Places to visit in Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir, a state of India, which is also known as the heaven on earth, is always on the top of the list when one loves to be on tour to some of the places in India. There is almost nothing that this state has not got in the form of natural beauty and hence it is rightly titled as Mini Switzerland also.

gulmarg-jammu1. Gulmarg:

This place is located at an altitude of about 2730 m and is surrounded by mountains which are covered with snow almost throughout the year. This place is known for its scenic beauty and is famous among locals and people from all around the world. This place is used to shoot many Bollywood movies. With time they have developed as an adventurous hub as it offers many activities and courses on skiing, mountaineering, trekking and many more. Gulmarg is also popular for its cable car known as Gondola which passes the seven springs in Gulmarg. If you are touring to Jammu and Kashmir, Gulmarg is a best place to visit. There are many hotels that are located just at the base of a mountain or close to the flowing water which can make you feel closer to the nature.

sonamarg-hills-jammu2. Sonamarg:

This place is covered with snow and is surrounded with snow capped mountains on all sides. This place is famous for its lakes and glaciers which can be seen throughout the year. This place is located at the height of 2800 km from the sea level. This place is visited by people from all around the world and is famous for its horse rising as people can either trek or horse ride to the glaciers. If you are a nature lover, this place is for you.

 

ladakh-jammu3. Laddakh:

Laddkah is known to be one of the most beautiful and unique place to visit in Jammu and Kashmir. It has its own culture and people which is very different from the other parts of the state. It is a high altitude place and is surrounded by two great mountain ranges namely, Himalaya and Karakoram. This place is famous for its sensational moments and is a beautiful place to visit. Because this place is located at a very high altitude, sunstrokes and frostbites are very common here.

4. Pahalgam:

Pahalgam is a valley which is known for its natural and untouched beauty. It is surrounded with lush greenery and Himalayas from all the sides and is a place to visit if you love Mother Nature. Apart from mountains, there are multiple water streams, flowing water that passes through this valley that can steal one’s heart with its stunning beauty. This place is known for many activities such as trekking, horse riding, rafting and many more. There are many parks that are located just next to the lakes and flowing water which is a perfect picnic spot for people. This place is a center of attraction to the locals as well as the people from around the world.