BEFORE YOU DEPART
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It’s safe to visit. Kashmir has been doing well both in domestic and international tourism since last few years.
Houseboats are 2 km away from city and about 5 minutes Shikara from Boulevard Road.
Luxurious Hotels are available throughout the world, but houseboat accommodation in the beautiful Vale offers a unique and unforgettable experience so it is better to stay in a Houseboat in Kashmir.
CHOOSING A TRIP
The best time to visit Srinagar is March to October. Srinagar has a domestic airport connecting it to other parts of India. The nearest railway station is at Jammu, from Jammu taxi’s and buses are available to go to Srinagar
Things to carry while traveling to Kashmir in April, May, and June With the shift from spring to summer, the month of April, May and June offer a bit of everything; rain, heat, and cold. The city is at its peak then, you can stroll in Mughal Gardens, take shikara rides on the Dal lake, go for trekking, skiing and rafting. It is all here, and it can all be done in this pleasant weather.
A couple of things you want to carry to enjoy your trip to the fullest:
- Umbrella/Raincoat– You might experience brief showers and its best to keep yourself protected.
- Trekking boots- These are usually helpful in Sonamarg and Gulmarg, where the ice level is high.
- Moisturizers- Remember to carry your cold creams for the night and other parts of the day if it gets cold. Also, do not forget to carry sunscreens as higher altitude are likely to give sunburns quickly.
- Small traveling bag – They will be suitable to carry important things like cash, mobile phone, and medicines.
You must always carry a first aid box with you, whenever on a trip. So pack your necessary medicines and tablets, anti allergic pills, antiseptic, anti nausea pills, bandages, and other prescribed medications. If you fall ill in a new place, these are the first things which will help you.
Dal Lake: Dal Lake lies at the foot of the Shridhara mountain. It is a very popular lake with houseboats and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Srinagar. Instead of staying in a regular hotel room, rent a houseboat on the Dal Lake for a unique experience and holiday in India.
Nagin Lake: This is also a popular location where houseboats can be rented.Nishat Bagh: A picturesque Mughal garden is situated on the banks of the Dal Lake.
Nishat Bagh: A picturesque Mughal garden is situated on the banks of the Dal Lake.
Shalimar Bagh: This is the largest Mughal garden in Kashmir laid out by Emperor Jahangir in 1619. This garden is very popular with tourists.
Chasma -i-Shahi: Close to Dal Lake, a garden laid out by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1632 ( builder of Taj Mahal). It is smaller than the Shalimar Bagh but worth a visit.
Shankaracharya Temple: Is built on top of the Takht-i-Sulaiman hill, also known as Shankaracharya Hill. This temple dates back to the 11th century and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
On your Kashmir trip, make sure that you carry all the necessary documents and identity papers. Carry your visa, tickets, license and other permits with you all the time, as the place being a little tight on military security, you might need them any time.