Kashmir lovingly known as paradise on earth.
With the snow clad mountaintops, exotic orchards, alpine
forests and many more, the divine and delightful land of
Jammu & Kashmir is a boon to the worldwide nature lovers.
Srinagar is aptly named the
quot;City of Lakesquot;.
With a mixed Hindu, Mughal
and Sikh past, the city is an
amalgamation of various
Srinagar is one of the major
tourist spots of Kashmir owing
to its pleasant weather and
many tourist attractions, which
include the iconic Dal Lake, the
Mughal Gardens and the
The city of Jammu has come to be known as the ‘City Of
Innumerable temples and shrines, with glittering ‘shikhars’
soaring into the sky, dot the city’s skyline, creating the
ambience of a holy and peaceful city.
Ladakh is renowned for its
remote mountain beauty and
The highest plateau of the Indian
state of Kashmir with much of it
being over 3,000 m (9,800 ft).
The famous lake in Srinagar. It is also
connected to other lakes itself.
Well known for its approximately 500
Victorian era wooden house boats.
Covers about 18 sq.kms. in Srinagar .
The lake has some interesting flora &
fauna. The flora includes lotus
flower, water lilies and
waterchestnuts Notable birds are
kingfishers and heron.
One of the holiest Hindu temple
dedicated to Mata Shakti.
Situated near Katra in udhampur
. Million of pilgrims visit the temple
every year and is the second most
visited religious shrine in
India, after Tirumala Venkateswara
The holy shrine of Amaranth is dedicated to lord Shiva.
The Rig Veda describes lords existence in the hymns.
It was confirmed from the findings of the Mohenjo-Daro
and Harappa civilization that the Shiva linga was also
worshipped in the ancient India.
On the opposite bank of
the Tawi river, is situated
the majestic Bahu
Fort, the oldest edifice
extant in the region.
Looking at this fort one
can imagine the wars
prevented, and yes, even
the grandeur the royal
family must have enjoyed
at the time.
There is plenty of choice
in J&K if one is really
digging to see the beauty
of the Himalayan ranges.
The major places to
check out in the Kashmir
region are Srinagar
, Pahalgam, Gulmarg and
While Srinagar is a best
stop over for a week.
The great Mughal historian, Abul Fazi, has chronicled
for posterity the benefits of the sweet water spring of
This beneficent gift of nature is still regarded as having
extraordinary healing powers and the sick are brought
here for treatment by its waters, and solitude.
Kashmir, the land of fruits and nuts is
also famous for its well known for
flavoursome Kashmiri Cuisines, more
for the non-vegetarian dishes.
Kashmir serves the choicest selection
of vegetarian and non vegetarian food
in multiple flavours to suit every
Because of the relatively tolerable climate
on the higher planes of Jammu and
Kashmir, and also because of its scenic
beauty and bodies of water, Jammu is a
It is that place of India which is known
for its extravagant hospitality and very
good accommodation facility.
Climate is the one basic factor, which
makes the state of J&K hard to resist for
The climate of J&K is just the opposite
from the rest of India.
Altogether the climate of Kashmir is
either very chilling or pleasant through
out the year.