The magical Kashmir, surrounded by mountains from all sides is known for its stunning beauty. The quiet charm of Kashmir is sure to attract everyone with its stunning landscape, flowering meadows and sparkling lakes. There is so much to do in Kashmir. Srinagar is the most well-known tourist destination in Kashmir.
However, you can always visit the golden meadows and Pahalgam to see the striking green valleys. Gulmarg is another popular hill station in Kashmir, and Zanskar’s high passes are a great place to visit during the summer. To enjoy your vacation at this wonderful place, book your trip now with THRILLOPHILIA.
Gulmarg, located in the heart of the Pir Panjal Range is a stunning place to be. With its white stretches interspersed by lush forests and small lakes, the cup-shaped valley is covered with a thick layer of snow. Gulmarg is a serene destination, but it can also be quite adventurous. Gulmarg is a top-rated ski destination in the country. You can also try snowboarding, skiing, or trekking.
A beautiful Gondola ride, which is considered to be one of Asia’s highest, glides along the snow-capped mountains, providing breathtaking views of the peaks. You could also spend time exploring Gulmarg’s many attractions like Tanmarg and Khilanmarg if adventure sports is not your thing. It is home to the highest golf course in the country, so it is well worth a visit.
This summer capital, sprawled along the banks of the Jhelum River is one of the most desired inclusions in Kashmir packages. Srinagar is surrounded by the majestic Himalayan Mountains, and its natural beauty is truly amazing. The hill station, affectionately known as the City of Lakes is home to the famous Dal Lake, which lies between snow-capped mountains.
Although the lake’s floating markets are the main attraction, you can also visit Dal to take a shikara along its sparkling waters. Five gardens, known as the Mughal Gardens of Srinagar, are its most impressive assets. They boast stunning architectural designs and lush flowering grounds. Srinagar is renowned for its abundance of Kashmiri handicrafts. Local markets at the hill station are still stocked with an incredible variety of hand-spun shawls and blankets, as well as wooden souvenirs and other locally made items.
Pahalgam is located at the confluence between the Lidder River & the Sheshnag Lake. It has all the charms of an untouched hill station. Pahalgam was once a shepherd’s settlement. Today, it is known as the “Valley of Shepherds”. One is welcomed by vast open fields with cattle at Pahalgam. These two valleys are home to the most tourist attractions in Pahalgam: Betaab and Aru. They have stunning green peaks, and lazy rivers that run through them. Tourists in Pahalgam love the Baisaran Meadow. It is home to many fun sports and games.
Chandanwari is also a great spot for snow-picnics along the banks of Lidder. This hill station is also the base camp of the famous Amarnath Yatra trek, and is popular with ShivRatri devotees and trekkers. Pahalgam is another destination you should consider adding to your travel itinerary. You can see snowfall if you visit in winter. The area is surrounded with lush greenery. Pahalgam is a paradise for nature lovers, with its cold and beautiful weather. You can also indulge in many activities in Pahalgam.
Zanskar is a name that trekkers are familiar with. It is also one of the most unusual places in Kashmir. Zanskar is home to a large number of Tibetan Buddhists. The slow pace of life revolves around the monasteries. Zongkhul is located on the Padum–Kitswar trekking route and is home to the most popular attractions. Another tourist attraction is the Stongdey Monastery.
The Zanskar river winds its way through the hill station and is considered one of the most exciting gorges in the country. Rafting is also a popular, but challenging, activity. The Drang Drung Glacier is located in the hill station, one of the largest in the country. It also offers paragliding possibilities. Zanskar is not accessible during winter due to its high elevation and can only be accessed between April and August.
Sonamarg, which literally means the “Meadow of Gold”, is well-known for its postcard-worthy beauty. Sonamarg is home to some of the highest peaks in the world, providing a stunning backdrop for the hill station.
One of the most popular attractions is the Sindh River, which runs through the city’s center. Picnicking along the Sindh River is a very popular activity. One can also ride a pony up to the Thajiwas glacier. The Zoji La Pass is one of the most famous mountain passes in the world and is popular with bikers and adventurers in Sonamarg.
6. Dal Lake
You can shop at the Kashmiri markets and buy the treasures that will be a lasting memory of your trip. There are many things you can purchase here, including carpets, shawls and handicrafts. They will all be authentic. You can take a boat ride on the houseboats with family members, friends, or even your spouse if you’re going to be there for your honeymoon. It is an unforgettable experience to be there. You must feel what it is like to be on the Dal Lake, whether you’re there for a honeymoon or a family vacation.
7. Kashmir Valley
Kashmir Valley, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kashmir Valley, is a great place to see Kashmir Tourist Places during winter. Imagine being surrounded by snow-covered mountains and greenery. This is how Kashmir Valley will make it feel. It will take your breath away with the cold and snow. The best place to trek in Kashmir Valley, it is also a popular destination for adventure seekers. This is one of the most popular places to visit in Kashmir during winters. It’s not crowded, so if you don’t like crowds then this is your place.