Kashmir Tourism Packages

Srinagar

Srinagar

Located in the Kashmir valley at an altitude of 1,730 m above sea level Srinagar is the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The city is famous for its lakes and floating houseboats on them. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dry fruits. Srinagar is 876 km north of Delhi. The city lies on the banks of Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus River. The valley is surrounded by the beautiful mountains of Himalayas on all sides. The weather is cool around hare every season, faces heavy snowfall in winter and heavy rainfall in summer season, the highway connecting Srinagar with the rest of India faces frequent blockades due to icy roads, avalanches and flood water. Summers are warm with a July daytime average of 24.1 °C (75.4 °F). The average annual rainfall is around 720 millimeters (28 in). Srinagar too has a distinctive cultural heritage. There are many Holy places around the city depict the cultural heritage and religious diversity of the city.

Gulmarg

Gulmarg

Gulmarg is a hill station, popularly known for skiing destination in the Baramula district of Jammu and Kashmir. The town lies in the valley of the Pir Panjal Range in the western Himalayas, at an altitude of 2,650 m (8,694 ft), 56 km from Srinagar. Few species of flowers such as daisies, forget-me-nots and buttercups during spring and summer can be seen around here. Gulmarg is interspersed by enclosed parks and small lakes, and surrounded by forests of green pine and fir. Winter sports like Skiing, tobogganing, snowboarding and heli-ski are carried out on Apharwat peak in Gulmarg at a height of 4,267m. From the peak of Apharwat we can see a panoramic view of Nanga Parbat and Harmukh mountains. Being in a high altitude, it has a humid climate where the winter season sees heavy snowfall. Moderate temperature in summer seasons, overall seasons are relatively cool. Gulmarg is being the "land of winter sports in India" and was rated as Asia's 7th best ski destination.

Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi

KShri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji is considered to be one of the holiest pilgrimages from the ancient times, situated at an altitude of 5200 ft. Popular over the world as Moonh Maangi Muradein Poori Karne Wali Mata, which means, the Mother who fulfills whatever Her children wish for. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji resides in a Holy Cave located in the folds of the three peaked mountain named Trikuta (pronounced as Trikoot). The Holy Cave attracts millions of pilgrimages every year. As per the recent report, the number of Yatris visiting the Holy Shrine annually now exceeds one crore. This is due to the unflinching faith of the devotees who throng the Shrine from all parts of India and abroad.The Yatris have to undertake a trek of nearly 12 km from the base camp at Katra. At the culmination of their pilgrimage, the yatries are blessed with the Darshans of the Mother Goddess inside the Sanctum Sanctorum- the Holy Cave. These Darshans are in the shape of three natural rock formations called the Pindies.

Pahalgam

Pahalgam

Pahalgam is a tourist town in Anantnag district of the Jammu & Kashmir. It being a popular tourist destination and hill station is located around 45 km from Anantnag on the banks of Lidder River at an altitude of 7,200 feet. Annual Amarnath Yatra is associated in Pahalgam district, every year in the months of July-August. The area is rich in vegetation, the dominant forest consisting cover over 90%. Most of the species found here are Cedrus deodara, Pinus griffithii, Abies pindrow, Aesculus indica etc. Pahalgam is rising for its nearby picnic spots and saffron fields. Lidder rivers is a popular trekking base here. The town is surrounded by the beautiful mountains covered by snow.

Sonamarg

Sonamarg

Sonmarg gives rise to The Three Sisters (Kashmir). Sonmarg is situated at the bank of Nallah Sindh river (a major tributary of the Jehlum River), at an altitude of 2800 m above sea level and 87 km north-east from Srinagar. It is a popular tourist destination, surrounded with beautiful Himalayan peaks. Sonmarg faces heavy snowfall and avalanches during winter due to which it is completely inaccessible. And in the rainy season it faces significant rainfall, even in the driest season. About 932 mm of precipitation falls annually. The average temperature in Sonmarg is 6.5 °C. The transport to Sonmarg is open in late April to access the snow which is furnished all over the valley. Private vehicles are not allowed.

