"Gar firdaus, ruhe zamin ast, hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin ast", which means "if there is ever a heaven on earth, it’s here" in Jammu and Kashmir, the northern end of India and it was said by The Mughal emperor Jahangir, while living in a houseboat on Dal Lake. It is believed that Kashmir is Heaven on Earth and it has friendly people, magnificent gardens, immense lakes, fresh water streams, stupefying landscapes, picturesque sceneries, and charm beyond expectation. Tourism in Kashmir is gradually increasing and now enlisted in the top destinations of India. Due to its extreme cold weather in winters and moderate cool weather in summers it is a perfect retreat for scorching heat of plains. Newly married couples can be seen here all over the year to make their days memorable, overnight stay at Shikara has its own pleasure. It also welcome sports lover who are keen to do skiing, snowboarding, rafting and trekking. While you are in Kashmir there are loads to do.
Gulmarg- Adorned with fascinating cup shaped grassy meadow and varied wild flowers such as Bluebells, Daisies, Forget Me Not’s and Buttercups of beautiful colors dissolve fragrance in the environment of Picturesque Gulmarg nestled ad 52 kms from Srinagar. Being a popular destination for honeymooner and adventurous junkies, Gulmarg is one of the most popular ski resort and snowboarding destination of India and ranked 7th in Asia; along with this it also has world's highest green golf course with 18 holes. One can also enjoy the aerial view while going on through white bed cover of snow by Gulmarg gondola (the highest ski lift) to reach the summit of Mt. Apharwat. Gulmarg has been the shooting location for many Bollywood films like Bobby, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Highway, Phantom, Haider, etc. the “Bobby Hut” named after the film Bobby is now getting popular amongst tourists in Gulmarg.
Pahalgam- Pahalgam is a beautiful town and the gate way of holy pilgrimage of “Amarnath” situated at 88 kms from Srinagar at an altitude of 7200 feet alongside river Lidder. An exquisite tranquil valley attracts tourist for pilgrimage and surrounded by beautiful landscapes, Kolahoi glacier, Betaab valley (the valley got its name after the most popular film Betaab starring Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh) and the fascinating serene Aru Valley.
Sonmarg- Sonmarg is the ideal destination for all those adventure enthusiasts who wish to enjoy camping at a hill station. Tourists flock to this meadow of gold in heavy numbers to see the beguiling divine beauty and snow covered mountains. Known as the 'Meadow of Gold', Sonmarg is set amidst a valley of flowers and lakes. The exotic flora comprises of sycamore and alpine flowers, silver birch, fir and pine of the region is fostered by the Sindh River; the stunning blue water Krishnasar Lake and grasslands are the other attractions. Sonmarg is the gateway to Ladakh rested at the foot of Zoji-la-pass.
While touring to Sonmarg, don’t miss the chance to capture the enchanting Confluence of Indus with Mountainous Rivers in Nilagrad, which has the divine healing power to treat skin diseases.
Wular Lake- One of the top fresh water lake of Asia fed by river Jhelum and located in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir is 65 kms from Srinagar.
Besides these destinations, there are loads of attractions can be covered while travelling which has its own importance and must see.
Access to Kashmir is quite easier than earlier, the roads are wide and safer except some area where it become narrow and inclined, Kashmir is reachable via Jammu. J&K SRTC buses runs from Jammu to Srinagar and other parts of state. It takes 20 hrs to cover 855 kms from New Delhi to Srinagar via roads. Railway is the another mode to reach up to Udhampur city and there you will get good options of Taxi’s like Scorpio, Innova, Xylo, Tata Sumo which will take 6 to 7 hours to cover a distance of 235 kms to reach Srinagar. Tourists travelling from distant places or abroad can go for air mode, many giant operators have daily flights from New Delhi to Srinagar and it takes only 2.30 hours to reach Srinagar, it is quite convenient but you may lose the chance to see the enchanting roadside views.
While you will go to Kashmir, there is much to explore and one can extend his/her wanderlust by thrilling outdoor activities at different places. The whole Jammu and Kashmir is a beautiful State with its divine beauty and magnificent snow clad mountains along with glittering lakes and landscapes it becomes a most popular hill station of India, not only domestic but international tourists come here every year to see this beautiful heaven on earth. There are places nearby Kashmir which have their own identity and serves as a beautiful attraction amongst tourists. Places which can be seen while you are in Kashmir are- Leh-Ladakh, Jammu city, Mata Vaishno Devi Temple, Patni top and Raghu Nath Temple at Jammu and more.
At this high altitude, the hospitality is amazing you will find luxurious and comfy stay at Hotels and Shikara’s or Boathouse, with the delighted Mughlai and Indian Foods along with the mouth watering roasted snacks of tandoor will blend your taste buds with the local taste. We are facilitating our guests by providing most trusted and safe guidance along with private cabs AC/Non AC. Accommodations, as it is a National Park rooms are very limited and should be booked prior to travel thus booking depends on room Availability, Hotels ranges from 3 stars to 5 stars. We assist you by providing full supportive assistance and once complimentary local market visit.