8 Must-Visit Places in Kashmir

March 09, 2024

By Char Dham Yatra

8. Gulmarg

Gulmarg in Kashmir is super romantic. It's like being in a fairy tale with pretty flowers all around and huge snowy mountains in the background.

7. Sonamarg

Sonamarg is about 80 kilometers northeast of Srinagar. It's called "The Meadow of Gold." It's high up, around 2,800 meters above the sea. People love it because it has beautiful lakes 

6. Pahalgam

Pahalgam is like heaven on earth. It's about 95 kilometers away from Srinagar. Pahalgam is famous for its stunning meadows full of colorful flowers, peaceful lakes, and thick forests.

5. Dal Lake

This hillside lake in Srinagar is known for its beauty. It has colorful Shikaras (boats), traditional wooden houseboats, and floating markets, making it a must-see spot.

4. Anantnag

Anantnag is about 53 kilometers away from Srinagar. It's considered the main financial and commercial hub of Kashmir.

3. Aru Valley

It's full of clear lakes and pretty meadows. Not many people go there, so it's perfect for a weekend getaway or a day trip. 

2. Amarnath

One of the most priceless of Kashmir tourist places, the Amarnath Shrine is among the most popular of Hindu shrines across the world. 

1. Dachigam National Park

Popular as the only home to the now endangered Kashmir stag, Dachigam National Park nestles a little outside main Srinagar. 

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