Laced with the alluring snow-clad peaks, naturally decorated with colourful gardens, jotted with numerous magical destinations, Kashmir Valley in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is indeed one of the most gorgeous hilly retreat in the entire world! Cossetted by the PirPanjal and the Karakoram Ranges, this heavenly above at 1,850m above the sea level, this promising valley offers a plenitude of places to visit; the Kashmir tour packages prove to be the best way to visit and explore these tourist attractions.
Talking about the different tour packages available in Kashmir Valley, most of them are dedicated to showcase the pristine and mesmeric appeal of the entire region. In addition to the exciting range of tourist destinations, offbeat places and other major sites, these packages also offer several fun-filled things to do to the visitors. Let’s have a look on some of the must visit places that are included in these packages…
The capital and the largest city in Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is known to be the most stunning destinations! Located on the banks of the Jhelum River, this gorgeous city is adorned by alluring Dal Lake and the Mughal Gardens. Fondly called the ‘Venice of the East’, this picture-perfect city is also fringes with other popular sites and landmarks like the Walur Lake, ChashmaShahi, NishatBagh, Nigeen Lake, Shalimar Bagh and several others.
The once a capital of the ‘Himalayan Kingdom’, Leh is known for its unique and magical charm. Embraced by the gorgeousness of several pictorial meadows, sky-kissing mountains, snow-clad peaks, and studded with a rich historical and cultural backdrop, it is also one of the most sought after adventure destinations in the country. Be it trekking, river rafting, paragliding, skiing or other enthralling activities, Leh offers everything to its visitors.
Bordered by the Shivalik and Trikuta ranges, Jammu City is undoubtedly one of the most stunning and must visit tourist destinations included in all the Kashmir tour packages. Serving as the ‘Winter Capital’ of the state, its enchanting beauty is further enhanced by the shimmering Tawi River and its evergreen outlook. Jotted with several pious and holy temples, it is often referred as the ‘Temple City’ of Jammu and Kashmir.
After Gulmarg, you should also visit the ‘Medow of Gold’ or Sonamarg in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is due to the golden appearance of the setting sun’s reflection on the glaciers, this hill abode got its name! For the snow and hill lovers, Sonamrag can prove to be the most promising destination included in the various Kashmir tour packages. Guarded by several Himalayan peaks, this alpine valley is the home to the Kolhoi and Machoi glaciers.
Seated at an astounding height of 2,730m above the sea level, Gulmarg is among the most scenic and colourful tourist destinations around the Kashmir Valley. Owing to its enchanting beauty and appeal, it is also known as the ‘Meadow of Flowers’ by the locals. Depending on the climate and the weather, Gulmarg changes its appearance and paints itself with different shades of the nature; visit this meadow during any season, you will find it in its most pristine form!
Well connected with the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir; around 55km from Srinagar, Baramulla is yet another natural marvel around the Kashmir Valley. Studded with lush and evergreen orchards, wonderful meadows and landscapes, it boasts of being the largest apple growing valley in the entire country.
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