is located in the heart of the Kashmir valley at an altitude of
1,730 m above sea level, spread on both sides of the river
Jhelum. The Dal and Nagin lakes enhance its picturesque setting,
while the changing play of the seasons and the salubrious
climate ensures that the city is equally attractive to visitors
around the year. ts waterways with their own quaint lifestyle,
the unique Houseboat, the blossoming gardens, water sports
activities, shopping for lovingly handcrafted souvenirs and the
nearby resorts make it a cherished spot among those looking for
a memorable holiday.
Meeting and assistance on arrival at Srinagar airport and
transfer to the Houseboat on Dal Lake
After wash & change we proceed for the sightseeing tour of
The larger and more elaborate pleasure garden of the Mughals is
the Shalimar Bagh, four kms away. Laid out by Emperor Jahangir
for Nur Jahan, this garden is also divided into four terraces
and has a water channel running down its centre. On the topmost
terrace is the pavilion reserved for the royal visitors.
Supported by stunning black marble pillars, the pavilion had
tiny niches that were used to keep fragrant flowers in the day
and light up the pavilion with lamps at night.
We will also visit the important mosques of Srinagar is the
large Jamia Masjid built in 1674. The mosque has thick wooden
pillars, each made from an entire deodar tree. One of the oldest
mosques in Kashmir, the foundation of the building was said to
have been laid as far back as 1398 by Sultan Sikandar. To the
southeast is the Rozahbal Mosque, for some esoteric and strange
reason known as the 'tomb of Jesus'. Across the River Jhelum
lies the Pattar Masjid, built in 1623 for the Empress Nur Jahan.
The mosque was later renamed as the Shahi Masjid.
Evening enjoy the Shikara ride on Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty
that God has graced this city which is often compared to Venice.
You will gat a view of some very interesting places around the
Overnight: Luxury Houseboat