Jammu city known for its ancient temples, impressive palaces and historical places offers a host of attractions to its visitors. Adventure sport is the characteristic feature of this amazing city where tourists can enjoy mountaineering, trekking, rafting, paragliding and nature walks.
Jammu Travel Guide
The major railway station here Jammu Tawi is well connected to all important cities in India like Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Jammu is connected even to the southernmost railway station in Trivandrum. There are regular flights from key destinations to Jammu operating on a daily basis.
Weather in Jammu
Jammu has a pleasant climate for most part of the year but tourists should ideally visit from September to April.
Summers are very hot with temperatures touching to 45°C. Winters are very cold with temperatures dipping below freezing point and there is snowfall as well. This area receives good amount of rainfall during monsoons. Autumn is the flowering season and Jammu looks absolutely stunning during that period.
Tourist Places Jammu
Jammu is a land of mystical ancient temples and mesmerizing palaces. Verdant terrain, beautiful landscapes, pristine lakes, alluring valleys and hills dotted with trees makes Jammu a complete tourist paradise.
Tourist Places in and around Jammu include Shri Mata Vaishno Devi temple, Bahu Fort, Gauri Kund temple, Gadhadharji Temple, Amar Mahal, Mubarak Mandi Palace, Dogra Art museum, Amarnath caves and many more. The spectacular Surinsar Lake is one of the greatest natural attractions here.
Accommodation in Jammu
Jammu has lots of State government owned hotels, guest houses, huts and other properties that offer tourists affordable and comfortable accommodation facilities. There are also a number of privately owned hotels, luxury resorts, inns and guest houses in Jammu that offer world class amenities in addition to cordial hospitality.
Things to Do in Jammu
Being famous for temples and palaces, the list of things to do in Jammu will undoubtedly revolve around a visit to these places. Tourists can visit various temples spread across the city or visit different palaces or museums here.
Camping, trekking and skiing are some of the other fun-filled activities to enjoy here. Tourists can also shop for stunning Kashmiri handicrafts or conventional Dogra Jewelry from state emporiums or the famous Raghunath bazaar or Hari market.
Tourists can gorge into the scrumptious Dogri meals at different restaurants and enjoy the richness of Jammu.
Visitors can also head to Vaishno Devi- the holy cave shrine near Jammu or plan a side trip to Patnitop and Sanasar-the famous tourist places in Jammu region.
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Article Added on Monday, June 10, 2013
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