Rightly termed as the "Paradise on the Earth", Jammu & Kashmir is perhaps the most beautiful Indian state crowning the country. Jammu & Kashmir is blessed with picturesque splendour, snow-blanked mountains, bountiful wildlife, rich monuments, jovial people and splendid collection of handicraft. Thousands of travellers plan their holidays to this joyful destination which has been blessed with all the hues of nature. Jammu & Kashmir is a popular honeymoon destination as well owning to its serene places to visit. ?
Places to Visit
Experience the most flawless beauty of the state in Srinagar, the Capital city. Cladding the bank of Jhelum, Srinagar is all about colourful Shikara boats, luxurious houseboats, pearly white mountains and the sparkling Dal Lake. Enjoy the views of floating vegetable market here and explore its impressive flora and fauna. Travellers can indulge in numerous activities in Srinagar like bird watching in Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary; water skiing at Dal Lake, Nagin Lake and Bod-dal); golfing at Kashmir Golf Course; and Shikara rides on Dal Lake and Nagin Lake. The beauty of Leh in Jammu & Kashmir cannot be explained in words. Sprinkled with numerous monasteries like Alchi Monastery, Hemis Monastery, Matho Monastery and Spituk Monastery, Leh tickles the adventurer inside you with exciting activities like Trekking and Mountain Biking. Also, explore Jammu city, the city of uncountable temples. It is an abode of Mata Vaishno Devi, one of the most visited Hindu pilgrimages in India.
For a serene escape amidst boundless nature, visit Gulmarg. Blessed with Meadow of Flowers, Gulmarg is a paradise for adventure lovers. Here you can indulge in numerous activities like skiing, trekking, snowboarding, golfing, mount biking as well as fishing. Spend some time at the Kongdori, Shark Fin and Apparwath Peak from where the world seems even more beautiful. For exploring the historic facade of Jammu & Kashmir, Udhampur is an ideal sojourn. Here you can find many marvels belonging to the time of epic of Mahabharata. The Krimachi group of temples here hold great importance in history. Apart from this, the brave and beautiful Kargil, situated at India-Pakistan border, astonishes many. It is a great sight for trekkers who can enjoy trekking to Pensi-La Lake and Suru valley. Other major places to visit in Jammu & Kashmir include Sonmarg, Pulwama, Pahalgam, Doda, Anantnag, Patnitop, etc.