Kashmir is situated at the
extreme north of of India. Kashmir is known all over the world as "The
Paradise On Earth".
You will find the people themselves have a
natural charm, always friendly and helpful. You enter a new
civilization of gentleness beauty and peace, with all the modern
amenities of accommodation and transport and much more that you will
discover for yourself.
Tourist Destinations in Kashmir
95 km. east of Srinagar, 2400 mt. above sea level popular holiday
resort. It is called “Shepherds village” at the head of the Lidder
valley. Best place for trout fishing. Apart from angling, Pahalgam is
also known as the starting point for trekking. Pilgrims route to
56 km from Srinagar, one and a half hour journey,
2690 mt above sea level. It is called “Meadow of flowers”.
In summer it is best for trekking, golfing and pony rides and for
Skiing, Skating and Ice Hockey in Winter. Gulmarg has the world’s
highest green golf course in the world. There are cable cars that
ferry the tourists up to the height of 3095 mt. (Gondola)
50 km southeast of Srinagar, one and half hour journey through pine
and fir forests. On the way to Yusmarg is the shrine of famous
Kashmiri Sufi saint Sheikh Noor-ud-din, popularly known as Nunda Rishi.
One can go up to Nilnag Lake either by foot or on a pony back.
87 km. from Srinagar, 3 hours journey, 2800 mt above sea level. It is
called "Golden Meadow” at the head of the river Sind with beautiful
mountains and glaciers. Base for the treks to Harmukh range via
Nichnai, Vishensar Lake, Gangabal and to Nara Nag . Also the Pilgrim
route to Amarnath Cave , which can be done in one day from here.
Famous for Trout fishing.
The Garden of bliss laid down by Asif Khan father of Empress Noorjahan
in 1633AD on the bank of Dal Lake with Zabarvan Massif at the back.
Nishat commands magnificent view of the Lake and the Snow capped Pir
Panchal Range to the west of the valley.
The garden is laid down in four terraces, rising one above the other.
A canal runs through the garden lined with polished stones and
supplies with water from Harwan.
Chasma – Shahi : East of Srinagar, commands a superb view of the Dal
Lake it has the advantage of having a natural spring of Pure, Cool and
Sparking water known as Chasma- Shahi (Royal Spring).
Lakes in Kashmir
In Srinagar’s Aquatic Plaza around the lake. Villages and Orchids and
the Famous gardens built by the Moghul Emperors famous for Shikara
ride. Most of the House Boats around in Dal Lake. From the Lake one
can see the Historic Shankara Charya Hill in the east and the west
Popular for water sports like water skiing, swimming, diving and
This Lake is famous for Lotus flowers during summer and Paradise for
Bird Watchers,. Between the river and foot of the Mountains spurs
lower end of the Sind valley famous for Picnic spot.
The Largest fresh water Lake in India 26 Km long and 8 Km wide.
Surrounded by the mountains. The river Jehlum passes right through the
Lake the deepest part is near the Hill called Baba Shakur-ud-Din on
the north west side.