Being a ‘Paradise On Earth’, Kashmir is one of the most preferred tourist destinations in India. It has lot number of point of attractions which are more than enough to give unforgettable memories to the tourists. All these features have improved the demand of Kashmir Holiday Packages in all over the world. To enjoy a visit to this beautiful place, you must have some basic information about the state.
Geography and Climate:
As per the geographical view Kashmir Valley borders the Jammu region from south, Ladakh from east and Line of Control from north and west. The climate of this state is moderate, due to the presence of Kashmir Valley. The climate of any city or state is mostly depends on its geographical location. As J & K is towering to many hill ranges like Karakoram Range in the north, Pir Panjal Range in the south and west and Zanskar in the east, which helps in making the climate of this state very cool and pleasant. The summers in this state also offers a mild climate with good little rain, relative humidity during day time and cool nights.
The name Kashmir means ‘desiccated land’. In the history of this city, it is stated that Kashmir Valley was formally a lake. The splendour and mental wellness of the Kashmir valley is a legendary. As per the saying of a great Sanskrit poet Kalidas, Kashmir is “more beautiful than the heaven and is the donor of supreme bliss and happiness.” Kashmir’s greatest historian Kalhan is the best place in Himalayas. It is a country where the sun shines mildly. As per the saying of British historian Sir Walter Lawrence “The valley is an emerald set in pearls”. It is also a land of lakes, green turf, clear streams, magnificent trees and mighty mountains where the air is always cool, and the water is sweet.
Majority of the people in this city are called Kashmiri, and they speak the Kashmiri Language. Many Muslim community people are also there in Kashmir. Around 95% of the population of Kashmir is of Brahmins who are known as Kashmiri Pandits. Such a variety of religions in one city, proves the ‘Unity In Diversity’ statement.
Hope this information is more than enough to make you aware about the city, and it will definitely serve your purpose.