Kashmir is considered to be one of the most beautiful places on earth.
With the mesmerizing view of lakes, green alpine meadows, beautiful valleys, and home to the world's largest and highest peaks, Kashmir is a treasure trove of natural treasures. A land with a long historical and cultural heritage, Kashmir has always been a place of interest for travelers. You also must have heard many stories about Kashmir and its beauty. However, visiting Kashmir is a completely different experience. If you have Kashmir on your travel bucket list, we have listed a few best places to visit in Kashmir.

I. Pahalgam

Pahalgam Valley (Image Source: Unsplash, Asim Hamid)

Located at the converging point of the Sheshnag and Lidder river, Pahalgam valley has mesmerizing landscapes. It was once a shepherd's village. Now, the blissful valley offers you adventurous trekking, alpine grasslands, lush green forests, enchanting picnic spot, and tall fir trees.

Pahalgam also serves as a gateway to other tourist places, like Aru valley, Betaab valley, Kohaloi Glacier, etc. You can reach Pahalgam either by foot or by pony ride. You can savor the yak milk's tea on stoppage joints along the valley. So, when are you going? Plan your holidays, book an hourly hotel in Jammu and visit this natural beauty.

II. Sonmarg

Sonmarg (Image Source: Unsplash, Ankur Khandelwal)

Located in the north-western region of Srinagar, Sonmarg lies at an altitude of 2730 meters. Sonmarg means the 'carpet of gold'. The name's meaning fully translates to the widespread blossoming of yellow crocus plants, especially during the spring season. This astounding countryside place serves as a perfect destination for family vacations.

You can adore stunning views of glaciers, emerald grasslands, scenic lakes, refreshing mountain snow, and trees. Sonmarg houses three rivers, Lidder, Kishanganga & Sind. This iconic place also serves as a starting point for Thajiwas Glacier's trek. Sounds so blissful & thrilling, right? So, pack your bags, book an hourly hotel in Jammu for your cost-effective stay and visit this marvel land.

III. Gulmarg

Gulmarg (Image Source: Unsplash, Digjot Singh)

When the entire landscape is covered in snow, this small place of heaven of Kashmir valley shines bright in winter. Due to this reason, you can explore several snow adventure sports in Gulmarg, like snowboarding, skiing, heli-skiing, etc. During summers, the landscape of Gulmarg is more poetic! Gondola rides through impressive valleys and hills covered with clouds & mist are a must. Sounds so surreal, right? Plan your holidays, stay in an hourly hotel in Jammu and visit this stunning tourist place.

IV. Betaab Valley

Betaab Valley (Image Source: https://vargiskhan.com)

Situated five kilometers from Pahalgam, Betaab valley is the favorite destination for the movie's shooting location. Famous Bollywood movies like Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) and Kasmir ki Kali (1964) shot various scenes of their movies here. Besides being a secluded location, Betaab Valley offers you lush green lands, snow-capped hills & mountains, and calming water streams. Sounds so serene? Plan your trip to Kashmir and stay in an hourly hotel in Jammu for your cost-effective stay.

V. Srinagar

Wular Lake in Srinagar (Image Source: Unsplash, Raisa Nastukova)

Quoted as the soul of Kashmir valley, Srinagar is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kashmir. You will adore green mountains, the poised waters of Wular lake, and plants & trees inside the clear waters of the lake while on shikara rides. Explore Asia's most extensive Tulip Gardens and the only floating market of India in Srinagar. Chinar trees on the sides of roads and apple orchards make the city more colorful. So, when are you visiting this heaven on Earth? Pack your bags, book rooms in hourly hotels in Jammu, and visit these mind blowing places in Srinagar.

VI. Doodhpathri

Doodhpathri (Image Source: Unsplash, Abdul Muiz Khan)

Located at an altitude of 8957 meters from sea level, Doodhpathri is one of the most charming places in Kashmir. In English translation, doodhpathri means 'the valley of milk'. It's believed that once a Kashmiri saint prayed here for water, but when he pricked the ground with his stick, milk came out in place of water. He was asked if the milk would be used only for drinking, not for washing. Upon that question, the milk miraculously changed its state to water! Since then, it's believed that water flowing through this valley has a milky appearance. You can cherish green and lush forests, pine, deodar, and fir trees around this hill station. Sounds so breathtaking, right? Book rooms in an hourly hotel in Jammu and visit this 'wow' place.

VII. Warwan Valley

Warwan Valley (Image Source: https://freepresskashmir.news)

Situated three hours drive from Anantnag city of Jammu district, Warwan valley has a flowing crystal clear water valley and alluring forest views. You can explore soul-searching mystic views of the Warwan river which becomes a source for enchanting Kanital Glacier and other picturesque landscapes. Sounds so thrilling? Drive down to the Warwan valley and rest in an hourly hotel in Jammu after your tiring day. Make sure to book an hourly hotel from MiStay so that you can pay only for the time you stay.

Final Words

To summarize, Kashmir is a treasure trove for those who love tourist destinations. It is a paradise for adventure seekers. The scenic landscape and the natural splendor of Kashmir enthrall every tourist from across the world. They enjoy every moment of their stay in this heaven on earth.

Kashmir is a land of lakes and mountains, where you can find peace with less noise. It is a land of surprises. It is a paradise for adventure lovers, nature lovers, and people who are looking for a gateway to explore the unexplored side of Kashmir. You will be mesmerized by the charisma of Kashmir which has a soothing aura that will help you to forget all the tensions and worries of this world. So what are you waiting for? Hurry up and get your hourly hotels' booking done from MiStay!