Kashmir, one of the most significant tourist destination of India has myriad of tourist attractions and stunning picturesque beauty. The amazing blend of natural beauty with cultural diversities and excitement of adventure sports activities attracts tourists in large number from different parts of the world. The Kashmir Tour Packages are designed for the tourists who are keen to enjoy the wonderful beauty of this heaven on earth. The Kashmir honeymoon packages is exemplary in several ways as it will carry you to some of the most gorgeous towns, lakes, majestic mountains in the Northern part of India. Kashmir is a divine place with its alpine hills and snow covered mountains. From group trekking to lone trips to trekking to Kashmir honeymoon packages or leisure vacations with family, Kashmir trip will be a wonderful experience. An incredibly beautiful landscape, serene lakes, valley of flowers, Kashmir has something for all the tourists.
An ideal time to visit Kashmir is during spring in the months of March to mid-May. June being the hottest month but weather is pleasant in the evenings. If you want to experience Flowers , alpine meadows and fruits, March to October is the best time.
Whether you are on a Kashmir honeymoon packages or a normal Kashmir tour, you can enjoy the best time around Dal Lake or plan a trek in the impressive Pir Panjal range, you should visit the Kashmir Valley in the summer months.
The Monsoon season is normally an off-season in Kashmir. But if you have made up your mind to enjoy the Kashmir Valley, do not discourage yourself. Winter months that are from December to early March are very enjoyable as you can experience snow in different parts of the Kashmir valley. There is a heavy influx of tourists in Pahalgham, Gulmarg and Sonmarg who come here to enjoy the snow covered peaks.
Kashmir can be reached by air as it is well connected to the major cities of India. The flight lands at the Srinagar Airport which is barely 20 kms from the city. There are frequent flight like Air India, GoAir, and IndiGo. After checking out you can hire private cabs that will take you to your onward destination.
Kashmir is nicely connected by well maintained roads and there are regular buses plying on this route. Kashmir Travel is purely fun and National Highway 1-A links Srinagar with Jammu. The scenic beauty when you travel by road is worth seeing and famous Jawahar Tunnel connects Jammu with Kashmir. You can travel by your own car, take a luxury or state transport bus and all these buses are affordable and comfortable.
Kashmir trip plan can also be customized through train. Jammu Tawi Railway terminal is the closest railway station and is located 330 kms from Srinagar. There are several trains that connect Jammu to all the major cities of India. Some of the trains are Delhi-Jammu Tawi, Rajdhani Express, Jammu Tawi Express to name a few. On reaching Jammu you can hire a private cab to reach any part of Kashmir.
Srinagar is one of the prime cities of Kashmir and offers some of the spectacular views, which you will cherish all your life. When in Srinagar enjoy a Shikara ride on the serene and still Dal Lake and take a top view the town from the Shankaracharya Temple. Stay overnight in the iconic house boat and you would certainly fall in love with the valley. Srinagar, houses numerous gardens like Mughal Garden, Shalimar Garden to name a few. Famous as Paradise on Earthâ€™, this destination is among the most picturesque tourist place and attracts travelers in galore. Srinagar is one of the most picturesque and stunning tourist destination in India. The capital of the state Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is nicely placed on the banks of the River Jhelum and has plenty of scenic beauty and fresh breeze all around.
Places to see
While on your Kashmir tour, you can visit many places in Srinagar. Dal Lake that is surrounded by hill is a enthralling and the reflection of the mountains is visible in the crystal clear water. Take a Shikara ride which are well decorated with colorful mats and take you to attractions like Floating Vegetable Market, Mir Bahris where you could interact with localites. You can also enjoy water activities at Dal Lake like kayaking and skiing. Also visit Shalimar Bagh , Nishat bagh, Mughal gardens and Hazratbal shrine.Shankracharya Temple is also a must visit destination here.
Nicely placed away from the din and bustle of the city, Pahalgham has several attractions that will keep the tourists occupied. It is also a paradise for the people, who love clicking pictures with an amazing backdrop. For the religiously inclined people, Pahalgham is the initial point for Amarnath Yatra. You can also visit Chandanwari and take pleasure in sledding. On the whole Pahalgam is a beautiful place and allure all the tourists coming here.
Places to see in Pahalgham
Some of the must visit destinations in Pahalgham are Betaab Valley, Aru Valley,Baisaran, Mamleshwar Tmple, Chandanwari, Sheshnag Lake are the must visit and picture perfect destinations in Pahalgham.
Gulmarg is a popular hill town that offers a lot of adventure. It is one destination on your Kashmir tour plan that will stay etched in your memory for years to come. Thought to be one of the greatest Ski destinations in India, Gulmarg town provides opportunity that helps you connect with the Mother nature. If you are planning a Kashmir holiday, Gulmarg should be included in your itinerary.
Attractions in Gulmarg
Famous for incredible gradients, Gulmarg is the best destination for Skiing and forms an integral part for your Kashmir packages. For the beginners you will see 3 baby slopes and you can engage instructors who will train you for a day or a week as per your preference. You can also enjoy a Gandola Ride and the view you enjoy from the Gondala ride is truly scintillating. During the summer months you can enjoy your hand on a game of Golf. It is a 18 hole golf course and is scattered in an area of 7500 yards. You can also visit the Baba Reshi Shrine and seek the blessings there.
Sonmarg is the next destination of your Kashmir tourism. It is known for some of the most charming and quaint views in Kashmir. Snow-covered hills, jaded grasslands and pony ride, it is a very peaceful place. Adventure lovers enjoy trekking, river rafting, and zorbing, when they are in Sonmarg. Sonmarg is ideal in winters as it cannot be accessed in winters as it is all covered with snow.
Places to visit
Few of the places that are worth visiting in Sonmarg are Kolhoi Peak, Vishansar lake and Thajiwas Glacier. Nishagrad River situated in close vicinity is a perfect picnic spot where you can enjoy the valley.
Shopping experience in Kashmir is truly delightful. The Pashmina stoles and shawls of Kashmir are fascinating and that is a compulsory shopping for everyone. There are handicrafts made out of walnut wood, papiĂ©râ€“machĂ© items and the attractive red Kashmiri chillies forms an integral part of everyoneâ€™s shopping. You can also buy old maps of Kashmir, woven carpets, wall hangings and rugs, willow baskets, shopping bags, Kashmiri Lac ornaments. necklaces, bracelets and hairpins. You can also buy the local tweed and get it stitched also known as Pheran. You can also visit the local markets of Dal Lake while the boat is still cruising on the Dull Lake. Move around in the local markets of Lal Chowk and Badshaw Chowk.
So, without any delay chose the best of Kashmir tour packages and have a wonderful vacation, which you will cherish all your life.