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Kashmir – Gem Destination of India!

By Ajay Kumar Subscribe to RSS | December 16th 2011 | Views:
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Kashmir, the multifaceted diamond of tourist destination is endowed in extravagant beauty with perfection, apotheosize temples, amazing natural sightseeing spot of unmatched beauty beyond words. Kashmir has its name originated from the Sanskrit word which literally means “Land of Kashyap Rishi” The alpine land is covered with snow clad mountains that shares a common boundary with China, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. From ancient time the land of Jammu and Kashmir northern most state of Indian Union was a major drive route. Kashmir holiday packages include Sonmarg, Leh, Ladakh, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Srinagar, Mata Vaishno Devi shrine.

Apart from these ideal places, the Srinagar packages have clubbed the adventure tour, especially during the winter season. People from around the globe make a visit to explore the adventures awaiting them. Kashmir termed as the paradise of the earth has many places to be seen. The valley of Kashmir lying in the lap of Himalayas is proud to have Jhelum River kissing her beds which is vital to the live hood. Srinagar is the capital of Kashmir. It is surrounded by River Jhelum and Dal Lake. House boats are fantastic in the Dal Lake.

The tour operators of Kashmir holiday packages arrange the itineraries with utmost care. Srinagar to Ladakh is 434 km. Remote mountain’s and its unique culture gives glory to Ladakh. Leh is the largest town here. Ladakh is popularly known as “Little Tibet” because of the strong influence of Tibetan culture. Leh is one of the quarters of Buddhism in South Asia. One is blessed with the opportunity to have a panoramic view of the India’s oldest civilization near Leh - “The Indus Valley Civilization”.

A visit to the Mughal Garden is on out-skirts of Srinagar includes the Chashmashai (the royal spring), Nishath (abode of peace) and Shalimar (“abode of love”). Pahalgam or the Shepard village which is 95 kms northeast of Srinagar is mountain town along the river Lidder. Being the most picturesque spot of Kashmir, the trout fishing and trek to Kohaloi, Amaranth and many more places are worth the trip. The bed of adventure and fun is provided in Gulmarg. It has the highest and famous Golf course in summer and the snow paradise for skiing in winter. Yusmarg are the meadows where you can walk along the River Ganga. Other attractions of Kashmir and places for visits are the Shah Hamadan Mosque, Shikara rides visiting Nehru Park, floating islands, vegetable farmer villages and Chanrchinari on the Dal Lake. Dakshun or Angeler’s Heaven is a trekker’s paradise where you hear the singing sound of the Bringhi River.

The exciting places in Kashmir are the Dachigam National Park stretching over141 sq.kms. The beautiful sanctuary is proud to own Kashmir Hangul, snow leopard and species of avifauna. The tour packages include Aharbal waterfall, Wular – Asia’s largest fresh water lake, Manasbal Lake surrounded by sanctuary of bird watchers. The cave shrine of Vaishanvi Devi can be reached from Jammu via katra.

Ajay Kumar - About Author:
To include Kashmir Holiday Packages is mandatory for every tourist who has love for nature. Kashmir tour packages are much customized to meet the requirement of the tourist. An thorough exploration of the “The Heavenly Paradise on the Earth” – Kashmir is through Srinagar packages.

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