City Of Ice & Mountain

Strategically located, the State of Jammu and Kashmir constitutes the northern most extremity of India,
The National Highway 1-A connects the capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu with rest of the country. There are daily passenger trains connecting Jammu with most of the major cities of the country, The State ranks 6th in area and 17th in population among the States and Union Territories of India. The State consists of 14 districts, 59 tehsils, 119 blocks, 3 municipalities, 54 towns and notified area committee, 6,477 inhabited villages and 281 uninhabited villages.

Attractions in Jammu and Kashmir, around and from Jammu and Kashmir

  • Gulmarg Gulmarg's legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Originally called 'Gaurimarg' by shepherds, its present name was

  • Pahalgam Situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from Sheshnag Lake and the Lidder river, Pahalgam (2,130 m) was once a humble shepherd's village with breathtaking views. Now it is Kashmir's premier

  • Sonamarg The drive to Sonamarg is through the Sindh Valley which presents yet another spectacular facet of countryside in Kashmir. Situated at an altitude of 2730 m, Sonamarg ('The meadow of gold') has, as its

  • Srinagar Srinagar is located in the heart of the Kashmir valley at an altitude of 1,730 m above sea level. Srinagar is a resort for the tourist who can experience, at first hand, the peculiar beauty of the val

  • Zanskar Zanskar is a tri-armed valley system situated between the Great Himalayan Range and the Zanskar mountains, the three arms radiating star-like towards the west, north and south from a wide central expa