Kashmir is located in the north-west region of the Indian sub-continent. It was the summer capital of the Buddhist Lamas and the Mughals. It was the Mughal Emperor Jehangir who addressed Kashmir as Paradise on Earth. It is located in between the Pir panjal and the Himalayan ranges. The scenic beauty and the provision of adventure tours is the main attraction of the Kashmir tour packages. The juicy apple orchards, in between the serene greenery of the valley and the crystal clear water of the lakes amidst the snow capped valley is nothing less than a paradise on earth.
The best Kashmir tour packages can be enjoyed while taking a boat ride on the famous lakes of Kashmir. The boats are known as shikara, which is a traditional house boat. The Dal Lake is famous for these boat cruises. The view of the luscious green surrounding amidst the snow-filled mountains and all this encompassed by the blue sky is a truly heavenly experience. And to add up to this beautiful surrounding are those shikaras that sell the beautiful colorful flowers of the valley.
Beauty and adventure are the main attractions of Kashmir. Various adventure sports are practiced in Kashmir. Mountaineering is one of the most challenging sports in Kashmir and it should be included in the Kashmir tour packages or else the trip will be incomplete. But before you go for it, you have to take permission from the government of India. You have to take the permission through the Indian Mountaineering Foundation. The best months for mountaineering are from May to October. You may also indulge in trekking. You can go for trekking to Sonmarg, Gulmarg and Amarnath Yatra too. You can get some attractive offers on trekking too.
One of the most famous adventure sports in the Kashmir tour packages is skiing. Most of the tourists come to Kashmir for this purpose only. December to April is the best time to practice this sport. River rafting is another adventure sport that attracts a large number of tourists. The best time for the sport is August- September. From April - November, you can play the royal game of golf. There are many lakes like the Vishanshar, Dal, Gangabal and Nunkhol, and a number of rivers like the Jhelum, Sindh, Lidder, flow through Kashmir and they are all gifted with fish. This makes fishing an equally enjoyable sport.
Kashmir has the conglomeration of various religions and cultures. There are a number of holy shrines that are worth seeing. You will find Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh and Hindu shrines in Kashmir. The Amarnath and Vaishno Devi yatra as well as a visit to the Mansarovar are all Hindu shrines. The handlooms and handicrafts of Kashmir are the most important attraction of the Kashmir tour packages. All these are ancient arts that are being passed on from generation to generation. People from far and wide come to purchase Kashmiri shawls and carpets. Their pottery and silver ware are in high demand too.
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