Kashmir Best Buddhist Attractions in Paradise on Earth Jammu Kashmir India

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General Information about Kashmir

Country India
State Jammu Kashmir
Location 167 Km from Srinagar
Best time to visit October to March
Tourist places to visit Buddhist Monasteries , Mughal Gardens, Lakes , Vaishno Devi Temple , springs , rivers, treks, hill stations, valleys and scenic beauty
Significance Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist Monasteries, immense natural beauty
Nearby Tourist Places Lahaul Spiti Valley, Srinagar, Leh-Ladakh Solang Valley, Shimla, Manali, Nainital etc.

Kashmir called heaven on earth is mesmerizing place to visit in India. Kashmir is part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, which is the northern most state of India, and the official language is Urdu. Other languages widely spoken include Hindi, English, and Kashmiri.

Kashmir has been an active part in the spread of Buddhism since the very early days of the faith’s onset. Chinese travelers following the route from Tibet and Ladakh first entered the country through Kashmir. Throughout its history, Kashmir has enjoyed prosperity and affluence.

Best time to visit Kashmir

Best time to visit Kashmir is from March to October. December and January are good for snow adventure and sports.

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How to Reach Kashmir

Kashmir is just 175 Km from Srinagar. It is accessible by all means of transport from different locations of India. Srinagar is the nearest airport which is barely 15 km from Kashmir Valley. Jammu Tawi is the nearest railway station which is 330 Km. Roadways is an evergreen means of transport for Kashmir. Buddhist Tour in India offers Buddhist Monastery Tour and Jammu Kashmir Tour along with HolidayTour for Jammu Kashmir which includes travel, transport and accommodation.

Tourist Attractions of Kashmir

Kashmir has uncountable tourist attractions from natural beauty of lakes, mountains, rivers, passes, peaks to adventure, monasteries, trekking, sports, boating, temples, pilgrimage and much more. One must visit Buddhist Monasteries in Kashmir , Mughal Gardens in Kashmir, Lakes in Kashmir, springs, rivers, treks, hill station, valleys and scenic beauty.

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Nearby Tourist Attractions Kashmir

Nearby tourist attraction of Kashmir includes Leh, Ladakh in Jammu Kashmir, Spiti Valley, Manali, Shimla, Solang Valley, Dharmshala in Himachal Pradesh and Nainital in Uttarakhand.You can also visit many other locations in Tibet and Punjab if you have enough time.

Weather and Climate of Kashmir

Though Jammu Kashmir is in Himalayas, Kashmir Valley experiences moderate climate. Winters are closed for tourist activities as passes are closed. Tourism starts from March and continues to October.

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Buddhism in Kashmir

It is home to many Buddhist Monasteries. Kashmir is greatly influenced by Tibetan Tantrayana Buddhism. Buddhism in Valley was spread by travelers coming from Tibet and China . Kashmir is privileged to have some of the best known Buddhist Monasteries like Rizong, Likir, Lamayuru, Shey , Stakana , Thiksey , Spituk , Stok , Alchi , Hemis, Takthok, Mulbekhand many more cave monasteries.

Spring season in Kashmir

Spring comes to Kashmir between the months of March and May, and brings with it a burst of color that sweeps the entire valley and makes it hard to look away from. Spring flows into summer, which last till the end of the August.

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