Kashmir: Crown Of India
One Night Stay In Kashmir
Kashmir is a white beauty of snow. A perfect holiday spot to visit once in a lifetime. Its precious beauty of mountains and forests draws the attention of tourists all across the world. The place is admirable for its saffron fields, apple orchards, lakes, amazing views, and spots with wild green grass. The most beautiful and adventurous place to spend holidays in India.
Kashmir is the perfect holiday destination to visit with your family, friends, or partner. Some famous places to visit in Kashmir are Gulmarg, Srinagar, Pahalgam, or Sonmarg to get a wonderful experience. Shikara ride, Dal and Nigeen Lakes, Amarnath Cave, and the alpine lakes call out for the people with adventurous nature. In this article. I’ll unravel some mostly asked queries about a visit to Kashmir like the best to visit, most popular places to visit, affordable tour packages, etc. So let’s start the article.
Best Time To Visit Kashmir:
The first thing you need to consider before choosing any Kashmir package is the seasons to travel. The summer to fall months (Between March to October) are considered ideal for traveling.
Summer Season (15, May to 31, August):
If you want to explore camping by the riverside, warm temperatures, and trekking to glaciers, this time is best to do all these things. The temperature during the summer season is around 15ºC to 30ºC.
Spring Season (15, March to 15, May):
If you are flower lovers, then this season would be the best season for you to visit. Badamwari, Tulip Garden, Cool Breeze, Mountains covered with snow, and amazing cool weather are the beauties experienced during this season.
Autumn Season (01, September to 15, November):
Autumn, the season of fall or harvest season. If you want to see red ripped apples in the apple orchards, walnut, almonds, or to see the local fruits and vegetable harvesting, you must visit during this period of the season.
Winter Season (15, Nov to 15, March):
If you want to experience staying in snowy areas and enjoy Skiing or Snowboarding in Gulmarg, you must visit during winters. Snow, Cold Weather, Snowflakes are the specialty of this weather. The temperature during the winter season is around -2ºC to 12ºC.
- You can visit Pahalgam between April and November for rafting, horse-riding, or golf.
Places To Visit In Kashmir:
Kashmir is a place with various adventurous places to visit, from forest valleys to snow valleys to plain Greenlands. There are some popular places people love to travel there. If you are planning a trip to Kashmir, you must visit these places
India’s best place, having mountains, forest, skiing, green valleys, landscapes, and a Gondola. A Kashmir trip is incomplete without staying in Gulmarg. This place looks even more charming during the morning when the sun directly hits the valley. Some famous places in Gulmarg are Baba Reshi Shrine, Sharkfin, Shrunz Fall, Kongdori, Apharwat, and Strawberry Valley. People who love skiing and snowboarding can visit this place.
Top things to do in Gulmarg: Skiing, Horse Riding, Cable Car Riding, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Trekking, Golfing are the things that you can do in Gulmarg.
Hill station of Jammu and Kashmir where Aru Valley, Chandanwari, Baisaran, Sheshnag Lake, Betaab Valley, and Tullian lake are popular places to visit. Aru Valley is home to many wildlife animals like musk deers and brown bears. The Lidder river flows through the Betaab Valley to Tullian Lake; the water flanks the mountain peaks and is usually frozen. It makes the view very pleasant.
Top things to do in Pahalgam: Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Trekking, and Golfing are the things one can do in Pahalgam.
The capital of Kashmir and is famously known for its beauty and sceneries. Popular places like Dal Lake, Nigeen Lake, Asia’s largest Tulip Garden, Dachigam National Park, Mughal Garden are the most beautiful and heritage places to visit in Srinagar. The Houseboat stays, Floating vegetable market, and Shikara ride make Dal Lake the most popular visit.
Top things to do in Srinagar: Golfing, Shikara Riding, Houseboat Stay, and Wildlife Sighting are the top things you can enjoy in this place. You can visit here by air, train, or by bus; all these transport facilities are available to this place.
During winters, this place seems like a white fairyland with snow. In summers, colorful flowers cover the entire valley, which almost looks like gold on the landscape. The Nilagrad River, having a red hue, Thajiwas Glacier, Gangabal Lake, Vishansar Lake, Krishansar Lake, Naranag, Baltal Valley with snow-capped mountains, and trekking areas from Pilgrims to Amarnath Caves are the specialty of Sonamarg. For adventurous people, this place also offers you some activities like sledding, hiking, and trekking.
Cost to stay a night in Kashmir:
Well, it depends on the location and place; where you have planned to linger. Staying in the cities will cost you around Rs. 2500 to Rs. 5000 for one night. If you are fantasizing to experience the morning views of Kashmir, then you must have booked some view-sited hotels. These hotels are a bit expensive, but if you like to see the beauty of mountains and green valleys, it doesn’t matter what it costs. These hotels will cost you around Rs. 8000 to Rs. 16000 for one night, depending on the location.
- Get a postpaid connection because a prepaid network doesn’t work there. BSNL works great there, so if possible, get a BSNL postpaid connection.
- Hire a travel guide and avoid using google maps. If you want to make your trip memorable and fun, make sure to get a travel guide with you. Google maps show you the fastest possible ways to reach the destination. It doesn’t work in Kashmir, as it may take you to the small residential roads.
© 2021 Ankita Sharma