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Travel Information Of Jammu :

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.
 

Climate 

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.

Jammu  Kashmir

The Jammu region experiences a tropical climate.

Rainfall: 107 cm (July to September).
Best Season: October to April.

Temperatures (Average)

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 summer.
 

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 in winter.
Clothing : Light/Medium woollens in summer and heavy woollens in winter.

   

Ladakh

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.

Temperature (Average) :

Summer : 20 degrees C.
Winter : 15 degrees C to -3 degrees C.
Clothing : Light/Medium woollens in summer and heavy woollens in winter.

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Hotels In Kashmir

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Tourist Attractions (Kashmir)

Shankaracharya || Khir-bhavani || Hari Parbat || Jama Masjid || Nishat Bagh || Sun Temple || Pari Mahal || Pahalgam || Dachigam || Hazratbal || Dal Lake || Gulmarg

 


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