Things to do in Kashmir

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Much has been said and written about the beauty and joy of Kashmir. It is a heavenly and beautiful region of the vast Himalayan region, worthy of the crown jewels of Mother India.” You can book tour packages for Kashmir tour at the best prices. We have compiled a list of things to do during your more adventurous trip to Kashmir. 

1. Houseboat Stay

Living on a vibrant and beautiful houseboat in Kashmir is one of the most perfect experiences in Srinagar. Similar to (and smaller than) traditional inns, these beautiful floating boats offer a traditional experience combined with modern comforts. You can relax indoors. When you’re feeling down and want to relax, you can focus your energies on the ship’s balcony while taking in the overall splendor. Sit in the royal dining room of Kashmir and enjoy a Kashmiri lunch cooked on the boat. They will come back and stay for a much longer period to spend time with their newfound friends in beautiful Srinagar.

2. Paragliding

The magnificent Parimahal, also known as the Fairy Palace, is his seven-story garden perched atop the Zabarwan Mountains and overlooking Srinagar. What could be more fun than exploring the city by paragliding? Get ready for the most fun Kashmir tour ever. A rare aerial view of the city allows you to see the city’s pristine lakes and beautiful gardens all at once, leaving you wanting more.

If a traveler wants to enjoy this sport, he should visit between May he June or September he October.

Kashmir Solo Travel Budget

Kashmir is one of the most expensive travel destinations in India. For an economical trip, you need to travel with 3 people. Most hotels have rooms for three, which offsets taxi fares. We have indicated the approximate cost in INR where possible

One-way taxi fares for day trips (Sommag, Falgam, Gulmarg, Dodpatri) range from Rs.2700 to Rs.3000 depending on vehicle type. The cheapest way to get around Srinagar is by sharing a sumo car (similar to Chennai’s shared auto).

Visiting Mosques and Islamic Places of Worship

Kashmir has some beautiful Islamic places of worship. I have seen some mosques from the outside, but since I am not Muslim, I did not have the opportunity to pray inside the mosques. Therefore, visiting Jamia Masjid, Kanka-e Mullah Shrine and Hazaratbal Mosque in Srinagar were the highlights of my trip. Please wear clothing that fully covers your body and covers your head as a sign of respect

Khanqah-e-Moula Shah-e-Hamadan Masjid

Shah-e-Hamadan Masjid is the first khanqah (mosque) associated with a specific saint in the Kashmir Valley. It was first built in 1395 AD to commemorate Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani, who brought Islam to Kashmir. The current building is wooden and decorated with ornate chandeliers and paper machine decorations. There are several stories about Kali temples and how Hindus converted to Islam. Jamia Masjid is known for its tall wooden columns, while Hazaratbar is known for its white domes and traditional vaulted architecture.

Nature activities

Skiing and other snow activities are Kashmir’s main attractions in winter, but there is little you can do in summer or when it rains. Paragam, Sonmarg, and Gulmarg offer hill hiking and horseback riding. The Gulmarg Trail has Pakka Road, but at Pahalgam, horses run up hills. It rained all the time in Pahalgam except when we were riding, so the slopes were muddy and slippery. The horse steward slipped at least three times. Pay Rs. 1400 for a 10-12 km ride from Pahalgam to Baisalon for up to 2 hours.

A specialty of Kashmir?

Visited a restaurant serving Kashmiri local cuisine, wanted to experience and explore as much as possible and learn more about the place. The price was reasonable and the quantity was sufficient. The food was very good. Kashmir kewa is a must for this weather and keeps you warm. Kashmir Wazwan is a must-try at a local restaurant during your Kashmir trip. Some of the famous Kashmiri dishes are:

  1. Rogan Josh
  2. Dum Aloo
  3. Modur Pulao
  4. Yakhni Lamb Curry
  5. Kashmiri Muji Gaad

What to pack?

The weather here is unpredictable. I think it was summer, but it was raining all the time. Average temperatures ranged from 5 degrees (Gulmarg) to the more tolerable 12 degrees in Srinagar. So I put on a sweater/jacket, a wool Phelan (tunic), and a raincoat and walked around


Blessed with the wonders of Mother Nature and rich culture, a tour to Kashmir offers a unique once-in-a-lifetime experience. High peaks, pilgrimage sites, religious centers, temples, mosques, spiritual centers, and trekking routes are enough to make you want to buy the Kashmir tour package and visit this paradise on earth.

Inspired by the Raj period, the lake has gondola-shaped taxi boats, commonly known as ‘fleets’, that take children to school and tourists to houseboats. Find a Kashmir vacation package and explore the unique side of Dal Lake. B. A wheel or floating garden consisting of frosted vegetation cut from the bottom of a lake and towed to a nearby convenient location.

Once in a lifetime, check out Kashmir’s holiday offers and enjoy a stay on a wonderful Dal Lake houseboat. Don’t forget to visit Nishatbagh, the terraced gardens of the Mughal Empire and the most attractive tourist spot in nearby Srinagar.

Also Read: World’s Highest Mountain Peaks: Annapurna

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