With its bright shimmering lakes, rivers and waterfalls, iridescent mountain tops, gleaming glaciers and coats of velvety green fields, The kashmir valley so beautiful that it is always referred to as the Heaven on Earth. Srinagar lies in the heart of this valley, with Dal Lake adding jewel to the paradise Srinagar is. There are many places in and around Srinagar which will just take your breath away when it come to scenic beauty. Places such as Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Yushmarg are equally famous amongst the tourist.
Mughal emperor Jahangir rightly articulated the beauty of this place by saying “Gar firdaus, ruhe zamin ast, hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin asto” which translates to “If there is Heaven on Earth, It’s here, it’s here, it’s here”.
Local places of interest include Mughal gardens, Chasm-e-Shahi, Shankracharya, Nagin Lake and HouseBoats of Dal Lake. Shikara ride in the morning on the Dal Lake and looking at the imposing Himalayan ranges makes up for a feeling one should experience once in a lifetime.
|Languages spoken||Hindi, Urdu, Kashmiri, English|