Settled on the foothills of snow-capped mountains and lush green valleys, Srinagar looks like a picture-prefect postcard. Everything here in Srinagar is extremely fascinating offering spectacular view of the calm lakes, undulating mountain ranges and emerald green vegetation.
Srinagar is the largest city of the Indian state Jammu & Kashmir. This is also the summer capital of the state, lying on the banks of the Jhelum River. Jhelum passes through the city and valleys before it makes the final leap into the water of Dal Lake.
City of Srinagar is particularly famous for its lakes. Ground of Srinagar is dotted with many lakes and swamps namely Dal, Nigeen, Anchar, Gil Sar, Khushal Sar and Hokersar. During winter, Hokersar becomes the home to thousands of migratory birds from Siberia and other parts of Central Asia. It is indeed a real pleasure to visit the wetlands of Hokersar either during winter or during spring.
Srinagar is the city which flaunts natural assets with best of best features. Deep blue sky overlooking the rolling mountains and prosperous green valleys is a treat to your eyes. Houseboats floating in the water of Dal Lake enable one to take a close view of its floating market selling fruits, vegetables and flowers.
Srinagar gives a glimpse of Hindu as well as Muslim culture. This city has been ruled by many Hindu and Muslim rulers. Colourful traditions and religious practices of Srinagar reflect this merger of multi-cultures. This city creates a fascinating contrast of a busy city-life against the backdrop of tranquil mountains and gleaming green valleys.
Apart from its vast natural beauty, Srinagar is also famous for its delicious foods. This place produces the best-of-class “Kesar” or saffron. Some strands of pure Kashmiri saffron is all you need to make foods incredibly delicious and aromatic. Come to Srinagar and fill every inch of your soul with the remarkable amalgamation of amazing nature and humble people.