top places to visit in kashmir




The capital city of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in Kashmir. 



One of the beautiful places in Kashmir where you will see snow covered mountains all around. Gulmarg is also one of the most liked places in Kashmir. 



India's famous Amarnath Yatra starts from Pahalgam itself. By the way, Pahalgam is famous for saffron cultivation, because saffron cultivation is maximum in this place. 


Dal Lake

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Dachigam National Park

India's fAbout 25 km from Srinagar, this park is the largest park in India which is spread over about 145 sq km. Tourists come from far and wide to visit this park situated in the lap of the mountains.


Amarnath Cave

It is a very famous pilgrimage site from a religious and historical point of view. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva where you get to see Baba Barfani.You can go here during your Kashmir trip only if you have registered for darshan here. Lakhs of devotees come every year in this Amarnath Yatra.


Baltal Valley

Baltal is the second Amarnath Yatra route. Trekking lovers like this place very much. Here you will see snow all around.This valley situated on the banks of the Indus river is very beautiful, you can also include this place in your list.



It is situated at a distance of about 100 km from Srinagar. You must include this place in your list of tourist places in Kashmir. There is a very beautiful valley here named Lolab Valley. Which is very beautiful. You will get to see a different beautiful form of nature here.



Lying 80 kilometers north-east of Srinagar, Sonamarg translates to "The Meadow of Gold '' in English. Nestled at an altitude of about 2,800 kilometers above sea level, this place is known popularly for its serene lakes


Shalimar Garden

The beautifully laid Shalimar Bagh happens to be the largest amongst the three iconic Mughal gardens in Srinagar. The Shalimar Garden was constructed back in 1619 under the orders of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, who dedicated it to his wife Nur Jahan. Nicknamed as the “Crown of Srinagar”, this public park is set overlooking the shimmering waters of the picturesque Dal Lake.



A short drive outside Srinagar Main, the ethereal beauty of Yusmarg has earned it the title of the ‘Meadow of Jesus’. With its long stretches of vast green pastures stretched across the horizon, Yusmarg is a little paradise of its own, and is one of the most sought after Kashmir places for weekend getaways.


Aru Valley

One of the most underrated places to visit in Kashmir, Aru Valley stands out in its quiet beauty. Riddled with pristine lakes and scenic meadows, the untrodden valley can be a great place for a weekend escapade or a day picnic. The many lakes here offer several scenic picnic spots, although one can spend a happening time trout fishing in their waters as well.



One of the least visited of Kashmir places, Sanasar is a little cup shaped meadow in the Jammu region. Named after the two villages of Sana and Sar, the meadow is known for its Gulmarg-like beauty. Sanasar is one among the most popular of places to visit in Kashmir for trekking and camping; several hiking trails of moderate difficulty snake their way through the hills here



A short walk from the Gulmarg Bus stop, Khailnmarg is breathtaking in summers. One can reach this little valley via a short trek across the meadow, or even take a pony ride to it. One of the most underrated of Kashmir tourist places, Khilanmarg offers the perfect getaway from the busy city life. During spring, the meadow remains virtually covered in a blanket of flowers, and offers quite a spectacle.



Baltal is best known as the base camp for Amarnath Yatra. The little valley, however, is blessed with enchanting sites of its own, and is among the most picturesque of Kashmir tourist places in its own right. A plethora of waterfalls, glaciers and mountain peaks dot the landscape here, making it an ideal visit for photographers and all those looking for a quiet retreat in the heart of nature.

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