Visit Jammu and Kashmīr

Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state in India, known for its mountainous landscapes, beautiful valleys and stunning lakes. Its picturesque landscape makes it a popular destination for tourists looking to explore the unique terrain of India. From trekking in Gulmarg to skiing at Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir boasts some of the most spectacular trekking routes in India.

The region also has a long history that dates back to the 3rd century BC when it was ruled by Hindu kings who built forts, temples and palaces throughout the region. A must-visit tourist locations are Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden located on banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar and Shankaracharya Temple on top of Gopadari Hill overlooking downtown Srinagar. It is an interesting fact that Emperor Ashoka introduced Buddhism to Jammu and Kashmir in 3rd century BC making it one of the first places where Buddhism spread outside India.