Kashmir is known as paradise on Earth and is considered to be India’s best-kept treasures. With picturesque landscapes that extend to as far as your eyesight can go, Kashmir is on the bucket list of every traveller in India. One can immerse themself in the peaceful silence of Srinagar and explore the beauty that lies here. Travel across the city and you will find nothing but serenity in everything. Taste the local cuisine, experience the culture or get lost in mystical tales of the valley. Spend a few nights on houseboats and fall in love with nature yet again. For adrenaline junkies, Kashmir offers various adventure activities. For starters, there are several trekking trails to Ladakh, you can go skiing in the glaciers of Gulmarg and Pahalgam, experience the most thrilling 15 minutes of your life while paragliding in Sonmarg and if you are still not satisfied, try mountain biking on the slopes of valley. Kashmir has something for every type of traveller. If you are not an adventure enthusiast, then spend some time by the river and try your hand on fishing at the Dal Lake or spend a day at the wetlands of Gharana and Surinsar spotting unique species of birds. Kashmir’s handicraft and Pashmina silk is also world famous. Save up some time to shop for local souvenirs while in the valley. A trip to Kashmir is like a journey into another world, where nature seems to be still and endless.
Best time to visit Jammu and Kashmir is from April to May and October