Top Trekking Destinations in Jammu and Kashmir

Here is the list of 11 Top Trekking Destinations in Jammu and Kashmir

1. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir - The Skiing School and Honeymoon

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Known For : Gulmarg Gondola Skiing in Gulmarg Alpather Lake

420 active cases 199 in last 7 days

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.

Best Time: October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 11,000

2. Amarnath, Jammu & Kashmir - A haven for pilgrims.

3.5 /5

Known For : Amarnath Cave Amarnath Yatra Baltal

173 active cases 39 in last 7 days

Amarnath is one of the most important pilgrimage in India for the worshippers of Lord Shiva. The Amarnath cave is haven to an enshrined image of ice called the Shivaling formed naturally, which resembles Lord Shiva.

Best Time: May to September

View packages starting from ₹ 4,514

3. Patnitop, Jammu & Kashmir - Photographer's paradise

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Known For : Nathatop Paragliding in Patnitop Skiing in Patnitop

99 active cases 57 in last 7 days

With endless meadows and panoramic views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas, Patnitop is a perfect place to experience nature at its picturesque best and widest.

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 7,000

4. Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir

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Known For : Aru Valley Betaab Valley Lidder River

166 active cases 29 in last 7 days

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.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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5. Vaishno Devi, Jammu & Kashmir - The Holy Caves

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Known For : Vaishno Devi Mandir Ardhkuwari Bhairavnath Temple Vaishno Devi

19 active cases 13 in last 7 days

Located in Trikuta hills, 13 km from Katra at the height of 1560 m above sea level with bright clouds and thinning air, this town is the holy cave temple of Mata Vaishnodevi, with spirituality and vibrancy lingering in the atmosphere.

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 4,216

6. Sanasar, Jammu & Kashmir - A quieter, lesser known adventure

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Known For : Paragliding Wilderness Adventure Camps(WAC) Naag Mandir

62 active cases 8 in last 7 days

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.

Best Time: April to June

7. Sonamarg, Jammu & Kashmir

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Known For : Thajiwas Glacier Zoji-La Pass Vishansar Lake

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Sonamarg is a town with snow-covered flower-laden fields, surrounded by majestic glaciers and serene lakes which casts subtle spells on the visitors.

Best Time: May to October

View packages starting from ₹ 16,500

8. Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir

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Known For : Pangong Lake Magnetic Hill Zanskar Valley

A land like no other with superabundance of attractions to visit and phantasmagoric and fabulous landscapes, amazing people and culture, Ladakh is truly a heaven on Earth.

Best Time: Jun to Sep

View packages starting from ₹ 8,000

9. Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir

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Known For : Aharbal Waterfall Tarsar and Marsar Lake Kungwattan

235 active cases 127 in last 7 days

Pulwama, a small town in Srinagar district, is famous for its apple orchards, waterfalls, natural springs and scenic valleys.

Best Time: Throughout the year

10. Hemis, Jammu & Kashmir - Home to the Snow Leopard Capital of India

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Known For : Hemis National Park Hemis Monastery Gotsang Gompa

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With beautiful paintings and peaceful serenity, Hemis envelops you in its calmness while the landscape adds to its pulchritude.

Best Time: April to June

11. Khilanmarg, Jammu & Kashmir

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Known For : Alpather Lake Gondola Cable Car, Gulmarg Gulmarg

416 active cases 207 in last 7 days

Khilanmarg is miniature valley set at a 6 km walk and 2000 feet above one of the most sought after tourist destinations in J&K - Gulmarg.

Best Time: May to September, November to February

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