The capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar lies on the banks of the gorgeous River Jhelum. From the scenic gardens and lakes to the magnificent Mughal architectural wonders, Srinagar has a lot to offer to the holidayers. The Srinagar valley is surrounded by the Himalayas on all sides. One can see the mountains reflecting in the lakes. With a plethora of picturesque views and a cool climate all year round, it is undoubtedly a popular holiday destination for all kinds of holidayers.
Srinagar provides a quintessential site to enjoy activities like kayaking, canoeing, angling and water surfing. Shikara ride on the Dal Lake (Srinagar’s jewel) is a must-do activity. The cultural treasure of the city is well-reflected in the sacred places like Hazratbal Mosque and Shankaracharya Temple. The place is also well-known for its regional handicrafts. Lal Chowk, nestled in the heart of the city offers a great variety of handicrafts, merchandise and exquisite artefacts that one cannot resist taking back home.
State: Jammu & Kashmir
Destination Type: Mountain
Destinations Nearby: Gulamarg 51 km, Sonamarg 80 km, Jammu 266 km
Languages: Kashmiri(Koshur), Hindi, Urdu, and English
Nearest Railway Station: Srinagar
Nearest Airport: Srinagar
Summer: March to June. Summers are hot with temperature ranging from 14°C to 30°C.
Monsoon: July to September. Temperature ranges between -2°C and 10°C.
Winter: October to February. Temperature ranges between -2°C and 10°C.