Truly heaven on Earth: Srinagar

Srinagar Tourism, Kashmir

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Tourism in Srinagar

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Best time to visit
Oct - Mar
Ideal Duration
3-4 Days
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Starting from
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  • Hills
  • Ideal for families
  • Sightseeing

About Srinagar Travel Guide

IIn the heart of Kashmir, Srinagar welcomes its guests to create their own paradise on earth! Srinagar tourism justifies every visit to the city with different shades of the glorious sky, high mountains, lush landscape and the banks of River Jhelum. Tourism in Srinagar bring to the surface, the inner feelings of a traveler. Srinagar travel guide unfolds the true beauty of the maple trees over the roads that lead to the majestic ice capped mountains. The ever popular Dal Lake which enlivens this city since eternity is what makes Srinagar look exactly like a dream come true.

The faces of Kashmir call for never ending legendary stories which might not be known by any Srinagar tour guide but is safely hidden in the tunes of this city. Hear the Char Chinar, situated in the exact middle of the Dal Lake, hum the glorious myths as one floats past them, riding in the kaleidoscopic Shikaras. The experience of lodging at the houseboats in Nigeen Lake also is surely not going to be missed by Srinagar tourism.

Major Attractions in Srinagar

Tourists can refer to any Srinagar tourism guide which primarily lists the praise-worthy Shalimar Gardens showcasing their best stock of gorgeous flower beds. Besides, the Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, Nishat Garden, Mughal Garden, Chashme Shahi Garden too are known as the major tourist attraction here. Among them, the Badamwari Garden stately flaunts the ancient rich resources too.

Srinagar travel guide advises a revitalizing trip to the crowd- pleasing Shankaracharya Hills which remains among the topmost preferential sites for tourism in Srinagar. Where Sonmarg and Yusmarg promise the best view of ancient geological formations, a trek amidst the rugged hills blanketed with snow to the Sinthan Top, is never going to fade off from the memory. The rugged way to the Hari Parbat laden with numerous historical references efficiently exposes the grandeur of many religious beliefs. Worshippers also join hands in the Kheer Bhawani Temple and the most celebrated Shankaracharya Temple which too is included in the Srinagar tourism.

Pilgrimages in Srinagar

Srinagar is the hub for many religious pilgrimages. Srinagar travel guide attributes to the most prominent Hazratbal Mosque which apotheosizes ‘Moi –e- Muqaddas” (the holy hair) of the prophet Mohammed. Apart from this, the Jama Masjid Mosque, Shah –e- Hamdan has been rated among the topmost sacred pilgrim sites for the Muslims.

Tourists can also plan their vacations according to the events and festivals taking place in this city. Hindus from all over the country make it a point to gather here for Shivratri, celebrated the best here. Among the other festivities, the event of Baisakhi by the Sikh community and Nuroz, an Iranian festival is worth a watch here.

Adventure in Srinagar

Srinagar tourism brings the ultimate treat for the adventure seekers by creating Bollywood romance scenes in the Aero Balloon, giving a mesmerizing view of the Pir Panjal ranges from thousand feet above the sea level. Apart from this, one can also opt for bird-watching amidst the majestic flower beds in Srinagar. What’s more? Sports like hot air ballooning, bungee jumping and kayaking can also be enjoyed here. While, opting for mountain biking and gondola ride can make adventure lovers cherish Mother Nature at its best.

Food in Srinagar

After the satisfying picturesque sceneries of this northern city teeming with the life of Kashmir, Srinagar tour guide opens doors to the best cuisines found here. On an excursion to Srinagar, one should never forget to taste the special delicacy The Kashmiri Wazwan. While, the world famous Kashmiri kebabs, Kawah, and authentic green tea can just add flavour to one’s journey to this magical place. Opt for the sophisticated dining decors in places like Nedous Dining, The Chinar at the Lalit Grand, Jade Dragon, Golden Chinar, and a few more. Among the pocket-friendly eateries, Srinagar tourism charts down the top rated options of Asha Bengali Dhaba, Urth Café, Curly Fries, Mac’s Place Island, and much more. For the three-course dining meals, check into Ahdoos, Stream Restaurant, Mughal Darbar, Krishna Vaishno Dhaba, Lacima Café, and Pizzeria, etc.

So, come  here, and get to cherish the divine abode as it is also called ‘the Paradise on Earth’.

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Places To Visit In Srinagar

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  • Tulip Garden in Srinagar

    In Srinagar, there lies a huge 30 hectares Tulip Garden, which is Asia’s biggest garden till date. Located in the foothills of Zabarwan Range, this garden gives an overview of the famous Dal Lake too. It was opened in 2007 with a strong goal to boost tourism of Kashmir Valley. The layout of the garden is in terrace fashion ...

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  • Shalimar Bagh in Srinagar

    One of the most famous Mughal gardens in the Kashmir valley, Shalimar Bagh in Srinagar has become the crown of Srinagar today. Built by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir as a symbol of love for his beloved wife Nur Jahan, this garden is an apt representation of the word ‘Shalimar’ that translates to ‘Abode of Love’.

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  • Mughal Gardens in Srinagar

    Srinagar is home to some of the most beautiful Mughal Gardens in India. Besides being perfect representations of Persian influenced Mughal architecture in its prime, Mughal Garden Srinagar are known for their exceptional beauty owing to their spectacular mountainous natural settings which remain unparalleled in all of Ind...

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  • Dal Lake in Srinagar

    Resplendent with beauty, Dal Lake in Srinagar is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Kashmir valley. The exceptional charm and exquisite surroundings of Dal Lake attract tourists from all over the world. It is also the second largest lake in Jammu and Kashmir that offers a picturesque and mesmerizing view of the...

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  • Sonamarg in Srinagar

    Kashmir, the land of snow-capped mountains, exquisite gardens, colorful valleys, traditional houseboats and romantic lakes is a home to a beautiful place called Sonamarg. Also known as the “Meadow of Gold”, Sonamarg is an elevated area on the bank of Nallah Sindh River. Amazing glaciers, placid lakes and exquisite waterfall...

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Things To Do In Srinagar

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  • Trout Fishing in Srinagar

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How to reach Srinagar

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By Air

Flights like IndiGo, GoAir, JetAirways and so on have connecting flights from Mumbai to Srinagar. One can take stop over flights via Delhi, Dehradun to travel between the two cities. Travelling by flight is the most comfortable way of travelling this long distance as it helps you save on time spent in travel during your vacation.

By Train

The journey from Mumbai to Srinagar by train is a little long, however is the best way to commute between the two destinations if you are travelling in a big group of family or friends. The train Jammu Tawi Special is the most preferred train from Mumbai to Jammu. The train is clean and certainly the most economical way to travel between the two destinations. From Jammu Tawi station you can take a bus or hire a cab to Srinagar.

By Road

Mumbai to Srinagar is a long drive of about 37 Hours to cover the distance of 2237 Kilometres. You will have to split the journey into 2 to 3 days to avoid strain during the travel especially if you are travelling with family. The roads between the two destinations are good, however there are hilly patches and rough roads in between which are likely to slow down your pace. The journey crosses important destinations like Ahmedabad, Rajasthan, Punjab and so on; hence staying and food is not a trouble along this route.

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    Ankit Bansal

    Gurgaon

    Ankit's 5 days trip to Srinagar

    Best experience good hotels specially Green Height wonderful service nice hotel with River view It's was good experience with aqib and Kashmir holidays . Wonderful service thanks

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    Paresh Shah

    New delhi

    Paresh's 4 days trip to Srinagar

    It was a great experience to be in Kashmir. We had opted for 3 nights 4 days through Travel Triangle. We were happy with the response of the Kashmir Holiday operator and driver Mudda ser wad prompt and was experienced. Hotel staff were cordial and accommodative, Food was good. Room was nice. We got a upgrade by operate as good will gesture. House boat experience could have been better since the time we travelled was very cold and chilly with snow fall. Rest was great. Trip to Gulmarg and Pehlgaon.

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    Chandra Kanta

    New delhi

    Chandra's 6 days trip to Srinagar

    Had a great trip with dream vally, will suggest others also Apple trees and pahalgam trip

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    Souvik

    Kolkata

    Souvik's 6 days trip to Srinagar

    Dream valley is great but Travel Triangle is not much of help. The agent assigned Saurv Ahuja was nit reachable. Phone number out of service.

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    Pradee Guru

    New delhi

    Pradee's 7 days trip to Srinagar

    It was really an excellent trip and I enjoyed a lot there. really thanks to Rizz Tours and travels for organizing the trip.

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    Ashish Trivedi

    New delhi

    Ashish's 6 days trip to Srinagar

    I booked my Kashmir trip by travel home. I enjoyed Kashmir trip with my family. Feel home just like my booked hotel royal heritage shrinager. Thanks for meer sir & general manager tahir bhat sir for care during my stay in Kashmir.we will come again in Kashmir trip. Thank u all team members tashleem,ayaz altaf.i feel home .thank u mustak sir f b manager. Who arrangement kashmiri good for us...planing again your for Kashmir.

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    Srinivasan Venkateswaran

    Jammu

    Srinivasan's 4 days trip to Srinagar

    Memorable experience . Young Bombay boat house experience was excellent. Boat owners are very lovable. Mr.Omar family gave me excellent service. Close to gate number 9. With Driver experience was average only. To be improved by the way of listening their guests. Totally Unforgettable experience. Jammu is quite ok. but Srinagar is full of military deployment. But lifestyle is normal. Not to worry to visit Srinagar.

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    Prasaanth

    Bangalore

    Prasaanth's 8 days trip to Srinagar

    Nice trip overall. But would have been better if hidden charges were removed. Tur Tuk is an amazing place to be in. Please stay in Tur Tuk atleast for a day if you are visiting Ladakh.

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    Arnab Bose

    Kolkata

    Arnab's 8 days trip to Srinagar

    Peacock travels is a well managed and professional company but in my case they didn't provided the well located hotels and traveller friendly driver. Hotels were well maintained but very far from visiting spot. We although knew about it bcz our budget was on lower side. But biggest let down was the driver who was a bore and he was trying various tricks that will make us cancel our plan or change itinerary. Yusmarg was a miss citing security reasons. Still I do want to recommend peacock for this vacation. They might be best of the lot in Srinagar. But next time I will plan this tour by my own. Many, apart from the immense beauty of nature, I loved the people who were welcoming tourist. They were so down to earth and caring.

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    Mohamed Khaleed

    Chennai

    Mohamed's 5 days trip to Srinagar

    The tour was pleasant. Services of travel agent was highly satisfactory.

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    FAQ's of Srinagar

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    The key spots for paragliding in Kashmir are Pahalgam, Ashtanmarg, Gulmarg, and Srinagar.

    Trekking, skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, and hiking are a few famous adventure sports in Kashmir.

    The best time to ski in Kashmir is from December to February.

    Gulmarg and Pulwama are the best places for skiing and snowboarding in Kashmir.

    May, June, September, and October are considered as the best months to try paragliding in Kashmir.

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