Jammu and Kashmir Map
- 08 - Srinagar Getaway
is a a classic flight getaway for the Summers and Winters. Summers
get visited for enjoying some good weather beating the heat in the
plains. Winter is about enjoying the snow experience.
View - Typically repeat visitors to Kashmir seeking a mix of
luxury and relaxation, stay put in Srinagar at a lakeside resort
while enjoying the lake experience and Kashmiri hospitality.
Gulmarg and Pahalgam are more scenic but do not have
personalised hospitality of houseboats and luxury of some of the
lakeside hotels. Ideal for a romantic getaway ().
gets direct flights from Delhi, Mumbai and Jammu.
Distance : Dal
lake area is 15 kms from Airport and Nagin area is a few kilometers
- All round the year.
to do - Activities here
comprise Tour of the city by shikara, water skiing, swimming, surf
riding and motor boating on the Nagin Lake. Guests may instead just
relax and enjoy the view of the lake. 15 days a year (Around Mid-March
to Mid-April) Tulip Gardens here bloom
like the ones in Netherlands and this is a popular time for guests to
arrive for a getaway. A day visit to Gulmarg and a Gondola ride from
Gulmarg is also a popular day excursions for guests.
Stay : 3 nights to a week.
Accommodation Options -
Lake - Houseboats are excellent stay options. Houseboats
in Dal Lake are categorised broadly into Deluxe and standard
category. We only recommend deluxe or better category houseboats
such as Meena
of Vale, Young
Morning Star etc.
Lalit Srinagar is the only heritage Grand option here which
is top of the line option and represents the best and most
luxurious hotels of Srinagar
Lakeview is an erstwhile ITDC Hotel. Both these have lake
views and spreadout resort like feel. At these hotels
guests arrive to savour the lakeside experience.
Lake - This is a more secluded part of Dal Lake which is
preferred by the sophisticated travellers and honeymooners.
Es Salam is a boutique hotel here (16 rooms) providing best
of lakefront, personalised amenities and exclusivity.
side houseboats have an open area around where they are moored
and so kids get a feeling of space and not feel cramped. Gurkha
Houseboats and Zaffer
Houseboats are the three recommended here for guests.
to email@example.com with
dates of travel for a firm quote (hotel cost and transportation) with
an indicative date of arrival and kind of hotels you prefer (Top end,
comfortable, mid-segment or economy).