Arresting Elevations Of Kashmir And Ladakh

Arresting Elevations Of Kashmir And Ladakh English Article

Kashmir is a scenic beauty which has rightfully earned the crown of being called the Heaven on Earth with its beautiful valleys like Srinagar, Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonmarg. Plan a trip to this eternal beauty with the Kashmir Packages as it lies snuggled amidst the fluorescent green valleys and snow-covered mountains. Srinagar is a hotspot and an amazing tourist destination where visitors can enjoy the shikara rides and stays in houseboats. Gulmarg is a picture-perfect beauty with its lush greenery and snow-capped mountains. Besides being idyllic for romantic hand in hand romantic walks, Sonmarg is a delight for trekkers and can be best enjoyed by camping. Visit the Betab and Aru Valley in Pahalgam which is filled with mesmerising and scenic views. One of the latest addition to the maps of romantics is Ladakh. Located at a height of three thousand metres above sea level advance book the Ladakh Packages and enjoy a holiday as you admire the silence, peace and stillness of the place. The best place to begin your vacation in Ladakh is as you visit the highest motorable pass of Khardungla. It combines the beauty of the place with an element of adventure as young enthusiasts take the road with their bikes. Zanskar Valley is a campsite to enjoy with your partner and is also known for adventure sports like kayaking, rafting and trekking.


Create memories as you visit the “soul of Kashmir valley “ Srinagar with the Kashmir Packages. The ambience of this holiday destination is a like the healing touch of nature as it is decked with lofty verdant Himalayan mountains. And how can you miss the shikara rides on the shimmering Dal Lake along with the tranquillity and quietude of the captivating Mughal-era gardens. Another major highlight of Dal Lake is the stay on houseboats and a visit to the floating flower and vegetable market. One of the must-visit places in Srinagar is the largest tulip garden in Asia the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden which lies at the foothills of Zabarwan Mountain. The garden is popular for its seven terraced gardens and forty-eight varieties of tulip flowers along with other types of flowers like roses, daffodils, hyacinths and ornamental plants. Shalimar Bagh located on the shores of Dal Lake is the largest Mughal Garden in the Kashmir Valley and sprawled across thirty-one acres of area and was a favourite summer destination of Emperor Jahangir. The garden is encircled by tall trees of Chinar and colourful flowers and is inspired by the Persian Char Bagh as it is divided into three terraces and each has a unique purpose.

Pangong Lake

The most visited tourist attraction to enjoy with Ladakh Packages is the Pangong Lake. It is a high-altitude landlocked lake which is perched at an altitude of 4350 metres. A peculiar feature of the lake is that it changes colour throughout the day. From azure blue, it becomes light blue to green and even grey. The lake rose to stardom as it was featured in the Bollywood movie 3 Idiots. Pangong is the “World’s Highest Saltwater Lake “ which is twelve kilometres long and stretches from India to Tibet. As the lake lies in the Sino-Indian Line of control region an inner line permit is required for visitation. Camping near the lake is no longer allowed but the perfect place lies some thirty-two kilometres away from the lake and is known as Tangste. Pangong does not support aquatic life because of its briny water but it is home to many migratory birds in summer.


Make sure to visit this slice of paradise with the Kashmir Tour Packages which literally shine bright in winter as the entire landscape gets covered in snow which leads to snow adventure activities. You can try skiing, snowboarding and also Heli skiing . In summer the landscape becomes a world of fantasy with rolling meadows, blissful mountain streams and lofty mountains. Enjoy a Gondola ride which passes through valleys and hills which are covered in clouds and mist. It is Asia’s largest and highest and the world’s second-largest and highest cable car project. This must-to-do activity is perfect for romantic couples and adventure seekers and families on vacation as the Gondola can ferry six people at a time. Shark Fin is one of the top most attractions for skiers in Kashmir and is regarded as the finest bowl for powder skiing in Gulmarg with a vertical drop of three hundred meters. Gulmarg Golf Club is one of the most renowned retreats for golf lovers in India. It is an eighteen-hole course nestled in the alpine mountains on a beautiful meadow. Apharwat Peak is one of the best slopes for skiing at an altitude of 4390 metres and is the eye-catching peak in Gulmarg which connects Gondola to Kongdori Valley.

Nubra Valley

The next attraction of the Ladakh Tour Packages is Nubra Valley which is located at a distance of 140 kilometres from Leh and has the arid mountains as its backdrop. The valley especially Hundar is famous for its Bactrian camel rides, monasteries and orchards. Nubra Valley is surrounded by the snow-covered Himalayan mountains and can be reached easily via Khardung La Pass. Panamik Hot Springs is located in the village of Panamik which lies close to Siachen Glacier. These are the famous hot sulphur springs at an astounding elevation of 10,442 feet above sea level and are believed to have medicinal properties. Diskit or Diskit Gompa is one of the oldest and largest monasteries located in Nubra Valley. It was established by Changzeb Tserab Zaongpo who was the disciple of Tsong Khapa. Ascend the rocky stairs to reach the hilltop you finally reach the prayer hall which enshrines the statue of Maitreya Buddha, big drums and images of fierce guardian deities. Diksit is also named as the örchard of Ladakh and is located at the foothills of the flowing river Shyok. Yarab Tso is referred to as the “hidden lake” and takes around fifteen to twenty minutes to reach the lake as the route is pretty rugged but the landscape is spectacular.