Kashmir is popularly called the Paradise of Earth. This scenic mountain covered exquisite destination is famous for the Himalayan nature, indigenous culture, and long list of adventure activities that comes with the splendid mountains, peaks, glaciers, lakes, meadows, and other geographic landscapes. Located amidst the Karakoram and Pir Panjal ranges, this natural beauty is famous for attractions like Shalimar Bagh, Dal Lake, Amarnath, Kashmir Valley, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Khardung La Pass, Vaishno Devi temple, Pahalgam, and others.
Today’s Kashmir and surrounding regions are populated since 2900 BC. This region has been mentioned in several epics of the land, including Mahabharata. Later, it has been a part of Harappa Civilization, Gupta reign, Mauryan reign, Shahi Dynasty, Mughal empire, and numerous other reigns. This diversity is the reason to why Kashmir has a diverse culture, cuisine, celebrations, and art forms.
Apart from the beauties of Himalayas, the place is famous for harmonious festivals, flourishing species of tulips and orchids, acres of apple orchards, souvenirs (Kashmir carpets, woolen items, trinkets, handicrafts, and others), adventure activities, snow, and much more.
The state is tagged as the crown of the country. If you want to enjoy water activities, valley vacation, and cultural beauties, Kashmir is the best place to cover, throughout the year. However, the place is at prime beauty between October and March. If you are planning to visit Kashmir, the best way to reach the destination is by flying from Delhi or other major cities to Srinagar Airport. If you are choosing trains, you can reach Jammu and take road transportation to reach Kashmir. For adventurous explorers, the road route covering mountain passes would be a delight to reach Kashmir.