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15 Top Places to Visit in Kashmir in 2024

Last Updated: 04-Jun-2024

Published Date: 17-May-2024

Kashmir’s blissful aura can never be expressed in words. Snowy glaciers, pristine lakes, expansive grassland, and stunning orchards await visitors in this paradise. The unbelievably beautiful places to visit in Kashmir have fascinated tourists from worldwide, and now it is your turn to discover this ‘Paradise on Earth’

If you are planning a trip here in 2024, we have compiled a list of 15 tourist places in Kashmir to include in your itinerary for a memorable vacation.

List of Best Places to Visit in Kashmir in 2024 with Friends and Family

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1. Srinagar (5200-ft), Kashmir

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Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), is split into two by the river Jhelum. The star attraction here is the idyllic Dal Lake, having been ranked TripAd...
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3. Gulmarg (8,694 ft.), Kashmir

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Gulmarg is a beautiful place in Kashmir that is an absolute delight for adventure seekers. This is the state’s crowning glory, offering the world’s second-highest gondola ride t...
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4. Pahalgam (7,200 ft.), Kashmir

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Pahalgam is a visual treat with its breathtaking vistas of lush greenery, vast Himalayan ranges, and pristine mountain rivers. Stretched along the Lidder River, it is a popular ...
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5. Pulwama (5,419 ft.), Kashmir

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Pulwama, one of the best places to visit in Kashmir is a city that should be on everyone’s bucket list for multiple reasons. It is a famous tourist place in Kashmir for its wide...
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6. Aru Valley, Kashmir

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Aru Valley’s scenic beauty is like a Windows wallpaper image and is highly regarded among the famous Kashmir visiting places. You can explore the stunning sights of this valley ...
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7. Yusmarg Valley (7,861 ft.), Kashmir

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Yusmarg or Yousmarg, literally meaning ‘Meadows of Jesus’, is a perfect alternative to the country’s other popular hill stations. It is believed that Lord Jesus stayed here for ...

Best Time To Visit Kashmir

  • Peak Season (April to September): During this period the weather remains very pleasant. The temperature ranges between 16°C to 29°C.
  • Moderate Season (October to November): The trees turn yellow and golden brown in this season. Migratory birds in huge numbers arrive at valley wetlands during this time.
  • Off-Season (December to March): The temperatures can dip up to -10°C in some places. In lower areas like cities and towns the snowfall can be between 3 inches to 24 Inches but on higher reaches and villages the snowfall can range between 2 feet to 12 feet.

Places to Visit in Kashmir with Family & Friends

  • Srinagar: Take a Shikara ride in the idyllic Dal Lake. You will also spot Asia’s most extensive Tulip Garden and India’s only floating market.
  • Sonmarg: It is also a popular base point for trekking excursions to the Thajiwas Glacier.
  • Shri Amarnath Cave Temple: It is one the most revered temples of Lord Shiva among Hindus and is only open for 60 days a year.
  • Pulwama: It is a famous tourist place in Kashmir for its widespread saffron fields, largest milk production, and untouched surroundings.

Best Places in Kashmir for Couples

  • Gulmarg: Skiing, snowboarding, trekking, and other activities will add more excitement to your holiday.
  • Pahalgam: It is a visual treat with its breathtaking vistas of lush greenery, vast Himalayan ranges, and pristine mountain rivers.
  • Betaab Valley: Soak in the breathtaking combination of nature and peace.
  • Nigeen Lake: The lake is surrounded by willow and poplar trees. Experience the beauty of nature on a houseboat in the lake.

Best Places to Visit near Kashmir

  • Dachigam National Park: It is the world’s best-preserved natural habitat for the near-extinct Hangul or Kashmir stag (Red deer).
  • Vaishno Devi Temple: This shrine is believed to be the most important Shaktipeeth and Goddess Shakti is worshipped here in the forms of Maha Kali, Maha Saraswati, and Maha Lakshmi.
  • Sanasar: This attraction is notable for its cup-shaped meadow surrounded by huge conifers.

We have carefully selected these attractions to ensure that there is something for everyone. All of these places to see in Kashmir are among the top-rated attractions by tourists from around the world. It is now up to you to plan your itinerary as per the days in hand and get mesmerised by the heavenly charm of Kashmir.

FAQ

Q. Which is the most beautiful place in Kashmir?

A. Some of the beautiful Kashmir places to visit are Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Pahalgam, and Aru Valley.

Q. Is 4 days enough in Kashmir?

A. Some of the famous places in Kashmir to explore in 4 days are Srinagar, Pahalgam, and Sonmarg.

Q. What is the famous food in Kashmir?

A. The famous food dishes in Kashmir are Goshtaba, Rogan Josh, Dum Aloo, Naat Yakhni, Kashmiri Rajma, Aab Gosht, Nadir Monji, and Tabak Maaz.

Q. Which is the best month to visit Kashmir?

A. The best month for Kashmir sightseeing is from April to October.

Q. Which time snowfall is best in Kashmir?

A. The best time for a Kashmir view with snowfall is from December to February.

Q. What is the best time to visit the tulip garden in Kashmir?

A. The best time to visit the Tulip Garden, one of the most beautiful places to visit in Kashmir is from late March to April end.

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