Destinations


Gulmarg

Gulmarg, also called "Meadow of Flowers" is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination and a notified place of Baramula district in Jammu and Kashmir. The town is within the Himalayas. Gulmarg is located 52 km from Srinagar. It is located at 34.05°N 74.38°E. It has an average elevation of 2,690 m (8,825 ft).Gulmarg has been a

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Pahalgam

Pahalgam is a town and a notified area in Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir. It is a popular tourist destination, and every year, many tourists visit Pahalgam. This world famous hill station is 45 km. from the District Headquarters at Anantnag and located on the banks of Lidder River at an altitude of 7200 ft. from sea level. Pahalgam is one

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Sonamarg

Sonamarg, means "Meadow of Gold" is a hill station in Ganderbal district in Jammu and Kashmir. In its vicinity lies the great Himalayan glaciers of Kashmir Valley namely Kolhoi Glacier and Machoi Glacier with some peaks of above 5000 meters: Sirbal Peak, Kolhoi Peak, Amarnath Peak and Machoi Peak. Sonamarg an alpine valley is situated at the bank

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Shalimar

Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden in India, linked through a channel to the northeast of Dal Lake, on its right bank located near Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir. Its other names are Shalamar Garden, Shalamar Bagh, Farah Baksh and Faiz Baksh, and the other famous shore line garden in the vicinity is Nishat Bagh. The Bagh was built by Mughal

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Nishat Bagh

Nishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal garden built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake, close to Srinagar in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is the second largest Mughal garden in the Kashmir Valley. The largest in size is the Shalimar Bagh, which is also located on the bank of the Dal Lake. "Nishat Bagh" means "Garden of Joy", "Garden of

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Doodhpathri

Doodhpathri: is situated at an altitude of 2730m above sea level in the south-west of Kashmir valley. Lofty mountains, sky touching trees, velvet-like green meadows, crystal-clear water and life-giving air all make Doodhpathri an unmatched and unparalleled Tourist Destination. Doodhpathri means milky water that flows in its rivers. The water flows

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Botanical Garden

The botanical garden in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, is set up in 1969 in the memory of India's first prime minister. It contains many types of plants and vegetation. This garden has a collection of about 1.5 lakh ornamental plants and a huge collection of oak varieties. It also has a rare collection of Kashmiri tropical plants.This garden

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Chashme Shahi

Chashma i Shahi( the royal spring), also called Chashma Shahi, is one of the Mughal gardensbuilt in 1632 AD around a spring by Ali Mardan Khan, a governor of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as per the orders of the Emperor, as a gift for his elder son Prince Dara Shikoh.[1][2]The garden is located in the Zabarwan Range, near Raj Bhawan (Governors house)

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Pari Mahal

Pari Mahal or The Angels Abode is a seven terraced garden located at the top of Zabarwan mountain range over-looking city of Srinagar and south-west of Dal Lake.The architecture depicts an example of Islamic architecture and patronage of art during the reign of the then Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is five-minute drive from Cheshma shahi,

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Dal Lake

Dal is a lake in Srinagar (Dal Lake is a misnomer as Dal in Kashmiri means lake), the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The urban lake, which is the second largest in the state, is integral to tourism and recreation in Kashmir and is named the "Jewel in the crown of Kashmir"or "Srinagar's Jewel". The lake is also an important source for

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Shankaracharya Temple

he Shankaracharya Temple (Kashmiri:° (Devanagari), (Nastaleeq)) is also known as the Jyesteshwara temple or Pas-Pahar by Buddhists. It is on top of the Shankaracharya Hill (also called Gopadari Hill)on the Zabarwan Mountain in Srinagar, Kashmir. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva (Shri Shiv Ji). The temple is at a height of 1,000 feet (300 m) above

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Yousmarg

Yusmarg or Yousmarg is a hill station in the western part of Kashmir Valley in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated 47 km south of Srinagar the capital of the state.

A trek of 4 km leads to a small lake. Another 10 km trek leads to the frozen lake in Sang-e-Safed valley, which is mostly covered by ice even during the

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Kokarnag

Kokernag is a sub-district town and a notified area committee in Breng Valley (The Golden Crown of Kashmir), Anantnag district in the Indian administered state of Jammu & Kashmir. The etymology of the word Kokernag is controversial and there are various theories and none has any conclusive historical proof. As per one such theory Koker means fowl

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Verinag

Verinag is a tourist place and a notified area committee with tehsil status (Shahabad Bala Verinag) in Anantnag district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is about 26 kilometers away from Anantnag and approximately 78 kilometeres south-east from Srinagar which is the summer capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Verinag is also the

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Amarnath Cave

Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m (12,756 ft),about 141 km (88 mi) from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir and reached through Pahalgam town. The shrine forms an important part of Hinduism,and is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in

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Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Goddess Mata Adi Shakti also known as MahaKali/Parvati/Durga. The words ""maa" and "mata" are commonly used in Indiafor "mother", and thus are often used in connection with Vaishno Devi. Vaishno Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu

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Kheer Bhawani is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Kheer Bhavani (originally just Bhawani) constructed over a sacred spring. The worship of Kheer Bhawani is universal among the Hindus of Kashmir. The temple is situated at a distance of 14 miles east of Srinagar near the village of Tul Mul. The term kheer refers to rice pudding that is offered in

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Jammu is the largest city in the Jammu Division and the winter capital of state of Jammu and Kashmir in India. It is situated on banks of the Tawi River. It is administered by a municipal corporation.

Tourism is the largest industry in Jammu as in the rest of the state. It is also a focal point for the pilgrims going to Vaishno Devi and

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Leh is a town in the Leh district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Leh district, with an area of 45,110 km, is the second most expansive district in the country, after Kutch in Gujarat. It was the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, seat of which was in the Leh Palace, the former mansion of the royal family of Ladakh, built in the

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Pangong lake in Ladakh is one of the highest endothermic brackish lakes and is also the most sought after attractions in the Trans-Himalayan region. Such is its allure that Pangong commands a dedicated itinerary from travel enthusiasts.

Experts recommend June – September as the best time to visit Pangong lake. This is when the roads

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Nubra Valley is replete with unexplored and lesser explored nature’s gem. The valley is undoubtedly for the adventurous souls who would like to push their endurance limit for sighting some extraordinary places. The main sightseeing places and tourist attractions in Nubra Valley includes, Diskit Monastery, which is the largest and oldest Buddhist

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