Srinagar is the capital city of Kashmir which is located in the northernmost part of India. It is known as the "Queen of the hill stations" crowned by the dazzling snow capped Himalayan ranges that presents an awe inspiring view. This hill station was the favorite resort of the Mughal emperors and due to their special endeavor beautiful gardens were laid which still continue to attract the tourists from every corners of the globe. Fascinated by its beauty, the Mughal emperor Jahangir named the Kashmir valley, where Srinagar is located, as the "Paradise on Earth". The river Jhelum crossing the valley adds to the charm which is also the witness to several historical outcomes.
Bedecked with beautiful lakes, gardens and apple orchards Srinagar has many attractive sites to visit. The Dal Lake encircled by the silvery mountain ranges present a splendid view and boating for few hours in Shikara can be a wonderful experience to be cherished forever. The luxurious and intricately designed houseboats in the Dal Lake can be the dream place to spend few days. Visit this unique place with Srinagar holiday packages to enjoy a marvelous vacation trip.
The islands in the Dal Lake like Char Chinar, Nehru Park are good picnic spots to enjoy a day out. The Shalimar Bag is a famous garden built by Jahangir with beautiful blooms of seasonal flowers and springs of eye catching beauty. Chashmasahi is another garden and the smallest of the Mughal gardens which is famous for its Royal Spring. Nishaat Bag is also another beautiful garden having 12 terraces adorned with colorful flower beds and pine trees. These gardens present a grand spectacular view of the Dal Lake against the backdrop of the mountain ranges.
Wular Lake is the largest fresh water lake that makes the visitor spell bound with its placid waters and the serenity created by the oak and pine trees surrounded by the mountain ranges. The Nagin Lake which is also a part of the Dal Lake is the most beautiful lake known as the "Jewel in the Ring" surrounded by the trees. The Hazratbal Shrine and Shankaracharya Temple are the other attractions of Srinagar. Enjoy this spectacular tour trip with Srinagar holiday packages.
As a famous hill station Srinagar provides the access for other adventurous excursions to other beautiful valleys. Gulmarg or "The valley of Flowers" is the most visited spot and the horse ride along the deep gorges of the mountain ranges adds thrill and charm to the adventurous persons.
The landscape of the Pahalgaon valley has breath taking beauty with the Lidder River passing through the valley. Sonmarg is the most important point of Kashmir valley almost near to the Zozilla Pass presenting awesome snowy landscapes beyond any description. Book your Srinagar holiday packages and get an insight to this astonishing tour destination.
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