Best Sightseeing Places in Verinag
Before going for Verinag travel, you should be familiar with the places you must visit
during the trip.
Steadily, the isolated rumble becomes a roar as you approach the waterfall of Aharbal
that crashes down a narrow gorge. Aharbal is in fact, more than just a waterfall.
There are various places to picnic in the surrounding areas, as well as charming walks
of varying lengths all over the hillsides. You can enjoy interesting treks, one of them
is to the high altitude lake of Kounsernag at 13,500 ft above sea level-takes off from
A major tourist attraction of this place is Verinag Spring on which this place is named.
There is an octagonal stone basin at Verinag Spring and an arcade adjoining it which
was constructed by Mughal emperor Jahangir in 1620 A.D. Later, a beautiful garden
next to the spring was laid out by his son, 'Shah Jahan'. This spring is renowned to
never dry up or overflow. Verinag Spring is also the major source of River Jhelum. The
spring and Mughal arcade surrounding it is also officially recognized by Archaeological
Survey of India as a 'Monument of National Importance'.
Famous Tourist Destinations around Verinag:
Kokernag (7 KM), Daksum (20 KM), Anantnag (24 KM) and Pulwama (46 KM) are some
of the famous tourist destinations around Verinag.
Best Time for Holidaying in Verinag
The best time to visit Verinag is during the summer and autumn season. During this
time of the year, the colors of the landscape of Verinag are at their most vibrant and
perfect for sightseeing as well as outdoor activities. So, make your Verinag trip plan
Must Buy Things from Verinag
Verinag a mainly a hill station, thus it doesn't offer much scope for any kind of special
shopping items. It is a beautiful where you can explore the natural beauty. If shopping
is what you're looking for, we'd suggest you to go for shopping in Srinagar as there are
a large number of shops to buy interesting items there and it is just 78 KM away from
Verinag. Some of the popular shopping areas in Srinagar are Badshah Chowk, Lal
Chowk and Polo View best places to buy authentic items and souvenirs.
Explore Options to Reach Verinag
Before booking your Verinag holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this city. To know more, read on:
The closest airport (82 KM) to this place is Srinagar Airport that connects it to various
important cities such as Mumbai, Delhi and Jammu etc. away from Verinag. From
airport, you can hire taxi to reach here.
The nearest railway station is Qazigund Railway Station that lies on the 119 km long
Kashmir Railway, which runs from Baramulla to Banihal. It lies at a distance of 17 km
from Verinag. . The next closest railway station is located at Jammu (Jammu Tawi
Railway station). It takes 6 hour drive to reach the town.
Verinag can be reached by road by taking National Highway 1A between Jammu and
Srinagar. It lies at a distance of 6–8 KM from National Highway 1A. It is also connected
by road to Anantnag (24 KM) and Srinagar (78 KM) away from Verinag. So, choose any
of the traveling modes and come for a memorable Verinag tour.