Top Tourist Attractions in Kishtwar
Kishtwar is a municipality in the Kishtwar District of the Jammu region in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Commonly known as the “Land of Sapphire and Saffron”, it is also very rich in forests and wildlife. One of the most distinguishing features of Kishtwar is a very vast ground with plateau type geography.
Kishtwar is one of Jammu and Kashmir‘s biggest districts, nestled in the Himalayas. Sinthan Top, Saffron Valley, Sapphire Mines at Paddar, Mughal Maidan, Machail Valley, Kishtwar National Park, Dachhan Valley, Marwah, and Warwan Valley are some of the most beautiful tourist sites in Kishtwar.
Best Places to Visit in Kishtwar
- Machail Mata
- Kishtwar National Park
- Sinthan Top
Best Time to Visit in Kishtwar
How to Reach Kishtwar
District Headquarter Kishtwar is located about 210 Km. from Jammu and about 280 Km. from Srinagar. There are two National Highways connecting the District viz.NH-1A and NH-1B. The general approach to the whole of the District is through road transport i.e. Taxi, Deluxe Buses etc. Visitors coming from other parts of the country can also utilize the Flight services up to Jammu/Srinagar and train services up to Udhampur. From Jammu / Srinagar, road transport services are easily available to reach District Headquarter Kishtwar and to other Tourist Spots of the District. One can have the view of River Chenab while approaching to Kishtwar.
Reaching Here :
The main hub to reach Kishtwar is Jammu. It is approximately 235 Kms form Jammu to Kishtwar by road. There are lot of Deluxe Buses operated by various Private agencies as well as J&K SRTC. The whole journey costs about 6 -7 Hrs. form Jammu and 5 – 6 Hrs from Udhampur by bus.