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Top 11 places to visit in Jammu And Kashmir

Tripiwiki : 17 May 2021
Jammu and Kashmir Often dubbed "Paradise on Earth", is home to several Valleys such as the Kashmir Valley, Chenab Valley, Sindh Valley and Lidder Valley. Kashmir's mountainous landscape has attracted tourists for centuries. Some major tourist attractions in Jammu and Kashmir are Srinagar, the Mughal Gardens, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Patnitop and Jammu. Some areas require a special permit for non-Indians to visit.

Following are the Top 11 places to visit in Jammu And Kashmir

Burzahom Archaeological Site (1 out of 11 places to visit in Srinagar)

Burzahom Archaeological Site is a prehistoric settlement located in the village of the Burzahom in the Srinagar District of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Located in the valley of Kashmir, the archaeological excavations of the ancient site and remains at the Burzahom archaeological site date back to 3000 BC and 1000 BC. The large cache of tools and implements made of bone and stone found at the site shows that the inhabitants were hunting and farming. It is located on a 'karewa' between the banks of the Dal Lake and the Zabarvan hills, about 5 km from the famous Mughal garden of Shalimar. Burzahom Archaeological Site is located at approx 14km from Srinagar,

Gulmarg (2 out of 11 places to visit in Baramulla)

Want to Ski India? then Gulmarg is your destination. It is a majestic hill station in the district of Baramula of Jammu and Kashmir in India. You can reach Gulmarg by car or bus from Srinagar (capital of Jammu and Kashmir) in 1.5 hours. You can reach Gulmarg by car or bus from Srinagar (capital of Jammu and Kashmir) in 1.5 hours. Gulmarg offers the most breathtaking adventure to the tourists through the Cable Car Ride called Gondola ride. Operated by Jammu & Kashmir State Cable Car Corporations.

Hokersar Wetland, Hokersar Wildlife Sanctuary, Srinagar (3 out of 11 places to visit in Srinagar)

Its an Heaven for Migratory Birds. Hokersar is 14 km north of Srinagar, and is a world class wetland spread over 13.75 km2 including lake and marshy area. Birds found in Hokersar—Migratory ducks and geese which include brahminy duck, tufted duck, gadwall, garganey, greylag goose, mallard, common merganser, northern pintail, common pochard, ferruginous pochard, red-crested pochard, ruddy shelduck, northern shoveller, common teal, and Eurasian wigeon

Leh Ladakh, Leh, Leh (4 out of 11 places to visit in Leh)

Leh is a town in the Leh district of Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir, India. Ladakh is a region administered by India. Ladakh is truly a heaven on Earth with picturesque attractions, fabulous landscapes, amazing people and culture. Ladakh is composed of the Leh and Kargil districts. Leh city of this region is one of the most popular tourist destination because of its beautiful monasteries, picturesque locations, and interesting markets defining the culture of the place. Ladakh regions hosts the 2 major mountain ranges of the world, the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram. Leh is a adventure capital of the country. It is approximately 434 km from Srinagar and around 473 km Manali.

Pahalgam (5 out of 11 places to visit in Anantnag)

It is a popular tourist destination and hill station. Pahalgam is a picturesque valley. Its lush green meadows and pristine waters attract thousands of tourists from all over the world each year.. Just about 100 kilometres from Srinagar and 7,000 feet high in the lap of the Himalayas, it has pine-covered mountains, crisp air, and crystal clear waters. It is located 45 kilometres from Anantnag.

Pangong Lake (6 out of 11 places to visit in Leh)

Situated in the Himalayan range it is approximately 140 km from Leh in Jammu and Kashmir. Pangong Lake also known as Pangong Tso is a beautiful endorheic lake situated in the Himalayas and is 134 km long, extending from India to China. Pangong Lake is situated at a height of 4350 m and is one of the biggest tourist attractions of the country. The one factor that makes this Lake so popular is the fact that it keeps changing colors.

Patnitop, Patni Top, Udhampur (7 out of 11 places to visit in Udhampur)

Patnitop is a small hill-station town in the Jammu Division of Jammu and Kashmir. Original name of "Patan Da Talab", meaning "Pond of the Princess". Patnitop is well connected to Jammu city and Srinagar by national highway and can be reached by a local bus or taxi. Journey will take 5-6 hour from Srinagar and approximately 2-3 hours from Jammu. The nearest rail station to Patnitop is Udhampur, which has two trains per day that arrive from New Delhi.

Shalimar Bagh, Shalimar Garden, Srinagar (8 out of 11 places to visit in Srinagar)

Shalimar Bagh is a royal Mughal Garden that lies along the right bank of Dal Lake in Srinagar. Spread across a total area of 31 acres, it is the largest among the three Mughal Gardens in the city. The garden is currently owned and managed by Jammu and Kashmir tourism department.

Srinagar, Shrinagar, Srinagar (9 out of 11 places to visit in Srinagar)

Srinagar is a Beautiful city and summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar is the largest city in the state and attracts tourists around the world. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River and largest city in the Kashmir region. The houseboat, Dal Lake, Hill stations surround the region Pahalgam , Gulmarg, the pleasent weather, fresh air makes Srinagar one of the favorite spots for the tourists and make is one of the must visit destination in India. Its around 266km from Jammu and around 600km from Delhi. There are a number of lakes and swamps in and around the city.

Tso Moriri Lake (10 out of 11 places to visit in Leh)

Tso Moriri lake in Changthang region of Ladakh is one of the most beautiful, calm high altitude lakes in India. There are multiple routes form Leh to reach the destination, you can reach in about 7 – 8 Hrs.

Wular Lake (11 out of 11 places to visit in Bandipora)

Wular Lake is located 34 km north of Srinagar, situated between the towns of Bandipore and Sopore. The lake is 16 km long and 10 km wide and is rated amongst the largest fresh water lakes in Asia. This lake alone provides about 60 per cent of the fish yield of the Kashmir region


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