It’s time to Hike!
And that means it's time to make some memories. Here are the top 10 tourist places to visit in Kashmir in 2023:
Srinagar: It is a very beautiful city located in Jammu and Kashmir. This city is very famous in the world for its beautiful scenery sites. Millions of tourists come here every year. The city is located along the Jhelum River. Jhelum is not a tributary of Indus. This city has very beautiful lakes and mountains which make Kashmir even more beautiful and popular.
Wular Lake: Wular lake is the largest fresh water lake in South Asia. The lake is surroundings around 200 sq yard km and also lies between 2 towns that is Bandippore and Sopur near Baramula road.
Gulmarg: Gulmarg is a famous tourist destination in Kashmir. The area is known for its beautiful landscape and mountain peaks. The best time to visit Gulmarg is from March to June, when the weather is pleasant and sunny. If you are looking for a good place to spend vacation, then this place will be an ideal choice for you. In addition to the scenic beauty, there are many other attractions in this place that make it a favourite among tourists from all over the world. You can also enjoy snowboarding here during winter season which lasts from November to February every year.Also avail Gulmarg Snowboarding packages just to contact the institution who provides the training made snow skiing events.
Pahalgam: It is also known as the heaven on earth.This place is situated at an altitude of 2740 meters above sea level.The distance from Srinagar to Pahalgam is about 95 km. A hill station in the Anantnag district, known for its breath-taking views and excellent trekking opportunities.
Pulwama: It is a small town.Which is located in Srinagar district.At this place you will get to see apple orchards, beautiful waterfalls and natural valleys. You will also see many temples in this small town.Here you can enjoy trekking in summer and snowboarding in winter with snowfall.
Patnitop: A hill station in the Udhampur district, known for its scenic beauty and trekking. It is a very beautiful and best place for nature lovers.From here you can see and enjoy the view of valleys and high snow covered mountains.This place is the main point of attraction of people in Kashmir.Here you can enjoy adventure sports like paragliding and skiing.
Kargil: A town in the Kargil district, known for its strategic location and as a base for trekking and mountaineering.
Sonamarg: It is also known as the Plain of Gold. A hill station in the Ganderbal district, known for its meadows and glaciers. It is situated amidst an amazing beauty of nature.The height of this place is 2800 meters above sea level.This place is famous for its beautiful plains which look even more beautiful after snowfall in winters.Many beautiful lakes and many glaciers are also seen here.
Betaab Valley: It is a scenic and beautiful valley located in the Pir Panjal range of Jammu and Kashmir.The beauty of this valley is made by the high snow-capped mountains standing in the background of the Bugyal and beautiful trees of different species.
Dal Lake: It is a very famous lake located in Srinagar.To see which lakhs of tourists come to Kashmir every year.People love boating in this lake.
Detailed Itinerary 5 Days / 4 Nights:
Day 1: On the first day you will arrive in Srinagar from where our services will begin.As soon as you reach Srinagar, for your convenience, our guide will welcome you, who will first take you to Dal Lake.Apart from this, you can see the beauty of Kashmir and get the feeling of heaven on earth.In this package, you will get the facility of dinner in deluxe houseboat as well as overnight stay.
Day 2: Srinagar – Pahalgam (7200 ft) Day 2 we will take you to Pahalgam after breakfast. Where we will allot you your hotel room. You can enjoy nature by visiting Pahalgam. This area is famous for many trekking routes. You can also take a walk in the nearby forest areas of Pahalgam. After that prepare for the morning after dinner.
Day 3: Pahalgam – Gulmarg (8700 ft. After breakfast, we will leave for Gulmarg. Gulmarg is also known as the field of flowers. First of all, we will check into the hotel as soon as we reach Gulmarg. This place is one of the most famous ski resorts in the world.Resort is there. Here you can also enjoy the beautiful views with the help of cable cart and you can reach the higher places from where you can ski. Then at night you return to the hotel and take rest after dinner.
Day 4: Gulmarg to Srinagar.After breakfast we will return to Srinagar by cab.First check in at the hotel.Here we will visit Mughal Gardens and “Shalimar” and Chesma Shahi.After that return to the hotel, have dinner and rest.
Day 5: Departure Srinagar Airport.
Trekking and camping equipment can be expensive, but you don't need to spend a fortune if you're on a budget.
Here are some items you should consider putting in your bag:
-Dry Cloths: These are great for drying off after a shower, or as a place to sit while you eat lunch. They're also great for cleaning up after spills!
-Backpack: A good backpack will help keep your stuff safe and secure, even when the weather is bad. You'll want something that's durable and waterproof, so that no matter how hard it rains, it won't leak in your bag.
-Shoes: Camping is about being outdoors—so it's important to protect your feet from cold water and rocks by wearing sturdy shoes with traction soles. If possible, get sandals too!
-Knife: A good knife will allow you to prepare food quickly and safely without having to use matches or a lighter (which can be difficult when trying to cook over an open flame). It should be sharp enough.
A few extra pointers for hiking expertly in the winter:
Check the weather forecast online sites (ex: Skymet) are fairly reliable sources. Decide based on the weather, if you are equipped enough to do trek if it snows.
If you normally sweat too much then please don’t wear thermals as the inner most layer, sweating will make it wet and you will feel cold instead wear a dry fit. tee.
Remember the tricks on trip and makes you trip best.
Hope this article helps!