Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is an union territory located in northern region of India. Jammu and Kashmir is named after the two regions it encompasses – the Jammu region and the Kashmir Valley. Srinagar is the summer capital, and Jammu is the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir.

The Kashmir valley is famous for its beautiful mountainous landscape, and Jammu’s numerous shrines attract lakhs of Hindu pilgrims every year. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south.

Popularly known as the “Paradise on Earth” the state is world famous for its scenic splendour, snow-capped mountains, plentiful wildlife, exquisite monuments, hospitable people and local handicraft.