Tourists make a beeline for Dal Lake where they prefer to hire Shikara and can shops for the local Kashmiri items from floating markets.

Things to do in Srinagar

Planing a trip to Srinagar? Then get ready for the most memorable trip as this place is truly a dream destination for all vacationers. Explore some astounding places like Mughal gardens- Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Garden, and Chashme Shahi Garden, each garden is unique in its way, enjoy picnics here in these gardens for a unique experience, Visit Asia’s largest Tulip garden.

If you are planning to visit this garden in March and April then you will encounter over 40 species of Tulips. This beautiful Srinagar offers some historical places to history enthusiasts. Hari Parbat frot or Kooh-e-Maran, ravishing Pari Mahal, and the 18th-century mosque- the Khanqah Shah-i-Hmadan- one of the most visited places in Srinagar.

A trip to Srinagar is incomplete without visiting the most popular religious site- the Hazratbal Shrine where the hair strand of Prophet Mohammad is preserved. Explore some other places like- Shankaracharya temple -one of the famous Hindu temples, visit the Kheer Bhawani temple too for serenity. 

Srinagar is the most frequented place in Jammu & Kashmir. Tourists make a beeline for Dal Lake where they prefer to hire Shikara. Tourists can shop for the local Kashmiri items from floating markets. A lot of Bollywood films have been shot at Dal Lake. Due to the scenic and picturesque view, Srinagar is considered to be the heart of Jammu & Kashmir where most of the activities are centered.

Enjoy shopping at the streets of this marvelous place and do not forget to shop for some famous items like- embroidered clothes, leather goods, woodcrafts and carpets, Kashmiri tea, Pashmina apparels, Kashmiri shawls, copper utensils, carpets, walnut wood products, papier mache, and aromatic spices Some famed markets of this place are- Lal Chawk- most popular market place that sells woolen garments, copperware, silver jewelry and spices, carpets, walnut wood products, and so many other things. 

Then there is Polo view another beautiful shopping place to purchase traditional fabric to ethnic handicrafts, souvenirs, Papeir Mache products too, Badshah Chawk- visit this market for pretty home décor handicrafts, apparels and handwoven traditional Kashmiri carpets, Residency road that is located at a very close distance to Lal Chawk offers items from handicrafts to traditional Dogra jewelry. One can even purchase some spices like- pepper, cardamom cinnamon, and dry fruits too.

The floating market on Dal lake is yet another exotic place to shop. Local people sailing in small boats sell fresh vegetables and flowers which is surely a sight to behold. It is the only floating market in India and thus it is counted as one of the topmost tourist attractions of Srinagar. Adventure enthusiasts can enjoy rafting in Srinagar. The months of September and October are considered the best for rafting. The Lider Joy ride- between Varganpal and Yaneer Bridge has rapids up to III and Lider Long Ride – between Varganpal and Ganeshpora has rapids ranging up to III are ideal for the beginners.

Enjoy the serene Shikara rides for a soothing experience and get exotic views to capture in your lenses. It is open to visitors all-round the year except during the winter months- December and January as the lake become frozen. Grab a wonderful chance to indulge in City walks that take one along the paths of Srinagar filled with historic charm, marvelous ancient shrines, churches, mosques, water bodies, forts, and markets.

This city walk within the old city of Srinagar provides a unique experience to witness the rich heritage and encounter the cultural influence among the visitors. Get indulge in bird watching. Hokersar and Anchar lake are the aptest places for bird watching. These lakes are about 14km from Srinagar. September to November are the preferable months for this activity. So plan a vacation to this wonderful place for some beautiful memories and witness the exotic places in such a tranquil environment.

Srinagar Packages

Kashmir Trip From Srinagar

3 Nights/4 Days

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7,000 / Person

Heavenly Kashmir Package From Srinagar

3 Nights/4 Days

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Starting From

7,200 / Person

Fascinating Kashmir Package From Srinagar

4 Nights /5 Days

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Starting From

9,999 / Person

Gulmarg Sonmarg Package From Srinagar

3 Nights/4 Days

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  Sight-Seeing         Accommodation  

Starting From

8,100 / Person

Kashmir Vaishno Devi Tour Package

8 Nights/9 Days

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  Sight-Seeing         Accommodation  

Starting From

18,500 / Person

Amarnath Yatra Tour package

2 Nights/3 Days

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  Sight-Seeing         Accommodation  

Starting From

5,900 / Person

Amarnath Vaishno Devi Package from Delhi

10 Nights/11 Days

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  Sight-Seeing         Accommodation  

Starting From

23,500 / Person

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