Kashmir is one of the most incredible places in India, famous for its stunning beauty and nicknamed "Heaven on Earth". With its picturesque lakes, stunning orchards, green lawns surrounded by thick trees, lush green gardens filled with vibrant flowers and attractive valleys coated with snow-capped peaks in the Himalayas and Pongal.

Tourism Types:

 1. Beauty of Nature:
  • Dal Lake: This iconic lake in Srinagar, and famous for its houseboats and Shikara rides. Visitors can enjoy unique lifestyle of the locals living on houseboats.
  • Gulmarg: A popular hill station and ski resort, has lush green meadows, snow-capped mountains, and the Gulmarg Gondola, one of the highest cable cars in the world.
  • Pahalgam: A town with breathtaking landscapes,  Lidder River, and the starting point of the annual Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage.
2. Adventure Tourism:
  • Skiing: Gulmarg is a top destination for skiing enthusiasts, offering excellent slopes and facilities for both beginners and experienced skiers.
  • Trekking: The region provides numerous trekking opportunities, with trails leading to scenic spots like Tarsar Lake, Kolahoi Glacier, and the Kashmir Great Lakes.
  • River Rafting: The Lidder and Sindh rivers offer opportunities for white-water rafting, providing a thrilling experience amidst stunning landscapes.
3. Cultural Heritage:
  • Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, and Chashme Shahi: These Mughal Gardens in Srinagar are exquisite examples of Mughal garden design, featuring terraced lawns, cascading fountains, and vibrant flowerbeds.
  • Shankaracharya Temple: Perched on a hilltop, this ancient temple offers panoramic views of Srinagar and Dal Lake.
4. Handicrafts and Shopping:
  • Kashmir is renowned for its traditional handicrafts, including Pashmina shawls, carpets, papier-mâché items, and Kashmiri embroidery. Visitors can explore local markets in Srinagar, such as Lal Chowk and Polo View Market, for authentic Kashmiri products.
5. Cuisine:
  • Kashmiri cuisine is known for its rich and flavorful dishes. Wazwan, a multi-course meal, is a highlight, featuring various meat preparations and local delicacies. Guests often savor the traditional Kashmiri tea, known as Kahwa.
6. Religious Tourism:
  • Amarnath Cave: The Amarnath Yatra is an annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath Cave, where a naturally occurring ice Shiva Lingam is worshipped by thousands of devotees.


Kashmir is one of the most incredible places in India, enjoy the heavenly Chikara Boat ride on the Dal Lake, strolling among amazing beautiful Mougal Gardens; indulge in Vetab and Aru valleys beauty. Enjoying charming nature in the pristine pastoral village, tasting fresh walnut meat in one from "Nut Orchards", defying the powerful currents of the Indus River during the white water pool at Sonamarg to enjoy the adventure of the world's highest gondola tour in Gulmarg - the magic of Kashmir with its stunning views will surely captivate your heart and soul forever.
Be sure to buy some traditional Kashmiri handicrafts, as well as try a few of the world famous Wazzan dishes before returning. Click here to find the best tours and activities in Kashmir. To explore more about tourism in India click here.


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