, snow-capped mountains and the sparkling water of Dal and Nageen Lake come together to bring the picture of authentic Srinagar come alive.

Best time to visit: June to October, and for snow December & January would be the best

Things to do: Stay in the boat house

– Leh

Places to Visit in Kashmir, Beautiful Heaven on Earth

Leh is a land of queer beauty and sheer adventure. The lofty mountains, the alpine lakes, divine Gompas and the quaint settings make Leh one of the best places to visit in Jammu & Kashmir. Located 434 kms from Srinagar, it majorly intrigues adventure enthusiasts and people with artistic bent of mind.

Best time to visit: April to June, September to October. Most of the tracks are closed after November due to heavy snowfalls

Things to do: Trekking and Mountain Biking is all it takes to give you a lifetime worth memories


– Kupwara

Places to Visit in Kashmir, Beautiful Heaven on Earth

Kupwara is indeed a vital part of Jammu & Kashmir tourism. The lush meadows, alpine mountains and the gushing clear water make Kupwara an important tourist attraction in the state.

Best time to visit: April to October

Things to do: Visit to Lolab valley, Qamar Reshi Sahib Shrine, Sheikh Baba Behram

– Pulwama

Places to Visit in Kashmir, Beautiful Heaven on Earth

Pulwama gives you quite a large number of places for sightseeing including Nagberan, Tarsar Lake, Marsar Lake, Shikargarh and Aripal Nag.
Where, Nagberan is a small scenic town that draws lot of nature lovers to it, there Shikargarh is known for attracting wildlife lovers. On the other side, Tarsar and Marsar are two legendary lakes that must be visited for its unmatched beauty.

Best time to visit: April to October

Things to do: Mountaineering and trekking in summers and skiing and snowboarding in winters



Source: Google

Please follow and like us:
Sruthy Ajesh
ADMINISTRATOR
PROFILE
  • Share your Articles

    Be an Author with us and make a big audience follow you.

Latest in Technology

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Latest Posts

Latest in Top 5

Featured Videos

Please follow and like us:

error: