Jammu and Kashmir is located in the northern most part of India. The valleys and the hills make the land a paradise on earth. The gorgeous mountains with subterranean green valleys make it a perfect tourist destination. Jammu and Kashmir is called the 'Switzerland of the East', because of its wonderful locales and friendly locals.
Kashmir is the hub of adventure sports. Apart from local sight seeing, there are other activities like mountaineering, trekking and skiing. These in fact, are the most popular ones. The gushing streams and the restless rivers in the Himalayan area, are ideal for river rafting. There are a number of rivers in the area - Beas, Indus, Sutlej and Kali Ganga are the best ones for river rafting.
Jammu and Kashmir is the ideal place for the tourists to enjoy snow round the year. There are a number of peaks in the region which remain snow covered throughout the year. Along with providing a treat for the eyes, the snow also makes for the pulsating activities, almost round the year, in the skiing orbit.
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If you've had your share of soaking in the natural beauty, you can try out the various adventure sports in Jammu and Kashmir. This will surely add a different dimension to your trip to the land of Himalayas.
The ones more in sync with the dangerous face of nature, can revel in the adventure sports the region is famous for. Tourists can choose from a wide range of adventure sports that the region offers. They are: