Places to visit in Kashmir in May-June
Places to visit in Kashmir in May or June are more are less same. Roads are clear and weather is awfully pleasant which makes it a most desirable destination for people who are scorching heat of the Indian plains. Although Kashmir is a perfect and most desirable destination in all seasons for all travellers group no matter they are couples, family or friends. Where you will see snow-capped mountains and deodar trees, frozen lakes, snow fall and snow and snow everywhere in winters and on the other hand lush of greenery, flowers and flowers, orchids loaded with apples, tulip gardens, skiing, trekking, mountaineering, trout fishing, white water rafting, camping and what more in summers.
In other words May-June is the perfect month for Kashmir travel. Especially for the families Kashmir is the first choice for vacations as kids schools went off in summers. Kashmir is a perfect place for a break for families and full of adventures for kids and children.
In the month of May-June, you can easily access to all places of Kashmir very easily as all the roads are clear in this time. You will find snow o the mountains tops as well as there is lush greenery everywhere in the valley. You will enjoy a lot while travelling from one place to another. Below are the top 10 places where you can visit in May-June and enjoy the fullest.
Being the capital of Kashmir, Srinagar is the most frequent place in Kashmir for tourist. Also Srinagar has abundantly gifted by Mother Nature. Shikara ride on Dal lake and Nagin lake in the evening is like you are floating on melted silver. Shopping during Shikara ride is also an amazing experience. You can have a sip of kahwa or tea during your ride and passing through old market in dal lake take you in the past for a while. It seems that time has stopped for a while. You can feel and see that how rich is Kashmiri culture and how their next generation are trying to carry forward the legacy. You can see lots of garments, wooden and metal handicraft shops in Dal lake while your Shikara ride. Apart from it please visit to Hazratbal shrine, Jama Masjid and Shankaracharya temple to see the heritage of Kashmir. You can go to Shalimar bagh and Mughal garden which will take you back in the history of Mughals times in India. Dachigam wildlife century is worth a visit to watch migratory birds. In the month of May there is lot more to see in nearby area of Srinagar like tulip gardens and saffron fields will make you spellbound for a while.
After Srinagar, Gulmarg is the second most visited and loved place by the tourists. Gulmarg is a truly gifted place by nature and it is worth every penny to visit Gulmarg. Without visiting your travel could not be considered as completed. Jaw dropping landscapes of Gulmarg will definitely make you speechless to describe the beauty of this place in words. One of the biggest attractions of Gulmarg is Gandola, the highest cable rope ride in the world. You can feel the thrill and excitement of Gandola only after riding on it. To avoid the long queue for tickets it is always better to book it online. There are two stops in that ride. First at Kungdoor and then second and the highest one called Aparwath. The highest stop will take you around 13000 feet above from the sea level. At that point you will feel at top of the world. As per views of almost every visitor that beauty of nature from that place cannot be described in words. It is better to go there and watch yourself. Trekking, mountaineering and skiing are some other attractions in Gulmarg.
What to describe about Pahalgam, it’s got everything whatever you wish for. It is the most another beautiful place in the Kashmir. Enjoy a pony ride to Baisaran which is popularly famous as mini Switzerland in Kashmir. You will get lost the beauty of Baisaran for a while. If you are a walk lover then you can trek as well to Baisaran. Lush green and scenic meadow of Aru and Betaab valley will take your breath away and trekking to Kohli glacier will surely make you thrilled from inside. White rafting down the Lidder river is one of the most favourite place for adventure lover. Pahalgam is must visit place indeed.
Loaded with many lakes of fresh water Sonmarg is blessed by Mother Nature. Sonmarg is popularly famous for trout fishing which is a popular activity by many travellers. Krishnasar lake is few kilometres away from Sonmarg. It is a popular and famous place among tourist for many activities. Top view from Vishnasar lake is truly amazing experience and worth every penny to be there.
Splendid and lush green beauty of Kishtwar is surrounded by mountains. Indeed Kishtwar is a very beautiful place in Kashmir. If you are walk lover then a long walk through the dense pine and deodar forest is a unforgettable experience. And if you are in Kishtwar then do not forgot to visit Paddar. Paddar is a famous place for its ruby and sapphire mines and it doesn’t matter you can afford or it not. Hot water spring Tatta Pani is equally famous among travellers to take a dip.
For couples Bhaderwah is a great option to visit in Kashmir. And if you are planning for your honeymoon in Kashmir then Bhaderwah should be included in your tour itinerary. The place is blessed with unmatched natural beauty and due to this it is famous by its nickname as mini Kashmir. The town is loaded with dense deodar and pine forest and many water streams in this place adds tons of beauty to Bhaderwah.
Gurez is a beautiful valley in Kashmir situated at 8000 feet above sea level. Kishanganga river with clear blue water flows through the place and either side of the mountains scarps added indescribable beauty of this place. Gurez is perhaps one of the most popular destinations among the travellers and beautiful places in whole Kashmir lush with natural landscapes and scenic view. The valley comes in the ancient silk route. Gurez is loaded with distinct flora and fauna which includes Himalayan brown bear and snow leopard. Many travellers enjoys water rafting down to Kishanganga river.
Patnitop is a beautiful and one of the most popular destinations in Udhampur district situated in the banks of river Chenab. Patnitop provides you an amazing scenic view of Shivalik range loaded with dense and tall cedar and pine trees. Patnitop is one of the amazing place for adventure lover. One of the most popular thing is paragliding and along with that rappelling, camping and rock climbing are other attractions.
Pulwama is famous for its indescribable grandeur for large saffron fields. Pulwama is truly blessed by nature and famous for its splendid lakes of Nagberan, Marsar and Tarsar. Anyone who is interested in wildlife must visit to Shikargarh. Another must go place in Pulwama is Aripal Nag which is famous for its natural water springs and do not forgot to take a dip in magical waters.
As it is described by its name which is derived from Sanskrit means “countless springs”, Anantnag is a land of natural water springs such as Nag Bal, Salak Nag and Malik Nag. In Kashmiri language Nag is defined by water. The spectacular springs of Verinag will definitely make you spellbound for some moment and breathtakingly views of gardens in Kokernag are speechless. One of the best attractions of Anantnag is ruins of Martand (Sun) temple (build in 500AD) which is one of the most important archaeological sites in India. This temple is the best example of typical Aryan structure which was present in Aryan Kashmir. Even in today’s date everyone get overwhelmed and drown in surprise over the art and skill of the builders of world famous Martand temple merely just looking at its ruins. This temple indeed reveals the glorious past and impressive architecture of the area.
Read Also: An evening at Dal Lake! Srinagar, Kashmir
In short Kashmir valley is extremely picturesque almost anywhere you would visit. Splendid beauty loaded with lush greenery as well as snow-capped mountains, traps of fresh clear water rivers which can definitely quench you thirst, sparkling water springs and lakes, rich meadow, dense forest of deodar, cedar, lindens, willow and walnut trees, beautiful apple orchids, large fields of tulip gardens and saffron around the Kashmir will make it undisputedly one of best travel destination for all people.
Jazzmin Travels, based in capital of Kashmir, Srinagar is one of the most trusted Kashmir travel operator in the valley. Call +91-9596322322 or email them at email@example.com to ask for a free quote of your travel requirements.
Think Kashmir – Think Jazzmin
“Nobody knows Kashmir better than us”