Kashmir In July

July is the summer in Kashmir.

The sun shines while this beautiful valley is at the prime of its beauty.

Tourists throng every nook and corner of Kashmir. From shikara ride Mughal gardens, from gondola ride to adventure travel, everywhere is the festival.

This month is also the main month from which summer trekking starts here. Jungles, meadows, lakes, and rivers are all afloat with people.

In July every tourist place is accessible that includes Sonamarg and Gurez as well. Both commercial and offbeat places can be visited.

Places to visit in Kashmir in July

 Sonamarg: The famous mountain range here is Thanjwas Mountain Range. This range also harbors the fascinating glacier. Visit Sonamarg to see these glaciers, walk in the Thajwas meadow that has lovely river streams dancing in the middle of it. Take lunch at this pristine and other-worldly meadow.

 Srinagar: Srinagar is in full swing in July. All the hotels and restaurants are abuzz with tourists. Do all the activities here as you are in Srinagar. Visit its Mughal gardens, tour around dal lake, take a boat ride in the river Jhelum and shikara ride in dal lake.

Gulmarg: Visit Gulmarg for its sheer beauty. Its green pasture, potato, and strawberry farms are a treat to the eyes. Also, don’t forget to take the best ride of your life that is the Gondola ride.

Pahalgam: Do the sightseeing of Betaab valley, Aru, Baisaran, Rafting point and local market at Pahalgam

Things to do in July

There are lot of activities and destinations which you can visit in month of July in Kashmir. Below are some of the best activities you can treat yourself to during July.


ATV Ride: ATV rides are a thrill in itself. If you are an adventure lover, you would enjoy these rides that take you through the meadows and jungle of Kashmir. The rides can be taken both at Pahalgam and Gulmarg.


Gondola: This is the favorite of all the months. You can take this cable car ride only in Gulmarg and across the year. In July this has a different view as an entire valley below is lush and green. Gulmarg Gandola has two phases, and you can either take both phases or only one.


Trekking: July is all for trekking. Kashmir has been considered the best trekking destination in entire India. It has been famous for trekkers for ages. First Europeans would come for months together to travel here in mountains. You can take a trek from weekend treks to weeklong treks. Here are some of the best treks here in Kashmir: Kashmir Great Lakes Trek, Tarsar Marsar Trek, Marchoi Trek, Gangabal Lake Trke, etc.


Houseboat Stays & Shikara Ride: If you are in Srinagar, trying houseboat stay and shikara ride is a must. You can’t skip these two unique experiences here in Kashmir. These you won’t find anywhere in the world.

River Rafting: River rafting is one of the best adventure activities you can do here in Kashmir. Rafting here is one on Lidder and Sindh river which are in Pahalgam and Sonamarg area respectively. The rafting ride gives you a joy of adventure and thrill.



  • Lidder River Rafting: 3 km (Pahalgam) |Grades II & III
  • Medium Sindh River Rafting: 8 km (Sonamarg) Grades II, III, & IV
  • Long Sindh River Rafting: 28 km (Sonamarg) | Grades II, III, & IV

Have Any Query?

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Only in the mountain tops.
    No, it doesn’t snow in June.
    It is a summer month so the temperature is around 25.
    Yes. Srinagar is best visited in July.
    No, there is no snow in Gulmarg in July.