Srinagar is situated in , it is a famous city of .
Srinagar is a city of lakes and waterways,with beautiful gardens and picturesque wooden architecture. The city is also called summer capital of the state. Jhelum river passes through the city. Srinagar’s shrines and mosques are among city’s most attractive features. You can also enjoy the glimpse of beautiful Mughal Garden.
King Pravarsena founded the city around 2000 years back. Till 13th century it was ruled by Hindu and Buddhist rulers. And in 14th century Muslim ruler entered the state and continued till the entry of British rule. And in 1947, after the independence it came under the existence of India as a beautiful state.
Majority of the population is Muslim and Hindu & Sikhs also can be seen. People of Srinagar are great patron of performing art. The Kashmiri music of Sufiana genre is also very melodious. The culture has a mix blend of hindu & muslim in it. The ladies of the state are considered as most beautiful of the nation.
Dal Lake: It is a beautiful lake in the city. You can pass a night in houseboat of the lake.
Pari Mahal: This is a beautiful fort. In past days it was a Buddhist Monastery having a beautiful garden. Now, it is a school of astrology.
Mughal Garden: There are 3 garden in all, made in Mughal period. One of major attraction of Srinagar, it is a beautiful delight to watch the garden while visiting Srinagar.
Apple Orchard / Saffron Farm: You can visit the beautiful apple and saffron farm. 80% of the apple is provided by Kashmir in the market of India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Tulip Garden: This is Asia’s biggest and one of the most beautiful Tulip Garden. Most of the people visit it in month of April when it is in full bloom.
Trueman: It is a shop in Srinagar, Kashmir’s exalted Pashmina shawls can be bought here in nominal price.
Carpet Shop: You can buy woolen carpet here that are of good quality and cheaper.
Ahdoo’s Hotel & Restaurant: This is the fine place for robust meals and non- veg eateries.
Mummy Please Restaurant: Its modern fast food centre in the city. It attracts generally young crowd or parent with their children come to visit this point.
By Flight: You can reach to Srinagar by flight from any part of the nation. All major airlines have good connectivity.
By Bus: Government buses run to some part of the state and some major cities like Delhi and Chandigarh.
By Train: There is good connectivity by train to some major cities of India. Indian Railway serve the train service.
Autorickshaw and Rickshaw: autorickshaw and rickshaw are available in the city to travel from one point to another.
Taxi: The best way to travel in the city is taxi, you can book it at the negotiable amount .
Minibus: There are minibuses on some fixed routes. You can explore the point of interest in the city on the minibus also.
Carry Passport Inc. Visa, Cash Card, Credit Card, Health Insurance Card if any, Vaccination Booklet, Program Booklet, Important Phone Numbers and Extra Passport Copy.
Carry your sun cream, hand sanitizers, soap/Shampoo, personal medicines and ant diarrheal medicines.
Avoid wearing too short clothes. Carry your Sunglasses, party clothing and representative clothing.
In terms of Electronics, must carry your phone+charger, photo-video cam, E-banking.
Other miscellaneous things to carry are travel guide, books/magazines, playing cards, neck-pillow,