Kashmir - The only hill station which is worth to visit a Paradise
Kashmir is the paradise on Earth. It is the most sought place for tourists worldwide. Many people from various countries visit Kashmir to see the picturesque beauty of the nature. The historical Mughal attractions have adorned this region. The Mughal gardens, architectural and state-of-art buildings are awe-inspiring.
In Kashmir you can enjoy the scenic beauty and snowfall. The classic handicrafts and wooden artifacts are famous from the shopping point of view. Kashmir hill station offers majestic and never forgettable experience of our lives. Let’s see the various attractions of Kashmir.
Adventures and Attractions of Kashmir
i) Amarnath cave – Amarnath cave is famous for its snowy peaks created in winter. The peak of Amarnath makes this place sacred. Many people visit this place for divinity and tranquility. Various myths related to God Shiva is famous with this cave. The myth of formation of this peak of Lord Shiva is the testified event of here.
ii) Vaishno Devi shrine - The Vaishno Devi temple offers picturesque beauty of the nature. The ritualistic and ancient temple is telling its ancient heritage. Many people visit this temple time and again due to the sacredness of this place with the Hindu mythology.
iii) Gulmarg – Gulmarg is another impressive place to visit Kashmir. This place is the backdrop of green landscapes, multi colored flowered garden, pleasant wind, warm sunshine, and serene climate etc. Gulmarg gets heavy snowfall at the times of winter.
iv) Pahalgam – Pahalgam is located at the confluence of the river Lidder and the streams of Sheshnag Lake. It offers the picturesque beauty of nature and grassy meadows. The beauty of Pahalgam attracts the tourists from worldwide. The breathtaking views will rejuvenate your mind and soul.
v) Houseboats and Shikhara ride -House boats are adorned with beauty and attractiveness. Many hand woven carpets and mirror artifacts hangs over these boats to give it a special look. To ride in these boats is itself an amazing experience. The serene beauty of lake from the boat will fill you with abundant excitement.
vi) Dal lake – Dal lake is the noble symbol of serenest and tranquillest of the nature. The breathtaking views of Dal Lake can make anybody cherish and blossom. Various tourists from far countries visit Dal Lake tourist spot. The riding of beautifully adorned house boats and Shikhara are awesome. It gives a feeling of luxurious and comfortable room of any high rated star hotel.
How to reach Kashmir-
i) By Air- The nearest airport is Sheikh ul Alam Airport which is 15 km away from the centre of the city. The international airport is Srinagar airport which is 290 km away from Kashmir.
ii) By Train – The nearest railway station is Jammu which is 290 km away from Kashmir.
iii) By Road- The major cities which connect Kashmir are Chandigarh (630km), Jammu (290km), Leh (434km), Phalgam (96km), Delhi (876km).
Climate at Kashmir - In summer 14°C to 30°C & in winter -2°C to 14°C
Best time to visit Kashmir Oct-April
Language spoken at Kashmir – Kashmir, Urdu, Hindi, English