Jammu and Kashmir is one of the most beautiful destinations in India.It is a paradise in itself. Jammu is also popularly known as the 'City of Temples'. All the temples here give the ambience of holy city. Kashmir is basically known as honeymooners paradise.It is a valley where nature has showered its blessings. There are scenic treasures unfold at every step here and is also referred to as the "Switzerland of India". Dal Lake is the iconic emblem of the city.It is filled with snow-clad mountains, rushing streams, glittering peaks, variety of flowers, dense forestse that attracts thousands of visitors every year.Jammu climatically is very much like the plains of northern India. Kashmir has snow in winter and bring, mild sunshine from April to November.
|Rainfall||107 cms (July to September).|
|Languages Spoken||Dogri, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and English|
|Best Time to Visit||September to April|
|Climate||Summer: Max. 43.0, Min. 23.4
Winter : Max. 26.2, Min. 4.3
Kashmir was a tourist's paradise during the 1970's and early 1980's. However tourism in Kashmir declined during the late 1980's and 1990's, due to the terror perpetrated by separatist militants and self-styled freedom fighters.But, now situtation is quiet better. After, independence of India in 1947 this region formed a part of the Indian territory and is an integral region that contributed its part to preserve the unity and integrity of India.
One can reach Jammu by the National Highway 1A that goes from Punjab and runs through this city, connecting it to the rest of the state. There are several buses to most of the big towns and cities in north India from Jammu and Kashmir and vice versa.
By AIR :
The state has three major civil airports at Srinagar, Jammu, and Ladakh connected to Delhi and other places in the country.
Jammu Tawi is the main railhead of Jammu & Kashmir. It is connected to most of the important towns and cities of the country.