Kashmir is the definition of everlasting beauty that one must witness with their own eyes at least once in their life. You can also call Kashmir “Paradise on Earth” because it is blessed with mesmerizing scenery, lush green surroundings, rivers, mountains, dense forests, valleys and what not! Travellers can explore the most famous tourist attractions of Kashmir such as Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Leh and other surreal places that one should not miss during their vacation.
But Kashmir has some amazing hidden treasures as well that needs to be explored. Go on these unexplored paths to have extraordinary experiences, discover unexplored treasures, have stories to tell and make unforgettable memories with your travel buddies.
So, these are some lesser-known yet incredibly beautiful places of Kashmir that you must visit:-
1. Chatpal – Land of serenity
Chatpal Village is a stunning offbeat tourist destination in Kashmir covered with green mountains, dense forest and river. The peaceful environment of Chatpal with nature all around is still untouched and that is why it is an ideal destination for all the travellers who want to get away from busy city life to spend some relaxing time with close friends and family.
During the summer season, the climate is pleasant to enjoy sightseeing in Chatpal village and if you visit during the winter season, you can see the beautiful village covered with snow which is a joyful sight. Moreover, for an adventurous experience, one can go on a short trek around Chatpal also.
2. Lolab Valley – Unexplored beauty of Kashmir
Lolab Valley is becoming famous among tourists for its paddy fields, lake, apple orchards and much more. The beauty of this place will surely surprise you as it has 3 main towns and each has its attractions. If someone is interested in knowing about the lifestyle of Kashmiri people, they should visit Lolab Valley.
While you are in Lolab valley, you can spot some animals like Snow Leopard, Hangul and Himalayan Black Bear. Summer months and monsoon months are ideal for exploring this enchanting valley.
3. Daksum – A place of thrill and adventure
Daksum is an adventurous destination as it offers perfect trekking paths. Exploring the snowy mountains and just being amidst the natural surroundings is so fulfilling. Daksum happens to be a great place for camping also. You should visit Daksum with a group of friends or your family to spend quality time, enjoy a picnic, do activities like yoga or meditation to rejuvenate your mind and body.
Daksum is also a preferred destination for honeymoon couples as they get a lot of time together at this beautiful location with romantic places to visit or to enjoy camping under the stars. Visit during the summer season if you want to indulge in fishing, trekking and camping.
4. Karnah – Historical town in Kashmir
Karnah is another untouched destination in Kashmir waiting to be discovered by more and more tourists. As it is still not known to many, it is the perfect escape place for people who want to enjoy a vacation in a calm ambience. The past memories of Karnah village can be seen through ist forts, palaces. Karnah also has Nanga Parvat and snow-covered mountains that will take you into a world of total bliss.
Additionally, it is an ideal spot to enjoy adventure activities such as snow skiing, rock climbing, camping. To enjoy the view of green meadows and the serenity of the forest, summer is the best time to visit Karnah. And someone who wants to witness the beauty of snowfall should visit Karnah during the winter months.
At these hidden gems of Kashmir, you will get to see the natural beauty at a whole different level. So, what are you waiting for? Make your travel happen soon to these secret destinations of Kashmir for delightful experiences.