The winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir, Jammu located along the River Tawi at the edge of the northern plain area. The most of the tourists come to the Jammu for the holy Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Darshan from across the country every year. There is lot of other popular places to visit, including the Amar Mahal, Raghunath Mandir , Mubarak Mandi Palace and belong to the period of their rule. The mode of transportations to reach Jammu is Train, Road & Flight.
Katra Vaishno Devi is located in Udhampur district of Jammu & Kashmir. It is situated at the foothills of the Trikut Mountain. It is known as a base camp for the pilgrims visiting Darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi, which is approachable by foot along a 14 km long trekking route. This distance can be covered by Pony or Pithu also. Katra is one of the important tourist spot in India and millions of pilgrims from across the country come to seek blessings of Mata Vaishno Devi, an incarnation of Goddess Shakti.
It is a newly developed another small hill station of Jammu & Kashmir, situated at the very top of a densely wooded hill above the Chenab River gorge. This place is popular for forested hillsides, scenic beauty & heavy snowfall in winter. After blessing of Mata Vaisho Devi lot of couples come for their honeymoon in Patnitop every year. There is lot of budget and deluxe hotel accommodation is available in Patnitop. It is the highest point along the Srinagar highway. The mode of transportations to reach Patnitop is road from Katra.
Srinagar is located in the center of the Kashmir valley and lies on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus. It is summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir state of Inida. Srinagar has been described by some Western visitors as the “Venice of the East”. One of the attractions of Srinagar is the houseboats in Lake. The houseboats are the floating some hotels which can be seen on the edge of the Dal Lake or Nagin Lake. The lot of tourist attractions in Srinagar are the Hazratbal mosque, Shankaracharya temple, Nagin & Dal Lake, Shalimar Garden, Mughal Gardens, Nishat Garden, Chashma Shahi and Pari Mahal etc.
Pahalgam is probably the most popular hill station of Kashmir. It is situated at the junction of the Aru and Sheshnag Rivers, surrounded the snow covered mountains. Trekking, Fishing, Golf, and horse riding are the various activities are available in Pahalgam. It is also known for the base camp to cover the holy Amarnath Yatra. There are many of tourist attraction in and around Pahalgam like Betab Valley, Chandanwadi, Mamal, Aru Valley, Sheshnag, Panchtarni. Mode of Transportation to reach in Pahalagam is by road only.
Gulmarg is one of the beautiful place Kashmir valley. Gulmarg literally means the meadow of flowers. It is located only 52 km from Srinagar city. There un-limited beauty and various adventure activities that make Gulmarg different than other hill station. It is a very suitable base for trek to the Himalayas rang and also available various winter sports to the tourists like Gandola Ride, Snow Scooter & Skiing can be from November to February. Gulmarg is an ideal destination of honeymooners. The easy approach to Gurmarg is road.
Sonamarg is situated with the height of 2750 Mtr in the Jammu & Kashmir state of India. Sonamarg is a another beautiful destination which is literally means the 'Meadow of Gold' . Sonamarg lies on the main trading route into central Asia. Sonamarg is the last major point in the Kashmir valley before the Zojila pass into Ladakh. It is known the last major halt on the way to Ladakh, and a base for the holy Amarnath Yatra. There is a very selected hotels and resort found in Sonmarg, camp facility can be availed in duration of Amarnath Yatra. Adventure activities can be done in Sonamarg also like Mahseer fishing and also can be enjoyed the trout fishing in Krishnasar Lake.
Yusmarg is another small destination of Jammu and Kashmir at a distance of merely 47 kms far from Srinagar city. Yusmarg is ringed by Pine forest and snow covered mountains & peaks. It is God gifted place for the natural lovers as there is opportunities to enjoy fresh breath taking views of flower strewn grassy meadows, verdant landscapes and snow peaks. You can enjoy the perfect sceneries of Doodh Ganga, Nilnag Lake, and Sang–e Safe valley. The easy approach to Yusmarg is road from Srinagar.
Leh-Ladakh region is one of the very important hill station of Jammu & Kashmir. It is very popular among the adventures as there is immense opportunities to enjoy adventure activities in its acute form. This place is entirely different from the green landscape of many parts of the Himalayas. This is Bounded by two of the mountain ranges, the Great Karokaram and Himalaya. The scenic beauty of this land which has no comparisons. Tibetan Buddhism culture and array of monasteries can be seen here. This is one of the prime reasons to attract tourists from across the world. The temperature of this place rarely exceeds 25 degree Celsius in hot weather while in cold weather it may reach to minus 20 degree Celsius. The mode of transpiration to reach Leh-Ladakh is by Air & Road.