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10 Must-To-Do Things in Kashmir

Kashmir is one of those destinations where more you stay is less. There are so many things to do in the valley that you might get confused where to start from. Therefore to make it an easy experience for you, here we have shortlisted the 10 best things to do in Kashmir which shouldn’t miss at all-

Romancing the water on Shikhara Ride

Srinagar will be your base place hence you would be having ample time to explore the town. Start with Shikara Ride where you can enjoy the wonders of water body. The water here is still but you won’t find a single mosquito breeding here. You can float around and relish the beauty of Srinagar landscape.

Zoom across Skiing in Gulmarg

Gulmarg is famous for the kind of skiing experience it offers. The white snow sheath in the town is luring enough to be resisted by anyone. So what you don’t know the trick, hire the instructor or try out by yourself, just by looking others.

Road trip to Sonamarg

Sonamarg is one of the famous getaways around Srinagar where you have to visit compulsorily. Driving through Sonamarg is an ultimate experience in itself. You can’t escape the beauty of snow clad mountains which will take your heart away.

Stay on a House Boat

Wherever you go, you stay in hotel. But Kashmir offers you the chance to spend a night in waters. Hire a houseboat for overnight and experience the luxury of riches and royals.

Enjoy the orange Sunset

Wherever you go, whether its Gulmarg or Sonamarg or local Srinagar, just don’t miss the orange sunset in the valley. The best time to experience the beautiful moment is Dec-Feb.

Shopping in local market

Get some of the original Kashmiri handicraft from the local market. However, it would be tough for you to identify the authentic one, hence take your guide along. You can also buy pure saffron, the speciality of Kashmir.

Feel the height at Gulmarg Gondola ride

Gulmarg Gondola is one of the highest cable car ride in the world. You can experience the breezy winds here while exploring LOC from you naked eye. It is an experience of lifetime, which you shouldn’t miss.

Taste the authentic Kaba

Although it would taste a bit different but believe me it would give your taste buds the most amazing experience that you couldn’t forget.

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Destination Gulmarg

Gulmarg is 56 km from Srinagar and is known for winter sports. Skiing, tobogganing, Snowboarding, and heli skiing are some of the popular sports practiced in the region. The area is also known for hosting world’s highest golf course, built during British reign. It is also one of the itinerary in Srinagar tour packages and is covered usually first day of the trip. It takes almost two hours to reach the place from Srinagar city. The private cabs are available till Tanmarg, post that chained cabs are available that further charges up to Rs 2000.

Gulmarg Gondola is another main attraction of Gulmarg that makes it famous among international tourist. It is one of the highest point where cable cars are operated. Sledge carts, skiing are other activities that you can enjoy at Gulmarg but are often over priced as tourism is the only medium of earning here. It is better to negotiate here cordially as locals have monopoly and getting into quarrel is not a solution. You can spend entire day in Gulmarg but if it is raining, it is better to get down before the sun sets. The best time to visit Gulmarg is every time as the weather remains immensely pleasant during April to August. While in winters, it is very cold. You can enjoy snowfall here in the month of January and February, when there is minimum 8 ft. snow.

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