Kashmir, the Paradise on Earth, is in the Jammu and Kashmir, India. Being on the northwestern corner of India. it shares its borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Many Indian travel & tour operators have India tourism group travel packages, specially tailored for enthusiasts to Kashmir. Even though there are militancy problems in some parts of the state, tourists are spared and it is normally safe to visit the state. Tourism is the major industry here and the majority of the local population is dependent on tourists for their livelihood.
Kashmir is called the paradise on the earth as it is a beautiful area on the Himalayan ranges. There are many hill stations known for their adventure sports and winter sports.
Gulmarg has the steepest and longest ski slopes in Asia. The ropeway takes you to 13000 feet height at Gulmarg! world’s highest Golf Course can be seen here at Gulmarg. There are many a ski resorts at Gulmarg and attractive skiing packages are available. Buy some cheap snowboards and go for ski vacations. Kashmir tourism offers adventure at its best in India.
Amarnath Pilgrimage Yathra starts at 15 kilometers away from Pahalgam. Amarnath Pilgrimage Yathra is an annual Hindu pilgrimage tour.
Dal Lake in Srinagar is famous for the houseboat ride in the summer season. Dal lake freezes in the winter season. There are many beautiful Mughal gardens in Srinagar which were built mainly by the Mughal Emperors in the 16th century.
How Do I Go to The Paradise on Earth
Kashmir is well connected to the rest of India. There is a railway station at Srinagar which connects Srinagar to Baramulla. Srinagar Airport connects the state to other parts of the country. national Highways, NH 1A and NH 1D, connects Srinagar to the other parts of India.
What About Kashmir Hotels?
There are many luxury hotels, along with a large number of low budget Kashmir hotels.