Kashmir In October

October is autumn in Kashmir.

This is the month of colors and fall season. People from varied places and backgrounds come to Kashmir to experience its gorgeous colors.

The entire valley is shrouded in a colorful blanket.

All the gardens and parks and jungles are full of fall colors.

Autumn is also a month in which temperature and weather are moderate, neither hot nor cold. All the places are accessible this month and can be visited. 

Places to visit in Kashmir in October

 Dachigam National Park: You can visit this national park of Kashmir anytime, however, in autumn this place gives a colorful vibe. At first, you will see animals like brown bears, black bears, leopards in its rehabilitation center. As you walk more you will see the thick jungle having a blend of different colors, a stream that runs in the middle of the jungle.

 Srinagar: You can visit all the famous places here like Mughal Gardens, Dal Lake, take a shikara ride, stay in houseboats, etc.

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 October

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: An all-time favorite activity in Kashmir is taking a ride in Gondola. This ride is a cable car ride that takes you to the highest reaches of the Gulmarg mountains. It is best because it takes you to the vantage point where you get the breathtaking view of an entire mountain range and Gulmarg.

Trekking: Autumn is best for enjoying day walks. Spend your nights in the hotels and homestays and during the day visit some fascinating treks in Kashmir. This is the best season and month for a day walk. Day walks can be done anywhere in Kashmir be it Srinagar, Sonamarg, Gulmarg, or Pahalgam. Some of the famous day treks in Kashmir are Alpathir lake trek, Sheeshnag lake trek, Tulian lake trek, Nafran valley trek, Marchoi trek, etc.

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Have Any Query?

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Kashmir looks colorful in autumn colors. This month is the beginning of autumn in Kashmir. The leaves start falling.
    October is mostly dry in Kashmir.
    The weather is neither hot nor cold. Mornings and evenings are however colder than days.
    Yes. Srinagar is most visited for fall colors from October.