Kashmir, know as the "Paradise on Earth". Kashmir is famous for its captivating beauty. Forming the backdrop of Kashmir, the snow-capped ranges make Kashmir look like a picture straight out of a fairytale. Breathtaking landscapes, splendid rivers, serene lakesand gardens gardens, flowering meadows, etc are attarctions of Kashmir which adds to its splendor. The breathtaking beauty of Kashmir has earned it the name of the "Switzerland of the East". Nothing describes the beauty of Kashmir better than the following words of a Mughal emperor "Gar Bar-ru-e-Zamin Ast; Hamin Ast, Hamin Ast Hamin Ast."
It means that if there is paradise on this earth, this is it, this is it, and this is it. It is impossible to overstate the beauty of Kashmir.
You can reach Jammu & Kashmir conveniently by air, rail, and road. Obtaining Visa to Jammu & Kashmir is also quite easy.
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Jammu and Kashmir is well connected by Air to all the major destinations of India like New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh. There are 3 airports at J&k Srinagar, Jammu and Leh. Srinagar Airport is approx. 13 Kms from City. Almost all air service providers operate regular flights from Jammu and Srinagar.
Jammu Tawi is the main railway station of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu is well connected with rail networkok of rest of India and all the major stations of India. Jammu is approx 300 Kms from Srinagar. Udhampur is the nearest railway station to Srinagar (230 Kms) but frequency of trains coming to Jammu are more. Rail link with Holy town of Katra is almost ready and will be commenced in near future. In that case no of trains passing through Udhampur will be increased.
Jammu and Srinagar is well connected by Road Network with the rest of India. There is 4 lane highway from outside j&k to Jammu. four lane highway from Jammu to Kashmir is under construction. Distance of Jammu to Srinagar is apprpx. 300 Kms. Government of J&K has now opened another highway to Srinagar from Jammu. It is known by name "Mughal Road" and it passes through Poonch and shopian of the state.