Kashmir

3 days trip to Srinagar Kashmir

SRINAGAR, KASHMIR – Experiencing The Heaven on Earth in 3 Days

ABOUT KASHMIR TRIP It is said that Kashmir is the most beautiful place on earth. As the Mughal Emperor Jahangir said ‘If there is a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here’. After visiting the place, I can vouch that this quote is 100% true. The beautiful Dal Lake of Srinagar, the hills of Pahalgram and snow clad mountains of Gulmarg and Sonamarg are just a sight to behold. The beauty of…

Tulip Garden Srinagar

TULIP GARDEN KASHMIR

With more than one million tulip bulbs planted, Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden is the largest Tulip garden in Asia, situated in Srinagar, Kashmir and the second largest in the world after Keukenhof Gardens, situated in South Holland, Netherlands. Government of Jammu & Kashmir as a strategy to boost tourism in Kashmir opened Tulip Garden in year 2007. It is spread across 30 hectares of land with Zabarwan Mountain in the backdrop overlooking the Dal Lake. This beautiful…

Where to stay in Srinagar

WHERE TO STAY IN SRINAGAR, KASHMIR

Almost all tourist places like Tulip Garden, Shalimar Bagh, Pari Mahal, Shankaracharya Temple etc. in Srinagar are close to the Dal Lake. Therefore, the best place to stay in Srinagar is either at the banks of Dal Lake or close by. Being a beautiful tourist destination, Srinagar is full of multiple choices of hotels – luxurious, mid range and budgeted hotels to choose from. You can also plan to stay on a houseboat (Shikara). Following are some…

Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar

THE LUXURIOUS – LALIT GRAND PALACE SRINAGAR

Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar is the most popular hotel in Srinagar. For most of the people it is the very 1st choice. The palace was originally known as Gulab Bhawan. Maharaja Pratap Singh built this in 1910. Maharaja Pratap Singh and his son Maharaj Hari Singh often used Gulab Bhavan as their residence for summers. Later, after Independence, the palace was converted into a Hotel and was known as Grand Palace Hotel. Many renowned celebrities, famous industrialists and…

Brief History about Jammu & Kashmir

BRIEF HISTORY OF JAMMU & KASHMIR

Jammu & Kashmir was a princely state under the British rule in India, which means it was ruled by the king but with an agreement to pay taxes in return. It was ruled of Maharaja Hari Singh. On 15thAug’ 1947, when India gained independence, Maharaja Hari Singh was given a choice to either join India or Pakistan or remain independent. He chose to remain independent but on a unfaithful day of 22nd October’1947, Pakistan attacked Kashmir (commonly known…

Wazwan Srinagar

MUST TRY RESTAURANTS IN SRINAGAR

Do not miss out on the delicacies of Kashmir while visiting Srinagar. Food plays an integral part in the culture of Kashmir and some of the dishes are very authentic, rare and only available in the valley. Below are some of the good choices of restaurants in Srinagar, which one may consider trying, to enjoy the wonderful delicacies of Kashmir. THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN SRINAGAR, CLOSE TO DAL LAKE 1. The Chinar at Lalit Grand Palace, Srinagar…