For the one who wants to experience something extraordinary in their life and wants to pursue something different from routine life, traveling is a must. Kashmir is the best place in India which offers the most spectacular natural beauty and a wide range of adventures. Whether it’s an adventure or relaxation one can go for both here in Kashmir. Kashmir offers a wide range of activities like mountaineering, trekking, rock climbing, paragliding, etc.
Overnight camping in the meadows of Marghi, or stargazing at Sonamarg are some of the spectacular experiences Kashmir has to offer.
There are many reasons why you should visit Kashmir. Here we have mentioned some of them –
-Explore Dal lake and Pahalgam
-Visit Aaliya Farmhouse
-Hike to Lake Nagin on a two-wheeler or bike.
-Cross the Jawahar Tunnel on a bus (It’s an experience!)
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1) A Perfect Place To Visit For Adventure & Trekkers:
Kashmir is one of the most adventurous and thrilling places in India. The people of Kashmir are very friendly and welcoming. If you want to visit the mountains, valleys, temples, and other historical places then Kashmir can be a perfect choice for you.
2) Unique Monuments:
There are many unique monuments that you will come across when you visit Kashmir like Langar Khooziyar, World’s Tallest Curry Stall, World’s Longest Bread Roll, etc. You will also find an abundance of handicrafts made by local artisans in Kashmir making it a one-of-its-kind place to visit in India.
The most beautiful place to visit in Kashmir is Dal Lake. It is located at the foot of the Aksai Chin mountain range and offers a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains, snow-capped peaks, forests, and valleys. The lake has a wide range of activities like boating, water skiing, canoeing, and rowing.
The best time to visit Dal Lake is during the summer season as its water level decreases in winter. It also attracts a lot of tourists during Eid-ul-Azha.
Aaliya Farmhouse is one of the oldest farmhouses in Kashmir built around 1000 years ago. It lies on the bank of Dal Lake near Pahalgam town and has been converted into a hotel complex today. It offers rooms with balconies overlooking the lake or garden views from its terrace rooms.
3) Hike to Lake Nagin on a two-wheeler or bike.
It is located in the Pir Panjal range, at an altitude of 3,600 m above sea level. It is one of the most beautiful spots in Kashmir and has breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks and forests. You can also go for a picnic here. If you are not too keen on hiking, then take some pictures of yourself at the lake and enjoy them later!
4) Cross the Jawahar Tunnel on a bus (It’s an experience!)
The Jawahar tunnel is the longest tunnel in India and it connects Jammu with Srinagar. The tunnel was built during the Indian independence movement and was inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru himself while he was Prime Minister of India. It takes about 20 minutes to cross this tunnel as it has a height of 1,200 feet below sea level, so be prepared for some breathtaking views while crossing this tunnel!
2) Nature’s Heritage:
Kashmir has a lot of natural beauty which makes it a paradise on earth. The people living in this valley are very friendly and hospitable. They welcome tourists with open arms and offer them warm hospitality.