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Kashmir Tourism - Explore Paradise on the Earth

By: Amit | Sep 22 2010 | 458 words | 2049 hits

Located in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, Kashmir is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Endowed with extra-ordinary nature beauty, it is one of the most important tourist destinations of India. It is very popular among all kinds of travelers such as holidaymakers, families, honeymooners, nature lovers, pilgrims, adventure seekers, culture vultures, etc. Due to fantastic and matchless nature beauty, it is often referred to as the Paradise on the Earth. And yes it perfectly proves its nickname, you will too realize it. It is also described as the "Switzerland of Asia". Its rambling hilly landscape, picturesque vistas, lovely lakes, scenic surroundings, refreshing area, cool & delightful climate and peaceful ambiance are beyond description but the essence of Kashmir can be observed even when you are back to your home.

There are a number of tourist attractions in and around Kashmir that will simply grab your heart during your Kashmir tours and travels. Srinagar, Kashmir Valley, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, etc are worth visit places you will love to explore in beautiful Kashmir, India. The region is home to several gorgeous gardens and beautiful placid lakes. Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh are world famous mughal gardens located in Srinagar. The picturesque Dal Lake and the Nagin Lake are very popular among tourists and vacationers. Shikara ride on Dal Lake or Nagin Lake will take you journey into the real beauty of Kashmir and you will have wonderful opportunity to see the nature at her best.

The Dal Lake is also noted for houseboats which are moored on the banks of the picturesque Dal Lake. Houseboats in Kashmir are luxury accommodation facilities moored at the picturesque lake. Vacationers find here excellent accommodation facilities like luxury hotels. Gulmarg is a beautiful hill resort in the region you will love to explore. It is situated at the very short distance from Srinagar. It globally noted for its fantastic nature beauty and the highest golf course in the world. Pahalgam is a picturesque hill station in the region. It is known among nature lovers and trekkers. Sonamarg enchants tourists with is lush beauty and gorgeous valleys. The sunrays falling on the snow-caped mountains reflect a golden shine, giving the hill station its name.

Kashmir is also famous among pilgrims because of having some popular religious places and shrines which are among most popular attractions of Kashmir tourism. Some of the most prominent ones are Ranbireshwar Temple, Bahu Fort Gardens, Laxmi-Narayan temple, Shankaracharya Temple, Peer Baba, Jama Masjid, Hazratbal Mosque, Mahamaya Temple, Gauri Kund, Mansar Lake, and Purmandal. Tourists on Kashmir tours also want to enjoy Ladakh Tourism. Ladakh is also a beautiful region in Jammu & Kashmir. It is predominantly known for Buddhist monasteries and availability of a variety of Himalayan adventures.

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About author:
Amit Kumar is an author of travel and tourism related topics. He has been writing articles since long time. If you want to know more about Kashmir Tours visit to http://www.ladakhkashmir.com/
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