Kashmir can be best defined as the heaven on earth. Its alluring emerald green landscapes with a backdrop of magnificent Himalayan peaks truly define the beauty of this valley. It is a beguiling spot that was ruled by different dynasties like Dogra and Mughal and later by the British. Kashmir invites tourist from different parts of country for spending a vacation in the laps of nature.
Set amidst the nature and beckoned by the snow capped peaks of Himalayas, Kashmir is perched between the Pir Panjal and Himalayan ranges. The elevation varies between 6000-16,000 feet above sea level. Due to a massive elevation the climate of Kashmir remains cold amid year. The winters experience temperatures that drop below 0 degrees, whereas, the summers remain pleasant and mercury level stays below 15 degrees. The higher areas of Kashmir comprise of rocky terrains with no vegetation and are covered with ice throughout the year.
The heaven on earth is a mesmerizing place. Places like Gulmarg and Sonmarg, Zanskar, Pahalgam, Dachigam, Dal Lake etc. are awe-inspiring attractions in Kashmir. One can visit different temples and tourist spots in Kashmir as well. The valley boasts Muslim populace in a majority and Kashmiri language is spoken primarily.