Attractive Places in Kashmir
Kashmir is a valley that lies between two ranges of Himalayan mountains. The valley measures 135 km in length and has a width of 32 kilometers. It is surrounded by the Himalayan to one end as well as the Greater Himalayas on the other. The Jhelum is a river that flows across the center. To the south of it is Anantnag locally referred to as Islamabad, Sopian, Kulgam, and Pulwama. Budgam along with Ganderbal as well as Srinagar within the middle. Baramulla, Bandipora and Kapuwara in the north. This valley has been divided into 10 administrative districts. Geographically Kashmir is divided into three parts: Central, North, and South Kashmir. The population total of Jammu and Kashmir is one million 25 lakhs. The total population of Kashmir Valley is about 5.3 million.
“The whole city of Kashmir is like a paradise state, the horizon is a game of white snow in the middle of high mountains.”
Srinagar: The first thing that catches the eye in Srinagar is the white snow on the top of the hill. There are Mughal Gardens, Tulip Gardens, Hazrat Bal Mosque, Dal Lake, and Nagin Lake. It would be nice to rent a car and see the city of Srinagar for the whole day. The floating town of Ardal Lake is also worth a look.
Gulmarg: Just 52 km away from Srinagar is Gulmarg, a vast expanse of green grass, which is covered with snow all year round. Here you can see Gondola, Golf Course, Baba Rishi’s Shrine, Afarwat Peak, St. Mary’s Church. In addition to cable cars, you will enjoy paragliding in Gulmarg.
Pahalgam: You can take a taxi to Pahalgam, 97 km away from Srinagar. If you go between July and October, you will see apple orchards on both sides of the road. There is so much to see. With a little time, you can see everything in a good way, such as Lidar River, Betab Valley, Chanderwari, Aru Valley, Dhabian, Kashmir Valley Point, Kanimarg. You will enjoy horseback riding at Pegelham View Point. Be sure to visit Baisaran, also known as Mini Switzerland.
Sonamarg: Beautiful valleys and springs can be seen at Sonamarg, 42 km away from Srinagar. Here is the Thajian Glacier. You will also see the river Indus. There are opportunities for sledding, snow bikes, and horseback riding.