Kashmir is a paradise on earth and an extremely popular tourist destination. There are several tourist attractions in Kashmir that have been a source of solace for people across the world. The natural beauty of Kashmir is just unparalleled by any other location in the world. This natural beauty is because of the unique location of the state. Since it is a transition point between the plains of India to the mighty Himalayan ranges, the state of Jammu and Kashmir has the best of both. It has rolling meadows as well as snow clad peaks; pristine lakes as well as gushing waterfalls. Verinag is a very popular place of tourist interest in Kashmir. It is said that the Mughal Emperor Jehangir, while on his deathbed expressed the wish to be buried in Verinag. Such was the charm of the place.
Verinag is situated in the South Kashmir about 74 Kms from Srinagar. The place is close to several famous tourist attractions in Kashmir. There are shady trees, cool water and babbling brooks in Verinag that will capture the fancy of anyone. Emperor Jehangir has played a very important role in beautifying this land. The spring in Verinag is the source of the Kashmiri River Jhelum. the Verinag Spring is characterized by waters which are calm and sparklingly clear. Besides a glimpse of the Verinag Spring, a tour to Verinag is made even more special by the sight of several varieties of colorful flowers, gently swaying to the rhythm of the cool, mountain air. So if you have not visited Verinag, then please do. It is an amazing tourist destination that will act as a balm for your mind, body and soul.
By Air the nearest airport is the one at Badgam District. This lies at a distance of 80 Km from Verinag. You can land at Badgam and take a taxi to Verinag.
By Road Verinag is very well connected to all parts of the state by road. Road travel to and from Verinag is therefore not a problem