KASHMIR AS TOURIST DESTINATION

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Published on May 9, 2014

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PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 1 Welcome KASHMIR AS TOURIST DESTINATION: By-M Yaseen Malik KASHMIR AS TOURIST DESTINATION 22-09-2013 May 9, 2014 2 Contents :  Contents INTRODUCTION. WHY KASHMIR ? PLACES TO VISIT Gulmarg Sonamarg Pahalgam Pilgrimages Dal Lake Mughal Gardens TASTE OF KASHMIR. OTHER GRANDEUR ENHANCERS. SKILLED HAND OF KASHMIR. HOW TO REACH ? May 9, 2014 3 introduction: introduction The territories of Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh and Gilgit form the State of Jammu and Kashmir . Crown on the map of India. State is 640 km in length from N-S , 480 km from E-W. the main Valley is the valley of Kashmir,100 kms. wide and 15520.3 sq.km. area Known as home of gods. Well known as ‘Paradise On Earth’. May 9, 2014 3 PowerPoint Presentation: Agar firdous bar rooye zameen ast, hameen ast o hameen ast o hameen ast (shaikh sadii) Famous for its beauty and natural scenery throughout the world 1850 m above sea level, a plain valley abandoned with tall mountains from all sides. Abounds with lakes, springs and health resorts. Pleasant summers, chill winters, sweet water. Snow cap summits, golden sunset, glittering glaciers. Known for Hospitality , delicious dishes and cuisines Golden hands, saffron, golden herb. why kashmir ? May 9, 2014 5 PowerPoint Presentation: Kashmiriyat, the name for ethnicity, common customs and brotherhood. Valley of fruits. Valley of saints Dancing streams, roaring waterfalls , rich flora and fauna. Known as Switzerland of east. Tremendous potential for winter sports. Snow Skiing, skating ,sledging, hilly skating , ice hockey, ice polo etc. Mountaineering, trekking, hiking. Hunting , fishing. Water sports: kayaking, canoeing, rafting, swimming. Botanical importance. Arts & crafts , monuments ,heritage tourism. 6 Gulmarg: Gulmarg Meadow of flowers Legendary beauty, prime location, proximity to Srinagar. Highest golf course in world. Known for vast green carpet meadows, wild flowers. Highest and longest gondola of world. Best ski resort of Asia. Seven springs, kangdori. Nagin valley , view point . Afarwat peak. Digitalis cultivation Heritage temple,church,masjid ,Maharaja’s palace. May 9, 2014 7 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 8 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 9 Sonamarg: S onamarg Meadow of gold. Way to Sindh valley. 2730m altitude , in its backdrop snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. Roaring Sindh abounds with trout and mahaseer. Glaciers, Thajwas important. Known for rafting, freezing water. Base for satsar,ganghal,baltal. Way to cold desert , ladakh. May 9, 2014 10 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 11 Pahalgam: P ahalgam 96.5 km from Srinagar. Valley of shepherds. Situated at confluence of streams flowing from sheshnag and lider river. Altitude 2130m. Cooler even during hottest days NMT 25 Celsius Known for its fir covered lush peaks and gushing lider. Way to shri Amarnath ji yatra. Beautiful camping grounds , huts on the banks of the river Lider. May 9, 2014 12 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 13 Pilgrimages: Pilgrimages Shri Amarnath ji yatra cave, 6000m high above sea level,49 km from Srinagar. 9 m deep ,15 m high in middle, made of gypsum. Idols of lord shiv,parvati and Ganesh. Temple of mata vishno devi ,at katra ,Jammu, lakhs of devotees pay visit every year. Shankaracharya Temple situated at a height 2611 m above sea level on a hill near Dal Lake. Khirbhwani is 22.5 Kms from Srinagar. Hazratbal , where the holy hair of the prophet Mohammad is kept. Jamia masjid,imam bargah, tombs , gurduwaras,temples . May 9, 2014 14 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 15 Dal lake & other lakes : Dal lake & other lakes Dal, intricate maze of waterways and open stretches of water . 