Kashmir Tourist Destinations
and Kashmir the northern-most state of India comprises three distinct
regions namely Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. Not only does each of these three
regions have its distinct charm, natural beauty, culture and topography, but
all three of them put together encompass a wide range of activity that the
tourists could ever need. Hence, from sightseeing and adrenaline pumping
adventure to pilgrimage and enjoying the snow, you are sure to get it all in
the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar, the summer capital of J & K is networked by the Dal Lake, the
Nagin Lake and the Anchar Lake. You will find over 1,000 houseboats in Dal
and Nagin lakes, there is a vast range including the deluxe category. Close
to Srinagar Gulmarg and Pahalgam are other famous tourist destinations of
Kashmir valley. Jammu the winter capital of J & K is best known for its
plethora of temples is a colourful mix of pilgrims places and hill resorts.
Jamm is visited by millions of pilgrims every year who make their way to the
shrine of Vaishno Devi in the Trikuta hills. Patnitop is one of the few hill
resorts in this part of the state. Nearby, Sanasar is a secluded and
peaceful meadow for a weekend retreat. Another popular resort in the
vicinity of Patnitop is Kud.
Places to see in Kashmir : Loosely compared to the landscape on the moon, Ladakh's dry, barren,
treeless expanses and a rich culture heritage are what attract travellers
from every nook and corner of the globe. Ladakh is divided into two
districts - Kargil and Leh. Kargil includes Zanskar is still far off the
beaten track and visited only by the experienced high-altitude trekkers.
Leh, also the capital town of Ladakh is a popular destination for tourists
and it is home to a number of gompas (monasteries), palaces and many other
What To See in Kashmir