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Things to do in Srinagar

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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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Rs. 6,750
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  • Ideal for families
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Things to do in Srinagar

Do you wish to visit a tranquil and beautiful city? Choosing Srinagar as the next holiday destination will be a wise idea. It is the largest metropolis of the state Jammu & Kashmir. It is known for its picturesque sceneries and warm hospitality. Things to do Srinagar can range from staying on the house boat to strolling in the beautiful gardens. Travellers will find many activities to do in Srinagar. As one enters Srinagar, they will be enthralled by the architecture of the houses. The wooden houses have beautifully carved balconies with humble faces peeping out. The Khanqah building of Shah Hamdan is the most stunning building in all of Srinagar.

One of the top things to do in Srinagar is to stay on a house-boat. Travellers can hire a house-boat at Dal Lake and enjoy the spectacular views. These mini hotels are luxurious and they offer a stay that tourists will never forget. The house boats include a dining room, bedroom and a balcony area. It feels like home away from home. Tourists cannot miss this experience for the world. The Srinagar trip is incomplete without the house boat experience. Hire a Shikara and cruise around the lake to soak in the view of Srinagar. These rowing boats will allow travellers to have a romantic time with your partner. Tourists will also notice the floating vegetable market while you are rowing away.

If one wishes to take a stroll in a garden, then choose the Shalimar Garden because it will fill your senses with love and happiness. Emperor Jahangir created this garden for his partner to enjoy the beauty of nature. One will find fountains, flowers of different colours and gorgeous trees in the Shalimar Garden.

There are several things to do in Srinagar in December. If you are planning a trip towards the end of the year, travellers must eat like a local would! It is a heaven for non-vegetarians because one can find many delicious Kashmiri dishes here. Kashmiris prepare the dishes with utmost love and one will realize that, after tasting their mutton, chicken, potato, cottage cheese and spinach dishes. The cuisine is different and lavish. The Royal Springs Golf Club should be the next stop for playing golf. Travellers can learn to play golf here and enjoy the stunning views. Major tournaments take place at this beautiful club.  A voyager can bring back souvenirs for their loved ones. How about shopping pashminas and baskets? There are many shops in Srinagar, where tourists will find silky and feather-light pashmina shawls.

Tourists will never get bored in Srinagar because there is an endless list of things to do in Srinagar. It is one of those destinations that one MUST see before bidding adieu to the world. It should be on the bucket list. So, plan a trip to Srinagar and get ready to be mesmerized.


Shikara Ride in Srinagar

Lakes in Kashmir are ideal to float along and enjoy the beauty of nature with mighty greens towering on either side, or stretches of calm waters lying ahead. A Shikara ride in Kashmir along one of the region’s lakes is a never-to-be-forgotten experience. A Shikara is a long wooden boat that you’ll often find floating along ...

  • Adventure
  • Boating
  • Sightseeing

Trout Fishing in Srinagar

Trout are a quite popular game fish and many state wildlife agencies keep ponds, lakes and streams with trout for the anglers to catch. One can enjoy trout fishing in Kashmir between April and September. The best destinations for fishing are Pahalgam, Kokernag, Sindh, Lam, Gurez, Hamal, Sukhnag, Doodhganga in Yousmarg. For ...

  • Adventure
  • Fishing trip
  • Nature

Trekking in Srinagar

Kashmir is not only about lakes and greenery- it also provides tourists a variety of adventures and the most attractive among them is trekking. Trekking in Kashmir amidst the beauty of nature will be a lifetime experience which will enrich their soul.

The most famous places for trekking in Kashmir

Pahalgam:- The main attr...

  • Adventure
  • Sightseeing
  • Himalayas
  • Nature
  • Trekking

Skiing in Srinagar

The best time to visit Kashmir if you’re on a skiing quest is between the months of November and March, depending on the exact spot you’re visiting. Skiing in Kashmir is arranged by the local tourism department. If you’re more experienced, though, there are several packages by local agencies that you can opt for to go skiin...

  • Adventure
  • Himalayas
  • Nature
  • Skiing

Paragliding in Srinagar

A visit to Kashmir Valley is a dream come true for most tourists, with rolling mountains, snow-capped peaks, beautiful flowers carpeting the mountainside, and snug corners to revel in! Enjoy a breathtaking tour of the valley when you go paragliding in Srinagar as you get a panoramic view of the valley from above. Quite a fe...

  • Adventure
  • Himalayas
  • Nature
  • Paragliding

Horse Riding in Srinagar

Horse riding is quite famous in Kashmir mainly because the environment and the beauty of the place. One can take in the dazzling splendor of India through Kashmir itself. The emerald blue waters and breathtaking snow capped mountains are a treat to watch while horse riding. Summer is the best time for horse riding in Kashmir.

Major places to go to for Horse Ride-

Some of the best places for Horse riding in Kashmir are Pahalgam, Sonamarg, Kokernag, Lolab Valley, Yusmarg, Srinagar and Gulmarg. Tourists can come for a horse ride without any prior stresses as the guides be with them all the time. It would be best to hire a horse through a tourist office as there may be times, the local horse owners may charge higher prices. Hiring a horse from the tourist office is also important for safety purposes, for instance, any accidents can be looked afte...

  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • Horse Riding

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