Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir


Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir

Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, Jammu and Kashmir is a union territory and is known throughout the country and the world for its natural beauty. Many scenic spots, tourist places, temples and monasteries are located here.

 It is one of the most popular holiday destinations in India, Jammu and Kashmir. The famous Mughal emperor Jahangir is said to have announced after seeing the beauty of the place that there is a paradise on earth.


There is no fixed time or month to visit this place, as Jammu Kashmir attracts tourists with its pleasant weather throughout the year.  Jammu Kashmir is a good place for trekking, but all these activities are closed during the winter season.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Kashmiri Apple

 So if you are planning to visit these places, then definitely see if the places you want to visit are also open or not. In this article today, we will tell you about the famous tourist destinations of Jammu and Kashmir.

 All the tourist places mentioned in the article entice the tourists who come here, so if you too are planning to visit Jammu and Kashmir then definitely visit the tourist places mentioned below and make your trip memorable.

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1. Amazing Shrinagar

Srinagar is famously known as 'Heaven on Earth'. Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, offers a unique view of the natural sites located on the banks of the Jhelum River.
The first thing to enjoy in Srinagar is the hills, second is the houseboat.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Beautiful Shrinagar

 Tourists rent the houseboat and travel across the Dal Lake. Shikara ride on Dal Lake is also an important activity, which every tourist visiting here should experience. The floating vegetable market here is worth visiting. You will also get to enjoy water sports like kayaking and skiing in Dal Lake.

2. Dal Lake


Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Beautiful Dal Lake

Dal Lake is located at the bottom of Mount Sridhar. It is a very popular lake with houseboats and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Srinagar. It would be a good experience to rent a houseboat on Dal Lake instead of staying in a hotel room.

3. Mata Vaishno Devi Temple


Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Mata Vaishno Devi Temple

In the trikuta hills, there is a holy cave temple in this city located at a height of 15 km from the seashore of 1560 meters from Katra, where there is a vividness in spirituality and environment.

 Every year thousands of pilgrims go to take the blessings of Vaishna. Vaishno Devi is a religious trekking destination where pilgrims reach about 13 km and reaching small caves, which is one of 108 power.

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 Vaishno Devi, which is also known as Mata Rani, is an expression of Goddess Durga according to Hindu mythology. The pilgrims show their dedication and enthusiasm while singing slogans and songs in Vaishnavi's praise. Overall, this is a great place if you are tilt towards both Hinduism and nature.

4. A Unique Tourist Place Gulmarg

Located at the height of 2730 meters from the sea level, Gulmarg is surrounded by snow-covered mountains, green grasslands, eating hills and valleys. Gulmarg has also been a popular place for shooting various Bollywood films.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Beautiful Gulmarg

 One of the top places of honeymoon, Gulmarg has also been developed as an adventure hub because the Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountainier is located here. Many courses of Trekking, mountaineering, skiing, etc. are made available at large prices here by IISM.

 There are also many other private tour operators in Gulmarg, which provide equal courses and facilities for skiing, snowboarding and trekking. Here the cable car is also one of the major attractions and it is the world's second highest cable car.

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5. A Spiritual Place Amarnath

Amarnath is the most important pilgrim in India for the worshipers of Lord Shiva. Amarnath cave displays naturally built-in Shivaling. This destination goes to millions of tourists every year, which is known as Amarnath Yatra.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Amarnath Yatra

 Amarnath cave located in this city is considered a devoted place for pilgrims. This is the same cave, where Lord Shiva had told Goddess Parvati's mystery of life and eternity.

6. Patni Top

With the endless plains and panoramic scenes of the snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas, Patnitop is an ideal place to experience nature. Here skiing and trekking can be enjoyed.

 Sanasar Paragliding Base, located 17 kilometers away, is also popular for golf courses along with sightseeing options.

7. Pahalgam

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Beautiful Pahalgam

With natural beauty, small house in Pahalgam, green farm and saffron farm, valleys are very beautiful. You can track on one of the many mountains that cover this place. 18 Hole Golf Course is established between the icy atmosphere of Pahalgam.

8. Sonmarg

Sonamarg is surrounded by snow-covered flowers, majestic glaciers and calm lakes. Sonamerg is a picturesque city located in the Kashmir Valley, which is located at a height of about 2800 km from the sea level.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Amazing Sonmarg

 This place surrounded by natural beauty, breathtaking glaciers and calm lakes is a popular tourist attraction. Sonamarg is home to many beautiful and quiet lakes.

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 In Sonamarg and around various mountainous lakes such as Gangabal, Vishnasar, Gadar, Sattar and Kishasar are located. Sonamarg also includes another sightseeing lake. Krishnasar Lake is popular for fishing with beautiful species like trout, at height of 3, 801 meters from the sea level.

9. Lamayuru

Lamayuru is a small village which is located in NH1-D between Kargil and Leh, which is also known as Srinagar-Leh Highway. Lamayuro is known as "replacement of independence 'and is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in Ladakh region. Lamayur is a good place for all people looking for peace. Lamayur is very famous for a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located nearby.

10. Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley is situated on a silk route in Paradise of Jammu and Kashmir at about 140 kilometers away from Leh. It has some beautiful monastery with the rich colors of gold, red and other colors around it.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Nubra Valley

 In order to enter the Nubra Valley, you need to hand over the photocopy of your travel permit to the soldiers in Kharadung La. Because currently this area is in military surveillance.

