Gar firdaus baruhe zamin ast | Hamin asto, hamin asto , hamin asto " If there be a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here "

 


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Dal Lake Houseboats

 Many tourists are attracted to Srinagar by the charm of staying on a houseboat, which provides the unique experience of living on the water in a cedar-panelled elegant bedroom, with all the conveniences of a luxury hotel. Srinagar's thousand or so houseboats are moored along sections of the Dal and Nagin Lakes.

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Srinagar Tour

Srinagar is located in the heart of the Kashmir valley at an altitude of 1,730 m above sea level, The Dal & 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.

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Tulip Garden

The gardens all follow the same rectangular layout with a series of terraces rising one above the other up the hillside. Down the centre flows a stone channel carrying water through a series of pools and cascades. This system of carrying running water through the artificial cascades, and the layout of the fountains, .

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Shalimar Garden

The gardens all follow the same rectangular layout with a series of terraces rising one above the other up the hillside. Down the centre flows a stone channel carrying water through a series of pools and cascades. This system of carrying running water through the artificial cascades, and the layout of the fountains, .

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Skiing in Gulmarg

The name means 'Meadow Of Flowers' In winter, Gulmarg acquires a new persona - that of the country's premier skiing resorts.. The world’s highest ski lift will whisk you away to Kongdoori Mountain, on the shoulder of Mount Affarwat, which at 13,780 feet is the highest ski point in the Himalayas. .

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Gulmarg Tour

The name means 'Meadow Of Flowers' In winter, Gulmarg acquires a new persona - that of the country's premier skiing resorts.. The world’s highest ski lift will whisk you away to Kongdoori Mountain, on the shoulder of Mount Affarwat, which at 13,780 feet is the highest ski point in the Himalayas. .

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Gulmarg Tour

The name means 'Meadow Of Flowers' In winter, Gulmarg acquires a new persona - that of the country's premier skiing resorts.. The world’s highest ski lift will whisk you away to Kongdoori Mountain, on the shoulder of Mount Affarwat, which at 13,780 feet is the highest ski point in the Himalayas. .

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Gulmarg Tour

The name means 'Meadow Of Flowers' In winter, Gulmarg acquires a new persona - that of the country's premier skiing resorts.. The world’s highest ski lift will whisk you away to Kongdoori Mountain, on the shoulder of Mount Affarwat, which at 13,780 feet is the highest ski point in the Himalayas. .

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Peaceful Pahalgam

Pahalgam is situated at the junction of the Aru and Sheshnag Rivers and surrounded by soaring, fir-covered mountains with bare, snow-capped peaks rising behind them. The Aru flows down from the Kolahoi glacier beyond Lidderwat while the Sheshnag from glaciers along the great Himalayan. .

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Sonamarg Mountain & Trekking

The Meadow Of Gold At a height of 2,740m, Sonamarg is the last major point in the Kashmir valley before the Zoji La pass into Ladakh . At the pass the green, lush Kashmiri landscape abruptly switches to the barren, dry landscape of Ladakh. Sonamarg is thus not only a good base for treks but also a jumping off point for trips into Ladakh. .

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Inimitable Kashmir Himalayas

The most popular trek originating from Sonamarg is the Kashmir Lake Trek. It covers the lakes of Gangabal, Vishansar, Kishansar, and close to the Harrnukh peak. The trail first crosses the Nichinai Pass (13 ,387 ft) and then enters the alpine valleys that eventually lead to the Gangabal Lake. Vishansar, Vishnu's Lake, is just over 12,000 ft and slightly larger than the 12,500 ft Kishansar,

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Gardens
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Mughal Gardens
Nishat, Shalimar and Chashma Shahi are the three famous Mughal gardens which are situated around the Dal Lake. These Mughal gardens are beautifully laid out with fountains and cascading streams and terraced lawns. These Mughal Gardens were the Mughal Emperors' concept of paradise and are today very popular places for picnic and excursion. The Chashma Shahi is the first Mughal Garden which is set into the slopes of its circling hills. This tastefully laid garden commands a magnificent view of the Dal Lake below and surrounding mountain ranges. Chashma
 

Nishat and Shalimar are very large gardens, located much further down the boulevard. Both these gardens are built on a symmetrical plan of central waterways with fountains dividing a series of garden terraces. Nishat Bagh was designed in 1633 AD by Asaf Khan, brother of Nur Jehan. Nishat is the larger of the two gardens and has an impressive plantation of Chenar trees on its highest terrace. The trees were planted during the Mughal period perhaps by the kings themselves. Nishat Bagh is situated on the banks of the Dal Lake, with the Zabarwan Mountains in its backdrop. This 'garden of bliss' commands a magnificent view of the lake and the snow capped Pir Panjal mountain range which stands far away to the west of the valley. The Shalimar Garden is the most famous garden due to its romantic association with Emperor Jahangir and his lovely queen Noor Jahan.

 

 This garden was built by Emperor Jehangir for his wife Nur Jehan. An interesting Sound and Light Show on the love story of the two has been mounted here. The central piece on the upper terrace of Shalimar is the Baradari. It was here that Jahangir relaxed with his beautiful bride surrounded by a million roses and the heady smell of all of them. Shalimar garden is a beautiful garden with sweeping vistas over gardens and lakes, and shallow terraces. The garden is 539 m by 182 m and has four terraces, rising one above the other. A canal lined with polished stones and supplied with water from Harwan runs through the middle of the garden. The fourth terrace is the best terrace, and was once reserved for royal ladies.

 

 

Getting around in Srinagar
The most delightful way of getting around Srinagar is to go by Shikara, the little gondola. You can hire a shikara to go round the Mughal gardens, gliding on the placid waters of the lake. The shikaras have very beautiful names and cushioned interiors. From Jhelum, these shikaras glide gently into the Dal and Nagin Lakes. The another way of going round Srinagar is to hire a bicycle and go round the Mughal Gardens through Srinagar’s wide boulevards. It is also an inexpensive
 

 

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