7 Adventurous sports in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir a paradise on earth make your holidays an unforgettable experience to cherish. Kashmir is one of the most sought after Adventure Tourist destinations of World apart from its snow-clad valleys and lush green meadows, Adventure in J&K is an experience that nothing else can compare up to. So don’t let this opportunity go by and grab it with both hands

Golfing

golfing

Golfing is a charming attraction to appeal the Golf Lovers in Kashmir with rows of pine and chinar trees. You would love to play for long hours in low temperature. Gulmarg Golf Club considered as “Mecca of Golf” at an altitude of 2650m is highest in the world. The Royal Spring Golf Course Srinagar 4Km from Dal Lake is the stunning destination, is best Club of India. Golfers can also Visit the Kashmir Golf Club Srinagar. The best season to Play Golf is between Aprils to November.

Skiing

skiing

Jammu and Kashmir are the popularly known destination for skiing lovers. The breathtaking views of the surrounding snow-covered peaks make for an awesome summer retreat.Pahalgam, Gulmarg was famously known as a “Heartland of winter sports like skiing in India” is the 7th best skiing destination in Asia. There are also trained instructors available for guiding the tourists.  Visitors can travel during months of December to March considered as best seasons.

River Rafting

zanskar-river-rafting

Jammu and Kashmir is one of the awful attractions for adventure loving tourists is skiing in the Himalayas.  It provides the best opportunity to enjoy and experience the natural beauty of the spectacular landscape and fills the itinerary with some slashing moments.River rafting in Kashmir is popular in the River Lider and River Sind in Sonmarg provides ideal locales for the perfect water adventure. Kashmir is one of the major draws for the adventurous tourists.

Paragliding

paragliding

Paragliding is a new and cool form of sports flying, which offers perhaps the easiest and most great way for almost anyone to fulfill the quest of personal flight. Paragliding will take you on the tour of green valleys and majestic mountains of Kashmir. Jammu, Sanasar, Kud, Batote, and Nathatop are suitable spots for Paragliding. At Jammu and Sanasar, proper training camps for paragliding are organized. Paragliding equipment is easily available at the tourist office in Jammu and the local agencies in Jammu and Sanasar. The best time for paragliding, especially in Sanasar, is the period of May-June and September-October.

Mountaineering

Mountaineering-Tour-in-Leh-Ladakh

Mountain climbing is a very famous adventure activity in this region of Jammu and Kashmir.  From the Kashmir Valley to the high mountain peaks of the Pir Pinjal, Himalayan and Zanskar Ranges fascinates and brings hordes of tourists to place. The four important mountaineering zones in the state of Jammu and Kashmir are Kashmir, Zanskar, Kishtwar, and Ladakh. Further special permits are required from the Indian Government via the Indian Mountaineering Foundation before one can go for climbing in Kashmir. The ideal period for the activity is from June to September.

Trekking

sonamarg trekking

Tourism in Kashmir today has maneuvered more into adventure seeing the growing demand of trekking in the valley of Kashmir. The trek to the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek offers a lifetime experience of vintage memories that are so wonderfully tiring. The main areas of attraction for the trekker in Kashmir are the Sindh & Lidder valleys and townships of Sonamarg and Pahalgam are the main trekking heads. The trekking season in Jammu & Kashmir extends from June through September.

Fishing

Fising

Kashmir offers great scope for sports fisheries, is a leisure-filled rejuvenating activity. Tourists can enjoy the pleasure of fishing in the streams and lakes of Kashmir. The Lidder Valley is a fisherman’s dream with lush meadows and magnificent clear lakes. A major highlight of the fishing tour in Jammu Kashmir is Pahalgam. An ideal season for fishing runs from April to October. You do not need to worry about equipment for a fishing tour in Kashmir. The administration and tourism department of Kashmir have made proper provisions for fishing facilities as well as equipment, for the travelers.

 

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