top tourist places in jammu and kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir full state is full of tourist places for travelers and honeymoon couples. Here we listed some of the best honeymoon places in Jammu & Kashmir for couples who plan to start their married life and searching for some best honeymoon destinations in India.

Kashmir is known to be the heaven on Earth. Its scintillating atmosphere, green lush valleys, "Shikhara Rides", excellently furnished houseboats, blue mountain ranges, make a sense of being in paradise for honeymoon couples.

There are lots of destination in Jammu and Kashmir gives various opportunities to honeymoon couples to hold each other hands while sauntering on the curved paths, relaxing on the scenic hilltop, and murmuring romantic talks and taking pleasure in a ride on the Shikhara at Dal Lake.

The high altitude snow-covered mountain peaks would enable the couples to fall in love with the incomparable beauty of this honeymoon destination. Honeymoon couples also participate in various adventure activities like skiing, fishing, rafting, boating, snowboarding, trekking, etc. There are lots of things to do at Jammu and Kasmir for couples. For sightseeing, there are historical monuments, forests, gardens, lakes, etc.

Best Honeymoon Places in Jammu & Kashmir

There are lots of romantic destinations in Jammu and Kashmir for couples that make their honeymoon perfect and memorable. Some of the most popular honeymoon destinations listed below.

  1. Srinagar
  2. Jammu
  3. Sonmarg
  4. Pahalgam
  5. Gulmarg
  6. Baramulla
  7. Doodhpathri
  8. Yusmarg
  9. Bhaderwah
  10. Kishtwar


1. Srinagar

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The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir is really the capital of the best honeymoon places in Jammu & Kashmir for couples. The most famous places to visit in Srinagar is Dal Lake, Nigeen Lake, Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden, Tulip Garden, Apple Orchards, Shankaracharya Temple, Jama Masjid, Pari Mahal, etc. For couples, lots of adventure activities also available like boating, skiing, trekking, etc.

Reaching Srinagar is very easy from Delhi via taking flights. Srinagar is also well connected via roadways from the different cities of India. The best time to go to Srinagar would be summer for enjoying the honeymoon for couples from April to October. For honeymoon couples there are lots of things to do like Shikhara ride in Dal Lake, romantic stay in the houseboat, visiting sightseeing places of Srinagar, and shopping for local famous things.

2. Jammu

The winter capital of the Jammu & Kashmir also has lots of tourist places to visit for honeymoon couples. Couples can visit Maa Vaishno Devi Temple, Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary, Ranbireshwar Temple, Raghunath Temple, Surinsar Lake, Nathatop, Bagh-e-Bahu fort, Mansar Lake, etc. for the sightseeing at Jammu. Romantic boating at Surinsar Lake would be a good option for the couples to see surrounded beauty of hilly terrains.

For starting new married life, couples can visit the Vaishno Devi temple get blessed from Vaishno Mata. Tourists and honeymoon couples can easily reach Jammu throughout the year via rail, flights, and roadways. Couples can also enjoy skiing here during the winter season. For the trekking, the Vaishno Devi temple is the best option in Katra town.

3. Sonmarg

It is famous as Golden Meadows and located at a height of 2730 meters. It would be the best places for honeymoon couples where the couple can enjoy the most spectacular looking views of the Great Himalayan Ranges. The sightseeing places for couples are Krishnasar Lake, Nilagrad Lake, Baltal Valley, etc. For the adventure activities, couples can do White River Rafting, trekking at Gangabal Trek, etc.

If just want relaxing then honeymoon couples can sit alongside Sindh River and enjoy the scenery in the beauty of surrounding areas. Couples can also take a pony ride towards Thajiwas Glacier. It is considered to be the major trekking area. The best time to visit Sonmarg would be from March to October. So couples can plan accordingly.

4. Pahalgam

It is popular as the Valley of Shepherds and situated at a height of 2130 meters. It is the best honeymoon places in Jammu & Kashmir for honeymoon couples. This scenic beautiful place is located at the convergence of water from Sheshnag Lake and Lidder River. Major sightseeing places for couples are Betaab Valley, Aru Valley, Mamaleshwar Temple, Sheshnag Lake, Tullian Lake, etc.

