By Air : Jammu
is well connected by various domestic airline services with Delhi,
Amritsar, Chandigarh, and Srinagar.
By Rail :
Jammu Tawi is an important railhead on the Northern Railway line, having
excellent connections with other parts of the country. Express trains
connect it with Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta and Amritsar.
By Road :
Located on the National Highway 1A, Jammu is linked by a network of roads
to Amritsar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Katra, Srinagar, and Manali.
Travel Information Of Kashmir
By Air :
Srinagar is connected to Delhi by daily flights via Jammu. Weekly flights
are also operated by various domestic airlines from Leh to Srinagar and
thrice a week flights are operated from Delhi to Srinagar.
By Rail :
The nearest railhead from the Srinagar is Jammu Tawi, 305-km away. Jammu
is connected to all parts of the country by express trains. Some of the
important rail connections include:
Jammu Express From Pune
· Himgiri Express From Howrah
· Shalimar Express From Ahmedabad
· Jammu Tawi From Delhi
By Road :
Srinagar being the only major town linked by road to the rest of the
country, all visitors make it their base, going for excursions to nearby
resorts, for fishing and trekking expeditions. The capital city is
connected by JKSRTC bus services to Jammu, Leh, Kargil, Gulmarg, Pahalgam,
Chandigarh and Delhi.
Jammu and Kashmir comprises of three distinct climatic regions with vast
variance due to a sharp rise of altitude from 1,000 feet to 28,250 feet
above sea level within four degrees of latitude of the state. The state is
geologically constituted of rocks varying from the oldest period of
earth's history to the youngest present day river and lake deposits.
The Jammu region experiences a tropical climate.
Rainfall: 107 cm (July to
Best Season: October to
Summer: 43.0 degree C to 23.4degrees C.
Winter : 26.2 to 4.3 degrees C.
Clothing: Heavy/Medium woollens in winter and light cottons in
The mountainous tracts of the Himalayan mountains, the youngest
mountain ranges in the world have temperate climatic conditions. The
climate varies from alpine in the northeast to subtropical in the
southwest. Annual average precipitation ranges from 3 inches (75 mm)
in the north to 45 inches (1,150 mm) in the southwest.
Best Season : March to October.
Temperatures (Average) :
Summer : 10 to 30 degrees cent.
Winter : Low temperatures
Clothing : Light/Medium woollens
in summer and heavy woollens in winter.
One of the driest regions in northern India, the capital Leh experiences
only 110 mm of rainfall a year. Because of its location to the north east
of the main Himalayan range, it is sheltered from the Indian monsoon
Padum is subject to occasional heavy storms in July and August and heavy
snowfall in winter. Leh on the lee side of the Himalayan and Zanskar
range is devoid of snowfall in winter.
Best Season :
March to October.
Summer : 20
15 degrees C to -3 degrees C.
Light/Medium woollens in summer and heavy woollens in winter.