Department of Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir

The most liked extremely adventurous sports is mountaineering. There are several mountain ranges through out the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Among them Pir Panjal, Great Himalayas, Zanskar, Ladakh, Karakoram are well known for mountaineering. Climbing in these rigorous mountain ranges of Himalayas can be very exciting and typically an expedition can take a month. The state is rich in flora and fauna, the apex of most peaks are an thrilling experience and from the peak tops, one can easily look beyond the neighbouring countries like - Pakistan and Tibet. Not too high peaks in the region are off Sonamarg like - Kolahoi(5,425 m) and Harmukh (5,148 m). One can quickly make an alpine ascent on these peaks. The peaks in the Kishtwar region are also not too high but offer technically difficult climbing with many challenging faces and ridges.

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The Department of Tourism, J&K is the main developmental, promotional and regulatory arm of the J&K Government. Its main role comprises of overall planning and execution of schemes for the development, up-gradation and improvement of the tourism infrastructure in different parts of the State.
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