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The picturesque valley of Gurez tucked amidst lofty mountains was once the gateway to the famous Silk Route running across Asia. The thickly forested valley, with its bountiful scenic beauty attracts hundreds of local and foreign tourists all year round. Located at a distance of 131 kilometers from Srinagar, it...
A high altitude cold desert, Nubra Valley lives in remoteness for most of the year and comes to life during summers. Thanks to this isolation, it is one of the unspoilt destinations in India far from the madding crowd. It lies about 150 km north of Leh where the rivers, Shyok...
Located at just three hours drive away from Jammu, Patnitop is a place heavily discovered by the tourists. This most favourite tourist destination of Jammu is located in the Lower Himalayan Range close to the Pir Panjal range, 47 km from Udhampur and 112 km from Jammu and is...
Known for its fruit orchards, lush rice fields, lake & springs, Lolab Valley is studded with natural beauty and warm, hospitable locals. Minus the throngs of tourists. This part of Kashmir is as virgin as it gets. Locals calls it ‘Wadi-e-Lolab’. According to peots & authors, Lolab is “land of love and beauty”. It...
For some Drass may bring back the memories of the 1999 Kargil War and various Bollywood movies inspired by the valour of Indian Army. But the original identity of Drass is of splendid tourist destination which perhaps among the coldest ones in the whole world Some 60 Kilometers to the...
Srinagar: With heavy snowfall, this season, winter sports activities have kicked-off in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, where adventure lovers from across the globe have arrived for skiing and snowboarding. Surrounded by the western Himalayas, Gulmarg is dotted with skiers from across the globe. The place has been...
God's own country, Kerala, has recently made it to CNN Travel's list of best places to visit in 2019. So, pack your bags and take a trip to Kerala if you wish to explore the backwaters and experience the scenic beauty in this mind-boggling green landscape. Also, here are the 10...
A large number of beautiful temples and a river flowing through the middle of the city -this brief description is exactly the same for Benaras in Uttar Pradesh and Jammu, the winter capital city of Jammu and Kashmir. A city where the past still has a living presence, Jammu is...
Its National Tourism day, and while we at Express Drives may not be poster boys for the conventional get-on-a-plane tourism. For us, tourism means getting behind the wheels or the handlebar and seeing what the open road has to offer. Which is why we thought we’d share the love...
Chandanwari, 16 Kilometers from the world famous meadow of Pahalgam, is the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra, which takes place every year in the month of Sawan (Rain). It is famous for snow sledging on a snow bridge.Taxi cabs can be hired from Pahalgam for a roundtrip. The...