Travel Tips to Kashmir in May for an Amazing Summer Vacation

kashmir in may

A visit to Kashmir in May will take you to a wonderland. You will receive a much-needed respite from the everyday, hectic routines during this healthy vacation. Kashmir is a paradise on earth place, and its breathtaking scenery will astound you. The area is well-known for its gardens, lakes, picturesque surroundings, valleys, and Himalayan backdrop.

Kashmir provides all you need to have a wonderful vacation that you will remember for a lifetime. You will enjoy every minute of it whether you take a shikara ride, stay on a houseboat, or simply stroll around the gardens’ beautiful lanes. The surrounding areas are enhanced by the apple orchards, and the pure, pine-scented mountain air is a pleasure for the lungs.

There will be many opportunities for you to add thrilling activities and lovely memories to your vacation. It provides you with ethereal spare time and fantastic locations to see in Kashmir in May. You may take in the colourful panorama with emerald grasses and vibrant blooms because the valley is free of snow in this month, which ushers in a delightful summer.

Kashmir provides a variety of adventure activities for travellers looking to spice up their trip with some excitement in addition to its natural beauty. These include, among others, hiking, river rafting, and trekking.

So, if Kashmir is the next destination on your vacation wish list, this useful guide is for you. This brief guide provides you with all the information you need to prepare for your Kashmir vacation, from the weather to travel advice, choices for getting there, and attractions.

Places to visit in Kashmir in May 2023

Dal Lake – One of the nicest things to do on a trip to Kashmir in May is to take a Shikara ride on Dal Lake. Nothing is more enticing than organising a wonderful ride there. A Shikara boat trip in Kashmir is generally the experience when you are on a Kashmir vacation. Therefore, anytime you prepare to visit Kashmir, make sure to experience this breathtaking ride on Dal Lake.

Gulmarg – Gulmarg is regarded as one of the nicest and most well-liked destinations in Kashmir to visit in May. It provides you with a wide range of thrilling activities including skiing and cable car rides. In Gulmarg, taking a cable car is a very spectacular experience. While arranging a trip to Kashmir in the winter, you may also try out other well-liked sports like heli-skiing and ice skating in Gulmarg.

Pahalgam – Without the help of ponies, surviving the winters would not have been as simple. You may also go rafting and pony riding in Pahalgam. A horse or pony ride is necessary to see Kashmir’s glaciers at their best in May and to experience the region’s spellbinding weather.

Sonamarg – Sonmarg, in Kashmir, is a blessed location that transforms into a sea of white and is renowned for its golden splendour. The most stunning and well-liked tourist destinations are Thajiwas Glacier and Zero Point, respectively. The country of golden meadows, which is stunning in the gloomy winter, is there for you to take in.

Doodhpathri – Doodhpathri, which can be found in the Budgam district, is yet another recently created gorgeous location of the Paradise Kashmir. The area, which means “valley of milk” in literal terms, is a lovely resort with meadows that resemble carpets. It is 42 kilometres away from Srinagar. The term “Doodhpathri” comes from the region’s abundance in milk production. Additionally, it’s thought that the reason this region is called DoodhPathri is because the cows that graze there produce a lot of milk.

Yusmarg – For its breathtaking natural beauty, Yusmarg, also known as the “Meadow of Jesus,” is a lovely location that tourists must visit. The primary draw of this Kashmiri location is its verdant meadows, foamy river, Dudhganga, adventurous trekking trails, and trout fishing opportunities.

Tulip Festival at the Tulip Garden in Srinagar – Between March and May, at the start of spring when the tulip buds are ready to open, Srinagar hosts the Tulip Festival. This event continues for fifteen days or for a full month as various flowers bloom, producing a rainbow of colours. Each year, the start of the Tulip Festival is determined by the weather. You may therefore make plans for this year if you missed it last year.

Kashmir weather in May

When visiting Kashmir in May, you can take part in a variety of activities and enjoy a lot of sightseeing because the weather is pleasant. Compared to other months, the weather is warm during the day and quite mild at night.

Here is a brief description of the weather in Kashmir in May:

  • Average Temperature: 16.5°C
  • Maximum temperature: 30.0°C 
  • Minimum temperature: 10.8°C
  • Precipitation / Rainfall: 183mm (7.2 inches)

Snowfall in Kashmir in May


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there snow in Kashmir in May?

There is still snow at higher reaches of Kashmir valley, Snowfall at lower reaches of Kashmir quite rare

Can we see snow in Gulmarg in May?

Yes at higher reaches of Gulmarg

Is Kashmir open in May?

Yes. All the places in Kashmir are open in May

In Kashmir, what is the temperature in May?

The average temperature recorded in Kashmir in May is between 14 degrees to 30 degrees Celsius 

Is it safe for tourists to visit Kashmir in May?

Yes, visiting Kashmir in May is quite safe for visitors. You can travel to places like Pahalgam, Gulmarg, and Srinagar.