Paradise On Earth
Kashmir is situated at 1515 m,this northernmost area of the Indian subcontinent is separated from the Pir Panjal Range and surrounded by the Karakorum Range on the North.KASHMIR is a marvel aptly called Paradise on Earth by the Mughals who travelled long distances to spend their summers here.They patronized the development of arts and crafts and left behind a rich heritage of exquisite craftsmanship.They discovered the various hill stations and laid Srinagar’s famous Mughal Gardens here.
Jammu and Kashmir is divided into 3 main regions Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, whereby Kashmir is the principal region of the state.
Srinagar is the Summer state capital and is situated at an Altitude of 1,730 metres above sea level.The city is located on both the sides of the Jhelum River, which is called Vyath in Kashmir. The river passes through the city and meanders through the valley, moving onward and deepening in the Wular Lake. The city is famous for its nine old bridges, connecting the two parts of the city.Srinagar means wealth(Lakshmi) and nagar means city.Tourism is the most significant segment of the city's economy. The city of Srinagar is a gateway to some of the most scenic and beautiful places of the Indian subcontinent. Srinagar is well known for its lakes. Dal Lake with its houseboats is famous all over the world. Srinagar is a small and beautiful city with a wonderful climate. Nagin Lake is another famous lake in the city.
MUST SEE: Gondola Ride (Asia’s highest ski lift), Maharani Temple. St Mary’s Church, Maharaja Palace, Children’s park, Baba Reishi shrine, Drand a famous picnic spot, Khilanmarg, Ningal Nullah, Trek to Alpather Lake and visit Tanmarg enroute Gulmarg.
MUST DO: Play golf,learn to ski,pony rides,Trekking and sledging snow boarding.
MUST SEE: Baisaran,Shikargha,Betaab Valley, Tulian lake, Mamal Temple, Phrislan, Aru and chandanawari, Mattan temple, Aishmuqam, Sun temple, Avantipur temple, Kolahoi Glacier, Tarsar lake.
MUST DO: Play golf,Trout fishing,Trekking and pony rides. Amaranth Yatra "THE ABODE OF LORD SHIVA": Pahalgam(Nunwan) is the base camp for the Amarnathji yatra.The holy cave is trekked by 2 routes the pahalgam and the baltal way.The holy cave is 46.7 km from pahalgam at an altitude of 3953 metres believed to be the abode of Shiva.The ice Lingam formed by water droplets symbolizes Lord Shiva.Yatris visit the Holy cave during the scheduled period which is mostly July and August Months.The Hindu cave is believed to be a discovery of a Muslim shepherd named Butta Malik.The trek from Pahalgam is covered within 2 to 3 days via sheeshang and Panchtarni being the stop overs.
MUST SEE: Thajiwas Glacier,Kheer Bhawani Temple,Manasbal lake.
MUST DO: Ganagabal trek,Vihansar,Kishansar Gadsar Satsar and Amarnath Trek via Baltal.The Amarnathji Yatra can also be trekked from Baltal in a single day which is 14 km which leads to the Holy cave.(Route II)
Kashmir is also a shoppers paradise. A tourist can buy pashmina shawls.carpets,papier machie,walnuts saffron,willow wicker,leather jackets and bags,cricket bats,Honey,copper utensils, wooden handicrafts,Kashmiri embroidered suits,saris and jewellery.Bargaining could prove beneficial at famous areas in Srinagar,famous shopping destinations at srinagar is polo view,Lal chowk,Residency Road, Dal gate,Boulevard,Kohankhan,Lambert Lane,kokkar Bazaar,Bohri Kadal,Maharganj and Hazratbal.
We at Paradise and Beyond take immense pleasure in introducing ourselves as Registered Travel agents catering to tourism for the very beautiful state of JAMMU AND KASHMIR.Welcoming all the esteemed travel agencies and customers from all over India and abroad to use our safe, pleasant & reliable services.
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