Activities in Kashmir


Srinagar has all the scenic beauty to let you melt into the tranquillity of the lush green valleys and snow bedded mountains. Srinagar is one of the most visited honeymoon destinations in India.  You can indulge in all kinds of adventure activities in Srinagar. Still, a trek to the nearby Shankaracharya Hill or Hari Parbat will be the best.

Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden – This place is a must-visit tourist spot in Srinagar. Feel the garden and stroll down the hills for some best moments in your Kashmir trip.

TimingsOpen on all the days from 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM

Entry FeesINR 50 for adults and INR 25 for children 

Overnight stay in a houseboat – Enjoy a wonderful stay in the floating rooms with some delicious Kashmiri cuisine and make the best out of your Kashmir trip. 

A standard room in a houseboat will cost you around INR 1500/ Night.

Paragliding in Pari mahal – Enjoy the aerial view of Kashmir by attending a paragliding session at Pari mahal. Don’t miss this if you are looking for some adventure in Kashmir. Gliding is open on all days from 8 AM to 6 PM, and the prices may vary upon the duration of the flight.


Gulmarg is the skier’s paradise; you can try sliding down the slopes, which will send chills down your spine. Gulmarg Gondola is the prime attraction here; you can enjoy a cable car ride towards Apharwat via Kongdori, with some of the best views of Kashmir Valley.

From beginners to professionals, everyone will love the Gulmarg ski high at 8600 feet. The best time to try skiing in Gulmarg is from late December to march.


Sonamarg is a town surrounded by breathtaking glaciers and serene lakes. Take a pony ride to Thajiwas glacier that offers a stunning view of the frozen lake. The Indus River provides an adventurous rafting experience in Sonamarg, which is perfect for experts and beginners.

The best time to go rafting in Sonamarg is from September to November.

Dal Lake

Serene and peaceful Dal Lake will always welcome you for a beautiful shikara ride. Enjoy the dusk rowing down the lake with your loved ones experiencing the culture and tradition of the incredible Kashmir.

You can take the ride on all days of the week from 5 AM to 6 PM. The charges may vary from INR 150 to 600 person depending on the duration and shikara.

Best Hotels to Stay in Kashmir

Hotel Zaryab

Location: near SKAUST University, Shalimar, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190023.

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Jamal Resort

Experience the care and service quality staying in the luxurious Jamal resort, Kashmir. Well-located property and very efficient staff will make your stay easy and memorable. The resort is close to significant attractions like Tulip Garden, Nishat garden, royal springs golf, etc.

Location: JCI Complex, Ishber, Nishat, Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir 191121

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Hotel Pahalgam Retreat

Pahalgam retreat will be the perfect location for a luxurious stay in the woods of Kashmir. Spacious and open rooms will give you the comfort of your home.

Location: Yainer village, Movera Rafting Poing, Pahalgam, 192126

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Hotel Signature

Hotel signature will be the perfect getaway for you if you are looking for a place to take a break from the hustle-bustle life. Go melt into the tranquillity of Gulmarg, staying in of the most luxurious and natural-friendly hotels in Kashmir.

Location: Gulmarg Road, Wahipora (Tangmarg), Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir 193402

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Hotel Vintage

The Vintage Gulmarg redefines luxury with a perfect combination of opulent rooms and suites with amazing views of the Apharwat mountain range and Gulmarg golf course. The Vintage Gulmarg has a distinct taste for those seeking leisure, exclusivity, and relaxation.

Location: 2739, Circular Road, Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir 193403

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Remember This Before Your Kashmir Trip

  1. Uber, Ola Swiggy, or Zomato will not work in Kashmir.
  2. Remember to carry a post-paid sim card. Prepaid cards will not work in Kashmir.
  3. Always carry an original copy of your identity card.
  4. Keep cold creams and moisturizer handy.
  5. Bargain as much as you can while shopping.

FAQs for Kashmir

If you are going on a vacation to Jammu & Kashmir for a week usually amounts to Rs.12,000 for an individual and if there are two people planning for a vacation of 15 days then it will cost around Rs. 49000. Some of the inclusions are hotel stay, meals, sightseeing, houseboat and transfers.

The best time to visit Kashmir begins in March and lasts till October. This is the season when the weather is pleasant when you will get to witness the beautiful flowers and green alpine meadows. You will get to experience beguiling landscapes which will create mesmerising memories which you can cherish for the rest of your life.

For Jammu and Kashmir, you can plan a trip for eight days and seven nights. You must also plan your accommodation well in advance and visit top attractions such as Sonmarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Srinagar. Experience the eternal beauty of Kashmir by choosing some of the bestselling and incredible Kashmir tour packages from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and other popular cities.

The best places to visit in Kashmir are:

  • Srinagar
  • Gulmarg
  • Sonamarg
  • Pahalgam

In addition to these places, there is an option to include Katra and Patnitop in the long Kashmir holiday packages offered by us.

Unless stated otherwise, all hotels are of standard category. They are located in prime locations and are replete with all basic amenities – attached baths with hot and cold water, television, in-house restaurant, and other services of deluxe quality.

The cuisine of Kashmir is a decadent mix of spicy and savory, vegetarian and non-vegetarian, sometimes topped with cream, nuts and raisins. Some of the top dishes of Kashmir are:

  • Rogan Josh (lamb curry with aromatic spices)
  • Aab Gosht (mutton cooked with milk and spices)
  • Kashmiri Pulao (fragrant rice cooked with nuts, saffron, raisins)
  • Matschgand (minced meatball curry)
  • Dum Aloo (spicy potato curry)
  • Lyader Tschaman (cottage cheese curry with cream)
  • Butter tea (tea made with yak butter)
  • Khambir (local baked bread)
  • Yakhni Curry (mutton cooked with curd)
  • Kashmiri Gaad (Fish curry with radish)
  • Haak (Kashmiri greens cooked with spices)

Best adventures to try in Kashmir are:

  • Trekking
  • Paragliding
  • Skiing
  • Mountain biking
  • Hot air ballooning
  • River rafting

Best shopping places in Kashmir are:

  • Zaina Kadal Road
  • Lal Chowk
  • Badshah Chowk
  • Residency Road

If you are a sports enthusiast, and want to enjoy skiing in the midst of snow-capped mountains, then you may head to Gulmarg in the duration of mid-December to mid-March for an exhilarating experience.

If you are browsing through the portal of TravelTriangle, then you can find a plethora of holiday packages for Kashmir ranging from budget to luxurious tour itineraries that not only fit your bill, but also meet your travel requirements.

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