For adventure activities, couples can do white water rafting, trekking, horse riding, and canoeing. If couples want to relax then the rolling meadows of Baisaran surrounded by thick forests and Hajan are ideal picnic spots to enjoy Kashmir in its full splendor. It offers breathtaking views of the adjustment valleys and calm water of rivers. The best time to visit Pahalgam is from April to September so couples can plan accordingly.

5. Gulmarg

Gulmarg is a famous destination for honeymoon couples in Jammu & Kashmir. It is popularly known as Valley of Flowers and its aromatic atmosphere makes the couples fall in love with it. It is located at a height of 2650 meters and famous for its lush green golf course.

For the sightseeing, there are Gulmarg Gondola and Apharwat Peak place to visit. For the adventure activities, there are golfing, skiing, snowboarding, trekking, mountain biking, and fishing options available for the couples. For the visiting, the Gulmarg best time would be winter but couples can also visit it during summer. Frozen lakes during winter give scenic views of this beautiful place.

6. Baramulla

Baramula is the most preferred destination for honeymoon couples. Baramula is naturally blessed with the beauty of mountains, Lake and lush green trees. There are lots of sightseeing places in Baramula for couples like Eco Park, Parihaspora,  Sopore, Bandipore, Khilanmarg, Wular Lake, etc.

Couples can plan to visit Baramula from April to July. Couples should visit the Wular Lake of Baramula which is the second-largest fresh-water lake in Asia, to take a boating drive.

7. Doodhpathri

The less known but popular tourist destination of Jammu & Kashmir is situated in the Budgam district. It is located at 2,730 meters height and about 42 km far away from Srinagar. Tangnar, Sochilpather, Dophkhal, Parihas, Palmaidan, and Mujpather are the famous sightseeing places for couples to see here.

It is not so commercial and suitable for those couples who search for economical honeymoon destinations. Couples can do horse riding here. The natural beauty of this small hill increases with the milky springs, deodar, and pine trees.

8. Yusmarg

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Yusmarg or Yousmarg is a small hill station in Kashmir Valley. It is less popular than the other tourist places of Kashmir. Yusmarg has lush green beautiful landscapes, young Pine and Fir nurseries, green pastures, beautiful lakes, rivers and waterfalls that attracted the tourist here. For couples, there are many places to visit in Yousmarg are Sang-E-Safed Valley, Charar-I-Sharif, Doodh Ganga, Nilnag, Tosmaiden, etc.

It is believed that by local peoples, Jesus Christ came here and stayed for some time. So this place got its name "Yusmarg" and popular now as the ‘Meadow of Yesu’. Yousmarg is located at an 8900 ft height and 47 km far away from Srinagar. Couples can do here horse riding, fishing, and also skiing in the winter season.

9. Bhaderwah

Bhaderwah is a less popular small valley of Jammu situated in Doda district. It is located at 5000 height in the middle of the Himalayas. Due to its extreme beauty, it is popular as a small Kashmir of Jammu. For the sightseeing there are many places to visit at Bhaderwah like Seoj Meadow, Padri, Sartingal, Jai Valley, and Chinta Valley.

Honeymoon couples will be fascinated and charmed by Bhaderwah's natural beauty. For the adventure, sports couples can participate in paragliding, skiing, river rafting, trekking, mountaineering, motorbiking, etc. It is the best place for sports or adventure lovers tourists and couples. Couples can visit this place during summer from April to October is the best to visit Bhadarwah.

10. Kishtwar

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It is popular as Land of Saffron and Sapphire. It is situated near the Himanchal state boundaries. Honeymoon couples must shop and taste here's popular foods like Saffron, Apricots, Plums, Apples, Cherries, etc. are majorly grown here. It is surrounded by the green dense deodar and pine forests in the Himalayas hills. This place is rich in a variety of flora and fauna that makes it more popular.

Couples should visit the popular hot spring Tatta Pani during sightseeing at Kishtwar. The best time to visit Kishtwar is from June to October so couples can plan accordingly. This place is well connected by roadways and couples can easily reach here by bus.

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