NARANAG

June 2013 By K S Correspondent Among several less explored destinations, Naranag is one that is yet to attract tourists in hordes and remains nature loves site so far. Located in north-eastern district of Ganderal, Naranag is 8km away from Kangan.   Those associated...

VERINAG

 April 2013 By K S Correspondent WHEN he was on his death bed, Mughal emperor Jehangir, the legend goes, wished to be carried to Verinag and buried there, so enamoured was he by its ethereal beauty...

TARSAR MARSAR LAKES

Kashmir Scan, Oct 2014 TARSAR is an almond-shaped, alpine lake in Aru in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, shadowed by peaks of the Kolahoi Mountain. Tarsar is separated by a 4,000 ft high mountain from another lake of the same...

Boost Tourism

Kashmir Scan, May 2014 Nazia Mustafa Punoo looks at tourism as career in Kashmir and chalks out the opportunities that are knocking at the doors of Kashmiri youth interested in the tourism sector “If you love...

HARI PARBAT FORT

Squatting atop the hill called Hari Parbat or Koh-e-Maran or Predemna Peet is a Mughal fort that lords over Srinagar. The fort, west of the Dal lake in old Srinagar, was originally built during the...

Gurez

July 2013 ‘Land of Ancient Aryans – Dardistan’ By K S Correspondent A ride along the Gurez road from Srinagar is not only reflective of the beautiful valleys and meadows but also the rich cultural and archaeological...

Tulip Garden

May 2014 By KS Correspondent Every year more than 10 lakh tulips with varied colours welcome Kashmir's summer at Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden. Located at the foothills of Zabarwan range, the garden is just five...

Gulmarg ‘skiers Paradise’

January 2014 Gulmarg is easily accessible from Srinagar in less than 2 hours by car or bus. Just 1 hour on the way is the town of Tangmarg, a key tourist attraction and also...

Dal Lake 

Dal Lake is largest water body in Srinagar, which is uniquely placed. It has majestic Zabarwan hills in the backdrop, whose mirror image is clear in the crystal waters. Dal Lake opens up tourists...

Gulmarg Gondola: A breathtaking, bewitching ride 

Sky-kissing mountain peaks, breathtaking slopes, bewitching meadows and the flying capsule, Gondola, amidst the setting is fast emerging a major attraction for tourists in Kashmir. Set up in pine-dotted slopes of Gulmarg, 55 km...

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