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KASHMIR

The Enchanting Kashmir Valley

Kashmir, often referred to as “Paradise on Earth,” is a region of breathtaking natural beauty located in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. Nestled in the Himalayan mountains, it is renowned for its picturesque landscapes, including lush green valleys, sparkling lakes, and snow-capped peaks. The region is divided between India, Pakistan, and China, with the Indian-administered territory being the most well-known for its tourism. Popular destinations such as Srinagar, with its iconic Dal Lake and houseboats, and Gulmarg, famous for its skiing resorts, attract visitors from around the world.

Beyond its natural allure, Kashmir has a rich cultural and historical heritage. It has been a melting pot of various civilizations, including Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic influences, which is reflected in its architecture, festivals, and cuisine. Despite its beauty and cultural significance, Kashmir has been a focal point of political conflict and territorial disputes, particularly between India and Pakistan, leading to periods of unrest. However, the resilient spirit of its people and the enchanting beauty of the land continue to captivate and inspire those who visit or hear about this remarkable region.

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Tour details

  • Tour Type Explore
  • Categories Destination
  • Capital Srinagar
  • Language Hindi, English
  • Currency INR Rupees
  • Time Zone UTC+05:30
  • Drives on the Left
  • Calling code +91