The beautiful valley of Kashmir needs no introduction. Magical, charismatic, amazing, captivating, alluring etc are so many adjectives which are added by various poets and writers after visiting this panoramic beauty on this earth. Hemmed between North Western ranges of Himalayas, the state of Jammu & Kashmir has main three geographical regions known as Jhelum Valley (Kashmir), Indus Valley (Ladakh & Frontier areas) and the Southern mountain ranges (Jammu). Srinagar the capital city of Jammu & Kashmir with its medieval charm has sights, smells and sounds to enchant the most jaded traveler. Its typical roads and bustling bazaars are photographer’s delight that allure visitors from far off places to enjoy few days of their life over here. On Kashmir holidays guests can come across breathtaking physical environment, beauteous lakes, cascading springs, trekking opportunities, water sports, golfing, adventure activities, delicious Kashmiri cuisines, spiritual places, rich cultural heritage and age old traditions that make the valley of Kashmir a paradise on earth without any comparison.
Srinagar the capital city of Jammu & Kashmir is a unique blend of modern infrastructure and rich cultural heritage. The city is adorned with beauteous Dal Lake and Mughal garden which are the identity of the state. The city is also among the most traveled cities of the country due to its breathtaking environment and world class modern amenities. Sightseeing in Srinagar is commonly done by bus or taxi. Another way to absorb the beauty of the city is through shikara rides. The city is also known for its various religious sites like Shankracharya temple, Hazrat Bal shrine, Raghunath temple, Jama Masjid and shrines of Makhdoorn Sahib, Dastgieer Sahib Etc. Jammu the winter capital of the state is famous for its temples such as Vaishno Devi and Amarnath which are thronged by vast number of devotees from all corners of the world.
The adventure tourism is the biggest attraction of Kashmir holidays. The turbulent rivers that flow from the rugged mountains especially from the icy heights of Himalayas make a perfect setting to enjoy water sports. The mighty rivers which are formed by various small and long streams cruising through the rocky paths and deep forests break into silvery white rapids creates a perfect setting to enjoy river rafting. The Lidder River in Pahalgam is one such ideal location to enjoy white river rafting in ice cold rough streams of water which are ready to challenge you. The best season to enjoy these wild and rough beats of water is between April and September. Gulmarg, Sonamarg, and Dras are the other places where the visitors are challenged by nature. Pir Pranjal ranges in the hilly regions of Gulmarg, Naga Parbat, and Khilanmarg are the ideal places to enjoy trekking. Skiing at the snow covered grounds of Gulmarg allures the visitors in large numbers during the winters. Golf is also getting very popular in Kashmir. The golf clubs of Gulmarg see vast number of sports enthusiasts from far off places playing the game and enjoying it. Sonamrg, another destination is a big hit among the adventure freaks. Here one can go for fishing, trekking, skiing, angling, camping and try out various aero-sports etc. Pahalgam is a perfect retreat for the visitors. The major attraction of this beautiful destination includes its majestic mountains, glaciers, vast stretch of meadows and forests. So while you are visiting Pahelgam don’t forget to spend some time amidst natural surroundings.
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