Holiday Trip in Kishtwar

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Kishtwar, located at a height of around 5,360 feet above the sea level is gifted with remarkable vistas of dense woods of deodar, pines and fir. Unlike other tourist places in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Kishtwar is not much popular; however, its strategic location surrounded by high-altitude mountains never gets ignored among explorers. This place has sloppy hills and lofty mountains around this land. Kishtwar is mainly noted for saffron and sapphires, but still there are various attractions of this place to keep the visitors entertained and busy. Adventure lovers can enjoy mountain expeditions in the form of peak like- Crooked Finger (5, 630 m), Sickle Moon (6,575 m), Brahmma-I (6,416 m) and Arjuna (6,230 m). Besides them, Jamia Masjid, Shrine of Shah Asrar, Hatta Wali Mata Temple, Kishtwar National Park and Athara Bhuja Devi temple are some of the famous attractions of the area. So, if you want to visit this beautiful city, explore the Kishtwar holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and get the best offers for the tour.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Kishtwar

Before going for Kishtwar tour, you should be familiar with the places you must visit during the trip.

Saffron Cultivation:
Kishtwar is sited on a plateau above the Chenab River and below the Nagin Sheer glacier. This place is noted for the fine saffron grown in the area and for various waterfalls nearby. Saffron, a very colourful sight in spring and summer, grows only in a limited area and the cultivation as well as harvesting is accompanied by merry festivals and ceremonies.
Sarthal Devi:
The pilgrimage site of Sarthal Devi, with its 18-armed goddess statue, is located at a distance of 19 KM from the town. Kishtwar also has the tombs of two important Muslim saints.
Jamia Masjid:
The Jamia Masjid of Kishtwar is the oldest mosque in the district of Kishtwar. It has already been said that a mosque had been built in Kishtwar before 1650 A.D. Masjid-e- Faridiya and Jamia Masjid Kishtwar follow. It was one of the biggest mosques in Jammu province.
Ziarat Shah Farid-Ud-Din:

A ziarat constructed over a tomb of shah Farid-ud-Din, a great Muslim saint and is situated in the heart of Kishtwar town. It is believed that shah Farid-ud-din came to Kishtwar during the reign of Raja Jai Singh to propogate Islam.

Sapphire Mines of Paddar:

Located 115 KM beyond Kishtwar at an altitude of over 4,000 metres are the blue sapphire mines of Paddar. It is a road leading up to this area from Kishtwar.

Other Attractions:

Shrine of Shah Asrar, Hatta Wali Mata Temple, Kishtwar National Park and Athara Bhuja Devi temple are some of the other tourist attractions of Kishtwar.

Best Time for Holidaying in Kishtwar

The best time to visit Kishtwar is anytime between the months of June to October. During this period, the climate is very pleasant and favorable for sightseeing and other outdoor activities in here. In fact, during this time this place looks at its best with fascinating landscapes covered with green belts of mountains. So, make your Kishtwar trip plans accordingly.

Must Buy Things from Kishtwar

In the beautiful city of Kishtwar, you will get the best of Sapphire and Saffron. However, you can indulge in random shopping of souvenirs for your loved ones in the local markets. So, enjoy most of your Kishtwar vacation by enjoying buying your favorite items and home décor items from the city.

Explore Options to Reach Kishtwar

Before booking Kishtwar holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can reach to this beautiful city of Gujarat.
By Air
The closest airport to Kishtwar is Jammu. It receives regular flights from Delhi, Leh, Srinagar and Jaipur. One can take private taxi or bus from Jammu to Kishtwar.
By Train
The Jammu Tawi railway station in the nearest railhead to Kishtwar city. The railway station has good rail connectivity with trains from several Indian cities.
By Road
Kishtwar is well-connected with other destinations of the state like Jammu, Doda, Udhampur, Srinagar, etc by National Highway 1B. Private and J&K SRTC operated bus services are available. You can also hire private taxi / share taxi from Jammu, Udhampur and Srinagar. So, choose any of the traveling modes and enjoy comfortable Kishtwar travel.
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