India - Jammu & Kashmir (Including Ladakh) (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Jammu & Kashmir (including Ladakh) chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.

Hindu Jammu and Katra are a major draw for domestic pilgrims. Muslim Kashmir attracts local tourists seeking cool summer air, while the Himalayan land of Ladakh is J&K’s greatest attraction for foreigners.

  • murmur meditative mantras in mural-decked Tibetan Buddhist monasteries such as Chemrey or Thiksey in the Indus Valley
  • maps
  • experience the stark magnificence of Ladakh with a hassle-free (and traffic-free) homestay trek in the Markha Valley
  • transport
  • enjoy an amusingly caricatured Raj-type experience relaxing on a deluxe Dal Lake houseboat in Srinagar
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Ladakh, Leh, Markha Valley & Rumbak, Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri Loop, Kargil, Suru Valley, Zanskar, The Kashmir Valley, Srinagar, Pahalgam & Aru, Gulmarg, Naranag & Lake Gangabal, Sonamarg, Jammu.

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