1. eskay

    First time Kashmir - October 2021

    Guys, I need an itinerary recommendation for a week in Kashmir for a person who has never been there. Need to cover the usual haunts - Srinagar, Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonmarg. Fly into Srinagar in the first week of October. Rest by cab. Stay suggestions? What to do? Srinagar stay will be most...
  2. DeepikaNitin

    Kashmir Road trip with a baby!

    Hi All, I have been a member of BCMTouring for a long time now and this forum has helped me in picking out best locations always. All the tips, guidance that comes along is extremely helpful as well. I have taken numerous trips with friends and family in past few years however never really got...
  3. Yogesh Sarkar

    Kashmir in Autumn

    Prologue I had been planning to travel to Kashmir during autumn for quite some time now. I wanted to photograph the beautiful Kashmir Valley in the varied hues of autumn. However, for one reason or the other, the trip never materialized. So when I was approached by the J&K Tourism Department...
  4. jpoddar

    Ladakh in October

    Hi.. I'm planning for a Ladakh trip this year in October with my family. Planning to start on Oct 10 and will return on Oct 21. The dates and duration are kind of fixed due to constraints like leaves and school holidays. I've two kids, 8 & 5 years old. I already did Spiti and North Sikkim (in...
  5. nadz11.ns

    Tourist spots in Kashmir, Ladakh region declared 'no polythene' zones

    The Jammu and Kashmir government has declared tourist destinations and resorts in the Valley and Ladakh region as polythene-free zones, and banned the use of non-biodegradable plastic at its properties, according to an official order. The government aims to achieve sustainable tourism and make...
  6. LifeJourney

    Kashmir Sep-2017-Known & lesser known places- Gurez Valley

    If it's beauty & culture nothing beats Kashmir ! And the winning & daring feel. Srinagar-Sonmarg-Bandipora-RazdanPass-Gurez Valley -Dawar-Tuleil-Tulial-Sheikhopora-Badgam-Hajin-Gulmarg-Srinagar-Pahalgam-Aru valley-Betab valley-Betab Chandanwari-Srinagar 8 days .Innova as taxi. Posting some...
  7. nadz11.ns

    Solo Riding R15 || Sach || Cliffhanger || Sinthan ||

    21st - 24th September I did a solo ride on the route - Jammu - Pathankot - Dalhousie - Chamba - Bairagarh - Sach Pass - Killar - Cliffhanger Route - Gulabgarh - Kishtwar - Sinthan Pass - Daksum - Anantnag - Jammu covering a total distance of 872 km. This is my first such long ride and it was...
  8. jjamwal

    Short Srinagar, Pahalgam trip

    Even though I'm from Jammu and have a lot of family members and friends working in Kashmir, it hasn't been a place I cared enough to visit. Last time I was there in 1999, I had to cut short my stay after Kargil war started. Since then, I never really gave any attention to the place except for...
  9. Taks

    Comfortable hotels in Srinagar

    Hi I am traveling with my family which includes a sr. citizen. I have stayed in house boat in dal lake. Though experience is worth taking but not a comfortable one. As too much noise from adjacent house boats and no privacy. Could you please recommend good hotels on boulevard road. I need to...
  10. Aditya Desai

    Paradise Of India! ( Jammu & Kashmir )

    Never believe the unseen & unheard. All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen. Kashmir is Safe & Beautiful. *The itenary included : Day 01 Srinagar - Shikara ( Dal Lake ) , Nishat Gardens, Shalimar Gardens , Tulip Gardens ( Closed in May ) Day 02 Gulmarg - Gondola...
  11. Taks

    Advice on Kashmir travel during ramadan with family

    Hi I am planning to travel to Kashmir on 27th May. Do I need to take care of any thing special as it would be start of Ramadan. Also, My mother is travelling with me. Could you please suggest some good places for vegiterian food during our stay. What areas would be good to visit for our...
  12. nadz11.ns

    My Trips to Kashmir

    TRIP 1 (May 2017) TRIP 2 (June 2017) TRIP 3 (July 2017) TRIP 4 (Sept. 2017) TRIP 5 (Nov. 2017) TRIP 6 (Jan. 2018) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I wanted to visit Kashmir for a long time...
  13. Balaji86

    Gurez valley

    I am planning to visit Gurez valley to see Habba Khattoon. Also, planning to stay in TRC Darwar. Do you recommend the stay there and also how good it is to go there in October. How do I book TRC Darwar if so.
  14. C

    Kashmir in October

    Hello Friends, I'm planning for Kashmir with my wife in last week of october. how will be the weather conditions, srinagar, sonmarg, pahelgham is in the list. also how is the situation in Kashmir now, is tourist safe there. ? pls help me deciding this. Thank you,
  15. rishij

    The SLMD trip

    The Srinagar-____-______-Delhi trip Pretext: We were done booking our PNQ-SXR & DEL-PNQ air tickets on the 25th June 2016. By then little did we know of what the Indian Army had planned for and executed on the 8th July 2016 by the killing of the terrorist commander Burhan Wani in Kashmir. I am...
  16. ravi srivastava

    Suggestions Required: Unexplored Kashmir (Gurez, Warwan, etc)

    Hi Fellow Travellers, I'm back with my travel itinerary questions. I've planned a solo ride to the less-explored parts of kashmir and would like some suggestions from the guys who have explored that area. Here's the itinerary, Day 1: Noida - Jammu Day 2: Jammu -Peer ki Gali - Aharbal...
  17. Dry Ice

    To Firdaus and Back: Kashmir

    With 5 days in hand, where does one head to? I was okay with not driving down (for this time!!) and that opened up a lot of destinations. :) Eventually decided on Srinagar. Thanks to our friends in Srinagar, it was a truly memorable trip. Presenting a few teasers - More...
  18. Dev Dahiya

    Self Drive to Leh

    Anyone travelling to Leh on 28th may?
  19. Taks

    Need Help - Srinagar - April 14 - April 18

    Hi I am planning a 5 days 4 nights trip to Srinagar. I am flying from Delhi to Srinagar due to time crunch. I am travelling with my wife. Could you please suggest possible itenary. Also please suggest some good houseboats/hotels. I would like to pre-book them, Thanks Rohit Takkar
  20. castus

    असीम (Boundless)

    In our society, it is not that easy for a woman, living with her family, to attempt a solo trip. Especially when the itinerary included some very remote villages in the Kashmir valley. Something no regular tourist will ever imagine doing. This is a chronicle of one unplanned and barefoot trip to...