Weekend Trip to Jammu, Kashmir
- Hill Stations
Summer 24 to 39°C
Winter -2 to 20°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 573 kilometers / 8 h ,56 m
Best Time To Visit
Officially known as Jammu-Tawi, Jammu city is the winter capital of the Jammu and Kashmir state. Also famed as the ‘City of Temples’, Jammu has been blessed with natural beauty in abundance. Placed at the base of the mighty Himalayan Mountains, the city was founded by Raja Jamboolochan way back in the 14th century. The city also finds its mention in the great Hindu epic of Mahabharata, when it was known as Jamboo. As per archaeological indication, Jammu was the part of the Harappa civilization. This picturesque city is not only dotted with a number of tourist attractions but also offers ample adventure opportunities. When in Jammu, do not forget to visit the main bazaars- Hari Market, Raghunath bazaar and Vir Marg. Get your hands on dry fruits mainly almonds and walnuts, Rajma or red beans, Aampar, Anardana, traditional Dogra jewellery and Kashmiri handicrafts. Jammu is just the perfect destination to enjoy a rejuvenating vacation.
How to Reach Jammu
The main railway station in Jammu is the Jammu Tawi railway station. This railway station is well-connected through regular trains by all the important cities of the country including Delhi.
The Jammu airport is well-lined to Delhi through regular flights of all major air service providers.
Jammu and Delhi are well-connected by road. Go for a private rented taxi. Apart from this, the Jammu city is well connected by bus service to Delhi. You can either opt for state-run buses. However, deluxe buses are also available.