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Pristine valleys, snow-clad stunning Himalayas, floating markets on the mesmerizing Dal Lake all add up to the beauty of Kashmir, which is indeed claimed as heaven on earth. There’s an intrinsically magical feel as the Vale of Kashmir bathes in the golden light of the setting sun. The picturesque Gulmarg, Srinagar, Pahalgam or Sonmarg, make a holiday with family, or a honeymoon in Kashmir a wonderful experience.
Kashmir is even home to the popular Amarnath Cave which calls the ardent devotees Lord Shiva from across the world.
Whatever your reason for visiting J&K, whether it is to enjoy the beauty, or test your limits while trekking the mountains, or simply to discover serenity and peace, Kashmir will offer you several reasons to keep coming back for more.
Srinagar to Jammu is about 304 km approximately, and it will take a minimum of 8 hours and a maximum of 12 hours for you to reach Jammu.
All major networks like BSNL, Airtel, Aircel, Idea, and Jio are functional in Kashmir. However, it is essential to note that only postpaid connections work here in the majority of the areas.
September is the month when apples are ripe, and you can easily find red apples en route to Gulmarg. Also, it’s worth visiting the beautiful apple orchards nearby Tangmarg for delicacy and nature-friendly clicks.
Kashmir is widely known for its good numbers of beautiful fresh water and high-altitude lakes. Some of them which are always on the watchlist of travelers are Dal Lake, Nagin Lake, Krishnasar Lake Mansar Lake, Sruinsar Lake, Wular Lake, Manasbal Lake, Pangong Lake, Gangabal Lake, Tso Moriri Lake, Tso Kar Lake, etc.
The conditions have improved remarkably in Kashmir. In the last few years, security conditions have been tightened and a strong vigil is also being kept. That being said, it won’t cause harm to take extra precautionary measures.
Yes, there sure is. Dachigam wild Life Sanctuary is situated at a distance of 22 km from Srinagar, and you can visit this place at ease during your visit.
Shikarar Ride is basically the traditional boat that has been designed artistically and they sail on Dal Lake in the Srinagar area. It’s a must-have experience for anyone who loves to float and explore the view of mountains from a Lake’s perspective.