Beauty of Kashmir – The Heaven on Earth

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Is Kashmir is a real paradise?

The nature of Kashmir gives you peace of mind and positive energy. It makes you feel refreshed. Kashmir is a land of beauty. A wonderful world for nature lovers and a shopper’s dream come true. Kashmir is the best and most visited part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in northwestern Jammu. The Mughals called Kashmir a “paradise on earth”, where they traveled from the summer to the cool valleys to the hot plains of India.

Kashmir is a globally recognized paradise. It’s all because of the deep green valleys that once you see it through your eyes, you never have to blink your eyes. This place is packed with the waterway, wildlife adventure and abundant lakes to experience. This part of the nation is known around the world as the mountains. There are royal green valleys, mighty waterways, delightful lakes, and amazing unknown life.

  1. Most beautiful Places of Kashmir

1.1 Neelum Valley

Kashmir has a beautiful place to visit that is Neelum valley. The Neelum Valley offers a wide range of natural beauty, from lush valleys to snow-capped mountains. The beautiful valley is located 20 km from Muzaffarabad. Neelam Road is about 200 km long, starting from Muzaffarabad. The control line b/w India and Pakistan is located on the bank of the Neelum River, so everyone’s flags can be seen at the top in their terrorism. Neelum Valley amazes many travelers, photographers, and tourists with its beautiful natural environment. It is an attractive place of Azad Kashmir

  • Famous local fruits
  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Plums
  • walnuts
  • Mountains
  • “Sarwali” (6326), it is the highest mountain of Azad Kashmir
  • Famous places
  • Ratti Gali, Baboon, Noori top, Sharda, Kel, surgon
  • Favorite Food
  • Rice with meat, Tabak Maaz

 

1.2 Rawalakot

Rawalakot, the district headquarters, is located in the heart of Poonch district. It is a saucer-shaped valley, known as the “Pearl Valley” because of its natural beauty. Rawalakot is 76 km from Kohla, near Muzaffarabad, the capital of Azad Kashmir. It is connected to Rawalpindi / Islamabad via Azad Patan and Dhalkot. The construction of Goiyan Nala Road between Rawalpindi and Azad Patan has reduced the distance and travel time. During the summer, the place is full of green grass and beautiful flowers, including various roses. The city has markets and bazaars where all the essential goods and necessities of life are available.

Kashmir

Famous places

  • Datote
  • Tatta Pani
  • Kaimon
  • Toil Pir
  • Awanabad

Best Weather to visit Rawalakot

  • Spring is the best Weather for rawalakot

People of Rawalakot

  • Hard-working
  • Physically strong
  • Beautiful people with pinkish white skin tone

Food

  • Saag with Makki
  • Gushtaba

Language

  • Hindku
  • Kashmiri

1.3 Kupwara

The alpine mountains, freshwater, and thriving meadows give the best description of this beautiful city of Kupwara. Known as the Crown Prince of Kashmir, Kupwara is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. You have to visit Lolab Valley and Bangs Valley as they are of particular importance to the citizens of Kopwara. Imagine flowing like water in springs and lakes like quail and morning birds fluttering around the sky, restless, yes! Kupwara is a place where you can find peace and tranquility.

“Kupwara draws the attention of tourists through its undeniable charm.”

Beautiful places of Kupwara

  • Bangus valley
  • Lolab valley
  • Harwan
  • Keran valley
  • Tulip Garden
  • Karnah

Kupwara is famous for its traditional dance, which is called Dumhal. People perform it in groups.

Traditional food

  • Salt Tea (Noon chai)
  • Sheer Chai
  • Wazwan (in kupwara, the wedding ceremony is incomplete without wazwan, it is made of different spices, vegetables, and the main ingredient is meat)

Kupwara is very famous around the nation for its wooden boats. People of Kupwara make colorful and beautiful boats of different sizes.

 

  • KULGAM

Another newly made district, Kulgam was carved out from Anantnag district. Five blocks constitute the district-Quimoh, Pahloo, D.H. Pora, Devsar, and Kulgam. The district headquarters, Kulgam town, is located on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. It is situated at a slying nestled in the PirPanjal range. The district is well connected by road with its neighboring districts Shopian, Pulwama, Anantnag, and Ramban.

  • Kulgam is known for a religious saint (Sayed simnan sahib), who gave it the name KULGAM (In sanskrit, Kul means clear and clean, gam means village)
  • Kulgam is also known as the “rice bowl of Kashmir.”

Famous places of Kulgam

  • Peer panjaal
  • Anrabal
  • Kausar Nag
  • Kulgam is a famous “hunting place” in Kashmir

1.5 Srinagar

Srinagar is located in the central areas of Jammu and Kashmir, on the banks of the Jhelum River. Srinagar is known for its stationary houseboats and colorful hunters on Dal Lake.

Tourists use Srinagar’s main draw, gondola-type rowboats-shikaras, to see attractions like the floating vegetable market and the Mir Bahris-Lake, a traditional group of people living on the lake. Known as the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar has some of the most beautiful gardens of the Mughal age in India, with Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashmahi Gardens topping the list.

