Best Places to Visit in Kashmir

kashmir places to visit

Published Date: November 25, 2021


Glaciers topped with snow, crystal clear lakes, lush green grasslands and orchards are that a feast for the eyes, look around and you will be reassured that you are in Kashmir, the land of paradise. Kashmir tour itinerary is incomplete without a visit to the following places. You could visit the magical land of Kashmir with your friends or family. While in the mesmerising land, make sure you make a pit stop at the following places. In no order of importance, here’s taking a closer look at a few of them. 


Dal Lake

Once you visit this place, you will be in awe with the goodness of the water body. It is one of the must see places to visit in Kashmir. The Dal Lake is so beautiful that it is ranked one of the top travellers’ choice 2020 by one of the holiday booking websites. While at the Dal Lake in the morning, make sure you take a shikara ride. And come, dusk, hop on a midnight cruise and enjoy the evening and night. Take a closer look at the Tulip Garden and you can witness India’s only floating market in the vicinity. 



No Kashmir tour plan is complete without a visit to Gulmarg, if you are in love with adventure. This place is home to the third-highest ski resort. Go skiing, snowboarding, trekking for the adventure seekers, options are unlimited at Gulmarg. Make sure that this place features in your Kashmir tour itinerary. If you are to visit Kashmir during the winter, you can attend the Winter Festival that is hosted by the Indian Army and Tourism Ministry. 



Does Pulwama ring a bell in your head? For multiple reasons, this place is a must see when in Kashmir. It is home to paramount historic monuments and religious sites, on the one hand and on the other hand, Pulwama is more than just famous for its blanket saffron fields that are a real treat for the eyes. The beauty of this place is untouched and it truly is the ‘Delight of Kashmir’. Make sure that Pulwama is included in your Kashmir tour plan


Aru Valley

Dotted with street selling cafe’s where you can relish the best of Kashmiri cuisine, Aru Valley, beauty will leave you with a feeling as if you are transported to an all new world. The best time to visit Aru Valley is between July and September. Sheikh ul Alam Airport is the closest airport and Srinagar Railway Station is the closest railway station from where you can reach this place. The next time you visit Kashmir make sure to spare some time to visit this place. 


Dachigam National Park

No Kashmir tour itinerary is complete without a visit to the Dachigam National Park. This place is counted as one of the best preserved national park with natural habitat. The national park is home to the Kashmir stag better known as the Red deer. Wildlife enthusiasts visit Kashmir and visit the Dachigam National Park to capture a glimpse of flora and fauna on their lenses. As a casual visitor to this national park, you can witness a species of animals in their natural best in their home turf.