Kashmir a place where mountains dance in the melodious breeze of exceptional temperature, Kashmir a place where every small creature holds a novel beauty, Kashmir a place where the tinkling sound of streams is eternal, Kashmir a place where the chirping of birds is a treat to ears… These are just a few but you can have tremendous reasons to visit heaven on earth “Kashmir”. It is definitely bliss owing to the presence of breathtakingly beautiful places like Pahalgam, Gulmarg, and Sonmarg.
Every year thousands of tourist’s, nature lovers and adventure seekers visit Kashmir to enjoy scenic landscapes, freshwater lakes and verdant valleys. There is never a second option if you want to enjoy a beautiful and reasonable holiday. There is no doubt, its scenic beauty will make you forget everything but your holiday experience is incomplete without a cozy place to rest.
So before you book your tickets to the beautiful journey of your life take a break and check out the list of 10 best luxurious resorts in Kashmir.
1. The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa-Gulmarg
Let us start the list with the most lavish resort of Kashmir – The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa. This resort is counted as one of the most luxurious resorts of Kashmir. Located in between the lush green spaces of Gulmarg, this resort has everything beautiful to offer you. The ambience of the rooms is dazzling and bless you a homely feeling. Besides great food and marvelous hospitality one can enjoy the adventurous activities near this resort. So, to live the experience of both the worlds (luxurious and comfort), you should definitely say yes to booking.
Nearest Places you can visit
Alphater Lake, Rani Temple, Outer Circle Walk, Apharwat Peak, etc
2. Hotel Comrade Inn
If you are planning your stay in the heart of Kashmir “Srinagar”, then the Hotel Comrade Inn is an ideal choice to explore. Hotel is located just at the bench of Dal Lake and its interior designing will make you land in the dreamy world. This budget-friendly 3-star hotel will provide you with professional services with extra care and love. The tastefully decorated hotel is full of modern amenities that you may require on your travels. So, if you are looking for a comfortable stay away from home you should click to book this hotel soon.
Nearest Places you can visit
Dal Lake, Tulip Garden, Botanical Garden, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashme Shahi.
3. Nedou’s Hotel
To have the unique holiday experience one should try 120 years of hospitality service. Yes, you heard it right… For over 120 years Nedou’s have been serving to both national and international guests at their deluxe hotel in Gulmarg. Due to its goodwill and recommendable services, this hotel always makes its place among the top hotels of Kashmir. Their USP is that they provide skiing services in winters and golf services in summers. If you are planning a Honeymoon trip to Kashmir than a book this hotel without a blink as it is an ideal romantic destination for couples.
Nearest Places you can visit
Gulmarg Meadows, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Strawberry Valley, etc
4. The Orchard Retreat & Spa-Srinagar
Located in Srinagar within 5.3 km of Hazrabal Mosque, the Orchard Retreat & Spa provides the most beautiful and well-maintained accommodation for the guests. From striking garden to novel outdoor pool, this place has everything modern in the kitty. Besides comfort and hospitality, this place is known for the delicious food menu. You can enjoy your yummy food at the highly spacious balcony.
Nearest Places to visit
Nehru Park, Pari Mahal, Hazratbal Mosque, Shalimar Bagh, Hari Parbat, Roza Bal Shrine, etc.
5 . Grand Mumtaz Resorts-Gulmarg
From Srinagar to Gulmarg every outlet of Grand Mumtaz Hotels or Resorts is famous. If you are looking for fully furnished deluxe rooms then Grand Mumtaz Resort is the best option for you. Here, each room window will make you to enjoy panoramic views of the alpine forests and snow-capped mountains. Their highly qualified staff will make sure you get a comfortable arena with every possible facility. You can even check reviews and ratings before saying yes to this place.
Gulmark Golf Course, Alpather Lake, Mamaleshwar Temple, Chandanwari, Betaab Valley, etc.
6. The Kashmir Orient
Kashmir Orient is the newly established alluring and dazzling hotel, located at Dalgate, Srinagar. This vibrant color combination with exclusive and novel interior designing can make anyone to love this comfy place. With the hot sip of aromatic Kashmiri Kehwa, you can enjoy the morning view of “Floating gardens” from your window. Besides,flawless customer service and jaw-dropping settings set this place apart from other hotels. The hotel works fully to cater to the needs of esteemed guests.
Downtown, Mughal gardens, Dal Lake, etc
7. Batra Hotel
This is an ideal hotel for a vegetarian traveler. Nestled at a few steps away from Dal Lake, this award-winning 4-star hotel in Srinagar, is famous for providing mouth-watering vegetarian cuisines. From the best vegetarian food to cozy rooms this place has everything to offer you. Besides, one can enjoy free parking, Wi-Fi services and Gym services. All the rooms of this hotel carry taste Kashmiri culture and heritage with it.
Shankaracharya Hill, Jama Masjid, Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, Pari Mahal, etc.
8. Hotel Greenwood’s Inn
This hotel is the best option for those travelers who have a very strict budget. It is located 1 Km always from Dalgate i.e, Ishber Nishat. The locality of this property is totally mesmerizing and you will witness glittering colors of nature through the balcony. However, you may not have heard about this place before but I assure you greenwoods can be a friendly escape when you don’t want to spend much on accommodation.
Shankaracharya Hill, Nishat Bagh, Harvan Bagh, Dhara, etc
9. The Heritage by Heaven
This place is the place for those who are really fond of Kashmiri heritage. This luxurious hotel is loaded with traditional wood architecture and walnut wood carvings. Heritage Heaven is situated at Shivpora, Srinagar and should be counted in the list. Perfect for families and even for solo travelers, you will be surprised at the caring hospitality.
Srinagar, Pampore, Highway, etc
10: Ahsan Mount Resort-Sonmarg
Let us conclude the list with the most breathtaking and remarkable resort of Kashmir- Ahsan Mount Resort-Sonmarg. This resort will offer you an incredible experience during your trip to Kashmir. In fact, this resort is a perfect blend of luxury and nature where you can enjoy the panoramic sight of glaciers, mountains and green landscapes. The place is calm and keeps you away from daily hush and rush of life.
Thajiwas Glacier, The Western Mountains, Krishnasar Lake, Vishansar Lake, etc.
Phew! Such a long read? Well, it is not over yet, scroll down and know about places you must visit at Kashmir:
- Srinagar: Visit for Mughal Gardens, Historical Shrines and unique architecture of Downtown
- Gulmarg: Visit for lush green meadows, skiing and Snow
- Sonamarg: Visit for snowy glaciers
- Pulwama: Visit for natural springs and orchids
- Phalgham: Visit for picturesque views
- Anantnag: Visit for old temples
- Baltal: Visit for beautiful landscapes
- Dachigham: Visit for natural flora and Fauna
- Dhara: Visit to trek
- Kupwara: Visit to see Lolaab Valley
Things you must carry for a Trip to Kashmir
You may already know what to carry and what not but keep this in mind that Summers in Kashmir are different from your typical summers in the plains. Therefore, before you say yes to packing, you must know what type of clothes to carry that would suit the climate of Kashmir. Here is a list of some important things you should pack along:
- Cotton Clothes: As temperature ranges from 25-35 degrees.
- Woolens: As nights are cooler that one would even expect
- Umbrella and Raincoats: As you light showers of rain are quiet common
- Trekking Boots: As there are many mountains to explore
- Camera: As there are many places worth to capture
This was all from the snowcapped mountains and green meadows of Kashmir. If you are planning to spend sunny summers here at Kashmir, then you should definitely check-out the above-mentioned resorts. Enjoy your trip with most comfy and secure resorts…