Divine places to explore while visiting Jammu & Kashmir

This is often one area of the entire country regardless of having rich tourism and cultural importance due to unfortunate reasons lacks the recognition. That should not stop you from taking a trip to the gorgeous mystic valleys of Jammu and Kashmir. It almost feels like a portal to an alternate universe. Do not miss out on these places when you plan your trip to Jammu and Kashmir.

Yusmarg

Located in the western part of the state this hill station is believed to be the place where Jesus once lived. The scenic enchanting beauty of the valley cannot be described in words. The important site seeing experience includes the Pakerapora shrine, Chare-e-Sharif, and Nilnag lake.

Gulmarg

Want to see what a complete mountain valley looks like, this one is the complete package. You have mountain ranges, snow-covered hills, lush green covers, and meadows of flowers. Apart from this Gulmarg is the best skiing destination in Asia and has the highest green golf course in the world. The cable car project of the area is world-famous.

Srinagar

One of the best honeymoon destinations in India, Srinagar is often regarded as the best tourist spot in the whole of Jammu and Kashmir. The area has a rich cultural and historical prominence. Srinagar is also called as “Land of Gardens and Lake”.

Vaishno Devi

The temple situated in the Trikuta hills of Jammu is a must-visit place if you seek your spiritual self. The central deity is “Mother Goddess”. One has to take a trek, 14km to reach the temple, other alternatives include a battery car, helicopter, ponies, etc.

Gurez Valley

The land is home to one of the oldest tribal groups of India- the Dard Shin Tribe. The valley is covered with snow for about 6 months every year and is only accessible for the rest of the year. Trekking and mountain climbing are very popular around this region.