By KSHVID DESK, DELHI
Delhi-Jammu and Kashmir is a trip that every traveler in India, and maybe the world, requires. When you add in the Leh-Manali circuit, you have the stuff of dreams. These roads run through some of the most beautiful parts of the country. Before all the green is lost and naked, the panoramas change from beautiful green fields of Punjab plains to river-fed meadows of Kashmir. The frigid desert of Ladakh reflects its hues in a variety of stone shades. Dhabas on the side of the road give way to monasteries on the side of the road. Finally, when you arrive in Jammu and Kashmir, the mesmerizing beauty of the region provides a peaceful break for travelers. The most visited tourist attractions in Jammu and Kashmir are its magnificent lakes, among the state’s top attractions. The waters of Jammu and Kashmir are an enchanting sight to see, from the magnificent waters of Pangong, India’s tallest lake, to the lovely shikaras in Dal, Srinagar’s jewel lake. Jammu and Kashmir also have several beautiful lush greenery. While the Shalimar Bagh and Nishant Bagh have excellent Mughal designs, the Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden is home to around 50 species, making it one of the most beautiful places to visit in Jammu and Kashmir. Tourists visiting Jammu and Kashmir are also drawn to the region’s temples. Hemis Monastery, Phuktal Monastery, and Mulbekh Monastery are just a few monasteries in this area.
If you are traveling from New Delhi to Jammu and Kashmir, the following are some great stops along the way, including top places to visit in Chandigarh, Brahma Sarovar, and Pratapgarh Farms & Resorts. Chandigarh is the most important city between New Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir. Chandigarh’s most famous city, 4 hours from New Delhi and 9 hours from Kashmir.
Everything about Chandigarh is fascinating and appealing, from the fact that it serves as the capital of both Haryana and Punjab to the fact that it was India’s first commercial area. The beauties you’ll see here are challenging to come by in any other part of the country. This is where you may see a remarkable mix of nature and civilization, as the two coexist and add to the city’s charm.
Chandigarh has long been a commercial center and a wonderful place to live. It’s also a hidden treasure of a location ideal for spending time with family and friends.
Brahma Sarovar is a water tank near Thanesar, Haryana, as its name suggests. Hindus regard it as sacred, and it is breathtakingly beautiful. The water inside the tank is thought to aid individuals who shower in it in their quest for peace. It is currently being renovated and is equipped with modern, cutting-edge comforts. Brahma Sarovar is in Kurukshetra’s most beautiful location. Tourists can spend hours here watching the sunset reflected in the water, crimson and golden. This site is vibrant and colorful, attracting people and encouraging them to return. It is a must-see destination with handicraft shops and various cuisines from several states to sample.
Pratapgarh Farms & Resorts:
Pratapgarh Farm offers you to experience the joy of being together in Mother Nature’s peaceful arms. This quaint Ethnic Vacation town and Farm Tourism Destination, nestled against the backdrop of lush green fields and whispering winds, offers a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. Its mud houses, tranquil water, bouncing fountain, bustling cattle barns full of goats, sheep, cows, buffaloes, camels, and poultry farms full of ducks, fowls, chickens, pompous roosters, and flying pigeons softly awaken you in a different world of co-existence with Nature. The tinkling bells in the cows’ necklace, fresh air, and a weaver bird watching you from its gorgeous nest give an authentic rural atmosphere and ambiance to your visit.
After seeing all of these places, you arrive in Jammu and Kashmir, which is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Kashmir is sometimes described as India’s Switzerland because of the numerous gorgeous sites to visit since the region is blessed with some of the most scenic landscapes worth seeing. The state has a long list of attractions that showcase nature’s glory at its best and that no visitor should miss. If you’re visiting this country region, you must see these lovely sites in Jammu and Kashmir to appreciate the state’s stunning beauty fully.
Srinagar is unquestionably one of Kashmir’s and India’s most attractive and well-known tourist destinations. Srinagar has it all, from boating to hiking, bird watching, to jet skiing. Srinagar, also known as the “mirror to the mountains,” is a must-see destination for all travelers, and there is an extensive list of things to see and do in Srinagar, Kashmir. The most affluent city in Kashmir, it is surrounded by lush green mountains, with the Dal Lake serving as the city’s crown jewel. This location provides an up-close peek of Kashmiri culture and customs.
The lake was titled after the trees surrounding it and is deep blue, resembling a ‘jewel in a ring.’ As a part of the famous Dal Lake, it offers houseboat services. With snow-covered mountains on one side and a beautiful flower garden on the other, the lake has an intriguing environment. Its pollution level is also shallow, making it a popular tourist destination for visitors.
The Baramulla district is home to Gulmarg, well-known for the variety of adventure sports available to tourists in summer and winter. It is located 2,690 meters above sea level and has a world-famous ski resort. If you are not interested in skiing or golfing in this region, you can take scenic cable car rides instead.
Sonmarg, which means “golden meadow,” is one of the must-see destinations on a Kashmir tour package. With a landscape marked by a glacier, forests, and snow-capped mountains, this is one of the best places to visit in Kashmir.Consider the three Great Lakes of Kashmir: Kishansar, Vishansar, and Gadsar, popular tourist destinations in Jammu and Kashmir. Camping and trout fishing are two other adventure activities that will keep you entertained. It also serves as the starting point for the Amarnath Trek, a famous Hindu pilgrimage site. A few honorable mentions on the list of Top Sightseeing Attractions in Sonmarg include Thajiwas Glacier, Baltal Valley (near Sonmarg), Amarnath Cave, Naranag Kishnasar Lake, Vishansar Lake, and Gadsar Lake.
No one has ever seen anything like the beauty of Kashmir. There are numerous famous places in Jammu and Kashmir, ranging from alpine lakes to frozen ones, from snow-capped peaks to the heavenly beauty of the valley. There’s something for everyone. The Kashmir package contains the top spots to visit in Jammu and Kashmir for a relaxing vacation with your loved ones in heaven on earth. (Images – Incredible India/ Delhi Tourism & Unsplash)