Kashmir attracts tourists during autumn

Tourists from around the world are thronging Kashmir in large numbers to enjoy the autumn season in the valley. People are getting a view of the picturesque valley during this season.

The golden colour of Chinar tree leaves has left tourists spellbound. This season also marks the beginning of winters in Kashmir, as the locals collect fallen Chinar leaves and burn them during winters.

Director of the Department of Floriculture in Kashmir, Sunil Mishri, informed that the inflow of tourists during the autumn season has increased and people are visiting Mughal gardens in large numbers.

“This time a lot of tourists have come, especially at Shalimar garden (largest Mughal garden in the valley) and the Nishat garden (second largest Mughal garden in Kashmir valley). The inflow of tourists this season so far has been really good. Tourists prefer visiting regions which are colder as compared to Srinagar like Kokernag garden and several other gardens in Pahalgam as they want to see trees changing colour that can be seen during autumn season only,” said Mishri.

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