Kashmir Tour: Explore the Beauty of the Paradise

Kashmir, usually identified as the Crown of India, is one of the most gorgeous places on earth. Universally known as Paradise on Earth, this land is a widely favored holiday destination. Studded with Himalayan ranges and thriving Mughal gardens and garrulous streams, Kashmir has a countryside that fascinates all. Most people call Kashmir as the Heaven on the Earth. The land of innocent natural beauty, Mughal erudition, sacred solace and calmness, Kashmir gets ultimate glory to India. Being so popular, it is a must to visit this place. Kashmir tour brings in you to a world of serenity and serendipity which leaves you with most beautiful memories of your holiday spent in heavenly Kashmir. This place is apt for family as well as couple holidays.

Thajiwas Glacier

Thajiwas Glacier

Elegant and poise are two indispensible marks of Kashmir. Kashmir tour has a lot to present to the visitors and thus from sightseeing places to leisurely activities. The most stunning attractions of Kashmir include Nagin Lake, Dal Lake in  Srinagar, Baisaran, Gulmarg, Golf course in Pahalgam, Thajiwas Glacier in Sonamarg, Lamayuru, Hemis Monastery, Aharbal Waterfall in Pulwama, Kloster Chemrey, Nubhra Valley, etc. The climate here is usually very cold, as it is enclosed by the great Himalayas. Kashmir has whole host of waterways which not only augment its natural beauty, but also offer means of discovering leisure sports. As you pick Kashmir for your holiday, you can travel around various pretenses of the region which ranges from spiritual odysseys to nature walks, adventure experiences and much more.

Gulmarg

Gulmarg

Kashmir being hub of adventure sports suggests a whole range of adventure sports activities which includes skiing too.  One of the major reasons for travelers to visit Kashmir is Gulmarg which is the best ski resort in the Himalayas. It is called the Meadow of Flowers and is well-known for its valleys filled with flowers, skiing, horse-riding and also has the world’s highest golf course. Some of the other popular ones are Srinagar which is the capital of the state and very popular for Shikara rides on the Dal Lake, Mughal Gardens and houseboats, Sonamarg which is called the Meadows of Gold, famous for its dense forests and a perfect spot for a great vacation, Nilagrad river whose waters have curative properties for skin ailments, and Patnitop, an awesome snow-clad peaks, freshwater springs and place for adventure sports. You can as well try hands at trekking and mountaineering in the haughty hills of Kashmir.

Amarnath Cave

Amarnath Cave

Kashmir is also renowned as a religious centre for the Hindu devotees. It is the home of various well-regarded holy shrines of the region. The caves of Amarnath, dedicated to Lord Shiva are one of the most famous pilgrimage sites of Hindus located in Kashmir. Vaishno Devi, a Shakti shrine dedicated to Goddess Vaishno is another very sacred pilgrimage site of Hindus. Located on the top of Trikuta Hills of Shivalik Ranges, Hindu pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi from around the world to cleanse their soul of all follies while chanting the name of Goddess Vaishno. Mount Kailash, the divine mountain to be found in Kashmir tour, is being well thought-out a sacred place by five religions of the world. Mount Kailash has never been climbed and thus is chiefly an important mountain in the world.

Dal Lake

Dal Lake

Kashmir creates the head of the nation which is crowned by mighty Himalayan ranges.  These snow-clad mountain peaks are ideal venue for some of the most breath-taking adventure sports activities. Sample exquisitely spiced native cuisines and festive teas, then walk off your meal along the rugged trekking routes to the north. Marvel at the famous houseboats of Srinagar and take a spiritual moment to reflect at one of the many pilgrimage sites and religious shrines that dot the region. Shikara is a traditional style houseboat which takes one through most enchanting waters of Dal Lake.  Dal Lake and surrounding greenery is considered one of the biggest attractions of all tours to Kashmir for it is the most ideal way to relish tranquility and beauty of Kashmir valley. Nature walks and Mughal Gardens are a must in all Kashmir packages. The lustrous chinar trees are lined throughout the Mughal Gardens in Kashmir which are namely Shalimar and Nishat Gardens. These gardens are situated on both sides of Dal Lake and are beautifully laden with artificial streams, terraced landscapes and Mughal style pavilions.

Obviously, inhabitant craftsmanship makes for outstanding mementos: carpets and textiles are exceptional shopping features. Shopping for hand-crafted things such as pottery, carpets, bags and even traditional furniture is a must for all Kashmir trip. While touring the region, one can have even more rewarding and inspiring experience by traveling around some of the most sacred holy shrines of different faiths and by observing common rituals and religious practices there. Discover more than what has been already explored and seen and you will be able to let loose more than a few treasures that are hidden inside the stunning Kashmir.