Jammu is the winter capital state, situated on the banks of the Tawi River. It is located in the Himalayan Mountains. Jammu and Kashmir consist of three regions i.e. Jammu, The Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh. So here are things you need to know about Jammu tourism. 

About Jammu Tourism

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HOW TO REACH JAMMU?

Jammu has direct connectivity with airport bus and train from Delhi and other major cities. So there is no problem in travelling to Jammu.

New Delhi to Jammu

By Air: The Jammu airport is the closest domestic airport from the city. This airport is well connected to different cities. Then from there you can hire a taxi or a cab that will charge as per the distance covered.

By Train: Jammu Tawi is the nearest railway station located in Jammu. It is linked to the most Indian cities. It will cost you around 1000 Rs.

By Bus: Jammu is well connected with many major cities through bus. If you are coming from Delhi you can take a bus from Kashmiri gate. The fare may vary depending on the bus type you choose. It will cost you around 900 Rs.  

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BEST TIME TO VISIT JAMMU

The best time visit Jammu is between September and April. The winter capital observes very pleasant climate during these months. You will see many mind blowing landscapes covered with flowers and snow covered mountains.

TYPICAL COSTS

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: You will find many good and affordable hotels in Jammu. There is also various ashrams which offers rooms at very reasonable cost or some offers at free of cost. You can easily find accommodation at 200 Rs.
  • FOOD: The cuisine of Jammu is very rich. One of the famous meals is Wazwan and it is prepared in the home on special occasion. The desert here which is very famous is Phirni and Kahwa green tea, flavoured with saffron. You can get delicious food at a cost of around 50 Rs.

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PLACES TO VISIT IN JAMMU

  • Vaishno Devi mandir
  • Bagh-e-Bahu
  • Raghunath Bazar
  • Amar Mahal Palace Museum
  • Mahamaya Temple
  • Surinsar Lake
  • Dogra Art Museum
  • Mubarak mandi palace
  • Rajinder Park
  • Mantalai Temple
  • Akhnoor Fort

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EXCURSIONS NEAR JAMMU

  1. Mata Vaishno Devi – 50 km
  2. Kud – 103 km
  3. Patnitop -112 km
  4. Sanasar – 119 km
  5. Batote – 125 km

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Hey, this is Pankti, a zealous traveler and an enthusiastic entrepreneur who happens to love solo traveling and business is something that always triggers new life into me. Now my passion and interest have led to turn my profession, creating a business of my own- Crazy Wanderer that deals both in travel and lifestyle as well as digital marketing.

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