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Kashmir is known for its unearthly beauty, which has earned it the sobriquet of being the " Paradise on Earth". Kashmir Valley is part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in north India. The decade old political and civil turmoil in the region has not taken anything away from the beauty of Kashmir. With peace returning to the Kashmir Valley, it has now become a tourist hot spot owing to its amazing cultural diversity, the sheer beauty of the mighty Himalayas, and the green valleys whose beauty has attracted a horde of migrants from West Asia and Central Asia down the ages.

Jammu : Jammu valley is one of the three major regions of Jammu and Kashmir. The capital of the state, also known as Jammu, is a famous pilgrimage destination for the devout, and one of the major tourist spots of Kashmir.

Srinagar : Srinagar is aptly named the "City of Lakes". With a mixed Hindu, Mughal and Sikh past, the city is an amalgamation of various cultural influences. Srinagar is one of the major tourist spots of Kashmir owing to its pleasant weather and many tourist attractions, which include the iconic Dal Lake, the Mughal Gardens and the Hazratbal Shrine.

Gulmarg : Gulmarg's beauty pulls at the heartstrings, making your Kashmir tour itinerary incomplete without a visit to this spot of Paradise On Earth. Gulmarg has been popular with Emperors and shepherds, Sultans and farmers, alike for its grassy knolls and a profusion of wild flowers. The major tour attractions of Gulmarg include the world's highest golf course and ski resort

Pahalgam : Pahalgam is one of the most picturesque mountain resorts of Kashmir. The major tourist attractions of Pahalgam are the myriad trekking routes, the nature trails, the skiing resorts and the Pahalgam wildlife sanctuary.

Leh : Leh, the capital of Ladakh, is a popular, if unconventional, tourist spot of Kashmir. The cold desert surrounding the city is visited by scores of tourists looking for a place off the beaten path. Leh is a known as a center for Buddhist culture and religion, and the many monasteries, temples and Gomphas dotting the city is a testimony of the piety and religiosity of the people.