CHENAB – Chander Bhaga

The Chenab is the biggest river of this place. Chenab means water coming from China. Chenab name has been drawn from Persian language. River Chenab, Asikini of Vedic age or Chander Bhaga of Kishtwaris, takes its rise from opposite side of Bara lachha Pass at a height of 5100 meters

Adventure Tourism in Kishtwar

    Bonjwa, Saroor, Chatroo, Dachhan, Marwah, Warwan and Padder valleys of Kishtwar districts have immense adventure-potential. It is along these valleys that the Trans-Himalayan-Trekking Trails leading to sure and Zanskar valleys of Ladakh and Kargil one side, to the Kashmir Valley, Himachal Pradesh on the other pass amidst breath-taking mountain scenery

Tourist Circles in Kishtwar

Kishtwar district situated amidst snow-capped mountains, emerald valleys, fruit orchards, whispering deodar and pine forests with their rich flora and fauna, gurgling streams meandering through lush green meadows, sprinkled with colorful natural wild flowers, create a grandeur that is hard to match. The valleys of Chhatroo, Dachhan, Marwah, Paddar and Warwan

Kishtwar High Altitude National Park

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Kishtwar High Altitude National Park has been declared as National Park vide cabinet order no. 20 FST of 4/2/1981. One of the well-known National Parks in India - Kishtwar High Altitude National Park, Jammu and Kashmir was established in the year 1981, with the chief aim of protecting

Qilla in Kishtwar

Qilla Kishtwar

To the south west of Kishtwar town is a hillock where a fort and palace existed during the rule of the Raja’s of Kishtwar. There are said to be built by Raja Kahan Paul. About this place, the European writer G.T. Vigne writes:- ‘The house of the town. After the Sikhs

History Padder Valley

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The Padder Valley is also known as the Machael Valley to some, named after the first settler called Mahu but also the name of one of the largest upstream villages. When Mahu settled the valley and where he was originally from are unknown. What is known is

CHOWGAN- Crown Of Kishtwar

Chowgan - play ground of Kishtwar

Chowgan - Pride of Kishtwar किश्तवाड़ की जान कहूं या कहूं मैं उस की शान । हर उत्सव का केंद्र बना है, सब का यह चौगान   । जहाँ छोटे बालक खेलें खेल, बिना भेदभाव, बिना बेर । जहाँ मखमल जैसी हरी घास पर नंगे पैर करते सब सैर । जड़ी-बूटियां, सब्जगास, देवदार, चिनार वृक्ष आस-पास

Flora and Fauna Found in Kishtwar

Kishtwar is very mountainous and sparsely populated district. It is very rich in Forest products. The total area covered under forests is 2.44lac hectares. The richest forests of Deodar, Conifer, Oak, Chir and Pine are found on the high mountains and hills of Kishtwar. Birch is found on the highest