Srinagar Kashmir

Famous places

  • Chashma Shahi
  • Pari Mahal
  • Achbal Bagh
  • Jamia Masjid
  • Masjid of akhund Mullah
  • Shankaracharya Temple
  • Srinagar is famous in the world for the production of “Saffron.”
  • Srinagar is famous for its Chinar Trees and apple orchards.
  • Srinagar has the best markets for shopping in Kashmir.
  • It is famous for “antique silver jewelry.”
  • It is also famous for its “Pashmina Shawls.”

Best Weather to visit the Srinagar

  • Summer and winter are the best Weather to visit Srinagar.
  • In summer, the orchards of apples are full of fruits. The fragrance of the apple makes the man crazy to eat the apple.
  • In winter, there is heavy snowfall in Srinagar, that catches the tourist to visit.

 

  1. Lakes of Kashmir

Kashmir is famous worldwide for its beauty; the main reason for its beauty is that Kashmir has many Lakes. All lakes are different from each other, and every lake has its different beauty.

Some Lakes In Kashmir

  • Bajosa Lake
  • Baghsar Lake
  • Chitta kahta Lake
  • Ratti Gali Lake
  • Saral Lake
  • Shounter Lake
  • Zalzal lake
  • Dal Lake
  • Subri Lake
  • Naggin Lake
  • Wular Lake

Best valleys of Kashmir

  • Gulmarg
  • Poonch Valley
  • Dha Hanu Valley 
  • Betaab Valley 
  • Nagin Valley
  • Sindh Valley
  • Yusmarg Valley
  • Nubra Valley
  • Lolab Valley

 

 

  1. Kashmiri Cuisine

Kashmiri cuisine is delicious and mouth-watering. When you try Kashmiri food, your stomach can be filled, but your tongue is still craving more. Kashmir cuisine is very different in taste and famous in all countries for its traditional foods. The beautiful state of Kashmir is not only famous for its beauty and stability, but the state also offers authentic non-vegetarian dishes. Kashmiri food is light in taste and full of flavor in which hot spices like cardamom, fennel, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and saffron are used more. Under the influence of the Mughals, Kashmiri food is mainly non-vegetarian, with mutton, poultry, or fish as the main ingredients, but there are also some dishes for vegetarians. Some dishes from Kashmir cuisine.

“Kashmir has intriguing cuisine that kept your taste buds wanting for more.”

Some dishes from Kashmir cuisine.

  • Rogan josh
  • Goshtaba
  • Momos
  • Thukpa
  • Skyu
  • Khambir
  • Aab gosht
  • Kashmiri muji gaad
  • Dum olav
  • Herbal Tea
  • Shab deg
  • Sheermal
  • Kashmiri pulao

 

Kashmir foods

Cafe Ababil

The Kashmiri food is a blessing, at least for all the food lovers and travelers who eat out there. Even with its people, culture, and landscape, Kashmiri food is extra rich, but simple and varied but has a clear identity.

 

  1. Best Weather to visit the Kashmir

Kashmir is called “Paradise on Earth,” So every season and every time is best for Visit Kashmir. Every Weather and season has its beauty, and Kashmir makes every season more beautiful. We can say every season enhances the beauty of this majestic place. In spring, this beautiful place becomes the valley of flowers. In summer, this stunning place is the valley of lakes and waterfall; in summer, Kashmir is beautiful green scenery. In winter, Kashmir has a White shawl of snow, and the beauty of snowfall can be seen everywhere. In autumn, Kashmir is a golden yellow and brown valley. Kashmir is a masterpiece of natural beauty on Earth. So, every Weather is the Weather of Kashmir.

According to months, here is a weather and temperature chart, which can help you make a plan to visit beautiful Kashmir.

Travel Season

Min/Max. Temperature Season

March-May

20-30°C Pleasantly warm

June – September

16-30°C

Rainy

November – February 2-11°C

Very Cold

October – November 9-20°C

Mild and Pleasant

 

Some hotels and restaurants in Kashmir

  • The Latil grand palace (Srinagar)
  • Pearl Continental Hotel (Muzaffarabad)
  • Kolahoi Green Heights Gulmarg (Azad Kashmir)
  • Aakas hotel (Muzfarabad)
  • Hill view guesthouse (arangkel)
  • Neelum Valley hotel (shardi)

 

Final Thoughts

If you want to see the real colors and beauty of nature, you ought to visit Kashmir, the Paradise on earth.”

It’s a heaven on earth; this place is not just about the colors and tastes that come together from the perfect palette. It is also in its people, its spirit and its music. Although Kashmir experiences a past in politics, it still has its head high in terms of culture and lifestyle. This saffron and spice grown on its soil are not found anywhere else. That is why the rulers, travelers, and ordinary people of the centuries have stood in awe of heaven. So much so that they were forced to return as many times as possible.

Thank you For Being with me!

Cheers!

 

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3 comments

Muhammad Musab Mujahid June 7, 2021 - 10:12 am

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Rabia Noreen June 8, 2021 - 8:16 am

really informative, your all work is really good but the beauty of Kashmir is just amazing

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Hassan Raza June 11, 2021 - 8:22 am

“MAN CANNOT DISCOVER NEW OCEANS UNLESS HE HAS THE COURAGE TO LOSE SIGHT OF THE SHORE.”

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