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Amongst the many hill stations Kashmir is having its own charm and it is totally an unforgettable experience to visit Kashmir. The state of Jammu and Kashmir enjoys a diversity geographically and also regarding their climatic conditions. 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 four zones. Jammu & Kashmir, the sixth largest state of the Indian union, is mostly mountainous with stretches of valleys and some mountain lakes. Kashmir is blessed by nature offering incredible natural beauty, which brings Kashmir tourism to the top ranking among Indian destinations. Tourists from all over the world are visiting Kashmir to enjoy the comforts of this paradise. The rivers Jhelum, Indus, Chenab, Tawi and Ravi are making the landscape more fertile and green. Srinagar is the summer capital and Jammu is the winter capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The valley of Kashmir is known all over the world for its beauty and charm. The Kashmir valley is situated about 300 km. from Jammu across forested ravines and Steep Mountain passes. The valley of Kashmir is cradled in the Himalayas, under the crystal blue skies, against the background of snow-capped mountains. It is a magic land of silvery streams, rivers, fresh water lakes, pine, deodar and chinar forests, snow clad mountains, sparkling waterfalls, shikaras, green meadows and grassy slopes full of flowers of vibrant colors. It is an oval plateau over 5000 feet high and framed by three Himalayan ranges the Karakoram, Zanskar and Pir Panjal. To know more about Kashmir it is often referred as the 'Switzerland of the East'. It is the land of maddening beauty with exotic fruits, flora and flowers. Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir is nestled amidst the huge lakes, meadows and unique floating gardens in the valley. Kashmiri, Dogri and Urdu are the main languages which are spoken here.
Kashmiri’s love dance and music, marriages, festivals and other occasions provide them the opportunities to enjoy themselves. The ancient caves and temples of Kashmir reveal that a strong link existed between Kashmir and South Indian cultures at the beginning of the Christian era. The classical folk dances of the south were also performed here during the marriage ceremonies. The popular Hafiza dance performed by Kashmiri women to the accompaniment of Sufiana Kalam was later replaced by the Bacha Nagma, performed by young boys dressed like women. The bhand jashna or festival of clowns is a 300 to 400 year old Kashmiri folk theatre that was performed in village squares and social situations through dance, music and clowning. Kashmir vacationwill offer you a feeling of being in the paradise with beautiful snow covered mountains, deep valleys and beautiful gardens studded with flowers and fruits. Avail best Kashmir holiday packages from reputed travel operators to enjoy your tour of paradise on earth.