Jammu and Kashmir
Where valley meets the mighty mountains!
The state of Jammu and Kashmir is bestowed with lofty snow mountains, fascinating valleys, sparkling streams, rushing rivers and emerald forests. The state is blessed with diverse ecosystem. In this south lies the Jammu region the lower portion of which is essentially hot in summer and cold in winters, bearing broad leaved forests at lower altitudes in plains and Shiwaliks. The middle part of Jammu region support mostly Chirpine forests whereas higher reaches are temperate and support luxuriant coniferous forests, the northwest region between Pir Panjal and Zojila is the Kashmir Valley considered the "paradise on earth". This fascinating valley enticing the visitors is a museum of nature and scenic beauty. To the north east lies the great landscape of Ladakh bound by snow peaks and friendly people. It is a place innumerable attraction. The state of J&K is having the unending varieties of its landscape, the magic of natural scenery, the vivid cultural life, the unmatched glaciers, rushing torrent, sparkling springs, the cool shade of Chinars, wealth of its famous health resorts and the last but not least its traditional hospitality which attracts any tourist.
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