Local Attractions

Exploring the Beauty Srinagar

  1. Shikara Ride: Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Dal Lake with a traditional Shikara ride. Glide through the serene waters, taking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and Mughal gardens.

  2. Houseboat Visit: Explore the unique houseboat culture of Kashmir by visiting some of the intricately designed houseboats on Dal Lake. Engage with local vendors selling handicrafts and experience the floating markets.

Cultural and Historical Attractions:

 

  1. Mughal Gardens: Visit the nearby Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh, two exquisite Mughal gardens that showcase the grandeur of Mughal architecture amidst vibrant flowerbeds and cascading fountains.

  2. Hazratbal Shrine: Discover the spiritual richness of Srinagar by visiting the Hazratbal Shrine, a revered Muslim shrine located on the northern shores of Dal Lake.

Local Markets and Shopping:

 

  1. Boulevard Road Shopping: Take a leisurely stroll along Boulevard Road and explore the local markets. Shop for intricately designed Kashmiri handicrafts, including Pashmina shawls, rugs, and exquisite papier-mâché items.

  2. Floating Vegetable Market: Witness the unique floating vegetable market on Dal Lake, where local farmers gather to sell fresh produce from their Shikaras. It offers a vibrant and lively glimpse into the local way of life.

Adventure and Nature Activities:

 

  1. Hiking at Shankaracharya Temple: Embark on a trek to the Shankaracharya Temple, perched atop a hill, offering panoramic views of Srinagar and Dal Lake. The trek is both invigorating and rewarding.

  2. Bird Watching: Dal Lake is a haven for bird watchers. Keep an eye out for migratory birds, especially during the winter months, as the lake becomes a temporary home to a variety of avian species.

Culinary Delights:

 

  1. Local Cuisine: Indulge in the rich flavors of Kashmiri cuisine. Try local delicacies such as Rogan Josh, Yakhni, and Wazwan at the resort's restaurant or explore nearby eateries.

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