Autumn in Jammu and Kashmir is quite short, especially in Jammu. After an extremely hot July, August welcomes the humid and restless monsoon, and September experiences the anxiety of its absence. It’s the October month, which farewells the summer and starts celebrating summer like falling in love for the first time.
The Autumn season in Kashmir is highlighted by a comfortable drop in the temperature and an easy transition from monsoon to winter. The surrounding area is frequently visited by tourists during this time of year due to its magnificent landscapes and vibrant greenery.
Best Places to Visit in Kashmir During Autumn Season
On normal days, travellers adhere to these gardens during the summer season to relax underneath the shades of leafy chinar leaves, but when it comes to October, these dazzling autumn leaves attract a lot of tourists, especially newly married couples, travel enthusiasts, and filmmakers.
To completely engulf yourself in the fall season in Kashmir and to enjoy the adventure of self-discovery, here are some of the best places to visit Jammu and Kashmir in Autumn.
1. Nishat Bagh (Mughal Gardens)
It is one of the largest Mughal gardens based out in Srinagar. The beautiful design of this garden will surely take your breath away. This garden is one of the Mughal-era antiques that symbolise the elegance of a bygone era.
During the season of autumn in Kashmir, Nishat Bagh offers an astounding display of beautiful, vibrant colours. The garden is adorned with a stunning mix of red, yellow, and orange leaves, resulting in a beautiful and pleasant eye-watching scenario for the eyes.
2. Botanical Garden, Kokernag
Famous for its beautiful elegance, Botanical Garden Kokernag is surrounded by tall and dense pine trees. Due to its wide collection of vibrant flowers and unique plant species, the garden has become one of the most popular tourist destinations near the valley of Kashmir.
It presents a peaceful and serene atmosphere for visitors who want to relax and enjoy nature’s beauty. Spread over an area of 26 hectares, it is situated at a height of 6627 feet above sea level, which makes it a perfect tourist place during the autumn season in Jammu and Kashmir.
3. Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary
Situated at a distance of 20 km from Srinagar, the Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary Park will make you feel real goosebumps as you step deep inside. With the breathtaking scenery of landscapes with a wide range of exotic flowers and wildlife, it provides a truly engulfing experience of nature, especially during the Autumn season.
Situated at an altitude of 5500 to 14000 square feet, this park has been divided into different parts of higher and lower areas. Surrounded by 500 herb species and 50 tree species, this wildlife sanctuary is a must-visit place during the autumn season in Kashmir.
4. Pampore, the Saffron Town Flower of Kashmir
Pampore, also known as the Saffron Town Flower of Kashmir, is situated at a distance of 14 km south of Srinagar. It is very popular for saffron cultivation due to its ideal weather conditions and soil.
Especially in the autumn season, the fields of Pampore are turned into a vibrant sea of purple as the saffron flowers start blooming. A lot of visitors and saffron lovers travel to this town to enjoy its beauty and scenery and to learn more about the delicate process of saffron cultivation.
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Temperature and Duration of the Autumn Season in Kashmir
Kashmir, often called “Heaven on Earth,” is the most loved tourist destination across the world. Whether it’s summer in Kashmir, monsoon, autumn, or winter, tourists love to enjoy the scenery and landscapes.
But, when it comes to those travel enthusiasts who love to witness the cool temperature and vibrating colours of the falling flowers, there is no better time to visit Kashmir other than the autumn season.
The autumn season in Kashmir begins from September and lasts until November. The temperature during the autumn season stays between 9°C and 20°C, resulting in cold and sweet winds. During that season, the leaves of trees turn golden and reddish, creating a breathtaking view for visitors, making it the best season to visit Kashmir.
Kashmir in the Autumn season is a breathtaking and awesome display of brilliant colours and beautiful landscapes. The atmosphere evolves into a fascinating artwork of golden-hued trees, glistening rivers, and mountain peaks covered in snow, which creates an enchanting environment that attracts hundreds and thousands of visitors.
If you have never experienced Kashmir in the autumn season, then this time you should definitely plan a trip during this time to observe the most dazzling view of nature’s beauty.If you want to fall in love with your partner in Kashmir during the romantic autumn season, then you must enjoy the three nights of luxury accommodation offered by The Khyber Romantic Getaway package. With these packages, you can rejuvenate the experience of spa and other luxury amenities. It is an amazing getaway for couples who are looking for an unforgettable experience. With luxurious rooms and breathtaking views, this is a perfect romantic getaway package surrounded by Kashmir’s lovely autumn season. Book now!