State of Jammu and Kashmir Travel Guide

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Srinagar

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139,575,53

Leh

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223,700,28

Gulmarg

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44,212,11

Jammu

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37,109,10

Pahalgam

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11,63,11

Tikse

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5,41,0

Alchi Gompa

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10,46,0

Srinagar

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Leh

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  • Know your way in and around!!

    Leh Transportation

    Easiest and fastest way to reach would be to hop on a flight from Delhi airport for Leh. Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport is the 13th highest airport in the world (8 out of the 1st 12 are in China) and has good connectivity. "Go Air" offers the cheapest airfare usually. All flights to and from Leh take off/land only in morning due to unpredictable...

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  • Lotus Hotel

    Leh Hotels

    The Hotel Lotus is meant to be one of the better hotels in Leh. While it offers clean rooms, TV,...

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  • Monasteries

    Leh Things to Do

    There several monasteries to visit the real way to visit these mountain top monasteries is to walk to them. As pilgrims do

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Gulmarg

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  • Gulmarg Bazar

    Gulmarg Shopping

    Gulmarg is a very small town with very limited availability of the goods. The Bazaar is elaborate you can buy woolens, shoes or Kashmiri handicrafts though the choice may not be as good as Srinagar! Why not give it a try . I saw leather jackets being sold for Rs2000/- ( US$40). Please do bargain for anything. Please bargain as much as possible....

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  • Heevan Retreat

    Gulmarg Hotels

    Gulmarg, Gulmarg, 193403, IN

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • On Way to Gulmarg: Womenfolk

    Gulmarg Things to Do

    Though Kashmir is a rich tourist state among other Indian states but very very rural in nature! Gulmarg is also no exception. The rural womenfolk still have to work had for fuel. We came across many women collecting and carrying fire wood at many places. But they seem to be happy with this life. Of course they are very poor women with no job.

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Jammu

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  • A reliable Taxi/cab driver

    Jammu Transportation

    This driver brought us from Katra to Jammu and also took us sight seeing around Jammu. I found him very reasonable. He is a safe driver and provides the much needed local information. His name is Waryam Singh and his number is -- 09419117097

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  • Fortune Inn Riviera

    Jammu Hotels

    9 Gulab Singh Marg, Jammu, IN

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Dry fruits treats!

    Jammu Shopping

    Jammu has plenty of shops selling dry fruits such as walnuts, almonds and dried apples. It would be better to buy in the market area and not in the touristic areas such as outside the Raghunathji Temple.

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Pahalgam

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  • Himalaya House

    Pahalgam Things to Do

    My wife, mitzi and I spent a week at the Himalaya House a few years ago-it was an incredible experience.we were treated as family by you and your staff-Ramzan took us on some amazing hikes and we were so impressed by the kindness and beauty of the people. my birthday coincided with Ramadan and we had a barbeque and you surprised me with a birthday...

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  • Pahalgam Hotel

    Pahalgam Hotels

    Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir, 192126, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • HIMALAYA HOUSE

    Pahalgam Things to Do

    My experience in Kashmir was really incredible.I stayed at Himalaya House Pahalgam which was a unique and very special experience.The Hotel itself was warm and comfortable + in a beautiful setting with lovely gardens.The staff were so friendly and always attentive,I always felt comfortable and like i was at my own home.Pahalgam is a beautiful town...

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Tikse

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  • Thiksey Gompa

    Tikse Things to Do

    Thiksey monastery was founded in 1433 AD and was part of the original Gelugpa order. In the monastery complex there are ten temples and shrines, a school, a museum, a medical clinic, a restaurant, a hotel and shops. On the slopes below the monastery are the houses of the 120 resident monks. Thiksey monastery is one of the biggest monasteries in...

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  • Lunch in Thiksey

    Tikse Restaurants

    When I arrived to Thiksey I went to eat lunch before visiting the monastery. I ate my lunch at the restaurant at Chamba Hotel, a monastery run hotel near the main road. There are many tables indoor, but as the weather was nice I sat in the yard outside. I had a big bowl of chotagi and a coke to drink. With service it was Rs 121 (July 2010).Chotagi...

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  • Museum

    Tikse Things to Do

    In the basement of one of the newer buildings at the monastery complex is a museum. The museum was established in September 2007 to preserve some ancient Ladakhi treasures. The objects are displayed in a few rooms and many of the labels are in English.. Among other things you can see Thangka paintings, sculptures of wood and metal, musical...

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Alchi Gompa

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  • To Lamayuru, Alchi and Likir from Leh...

    Alchi Gompa Transportation

    According to my guidebook there are three buses from Leh to Alchi every day and it takes 3 hours one way. As I wanted to visit Lamayuru and Likir too, and was short of time, it was not an option for me to take the bus.All travel agencies in Leh have a booklet with the fixed price for taking a taxi to different destinations. A booklet with the new...

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  • Indus - Zanskar confluence and suicidal...

    Alchi Gompa Things to Do

    I got involved in a rafting trip between Leh and the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers - fun!!! It's possible to raft from Leh down to just past this point, on what is a low grade rafting trip that beginners can manage. Yes, I got a taste for it and would love to try again.The Zanskar holds some record for apparently being the fastest...

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  • Rhizong Gompa and more spectacular...

    Alchi Gompa Things to Do

    Poll outside Rhizong, which is situated at the top of a spectacular gorge (not shown due to lack of webspace). Rhizong is a seventeenth century gompa, thus is relatively new by Ladakhi standards. The place is full of thangkas and murals, amongst which there are images of Shakyamuni, Amitaus (Buddha of Long Life) and Chenrezig (Buddha of...

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  • Apr 18, 2013 at 6:01 AM

    Thanks for sharing the post...
    Last month we visited with my friends for we booker our Bus Ticket through ticketgoose... Customers can also book the return tickets with ticketgoose and they can cancel the tickets online.
    Thank you...

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