Kashmir: The Land Of Beauty



The Kashmir valley is blooming again this season, not just with flowers but with visitors.

Srinagar- the abode of the god, the heaven on the earth- is being visited by the travellers after a gap of few years, with militancy and terrorism on the all time low.

There is a popular saying in the local language, “Gar bar-ru-e-zamin ast; hamin ast, hamin ast, hamin asto”. This means – if there is a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here.

Kashmir valley

The sun rising and  setting over the expanse of the Dal lake dotted by Shikaras and house boats, fringed by mountain tops glinting with their residual snow, the game preserve of Dachigam with its rainbow trout culture farms and the imperious Himalayas Hangul (deer), grazing at distance, and this sight you will enjoy over a meal of Kashmiri Wazwan cuisine.

The slopes of Gulmarg, the meadows of Pahalgam and the Moghul gardens laid out by Emperor Jahangir are the visual memories which cannot be erased by time.

Moghul gardens
The indelible images of the land of Kashmir, gives you a peek in to the history and culture that can be traced back thousands of years.

The view of the Pir Panjal range with Himalayas in the back ground with powdered snow will mesmerise you and you will feel like flowing in the mountain streams which are dotted with brown clusters of human habitation.

Everywhere you go, there is a sign of optimism, as we all want normalcy to return to this great valley and the smell of rich and pungent parathas, theplas, doas are all pervasive.

Great valley
You may indulge in horse riding in Pahalgam or sledding at Khilanmarg. You will find tourists from all over the world and all states of India in a festive environment all over the year

The arts, curios, carpets are on sale at rock bottom prices and the hospitality of the locals is very warm and welcoming to this amazing Valley of God- Kashmir.

A visit to this marvel of nature will surely rejuvenate you and make you experience a sense of harmony and peace. It is here that you can feel the closeness to nature and admire the sheer splendid sights which are an integral part of Kashmir.

Kashmir

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