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 situated on the banks of Jhelum River 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.
Srinagar offers a great blend of city life and natural beauty. Remember that prepaid sim cards usually do not work in the entire state; it is better to have a postpaid connection. Make sure you visit the floating market on the Dal Lake ? you can either stay overnight on a houseboat or enjoy a day time Shikara ride. The Mughal Gardens offer great photo ops.
- Srinagar has been severely affected by politically motivated violence over the last months. Demonstrations and rallies can rapidly turn violent. It is vital for travellers to maintain good situational awareness.
A great place!! I went there to discover, sithout knowing more than just the pocation! Great experience
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Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir is every bit the epitome of paradise on earth and has a pleasant and cool climate all year round. Surrounded by the white snowy mountains, it offers a great deal of scenic views for those amazing insta pictures. Filled with cascading mountains, natural evergreen beauty and delicious food delicacies, Srinagar proves to be a great tourist spot providing a peaceful yet gorgeous setting. Spending our days and nights in the houseboats and getting Shikara rides in Dal Lake was truly one of the most amazing experiences of my life!