4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir


4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

Kashmir  is blessed with beautiful landscape, valley of flowers, serene lakes and amazing trekking trails which attracts tourists to explore more and more. Kashmir is signifies universally as “The Heaven on Earth” because of its picture perfect landscapes.

Everyone needs to explore this beautiful paradise once and I am sure you will experience yourself this place as “The Heaven on Earth”. So, today I am sharing 4 incredible places that you must visit once near Kashmir.


4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

Kashmir is the northernmost region  in the state of Jammu & Kashmir in India. Tourists from all over the globe loves to explore every bit of Kashmir throughout the year. Thouh tourists are afraid to travel Kashmir because of high militancy but despite of militancy in Kashmir tourist places like Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonamarg are completely safe and  tourists enjoyed alot exploring Kashmir very well.

Weather conditions of Kashmir:

Kashmir is considered to be cooler throughout the year and woolen clothes are recommended when ever you visit Kashmir especially nights are much cooler than the day throughout the year and in winters Kashmir receives high amount of snowfall which makes temperature freezing so, during winters wear woolen clothes which will keep your body warm.

Ways to reach Kashmir:

By Air: To reach at Kashmir by Air the nearest airport is  Srinagar airport which is international airport in Kashmir region in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. You will easily get Taxi from outside the Srinagar airport to explore Kashmir.

By Railways: The Jammu–Baramulla railway line is a railway track being laid to connect the Kashmir in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir and connects Jammu Tawi railway station which is the 345 km railway track is still  in construction to the rest of the country. The section from Jammu to Katra and Banihal to Baramulla has been built and is operational. The track from Katra to Banihal is to be completed by 2020.

By Road: To reach at Kashmir valley bus service and taxi service are easily available from Jammu to Kashmir.

4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

Religious places in Kashmir:

Kashmir is not only popular for breathtaking views but Kashmir is equally popular for  religious places as well like Jama Masjid, Shankracharya temple, Kheer Bhawani temple and Amaranth cave.

Amaranth cave is a Hindu shrine located in Kashmir region situated at an altitude of 3,888m where devotees reach by trekking. To reach at Amaranth cave  2 months annual Amaranth yatra took place in the month of July and August to get blessings from Lord Shiva.

Here are 4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir: Kashmir is a popular tourist destination for domestic and foreign tourists. Among the popular tourist places in the valley are:

1. Srinagar: Srinagar is the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir lies  on the banks of the Jhelum River. Srinagar is known for its natural environment, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats.

Things to do in Srinagar: 

Take a shikara ride on the peaceful Dal Lake, view the city from the top of Shankaracharya Temple and stay in the iconic house boats attracts tourists a lot and perfect place for photography to capture some amazing view.


4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

2: Gulmarg:  Gulmarg is a popular skiing the most picturesque views in Kashmir. Snow-clad mountains, green grasslands and ponies to ride on, this place is what they call, destination in Baramula district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Gulmarg is 56 Kms away from Srinagar and 290 Kms away from Jammu and is situated in the Pir Panjal Range in the western Himalayas. At Gulmarg you can experience Snow falls during the  summers even, attracting every tourist a fair chance to enjoy the snow fall.

Things to do in Gulmarg:

Skiing is must to do in Gulmarg but under the supervision of professionals.

4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

3. Sonamarg: Sonamarg is the  popular  hill station in Ganderbal district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir and is  about 80 km north-east of Srinagar. You will see the most beautiful picturesque views in Kashmir.

Things to do in  Sonamarg

Take pony rides to experience Snow-clad mountains, green grasslands here and while taking a ride you will feel Heaven  is really present on Earth.

4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

4. Pahelgam: Pahelgam is the popular tourist destination and  is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Anantnag on the banks of Lidder River. Pahalgam is also associated with Amaranth yatra as the starting point of the yatra. From Jammu, Pahelgam is 255 Kms away and from Srinagar, Pahelgam is 95 Kmart away.

Things to do in Pahelgam:

River rafting at Lidder river and shopping for traditional kashmiri items.

4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir

In the end, I hope you like my blog and stay connected to know more of these 4 Incredible places you must visit once near Kashmir in my coming posts.

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

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