Srinagar

Srinagar

Things to do - general

Sheltered by the snowy White Mountains, Srinagar is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The heady combination of natural beauty, charming people and delightful living attracts salivating intrepid tourists from all around the world. The crown of Kashmir valley is also famous as ?Venice of the East?, situated on the banks of Jhelum River, it offers bliss and serenity to its travellers. Boating in Dal Lake, spending leisure days in houseboats and devouring into hot and mouth-watering delicacies is an experience that no place else will serve you better.

With deep and mesmerising valleys cascaded in sky-scraping mountains and evergreen beauty, this heaven on Earth leaves you absolutely mesmerised. Right from Chashm-E-Shahi to the exotic Shalimar garden, Srinagar offers bountiful of places to visit. Surrounded by mountains for the adventurous lot to lakes for photoholics to shopping markets for the spendthrifts, Srinagar does not disappoint anyone.

The Dal lake is among the most beautiful and most popular lakes in India and a Shikara ride there would be an unforgettable experience. Srinagar is also an important religious destination with the Hazratbal Mosque which enshrines ‘Moi-e-Muqaddas’ (the sacred hair) of the prophet Mohammed. Srinagar is also important as a base location to reach to various other areas of Jammu & Kashmir including Ladakh region, Kargil, Dras, Dachigam National Park and Baramulla.

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Languages spokenEnglish, Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi
Currency usedINR
Area (km2)294 km2

Sports & nature

Sheltered by the snowy White Mountains, Srinagar is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The heady combination of natural beauty, charming people and delightful living attracts salivating intrepid tourists from all around the world. The crown of Kashmir valley is also famous as ?Venice of the East?, situated on the banks of Jhelum River, it offers bliss and serenity to its travellers. Boating in Dal Lake, spending leisure days in houseboats and devouring into hot and mouth-watering delicacies is an experience that no place else will serve you better.

With deep and mesmerising valleys cascaded in sky-scraping mountains and evergreen beauty, this heaven on Earth leaves you absolutely mesmerised. Right from Chashm-E-Shahi to the exotic Shalimar garden, Srinagar offers bountiful of places to visit. Surrounded by mountains for the adventurous lot to lakes for photoholics to shopping markets for the spendthrifts, Srinagar does not disappoint anyone.

The Dal lake is among the most beautiful and most popular lakes in India and a Shikara ride there would be an unforgettable experience. Srinagar is also an important religious destination with the Hazratbal Mosque which enshrines 'Moi-e-Muqaddas' (the sacred hair) of the prophet Mohammed. Srinagar is also important as a base location to reach to various other areas of Jammu & Kashmir including Ladakh region, Kargil, Dras, Dachigam National Park and Baramulla.

Nightlife info

Lounge Seven

Pub in Srinagar

Lounge Seven is a Nightlife to enjoy with friends.Nightlife is a collective term for entertainment that is available and generally more popular from the late ...

Dal Bar

Pub in Srinagar

Guests can unwind and enjoy their favourite drink at our Dal Bar - a tastefully decorated bar with timber and stone finish bar counter with an enthralling view ...

Undress

Pub in Srinagar
Wine TastingBeer Tasting

Unlike the name, you are not expected to undress at the Undress Bar. But when you do enter the bar, you will absolutely want to relax and have a great time. ...

 

Culture and history info

Kashmir or J&K has the distinctiveness of having multihued, motley of unique cultural blend, differentiating it from the rest of the country. Jammu & Kashmir is not only different in cultural forms and heritage, but also different in geographical, demographically, ethical and social entities from other parts of the country. The state is accurately shaped into a spectrum of variance and variation
Clearly visible in the distinct parts - Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, all yielding diverse religion, language and culture, but constantly interfusing, making it sparkling specimens of Indian unity in diversity. The various cultural forms like art & architecture, fairs & festivals, rites & rituals, seers & sagas, languages and landscapes, mounted on the ageless era of history, speaks aloud of uniformity and diversity with matchless cultural symmetry & service.
Kashmir has been the highest learning point of Sanskrit and Persian where early Indo-Aryanic civilization has originated and flourished. Ladakh on the other side, has been the highest living centre of Tantrayan Buddhism. Similarly Jammu, has been the axis of Rajas and Maharajas, who have enriched the cultural, historical and social bonds of all these diverse ethnic and linguistic sections of the state. The ancient archeological monuments and remnants of the past are the true picture of the rich cultural traditions of the state.

Kashmir is justly said to be the Nature's grand finale of beauty. In this masterpiece of earth's creation seasons in strong individuality vie with one another in putting up exquisite patterns of charm and loveliness. Nature has left an indelible mark on the folk performances of Kashmir as they are intimately interlined with the moods and movements of the seasons.
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Jammu t offer an entirely different fare of dances and music. Over the centuries long spell of seperation from their soldier, husbands and brothers have led the hardy but graceful women of the Duggar to evolve many diverting dances and songs to keep themselves in cheer in their free moments. The songs of seperation the ever increasing yearning for reunion with the beloved, the hard life on the mountain slopes and various other themes connected with their day-to-day life find their echo in folk songs and dances.

Ladakh is the repository of ancient cultural heritage. It is the only place in the world where Tantrayans Buddhism is practised as a way of life. People of this region are deeply drenched in music, dance and drama which embody religious fervour. Ladakhi songs and dances are simple in thought, content and performance to. Ladakhi dances reveal the simple and noble nature of the Ladakhi people. Song and drama both are the means towards salvation.
Kashmir, is a land of fabled beauty and eternal romance, blessed by nature with breath-taking scenery and a glorious climate. The Kashmir valley, a fertile well watered spot, surrounded by high mountains has been described with justification as a "heaven on earth", a produce rich oasis an area not noted for its abundance.

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Kashmir family Tour Packages

Kashmir family Tour Packages

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Camps/Tents

Camps/Tents

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Houseboats at Dal lake

Houseboats at Dal lake

Located on Dal Lake, The Kashmir Houseboats features rooms with beautiful views of the Dal Lake and More info
Houseboats in Nigeen Lake

Houseboats in Nigeen Lake

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TATA Indica

TATA Indica

Price per day Rs 1,600.00
Car typeEconomy
Max people4
Door count4
Minimum driver age35
TransmissionAutomatic
Air-conditioned?Yes
Unlimited mileage?Yes
Tempo Traveler

Tempo Traveler

Price per day Rs 2,500.00
Car typeLuxury
Max people12
Door count4
Minimum driver age33
TransmissionAutomatic
Air-conditioned?Yes
Unlimited mileage?Yes
Toyota Etios

Toyota Etios

Price per day Rs 1,800.00
Car typeSedan
Max people4
Door count4
Minimum driver age35
TransmissionAutomatic
Air-conditioned?Yes
Unlimited mileage?Yes
Toyota Innova

Toyota Innova

Price per day Rs 2,200.00
Car typeLuxury
Max people7
Door count4
Minimum driver age35
TransmissionAutomatic
Air-conditioned?Yes
Unlimited mileage?Yes