Know What Lies In The Beautiful State Of Kashmir With Kashmir Tour Packages?

8/16/2019 RAWAT 0 Comments

Kashmir is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Indian sub-continent. Its breathtaking beauty makes it a famous tourist spot for Tourists. This state is termed as the “heaven on earth” in the entire Asian continent. Here are some of the facts about Kashmir.

·         It’s special status;The constitution of India has an article called Article 370. This article gave complete state autonomy. This has made the land of Kashmir a disputed land. The state has it’s own flag, until recently, when the article was finally scraped off, and Kashmir was acclaimed to be a union territory.

·         Its history:Hinduism was the first religion to flourish in the beautiful valley. Later on, other religions such as Buddhism and Islam flourished after the invasion of the Mughals.  Due to article 370, the state had three administration, Jammu and Kashmir under the Indian sub-continent, Azad Kashmir under Pakistan and Aksai Chin under china. 

·         The most popular tourist spots: Kashmir’s unmatched beauty attracts many tourists every year. If you ever plan to visit the valley, you should know the best places to visit in Kashmir are Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, and Pahalgam. Other spots in Kashmir which are worth a visit are, Shalimar Bagh, Chashme Shahi, and Pari mahal. Do not forget to pay a visit to the infamous dal lake, Wular lake, and manasbal lake. All these fallswithin the beautiful valley of Kasmir.

·         Seasons and seasonal capital: The place lies at the extreme north of the country, it is never too hot. Also, there is limited rainfall, so there Is not a rainy season as such. The valley mostly has summer and winter and spring, autumn, summer, and winter.  There is rare fact, which may be many Indians are also unaware about the valley; the place technically has two capitals, Kashmir being the summer capital and Jammu is the winter capital.

·         Dual citizenship: As mentioned already, the Indian constitution has article 370 for Kashmir, which had allowed the place a special status. One of the major facts is that the citizens of this state enjoy dual citizenship, i.e. they can be termed as the citizens of India as well as citizens of Kashmir enjoying exclusive rights.

·         Kashmiris: Kashmiris are mainly Muslims in the valley, the percentage of Hindus, Sikhs, and Buddhists are very less. Kashmiris commonly speak Kashmiri and Urdu. However, people do know how to speak good English in the state.

·         Accommodation: Kashmiris usually have unique accommodation, houseboats or shikhara. Tourists who visit this place can also enjoy the comfortable stay at these houses. Kashmir tour packages usually include houseboat stays.

·         Souvenirs: What should you check out in Kashmir? Their traditional Kashmiri dress, Pheran, the kettles made of copper known as a samovar, kangiris which are earthen fire pots that are wrapped in woven wicker, furniture handcrafted from walnut and other such souvenirs are some things you should check out.

Kashmir is one such valley that one needs to visit at least once in their lifetimes so, get hold of Kashmir tour packagesand visit the place soon.