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Kashmir - Known as 'The Paradise on Earth'

Most popular destination for its marvellous natural beauty

Kashmir, also called as the ‘Paradise on Earth’, is situated in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. Kashmir, which is known for its natural beauty, attracts thousands of visitors every year from all around the country.

It is the most popular tourist destination of India. The beautiful Himalayan ranges and thick pine forests add more beauty to the already charming city. It is a perfect place for the nature lovers who really want to explore the natural beauty of the place. Kashmir is a perfect honeymoon destination for the newly-weds as it offers a wide variety of things and places to explore.

During summers, couples can enjoy the natural beauty of Kashmir ranging from lush green valleys to sparkling lakes, fertile grasslands, and Mughal Gardens. While during winters, couples can enjoy various adventurous sports and appreciate beautiful snow-covered Himalayan ranges. They can also explore various places of worship and several monuments, and can enjoy a houseboat or a shikara ride in Dal Lake. Spending a night in the houseboat is the experience of life time. Couples can also shop for various handicraft items, brass and silver ware, woollen garments, especially hand woven silk fabrics and Kashmiri shawls, exquisitely embroided pashmina scarves, stoles and sweaters, etc. Kashmir is also famous for its red and juicy apples.

Places of Interest

Below are the main places of attraction for tourists:

Below are the lesser known places of interest for tourists:

  • Verinag Garden

  • A fresh water spring and a beautiful Mughal garden.

  • Yusmarg

  • It is a hill station situated around 47 Kms from Srinagar.

Best Time to visit Kashmir

The best season to visit Kashmir is from April to June; but if you want to enjoy the snow and various adventurous sports, then the ideal time to visit is from December to February.

How to reach Kashmir

Kashmir is easily accessible by air, the major airport being in Srinagar. The nearest railway station is the Jammu Tawi Railway Station (305 km from Srinagar) in Jammu which is well connected through rail network with the other major cities of India.

To see other famous hill stations, visit Famous Hill Stations of India.

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