8 Kms long and 6.4 Kms Wide. Famous for its vibrance, because it sustains within its periphery , a life that is unique anywhere in the world . Delight to explore ,especially in roofed shikaras. within the lake are two islands: Sona lank and Rupa lank. Both Known as Char Chinar. Picturesque vegetable gardens and acres of lotus gardens. House boats are unique in their own, luxurious floating homes. Other lakes are: Wular lake : Asia's largest sweet water lake. 16 Kms.long and 9 . 6Kms wide. Home for millions of birds and fishes, hunting and fishing,chestnut lake. May 9, 2014 16 PowerPoint Presentation: Other lakes are nageen lake, deepest lake of valley. Manasbal lake. Tarsar marsar: twin sisters ,floating ice. Harvan lake: source of tap water for city. Hokersar lake. Sheeshnag lake , neelnag lake. May 9, 2014 17 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 18 Mughal gardens: Mughal gardens Shalimar gardens : built by Emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan in 1616 gardens measure 540 by 183 metres . A flat land , with a canal flowing in middle ,land as radiating 4 arms. has an air of seclusion and repose, and its rows of fountains and shaded trees seem to recede towards the snowcapped mountains. Nishat garden: 12 terraces representing the 12 signs of the Zodiac. on the banks of Dal Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills . measuring 548 metres by 338 metres. The walks beside the channel are bordered with lines of cypresses and Chinars . May 9, 2014 19 PowerPoint Presentation: Other Mughal gardens : Chashma shahi. Pari mahal. Badam wari. Harvan May 9, 2014 20 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 21 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 22 Other grandeur enhancers: Other grandeur enhancers Tulip garden: Asia's largest tulip garden. Millions of tulips, blossom every day in all colors. Times seems to stop here,most picturesque and breath stunning beauty. House boats: floating luxurious complete homes. Made of wood deodar, with a wooden roof mostly. Interiorly decorated with Kashmiri style known as khatam bandh . A really nice experience to stay a night in this floating home. Springs : Kashmir is gifted with sweet and marvelous springs. Kokernag: resembles the claw of a fowl. Largest spring with digestive properties. Verinag: 80m octagonal , limpid clarity like mirror. Source of Jhelum. May 9, 2014 23 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 24 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 25 PowerPoint Presentation: GOLDEN NATURE May 9, 2014 26 Taste of Kashmir: Taste of Kashmir Kashmir is known fir its tasty and delicate dishes round the world. Wazwan ,a multicuisine flavory and spicy experience. Kehwa, a soul refreshing kesar drink. A number of non veg delicacies, drinks. Valley of fruits: apples, peaches,plum,pears,cherry,strawberry,blackberry and many more Dry fruits: almonds,walnuts,apricoats ,chestnuts etc. Kashmiri tea and bread is unique in its own. Many spicy fish dishes are worth tasting. May 9, 2014 27 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 28 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 29 Skilled hands of Kashmir: Skilled hands of Kashmir W ell known for their artistic talent and craftsmanship throughout the world . Shawl weaving : pashmina, shahtoos and others. Worlds finest and most valued carpets. Worlds fine bats and hockey sticks. Namdas,lois,pheran. Wicker willow works: kangri Paper machie works. A monopoly of Kashmir Wood carvings. Copper and silver engravings. May 9, 2014 30 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 31 PowerPoint Presentation: May 9, 2014 32 How to reach ?: How to reach ? Srinagar : 300 km from jammu,900 km from Delhi. A travel by zigzag road over mountain summits is most adventours and mesmerizing. Train is at your service from Jammu tawi to whole India and locally in Kashmir. Domestic as well as international airport in Srinagar. Reaching Kashmir you have to cross Haryana, Punjab and Jammu province as well. May 9, 2014 33 References: References Geography of Jammu & Kashmir state by Dr. A.R.Raina. Mist nationals 2013, Kashmir culture and geography. www. Kashmirpicture.com www. Jandktourism.com May 9, 2014 34 PowerPoint Presentation: THANK YOU May 9, 2014 35 PowerPoint Presentation: ANY QUERIES ??? May 9, 2014 36

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