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Travel to Kashmir

Travel to Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir is the northernmost state of India with main three regions the plains of Jammu, the Vlley of Kashmir and monasteries of Ladakh. Surrounded by Major Ranges of Himalayan and Pir pranjal, Jhelum is the only major Himalayan River that flows through the valley of Kashmir. The densely settled beautiful valley is situated an altitude of 1,850 m above the sea level. "Switzerland of East, Jahangir’s valley of Paradise , the mountain retreat of Mughals, the Alps of India" are the various names by which the valley of Kashmir is referred. Travel to Kashmir is one of the life time experiences for the visitors. The valley of Kashmir is adorned with snow covered mountains, flower laden meadows, free flowing crystal clear rivers, serene and calm lakes, houseboats etc. make Kashmir as one of India’s most astonishing and charming tourist destination. After isolation of about 20 years visitors now travel to the beautiful valley of Kashmir to enjoy their vacations and pristine beauty of the land.

Kashmir is also known for its sericulture, cold water fisheries and woods. It has one of the best ski resorts in the world and is home to the world’s highest green golf courses. Kashmiri saffron is also very famous and brings the state a handsome amount of foreign exchange. Dominated by Muslims population the valley of Kashmir has various places to visit among them Sankracharya temple, Hazrat Bal, Jama Masjis are quite famous. On a travel trip to Kashmir one can not forget to visit Dal Lake and enjoy the stay in Houseboats. Travel trip to Kashmir is incomplete with out shopping. Do not forget to buy handicrafts, rugs and woolen pashmina shawls. The decrease in the violence in the state of Jammu Kashmir has boosted the economy of state and has increased the options of travel to Kashmir like any other Indian state.

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