Showing 16 Top Hill Stations in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir is Incredible India's paradise. Each season here has its own peculiar character and distinctive charm. Snow-caped mountains, serene valleys, picturesque skies and pristine lakes make Jammu and Kashmir a major tourist attraction. Main tourist places in Kashmir are Srinagar, Sonamarg and Pahalgam. Gulmarg and Patnitop are well known for adventure sports. Ladakh region is also popular among tourists for its landscapes, monasteries and lakes. Jammu and Kashmir is indeed nature's beauty at its very best.
Here is the list of 16 Top Hill Stations in Jammu and Kashmir
Known For : Kongdori - Gulmarg Gondola | Skiing in Gulmarg | Khilanmarg
Situated at an altitude of 2730 m above sea level, Gulmarg is surrounded by snow covered mountains, lush green meadows, deep ravines, evergreen forested hills and valleys.
Known For : Dal Lake | Mughal Gardens | Shalimar Bagh
Lying on the banks of River Jhelum with deep and mesmerizing valleys cascaded in sky scraping mountains and evergreen beauty, Srinagar symbolizes nature, beauty, harmony and romance.
Known For : Pangong Lake | Shanti Stupa | Tso Moriri Lake
Lying in midst of the Himalayan and Karakoram ranges with superabundance of attractions to visit and phantasmagoric and fabulous landscapes, Ladakh is truly a heaven on Earth.
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Known For : Nathatop | Paragliding in Patnitop | Skiing
With endless meadows lined with towering pine trees and panoramic views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas, Patnitop is a perfect place to experience nature at its best.
Known For : Aru Valley | Betaab Valley | Kolahoi Glacier
With untouched and gorgeous natural beauty, Pahalgam is a feast to the eyes and senses. Submerged in lush greenery and alluring Himalayan ranges, it calls for some moments of requiescence at nature's own home.
Known For : Paragliding | Wilderness Adventure Camps(WAC) | Naag Mandir
One of the lesser known hill stations in Jammu-Kashmir region, Sanasar is an adventure enthusiasts' haven offering various activities such as paragliding, rock climbing, abseiling and trekking.
Known For : Bactarian camel safari | Panamik village | Yarab Tso, Sumur
Amid enormous snow capped and rocky mountains dappled with greenery, reaching out to the pristine skyline, lies Nubra valley. The valley is embellished with Shyok and Nubra river snaking through it and some beautiful luminous monasteries colored with rich shades of golden, red and several others.
Known For : Bahu Fort | Mubarak Mandi Palace | Mansar Lake
Be it the multi-hued flags representing the temples and shrines in the city, the tantalizing aromas that lift and diffuse from its spectacular cuisine or even the snow capped mountains that promise adventure and action, this 'City of Temples' has something to offer to everyone.
Known For : Vaishno Devi Temple | Ardh Kuwari Cave | City Shopping
Located in Trikuta hills 13 Kms from Katra at a height of 1560 m above sea level with shimmering clouds and thinning air, this town is the holy cave temple of Mata Vaishnodevi.
Known For : MoonLand | Lamayuru Monastery | Uleytokpo
Known as the 'place of freedom' and housing the oldest and one of the largest monasteries in Ladakh region, Lamayuru is the place to visit for all those seeking peace and tranquility.
Known For : Hemis High Altitude Wildlife Sanctuary | Hemis Monastery | Gotsang Gompa
With beautiful paintings and peaceful serenity, Hemis envelops you in its calmness while the landscape adds to its pulchritude.
Known For : Amarnath Cave | Amarnath Yatra | Baltal
The Amarnath cave is haven to an enshrined image of ice called the Shivaling formed naturally, which resembles Lord Shiva and hence this is one of the most important pilgrimage in India.
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