Pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the major attractions of Indian pilgrimage. Shrouded in interesting legends, the temples of Jammu and Kashmir attract pilgrims from all over the world. The Vaishno Devi Temple in Jammu, the Amarnath pilgrimage in Kashmir and the Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh are some of the most popular pilgrimages in India. Offering peace and tranquility in abundance, Jammu and Kashmir tours hold an important place on the India tourism map.
Jammu and Kashmir is a land steeped in a mystical religious aura. This northern Indian state is known for its beautiful and unique pilgrimage centers and is visited by many devotees from all over the world. The state has many famous pilgrimage centers belonging to different religions like Hinduism, Muslim, Buddhism, and Sikhism.
Symbolizing the faith of the people of India, Jammu and Kashmir trekking is one of the major tourist attractions in the country. Jammu temples make an important part of India tours, especially the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, with which a great legend is associated. Located atop the Trikuta Hills, this shrine attracts millions of tourists every year. Dating back to the 5th century, the shrine of Amarnath in Kashmir holds ultimate religious significance for Hindus.
Offering immense peace and a sense of spiritual contentment, other popular pilgrimages in Jammu and Kashmir include the shrine of Hazrat Billah (which houses the poetry of the Prophet Muhammad in a glass coffin), some steps and mosques.
On this Jammu and Kashmir pilgrimage tour, you must travel to Ladakh, which is not only famous for its natural beauty but also for its beautiful Buddhist monasteries. The people of Ladakh are known as the “land of Gompas”, and consist mainly of ancient Buddhist monasteries or Gompas. A variety of artifacts can be seen in these monasteries. Ideally situated in mesmerizing locations, boasting great architectural beauty and offering guidance on attaining enlightenment, Ladakh tours are rapidly gaining popularity among tourists. Some of the famous Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh are Rizong Monastery, Spituk Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery, and Stakana Monastery.