Jammu and Kashmir, over the years, has been regarded as one of the major tourist hot spots in northern India. Owing to the cool and pleasant climate and its scenic landscapes Jammu and Kashmir showcases itself as a valley right out of heaven. Jammu and Kashmir tour invites you to explore its snowy peaks, the exotic valleys and icy rivers. The state remains cool throughout the year, making it a perfect summer retreat. Geographically, one can find Jammu and Kashmir split into three major divisions including Jammu, Ladakh and the Kashmir valley. Exploring every nook and corner the state offers can be very challenging, especially for those planning to book Leh Ladakh holiday tours. Tourists can climb mountains, row across rivers and (best of all) get to view the huge, majestic Himalayan peaks.
Jammu and Kashmir offers its tourists heartwarming hospitality and a lot to look out for. With mouth watering cuisines, luxury boat houses and divine valleys to visit, there can never be a dull moment in Jammu and Kashmir. No wonder, that Jammu and Kashmir is one of the top picturesque states in India and is blesses with the most scenic destination for honeymoon in Kashmir.
Jammu & Kashmir is a state in India. It is a large state and was ruled by a Maharaja (Indian King) in the past. Jammu & Kashmir is made up of many regions but is called Jammu & Kashmir because the two most populous regions in the state are called Jammu and Kashmir. There are other distinct regions in the state including Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan and Skardu. India’s neighbour, Pakistan, grabbed many of these regions about 50 years ago. Some parts of the state were forcibly taken over by China. The largest portion of the original state of Jammu & Kashmir remains as a state within India.
The administrative capitals are Srinagar in summer and Jammu in winter.
Kashmir forms the larger part of Jammu and Kashmir and mainly consists of numerous valleys. The capital of Jammu and Kashmir- Srinagar is located in Kashmir. Kashmir is famous for its juicy apples and the rare saffron fibres. A holiday in Kashmir is incomplete of you do not include a trip to Gulmarg or Pahalgam, which too are extremely popular holiday destinations in Jammu and Kashmir.
Places of Interest:
The Dal Lake, which is considered unanimously as India’s most beautiful lake is in Kashmir. The lake which remains frozen for most part of the year attracts tourists during summer, when the ice melts away and makes way for boat houses and numerous water activities.
|Visa requirements||Visa is required|
|Languages spoken||Hindi & English|
|Currency used||Indian Rupee (INR)|