Kashmir: A Travellers Heavenly Paradise..!
India’s most scenic valley, Kashmir, is Heaven on earth that everyone must visit at least once in their lifetime. With the timeless beauty of Kashmir, the photogenic mountains of the highlands, the scenic drives through green meadows and the calm lakes of Kashmir, plan an unforgettable trip to Kashmir, the paradise that you must explore. Opting for a motorhome in India gives you an insight into all of Kashmir’s hidden gems, tourist attractions and culture.
Discover the culture, enjoy the authentic food, sip the kahwa chai and mingle with the valley locals to escape the urban chaos. Live these experiences and make them possible by renting a caravan from carawander and enjoy a comfortable and stress-free holiday in your home on wheels.
Breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, a valley full of flowers, tranquil lakes, and fantastic hiking trails – Kashmir offers visitors a little of everything. Looking to decode Kashmir for your next trip? Here is a complete list of places you must visit during your tour:
The capital of J&K, Srinagar, is one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir. Take a Shikara ride across the serene Dal Lake, see the city from the top of the Shankaracharya Temple and stay on the famous houseboats on your next trip.
Gulmarg is the snowy paradise of Kashmir. This ski paradise is known for being one of the world’s highest and largest cable cars, with a linear distance of about 5km. The view from the top of the mountains at 3,979 meters above sea level is unsettling.
When you rent a caravan, you can park your van in the beautiful spots in the mountains and enjoy a sip of coffee while watching the sunset. Snow regularly falls even in summer, giving all tourists a chance to enjoy the fall!
A must-do: Ski with the help of professionals at 14,000 feet above sea level.
Sonmarg or “the meadow of gold” has one of the most scenic views in Kashmir.
Snowcapped mountains, green meadows and ponies to ride; this place is called “Jannat” or Heaven. Sonmarg is also one of the starting points to begin the Amarnath Yatra. Rafting, zorbing, and trekking are the various events that take place in the most popular tourist spots. Sonmarg is not accessible in winter due to heavy snowfall and avalanches.
A Must Do: Thajiwas Glacier Hike
Lidder Lake and Betaab Valley surround Pahalgam. This place is famous for rafting on Lake Lidder, golfing, and shopping for traditional Kashmiri products. Pahalgam is ideal for experiencing clear rivers and deep, thrilling valleys.
Must see: Visit Mini Switzerland on ponies
The Kashmir Valley, one of the largest valleys in the Himalayas, is an elliptical, saucer-shaped landmark of Kashmir. Surrounded by the Karakoram and Pir Panjal mountain ranges, the Kashmir valley offers mesmerizing views in every direction. It is an almost 140 km long valley which is the perfect place for all hikers and mountaineers! Our motorhome in India also supplies camping equipment to make hiking and trekking beautiful mountains easier.
Must-do: paragliding over the valley.
Kargil, known for the infamous 1999 Kargil War, has become a very peaceful tourist destination with historical significance. As a short break in Leh, several tourists visit Kargil. Tourists from all over the world visit the “Ran Bhoomi” of war. Several monasteries and the Kargil War Memorial are worth visiting. If you get the chance, take a night off at one of the military camps and listen to these amazing war stories from the military themselves.
A must-do: Hike in the Nun Mountains
Leh is popular with romantics and adventurers alike. This destination is a place of pilgrimage for cyclists, students and adventure riders who dream of a trip to Ladakh at least once in their lives. The icy waters of Pangong Tso Lake, the sight of magnetic hills and the beautiful blue sky behind your eyes will make you lose yourself in the beauty of Leh and Ladakh. Rent a caravan, park beside the shore of Pangong lake and have a nature party with your loved ones by grilling BBQ, setting up camp and having warm meals.
A must-do: a bike tour through Ladakh
Caravan tourism in Kashmir:
“Caravan Tourism” is promoted by the State Tourism Department and is widely recognized for its characteristics as sustainable tourism. Kashmir is one of the world’s leading “ecotourism hotspots” and prominently cited for its caravan tourism.
“Kashmir is boosting motorhome in India to inspire a new way of exploring. These also support the development of caravan parks in the picturesque hill station. After the state’s success amidst tourism, the caravans are expected to do the same with a similar promise to sustainable tourism.
What are you waiting for Rent a caravan and experience the essence of nature at home on wheels.