Joys of Jammu: Why, When & How

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1st Oct 2017

Some people always keep planning to take a trip, but never do so. Well, this one’s for them! - Jammu & Kashmir

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Sitting calmly in the northern part of India, Jammu’s serenity benefits from Tawi River. This city in the state of Jammu and Kashmir furthers the beauty of its landscape with crisp wind and snow-capped mountains, hence the title—winter capital.

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Curiosity is good. Especially about new places!

The former capital of Dongra dynasty, Jammu still carries the royal air from the 19th century. As of today, the city has flourished in education with renowned universities like University of Jammu and Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu. Besides its position as a snowy tourist destination and an intellectual magnet, Jammu serves as an important place of pilgrimage with its rich legacy of Hindu temples. Vishnu Devi, Raghunath Temple and Peer Kho Temple are some of the most sought after shrines.

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Everyone who loves to travel has a bucket list, and the joy they get when they finally start ticking off places! *BLISS*

If you wish to indulge in the Jammu delights, here are things that will help you plan your trip to get the best out of the place.

Flights to Jammu

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Fair point, well made! A voyager loves the idea of traveling, no matter where to.

Jet Airways, IndiGo and GoAir make for safe and cost-effective options when it comes to flights to Jammu. The airport in the city, officially called as Jammu Civil Enclave, is about 5 kilometres away from the city centre.

Best Time to Visit

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Some people always keep planning to take a trip, but never do so. Well, this one’s for them!

Jammu is one place that’s an absolute pleasure all-round the year. However, you can decide your travel trip depending on your climatic preferences. Here’s an overview:

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I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.

If you wish to explore Jammu when the weather is still mildly warm and sunny, October is the best time to plan your holiday.

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Explore. Dream. Discover. Just these words sound so exciting to a traveler!

Most tourists prefer the balmy days of early winter, which makes for an ideal time to indulge in outdoor activities in Jammu, like sight-seeing and adventure sports

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One feels more lively after traveling. It provides rejuvenation like nothing else can!

If you are a lover of chilly winds and winter snuggles, wait till the end of December.

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The greenest of Jammu is seen in March that forms a canvas of bright spring colours.

The greenest of Jammu is seen in March that forms a canvas of bright spring colours.

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Everyone has pre-conceived notions about a certain place before actually visiting it. But when one begins to travel, they realize that whatever they heard was so wrong as compared to what the see in real!

The celebration of Baisakhi fills the town in April and serves as a great opportunity to experience community culture in Jammu through the festivities.

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Deep, but so true!

The city encounters monsoons between June and September. If rains and cold cuddly evenings indoors is your idea of a vacation, book your travels during this time.

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