The Mughal Emperor Jehangeer is said to have once written about Kashmir: Agar firdaus bar rue zamin ast hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin ast! ("If there be paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here!"). He was writing about Kashmir, a land divided between the northern half of the northern-most state of India, Jammu and Kashmir and the district of Kashmir in Pakistan.
Kashmir valley a paradise on the earth is the land of gushing rivers and sleepy lakes, of royal gardens and tall Chinar trees. Kashmir boasts some of the most beautiful flowering meadows and snow-capped mountains. The endless beauty of this valley charms the viewers with its changing scenes from dazzling white snow of Winters to blooming fragrance of Spring, from sparkling greenery of Summers to flaming beauty of Autumn. The apple orchards, jafran fields, akhrotes fields and the life on Dal lake and its exquisite handicrafts are the major attractions of the valley.