Srinagar lies on the banks of is the Jhelum River in the Kashmir Valley. It is the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir and one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Kashmir. The biggest attraction of Srinagar is the Dal Lake, the Nagin Lake and the Jhelum River. Get enchanted in the beauty of the valley with a Shikara ride and visit Mughal Gardens which was created by Mughal Emperor Jehangir for his wife.
Pahalgam is situated near the Sheshnag and Aru Rivers and it is surrounded by mountains. The main tourist attraction in Pahalgam are Chandanwari, Betaab Valley and Aru valley. Enjoy the scenic Mini Switzerland or Baisaran with a Pony Ride. If you are looking for some adventure, indulge in the white water rafting which is a must do attraction in Pahalgam. Pahalgam also offers trekking as one of the most sought after activities, the most famous treks here are Pahalgam-Sonmarg trek and treks to Sheshnag Lake, Kolahoi Glacier and Chandanwari. Chandawari which is 16km from Pahalgam is the starting point for Amarnath Yatra, it is organized every year in Sawan according to Hindu calendar and is considered to be the most holy pilgrimage.
Gulmarg is known to have one of the worlds highest Gondola (3995 meters) and the highest green golf course in the world. Gulmarg is the country’s premier ski resort in winter; the skiing season is from December till early April. The refreshing meadows, grassy slopes and green pastors are the main attractions of Gulmarg.
Sonmarg also known as “Meadow of Gold” is located about 100 kms from Srinagar. The biggest highlight of Sonmarg is the beautiful Sindh River, which flows from the height of the snowy mountains. Sonamarg is also famous for trout fishing. Sonamarg is the starting point to many trekking points. Every corner of Himalaya is covered by a lake and so is Sonamarg which adds to the beauty of the place.