Jammu and Kashmir are often referred to with the acronym, J&K. Its location is in the Himalayan Mountains, and the state shares its borders with states such as Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. Jammu and Kashmir share an international border with China in the north-eastern frontier, and the Line Of Control separates it from Pakistan. Some of the best things to do in Jammu & Kashmir would definitely be to boat on the Dal Lake, take a biking tour to Ladakh and engage some marvellous treks across J&K.
Three regions make up the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The three regions of Jammu and Kashmir are Jammu, Ladakh, and the Kashmir Valley. The state's capital for the summer is Srinagar, an ad for the winter is Jammu. It is the one state in all of India with Muslims as a majority of its population. Kashmir's Mountainous landscape is beautiful and famous for it. It has many shrines which attract many thousand Hindus every year. The Buddhism related culture and remote beauty of the mountains have inspired the name, "Little Tibet "for Ladakh.
The Tawi Valley, the Kashmir Valley, Chenab Valley, Poonch Valley, Sind Valley, and Lidder Valley, are some of the Valleys that make up Jammu and Kashmir. The width of the Range of Elevated Areas means that Jammu and Kashmir have diversity in its Biogeography. Thorn Scrub forests in the northwestern, and Himalayan Subtropical Forests of Pine are located where Elevations are low somewhere far in the Southeast. West Himalaya's Broadleaf Forests run in a northwest-southeast direction in the Kashmir Valley. In the mountains, Broadleaf Forests turn into Western forests of Himalayan Conifers (Subalpine).
Above the elevation of the tree line, is found, meadows and northwestern alpine shrub of the Himalayas. The northeastern part of the state has a covering of the West Karakoram Plateau of Tibet's Alpine Steppe. Simply rock and ice, but no vegetation is found in the highest of the elevations. Amongst the best things to do in Jammu & Kashmir, we would definitely say the top one would be to nature-gaze at the valleys of Kashmir, for the amount of beauty it offers to the eye!