Kashmir

About Kashmir

India is a land of cultural diversity and geographical variations, and, thus, India offers tourism year round. The crown of Indian tourism is the Himalayan region and the beautiful valleys. Ever heard about “Heaven on earth”? Yeah. That is Srinagar, the capital of the northern most state of India, Jammu and Kashmir. Welcome to the abode of Houseboats and Shikaras, Srinagar. Tour packages to Srinagar, situated approx. 800 km from New Delhi, and are very popular all round the year. Srinagar is a beauty to soak up in every season. Tour packages to Srinagar can be taken up on bike, cars, or by air. Though, heavily guarded, Srinagar invites all form of tourist.

 

  1. HOW TO REACH SRINAGAR
  1. By Road – Srinagar is very well connected by road with all the major cities of India, including, the national capital, New Delhi. Most bike tour packages to Srinagar intend to start and halt at Pathankot on the first day and reaching Srinagar the next day.
     
  2. By Air – Srinagar has an international airport, located well within the city, which is well connected to domestic and international airport. Being located in one of the sensitive cities of India, the airport is heavily guarded which again gives a sense of security to the incoming tourist population.
     
  3. By Train – The nearest railway station to Srinagar is Jammu Tawai which is very well connected to other parts of India. From Jammu, the rest of the distance has to be traveled by road, either by local transport or by taxi.

Best time to visit

BEST TIME TO VISIT SRINAGAR

Srinagar, with its enormous beauty, invites people round the year. In springs and summer, the place offers cool breeze away from the heat of the plains, and in winters, this place transforms itself into a white beauty with fresh snow, becoming a welcoming place for honeymooners and snow lovers alike.

  1. Summer season in Srinagar extends from March - June. The temperature around this season is pleasant. However, the weather can also turn unexpectedly warm. The blooming of the gardens, cool breeze of the lakes and the famous festival of Baisakhi being celebrated in Srinagar in all its fervor, makes you want to visit this blossoming place in summers.
     
  2. Monsoon season in Srinagar extends from July to September. The valley doesn’t receive much of rainfall, but, the weather is very pleasant for outdoor travelers. The entire landscape of the valley changes during this season with trees shedding off their leaves and the roads being turned into a canvas. The temperature is slightly cool and one can enjoy riding or strolling along the Dal.
     
  3. Winter Season in Shimla extends from October to February. The temperature starts falling and by the time winter actually sets in, the dip is almost up to -15 Deg C. Since the valley receives plenty of sunshine, one wakes up to pleasant mornings and as the evening approaches, chill sets in. Srinagar also receives plenty of snowfall, so this time is ideal for snow lovers.

Best Places To Visit

The major attractions generally included in the tour packages to Srinagar are the famous Dal Lake, take a tour of the lake on a Shikara and can visit the floating vegetable market, Nehru Garden, Char Chinar, all of which are situated in the Dal Lake. Tour packages to Srinagar also allow you to visit the Shankaracharya Temple, situated on the Hill Top, amidst the armed force security area. Camera is not allowed, but the view of the Pir Panjal Range and the Srinagar Valley is amazing. You get a full view of the Dal Lake and the floating rainbow of the colourful Shikaras and Houseboats. On these tour packages, also visit the beautiful Mughal Gardens (Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh and Chashme Shahi) amidst their splendid beauty cheers you up with their blooming flowers, terraced gardens, fountains and Chinar trees. Salim Ali National Park, Indra Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Pari Mahal, Badamwari Garden, are some other places of tourist interest which one can visit while touring Srinagar.

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