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Srinagar Tours

Lake in Srinagar Beat the scorching heat of the summer; take a break into beautiful Hill Station of Srinagar. We bring to amazing Srinagar Tours which will definitely liven up your mood and give you the best vacation of your life. Srinagar is the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. A trip to this mesmerizing land will let you enjoy the scintillating hill resort which is ideally located in the Kashmir valley. Here you can marvel at the splendid beauty of the lovely lakes and the houseboats and of course the picturesque landscape. Also indulge in buying some of the wide variety of dry fruits and the traditional Kashmiri handicrafts which are few of the major attractions of the city.

With your Srinagar Tour marvel at the spell bound beauty. Take a break where you will be captivated by the Chinar trees, great antiquity and everything that describes beauty. Few of the major attractions that you will come across while on your Srinagar Tours are given below.

Dal Lake: As you take your Srinagar Tour, you will realize that nature has been quite king towards this city. One of the major blessings of nature is the Dal Lake. This fascinating lake is located at the heart of Srinagar. Marvel at the glittering water which is embraced by snowy mountains dotted with hundreds of lovely houseboats, pretty orchards and lovely Mughal gardens studded on the shore exuding scenic charm. This Lake is a must visit in this wonderful city.

Wular Lake:
With your Srinagar Tour you should also visit Wular Lake. This is the largest freshwater lake in India, spanning over 200 sq/km. This Lake is located about 32 Kms to the northwest of the city. The attractive part is that the view of the snow capped mountains hemming one side of the Lake. Enjoy the pristine valley exuding a pictorial charm.

Hazratbal Shrine:
This place is highly revered by the Muslims. You can however visit this place to marvel at the white edifice sitting on the banks of the bewitchingly beautiful Dal Lake. This is a sacred pilgrimage site of the Muslims. This place draws a large number of devotees who visit to pay obeisance to the Prophet and his relics which are stored here. You will be amazed to know that this popular Islamic shrine also contains a strand of Prophet's hair.

Khanqah E Molla:
This magnificent site is placed on the banks of the charming River Jhelum. This holy shrine of Muslims is also called Shah-e-Hamdan carries all "the secrets of Allah". Visit this and get amazed by the splendid wood architecture.

Jama Masjid:
While on your Srinagar Tour you should not forget to visit the Jama Masjid. This is a fine specimen of Islamic architecture which was built in 1674. Visit this place and marvel at the beautiful prayer halls, a lovely compound which resembles Mughal Garden. You will also realize that the masjid has an air of sanctity attached with it.

Shankaracharya Temple:
Perched at an altitude of about 1100 ft on Takht-e-Suleiman Hill you can visit the ancient Shankaracharya Temple. This Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was built by Raja Gopadatya. The temple earlier known as Gopadri and later came to be known as Shankaracharya Temple when Shankaracharya resided here for few days about 10th centuries ago.

How to Reach:

By Air: Srinagar is well connected by air with Delhi. There is a daily flight to Delhi via Jammu by Indian airlines. There are weekly flights operated by Indian Airlines for Leh from Srinagar.

By Rail: The nearest railhead is in Jammu Tawi, which is 305 km from Srinagar.

By Road: Srinagar is well connected by road to important places like Chandigarh (630 km), Delhi (876 km), Jammu (298 km), Leh, Kargil, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, and Pahalgam.

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