Farm tourism in Kashmir is being developed as a relatively new tourism product. Kashmir , being an agricultural dominated state, has tremendous potential for developing Farm Tourism in a big way without much additional investment. Reports state that Kashmir has 60.22 lakhs hectares of gross cropped area More than 1/3rd of the cropped area contains plantations of Horticulture Trees , Paddy,Mustared , and another 1/3rd of this area is covered by Saffron , Almond and Walnut.
There is a possibility of converting potential cropped areas of the state as tourist attractions with minimum intervention to transfer the benefits of tourism directly to the farmers.
Farms/Plantations of Kashmir to receive tourists by presenting a positive image of the farm and of agriculture as a whole, in view of revitalising the agriculture sector through tourism and increasing tourist traffic to the state.