Jammu and Kashmir, is one of the most beautiful states of India which is situated on the northernmost part of the Country. Kashmir, is well-known as “Heaven on Earth” as the complete state is well-adjourned with sky-kissing alpine trees, snow-capped peaks of Himalayan Ranges, lush green meadows, fantastic wildlife, ancient temples, churches, monasteries and mosques, blue-water lakes, mesmerizing rushing streams and beautiful vistas which attracts millions of the nature lovers and tourists from all over the world. Some of the legends have also given fascinating tags of this beautiful state of India like – “Paradise on Earth ” and “Switzerland of Asia”.
Jammu and Kashmir, is truly a paradise for nature lovers as on every corner of the state you will be amazed to see the beauty of our mother nature. Kashmir has been the top demanding travel destination in India for honeymoon lovers as the place offers several beautiful vistas which are worth-capturing with your naked eyes. Along with the beautiful vistas, the state also offers several experiences such as staying in a luxury houseboat, shopping in one of a kind floating market, enjoying sunset from one of the Mughal gardens, trekking and hiking in the lap of mother nature, numerous adventurous activities like skiing, paragliding, rafting, mountain biking and what not!
Jammu and Kashmir, not only allures with the natural vistas or the great Himalayan ranges however, Kashmir has been one of the important religious centres in Hinduism, Sikhism, Muslims and Buddhism as it houses some of the age-old Hindu temples, mosques, churches and monasteries which have their own importance all over the world. Among these, some of the important pilgrim centres are Vaishno Mata Temple and Amarnath Cave which alone attracts millions of devotees from all over the Country. Along with this, Jammu and Kashmir has a rich heritage and culture which revolves around the entire state as it has had several invaders and empires like Hindu Kings, Mughals and Britishers. You can see the deep culture and heritage through their ancient architecture and historical monuments.
Not only historical sites and religious centres, Jammu and Kashmir also has some of the lip-smacking cuisines and flavours which will make you fall in love with this state. You will be amazed to try some delicious dishes like Kashmiri Pulao, Kashmiri Rajma, Aloo Dum, Maani, Katha Meat, Mitha Bhaat, Rogan Josh and several other cuisines. Along with these mouth-watering cuisines, Jammu and Kashmir Tour Packages, also provide you an offer to witness some of the exciting regional festivals like Tulip festival, shikara festival, saffron festival, Baisakhi and Hemis festival through which you may have the perfect glimpse about Kashmir’s rich culture and tradition. Along with this, Jammu and Kashmir Tour Package, never misses the opportunity to entertain the visitors with some of the exclusive markets which have high quality products ranging from Pashmina Shawls, Blankets, Carpets, Traditional Jewelry, Paper Mache Products, Silver and Wooden work items and the famous Kashmiri Dry Fruits.
Custom Tours India, would love to have you with us so that we can take you around different corners of Jammu and Kashmir with an exclusive tailor-made tour of India covering top tourist destinations of Jammu and Kashmir. Custom Tours India, will arrange a fully private tour of India where you can have the glimpse of Kashmir’s lifestyle and historical places along with beautiful vistas which makes this state truly a “Heaven on Earth”.
Top Tourist Destinations of Jammu and Kashmir
Gulmarg is a beautiful hill-station which is well-decorated with snow-capped peaks of Himalayan ranges, vast green meadows, thick forests of Pine and Fir trees, alluring flower valleys which makes this hill-station worth visiting. The hill-station is well-known for its 2nd highest and longest cable car ride along with the 2nd highest golf course in the world.
Top Sightseeing Places in Gulmarg
- Gulmarg Gondola Cable Rid
- Kongdori Peak
- Apharwat Peak
- Drung Waterfall
- Alpather Lake
Sonmarg is a Sanskrit word which means “Meadows of Gold” as the place is filled with beautiful vistas at every corner of this hill-station. Sonmarg attracts millions of tourists every year who get attracted by its mesmerizing landscape, majestic glaciers, sky-kissing snow-capped mountains. Sonmarg is the home of three blue water lakes and is the starting base of one of the most important Amarnath Yatra.
