Tourist Spot

Border tourism is gaining momentum in Jammu and Kashmir – The New Indian Express

Express press service

SRINAGAR: With the security situation in the Valley Peace at the Line It is Control (LoC) Due to the ongoing border ceasefire, Indian and Pakistani troops, border areas, which were once no-go areas civilians, were opened for border tourism, encouraging residents to convert their homes into guesthouses for tourists.

Tourism department opened Gurez border areas Bandipora district North Kashmir Teetwal Kupwara border district Gurez and Teetwal tourists Nearest airport is Line This is Control And since then they are peaceful and quiet. Agreement between India and Pakistan in February The following year was a strict follow-up to the border ceasefire pact of November 2003

A resident of Gurez Residents are now enjoying a new breath of life, despite the fact that the guns have fallen silent on both sides. “We live without any threat or fear to our lives. And this visible change on the ground has also benefited us because the Gurez has now been opened to tourists,” he said.

Kashmiri Tourism Director Fazl ul Haseeb Anyone can travel. Gurez and Teetwal Now is the time to secure the border areas. “No permission is needed to go there. Tourists visit the place and enjoy the natural beauty,” he said.

In order to attract travelers to the border areas, the Department of Tourism organizes
Festivals in Gurez and Teetwal Since last year. On September 3 this year, a polo match was played Gurez Two teams representing the local youth of the past six decades. The Match was a key attraction at the Grand Festival de Gurez held this year.

Besides being scenic, Gurez region is well known for adventure tourism like fishing, rafting and trekking. Earlier in February this year, Gurez made headlines after a snow cricket tournament was held in the Dawar area of ​​Gurez, in which 10 teams participated.

“After opening Gurez and Teetwal, we are also planning to open an accessible border area of ​​Uri in North Kashmir for tourists,” the Kashmir Tourism Director said.

Uri had also witnessed cross-border shelling and shooting between Indians and Pakistanis. In the past, troops have been able to reap the rewards of the border ceasefire. Tourists visit the former “no-go zones” and locals in the tourism department also promote these border areas by converting their homes into homestays to accommodate tourists. Anyone can turn their accommodation into a host family if they have the necessary infrastructure. In addition, tourists can find tent accommodation in the border regions.

Haseeb With further security improvements, they said they will continue to allow visitors to border areas in conjunction with the military or security forces.

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Dehradun: Uttarakhand It was voted the number one tourist spot in the country. The long He received the first prize for the overall development of tourism in the state. ‘Best tourist destination’.

Six cities in the state have been chosen as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission Another Significant Achievement. Haridwar Cleanliness category selected this winner for Ganga Cities Cleanliness Award. Except that’s it. Dehradun It was also included in the award for the special category of populated cities.

The Center Award was given the Best Tourism Destination Award and the First Overall Tourism Development Award by the state government. National Tourism Awards Program held in Delhi on Tuesday Union Ministry of Tourism under the aegis. Minister of Tourism Maharaj A program for travel influencers has also been created. Under This is Why These People Making Videos Are Not Only in English However, the department will include information in both regional languages.

Tourism department opened border areas Gurez Bandipora district North Kashmir Teetwal Kupwara border district Gurez and Teetwal tourists The closest thing to the line It is control And since then they have been peaceful and quiet . Agreement between India and Pakistan in February The following year was a strict follow-up to the border ceasefire pact of November 2003

A resident of Gurez Residents are enjoying a breath of fresh air after the guns fell silent on both the LoC and LoC sides. “We live without any threat or fear to our lives. And this visible change on the ground has also benefited us because the Gurez has now been opened to tourists,” he said.

Kashmiri Tourism Director Fazl ul Haseeb Anyone can travel. Gurez and Teetwal Now is the time to secure the border areas. “No permission is needed to go there. Tourists visit the place and enjoy the natural beauty,” he said.

In order to attract travelers to the border areas, the Department of Tourism organizes
Festivals in Gurez and Teetwal Since last year. On September 3 this year, a polo match was played Gurez Two teams representing the local youth of the past six decades. The Match was a key attraction at the Grand Festival de Gurez held this year.

In addition to being picturesque, Gurez It is well known for its adventure tourism, fishing and rafting, as well as its hiking. Earlier in February this year, Gurez made headlines after a snow cricket tournament was held in the Dawar area of ​​Gurez, in which 10 teams participated.

“After opening Gurez and Teetwal, we are also planning to open an accessible border area of ​​Uri in North Kashmir for tourists,” the Kashmir Tourism Director said.

Uri had also witnessed cross-border shelling and shooting between Indians and Pakistanis. In the past, troops have been able to reap the rewards of the border ceasefire. Tourists visit the former “no-go zones” and locals in the tourism department also promote these border areas by converting their homes into homestays to accommodate tourists. Anyone can convert their home into a second home if they have the basic infrastructure. In addition, tourists can find tent accommodation in the border regions.

Haseeb With further security improvements, they said they will continue to allow visitors to border areas in conjunction with the military or security forces.

Uttarakhand becomes ‘best tourist destination’, cleanest Haridwar
Dehradun: Uttarakhand It is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Along It received the top award for overall tourism development in the state. ‘Best tourist destination’.

Another significant achievement is that six cities in the state have been selected for the Swachh Bharat mission. Haridwar The cleanliness award for the Ganges towns category. Except that’s it. Dehradun has also been included in the special category of populated cities.

The Center State Government was congratulated and the award for best tourist destination and first prize for overall tourism development were awarded at the ceremony. National Tourism Awards program held in Delhi on Tuesday Union Ministry of Tourism under the aegis. Minister of Tourism Maharaj A program for travel influencers has also been created. Under This is Why These People Making Videos Are Not Only in English However, the department will include information in both regional languages.