Wanting to visit heaven on earth, no other place than Kashmir would live up to this remark. Roads all cleared up and flower-laden valley blooming up in summer, making it the ideal destination during this season. The best part of this destination is be any age-group or any season, this destination is open for all. Kashmir in summer makes it an ideal experience of scenic landscape while winter makes it ideal for skiing. It is a must-visit destination for all once in their lifetime. From mesmerizing views to activities like horse riding, river rafting and golfing is what this beautiful destination beholds for you. Despite the untouched beauty, usually the major question arising when planning your trip to Kashmir is its safety. However, rest assured, this destination is equally safe unlike any other destination of India.
Yet, looking out for more reasons as for why you should visit Kashmir this summer. Your wait ends here!! Read through to know how?
5 Reasons as for why Kashmir is the best summer destination of India:
- Dal lake awaits!
Dal lake, which is an integral destination for tourist while visiting Kashmir is at best of its beauty during summer. The lake is famous for its houseboats, shikhara rides, floating markets and gardens. In order to get the most out of it, take a ride in the dusk as the lake comes into life during this time. From captivating views, one can come across floating markets selling food items to artefacts. In short, your visit to Kashmir would be incomplete if not visited this lovely lake.
- Ride away in Gondola:
Kashmir since ages is being called the Switzerland of India. Visit Switzerland and have not tried your hands on a gondola ride, seems impossible, right? Similar is the case while here in Kashmir. Head down to Gulmarg to ride the world largest cable car ride. From mesmerizing snow-cladded mountains to magnificent meadow is what one can capture en-route the ride.
- Climate is apt for its scenery:
Summer season is what makes it even more pleasant to enjoy the destination at its utmost. The whole valley blossoms up during this season, make it even more worth visiting. From beautiful gardens such as Shalimar Garden and Dilshat garden to the popular destinations of Betaab valley in Pahalgam or hill station of Sonamarg, one can experience the untouched beauty at its best. One should also visit the largest gold course of the country while here. What better way to beat the heat?
- How can one miss, houseboat stays?
A visit to Kashmir is definitely complete without a night stay in a houseboat. From budget ones to exquisite ones, can find your stay suiting your budget. Imagine waking up amidst the lake to amazing scenery of mountains or the ripples of the river acting as a lullaby at night. Although one can get a houseboat stay in hotel booking websites, however, it is best to contact the owners of the houseboat directly to get best of rates especially summer being peak seasons.
- Old is gold!
While in Kashmir, never miss out the old part of the town to rewind the history. Age old mosques such as Jama Masjid and Shah-i-Hamdan to relive Mughal architecture. There is a wide range of forts, monuments, temples and palaces which are also reasons to add Kashmir as your destination for this summer break.
What are you still waiting for? Pack your backs to escape the scorching heat this summer through your trip to Kashmir!!