Solang Valley a beautiful Tourist destination

 Nubra Valley is also the most high desert of the famous world for the benterrian camel ride. In Nubra Valley you can buy some beautiful Kashmiri or Tibetan artifacts, Pashmina Shawls, Woolen Socks, Almonds, Apricot, Apple and other things.

11. Beautiful Tourist Place Hemis

Hemis is a popular tourist attraction which is known as India's Snow Lepard Capital and it is home to many other animals such as langur, wolf, maramot, deer, red fox etc. Apart from this, you can also enjoy trekking here.

12. Sanasar

Sanasar is one of the hill stations that are going on in the Jammu and Kashmir region, which is very famous for various activities like Paragliding, Rock Climbing, Abisilling and Treking. The name of the Sanasar Sanasar has been named after two local lakes.

13. Anantnag

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Anantnag

Anantnag is one of the most beautiful parts of the Kashmir Valley. Anantnag is a city in Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir and it is considered to be a commercial and financial capital of Kashmir Valley. This is a big trading and trading center of the valley.

14. Beautiful Dachiligam National Park

Dachiligam National Park is a magnificent National Park. In this park, green atmosphere, beautiful vegetation and some rare organisms are found. It is India's highest reserve forest at a height of 1,700 meters.

 Dachilagam National Park, Jammu and Kashmir is located only 22 kilometers from the main city of Srinagar. The literal meaning of Dachilagam has been kept in the memory of those ten villages, which had to be transferred to the catchment area and park.

15. Beautiful Tourist Place Pulwama

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Dachiligam National Park

Pulwama is a small town in Srinagar district which is famous for its apple orchards, waterfalls, natural springs and natural valleys.

  With its natural beauty and rich culture, the city of Pulwama is also famous for various temples located around it.

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 You will also find opportunities for mountaineering and trekking in summer and skiing and snowboarding in winter.

16. Attractive Tourist Place Baltal

Located at an altitude of 2743 meters, Baltal is a religious place for all pilgrims. 14 kilometers from Amarnath, this place is good for spending nights in tents.

 Apart from this, Baltal is also famous for its picturesque environment.  It is close to famous cities like Srinagar, Pahalgam and Sonamarg.

17. Kishtwar National Park


Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Kishtwar National Park

Kishtwar National Park is on a plateau above the Chenab River. Spread over an area of  400 sq km, the park has 15 mammal species including musk deer and Himalayan black and brown bears.

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 Even though Kishtwar is not only a high altitude wildlife sanctuary, but due to its vast diversity and flora it gets special importance.

18. The Magnetic Hill

The popular magnetic hill of Ladakh is called a gravitational hill. This hill is located at a distance of 30 km from the city of Leh at an elevation of about 14,000 feet above sea level.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
The Magnetic Hill

  On the eastern side of the hill flows the Indus River, which originates in Tibet. Magnetic Hill is one of the many geological wonders of the Earth.

19. Most Important Place Katra

One of the most important places of worship in India, Vaishno Devi resides in the small town of Katra.

 Located in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, devotees of Lord Shiva visit Katra to visit. Even if you are not out on pilgrimage, but Katra is still a place to visit.

20. Kashmir Great Lake Trek

Kashmir in India facilitates a lot of treks.  However, very few tourists are aware of these treks. These treks start from Sonamarg.

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 The magnificent rivers, rocky terrain and rustic villages make this trip more unique and memorable. The trek is for those who want to make their trip memorable by enjoying the hidden valleys of Kashmir and the beauty of nature.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Kashmir Great Lake Trek

Local Food of Jammu and Kashmir

There are two main types of food in Kashmir. One is the food of Kashmiri Pandits, which is cooked without onion or garlic and is largely vegetarian. Another is popular in Muslim homes is Kashmiri cuisine, which has Tibetan and foreign influences.

 Kashmiri casserole, Kashmiri gravy, momos and mutton, chicken are famous all over the country. More than 30 recipes of mutton are cooked in the Kashmir Valley. Drinking tea is the most drinkable drink here after water.

Top 20 Most Visited Places in Jammu and Kashmir
Local Food of Jammu & Kashmir

 Kashmiris are also very fond of sweets, hence sweet pulav and ghevar sweets are available here. A type of Kashmiri tea prepared with Kahwa spices is very famous, which is definitely enjoyed by the tourists visiting here.

Best Time to Visit in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is a four-season travel destination. You can go all year to enjoy your favorite season. The time between October and March is considered to be the best time to visit Jammu and Kashmir. During this time the weather is most ideal and suitable for sightseeing.

How to Reach Jammu Kashmir

1 By Air
Srinagar Airport in Kashmir is 15 km away, which is well connected to major Indian cities.  Air India, GoAir, Indigo and Jet Airways operate regular flights to Delhi, Goa, Jammu, Leh Mumbai and Bangalore. After arriving at the airport, tourists can hire taxis to reach various cities and towns in Kashmir.
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2. By Road
The state of Kashmir is well connected with a network of state and private buses, which have many cities and towns nearby. National Highway 1-A connects Srinagar to Jammu.

 Also, the popular Jawahar Tunnel connecting Jammu to the Valley of Kashmir also falls on the way. J & K State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC), luxury and private deluxe bus goes far. These buses are extremely comfortable and inexpensive.

3. By Train
Jammu Tawi railway station, located at a distance of about 330 km, is the nearest railway station in Kashmir. New Delhi-Jammu Tawi Rajdhani Express, Jammu Mail and Jammu Tawi Express are some of the major trains running from Delhi. Outside the railway station, one can take a private taxi or take a state or private bus to reach various places in Kashmir.
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