Kashmir trekking geographical features

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Geographical region of  Kashmir Alpines

The state of Jammu and Kashmir  has three different regions jammu , ladakh and Kashmir valley,The greater part of the valley is made of similar disposition of vale and mountains, as is observable in all these alpines regions, and consists of series of mountains ranges of Himalayas, running mostly in parallel lines from south -west to north and east, separated by glens, which are in general of no great breadth.The chief peculiarity by which Kashmir is distinguished from the mountain countries on its confines is the richness of its vegetation.

the mountains, although for a considerable part of the year capped in many parts with snow, are coated with rich forests.The chief river of Kashmir is river jehlum (Vitastha)(Behut),the Hydraspes of the ancients.This rises at angle of the mountains, chiefly from the springs of Virnag, in the south -east extremity of Kashmir.

It is immediately joined by a stream from the south , the Kaimu River , and another from the north ,the river Brang. This latter rises by two heads in the district of the same name,to the east of Anatnag, at eight miles distance. it again divides two branches the more northerly of which is joined by a small stream from Kotonhara, and the more southerly by the stream from Virnag :the two main trunks again meet near anatnag and form the River jehlum,which,as it proceeds,receives other streams, as the Lambodari River or Lidder River from the north-east , on the road of Amarnath, and the Shupien or Shuingulu river, which is formed by various rivulets from the north of the Pir panjal mountain ranges.

The sindh river,which takes its main source from Zoje la pass, thajiwas glacier and from glacier streams forms its own valley Sind valley sonamarg . Kashmir Plays a major role in terms of adventure sports is related , Kashmir is basic Himalayan valley and has large part of mountains and alpine lakes, and large number best treks come in to play Journey to alpine lakes best time. are  major treks in Kashmir , besides other treks Kashmir kolahoi glacier trek, Kashmirtarsar marsar trek with others.for more information   , contact us. 

Famous Lakes Of Kashmir Valley

The traditions of the Kashmir assert,that the whole of Kashmir ,intending thereby the principle line of valley,was originally one large lake,and aspect of the province confirms the truth of the legend,the subsidence of the waters being distinctly defined by horizontally lines on the face of the mountains:it is also not all unlikely to have been the scene of some great convulsion of nature.t Kashmir has a number of lakes most of the lakes are glacial origin.some of the important lakes of Kashmir. wular lakes: the wular lake in Kashmir is the largest freshwater lake in India .it is about 16 km long,9.6 km wide with ill-defined shores. this lake lies between bandipore and sopore at a distance of 75 km. Dallake: Srinagar the city of Dallake is a beautiful lake in Srinagar city. it is 8 km long and 6.4 km wide.it is the floodlung of jehblum .the famous house boats are crown of the dallake,and the famous mughal gardens are situated on the banks of the dallake. the unique floating gardens,are found in this lake,and produces large quantity of vegetables. Anchar lake:The Anchar lake is swampy area.the sind nollah enters this lake from one side and flows out from the other  side.It is about 8 km long and 3 km wide.Ganderbal is a famous township on its north west bank .Harwan  lake:The harwan lake is situated at a distance of 21 km from Srinagar.it is 278m long and 18 m deep .This lake is a source of water supply to Srinagar city. Manasbal lake.

Famous High Altitude Alpine Lakes of kashmir

Gangabal lake ,vishansar lake ,krishansar lake, Gadsar lake, Tarsar Lake , Marsar Lake, Harbhagwan lake , Katrinag lake, Dunrinar lake, Basmay lake , Tulian lake, Konsarnag lake,churnag lake with manny others .

weather in Kashmir

Kashmir has four seasons in terms of weather

Spring Starts from march up to may ,March is mostly rain ,April the weather gets better and all the plants are in bloom, May gets moderate with lot of sun up to 25°C.

Summer starts from June up to august , June good tempura 20 °C to 30 °C nights are mild July the hottest month temperature gets up to 35°C and short rains are expected august same temperature hot and humid temperature up to 35°C.

Autumn September to November fall season starts from September tree turn color in yellow and red temperature  dips every passing week reaches up to 15 °C .

Winter starts December January February the months are cold and lot of snow temperature dips up to -10°C,day are very short 12 hours.


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