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Planning a Trip to Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir

Trip to Srinagar from Himachal Pradesh
Thanks to the efforts of State and Central Governments that Srinagar is again poised to become one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. Srinagar is also known as heaven on earth because of its amazing panoramic views, scenic beauty, pleasant weather and climate along with astonishing green deodar trees.

Location of Srinagar

The Capital city of Jammu & Kasmir, Srinagar is located on the banks of river Jhelum which is a tributary to the river Indus. The river flows through the enchanting, mesmerising and fascinating Kashmir valley.

Jammu is the winter capital and Srinagar is the Summer Capital of J&K. Distance of Srinagar from Delhi is around 875 Kms and is located at the extreme North. Srinagar has soothing and charming climate and this region attracts thousands of tourists to this place round the year.

Summers in Srinagar are splendid, wonderful, delightful and enchanting because of its comforting,peaceful and relaxing weather. Temperature in Srinagar Kashmir ranges between 10 degrees to 25 degrees. Winters in Srinagar and Kashmir Valley is breathtaking though very chilly but will definitely give you pleasure. Snow capped deodars in winters are beautiful and has a soothing effect.

Places to visit in Srinagar

DAL LAKE
is the famous attraction in Srinagar. Staying in House boats is a wonderful experiencel. Boating in the lake is quite enjoyable.

Hazratbal Dargah is a religious pilgrim place near Dal Lake.

About 30 Kms of Srinagar is Wular Lake the famous and largest fresh water lake. People are attracted by the picturesque view of the lake with scenic mountains surrounding it.

Another attractions include Jama Masjid and Klanqah-e-Molla Shrine in Srinagar

You can also trek to the hill top to visit the ancient Shankaracharya Temple

Do not forget to carry light woollens during summers and heavy woollens during winters while travelling

How to reach Srinagar

By Road Very well connected with the national highway from Jammu and frequent bus and taxi service is available to Srinagar

By Train Nearest station is Udhampur. Frequent buses and taxis ply between Udhampur and srinagar

By Air Daily flights are available from Delhi to Srinagar

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