Summer Places In Kashmir
A paradise for nature lovers, Kashmir is truly a fantabulous destination for a summer vacation. The exotic views of the snow-clad mountains and pristine lakes leave one awe-struck. Right from the thrilling excursions, sightseeing spots, and beautiful monasteries, to peaceful parks, there are several places to visit in Kashmir during the summer season. So have a look at some fabulous places for an alluring summer vacation-
7. Dachigam National Park
If you are into trekking and mountain climbing, then Pulwama is the perfect place for you. Named the Rice Bowl of Kashmir, Pulwama is a beautiful village that boasts charismatic saffron fields. This place is 40kms from Srinagar. Pulwama is renowned for its rich culture, amiable weather and tranquil atmosphere. Head towards this place between April to October and indulge in trekking and mountaineering for an absolute experience.
One of the fantastic destinations to visit during summers, Kathua is labelled as the city of Sufis as there are numerous Sufi shrines. This place offers one a delightful sight of Kashmir’s history, making it a top choice for history buffs. Head towards this place between May to August and visit the Jasrota fort, or enjoy a picnic at Ujh Barrage.
Head towards this beautiful place, Poonch and experience peace and calmness by paying a visit to the holy shrines- Gurudwara Nangali Sahib and Baksh Sahib. Capture the bewitching views of the seven lakes of Girgan Dhok which will surely be going to allure you. Do not forget to visit the Poonch fort and enjoy trekking with your loved ones. Head towards this destination between May to August and spend a memorable vacation with your family.
Kishtwar is a superb place for a summer vacation. Enjoy camping amidst the lush green deodar forests and pine forests which is one of the exciting things to do in Kishtwar. This place is ideal for wildlife lovers too. Head towards this place between May to August when the weather is pleasant and apt for sightseeing tours.
One of the most loved destinations, Anantnag is renowned for its freshwater springs and lush green gardens. Head towards Daksum and Verinag and witness the true essence of nature. Pay a visit to some revered temples to worship and attain peace. Head towards this marvellous place between May to August.
Another beautiful place to visit during the summers is Doda. Doda is renowned for its Hindu temples- Chandi Mata Temple and Athra Devi temple. This place is apt for adventure lovers as one can indulge in various thrilling activities including rock climbing and trekking on the huge mountains. The perfect time for a visit is between May to August when the weather is quite pleasant and is apt for visiting.
7. Dachigam National Park
A paradise for wildlife lovers, Dachigam National Pak is renowned for its rich flora and fauna. Witness the numerous species of animals and plants here. Enjoy a wildlife tour here between May and June and experience the charming beauty of this place at its best.
Sanasar is one of the superb places to explore during the summer season. This place offers numerous exhilarating activities- paragliding, rock climbing, trekking and abseiling. This place is beautifully surrounded by lush green mountains, trees and pristine lakes. Head towards this marvellous place between April to June for a mesmerizing experience.
Srinagar is undoubtedly one of the most favoured destinations in Kashmir. This place is perfect for a visit during the summer season. From boating to trekking, and bird watching to water skiing, this place has it all. The key highlight of this place is Dal lake which one cannot afford to miss visiting. On your Srinagar tour make your stay in the houseboat, visit the beautiful Mughal gardens or enjoy your Shikara ride for a mesmerizing experience. Head towards this destination between March to June.
(Srinagar > Sonmarg > Gulmarg)