Kashmir has always been one of the most popular travel destinations for the travel enthusiasts. It has remained on the top of the list not only for its natural and scenic beauty but also because it is so popularly known as the Paradise on earth. It is also one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world and people from different parts of the world flock to Kashmir all throughout the year.
Tourism is at its peak in Kashmir all throughout the year since each of the seasons in Kashmir bring with it its own charm that is unparallel with any other places in the world. For instance, the summers are cooler and also greener than the other parts of India and the spring time is also the flower time. There are flowers in their full bloom during the spring and it makes for a wonderful sight for sure. While the winter time is the snow time, a favorite for people to ski in Gulmarg, the season of autumn gives the state of Kashmir a golden look as the leaves change colors from green to the fiery brown.
Talk about the sky high snow capped mountains and the beautiful picturesque towns and the valleys, the beautiful flowing streams and fresh water lakes, the orchards full of fruits, the high mountaineering trails, along with the wonderful gardens make for a lovely sight for all tourists visiting Kashmir on a vacation.
Some of the most famous places worth visiting in Kashmir are Gulmarg, Srinagar, Sonemarg, Pahalgam, Kokkernag, Achabal, Manasbal Lake, Gurez Valley, Wular Lake, Nubra Valley, Ladakh, Leh etc. There are many pilgrimage spots in Kashmir too and thus if you are a spiritual kind of a person, Kashmir can be a great choice. You can choose between the Hazrat Bal, the Amarnath Yatra and also the Vaishno Devi temple here in Kashmir. You can bet that Kashmir is the best confluence of all the religions of the country.
If you are the adventurous kind, you can also opt for the various adventure sports like river rafting, mountain biking, trekking, Jeep Safari, climbing, cycling, etc. Kashmir is actually divided into three segments, namely Jammu, Ladakh and Kashmir. While there are a couple of places that are considered as tourist attractions in Jammu like Patnitop and Baderwah, Kashmir is more fulfilled with different lofty mountains and vast landscapes. Ladakh on the other hand is a cold desert with breath takingly picturesque view of the surroundings.