Top 10 Must do Things in Kashmir This Summer

You cannot actually travel Kashmir but you can explore the place and ten feel it if you really want to cherish visiting this place. here you will get to spend the time that you will cherish life-long. Here we have a list of Top 10 must do things in Kashmir this summer. These are as follows:

  1. Have a Shikara ride

Shikara ride

There are a plenty of shikaras that are ready to take you for a ride in Dal Lake. Al that you need to do is lay back and just admire the beauty of the mountains and refresh your body and mind. This activity will give you a gateway away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. You get to go away from the crowd and pollution of the ideal world.

  1. Try a night in houseboat

houseboat

You must go in for spending a night at the houseboat that is  docked at the Dal Lake jetty. Doing so will offer you an altogether different experience that you cannot afford to miss out on any condition.

  1. Gondola cable car ride

Gondola cable car ride

Gondola ride in Gulmarg is one of the most thrilling things that you can do. People irrespective of their age can enjoy this exiting activity. If you travel via cable car you get to enjoy comparatively better view of the snowcapped mountains.

  1. Ride the rigors of Lidder River

rigors of Lidder River

One of the most adventurous things  that you can do is enjoy river rafting in Lidder River. It is always pleasant to go in for river rafting here unlike at other places that offer the same opportunity.

  1. Go in for paragliding

Another adventurous thing that you need to do if you are in this beautiful valley is to go in for paragliding. This is a must do for you adrenaline junkies out there. This will offer you an opportunity to have a look of the majestic beautiful valley and he lush green valley.

  1. Play golf at Gulmarg Golf Club

Gulmarg Golf Club

The Gulmarg Golf Club is the largest as well as the highest 18-hole golf courses across the globe. Playing golf amidst the ‘Meadow of Flowers’ is one of the fun activities that you can do.

  1. Try Kashmiri food

Kashmiri food

A Kashmiri Lamb Rogan Josh is a treat to your tongue. There are a plenty of other dishes that form a part of the local cuisine that you must try.  Go in for trying Kashmiri Kahwa (tea) and Nadroo Yakhni (yogurt based Kashmiri curry with lotus stems) in addition to Paneer Chaman and Gushtaba (minced mutton cooked in flavorful yogurt gravy and spices).

  1. Cover all tourist attractions

tourist attractions

Explore the terraced Mughal Garden of Nishat Bagh and visit the Dal Lake besides Nehru Park and the Floating Post Office. Pay visit to the  Shankaracharya Hill Temple and Jama Masjid. Also try to cover Tomb of Zain-ul-Abidin’s mother, that is,  Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Chashme Shahi, Pari Mahal, Hari Parbat Fort etcetera.

  1. Go shopping

Go shopping

Go collect the souveriners to reflect the memory of the place from among all the diverse kinds of decorative art. You can shop for the Kashmiri handlooms as well as the Pashmina shawls. Also, you can take back home the antique copperware like samovars, Namda hand-woven carpets as well as the local garments that are known as Ferins.

  1. Enjoy Pony riding

Enjoy Pony riding

Riding ponies in the beautiful valley of Sonamarg is yet another things that is a must do. Though a common mode of transportation for the native, it is surely going to be a thrilling activity for you. This is one of the most popular tourist activity of the place.

All in all, these are the Top 10 Must Do Things In Kashmir This Summer.

Author: Ruchi
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