Due to the diverse geography and a myriad of cultures in Jammu and Kashmir, coupled with the popularity of adventure sports adventure tourism in India has become quite popular. Backpacking, or light travel, is a popular way to explore India. Many of those who have previously visit will describe the visit as not having been a holiday but an adventure.
Aru is small village, 11 kms upstream the Lidder River and is a beautiful place for backpackers.
Yusmarg is a small meadow in the heart of mountains and is an ideal place for backpacking.
The snow clad peaks of Sonmarg is the base camp of many trekkers and backpackers.
Narang is one of the adventerous place for backpacking.
Manasbal is a lake located in Safapora area of Ganderbal District in the State of J&K.
Daksum is a Trekkers paradise situated amidst the magnificent grandeur of the Kokarnag springs.
Bhadarwah is located on the foothills of middle Himalayas also knows as 'Mini Kashmir'.
Kargil is located 204 Kms from Srinagar and is situated along the banks of Suru river (Indus).