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Jammu and Kashmir is the northern most Himalayan state in the country of India.This is the only state in India which has two capitals. Jammu serves as the capital in winter and Srinagar serves as the capital in summer. House boating is the main tourist activity in Srinagar. The beautiful house boats of Srinagar floats in the enchanting Dal Lake. Jammu and Kashmir also contains one of the most visited temples in India such as the Vaishno Devi temple at Amarnath. It is estimated that over half million people visit this temple during the festive season. The important places to visit in Jammu and Kashmir are Jammu, Kashmir, Leh, Ladakh, Katra, and Srinagar. The Kashmir valley stretches over a distance of 84 miles from south-east to north-west.
The climate in this valley is cooler than Jammu. In October the temperature falls below 10 degree Celsius and it is the time when the tourism cease. Leh is situated at a height of 3500m above the sea level. The Leh palace is the prime attraction here which was erected by a king named Sengge Namgyal in the 17th centaury. Katra is situated at the baseof the Trikuta Mountains. The Vaishno Devi temple is located in the Trikuta Mountains. This makes the city of Katra also a busy place. Katra is at a distance of 42km from Jammu. Ladakh is famous for its provisions for trekking. During winter the temperature here may drop below -20 degree Celsius. Jammu is the winter capital and it is a home for lot of temples, hence the name City of Temples. All the requirements needed to visit all these places are provided in our tour packages in Kashmir ensuring safe and enjoyable stay in Kashmir.
The prime attraction in Srinagar is the beautiful Dal Lake houseboats. Dal Lake has a length of 8km and it is the second largest lake in the state spread over an area of 26sq km. There are some small islands towards the western part of the lake. Flower plants are cultivated on boats known as floating gardens. It is truly a mesmerizing view to watch these gardens float in the lake. You won’t ever forget the time you spent on these house boats and the magical attraction that the Dal Lake offers. The history of houseboats dates back to the time of British rule in India. When land grants are taken away from the people of Jammu they made these house boats their home.
Our tour packages provide you with all the requirements necessary for making your stay in Jammu enjoyable. You can get the best of the house boats that can take you to see all the beautiful locations in the Dal Lake. These house boats are very spacious and are decorated well. It will grant you a luxurious and cozy ride through the Dal Lake. There will be a cook and a caretaker for you in every house boats. Never miss an opportunity to enjoy this delightful ride in the house boats
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