The state of Jammu and Kashmir is the sixth largest in India in terms of land area. You have the wonderful places like Ladakh, Leh, Patnitop, Pahalgham and Gulmarg. The belt of Jammu is sub tropical wile as the valley of Kashmir is temperate. The beautiful rivers flowing in the region are Ravi, Tawi, Indus, Jhelum and Chenab. The culture of Jammu and Kashmir dates back to 5000 years old and the prime source of economy is agriculture, handicrafts and tourism. You can have the trip of Jammu and Kashmir and we will provide you the exotic feeling. Just fill the form on website and our experts will guide you for any information.
The state enjoys a sharp rise of altitude from 1000 feet to 28250 feet above the sea level, with three different climatic regions- Arctic cold deserts of Ladakh, temperate Kashmir valley and sub-tropical Jammu. Jammu & Kashmir is divided in
Each zone has a distinctive identity in terms of natural beauty, flora and fauna, culture, food and lifestyle. The region is nurtured by the major rivers- Jhelum, Indus, Chenab, Tawi and Ravi- that flow through the state.
The state has two capitals- Srinagar (the summer capital; famous for lakes, houseboats and Mughal gardens) and Jammu (the winter capital; popular for temples).
The local people are mostly involved in agriculture. Kashmir is a leading exporter in agricultural products such as apples, barley, cherries, corn, millet, oranges, rice, peaches, pears, saffron, sorghum, vegetables, saffron and wheat. The manufacturing industries for handicrafts, rugs and shawls contribute a major part in the state's economy.
The state of Jammu & Kashmir is situated mostly in the Himalayan mountains, therefore it is frequently visited by the adventure enthusiasts for trekking, rafting and skiing. Some of the major pilgrimage centers of India, including the Amarnath Caves and Vaishnodevi Shrine are situated in Jammu and Kashmir. Therefore, tourism also contributes a lot towards the economy.
The state (often called J&K) has been a prime centre for learning Sanskrit and Persian since time immemorial. Today, J&K comprises of Hindu, Islamic and Tibetan culture. The diversity can be observed in the life style, architecture, music, dance, festivals and literature of the people of different districts. The people of J&K speak Urdu, Kashmiri, Hindi, Dogri, Pahari and Ladakhi languages.