Over the past few years the
Kashmir part of India has become a huge tourist attraction
for tourists in India and all over the world. It is estimated
that over four million people visit the Kashmir area on some
type of vacation or holiday. With those numbers it might make
people wonder what to expect when traveling to Kashmir.
Here are some answer to the frequently asked questions
What language is spoken in Kashmir?
In the areas of Kashmir that are controlled by
India the common language is that of Urdu. However the other areas
of Kashmir might have their own language such as Kashmir in the
Kashmir Valley and Dogri in Jammu. Other languages that might be
widely spoken include Hindu and Punjabi. English is also known in
the larger cities in Kashmir.
Is Kashmir safe to travel in after their conflict
It has been widely known that Pakistan and Kashmir
have had a long standing conflict. Over the past decade that conflict
has started to calm down and there is even talk of reaching a peace
agreement between the two nations. Kashmir has been calm and safe
to visit for a number of years.
How do I travel to Kashmir?
If you are traveling from out of the country you
will probably travel via plane into the Kashmir area. Once in the
major cities of Kashmir you will be allowed to take a public bus
or taxi. Visitors can also rent four wheel drives to drive to more
remote areas of Kashmir.
What is the weather like in Kashmir?
The Kashmir weather can change. In the summers
it can get really warm and muggy and in the winters it can be cold.
Kashmir’s location to the mountains makes it a snowy location
and many of the locations in Kashmir are located directly on the
mountain which have snowy winters and warm summers.