Johansen Travel Agency - The pioneers of tourism in the state of Jammu & Kashmir since the pre independence era. Conceived in 1943 by a Danish gentleman Johansen along with a local youth Mr. Ali Mohammed Gosani has the distinction of being the first travel agency in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Today so many years down the lane when its progenitors are no longer in the picture, the company continues to lead from the front in its area of expertise i.e. providing high grade quality service to its clients. In these last 60 years, the company has grown to cater to a large percentage of both International and Domestic tourists visiting the Himalayan states of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh & Uttaranchal. Rohtang Pass Manali, Kullu Manali Tours The company has contributed tremendously to the upliftment of tourism and done pioneering work in opening up new areas to the tourists. Treks hitherto unknown especially in the Vale of Kashmir and the Moon-Land Ladakh were opened up in the late sixties and the initial seventies due to some extra-ordinary efforts put in by the companies young executive then and now its managing partner Mr. Rashid A Gosani who along with the German school of trekking and Mountaineering DAV UND SKISCHULE MUNICH conducted some first of its kind treks in Ladakh, Nubra and Zanskar.