10 Places to Visit in Kashmir

1. Srinagar:

The capital city of Jammu and Kashmir is known for its beautiful gardens, serene Dal Lake, and historic Mughal-era monuments.

2. Gulmarg:

A popular ski resort and a favorite destination for adventure seekers. The place is also famous for its scenic beauty and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas.

3. Pahalgam:

Known as the "Valley of Shepherds," Pahalgam is a popular destination for trekking, camping, and hiking. It is also home to the stunning Lidder Valley and the famous Betaab Valley.

4. Sonamarg:

Known as the "Meadow of Gold," Sonamarg is a scenic hill station famous for its glaciers, lakes, and trekking trails.

5. Dachigam National Park:

 A protected area that is home to several species of wildlife including the endangered Kashmiri stag, Himalayan black bear, and musk deer.

6. Yusmarg:

A picturesque hill station located about 50 km from Srinagar. The place is known for its scenic meadows, lakes, and trekking trails.

7. Kokernag:

A beautiful garden located in the Anantnag district. The place is known for its natural springs and is a popular destination for picnics and sightseeing.

8. Verinag:

A spring that is believed to be the source of the Jhelum river. The place is known for its scenic beauty and historic Mughal-era architecture.

9. Martand Sun Temple

 A historic temple dedicated to the Hindu deity Surya. The temple is known for its intricate carvings and is a popular tourist attraction.

10. Amarnath Cave:

A holy cave located at an altitude of 3,888 meters. The cave is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.