Jammu Kashmir – The Heaven on Earth

Jammu Kashmir a state in northern India surrounded mostly by Himalayan mountains and landscapes displaying the scenic art of the state. It consists of three regions Jammu, the Kashmir valley and Ladakh. Jammu is referred as the winter capital, while Srinagar as the summer capital. Ladakh is famous for its mountainous range and Buddhism culture. The lakes and beautiful landscapes catches eye of every visitor and is one of the most tourist visiting destination place .

Jammu Kashmir

As tourism being one of the main industries in Jammu Kashmir, and has greatly contributed to the state economy so the place is filled with tourist throughout the year. Some famous places to visit are Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Vaishno Devi, Amarnathji, Leh, Pangong Lake and Monasteries. Let’s find out more on the top sites to visit by diving a little deep :

Srinagar :


Srinagar the summer capital is the largest city of the state Jammu Kashmir. Situated on the bank of river Jhelum is regarded as the heart of Kashmir valley. The most famous site of attraction being the Dal Lake with beautiful colorful boats offering ride to the travelers and the comfortable houseboats hotels. Other sought destinations that add charm to the city are the Mughal gardens, waterfronts and the scenic beauty. The top places that can be included to the list are :

Houseboat, Dal lake, Srinagar

Dal Lake , Srinagar

  • Dal Lake.
  • Nagin Lake.
  • Nishant Garden.
  • Shalimar Garden.
  • Chashma Sahi.
  • Pari Mahal.
  • Dachigam Wildlife.
  • Shankracharya Temple.
  • Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden.
  • Hazratbal Shrine.
  • Hari Parbat.

Jammu :


Jammu the winter capital is the largest city in the Jammu division of the state Jammu Kashmir. It is situated on the bank of Tawi river. It is regarded as the land of ancient temples and Palaces and is often termed as the City of Temples. Mata Vaishno Devi temple is situated in katra at the top of Trikuta Hill. Experience the divine power that has a lot to offer to everyone. Apart from temples, there are palaces, forts that are standing apart and portray the history of the state. In essence Jammu has a lot to offer, some of the top sites to be added to the list are:

Hill area

View of Patnitop

  • Jammu city.
  • Katra.
  • Patnitop.
  • Kishtwar.
  • Raghunath Temple.
  • Ranbireshwar Temple.
  • Peer Kho Cave Temple.
  • Peer Baba.
  • Vaishno Devi.
  • Amar Mahal Palace.
  • Bahu Fort.
  • Mubarak Mandi Palace.

Ladakh :


Ladakh is known for its mountainous range and is bordered by Karakoram mountains in the north and the Great Himalayas in the South. It is the least populated place in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is further divided into two districts : Leh and Kargil. Leh district is the main town and is filled with monasteries, picturesque locations and adventure activities. Kargil is the second largest town offering a wide view of the landscapes. The best time to explore the region of Ladakh is between the month from April to September and the views are beautiful and clear. Some top places to visit are:

lake in Leh,Ladakh

View of Pangong Lake.

  • Leh Palace.
  • Pangong Lake.
  • Shanti Stupa.
  • Tso Moriri Lake.
  • Magnetic Hill.
  • Sengge La.
  • Thiksey Gompa.
  • Diskit Gompa.
  • Yapola Gorge.
  • Tia Village.

It truly is a remarkable destination that can provide immense joy and satisfaction to the travellers. With such a beauty the place is filled with tourist throughout the year. To make your plan easy and for your comfort stay there are many hotels available. Find the best deals of hotels by clicking the link below:

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Conclusion :


With abundant view and offering picturesque location Jammu Kashmir is regarded as the Heaven in Earth. It truly is a paradise that one can experience over its stay in this beautiful state rich in flora and fauna. The everlasting essence can compel a traveler to visit again and again. The state is known for its arts and crafts which can be depicted in the handlooms and silk industries. Wood carving and Papier Mache works are also famous in the state. It indeed is a travel destination that can stand to your expectation and can provide you with world-class pleasure.

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12 Comments to Jammu Kashmir – The Heaven on Earth

  1. Matts Mom says:

    Wow, how beautiful. I can see why it is regarded as Heaven on Earth! I would love to just take in the scenery and natural beauty. Kayaking here would be so relaxing and peaceful. Thanks for bringing this great destination to my attention. Wonderful!

  2. Hello. Jammu Kashmir does look wonderful indeed. The pictures are amazing. For some reason I did not imagine snow capped mountains in India. India has always been a destination I wanted to visit and your post and website has made this more so.

  3. Andy says:

    This place looks amazing!

    I have never heard of it before but have always been intrigued about visiting India, especially because of all the views and sights and the pictures you have included look breathtaking.

  4. Nathan says:

    Wow! This place is awesome. How about the price? Is it expensive to go there?

  5. Judy Edwards says:

    Tony you have to be a professional tourism writer. These are stunning and they just make you want to visit these stunningly beautiful places.It has always been my dream to go and see the Himalayas since I was abou 16. That is 55 years ago.
    Your images are awesome and I love the way you describe them as paradise and places one would want to revisit.
    India will definitely remain on my bucket list.

  6. Judit Szabo says:

    Hi, when I lived in Goa for 6 months I also visited the Golden triangle. However, I was advised to see that part if India too. For me snow is beautiful in pictures. But surely, it must be such a great plce in winter, especially for winter sport fans. 🙂

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