Take a Trip to Valley of Springs – Kokernag

The valley of Kashmir has several popular tourist destinations; Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Pahalgam, Srinagar; but the southern part of Kashmir has many untouched and unsung locales which may not be as popular a tourist destination but are unmatched and unparalleled in their beauty. Inclusive of historical remnants, fresh water springs, trout farms (a chance to taste an exotic delicacy!), thick evergreen forests, beautifully designed gardens and an enthralling view of the snow clad mountain ranges; South Kashmir offers a scenic beauty to satisfy every palate. A few places that are worth mentioning here are; Kokernag, Verinag, Martand sun temple, Daksum, Sinthan pass. [Read more…]

Verinag: The origin of Jhelum

Jhelum River is rightfully termed as the lifeline of the province of Jammu and Kashmir and Verinag is mainly known for the source of river Jhelum. It is a perfect weekend getaway from Srinagar with available accommodation options. Verinag lies in the Kothar district, 78 Km south east of Srinagar (via Anantnag) and is home to one of the largest springs, Verinag. [Read more…]