Major Tourist Attractions in Jammu
- Jammu is a beautiful place roosted at the
foothills of Pir Panjal Mountains. Jammu has three major, beautiful and fast
flowing rivers Ravi, Tawi and Chenab. Jammu is mainly known for its tourist
and pilgrimage spots like Ranbireshwar Temple, Raghunath Temple, Bahu Fort
and Gardens, Peer Baba, Mahamaya Temple, Lakshmi Narayan temple, Amar Mahal
Palace, Sudh Mahadev temple, Gauri Kund, Mansar Lake and Purmandal.
- Srinagar is a beautiful place housing several
famous and beautiful Mughal gardens. One can also say that Srinagar is the
Garden City of India. Centered in Kashmir, the gardens are a panoramic
beauty of manicured lawns, stepped terraces as well as fountains. There are
lots of gardens in Srinagar but the most famous are Shalimar Bagh, Nishat
Bagh and Chashme Shahi, Pari Mahal and Harwan.
- Ladakh is a beautiful place in the foothills of
mighty Himalayas. Temperature of this place is always very low and sometimes
it dips below zero. This place was formed by the great Himalayan and
Karakoram mountain ranges. Ladakh houses several old monasteries. This is
the only place which has the most dangerous treks for adventure lovers. Leh
palace, Shey Palace, Stok Palace, Hemis, Thiksey, Spituk, Alchi, Lakes of
Pangong etc are some of the major attractions of this place.
- Gulmarg a beautiful hill station of the region
which is at a short distance from Srinagar. Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir has
the highest Golf Course, situated at an altitude of 2,650 mts. Gulmarg is
also number one and very famed ski resort in the world. This is the best
place for skiing and adventure sports.
- Jammu and Kashmir is never complete without a reference to the
extremely beautiful Pahalgam. Pahalgam is situated at the confluence of the
streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the river Lidder. This place is
really a beautiful hill junction of the state. The beauty of this place
always attracts thousands of people from India as well as from other
Adventure Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir
Although Jammu and Kashmir is known for its scenic beauty and beautiful
places but it is also like a paradise for adventure seekers. This state is
also known for some of the adventure prospects available here like trekking,
rafting and skiing. In the summer season this state offers a series of
adventure sports, such as Water Skiing, Water trekking, Trout fishing,
Trekking, Skiing, mountaineering expedition and Shikara Ride etc.
Major Cities in Jammu and Kashmir
There are several cities in Jammu and Kashmir which are as beautiful as
jewels. These all cities have their own significance. Some cities of Jammu
and Kashmir are famous for their pilgrimage places, some for their beautiful
valleys and hill stations, some for their adventure sports, some for their
scenic beauty and many more. All cities of Jammu and Kashmir have
spectacular surroundings and pleasant climate. Some of the famous cities of
this state are Poonch, Srinagar, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Likir, Shey, Rajauri,
Baramullah, Ladakh and Patnitop.
Hotels in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir has some of the best hotels to cater to tourism industry.
Various ranges of hotels from budget class to luxury class are available
here to fulfill all the requirements and needs of visitors. There is one
more option of accommodation here which is very unique and it is houseboats.
These houseboats are of all categories, like deluxe and economy. Some of the
best hotels in Jammu and Kashmir are given below:
» Inter Continental » Dal Lake, Srinagar
» Hotel Shah Abbas - Boulevard, Srinagar
» Hotel Asia - Jammu
» Hotel Durga Palace - Katra
» Hotel Hilltop - Gulmarg
» Vardaan Resorts, Patnitop
» Asia Vaishno Devi - Katra