Kashmir, the dreamland for every traveler and paradise for every honeymoon couple, is a slice of heaven on Earth. The mesmeric beauty of snow-laden mountains, lush green pine forests, sparkling lakes, and streams and sprawling meadows can enchant any traveler. With so much in store, here’s a list of 10 best places to visit in Kashmir in June to experience the best of summer.
Here are the top tourist places to explore on your Kashmir trip in June
1. Srinagar – A scenic town in Kashmir
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One of the best places to visit in Kashmir in June is Srinagar, as the Dal Lake looks luxuriant and refreshing during this time of the year. Srinagar looks like a beautifully painted canvas with clear and stunning views of Dal Lake, Nigeen Lake and Wular Lake surrounded by snow-capped Himalaya and sparkling Jhelum River, rolling down the hills in full volume.
Things to do in Srinagar: Sailing in Shikharas and spending a night in the houseboat in Dal Lake.
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2. Gulmarg – In the arms of nature
Locally translating into ‘meadow of flowers’; Gulmarg is another scenic place in Kashmir. Pay a visit to the opulent strawberry fields encircled by snow-laden mountains and witness nature in full bloom here. Experiencing the best panoramic views of the hills, springs, and lake from a Gondola is not only thrilling but equally fascinating. Are you fancying? Then plan for Gulmarg- one of the must-visit places in Kashmir in June.
Things to do in Gulmarg: Thrilling Gondola rides, walking in the strawberry fields, playing golf at World’s highest golf ground and camping beside Ningle Nallah and Ferozepur Nallah.
3. Sonmarg – Sizzling and scenic
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Sonmarg is one of the most charming places to visit in Kashmir in June that looks fresh, verdant and enchanting during summer. Tucked at 2800 m, Sonmarg, also known as ‘meadow of gold’, is a pretty collage of lakes, mountains, glaciers and opulent meadows. The temperature stays moderate, ranging between 10 to 20 degrees, thus making the place perfect for trekking, camping and nature walks.
Things to do in Sonmarg: River rafting in Sind River, camping by the river and trout fishing in Krishnasar Lake, few kms from Sonmarg.
4. Leh – A sunny mountain desert
If you are planning to explore Kashmir this June, Leh should be on your bucket list. You can indulge in trekking, camping, biking and mountaineering, in this cold desert in June. And not to miss the breath taking and clear views of lakes, hills, mountain passes and monasteries that Leh offers in the bright and sunny weather of June.
Things to do in Leh: June is perfect for motor bike expeditions to Leh. So, if road trip to Leh is your dream, plan right away in June. Also, in June, be part of the two-day festival Yuru Kabgyat at Lamayuru Gompha and enjoy spectacular mask dance performances.
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5. Hemis – Offbeat, yet spectacular!
Located near Leh, Hemis or Hamis is a small and quaint village and one of the most preferred Kashmir places in June. The bright and colourful Hemis monastery established in 1672 by Ladakhi ruler Sengge Namgyal is a major attraction among tourists, but the sprawling national park by the same name equally pulls wildlife lovers and nature enthusiasts to this somewhat offbeat place.
Things to do in Hemis: The chances of spotting of endangered snow leopard and bharals increase manifold in June. Try to match your travel dates with the 2 days Hemis festival, celebrated in June. This is one of the most vibrant festivals of India and famous for mask dances by the lamas.
6. Kargil – Of stunning view, serenity, and glorious history
Kargil is one of the most favorite destinations in the list of places to see in Kashmir in June. Kargil is synonymous with spine-chilling war memories, but one cannot ignore the breath-taking beauty and serenity, this place has to offer in summer. Trekking, visiting gompas and mountain biking are key attractions here.
Things to do in Kargil: Trekking and camping in Suru valley
7. Pahalgam – The filmy location
Looking for a serene and relaxing summer vacation? Enjoy chilled-out and rejuvenating time at the spectacular Aru and Betaab valley, during your trip to Kashmir in June. Much famed as a shooting location of many Bollywood movies; Pahalgam is also a favourite honeymoon destination in Kashmir.
Things to do in Pahalgam: Horse riding and white-water rafting in Lidder River
8. Budgam – The surreal beauty
Adorned by pristine scenery, Badgam is an unconventional and exquisite place in Kashmir. Dense coniferous forests, lush green meadows and streams together make the pretty scene at Badgam. People visiting this place in June enjoy horse rides or day picnics at Doodhpathri.
Things to do in Badgam: Nature walks and photography
9. Pulwama – A painter’s fantasy
Popular amongst honeymooners and nature buffs; Pulwama is another place, you cannot ignore during your vacation in Kashmir in June. Heritage temples, cascading streams, lakes and sprawling saffron fields make it look nothing less than a painting.
Things to do in Pulwama: Mountaineering, watching Aharbal falls cascading in full volume and trekking up to Tarsar and Marsar Lake.
10. Patnitop – Heaven for adventure junkies
If you have a daring heart and planning for Kashmir in June, keep Patnitop on your list. Surrounded by Shivalik Range and pine forests, Patnitop is a paradise for adventure freaks. With natural wonders like springs, valleys and snow-capped mountains and thrilling adventure sports options; Patnitop in June is a complete package.
Things to do in Patnitop: Paragliding, rappelling and rock climbing.
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