Srinagar Sightseeing Tour

Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located...

Srinagar Sightseeing Tour Package

Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in the Kashmir valley near the river Jhelum. The city is popular for its exquisite natural environment and surrounding, gardens, waterfronts, and houseboats. It is known for the traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and pashmina shawls, silverware, and traditional ornamental jewelry. The name Srinagar is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Sri’ means Goddess Lakshmi and ‘Nagar’ means the city. It is known as the city of lakes. It has captivating picturesque Himalayan landscapes, glittering lakes, snow-clad mountains, and magnificent Mughal architecture. If you are an adventure seeker then you can enjoy adventurous activities like hiking, mountain biking, and trekking that will give you pleasure.

Places of attraction

The Sightseeing tour to Srinagar will give you a chance to visit the most prominent locations of the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. There is a list of some most visited places in Srinagar is given below:

Dal lake

It is an urban lake known as the lake of flowers. It has unique views in 4 different seasons. It is known as the gem of Srinagar. It is an important source of commercial functions in fishing and water plant harvesting. The dal lake will offer you the bizarre Shikara ride.

Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden

It is home to around 65 varieties of tulips. The garden is built on sloping ground in a terraced technique consisting of seven decks. The garden was spread in 2007 to foster floriculture and tourism in Kashmir. It is the largest tulip garden in Asia.

Shalimar Bagh

Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden in Srinagar. It is also known as Farah Baksh and Faiz Baksh. It was built in 1619 by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan. This garden was considered the high point of Mughal horticulture. It is popularly known as the crown of Srinagar.

Nigeen Lake

It is a eutrophic lake located in Srinagar. It is sometimes believed to be part of Dal Lake. it is a popular tourist attraction in Jammu Kashmir. It is known for its relatively squeaky-clean water as compared to Dal Lake. the Word Nigeen lake is derived from the word ‘Nageena’.

Aru Valley

Aru valley is cited for its scenic meadows located in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a tourist spot popular among travel enthusiasts due to its peaceful atmosphere and scenic splendor. It is a village and a base camp for trekkers and adventurers.

Shankaracharya Hill

The place is located in the Zabarwan range in Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir. It is comprised of the Jyoteshwara temple that is dedicated to Lord Shiva which was visited by the sage Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century. The temple is located at the height of 1,000 feet above the floor of the valley.

Nishat Garden

Nishat garden or bagh is a terraced garden built by Mughals in 1633 on the eastern side of Dal Lake. It is the second-largest Mughal garden in Kashmir valley. The name Nishat Garden has a Persian root that means garden of Joy, Gladness, and Delight.

Conclusion

All the above-mentioned places are popular tourist attraction spots in Srinagar. It is an impeccable location that is suitable for all types of travelers including families, couples, friends, and even solo travelers. You can book Hotels in Srinagar for relaxing and comfortable accommodation.

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