Kashmir

About Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, located in the northernmost part of India, is a region known for its cultural diversity, natural splendor, and historical significance. The region is characterized by its diverse geography, from the arid plains of Jammu to the verdant valleys of Kashmir and the rugged terrains of Ladakh. The region's rich cultural heritage is woven with threads of history, tradition, and resilience, influenced by Hindu, Muslim, and Buddhist traditions.

Jammu and Kashmir has been a crossroads of civilizations throughout history, witnessing the rise and fall of numerous empires and dynasties. Its strategic location has made it a battleground for rulers like the Mughals, Sikhs, and British, resulting in magnificent forts, palaces, and shrines. Tourist attractions include Srinagar, the summer capital, with its Dal Lake, Mughal gardens, and vibrant floating markets, while Gulmarg offers skiing, trekking, and golfing amidst breathtaking vistas.

Spiritual seekers find solace in the sacred shrines of Vaishno Devi, Amarnath, and Shankaracharya Temple, while nature lovers enjoy the meandering rivers, alpine meadows, and snow-capped peaks in Pahalgam and Sonamarg. Ladakh, often referred to as the "Land of High Passes," is renowned for its rugged terrain, ancient monasteries, and vibrant Tibetan Buddhist culture.

Despite facing challenges such as political unrest and security concerns, recent government efforts to promote tourism and investment in infrastructure have started to bear fruit. The region's natural beauty, cultural richness, and strategic location make it a promising destination for travelers and investors alike.

Basic Information
Country
India
Language
Tamil, English
Currency
Rupees
Area
2,063 Square Miles
Population
15M
Time Zone
UTC+2
Time to Travel
May, June, July, August

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Weather

  • Jan - Feb12o C - 18o C
  • Mar - Apr8o C - 12o C
  • May - Jun4o C - 8o C
  • Jul - Aug12o C - 16o C
  • Sep - Oct15o C - 18o C
  • Nov - Dec22o C - 30o C

Tours in Kashmir

Walk Tour
Top Rated
Kashmir
Kashmir Honeymoon Tour
7 Days 6 Nights
Srinar, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Gulmarg
12
Start from  $399
Spice Tour
Kashmir
Exotic Kashmir Tour
5 Days 4 Nights
Srinar, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Gulmarg
Start from  $450
Spice Tour
Kashmir
Royal Kashmir Tour: Exploring Paradise in 8 Days
8 Days 7 Nights
Srinagar, Sonamarg, Manasbal, Verinag,
Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Srinagar
Start from  $335

Activities in Kashmir

Derwish
Istanbul
Whirling Dervishes Show
Start from  $225
Hot Air Balloons
Top Rated
Cappadocia
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Start from  $300
Street Food
Istanbul
Local Street Food Tour
Start from  $245

Hotels in Kashmir

Mom Hotel
Istanbul
Mom Hotel
Start from  $240
Beach Hotel
Top Rated
Istanbul
Istanbul Beach Hotel
Start from  $450
Little Sofia
Istanbul
Little Sofia Hotel
Start from  $569