In the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Baramula is an enchanting tourist destination of northern part of India. The Jhelum River flowing downstream through this valley region is one of the prime attractions of the place. The temperature of this zone remains pleasant throughout the year, but the spring time and winter seasons are most appreciated by the tourists. Baramula holds some tremendous cultural and religious importance. This place also exhibits some historic importance of ancient and medieval periods.
Adventure activities in Baramula
People from far and near visit Baramula during the spring time to explore the ‘flower valley’. Also, during the festival seasons Baramula experiences huge footfalls. The place is also known for some extraordinary adventure activities like horse riding, skiing, hiking, water activities and so on. Photographers flock to this valley to snap picture-perfect natural beauty and fascinating hill regions. Parihaspora is a well known historical town of 8th century. Adventure freaks can set up their adventure camp in Baramula also.
How to reach
There is no direct flight or train route to reach Baramula and so people need to take some alternative routes to reach this place.
If you are planning to reach Baramula then you have to take flight till Srinagar Airport (45 Km) or to Satwari Airport (175 Km). However, it is always a better option to reach Baramula from Srinagar airport in short time.
The closest rail halts to Baramula is Udhampur and Ram Nagar, which are approximately 161 Km and 169 Km away from ‘the Valley of Flowers’. From here you can take bus or cab to reach your planned destination.
However, the bus service in this place is quite good and the tourists can get buses for Baramula from any location of Jammu and Kashmir. Baramula has a distinct bus stoppage.