Jammu

Jammu

Jammu is the winter capital of state of Jammu and Kashmir, situated on the banks of the Tawi River and the largest city in the Jammu division. Jammu city lies on the Shivalik range of uneven ridges of low height. It is surrounded by different mountain range three sides, Shivalik range to the north, east and southeast while the Trikuta Range surrounds it in the north-west. The city is established around the Tawi River. The city is built on a series of ridges. Jammu features a humid subtropical climate with extreme summer highs, June is the hottest month with average highs of 40.6 °C. while January is the coldest month with average lows reaching 7 °C (45 °F). It faces heavy rainfall in monsoon season. Rainfall may total up to 669 mm (26.3 in) in the wettest months.

PatniTop

PatniTop

Patnitop is a hilltop tourist location sits at an altitude of 2,024 m in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies on the Shivalik belt of the Himalayas, The Chenab river flows close to this location.It faces heavy Snowfall and avalanche in winter which obstructs National Highway 44. Now the India's longest road tunnel, the 9.2 km (6 mi) long, Chenani-Nashri Tunnel has been open from village north of Patnitop reducing the distance from Jammu to Srinagar and traffic jams on NH 44 that occurred earlier due to snowfall and avalanche in winter at Patnitop.

Yusmarg

Yusmarg

Yusmarg is a hill station, situated at the bank of Doodganga River (a tributary of Jehlum River), in the western part of Kashmir Valley in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in the Pir Panjal peaks, a sub range of Himalaya. Yusmarg in Kashmiri means The Meadow of Jesus. The natives believed that Jesus visited Kashmir and spend some time at Yusmarg. Most of the time valley is covered with snow, clad mountains and the meadows of Pine and Fir. The Expeditions leads from this hill station to the Sunset Peak and the Tatakooti Peak, at an altitude of 2396 meters above sea level. A 4 km trek leads to a small lake. Another 10 km trek leads to the frozen lake in Sang-e-Safed valley, which is mostly covered by ice even during the summer. Other tourist activities include horse riding, fishing, skiing during winter and photography.

Leh Ladakh

Lah Ladakh

At an altitude of 3,524 metres, Leh is a town in the Leh district of the Jammu and Kashmir. It connected via National Highway 1 to Srinagar, and to manali in the south via Leh-Manali highway. It was originally the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh. The old town of Leh is among the 100 most endangered sites list of World Monuments Fund due to climate change and other reasons like heavy rain. Ladakh is a region of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, Most of the inhabited are Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. It is the least populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir and its culture and history are closely related to that of Tibet. Ladakh is known for its remote mountain beauty and culture. Leh is now becoming the popular destination for bikers.

Kargil

Kargil

Kargil is a city in the Kargil district of Ladakh region, situated along the banks of the Suru River (Indus), in Jammu and Kashmir. It is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. It is located 204 km from Srinagar, 234 km from Leh to the east, and 1,047 km from Delhi to the south. Kargil city is facing the Northern Areas across the LOC. Like other Himalayan regions , Kargil also has a temperate climate. In summer days are hot and nights are cool, while winters are long and chilly with temperatures often dropping to −48 °C (−54 °F).

Zanskar

Zanskar

Zanskar is a tehsil of the Kargil district, which lies in the eastern half of Jammu and Kashmir. Zanskar, together with the neighbouring region of Ladakh, was briefly a part of the kingdom of Guge in Western Tibet. The Zanskar Range is a mountain range of Jammu and Kashmir that separates Zanskar from Ladakh. The Zanskar Range is approximately 100-km-wide synclinorium formed by strongly folded and imbricated, weakly metamorphosed sedimentary series. The average height of the Zanskar Range is about 6,000 m. Its eastern part is known as Rupshu. It also separates Kinnaur District from Spiti in Himachal Pradesh.

Badarwah

Badarwah

Bhaderwah is a town in the Doda district, in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is governed by a Notified Area Council (city council). The Bhaderwah valley is located in the shivalik range of the Himalayan Mountains, 80 km from Batote. The town is popularly known for its natural environment and is popularly called "Mini Kashmir". Badarwah is known for its natural beauty and popular tourist places like- Badarwah fort, Gurganda- sunbain glacier, Jai velly etc.