Located in the heart of the Kashmir Valley which was seen by the ancients as ‘Paradise on Earth’, Srinagar’s landscape is interspersed with greenery, lakes and hillocks. The city is spread out along the banks of the Jhelum River and is famous for its surrounding natural beauty and postcard tourist spots. The two parts of the city are connected by nine bridges. The Hari Parbat and the Shankar Acharya hills lie on either side of the city. UNESCO has recognised some of these famous buildings of the city as heritage sites. Some of the famous temples are Shankaracharya Temple, Martand Sun Temple, Kheer Bhavani Temple, Pandrethan Temple, etc. The Hazratbal shrine, Dal Lake, Wullar Lake, etc. are some prominent attractions of the destination. Srinagar is also a place for trekking and hiking. The most popular trekking route from Srinagar is to the sacred Amarnath cave. An excursion can be taken to Pahalgam and the Dachigam National Park.Srinagar is connected by flights to the Srinagar Airport. Indian Airlines provides daily flight service to Srinagar from Delhi, Mumbai and Jammu. The nearest rail station is at Jammu which is almost 300 km away. Bus services are provided by quite a few tour operators from neighbouring regions to Srinagar. Tourists can shop for Pashmina Shawls and stoles, handmade Kashmiri carpets, wooden crafts and the Papier Machie products which are exquisitely crafted and unique to Srinagar. Srinagar is well known for its Saffron, which is considered as the royal spice. Tourists can visit the Saffron field along the Srinagar – Anantnag Highway, which is at a distance of 13 km from Srinagar to buy Saffron, fresh from the farmers.
* Prices are per person in Inr and subject to availability, The cost of outbound packages are payable in convertible foreign exchange (at the current prevailing exchange rates) for Indian residents traveling under the BTQ & other schemes subject to RBI regulations except the cost of Airline ticket. Accommodation (if included) is based on twin share basis. Seasonal and weekend surcharges may apply, meals & sightseeing are as per itinerary. All transfers in SIC basis unless otherwise specified, other terms and conditions apply.