Holiday in Srinagar

Memorable Holiday in Srinagar

Laced along the banks of River Jhelum and in the heart of the Kashmir valley, Srinagar is a beautiful city in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is also the summer capital of the state. Located at an altitude of 1, 730 meters above the sea level, this charming town attracts a large number of tourists not only in India but all around the world. As a famous tourist destination and hill resort, it is blessed with the beauty of nature by forming a pictorial abode through the mountains, where nature plays the role of both, the director and backdrop. The spectacular glimpses of white-snow covered mountain peaks and trees welcome you with refreshing breeze. Exclusively landscaped gardens, serene mountain, the blossoming gardens, serene Dal and Nagin lakes, the peaceful accommodation in houseboats and the tranquil waterways makes Srinagar a magical place to spend holiday. EaseMyTrip.in offers a number of Srinagar holiday packages, which allows you to enjoy the best of this charming place offer!
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Amazing Golden Triangle
Rs. 11,250/- pp*
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Golden Triangle Tour
Rs. 14,879/- pp*
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A Luxurious Golden Triangle
Rs. 46,979/- pp*
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Best Sightseeing Places in Srinagar

Srinagar is a beautiful hill resort in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Apart from the appealing natural beauty, there are many tourist attractions which you must appreciate during your Srinagar vacation.

Mughal Gardens:
Developed by the rulers of the Mughal dynasty, these landscaped gardens consist of Chashmashahi Garden, Nishat Garden and Shalimar Garden. These gardens are very pleasent and perfect for being a holiday / picnic spot.
Dal Lake:
A jewel and most important sightseeing place of the city, Dal Lake offers a pictorial backdrop with mountains on three sides. Taking Shikara rides and staying in the houseboats (that stand lining its edges) is a must. So, make sure you take Shikara rides during your Srinagar travel.
Nagin Lake:
Another beautiful lake of the city, which is surrounded with manicured flowerbeds and groves of Chinar, popular and willow.
Shankaracharya Temple:
Situated on the Takht-e-Suleiman hill, the Shankaracharya Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed to be the oldest Hindu shrine of the Kashmir valley.
Hazratbal Shrine:
Located opposite to the Nishat Bagh on the banks of Dal Lake, the Hazratbal Shrine houses the Moi-e-Muqqadus (preserved sacred hair) of Prophet Mohammad. It is one of the most popular and shrines in the city, revered by Hindus as well as Muslims.

Best Time for Holidaying in Srinagar

Before booking Srinagar holiday package, you must be aware of the climate and weather of Srinagar. Like, other places of Kashmir valley, Srinagar enjoy a pleasant climate and therefore, travelers love to visit the city throughout the year. However, the best time to admire the beauty of Srinagar is from the month of April to October. During this period, people can admire the real beauty of this city as the whole valley gets covered with blossoms. So, be careful and plan your Srinagar tour accordingly.

Must Buy Things from Srinagar

Srinagar is truly a shopper's paradise where you can explore a number shopping attractions. In fact, a Srinagar trip won't leave you mesmerized but also but also introduce you with its wonderful arts and crafts. Srinagar has an abundance of handicrafts which are known for their exquisite work and uniqueness. Some of the unique items you can buy back home from Srinagar are Carpets, dry fruits (Apricots, figs, dates and raisins), Silk and Tweeds, Pashmina Shawls, exclusive Papier Mache products, Brassware, Woodwork, Silverware and Copperware, Wall hangings, and Chain Stitch Embroidery, many other things. Lal Chowk, Residency Road, Badshah Chowk and Polo View Markets are some of the famous markets in Srinagar.

Explore Options to Reach Srinagar

Srinagar is easily accessible from other parts of India through all means of transportations (Air, Rail and Road). Read on to know how you can reach Srinagar before booking Srinagar holiday packages.
By Air
Srinagar Airport has operates regular domestic flights to Leh, Chandigarh, Jammu and Delhi and occasional international flights. Moreover, a number of private and public airlines operate out of Srinagar.
By Train
Srinagar railway station or Nowgam railway station connects the city to other major cities of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Presently, services are offered to Baramulla and Banilal. The railway station is just 8 KM away from the city centre.
By Road
The Srinagar city is well connected by many highways, including the National Highway 1D and National Highway 1A.
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