While searching for the most gorgeous and infectious tourist destination in India, Kashmir Valley will be first name that will occupy your mind! Perched at a height of 1,850m above the normal sea level, this picturesque valley in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is cossetted between the fascinating PirPanjal and the scenic Karakoram Range.
To enjoy the magical charm and appeal of this picture-perfect valley, you must join the various Kashmir tour packages, and explore all its corners while having a blissful tryst with them! Join these delightful tours, visit some of the remote hamlets, drive through the winding terrains, spend pleasant moments amidst the towering mountains, and indulge in an array of exciting things to do in Kashmir Valley.
Some of Best Places Included in Most of the Kashmir Tour Packages:
The capital city of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is a true treasure trove for the visitors to the Kashmir Valley. One of the most appealing and quintessential tourist destinations in the list of Kashmir Valley tour packages, a visit to this city on the banks of the Jhelum River is a must to have experience! And while visiting Srinagar, do not miss the shikara rides, houseboat stays and visit to Mughal Gardens!
The gift of the PirPanjal Range of the mighty Himalayas, Gulmarg; fondly called the ‘Meadow of Flowers’ is among the most promising destinations included in almost all the tour packages. Known to be one of the best and charismatic skiing destinations in the entire country, it is located at a staggering height of 2,730m above the sea level.
Well connected with Srinagar; around 3 hours’ drive, Sonamarg or the ‘Meadow of Gold’ is yet another picturesque offerings of the Kashmir tour packages. Located in the Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir, it is the home to the mesmeric Kolhoi and Machoi glaciers.
The ‘Mecca for the thrill and adventure lovers, Leh in Jammu and Kashmir is a must visit tourist destination. Located in the Ladakh region, this stunning city serves as the starting point of several enthralling treks, mountain biking expeditions and other enthralling activities. For the ardent bikers, a ride to Leh is considered as the ride of a lifetime; motorcycle trips are in fact one of the most sought after activities in this region!
The ‘Gateway to the Kashmir Valley’, Baramulla is another gorgeous tourist destination included in most of the Kashmir tour packages. Located on the banks of the shimmering Jhelum River, it is around 55km from Srinagar and is known for the best variety of apples in the country.
- Jammu City:
Without a visit to the Jammu city, your Kashmir tour will never be complete! The ‘Winter Capital’ of the state, this city stands graciously on the banks of the Tawi River and is guarded by the fascinating Shivalik and Trikuta Ranges. It is often called the ‘Temple City’ of Jammu and Kashmir.
Best time to enjoy the Kashmir Tour Packages:
If you want to romance the sky-touching peaks, colourful gardens, the alluring lakes, and pictorial meadows of Kashmir Valley in the most caressing way, you must plan your visit somewhere between March to October. During this period of the year, the entire of the valley experience three different seasons and wears the most striking shades of the nature.
While March to May (early) brings in the livelier spring season to the valley, May (early) to August is the time for the playful summers. On the other hand, if you plan for a visit between September and November, you can enjoy the advent of the crispy winters in the Kashmir Valley.