Top Sightseeing Places in Sonmarg
- Thajiwas Glacier
- Baltal Valley
- Nichinai Pass
- Kashmir Great Lakes Trek
- Satsaran Pass
Pahalgam is well-known as “Valley of Shepherds” as you can see several shepherds roaming around with beautiful sheep. Pahalgam is situated on the banks of Lidder River which flows through the Lidder Valley. The complete landscape is surrounded by lush green meadows with the backdrop of sky-kissing pine trees and snow-capped mountains. This town is one of the favourite places for Bollywood as they have shot many movies here.
Top Sightseeing Places in Pahalgam
- Betaab Valley
- Aru Valley
Srinagar is one of the most beautiful and capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir which is surrounded by lush green landscape and serene beauty. Srinagar is located on the banks of Jhelum River and nestled in the foothills of Pir Panjal Ranges – lesser Himalayas which adds more beauty to this beautiful city. Srinagar is known as “Paradise on Earth” as the city is well-dotted with Royal Mughal Gardens, Historical sites and monuments, fascinating lakes, floating markets, captivating vistas of great Himalayan ranges and well-groomed with rich culture.
Top Sightseeing Places in Srinagar
- Dal Lake
- Tulip Garden
- Shankaracharya Temple
- Nishat Bagh
- Shikara Ride
- Shalimar Bagh
- Mughal Gardens
Patnitop is one of the popular hill-stations which is truly a paradise for photographer and nature lovers as it offers several fascinating viewpoints, captivating vistas, lush green meadows and the majestic snow-capped mountains of Himalayan ranges. Along with this, it is a hub of adventure sports like Skiing, Trekking, Hiking and Mountain biking. The hill-station is well-dotted with several water springs which are worth-visiting.
Top Sightseeing Places in Patnitop
- Madha Top
- Naag Mandir
- Shiva Ghar
- View Points
Gurez Valley is another beautiful valley of Jammu and Kashmir which attracts millions of nature lovers and tourists from all over the world. Gurez Valley offers beautiful meadows, dense forests with hiking trails, rushing streams and wonderful shinning-white snow-capped peaks of Himalayan Mountains. This valley brings us closer to mother nature where you can feel more refreshed and alive. Gurez Valley also served as the gateway of the great Silk Route of Central Asia.
Top Sightseeing Places in Gurez Valley
- Tulail Valley
- Razdan Pass
- Habba Khatoon Peak
- Kishanganga River
Doda is one of the top tourist destinations of Jammu and Kashmir which offers its visitors to indulge in various adventure sports like snow skiing, mountain biking, trekking, paragliding and what not! Along with these activities, this beautiful town of Kashmir also has several rustic religious sites and sightseeing places which are worth visiting.
Top Sightseeing Places in Doda
- Vasuki Naag Temple
- Jamia Masjid
Kishtwar is one of the beautiful hidden gems of Jammu and Kashmir which is well-known for its saffron and blue sapphire cultivation. Kishtwar is a beautiful town which is paradise for those who want to seek peace and would like to spend some days away from the hustle and bustle of cities and touristy hill-stations. Kishtwar is rich in flora and fauna as you may sight rare birds and animals along with rushing waterfalls and hidden treks.
Top Sightseeing Places in Kishtwar
- Jama Masjid
- Kishtwar National Park
- Quila Kistwar
- Amazing viewpoints
Vaishno Devi Temple
Vaishno Devi Temple is one of the important temples in Hinduism which is dedicated to Vaishno Devi Mata, incarnation of Goddess Durga. This temple is visited by millions of devotees every year who come here from all over the world. It is believed that Vaishno Mata fulfills everyone’s wish who visit here and worship Vaishno Devi. Along with this, there are three pindies which are naturally formed who reflect three Hindu Goddess Mata Kali, Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Parvati.
Amarnath Yatra is one of the most important pilgrimage centres as per Hinduism which attracts millions of Shiva devotees every year. This pilgrim walk is accessible during the months of July – August as rest of the months the place is fully covered with thick snow. Here, shiva lingam is formed naturally by the ice droplets falling from the glacier. In order to reach the sacred shrine, devotees need to walk for 3-5 days which passes through high peaks, thrilling passes, dense forests and meadows.
Above mentioned places are the top tourist destinations of Jammu and Kashmir which are worth-visiting. Custom Tours India invites you to explore this beautiful state of India which has so much to offer to its visitors. We will arrange a fully private tour of India for you covering different parts of Jammu and Kashmir where you can have the perfect glimpse of Kashmir’s rich heritage and culture. We would love to have you here in India with our tailor-made tour specially for you according to your taste and preferences.