Best Places To visit in Kashmir

Kashmir is situated in the northernmost part of India and it is known for its captivating scenery, beautiful valleys, peaceful lakes, and rich cultural tradition. Whether you are looking for excitement, peace or getting yourself deep into culture there are various beautiful spots exist in Kashmir that will cater for all your needs. Here are some of the highly recommended visiting places you should add in your Kashmir holiday packages:

Following are the Best Places To visit in Kashmir-

1. Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital is Srinagar. This city is famous for its beautiful Dal Lake as well as its attractive houseboats. It is an amazing place which combines a lot of things such as beauty and rich history. Make sure you take a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake because there you shall see floating gardens and also active life of people dwelling on the lake.

Shalimar Bagh, NishatBagh, and ChashmeShahi are some of the Mughal Gardens that boast display flawless imitating Persian-style in their landscapes and offer expansive views across into the mountains from on top of them; while do not forget to check out downtown old town where you will find lively shopping spaces around which the legendary Jamia Masjid has been built signifying typical building forms used within Kashmir.

2. Gulmarg

Around 50 kilometers from Srinagar, Gulmarg is a delight for those seeking adventure. Well known for its rich grass meadows and breath-taking views, during snowy season Gulmarg turns into a winter wonderland hence becoming one of the top skiing destinations in Asia.

When summer comes, on the meadows the wildflowers grow, creating a perfect place for hiking or golfing. The highest cable car in the whole world offers a chance to see snow-capped peaks and green quiet valleys in Gulmarg.

3. Pahalgam

Pahalgam, a serene hideaway, is situated at the confluence of Lidder River with Sheshnag Lake and enveloped by dense forests and Mountains. It is the beginning place of the famous AmarnathYatra which is a major pilgrimage for the Hindus.

Betaab Valley, named after a Bollywood movie, is known for its dense forests and clear water streams good for picnicking. The place is a hiker’s paradise where you can also take horses or go fishing. Visiting nearby Aru Valley along with Baisaran village offers rare beautiful sites.

4. Sonmarg

Sonmarg is in the northeast of Srinagar by about 80 km marvelous place with amazing sites all over. Campers and hikers also find wealth in the golden meadows as well as beautiful ice features that reflect the sun. Even during hotter days, travelers can go snowboarding at Thajiwas Glacier.

The Sind River offers possibilities for catching trout or having a relaxed picnic. Sonmarg is also the beginning of some difficult treks such as those leading towards the gorgeous Alpine lakes of Vishansar, Krishansar, and Gangabal.

5. Kupwara

Kupwara is a hidden treasure famous for its green grassy meadows, thick forests, and babbling brooks. Bangus Valley and Lolab Valley in this region offers perfect escape from hustle bustle of daily life. Travelers can enjoy walking, bird watching as well as taking photos with breathtaking views in these sceneries.


Kashmir has exceptional beauty. Kashmir presents a wide-ranging and enriching tour experience starting from the busy streets within Srinagar to the calm fields within Gulmarg. Kashmir caters to those in love with nature, seeking adventures or interested in different cultures.

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